Twenty Navy football players (17 current players and three former players) are involved with the Dare To Play Football camp at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium this weekend
At Navy: Enters the fall listed as the starter at right tackle ... expected to be fully recovered from his broken leg he suffered in the Troy game last fall ... versatile lineman who can also play center ... hard worker who will continue to get better ... has a great attitude ... possesses quick feet that will allow him to get out on the linebackers ... has put on 10 pounds since last fall ... has earned one varsity letter.
2012: Played in 10 games, starting twice (Notre Dame and East Carolina) ... part of an offensive line that led Navy to a No. 6 national ranking in rushing offense, averaging 278.46 yards per game ... suffered a season-ending leg (right) injury late in the game in the Mids' loss at Troy ... helped pave the way for Navy to put up 487 yards of total offense, 328 on the ground and 159 through the air against Troy ... helped pave the way for QB Keenan Reynolds to put up career-high marks in rushing (159) and passing (147) and become the first Navy player to reach 300-plus yards of total offense (306) since Ricky Dobbs charted 318 yards against Arkansas state on No. 20, 2010 ... returned to the starting lineup against East Carolina for an injured Graham Vickers ... a member of the Mids' high-powered offense that scored 56 points at East Carolina, marking their first 50-point game since putting up 76 against the Pirates in 2010 ... Navy also rushed for 512 yards, the ninth most in program history and the most since running up 521 yards on the ground against East Carolina in 2010 ... member of the offensive line that allowed freshman QB Keenan Reynolds to become the first Navy player to throw three touchdown passes in a game (at Central Michigan) since Chris McCoy threw three against Colgate on Nov. 15, 1997.
2011: Did not see any varsity action. High School / Personal: A 2010 graduate of Bingham High School, Heap attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2010-11 academic year ... a two-sport athlete who lettered four times in both football and baseball ... a two-year football team captain who was named First-Team All-State (Utah) his senior year ... named the Region 3 offensive line MVP as a senior ... picked up first-team all-region kudos as a junior ... recipient of the Miner Pride Award which is presented to a student-athlete who displays outstanding leadership qualities ... son of Jeff Heap and Jill Stoddard ... economics major.