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.
Mids rush for the second-most yards in school history
USA Today Photos - Navy vs. UCF (October 21, 2017)
Navy-LA Tech Football 12-23-16
Army-Navy Football 12-10-16
The Midshipmen lose in shootout with Louisiana Tech in the Armed Forces Bowl, on December 23, 2016.
Navy-Temple Football 12-3-16
• At Navy: Enters the fall second on the depth chart at corner behind Elijah Merchant ... gained valuable experience last year ... a converted wide receiver ... has great ball skills and good hands ... has earned one varsity letter.
• 2016: A starter in all 14 games, he finished the year with 51 tackles, including on tackle for loss ... intercepted a pair of passes and led the team in passes broken up with 10 ... turned in six tackles and two pass breakups against LA Tech in the Armed Forces Bowl ... recorded a pair of solo tackles against Army ... chipped in three tackles against Temple in the AAC Championship Game ... posted three tackles, broke up a pair of passes and intercepted a pass in the Mids’ win at SMU ... turned in a pair of tackles at East Carolina ... produced four tackles, broke up a pass and made his first career interception in the Mids’ win over Tulsa ... pitched in a pair of tackles in the win against Notre Dame ... recorded five tackles and broke up a pass at USF ... chipped in a tackle against Memphis ... part of a defensive unit that caused three Houston turnovers (2 INT, 1 Fumble) that in turn led to 17 points for the Mids ... turned in three tackles against the Cougars and broke up two passes ... pitched in a pair of solo tackles at Air Force ... contributed a solo stop and broke up a pass in the Mids’ win at Tulane ... played a sensational game against UConn where he turned in a career-high 10 tackles, including his first career tackle for a loss (6 yds) ... part of a defensive effort that held Fordham to three field goals on the Rams’ three trips to the red zone ... making his first collegiate start, he produced seven tackles.
• 2015: Saw action in three games playing against East Carolina, Tulane and SMU.
• 2014: Did not see any varsity action.
• High School / Personal: A 2013 graduate of Heritage High School, Wooten attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2013-14 academic year ... a two-sport athlete who earned letters in football (3) and track & field (3) ... a two-time all-county selection in football who served as team captain his senior year ... son of Reuben and LaShawn Wooten ... majoring in economics.