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Army fires coach Rich Ellerson

Updated: December 16, 2013, 5:50 PM ET
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Army has fired Rich Ellerson after five seasons, the school confirmed Sunday.

Ellerson was 20-41 at Army, including 0-5 against Navy.

The firing comes one day after Army lost 34-7 to Navy, the Black Knights' 12th straight loss in the lopsided series.

"I love that football team,'" Ellerson said after the game. "I want desperately for them to have a better feeling today. That's what is killing me."

Army finished 3-9 this season.

"Obviously, in the ...

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