If you didn’t like football before your child became a Mid, you will after. Football games are an experience, with the Mid’s march on (through Annapolis if it’s a home game), the stadium with its free food for Navy fans, the Mid section that never looses its enthusiasm, the fly-over by the Blue Angels for the Really Big Games. You’ll either attend or watch it on whatever station plays it, even if it’s an internet station. You’ll get good at sleuthing out those websites.
I’ll get you started. Here’s the 2009 schedule:
They’ve had an exciting team for years–they beat Notre Dame a few years ago and they have been invited to Bowl Games for over five years in a row. Here’s a YouTube of 2008 highlights: