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Army vs. Navy Football 2013
At Navy: Enters the fall third on the depth chart at fullback, which is one of Navy's deepest positions ... one of the surprise players of the 2013 season after being pressed into duty due to injury ... hits the hole faster than any other fullback ... has good speed and runs hard ... is fast enough to play slot back ... has earned one varsity letter.
2013: A starter in three of the 13 games in which he played, Singleton posted 361 yards on 65 carries (5.6 ypc) and caught one pass for five yards on the year ... member of Navy's offensive unit that finished the year ranked No. 1 nationally in turnovers lost (10), No. 2 in rushing offense (325.4), No. 6 in passing yards per completion (15.09), No. 6 in third down conversion (51.1), 11th in fourth down conversions (67.9) and 12th in turnover margin (+0.9) ... Navy rushed for 366 yards on 67 attempts against Middle Tennessee in the Bell Helicopter Armed Force Bowl, marking the sixth straight game the Mids topped the 300-yard rushing milestone ... it's the first time Navy has accomplished the feat since 2007 ... rushed for 27 yards on seven carries against Middle Tennessee ... helped pave the way for QB Keenan Reynolds to score touchdown runs of 47 (2:38, 2Qtr), 11 (6:22, 4Qtr) and 1 yards (0:46, 4Qtr) against Army and in doing so set the NCAA record for single-season rushing TDs by a quarterback ... the record was previously set in 2009 by Navy's Ricky Dobbs with 27 and later matched in 2011 by Kansas State's Collin Klein ... Navy's 34 points are the most it has scored against Army since defeating the Black Knights 34-0 in 2008 ... the 343 yards rushing by the Mids are the most in an Army-Navy game since 2008 (368) ... Navy's second-leading rusher against Army, he carried the ball four times for 61 yards which included a career-long 58-yard run that set up a Nick Sloan field goal in the opening period ... member of the Mids' offense that rushed for 432 yards on 62 carries and scored a season-high 58 points in a triple overtime win at San Jose State ... helped pave the way for Keenan Reynolds to rush for an NCAA record seven touchdowns (most for a QB) and throw for another which set a Navy record for most touchdowns responsible for ... carried the ball six times for 31 yards against the Spartans ... made his second straight start in the win over South Alabama where he rushed for 11 yards on four carries ... Navy's offense opened the way for QB Keenan Reynolds to rush for a career-high 226 yards on 28 carries against Hawai'i, becoming only the seventh quarterback in school history to rush for 200 yards ... it's the third most by a Navy QB in program history ... meanwhile, he rushed for a career-best four touchdowns which are tied for the third most in Navy history ... finished just shy of his first 100-yard rushing game, as he carried the ball 15 times for a career-best 93 yards and a touchdown against Hawai'i ... part of an offensive unit that posted 28 first downs against Notre Dame which are the most by the Mids in series history ... the offense also gained 331 yards on the ground which were the most against Notre Dame since the 2010 contest (367) ... carried the ball a career-high 16 times for 77 yards at Notre Dame and pitched in a tackle on special teams ... turned in a career-long run of 20 yards against the Irish ... had a breakout performance in the Mids' win over Pitt where he carried the ball five times for 27 yards and scored a nine-yard touchdown, the first of his career... also caught a five-yard pass which was the first reception of his career ... contributed a pair of tackles on special teams against Toledo ... carried the ball three times for 14 yards at Duke and contributed a solo tackle on special teams ... chipped in a solo tackle against Air Force ... carried the ball five times for 20 yards, including a long run of seven yards against Delaware in the Mids' home opener ... made his collegiate debut at Indiana as a member of special teams.
2011, `12: Did not see any varsity action.
High School / Personal: A 2010 graduate of Scott's Branch High School, Singleton attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2010-11 academic year ... a three-time All-State (S.C.) selection, he was named the 2009 1-A Back of the Year ... served as team captain of the football team his senior year ... member of the National Honor Society ... father competed in track & field at Benedict College ... son of Ronald and Ethel Singleton ... majoring in general science.