66 Curtis Bass
>> At Navy: Enters the fall as the starter at right guard after starting all 13 games there last fall ... one of the strongest players on the team, benching 390 pounds and squatting a team-best 555 pounds ... has earned one varsity letter.
>> 2008: Started all 13 games as a member of the offensive line ... helped the Mids' rushing attack lead the nation in rushing for an unprecedented fourth consecutive season (292.4 yds/gm) ... helped open up paths for senior tandem Shun White (13-148) and Eric Kettani (24-125) to maneuver through to become Navy's first 100-yard rushing tandem this season as the Mids turned in a 34-0 win over rival Army and won their sixth consecutive Commander-In-Chief's Trophy ... a strong performance up front against Northern Illinois helped pave the way for Ricky Dobbs (25 carries, 124 yards) to become just the sixth Navy quarterback to rush for over 100 yards in his first collegiate start ... held the SMU defense off-balance allowing QB Ricky Dobbs to rush for 224 yards and become the first Navy QB to reach the 200-yard rushing mark since Brian Madden in 2001 ... Dobbs also became just the fifth player in school history to score four or more TDs in a game ... helped open up holes for senior fullback Eric Kettani to rush for a career-high 175 yards against Wake Forest ... Kettani is the first player to rush for over 62 yards against the Deacs since last year's Navy-Wake tilt (10 games) ... he is also the first player to rush for 100 yards against the Deacs since 2007 (Maryland) ... earned his first career starting nod (right guard) in the Mids' win over Towson in the season-opener ... member of the offensive line that paved the way for slot back Shun White to run for a school-record 348 yards ... it is the 17th-most yards in Div. IA history and White is just the 80th player all-time to reach the 300-yard mark.
>> 2007: Played in eight games ... made his collegiate debut at Rutgers, playing 21 snaps ... played 17 snaps against Duke and at Pittsburgh.
>> 2006: Did not see any varsity action.
>> High School / Personal: A 2005 graduate of Pearland High School, Bass attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2005-06 academic year ... lettered three times as an offensive lineman ... as a senior, was named all-district, all-county and offensive MVP ... was prom king his senior year ... full name is Curtis D. Bass ... born March 13, 1986, in Houston, Texas ... son of George and Marie Bass ... majoring in American Politics and Law.