DALLAS (FWAA) – With their 46-44 overtime win at Notre
Dame, the Navy Midshipmen (5-4) are the Tostitos
Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week for games of the
weekend of Nov. 3.
Kaheaku-Enhada threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Reggie Campbell
on the first play of the third overtime possession, then found
him again in the end zone for the 2-point conversion as Navy
defeated Notre Dame for the first time since 1963.
The win ended an NCAA-record 43-game losing streak to Notre
Dame, dating back to a 35-14 Navy win in '63.
Navy's Michael Walsh and Irv Spencer sealed the win when they
tackled Notre Dame's Travis Thomas short of the goal line on the
Fighting Irish's final play.
"Wow, what a game," Navy coach Paul Johnson said. "I'm so
happy for our players. Now they will have that they are the
class that broke the streak and they won't have to hear any more
Other Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Bowl National Team of the Week nominees
for the weekend of Nov. 3 included:
• Kansas (9-0): Todd Reesing threw six touchdown
passes as the Jayhawks piled up the most points ever scored
vs. Nebraska in a 76-39 rout.
• Oregon (8-1): Dennis Dixon threw five touchdown
passes in the Ducks' 35-23 win over previously unbeaten
The FWAA has named a national team of the week since the 2002
season. This is the third season that the award has been sponsored
by the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl.
Select members of the FWAA board of directors decide the weekly
honor. Each Monday during the 2007 college football season, the
FWAA will name the Tostitos Bowl National Team of the Week through
Since 1971, the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl has hosted six games
that have decided the college football national championship, including
three Bowl Championship Series title games. Last season, the Tostitos
Fiesta Bowl presented three post-season games, including the Insight
Bowl and the BCS title game. This season the game will be played
on Jan. 2, 2008 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.
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