REMARK: This is a live blog and will be updated throughout the game. Updates will be at the bottom – scroll down. You do not need to refresh your browser to see updates.
The Navy and Delaware meet for the seventeenth time in series history when the two face off Saturday afternoon (12:02 p.m. ET) at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium (34,000) in Annapolis.
Navy is 10-7 against Delaware and is riding a three game streak. The last time the two men met was in Annapolis on September 14, 2013, when the Navy eliminated the Blue Hens 51-7.
The Midshipman Brigade March will begin at 11:41 a.m.
The national anthem will take place at 11:51:30 p.m., followed by a flyover.
Saturday’s flyover will feature two T45C Goshawks from VT-86’s Sabrehawks based at Naval Air Station Pensacola. Piloting the lead aircraft will be Lt. Stephen “IRENE” Patricco, USNA Class of 2014 and Cmdr. Ryan “Repo” Dorn, USNA Class of 2007. The wing plane will be piloted by Cmdr. JP Falardeau, USNA Class of 2002 and Lt. Cmdr. Dan “SHILOH” Ruffin USNA Class of 2008. Cmdr will provide ground control and support. Pete “SOSAJ” McMorrow of the Class of 2001. The Sabrehawks are the Navy’s only T-45C advanced jet squadron, training Navy student flight officers for Navy fleet replacement squadrons.
- Saturday’s game will be televised by CBS Sports Network with Chick Hernandez, Randy Cross and Sheehan Stanwick-Burch on the call.
- The Navy Football Tailgate Show on WNAV Radio 1430 AM / 99.9 FM will air from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Saturday with Wylie Baker.
- The Navy Football Pregame Show featuring Pete Medhurst, Joe Miller, Keith Mills and Scott Wykoff and special commentary by John Feinstein will begin at 11:00 a.m. on the Navy Radio Network, followed by game action beginning at noon with Medhurst, Miller and Mills on roll call.
- Following the contest, Medhurst, Miller, Mills and Wykoff will recap the day’s events in a 30-minute post-match broadcast.
- A look at Annapolis will also cover the game on Twitter and Facebook.
Category: Events, LIFE IN THE AREA, Local News, NEWS, Post on FB, Sports