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Naval Academy Honors Football Team At Annual Banquet

Keenan Reynolds Becomes First Freshman To Win Rip Miller Award As Team MVP


Commander-In-Chief's Trophy, Bowl Appearance Highlight 2012 Navy Football Season

Navy played six bowl eligible teams in 2012 and posted a 3-3 record against those foes.


Cabral, Paulson, Sloan and Beltran Named All-East

Mids place two offensive linemen and two kickers on the team


Keegan Wetzel And Tra'Ves Bush Named First Team All-Independent

Keenan Reynolds Named Freshman Of The Year


Mids and Sun Devils Set to Battle in Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl Dec. 29

Navy holds a 1-1-1 record in bowl games against teams currently in the Pac-12.


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Navy vs. Texas State - Nov. 17


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Army vs. Navy - Dec. 8


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Navy vs. Indiana - Oct. 20


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2012 Navy vs. San Jose State 9-29


2012 Navy Football

2012 Navy vs. Air Force 10-6

At Navy: Enters the fall as the starter at left guard after starting 12 games there last year ... will be the anchor of a young offensive line ... has started 25 consecutive games at left guard ... has been one of Navy's better guards during the triple option era ... possesses good size and feet ... is "football" smart ... All-East candidate ... has earned two varsity letters.

2011: Started all 12 contests ... part of a veteran offensive line that saw Navy finish the season ranked No. 4 nationally in rushing offense, averaging 312.25 yards per game ... helped pave the way for the Mids' 21 first downs against Army, the most by Navy in the series since 2005 (24) ... also part of an offense that tallied 296 yards on the ground against the Black Knights, the Mids' best rushing total against Army since 2008 (368 yds) ... member of an offense that scored a season-high 42 points against Troy which are the most scored at home since losing to Delaware, 59-52, on Oct. 27, 2007 ... part of an offensive line that helped Navy rush for a season-high 421 yards against Southern Miss ... it was the best ground gain since the 2010 game against Central Michigan (437) and the 24th most in school history ... helped pave the way for the Mids to score 40 or more points in back-to-back games for the first time in the Ken Niumatalolo era and the first time since 2007 (Notre Dame, 46-44 3OT and North Texas, 74-62) when the Mids opened the season by scoring 40 points against both Delaware and Western Kentucky ... Navy finished the WKU game with 510 yards of total offense, including 410 yards on the ground and 100 yards through the air.

2010: A starter at left guard in all 13 games ... member of Navy's offensive unit that finished the season ranked sixth in the country in rushing offense (284.77 yds/gm) and ninth in pass efficiency (156.65) ... allowed Ricky Dobbs to rush for 107 yards against San Diego State in the Poinsettia Bowl, marking his 13th-career 100-yard rushing day, while also moving into fifth on Navy's career rushing list ... Dobbs also threw his school-record 13th touchdown pass of the season, a 30-yarder to Greg Jones in the second quarter ... held the Army defense at bay, allowing QB Ricky Dobbs to throw a pair of touchdowns, including a 77-yard pass to John Howell in the first quarter ... it was the longest pass play in Army-Navy series history ... the line helped pave the way for QB Ricky Dobbs to become the NCAA record holder for rushing touchdowns by a QB in back-to-back years, as he scored three TDs in the Mids' home finale against Arkansas State ... with 154 yards on the ground and 164 yards through the air, Dobbs became the first player to rush and pass for 100 yards since he accomplished the feat against Missouri last year in the Texas Bowl (130 pass, 166 rush) ... the Mids' line enabled Kriss Proctor to become 19th different QB in program history to rush for 100 yards in a game and only the sixth different QB in Navy history to rush for 200 yards ... Proctor's 201 yards on 20 carries is the 10th-best ground gain by a Navy quarterback in school history and the most since Ricky Dobbs ran for 224 yards on 42 carries in Navy's win over SMU in 2008 ... it's the first time in program history that Navy has produced two different 200-yard rushers in a single season ... fullback Alexander Teich rushed for a career-best 210 yards on 26 carries in Navy's win over Notre Dame and Proctor finished CMU game with 201 yards ... Navy's offense put up 76 points in the win over East Carolina, setting a modern day scoring record ... it's the most points scored by the Mids since Navy defeated Colby, 121-0, on Nov. 15, 1919 ...Navy finished the game with a season-high 521 yards rushing, marking the first time the Mids have topped the 500-yard rushing milestone since Aug. 30, 2008, when the Mids ran for 558 yards against Towson ... it's tied as the fifth-best rushing performance in school history ... Navy's 596 yards of total offense marks its best offensive day since finishing with 602 yards against Towson on Aug. 30, 2008 ... it goes down as the 16th-most yards (tied) in program history ... it also paved the way for Ricky Dobbs to score his program-record 45th-career touchdown ... not only did the line give QB Ricky Dobbs time to complete 13 of his 27 attempts against Duke for a career-high 227 yards, Navy scored 24 points in the fourth quarter ... Dobbs also ran in a five-yarder to become the school's all-time leader in career rushing TDs with 44 and became the Mids' all-time leading scorer with 266 points ...opened up holes for fullback Alexander Teich to rush for a career-high 210 yards against Notre Dame, the first 200-yard rushing game by a Navy fullback in program history and the most rushing yards by a Navy player in series history ... as a team, Navy rushed for four TDs, including three by QB Ricky Dobbs ... part of a line that paved the way for QB Ricky Dobbs to run for two touchdowns against Wake Forest ... it also held a much bigger Demon Deacon defense at bay, giving Dobbs time to throw for an another two TDs, including a 6-yard strike to Greg Jones for the game-winning score with just 26 seconds remaining in the game ... helped Navy's offense accumulate 516 yards of total offense (297 rush, 219 pass) against Louisiana Tech in what was the Mids' best performance since the 2009 Rice contest ... Navy's 219 yards passing against the Bulldogs marked the first time since Sept. 22, 2007 vs. Duke (304 rush, 236 pass) that the Mids have thrown and rushed for over 200 yards .... it's also the most yards passing by the Mids since that same game ... making just his second appearance and his first-collegiate starter, he helped pave the way for the Mids to rush for 412 yards in their opener against Maryland.

2009: Saw action in one game, playing 15 plays against Rice.

High School / Personal: A 2009 graduate of Tesoro High School, Cabral was a two-sport standout earning letters in football (3) and track & field (2) ... Third-Team All-State (Calif.) selection his senior year, he also received All-CIF, All-Orange County and all-league honors ... led Tesoro HS to back-to-back (2007-08) league titles in football with a combined 20-5 record ... served as team captain of the football team his senior year ... mother, Susan (Stapler), was a member of the first class of women to graduate from the Naval Academy, the Class of 1980 ... she was a three-year letterwinner in volleyball, serving as team captain her sophomore and senior years, while also lettering once in basketball ... full name is Joshua Kekoa Cabral ... majoring in ocean engineering ... had a 3.0 grade point average for the spring semester.

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