Notre Dame has righted the ship (pardon the pun) in its rivalry with Navy after dropping three of four games between 2007-10. A 56-14 win in 2011 in South Bend and a 50-10 rout last year in Ireland are more reflective of the Irish's 43-game winning streak in the series than their recent struggles with the Midshipmen.
Navy returned to the postseason last year after seeing its eight-year bowl streak end in 2011 and also regained possession of the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy with a win over Air Force and its 11th straight victory over Army.
The Mids found their quarterback of the future last season, as true freshman Keenan Reynolds emerged at midseason to lead the team to wins in seven of its final eight games. Can Navy again close the gap in one of the most lopsided rivalries in college football? Let's take an early look at the 2013 Midshipmen, who begin spring practice on Monday.
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