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2009 Navy Midshipmen football team

The 2009 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy in the 2009 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Midshipmen, led by second-year head coach Ken Niumatalolo, played their home games at the Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

2009 Navy Midshipmen football
United State Naval Academy Logo-sports.png
Texas Bowl champion
Texas Bowl, W 35–13 vs. Missouri
ConferenceIndependent
2009 record10–4
Head coachKen Niumatalolo (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorIvan Jasper (9th season)
Offensive schemeTriple option
Defensive coordinatorBuddy Green (8th season)
Base defenseMultiple
Home stadiumNavy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 2008
2010 →
2009 Division I FBS independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Navy           10 4  
Notre Dame           6 6  
Army           5 7  
As of December 31, 2009; Rankings from AP Poll

On November 7, 2009 athletic director Chet Gladchuk announced that the Naval Academy had accepted an invitation to play in the Texas Bowl on Thursday, December 31 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas against the Big 12's Missouri Tigers. (See also: Big 12 Football) This season was the first time that Navy has gone to bowl games in seven straight seasons. Navy won the 2009 Texas Bowl 35–13 and finished with a record of 10–4.

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 512:00 p.m.at No. 6 Ohio StateESPNL 27–31105,092[1]
September 123:30 p.m.Louisiana TechCBSCSW 32–1431,017[2]
September 196:00 p.m.at PittsburghL 14–2755,064[3]
September 263:30 p.m.Western Kentucky
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
CBSCSW 38–2229,009[4]
October 33:30 p.m.Air Force
CBSCSW 16–13 OT37,820[5]
October 103:30 p.m.at RiceCBSCSW 63–1415,096[6]
October 178:05 p.m.at SMUW 38–35 OT22,203[7]
October 243:30 p.m.Wake Forest 
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
CBSCSW 13–1031,097[8]
October 313:30 p.m.Temple
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
CBSCSL 24–2728,305[9]
November 72:30 p.m.at No. 19 Notre DameNBCW 23–2180,795[10]
November 143:30 p.m.Delaware
  • Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
CBSCSW 35–1834,223[11]
November 2810:30 p.m.at HawaiiESPNUL 17–2440,643[12]
December 122:30 p.m.vs. ArmyCBSW 17–369,541[13]
December 313:30 p.m.vs. MissouriESPNW 35–1369,441[14]

RosterEdit

  • QB Ricky Dobbs
  • LB Ross Pospisil (C)

Season summaryEdit

Notre DameEdit

1 234Total
Navy 7 772 23
Notre Dame 0 0714 21

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Navy Midshipmen vs. Ohio State Buckeyes Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on 20 March 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-16.
  2. ^ "Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs. Navy Midshipmen Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-03-16.
  3. ^ "Navy Midshipmen vs. Pittsburgh Panthers Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-03-16.
  4. ^ "Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs. Navy Midshipmen Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-03-16.
  5. ^ "Air Force Falcons vs. Navy Midshipmen Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-03-16.
  6. ^ "Navy Midshipmen vs. Rice Owls Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-03-16.
  7. ^ "Navy Midshipmen vs. Southern Methodist Mustangs Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-03-16.
  8. ^ "Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs. Navy Midshipmen Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-03-16.
  9. ^ "Temple Owls vs. Navy Midshipmen Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-03-16.
  10. ^ "Navy Midshipmen vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on 14 April 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-16.
  11. ^ "Delaware vs Navy (Nov 14, 2009)". The Official Web Site of Naval Academy Athletics. Retrieved 2010-03-16.
  12. ^ "Navy Midshipmen vs. Hawaii Warriors Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-03-16.
  13. ^ "Army Black Knights vs. Navy Midshipmen Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-03-16.
  14. ^ "Navy Midshipmen vs. Missouri Tigers Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on 20 March 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-16.
  15. ^ ESPN