The most exciting consecutive days of the regular season began Friday with the College Football Playoff selection committee receiving a government bailout.
The service academy Lou Holtz once referred to as "The University of Navy" saved college football from possibly having to ask for a final-exam extension.
Navy helped the committee by losing, 52-31, to Houston.
The Dec. 6 bowl-game selections could have been compromised had No. 15 Navy, the highest ranked Group of Five team, won the American Athletic Conference. Winning the AAC would have made Navy the likely candidate for a New Year's Day bowl as the top champion from the five "non-power"...