The Armed Forces Bowl holds a matchup between two programs that combined for 19 wins this season. Army enters the game after beating Navy for the second year in a row to improve to 9-3 on the year. 10-2 San Diego State will be showcasing All-American running back Rashaad Penny and an exceptional run defense under coach Rocky Long. San Diego State is favored by 6.5 points. Live updates will follow:
3:44 PM Eastern Time: SDSU immediately strikes first with an 81-yard touchdown run by Penny.
3:53: Army attempts a 4th down conversion near the red zone and is stuffed by SDSU’s defense at the line of scrimmage. SDSU ball.
4:13: SDSU’s Antonio Rosales was ejected from the game for a late hit.
4:17: Rashaad Penny gets his second touchdown of the day with a 32-yard run and breaks the single-season rushing record for SDSU.
4:32: Army ties the game with a Triple Option dive from the 8-yard line.
4:51: Army takes its first lead of the game with 18 seconds left in the game with an 8-yard touchdown run by Andy Davidson,
4:59: SDSU immediately returns the favor with a 79-yard kick return touchdown to tie the game at halftime.
5:23: Army completes their first pass of the game in the 3rd quarter.
5:43: Army just capped an 11-minute, 20-play drive to begin the 3rd quarter that ended without a score.
5:46: After a lulling drive by Army, SDSU responds with a long touchdown run from Perry (his third on the day).
5:54: SDSU catches an INT after a double reverse and pass trick play by Army to end the 3rd quarter.
After a 3-TD fourth quarter, Army completes the comeback victory 42-35.