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Navy to play Big East football in 2015

Updated: January 24, 2012, 9:39 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Navy has accepted an invitation to play football in the Big East, starting in 2015.

"Stability in the Big East was a very important aspect in our discussions with the commissioner," Vice Admiral Michael Miller, superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy, said during a teleconference. "What we see is a very bright future for the conference."

Navy has been playing football as an independent since 1879, but academy officials said they believe that model will be too difficult to maintain ...

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