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December 8, 2011      Share

This Saturday will be the 112th time the most storied
“college” football rivalry there is takes place.
Even though the game basically means zippy since
the USAFA has already secured the CINC’s Trophy,
and neither team is even close to being a bowl
contender, they’re still putting their hearts
and souls into it — for the glory, for the lulz.

The Top 9 Predictions About the Army-Navy Game

9> Regardless of the outcome, Army and Navy fans will stand
together, united in their certainty that the Air Force is
full of dweebs.

8> One service academy will be happy; the other, not so much.

7> It’s uncertain whether a decent football game will be played.
But at least thousands of our finest in the military will
gather for a pomp and circumstance marching competition.

6> No matter who wins, celebratory bombing of Iraq.

5> The Taliban will temporarily regain control, with nobody who
works weekends paying attention to Afghanistan.

4> No one, and I mean no one, will screw up the words to “The
Star-Spangled Banner.”

3> A new “VPOTUS’s Cup” will be awarded to the team that doesn’t
lose. The “Speaker of House Latrine” will go to the team that

2> The game will have fewer offensive violations than the average
Tailhook party.

and the Number 1 Prediction About the Army-Navy Game…
1> All the players combined won’t have as much hair as Tom Brady.



Selected from 32 submissions from 12 contributors.
This week’s list authors are:

Larry Mills, Keeseville, NY — 1 (2nd #1!)
Michael Cunningham, Woodridge, IL — 2
Kevin Dopart, Washington, DC — 3, 9, Banner tag
Jeffrey Contompasis, Ashburn, VA — 4, 5
Scott Elmer, Wheaton, IL — 6
Edmund Conti, Raleigh, NC — 7
Marty McCullen, Gettysburg, PA — 8
Mark Weiss, Austin, TX — 8
Colonel Howie, The Pentagon, VA — Topic
Kilroy, Washington, DC — Graffitist