Army-Navy Game Live 2021 The Corps and the Brigade will head to East Rutherford, N.J., for this 122nd meeting in the storied rivalry. The Midshipmen hold a lead of 61-35-7 in the series, but the Black Knights took last year’s encounter and have a chance to claim the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy outright with a victory here.
This will be option football at its finest, so expect the proceedings to move along quickly. Army comes in with an 8-3 mark and will be off to the Armed Forces Bowl, while the Mids hope to salvage a 3-8 campaign by earning the right to sing second. Here’s how to take in the action. Army faces Navy in their annual college football game on Saturday, December 11, 2021 (12/11/21) at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Fans can watch the game for free via a trial of fuboTV.
Here’s what you need to know:
What: College Football
Who: Army vs. Navy
When: Saturday, December 11, 2021
Time: 3 p.m. ET
Where: MetLife Stadium
Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo will participate in his 24th game against Army, the last 14 as the head coach of the Midshipmen.
While they are competitors on the field, Niumatalolo said both schools represent the country and develop men and women who protect the country and its freedoms.
“These two institutions that have had people who served and paid the ultimate sacrifice because of the conflicts that occurred from 9/11,” he said. “To be able here to remember those people and all who lost their lives, the 9/11 people in the towers, first responders, everything that transpired from that day; to be able to remember them and pay tribute to them, I think it’s only fitting that we are the two schools to do it.”
Niumatalolo said he has stayed in touch with many of his former players. Some come back to visit. Some have joined his coaching staff and some he has either talked with or exchanged messages. Most have served.
“They talked about: ‘Hey, coach, do you remember so-and-so that played linebacker or offensive guard at Army, we served together, and he is actually a really good guy,’ and they actually get to know each other and become friends.”
Niumatalolo said talk like that brings the rivalry into focus.
“It’s kind of cool, in this heated rivalry where we want to beat them, they want to beat us” but what they do afterward is “you’re trying to protect somebody … when you go out and serve.”