99 Nate Frazier
>> At Navy: Enters the fall as a starter at nose guard ... was dominant during the spring ... an All-East candidate ... with another outstanding season, has a chance to go down as one of Navy's best defensive lineman in recent memory ... has improved his conditioning over the last two years, allowing him to stay on the field longer ... can clean 330 pounds, which is one of the best marks on the team ... has earned two varsity letters.
>> 2008: A starter at nose guard in each of the last 26 games, including Navy's 13 games in 2008 ... turned in 44 tackles, including a team-high tying nine for a loss of 26 yards ... came up with a pair of turnovers for the Mids, an interception and a fumble recovery ... posted seven tackles in Navy's EagleBank Bowl loss to Wake Forest, including one tackle for a loss of four yards ... played one of the best games in his career in leading the Midshipmen to a 34-0 win over the Black Knights, as well as their sixth-consecutive Commander-In-Chief's Trophy win ... it's the first time Navy has pitched back-to-back shutouts since 1986 ... it's also the first shutout against Army since 1978 (28-0) ... recorded seven tackles, including 1.5 tackles for a loss of four yards ... also batted down a Black Knight pass early in the contest ... turned in four tackles, including a tackle for a loss, in Navy's shutout over Northern Illinois ... it's the first shutout Navy's defense has pitched since Sept. 18, 2004, when the Mids beat Tulsa on the road, 29-0 ... it was the first time the Huskies have been shut out since 1999 against Iowa (24-0) ... forced a fumble and also recovered it against Notre Dame ... it marked the first forced, as well as the first recovered fumbles of his career ... made four solo tackles against the Irish, including two tackles for a loss of four yards ... made three tackles, including a half a tackle for a loss of a yard in Navy's overtime win over Temple ... produced his first sack of the year when he brought down SMU's Bo Levi Mitchell in the second quarter ... turned in a pair of solo tackles ... recorded two tackles for a loss of eight yards ... the defense held SMU to -13 yards rushing, the first team to post negative rushing yards against the Mids since Pitt in 1978 ... it also held the Mustangs to eight first downs, marking the first time a Navy opponent was held to 10 or fewer first downs since 1999 when Rutgers mustered 10 ... produced three tackles against No. 23 Pitt ... after a tipped pass by outside linebacker Corey Johnson, was able to come up with a diving interception, the first of his career ... was in on a pair of stops in the Mids' win over Air Force ... made three tackles in the win over Wake Forest, including a tackle of a loss of four yards ... contributed a tackle in the win over Rutgers in front of a record-setting crowd ... turned in three tackles at Duke ... produced a pair of stops at Ball State ... turned in two tackles in Navy's season-opener against Towson.
>> 2007: Started all 13 games ... totaled 42 stops on the year, including 4.5 tackles for a loss and 1.5 sacks ... made four tackles, one in the backfield for a loss of three yards, in a win at Temple ... also blocked an extra-point kick in the fourth quarter against the Owls ... produced two stops one week later at Rutgers ... provided a solo tackle against Ball State ... delivered six tackles and his first-career sack in a win against Duke ... made five tackles in a victory over Air Force ... contributed three tackles at Pittsburgh ... assisted on two stops against Wake Forest ... produced two tackles and assisted on a sack against Delaware ... came up with his biggest game of the season at Notre Dame ... delivered eight tackles and an impressive stop for a four-yard loss on a rushing attempt in the second quarter ... assisted on a tackle at North Texas ... racked up four tackles, one for a loss, against Army ... contributed with four tackles against Utah in the Poinsettia Bowl.
>> 2006: Played in three games ... saw first action of the year in the win over Stanford ... also played against Duke and Eastern Michigan.
>> High School / Personal: A 2004 graduate of Riverwood High School, Frazier attended Wyoming Seminary in Pennsylvania during the 2005-06 academic year ... a two-sport athlete, he lettered four times in football and twice in track & field ... also played a year of football and lacrosse at Wyoming Seminary ... named to the North Fulten Super 11 ... served as team captain of the football team his senior year ... full name is Nathaniel Timothy Frazier ... born July 26, 1986, in Atlanta, Ga. ... son of Percy and Avis Frazier ... majoring in General Science.