Navy holds a 1-1-1 record in bowl games against teams currently in the Pac-12.
The Spartans scored a 27-24 win over Navy last year, knocking the Mids out of postseason play for the first time since 2002.
Meet sophomore wide receiver James King from Orinda, Calif.
Saturday's contest will be just the 12th regular-season game Navy has played in the state of California in its 131-year history.
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High School / Personal: A 2010 graduate of Miramonte High School, King attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2010-11 academic year ... a three-year football letterwinner, garnered all-county honors his junior and senior years ... served as team captain his junior and senior seasons ... son of Peter King and Maura Dolan.