Navy Football Senior Linebackers Micah Thomas and Winn Howard Selected for Second Semester Leadership Positions Within The Brigade of Midshipmen
Dec. 12, 2017
ANNAPOLIS, Md.--Navy football senior linebackers Micah Thomas and Winn Howard have been selected for leadership positions within the Brigade of Midshipmen for the second semester. Thomas was selected as the Second Regiment Commander, which is the second highest position you can receive next to Brigade Commander (there are two regimental commanders), while Howard will serve as the Third Battalion Commander (there are six battalion commanders).
Thomas is a three-year starter for the Mids and led Navy in tackles this fall with 81. He has recorded four tackles for a loss and his three interceptions led the team. Howard played in all 12 games this year and started twice. He recorded 21 tackles and picked off a pass in Navy's win over SMU.
Navy (6-6) will play Virginia (6-6) at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in the Northrop Grumman Military Bowl on Thursday, Dec. 28 at 1:30 PM. Navy fans can purchase tickets to attend the Military Bowl or donate tickets right now at https://goo.gl/MP2D9H or by calling 1-800-US4-NAVY during business hours. Ticket prices are $80 for the lower level, $60 for the upper level and $25 for standing room only. Donated tickets are $60 and will be given to either midshipmen or enlisted personnel in the area.
Navy season ticket holders that donate 10 or more tickets will receive 10% off their 2018 season tickets.
Additionally, the Naval Academy class competition will be in effect which includes: 30% off 2018 Navy Football Season Tickets to the class that donates the highest amount of tickets for every member of the class that donates four or more tickets; 25% off 2018 Navy Football Season Tickets to the class that donates the second highest amount of tickets for every member of the class that donates four or more tickets; 20% off 2018 Navy Football Season Tickets to the class that donates the third highest amount of tickets for every member of the class that donates four or more tickets and 10% off 2018 Navy Football Season Tickets for any class that donates 100 or more tickets for every member of that class that donates four or more tickets.
The Brigade of Midshipmen Bowl Game Tailgate brought to you by the Naval Academy Business Services Division will take place from 10:30 AM-1:30 PM. Cost is $50 for adults, $30 for children (ages 5-12) and you can sponsor a midshipman for $50. The menu includes a fully smoked whole pig, pulled pork BBQ, herb roasted chicken, slow smoked beef BBQ, au gratin potatoes, jumbo shrimp, seared scallops and a warm beverage station. You can purchase tailgate wristbands online at usna.com/bowlgame
Fans are reminded that although the game will be played at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, it is not a Navy administered contest and some traditional accommodations will not be available for this contest. All of Navy’s tickets will be on the blue or press box side of the stadium.