The Washington Times - November 1, 2008, 09:06PM

ANNAPOLIS – Not that long ago, Navy was in a company all its own – the only major-college program that hadn’t played an overtime game.

Since the fourth week of the 2006 season, the Midshipmen have played five. That’s tied for most in the country in that span.

SEE RELATED:


A quick look at the national leaders in overtime games over the last three seasons:

School200620072008Total (Record)
Army2215 (4-1)
Buffalo2125 (3-2)
Minnesota2305 (1-4)
Navy1315 (3-2)
UTEP1214 (3-1)

By the way, in case anyone was interested, here’s the full rundown for both Navy (3-2) and Temple (0-6) in overtime games, with OT periods in parentheses:

NAVY

Sept. 23, 2006: Tulsa 24, @Navy 23 (1)
Sept. 15, 2007: Ball State 34, @Navy 31 (1)
Oct. 10, 2007: Navy 48, @Pittsburgh 45 (2)
Nov. 3, 2007: Navy 46, @Notre Dame 44 (3)
Nov. 1, 2008: @Navy 33, Temple 27 (1)

TEMPLE

Sept. 6, 2003: Villanova 23, @Temple 20 (2)
Sept. 20, 2003: @Cincinnati 30, Temple 24 (3)
Nov. 15, 2003: Virginia Tech 24, @Temple 23 (1)
Aug. 31, 2006: @Buffalo 9, Temple 3 (1)
Sept. 6, 2008: Connecticut 12, @Temple 9 (1)
Nov. 1, 2008: @Navy 33, Temple 27 (1)

Patrick Stevens