Navy Announces 2009 Football Recruiting Class
Navy head football coach Ken Niumatalolo is excited about this year's recruiting class
July 1, 2009
ANNAPOLIS, Md.-Navy head football coach Ken Niumatalolo released the names of the 2009 Navy football recruits on Wednesday evening as 62 prospects representing 24 states went through induction ceremonies and began plebe summer.
"We are very excited about this incoming class," said Niumatalolo. "We feel like we have a good mix of linemen and skill guys and this class is one of the more athletic groups we have ever brought in."
The state of Texas produced the most prospects with 10, while Pennsylvania is represented by six freshmen. Five incoming recruits hail from Florida, while four each are from Hawai'i, North Carolina and Maryland.
Navy football season tickets are currently on sale at the Ricketts Hall Box Office, by calling 1-800-US4-NAVY or by logging on to the web at www.navysports.com. Navy opens the 2009 campaign on Sept. 5 at Ohio State, while the home opener is Sept. 12 against Louisiana Tech.