Army vs. Navy live score, updates, highlights from 2021 football rivalry game



The Black Knights will look to earn a win against the Midshipmen on Saturday afternoon in one of college football’s greatest rivalry games.

Army (8-3) will face Navy (3-8) at MetLife Stadium to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. With a win against the Midshipmen, the Black Knights will move to 9-3 before they face Missouri in the Armed Forces Bowl on Dec. 22. Navy will be looking to end the season on a high note by capturing its second consecutive victory after defeating Temple on Nov. 27.

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This matchup will likely be dominated on the ground because of the harsh weather conditions. According to the National Weather Service, a wind advisory warning is scheduled at 3 p.m. ET, just in time for kickoff. The gusts will range from around 14-29 mph, and there is also a 30 percent chance of showers after 4 p.m. Navy’s defense will likely see a heavy dose of Army running back Jakobi Buchanan, who led the team with 22 carries for 80 yards and three touchdowns against Liberty.

Army defeated Navy by a final score of 15-0 last year at Michie Stadium, shutting out its rival for the first time since 1969. This year, Army is favored by 7.5 points, according to FanDuel.

Sporting News is tracking updates and highlights from Army vs. Navy on Saturday. Follow for complete results from the Armed Forces matchup.

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Army vs. Navy score

  Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 F
Army 10 0
Navy 7 0

Army vs. Navy live score, updates, highlights

All times Eastern.

4:12 p.m.: Haywood rushes for two yards and falls short at the Navy 8. After the Reithman punts, the Black Knights take over at the Navy 48.  

4:08 p.m.: Anderson rushes four yards to the 49, but fell short of the first down. Army is forced to punt at the 50. 

4:05 p.m.: Robinson returns a punt from Riethman for 11 yards and allows Army to start their drive at their own 42. 

4:01 p.m.: Lavatai is sacked by Cockrill for a loss of four yards, pushing Navy back to their own 12. 

3:59 p.m.: After exiting the field with an injury, Arline is out for the remainder of the game with a hamstring injury. 

First Quarter: Army 10, Navy 7

3:50 p.m.: FIELD GOAL ARMY. Talley makes a 31-yard attempt to put Army back in the lead. Black Knights are ahead 10-7 with 13 seconds remaining in the first quarter. 

3:44 p.m.: Anderson completes to Barnard for 12 yards for a first down at the Navy 16. 

3:39 p.m.: Anderson completes to Alston, who rushes for a gain of 35 yards.  

3:35 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN NAVY. Lavatai keeps the ball and rushes eight yards for the score. After Nichols makes the extra point, Navy ties it up 7-7 with 7:22 remaining in the first quarter. 

3:30 p.m.: Umbarger rushes 27 yards and goes down at the Army 8. 

3:28 p.m.: Lavatai completes to Walker for 18 yards and gets a first down at the Army 40. 

3:26 p.m.: Arline rushes for 10 yards for the first down, but is injured during the play and is helped off the field. 

3:25 p.m.: Acie rushes for 13 yards and picks up a first down at the Navy 31. 

3:18 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN ARMY. Anderson breaks free and rushes for 56 yards into the end zone. Talley makes the extra point and Army leads 7-0 with 13:00 remaining in the first quarter. 

3:16 p.m.: Anderson completes to Caterbone for 14 yards. Army gets a first down at their own 42. 

3:11 p.m.: Navy wins the coin toss and defers. Army will start with the ball on the kickoff. 

What channel is Army vs. Navy on today?

  • TV channel: CBS
  • Live stream: CBS Sports App | fuboTV

The annual matchup will air on CBS on Saturday, Dec. 11. Brad Nessler and Gary Danielson will call the game from the booth, and Jamie Erdahl will report from the sideline.

Army vs. Navy start time

  • Date: Saturday, Dec. 11
  • Kickoff: 3 p.m. ET

Army vs. Navy will kick off at 3 p.m. ET from MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. 

Army football schedule 2021

Opponent Date Result
at Georgia State Sept. 4 Army 43, Georgia State 10
vs. Western Kentucky Sept. 11 Army 38, Western Kentucky 35
vs. UConn Sept. 18 Army 52, UConn 21
vs. Miami (OH) Sept. 25 Army 23, Miami (OH) 10
at Ball State Oct. 2 Ball State 28, Army 16
at Wisconsin Oct. 16 Wisconsin 20, Army 14
vs. Wake Forest Oct. 23 Wake Forest 70, Army 56
vs. Air Force Nov. 6 Army 21, Air Force 14 (OT)
vs. Bucknell Nov. 13 Army 63, Bucknell 10
vs. UMass Nov. 20 Army 33, UMass 17
at Liberty Nov. 27 Army 31, Liberty 16
vs. Navy Dec. 11 TBD
vs. Missouri (Armed Forces Bowl) Dec. 22 TBD

Navy football schedule 2021

Opponent Date Result
vs. Marshall Sept. 4 Marshall 49, Navy 7
vs. Air Force Sept. 11 Air Force 23, Navy 3
at Houston Sept. 25 Houston 28, Navy 20
vs. UCF Oct. 2 Navy 34, UCF 30
vs. SMU Oct. 9 SMU 31, Navy 24
at Memphis Oct. 14 Memphis 35, Navy 17
vs. Cincinnati Oct. 23 Cincinnati 27, Navy 20
at Tulsa Oct. 29 Navy 20, Tulsa 17
at Notre Dame Nov. 6 Notre Dame 34, Navy 6
vs. East Carolina Nov. 20 East Carolina 38, Navy 35
at Temple Nov. 27 Navy 38, Temple 14
vs. Army Dec. 11 TBD


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