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8/29/17

Navy Fast Facts



• Navy's nine wins in 2016 are tied as the fifth most in school history. It is just the 16th time in 136 years of football that Navy has won nine or more games in a season.  
• The Mids played nine teams in 2016 that finished the season with eight or more wins, tying for the most in the country.  
• In just its second season in a conference, Navy won the AAC West Division title after sharing the division crown with Houston in its first year. Navy is one of 10 schools that has won at least a share of the division title in each of the last two years (or more), joining Alabama, Florida, Clemson, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Temple, Western Kentucky, Western Michigan and San Diego State.
• The Mids had to fight through a significant number of injuries last year.  Navy had a total of 106 missed games by key starters or contributors.
• Navy is 26-8 (.764) over its last 34 games. The Mids own wins over No. 15 Memphis (2015) and No. 6 Houston (2016) during that time period.
• Navy is 14-3 (.824) against AAC teams since joining the conference in 2015.
• Last year's senior class finished with a  37-16 (.698) mark. The 37 wins are the most in school history by a senior class.  
• This year's seniors (2018) will enter the year with a 28-12 (.700) career record. They need to win nine games to tie and 10 games to break the record for most wins by a senior class.  
• Navy enters the season on a three-game losing streak.  It is their longest losing streak since 2014 when the Mids lost three in a row to Rutgers, Western Kentucky and at Air Force. The Mids won 26 of their next 31 games after the previous three-game losing streak.
• Over the last five years, Navy is 27-2 (.931) when winning the turnover battle.


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