Navy starting quarterback Keenan Reynolds, who didn't play last week, is expected to return Saturday vs. Rutgers.
American Athletic Conference presidents and athletic directors finalized the league's two six-team divisions Friday at the league meetings in Key Biscayne, Florida, a source told ESPN.
Navy, Army, BYU and Mid-American Conference teams will play the Mountain West Conference in the Poinsettia Bowl from 2014-19, sources told ESPN.
The American Athletic Conference will announce on Thursday the creation of the Miami Beach Bowl to be played at Marlins Park starting in 2014, sources told ESPN's Brett McMurphy.
The American Athletic Conference and ACC have agreed to a six-year deal with the Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman beginning in 2014, sources said.
ESPN has until Thursday to match NBC Sports Network's seven-year, $20-$23 million per year offer to retain the Big East's media rights, league sources told ESPN.
When Syracuse announced last year it was leaving the Big East for the ACC, former Big East commissioner Mike Tranghese said it "ripped out the heart" of the league's seven Catholic basketball schools.
The Big East's presidents are expected to approve a two-division format Tuesday for the 2013 and 2014 seasons.
Despite the Big East wanting Navy to join the league before its scheduled 2015 arrival, athletic director Chet Gladchuk said Navy will not join early.