Navy had lost 11-of-17 games when Keenan Reynolds subbed in against Air Force in 2012. The Midshipmen would proceed to win 35 of their next 48.
Will winning beget more winning in 2013, or will regression toward the mean (and an awful defense) catch up to them?
Here's a quick look at how teams that'll be in the Big East in 2013 are doing in their final year in their old homes.
The Air Force Falcons got a touchdown from Cody Getz late in the third quarter to take a four-point lead over Navy.
Air Force hosts Navy Saturday morning to establish a front runner for the coveted Command-In-Chief Trophy.
San Jose State won their fourth straight game on Saturday, as they traveled across the country to handle Navy in a low-scoring game.
The San Jose State Spartans controlled the game against Navy in the first half, but they don't have much to show for it.
Coming off their first victory of the season, the Navy Midshipmen will host the San Jose State Spartans on Saturday afternoon.