Mids hold the ball for 42:42 but come up short
J.R. Osborn's 18-yard field goal wins it for the Mids
By Gary Lambrecht
Sophomore slot back from Texarkana, Texas
Sophomore fullback from Freehold, N.J.
Navy at Notre Dame photos: USA Today Sports Images
Photos from Navy football vs. SMU - Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017
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Navy-Fordham Football 9-3-16
• At Navy: Coming off a solid spring camp that saw him finish second on the depth chart at fullback ... has dropped 12 pounds since last year to help with his quickness ... tough, hard-nosed player ... can get you the tough three yards on thrid and short ... hard worker .
• 2016: Making appearances in three contests, he rushed for 29 yards on nine carries and scored a touchdown ... rushed for four yards on two carries at SMU where he scored his first collegiate touchdown on a two-yard run ... carried the ball three times for 12 yards at East Carolina ... rushed for a career-best 13 yards on four carries in his collegiate debut against Fordham in the opener.
• 2015: Did not see any varsity action.
• High School / Personal: A 2014 graduate of Colts Neck High School, Gargiulo attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2014-15 academic year ... a two-sport athlete who earned letters in football and lacrosse ... earned First-Team All-State (N.J.), First-Team All-Division and was the division offensive player of the year ... also a First-Team Asbury Park Press and First-Team All-Monmouth selection ... finished his senior season ranked fifth in the state of New Jersey in rushing (1,666 yds), fourth in rushing touchdowns (27) and second in tackles (139) ... rushed for over 1,000 yards in each of his last two season and 3,436 yards for his career ... recipient of the Board of Education Award of Excellence and the Maxwell Football Club Award ... a starter on the 2010 U15 US National Lacrosse Team that went undefeated and won the championship ... was a four-year starter on the lacrosse team and served as team captain his senior year ... also received offers from Penn State (preferred walk-on), UConn, Towson and Villanova ... son of Sal and Lisa Gargiulo ... majoring in economics.