Saturday, October 19, 2019

Navy Hosts ACC Rival USF

Navy hosts ACC rivals USF this afternoon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.  This will be just the third meeting between these two teams.  Each team has a win against the other with the home teams winning each time.

Navy enters today’s game with a 4-1 record (2-1, AAC) and USF is currently 3-3 (1-1, AAC).

The Midshipmen are led by senior captain, Malcolm Perry.  Perry leads the team in rushing with 604 yards and 12 TDs.  He also has 489 yards through the air with 3 TDs.  His leading receivers are Mychal Cooper who has 7 catches and 146 yards and CJ Williams who has 5 grabs for 171 yards and 2 TDs.  The defense is led by Florida sophomore, Diego Fagot who has 32 tackles.

USF quarterback, Jordan McCloud has completed 49 passes for 624 yards and 8 TDs.  McCloud also has 4 rushing scores.  Jordan Cronkrite is the Bulls leading rusher with 383 yards and 2 TDs.  John Ford and Mitch Wilcox lead the USF receiving corps 13 and 12 receptions respectively.  Linebacker Patrick Macon  leads the Bulls defense with 42 tackles and 2 sacks.

The traditional flyby this afternoon features four F/A-18E Super Hornets and a parachute jumper from team Fasttrax will also jump into the stadium during pregame.

The Mids will be wearing the same all blue uniforms that were worn when the defeated Air Force on October 15.

Senior center and team captain, Ford Higgins is on the cover of today’s game day program.

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