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Navy, Louisiana Tech both slip into Armed Forces Bowl

Navy is trying to finish back-to-back 10-win seasons for the first time. Louisiana Tech can get to nine wins for the third year in a row, something the Bulldogs have never done in Division I.

For all their recent successes, though, both teams carry two-game losing streaks into the Armed Forces Bowl on Friday, including losses in their respective conference championship games.

"It's been a rough couple of weeks for both of us," Louisiana Tech receiver Trent Taylor said. "Both of these teams are going to come out with some fire, ready to win the game."

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