Navy made just about every mistake imaginable and still somehow won a football game.
The Midshipmen lost four fumbles, committed silly penalties and were atrocious on special teams. Fortunately for Navy, the defense bailed out the struggling offense time and time again while favored San Diego State was just as mistake-prone.
Austin Grebe kicked a 24-yard field goal with 1:27 remaining in the game as Navy somehow squeaked out a 17-16 victory over San Diego State in the Poinsettia Bowl before an announced 33,077 at Qualcomm Stadium on Tuesday night.
“It wasn’t pretty, but we were able to pull it out somehow,” said Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds, who was...