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Mids Insider: October 25, 2009 - October 31, 2009

Post-game Notes: Temple 27, Navy 24

--Sophomore David Wright's three-yard punt return for a touchdown broke a 159-game drought for the Midshipmen, who had not scored on a punt return since Oct. 5, 1996. It wasn't a conventional return, either. Punter Jeff Wathne had to scramble...

By Camille Powell  |  October 31, 2009; 8:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Random stat of the day: Halloween struggles

Navy is 1-12-1 all-time in games played on Halloween; eight of the 12 losses have come against Notre Dame. The Midshipmen's last win on Halloween came in 1914, when they beat N.C. State, 16-14. Temple is 1-7-3 in games played...

By Camille Powell  |  October 30, 2009; 11:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Previewing Navy-Temple

WHEN: Saturday, 3:30 p.m. WHERE: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis (34,000). RECORDS: Midshipmen 6-2; Owls 5-2. LAST WEEK: Navy 13, Wake Forest 10; Temple 40, Toledo 24. COACHES: Ken Niumatalolo (14-8, second year); Al Golden (15-28, fourth year). TV: CBS...

By Camille Powell  |  October 30, 2009; 10:09 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Poll: Who wins the Navy-Temple game?

Who Will Win Saturday's Game? Navy in a blowout Navy in a close game Temple in a close game Temple in a blowout Created on Oct 30, 2009 View Results poll by twiigs.com...

By Matt Bonesteel  |  October 30, 2009; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Friday Morning Links (10.30.09)

My story on senior inside linebacker Ross Pospisil. The Midshipmen are following Kriss Proctor's orders. Fullback Vince Murray is flourishing, thanks to the blocking of the interior line. Navy's undersized tackles have been playing well. Temple is hoping to erase...

By Camille Powell  |  October 30, 2009; 8:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Navy and Temple have lots at stake

Temple would seem to be the team with extra motivation heading into Saturday's game in Annapolis. The Owls came so close to knocking off Navy last year, but ultimately fell in overtime, 33-27, after a series of self-inflicted wounds. They...

By Camille Powell  |  October 29, 2009; 12:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Haberer is thriving at inside linebacker

Senior Tony Haberer has been starting at inside linebacker off and on since he was a sophomore. But he feels like this is the year that he's finally understanding and thriving in the position. "There was so much to learn...

By Camille Powell  |  October 29, 2009; 11:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Dobbs will dress on Saturday, but won't play

Junior quarterback Ricky Dobbs isn't ready to resume his place as Navy's starting quarterback yet, but the Midshipmen were happy to see him back on the practice field throwing passes, as he did on Wednesday. "He's got some knee pads...

By Camille Powell  |  October 29, 2009; 10:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Thursday Morning Links (10.29.09)

The Midshipmen's 0 passing attempts against Wake Forest earn them a brief mention in both Tuesday Morning Quarterback (Stats of the Week No. 8) and Forde-Yard Dash (No. 3) on ESPN.com. Navy is No. 7 and Temple is No. 8...

By Camille Powell  |  October 29, 2009; 8:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Niumatalolo on Temple

Temple lost at then-No. 5 Penn State, 31-6, on Sept. 19. Senior nose tackle Andre Neblett and sophomore defensive tackle Muhammad Wilkerson—a pair of 300-pounders—have combined for 8.5 tackles for loss. "They're 5-2, they're 4-0 in the MAC. You watch...

By Camille Powell  |  October 28, 2009; 10:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Wednesday Morning Links (10.28.09)

John Feinstein calls Navy's win over Wake Forest without Ricky Dobbs and Marcus Curry "about one step short of miraculous." Video highlights from Navy's win over Wake Forest. Temple is starting to "enjoy the battle." The Temple News lists "three...

By Camille Powell  |  October 28, 2009; 8:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Game MVPs: Wake Forest

Offense: FB Vince Murray (career-high 175 yards rushing, including a 42-yard run that helped seal the victory). Special mention: None. (When asked if QB Kriss Proctor, who rushed for 89 yards and one touchdown in his first career start, received...

By Camille Powell  |  October 27, 2009; 11:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Curry is doubtful for Saturday; other injury notes

Sophomore slotback Marcus Curry is doubtful for Saturday's game against Temple, Coach Ken Niumatalolo said. Curry pulled his right quadriceps muscle during practice last Tuesday and did not play against Wake Forest. "He jogged a little bit today," Niumatalolo said....

By Camille Powell  |  October 27, 2009; 10:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Dobbs is improving, but will sit this week

Junior quarterback Ricky Dobbs is sure that his injured right knee is getting better. On Oct. 19, two days after he got hurt against Southern Methodist, Dobbs couldn't touch his kneecap because it hurt too much. He struggled to walk...

By Camille Powell  |  October 27, 2009; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Tuesday morning links (10.27.09)

Navy is seventh in ESPN.com's Non-AQ power rankings. Here's the highlight video that the Midshipmen watched on Friday night before the game; it's called "Navy Football Gladiator." The Navy-Marine Corps Memorial All-Stadium secondary will be honored at Saturday's game against...

By Camille Powell  |  October 27, 2009; 8:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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FB Vince Murray is on a roll

Fullback Vince Murray has settled in as Navy's starting fullback, and after his 175-yard performance against Wake Forest on Saturday, he's the Midshipmen's second-leading rusher (523 yards) behind quarterback Ricky Dobbs (590 yards). Murray's total is especially impressive considering that...

By Camille Powell  |  October 26, 2009; 11:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Navy vs. BCS schools

This comes courtesy of Navy's sports information department: The Midshipmen's 13-10 victory over Wake Forest on Saturday was their 14th win since 2008 against a team that's part of the BCS. That ties Utah for the most wins by a...

By Camille Powell  |  October 26, 2009; 10:22 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Monday Morning Links (10.26.09)

Navy "deserve[s] a ton of credit" for its victory over Wake Forest and gets a "Non-AQ" helmet sticker from ESPN.com for winning its fifth straight game. The Midshipmen's stock is up in the Bleacher Report's weekly review. Peter Schmuck of...

By Camille Powell  |  October 26, 2009; 9:17 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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