How New College Football Playoff Schedule Will Impact Army-Navy Game

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With 12 teams going in within a few years of the college football playoffs,

The college football season would have to be longer than necessary.

Will this wind affect the nationally televised Army-Navy game?

According to Dennis Dodd of CBS Sports, the answer appears to be "no."

Dodd Says College Athletic Conference Commissioner Will Honor Army-Navy Game Window

And don't host college football playoff games that day.

The Army-Navy game is the second Saturday of December since 2009.

Prior to 2009, the game was usually contested on the first or second Saturday of December,

With the occasional last Saturday of November.

More importantly, the sport is a major part of college football.

And a tradition so celebrated that the President of the United States often participates in the ceremonial coin toss.

The Army-Navy game was first contested in 1890 and has been played in 18 different stadiums in 10 cities across six states.

There are only 14 rivalries that have been fought more.

The midshipmen lead the series all-time with a 62-53-7 record.

The midshipmen lead the series all-time with a 62-53-7 record.

Still, the game is a respected tradition that will not fall victim to change in the college football playoffs.

Should the Army-Navy game have been shifted though?