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Topic - Nick Sloan
One week after missing an extra point in the second overtime that cost his team, Navy kicker Nick Sloan redeemed himself Saturday against Pittsburgh. Sloan booted a 30-yard field-goal as time expired that gave the Midshipmen a 24-21 victory over the Panthers.
Quarterback Keenan Reynolds' fumble in the second quarter was returned for a 68-yard touchdown and then Nick Sloan missed an extra point in the second overtime that gave the Rockets the opening they needed.
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Another wild overtime finish in the Navy-Air Force rivalry. Only, this time, the Midshipmen came out on top in their quest to regain the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy.
Sloan said he heard Pitt coaches make comments about that game when he was near their sideline.
"It's every kicker's dream to be in this situation," Sloan said. "It's definitely what separates the good kickers from the bad kickers. I thought of it as just another kick. That's all I can do."