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Swezey Navy-Rutgers thoughts

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The play that sticks in my mind the most from the Navy-Rutgers game last year, other than the horrific injury to Brian Hampton, came in the third quarter. Navy did a play-action pass to a player lined up as a tackle (he was eligible because of an unbalanced line). Ninety-plus times out of 100 that play is wide open. Last year, Rutgers had it double-covered.

The Scarlet Knights impress me on defense not just because they are athletic. They also are very disciplined. Make no mistake, the Midshipmen will gain yards on any play if it is blocked correctly. But even a tiny mistake or pause could lead to disaster. The atmosphere tonight will be unlike any Navy has seen probably since the 2004 Air Force game, if then. (Notre Dame Stadium is not terribly... Recommended Stories

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