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Nation's Capital to Serve as Backdrop for the 112th Army-Navy Game

The Midshipmen have won nine in a row against their arch rivals from West Point.


Mids Close Out 2011 with Annual Army-Navy Gridiron Classic

Navy has won nine in a row against the Black Knights.


Navy Falls To San Jose State, 27-24

Kriss Proctor rushes for 82 yards and a pair of touchdowns


Proctor's Return Sparks Navy to 42-14 Triumph Over Troy

Senior quarterback comes back from elbow injury to put up three touchdowns


What Else Is There To Say?

Time for Mids to stop talking about past and start playing for future.


2011 Navy Football - Army

2011 Navy Football - Army


2011 Navy Football - Troy

2011 Navy Football - Troy


Navy vs. Troy - November 5, 2011

Navy vs. Troy


2011 Navy Football - Delaware

2011 Navy Football - Delaware

At Navy: Enters the fall listed as a starter at slot back ... outstanding blocker ... Academic All-America candidate ... plays with a great motor ... one of the fastest players on the team ... ran a 3.99 in the pro agility drill, which was the fastest mark on the team, was timed in 1.45 seconds in the 10-yard dash and ran a 4.49 40-yard dash ... has a good knowledge of the offense ... has earned one varsity letter.

2010: Missing three of Navy's first four games because of injury, he appeared in 10 contests and made six starts ... carried the ball 27 times for 201 yards and a TD ... also caught 13 passes for 251 yards and three touchdowns ... member of Navy's offensive unit that finished the season ranked sixth in the country in rushing offense (284.77 yds/gm), ninth in pass efficiency (156.65), 38th in total offense (404.77 yds/gm), 45th in scoring offense (29.69 pts/gm) and 27th in turnover margin (+0.54 /gm) ... gained 27 yards on four carries against San Diego State in the Poinsettia Bowl ... also caught one pass for 16 yards against the Aztecs ... carried the ball once for five yards, while also catching a pair of passes for a career-high tying 54 yards against Army ... his 31-yard reception against the Black carried the ball three times for 15 yards in Navy's win over Arkansas State on Senior Day ... also caught an 11-yard pass ... rushed for 60 yards and a TD on four carries, while also catching one pass for a gain of 26 yards against Central Michigan ... his 18-yard touchdown run in the first quarter was his first career rushing touchdown ... also turned in a career-long carry of 31 yards against the Chippewas ... carried the ball four times for 14 yards and caught two passes for 33 yards and a TD at East Carolina ... caught a 29-yard pass from Ricky Dobbs on what was ECU's second of three fumbles on three-straight possessions to open the second half ... Navy's offense put up 76 points in the win over East Carolina, setting a modern day scoring record ... it's the most points scored by the Mids since Navy defeated Colby, 121-0, on Nov. 15, 1919 ... Navy finished the game with a season-high 521 yards rushing, marking the first time the Mids have topped the 500-yard rushing milestone since Aug. 30, 2008, when the Mids ran for 558 yards against Towson ... it's tied as the fifth-best rushing performance in school history ... Navy's 596 yards of total offense marks its best offensive day since finishing with 602 yards against Towson on Aug. 30, 2008 ... it goes down as the 16th-most yards (tied) in program history ... gained 12 yards on two carries against Duke, while also catching a pair of passes for 36 yards ... connected with QB Ricky Dobbs on a 12-yard touchdown catch to get the Mids to within a field goal ... carried the ball just once against Notre Dame, but played a more important role as a blocker in the Mids' win over the Irish ... helped open up holes for fullback Alexander Teich to rush for a career-high 210 yards against Notre Dame, the first 200-yard rushing game by a Navy fullback in program history and the most rushing yards by a Navy player in series history ... as a team, Navy rushed for four TDs, including three by QB Ricky Dobbs ... caught two passes for 54 yards against SMU, including a 51-yard grab ... caught a three-yard pass from Ricky Dobbs for his first-career touchdown (rushing or receiving) ... also carried the ball twice for two yards ... playing for the first time since Navy's home opener, Santiago played a fantastic game against Wake Forest ... carried the ball six times for a career-high 66 yards ... also caught one pass for nine yards ... came into the game against the Deacs with one-career carry (2009 vs. Rice) and one-career reception (2010 Georgia Southern) ... sidelined for the Louisiana Tech and Air Force games after aggravating a hamstring injury ... caught his first-collegiate pass, a 12-yarder from Ricky Dobbs, in Navy's home-opener against Georgia Southern ... it was just his second-career touch on the offense ... sidelined for the Mids' opener against Maryland with a hamstring injury.

2009: Saw action in nine games, mostly as a member of Navy's special teams ... carried the ball just once for nine yards, while pitching in six tackles for the Mids ... made a return to his home state of Hawai'i, where he turned in one tackle ... produced two solo tackles in Navy's home final against Delaware ... sat out the Wake Forest game after suffering an ankle injury against SMU ... inserted into the lineup for special teams at SMU where he contributed a pair of tackles ... in just his second career appearance, he carried the ball once for a gain of nine yards against Rice ... made his collegiate debut in Navy's home-opening victory over Louisiana Tech.

2008: Did not see any varsity action.

High School / Personal: A 2007 graduate of Kapolei High School, Santiago attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2007-08 academic year ... a three-sport standout, he was a four-year letterwinner in baseball who also picked up three letters in football and two in soccer ... led the soccer team to the Oahu Interscholastic Association (OIA) Championship in his senior year ... selected to play in the HUB Goodwill Senior Bowl ... member of the National Honor Society ... hails from the same hometown and graduated from the same high school as former quarterback Kaipo-Noa Kaheaku-Enhada ... son of Jon Santiago and Joan Fernandez ... majoring in systems engineering ... carries a 3.32 grade-point average.

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