Thursday October 30th, 2014

Notre Dame vs. Navy

No. 6 Notre Dame will play Navy at FedEX Field in Landover, Md. on Saturday. The Fighting Irish are 6-1 and are coming off a bye week, while the Midshipmen are 4-4 and defeated San Jose State 41-31 last week. In its last game, Notre Dame lost to No. 2 Florida State 31-27. 

The Irish lead the all-time series with Navy, 74-12-1. The Midshipmen last won in 2010 in a game played in East Rutherford, N.J. 

You can follow the game with live stats and play-by-play here.

How to Watch

Details for Saturday's game are below: 

Kickoff: 8:00 p.m. ET

Live Stream: The game can be live streamed here

TV Coverage: CBS

Radio: For Notre Dame affiliates, click here. For Navy affiliates, click here.

Season Recap

Notre Dame

10/18: Notre Dame 27, Florida State 31

The Irish dropped their first game of the season in a close loss to Florida State. A controversial pass interference call wiped a potential game-winning touchdown for Notre Dame off the board in the final seconds to seal the win for the Seminoles. Everett Golson threw for three touchdowns and two interceptions across 313 yards. 

10/11: North Carolina 43, Notre Dame 50

Notre Dame narrowly escaped what could have been its first loss of the season in this shootout. The Irish fell behind 14-0 in the first quarter but staged a comeback to avoid the upset. QB Everett Golson threw for 300 yards and three touchdowns, and William Fuller had 133 yards on seven catches with two scores. 

10/4: Stanford 14, Notre Dame 17

Notre Dame won on Everett Golson’s 23-yard touchdown pass to tight end Ben Koyack with 1:01 remaining. Golson finished with 241 yards, two touchdowns and an interception in the victory. The win marked the second time in three seasons that the Irish started 5-0. 

9/27: Notre Dame 31, Syracuse 15

The Fighting Irish scored at least 30 points for the fourth straight game. Everett Golson completed 25 consecutive passes in the second and third quarters, falling one short of the FBS record set by Dominique Davis of East Carolina in 2011. Golson’s streak broke the school record of 14 set by Ron Powlus in 1997 and matched by both Brady Quinn in the 2006 Fiesta Bowl and Tommy Rees in 2011.

9/13: Purdue 14, Notre Dame 30

The Irish improved to 6-0 in Shamrock Series games. Notre Dame is now 6-2 all-time playing in Indianapolis, though the victory over Purdue was its first win there since beating Butler in 1922. Kyle Brindza’s 49th career field goal, a 19-yarder in the second quarter, moved him into second place in school history, trailing only John Carney’s 51 from 1984-86.

9/6: Michigan 0, Notre Dame 31

The 31-point win was the Fighting Irish’s largest in the series against the Wolverines, and it came in the teams' final scheduled meeting. The previous mark was a 23-point win in 1943. This was the first time Notre Dame shut out Michigan in 42 meetings. The Irish did not commit a turnover, improving to 15-0 under coach Brian Kelly when playing turnover-free.

8/30: Rice 17, Notre Dame 48

The 48 points for the Fighting Irish were their most in a home opener since 1999 against Kansas. It was Notre Dame’s 100th home opener victory, and the program is now 100-20-5 all-time in such games. Everett Golson’s three rushing touchdowns tied a Notre Dame record for a quarterback, matching Paul Hornung against North Carolina in 1956 and Jarious Jackson against Stanford in 1998.

Navy

10/25: San Jose State 31, Navy 41

Keenan Reynolds ran for 251 yards and three touchdowns while adding 56 passing yards on 4-of-7 passing. Noah Copeland and DeBrandon Sanders also ran for a touchdown apiece, and Austin Grebe kicked two field goals. 

10/11: VMI 14, Navy 51

Navy won for the first time in a month with the victory over VMI. With Keenan Reynolds out, the Midshipmen attempted just six passes in the game, but ran for 352 yards on the ground. Noah Copeland led the way with 107 yards and a touchdown on eight carries. 

10/4: Navy 21, Air Force 30

Navy dropped its third game in a row with the loss to Air Force. Keenan Reynolds threw for 126 yards, a touchdown and an interception and the Midshipmen lost a fumble as well. Chris Swain ran for 103 yards and a touchdown and DeBrandon Sanders had only one catch on the day, but it was a 40-yard reception that went for a score. 

9/27: Western Kentucky 36, Navy 27

Keenan Reynolds completed just 3-of-14 passes for 55 yards in the loss and threw an interception. On the ground, Reynolds rushed for 121 yards and two touchdowns, part of 412 rushing yards on the day for the Midshipmen. Navy also grabbed an interception and recovered a fumble. 

9/20: Rutgers 31, Navy 24

Quarterback Keenan Reynolds finished with 231 passing yards, one touchdown and no interceptions. Running back Geoffrey Whiteside led the team with 51 yards on six carries. 

9/13: Navy 35, Texas State 21

With Keenan Reynolds out, backup quarterback Tago Smith filled in under center and finished with 117 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. Running back Noah Copeland led the team with 116 rushing yards on 11 carries. Wide receiver Jamir Tillman caught a 67-yard touchdown pass.

9/6: Navy 31, Temple 24

After losing a fumble in the endzone that Temple recovered to go up 7-0, the Midshipmen scored 31 of the game's next 38 points. QB Keenan Reynolds ran for 173 yards and two touchdowns on 21 carries. Navy had three total turnovers.

8/30: Ohio State 34, Navy 17

QB Keenan Reynolds attempted just four passes all game. Running back Ryan Williams-Jenkins ran for 118 yards on seven carries. Navy led as late as the third quarter.

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