The Top 10 Tightest Big-Time Rivalries In College Football
There is no doubt that this is one of the best, most exciting, and most honored traditions in college football. It embodies the spirit of the two service academies at West Point and Annapolis, and captivates the nation on CBS every year. The game is hard-hitting, as some of the most loyal, hard-working men in the country face off in a battle that they absolutely do not want to lose. This is a rivalry where few, if any, players go on to the NFL, so they give everything they’ve got to the game while they are still able to play.
This game was where the first football helmet was worn. It was where instant replay was first instituted. And it has been home to numerous #1 vs #2 matchups over the years (although most of those were a long time ago).
But not only is this a feel-good game, it is an exceptionally close series. Navy holds all-time bragging rights currently, 56-49-7.