Navy Ranked 43rd In Phil Steele's College Football Preview Magazine
Navy's running backs were ranked as the 39th best in the country
June 18, 2014
The Navy football team is ranked 43rd in the country by Phil Steele’s College Football Preview Magazine. Ohio State (third) and Notre Dame (17th) are the only opponents ranked in front of the Midshipmen.
Steele ranks four Navy units among the best in the country. He ranks Navy’s quarterbacks as the 20th best quarterbacks in the country (Ohio State was #5), Navy’s running backs (SB’s and FB’s) were ranked 39th in the country (Army’s backs are ranked 9th, Ohio State 22nd and Notre Dame 24th), the offensive line is ranked as the 33rd best offensive line (Notre Dame is 16th) and Navy’s special teams are ranked 24th in the country (Ohio State is 15th).
Navy opens up the 2014 campaign on Saturday, August 30 against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium. Kickoff is set for 12 noon and the game will be televised nationally by CBS Sports Network.
Single game and season tickets are now on sale at: http://bit.ly/LNw2FX or by calling 1-800-US4-NAVY. The Mids play five games at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium and three neutral site games within 30 miles of Annapolis (Ohio State and Army in Baltimore, Notre Dame at FedExField).