Mids hold the ball for 42:42 but come up short
Navy will honor its 34 seniors in a pregame ceremony.
Mids fall to 5-3 on the year
UCF is the first ranked team to visit Annapolis since last October when Navy stunned #6 / #5 Houston, 46-40.
By Gary Lambrecht
Photos from Navy football vs. Houston - Friday, Nov. 24, 2017
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Navy vs. Tulane
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• At Navy: Enters the spring as a starter at wide receiver ... terrific blocker and an improved pass catcher ... Nvavy’s most physical wide receiver ... has earned two varsity letters.
• 2016: A starter at wide receiver in 11 games, including seven in a row before suffering a season-ending foot injury in the AAC Championship Game against Temple ... caught six passes for 128 yards and a pair of touchdowns on the year ... his lone catch at SMU was a highlight reel grab for 35 yards ... made a spectacular catch at East Carolina for a career-long 47-yard gain ... caught a pair of passes against Tulsa, including an 11-yard TD reception ... caught an 18-yard TD pass on 4th-and-4 at the end of the third quarter against Memphis ... it was his first TD reception of the season and the second of his career ... sat out the Houston game with an injury ... caught a 6-yard pass at Air Force, his first reception of the season.
• 2015: Played in all 13 contests, earning one start ... caught three passes on the year for 64 yards (21.3) and one TD ... caught a pair of passes against Pitt in the Military Bowl, including an 11-yarder from Keenan Reynolds for his first collegiate touchdown ... made his first collegiate start at Houston ... caught his first collegiate pass, a 41-yarder, at Houston.
• 2014: Appeared in two contests, making his collegiate debut in the VMI game.
• High School / Personal: A 2013 graduate of American Heritage Plantation High School, Carmona attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2013-14 academic year ... a two-sport athlete who earned letters in football and lacrosse ... garnered all-county football honors as a junior and All-State (Fla.) recognition as a senior ... served as football team captain his junior and senior years ... also considered Penn State and Colgate ... father graduated from Nova Southeastern where he was a member of the basketball team ... son of Mick Carmona and Lori Hawkins ... majoring in economics.