Perry, making his first-career start at quarterback, rushed for 282 yards and four touchdowns on 33 carries
By T.C. Cameron
Perry set the American Athletic Conference single-game rushing record in his first career start as a quarterback
Navy's last win over Notre Dame in South Bend was in 2009 (23-21).
Navy Quarterback Malcolm Perry Named The Walter Camp FBS National Offensive Player of the Week presented by Generation UCAN
Perry, making his first-career start at quarterback, rushed for 282 yards and four touchdowns on 33 carries to help lead Navy to a 43-40 win over SMU
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• At Navy: Enters the fall as a starter at slot back ... moved from quarterback to slot back in the spring ... could always move back to quarterback if necessary ... is dynamic with the ball in his his hands ... has blazing speed ... very smart football player ... has earned one varsity letter.
• 2016: Played in three games, two at quarterback and one at slot back ... carried the ball nine times for 73 yards and a TD on the year ... spelled starting QB Zach Abey on the Mids’ final series against LA Tech in the Armed Forces Bowl, carrying the ball once for a 30-yard TD ... it was the longest run of his career and also his first collegiate TD ... saw action in the fourth quarter of the SMU game at slot back where he carried the ball once for a gain of 13 yards ... made his collegiate debut in Navy’s opener against Fordham after starter Tago Smith sustained a torn ACL in the second quarter ... did not dress for the game after missing the first three days of practice and playing in the JV game a day prior ... cheering his teammates on, he was pulled out of the stands and dressed by the start of the second half ... entered the game with 38 seconds left in the third quarter and played the entire fourth quarter ... carried the ball seven times for 30 yards and featured a long run of 16 yards ... led a 90-yard drive that ended with a 23-yard field goal by Bennett Moehring..
• High School / Personal: A 2015 graduate of Kenwood High School, Perry attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2015-16 academic year ... two-time All-State (Tenn.) selection who was twice named the county MVP ... named District 10 MVP and was awarded The Legends Bank/Leaf-Chronicle All Area Player of the Year ... also received offers from Army West Point and Air Force ... his parents both served in the Army, a combined 40 years ... son of Malcolm and Bonny Perry ... majoring in economics.