Navy Falls 14-6 to Falcons - Recap
|Navy Falls 14-6 to Falcons - Recap|
Navy was unable to contain Jared Tew on Saturday and the result was a 14-6 Week 5 loss against the Falcons.
Air Force won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 50.5.
Tim Jefferson completed 5 of 7 pass attempts for 83 yards for the Falcons in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Andre Byrd rushed for 50 yards for Navy, while Vince Murray added 45 yards. Ricky Dobbs threw for 103 yards for the Midshipmen, while receivers Greg Jones and Gee Gee Greene had 40 and 30 yards respectively.
Air Force outgained Navy 375-312 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 17-13 by the Midshipmen.
Navy led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:30/28:30 split in that important category.
Air Force looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Colorado State. Navy will aim to get back on the winning track at Wake Forest.