Worldly-wise Utah sees its reflection in Navy

Poinsettia Bowl

December 18, 2007|By Sandra McKee | Sandra McKee,SUN REPORTER

The Naval Academy and its sister military schools are recognized for their players' higher calling after the fun of football is over, but those institutions aren't alone in turning out athletes with a world view.

When Navy meets Utah on Thursday in the Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego, it will be facing a mature team with many players who have football and bowl games in perspective.

Poinsettia Bowl Navy vs. Utah, San Diego, Thursday, 9 p.m., ESPN, 1090 AM Line: Utah by 8

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