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Quincy Adams learned before Navy's season opener against Notre Dame he was the Midshipmen's top backup cornerback.
Shawn Lynch dutifully moved from wide receiver to safety after his freshman season at Navy.
Navy didn't produce a flawless season.
Every week, it seemed, there was some play gnawing at Kwesi Mitchell.
Brandon Jones blocked a go-ahead 34-yard field goal attempt by Jon Teague with 4:43 to play and Rutgers won its fourth straight game, a 21-20 victory over struggling Navy on Saturday.
The space shuttle Atlantis soared from Earth one last time Friday morning, carrying four astronauts on a final, unforgettable ride.
ASSOCIATED PRESS The space shuttle Atlantis astronauts [from left] mission specialists Rex Walheim and Sandy Magnus, pilot Doug Hurley and commander Chris Ferguson acknowledge well-wishers after leaving the operations and checkout building en route to the launching pad at the Kennedy Space Center on July 8 at Cape Canaveral, Fla.