The winner of the Houston vs. Navy game will finish second in the AAC West Division.
Junior offensive tackle from Mt. Juliet, Tenn.
Junior linebacker from Mason, Ohio
Junior guard from Wylie, Texas
Junior quarterback from Buhl, Ala.
• At Navy: Enters the fall second on the depth chart at left guard ... has great size ... runs well for a player his size ... gained valuable experience last fall a... has earned one varsity letter.
• 2016: A member of special teams, he saw action in every game including making his collegiate debut in Navy’s opener against Fordham ... Navy scored 60-plus points in back-to-back games (66 at East Carolina, 75 at SMU) for just the second time in program history and the first time since 1917 ... twice Navy put up 600 yards of total offense (616 at USF, 600 at SMU) after having not reached the 600-yard mark since 2008 (602 vs. Towson) ... the Mids put together three consecutive games of 500-plus yards of total offense, marking the first time in school history this has been done ... Navy topped 300 yards of rushing in each of the last seven contests ... part of an offensive effort that eclipsed 600 total yards of offense for the second time this season and recorded a season-best 496 yards on the ground at SMU ... it was the 10th-best rushing game in school history and the best since running for 512 against East Carolina on Oct. 27, 2012 ... Navy generated 75 points, the program’s second most in the modern era behind the 76 points scored against East Carolina on Nov. 6, 2010 ... the 75 points are the most scored ever in an AAC conference game ... the 11 TDs by the Mids marked a modern-era record, besting the previous mark of 10 set against Princeton in 1953, North Texas in 2007 and East Carolina in 2010 ... Navy’s 44-point victory marked the Mids’ largest margin of victory since defeating Rice by 49 (63-14) on Oct. 10, 2009 ... the line also paved the way for Navy to have two quarterbacks rush for 100 yards each in what was a first at the Academy.
• 2015: Did not see any varsity action.
• High School / Personal: A 2014 graduate of Wylie High School, Njiki attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2014-15 academic year ... a two-sport athlete who earned letters in football (3) and track & field (1) ... a two-time First-Team All-District offensive tackle who garnered Honorable Mention All-State (Texas) honors his senior year ... a 2013 National Football Foundation Scholar ... served as the football team captain as a senior ... led the football team to the state quarterfinals his senior year ... son of Emmanuel Njiki and Shiri Ndang ... majoring in cyber operations.