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Thursday, August 4, 2011
Yards to Glory, non-AQs

By Andrea Adelson

The Yards to Glory project on continues today. Here is one featuring non-AQs:

30. Armed Forces Upset
Navy upends unbeaten Army

Dec. 2, 1950: No. 2 Army (8-0) hadn't lost a game since 1947. Navy (2-6) had won five games in that time. But travel and bad weather limited Army's practice time, and the favorites ran into a team in Philadelphia ready to play. Before 101,000 fans, one of them President Truman, the Midshipmen scored both of their touchdowns in the first half. The second, a 30-yard pass from Bobby Zastrow to Jim Baldinger, gave Navy a 14-2 lead that stood up.

-- Ivan Maisel