Navy played six bowl eligible teams in 2012 and posted a 3-3 record against those foes.
Navy holds a 1-1-1 record in bowl games against teams currently in the Pac-12.
The Mids have won each of the last 10 meetings against the Black Knights.
The Midshipmen are facing a Sun Belt foe for the second consecutive week.
Saturday's gridiron matchup is the first between the two programs since 1986.
At Navy: Enters the fall second on the depth chart at fullback ... had a very good spring camp to elevate himself into the picture at fullback ... has worked hard on his vision and footwork.
2011: Did not see any varsity action.
2010: Did not see any varsity action.
2009: Did not see any varsity action.
High School / Personal: A 2008 graduate of DeMatha Catholic High School ... spent a year at the Naval Academy Prep School ... earned four letters in football and two in track & field at DeMatha ... football team was 46-2 in his four years and won four WCAC Championships and was ranked as high as fourth in the nation ... the track team was WCAC Championships both seasons he competed (2007-08) ... was a member of the 4x100 meter relay team that was ranked second in the nation ... was a four-time All-State selection in football ... was team captain and offensive MVP his final three years ... son of Prentice and Ruby Christian ... his father is a principal and his mother is a teacher ... lived in seven different cities in the U.S. growing up ... majoring in economics.