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Army rolls and Navy sails on opening night

AFAN story on how to Army and Navy wins for 1-0 starts

Photo: Navy QB Zach Abey

Ignore the fact that Army’s 64-6 victory at home over Fordham fails to balance favorably on college football’s scales with Navy’s 42-19 win at Florida Atlantic in Friday night openers.

Fordham is a Football Championship Subdivision member, Florida Atlantic a Football Bowl Subdivision school coached by offensive whiz Lane Kiffin. ... 


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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego, Chargers.com, Rivals.com, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

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