A listing of Navy's starters and key backups for Saturday's matchup with the Irish…
Preview: Navy Offense
Death, Taxes, and Navy's triple-option in the 21st century... The Midshipmen rank third in the nation in rushing yards with 280 per game and have converted 11 of 18 4th Down conversion attempts as well as 64 of 131 on 3rd Down (ranked No. 12 nationally). According to Irish head coach Charlie Weis, prior to last week's game vs. Temple, Navy was the only team in the nation to rank among the Top 10 in 3rd Down Efficiency in both offense and defense. Below is a closer look at the players that make the Navy offensive machine tick. Skill Position Starters Slot-back – Sophomore #28 Marcus Curry: Ranks third on the squad in rushing yards with 407 and first at an impressive 8.5 yards-per-pop as one of the option's two slot-backs. Curry does most of his work on the perimeter, scoring four touchdowns rushing and two receiving with TD jaunts of 85 (reception vs. OSU); 31 (run vs. SMU); and 16 yards (reception vs. OSU), but the 5'11" 200-pounder has also muscled for three...
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