The Midshipmen and Bobcats are meeting for the first time on the gridiron.
His spring plans in place, Navy head coach is ready to begin summer camp.
Josh Tate and Paul Quessenberry return fumbles for touchdowns
Saturday's contest will be just the 12th regular-season game Navy has played in the state of California in its 131-year history.
The Mids have won four in a row against SMU, including a thrilling 38-35 OT victory in Dallas in 2009.
At Navy: Enters the fall listed even with Drew Kinsella for third on the depth chart at nose guard ... has great size and can hold the point of attack ... strong against the run ... is the biggest Navy player in recent memory ... has earned one varsity letter.
2011: Competed in eight games, making a pair of starts ... contributed three tackles over the course of the season ... started at nose against Rutgers in place of an injured Jared Marks where he contributed a pair of tackles, a career high ... blocked a 41-yard San San Te field goal at the end of the Rutgers game ... turned in a tackle against Southern Miss ... one of seven players on defense to make his first-career start in the Mids' opener against Delaware.
2010: Did not see any varsity action.
High School / Personal: A 2010 graduate of Langham Creek High School, Doolittle lettered in football (3) and basketball (2) ... after earning second-team all-district honors as a sophomore, received first-team recognition as a junior and senior ... served as team captain of the football team his senior year ... father was a two-year letterwinner (1986, `87) at offensive tackle for the University of Illinois ... son of Arael and Ellen Doolittle ... majoring in economics.