27 Navy football players appeared at the Outer Annapolis Recreation and Sports Football Camp
For the first time since 2007, Navy is playing its first two games on the road.
The Mids and Nittany Lions will meet for the first time since 1974.
• At Navy: Enters the fall second on the depth chart at right defensive end behind senior Sean Reaver ... switched from outside linebacker to defensive end last fall and went through a period of adjustment ... solid pass rusher ... has earned two varsity letters.
• 2014: Appeared in six games for the Midshipmen and contributed four tackles ... chipped in a tackle against Georgia Southern ... contributed a tackle against VMI ... turned in a pair of tackles at Texas State where he saw significant action at defensive end in the fourth quarter ... made his first appearance of the season at Temple.
• 2013: Saw action in three games, playing against Indiana, Delaware and South Alabama.
• 2012: Made appearances in nine games as a rookie, including making his debut in the Mids’ opener against Notre Dame where he contributed a tackle on special teams ... turned in a solo tackle against Army on special teams.
• High School / Personal: A 2011 graduate of Cedar Hill High School, Akpunku attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2011-12 academic year ... garnered all-district honors as a senior after leading the team in sacks ... served as defensive team captain his senior year ... member of the Cedar Hill football team that won the state title in 2007 ... cousin, Kelechi Ohanaja, played football at Vanderbilt ... brother, Brandon, played football (defensive end) at North Texas ... was born in Gabon, Nigeria ... son of Jude and Bridget Akpunku ... majoring in international relations.