Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, marks the 115th renewal of the Army–Navy college football rivalry.
The game features the teams of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York and the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland and will be played at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.
Over the years NFL Hall of Famer Roger Staubach, as well as other NFL players Phil McConkey and Napolean McCallum participated in the rivalry. Instant replay also debuted on television in the 1963 Army-Navy game. Various US Presidents have attended the game over the years.
Navy won last year’s game 34-7 and leads the all-time series with a record of 58 wins, 49 losses, and seven ties.
A photographer lies on the ground to photograph Army Cadets marching by before an NCAA college football game against Navy, Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
AP photographers have documented the rivalry for decades. Below is a collection highlighting some of those most memorable moments.
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An Army cadet stands at attention before an NCAA college football game against Navy, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Members of the Army team stand for the singing of the school song after an NCAA college football game against Navy Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, in Philadelphia. Navy won 17-13. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Army running back Terry Baggett (31) jumps over defender Navy cornerback Brendon Clements (1) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Smoke from colored smoke bombs rises into the air at Philadelphia’s John F. Kennedy Stadium, Nov. 28, 1970, as West Point cadets take the field in a parade before the start of the 71st playing of the classic. Looking over the scene as more than 100,000 spectators jam the stadium are Cadet Robert Fitzgerald, left, from New York City, with Navy Midshipman Richard Boeshaar, of Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo)
President John F. Kennedy is seated with Ohio Governor Michael DiSalle as they watch action from the Navy side of the field December 2, 1961 as Army and Navy battle it out on the gridiron at Philadelphia Stadium December 2, 1961 prior to the start of the Army-Navy game. Kennedy’s attendance at this game marked the first time in nine years that a president has witnessed the Army-Navy football game. (AP Photo)
Happy Midshipmen exult in yet another Navy score during late stages of the Army-Navy game, Friday, Nov. 25, 1983 in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena; CA. Navy bombed Army, 42-13. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
President Barack Obama, center, is escorted across the field from the Navy side to the Army side during the second half of the 112th edition of the annual Army vs. Navy NCAA college football game at FedEx Field in Landover, Md., Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
In this play between Army and Navy players in Philadelphia, Nov. 29, 1947, the following players can be seen: Elwyn Rowand (33); Arnold Galiffa (16); Randlett Lawrence (56); Amos Gillette (27); Goble Bryant (73); Joe Steffy (61); Ken Schweik (72); Dick Shimshak; Charlie Strahley (71); Dick Scott (57); Art Markel (83); and Myron Gerber (32). (AP Photo/Murray Becker)
There is no doubt about which team these cadets will be rooting for when Army meets Navy in the gridiron battle in Philadelphia. Shown at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point on Nov. 23, 1954 are, from left: Joe Sanders of Cullman, Ala.; Stan Harvill of Gatlinburg, Tenn.; Jack Slaney of Chicago, Ill.; and Frank Donald of Selma, Ala. (AP Photo/Harry Harris)
Navy midshipmen march onto the field before an NCAA college football game against Army in Landover, Md., Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Army cadets salute as they march on the field before an NCAA college football game against Navy, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
An Army cadet cheers in the stands in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Navy in Landover, Md., Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Navy celebrates after an NCAA college football game against Army, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, in Philadelphia. Navy won 34-7. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Lead Image Caption: Navy midshipmen march onto the field before an NCAA college football game against Army in Landover, Md., Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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