Exemplification Essay: Navy's Last Home Football

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The stadium was as packed as a can of sardines, with everyone smashed up against each other and not one seat left open. Many fans relaxed on the lawn just inside the vicinity, watching the game on the big screen while resting on blankets. Tons of people got lost on their way to their seats, the area was so large. Not even Louis and Clark could have found their way around without assistance. Just about everyone had come to see Navy’s last home football game against Southern Methodist University on Saturday at the stadium next to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
Particularly this 3:30 Saturday afternoon game had brought a larger number of people than usual because it was Boy Scout Day at the Naval Academy. Thousands of Boy Scouts from across the region acquired tickets for the big game. Troop leaders also …show more content…

A lot of credit went to senior Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds, who in this game broke the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) record for career rushing touchdowns. During the game he scored four rushing touchdowns, which brought his total to eighty-one. This surpassed Montee Ball’s previous record of seventy-seven rushing touchdowns, an impressive achievement that will surely follow him the rest of his life.
At the conclusion of the game, the final score was SMU fourteen, Navy fifty-five, a big win for Navy’s last home game, seeing as their average score per game is thirty-two. Everyone rose, stiff and stretching, from their seats or towels on the lawn and fumbled around trying to find the exits. Fans slowly forced their way out of the stands, with mobs of people cramming their way into the stairwells. As the Navy football team’s shouts of victory rang throughout the stadium, the message to be a faithful fan and experience different things, despite the inconveniences, also rang loud and

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