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Welcome to the Deadspin 25, a college football poll that strives to be more democratic and less useless than every other preseason poll. Leading up to the college football season kickoff, we will give you previews of the 25 teams that you, the readers, voted to be most worthy of writing about. Now, No. 13 Army.
Like their previous attempts to down Navy, this bunch’s attempt at performing the alma mater was a mess, but considering they haven’t had to practice taking the lead singing role following a Navy game since their current players were in kindergarten, they can get a pass.
Army’s 2016 season was a long, long time coming for the Black Knights. After scraping together just 14 wins from 2011-2015 and having their asses handed to them by the Midshipmen every year since the turn of the century, Army finally broke through. The Black Knights beat Navy in a wonderfully messy 21-17 contest, one that ended with at least two lumps in every Army fan’s throats, one for the win and one for the scene of Brandon Jackson’s mother (the Army player who was killed in a car crash last fall) celebrating and speaking with the team after the victory.