Eighteen seniors will be commissioned 2nd Lieutenants in the United States Marine Corps, while 13 will be Ensigns in the United States Navy
Navy will recognize its 31 senior members prior to Saturday's AAC contest against Tulsa.
By Gary Lambrecht
Junior slot back from Decatur, Ala.
Sophomore safety from Anaheim, Calif.
Navy-Tulsa Football 11-12-16
Navy-Houston Football 10-8-16
Photos from Navy @ Air Force on October 1, 2016.
Navy-UConn Football 9-10-16
Navy-Fordham Football 9-3-16
• At Navy: Enters the fall listed as a starter at rover ... coming off a terrific junior campaign that saw him replace the injured Kwazel Bertrand in the Air Force game and start the rest of the year ... one of the best athletes on the team ... has the ability to go up and get the football at its highest point ... has earned one varsity letter.
• 2015: A starter at rover in each of the last nine contests after replacing an injured Kwazel Bertrand in the Air Force game ... played in 12 of 13 games overall ...closed out the season with 41 tackles, intercepted two passes, had four pass breakups, forced a fumble and recovered a fumble ... despite playing with a cast on his arm after breaking a bone in the Army West Point contest, he made four solo stops in the win over Pitt in the Military Bowl ... turned in three tackles, broke up a pass and intercepted a pass in the fourth quarter to help seal the victory for Navy over Army West Point ... posted eight tackles, including six solo stops, and broke up a pass at Houston ... produced five tackles at Tulsa, while also causing and recovering fumbles on two different plays ... turned in a pair of tackles against SMU and came up with his first collegiate interception and returned it 22 yards ... chipped in a pair of tackles against Memphis and broke up a pass ... posted three tackles and broke up a pass, the first of his career, against USF ... turned in a career-best nine tackles in the win over Tulane ... made his first collegiate start at Notre Dame ... posted three tackles against the Irish ... part of a defensive unit that held Air Force scoreless in the opening half and held the Falcons to their fewest yards of total offense (277) since 2009 (240) ... held the Falcons to just 11 points, their lowest scoring out put since Notre Dame defeated them 45-10 on Oct. 26, 2013 ... contributed a pair of tackles in Navy’s season-opener against Colgate.
• 2014: Made appearances in four contests as a member of special teams, including making his collegiate debut in the VMI game where he contributed a solo tackle ... also contributed a tackle against San Jose State.
• 2013: Did not see any varsity action.
• High School / Personal: A 2012 graduate of Clayton High School, Thomasson attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2012-13 academic year ... a three-sport athlete who earned letters in basketball, football and track & field (sprints) ... a two-time all-conference selection ... also went on a recruiting visit to East Carolina ... uncle, Ronald Crawford, played football at Winston-Salem State ... son of Earnell and Melody Christian ... majoring in history.