UCF is the first ranked team to visit Annapolis since last October when Navy stunned #6 / #5 Houston, 46-40.
• At Navy: Enters the fall third on the depth chart at slot back ... gained valuable experience last fall on special teams and should have a role again this year ... has good speed ... hard-nosed competitor that isn’t afraid to block ... has earned one varsity letter.
• 2017: Saw action in each of the last 11 contests as a member of special teams where he posted a pair of tackles ... was in on a solo stop against SMU ... recovered Navy’s opening kickoff at Memphis which set up a 23-yard field goal by Bennett Moehring ... contributed his first career tackle in the Mids’ win at Tulsa ... made his collegiate debut against Cincinnati.
• 2016: Did not see any varsity action
• High School / Personal: A 2015 graduate of The First Academy, Plante attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2015-16 academic year ... a two-sport athlete who earned letters in football (4) and track & field (3) ... served as captain of the football team his senior year ... high school teammates with Vic Thomas ... son of Michael and Becky Plante ... majoring in political science.