Navy played six bowl eligible teams in 2012 and posted a 3-3 record against those foes.
Navy holds a 1-1-1 record in bowl games against teams currently in the Pac-12.
The Mids have won each of the last 10 meetings against the Black Knights.
Noah Copeland ran for 110 yards and two touchdowns.
Looking for its fourth straight win, Navy last won four in a row to end the 2010 regular season.
At Navy: Enters the fall second on the depth chart at wide receiver ... switched from slot back to wide receiver in the spring of 2011 and has done very well in his new role ... hard nosed player that is an excellent blocker ... also plays special teams ... has earned one varsity letter.
2011: A special teams performer who saw action in every game where he contributed three tackles ... turned in an assisted tackle at San Jose State ... pitched in a tackle against Notre Dame ... saw extensive action at wide receiver against 10th-ranked South Carolina ... caught a two-yard pass against the Gamecocks with under 6:00 to go in the third quarter for his first-collegiate reception.
2010: Played in seven games primarily as a member of special teams, including making his collegiate debut in Navy's come-from-behind win over SMU.
2009: Did not see any varsity action.
High School / Personal: A 2009 graduate of Charlotte Catholic High School, O'Boyle was a four-sport standout earning letters in basketball (2), football (2), baseball (1) and track & field (1) ... earned all-county football honors as a junior ... served as team captain of the football team his senior year ... led football team to back-to-back conference titles, including in 2008 when Charlotte Catholic punched its ticket to the state championship ... member of the 2009 track team that claimed the program's first conference title ... father, Jimmy, played soccer at East Carolina ... mother, Maria, is a native of Nicaragua ... son of Jimmy and Maria O'Boyle ... majoring in economics.