Dec. 18, 2012
ANNAPOLIS, Md.--Navy seniors Brandon Turner, Gee Gee Greene, Tra'ves Bush and Keegan Wetzel have been invited to postseason All-Star games.
Turner was invited to both the Casino Del Sol All-Star game on January 11th in Tucson, Ariz. and the East-West Shrine game on January 19 in St. Petersburg, Fla. Turner will only play in the East-West Shrine game.
Turner was Navy's leading receiver this year with 20 catches for 297 yards and three touchdowns. Turner's biggest catch of the year was his 49-yard pass reception late in the fourth quarter that set up quarterback Keenan Reynolds' game-winning touchdown run last Saturday against Army.
Turner has 38 career catches for 710 yards and seven touchdowns. He is averaging 18.7 yards per catch in his career.
Greene was invited to the Raycom All-Star Football Classic, which will be played January 19 in Montgomery, Ala. and to the inaugural South Carolina College All-Star Game, which will be played March 23 in Greenville, S.C. Greene plans on playing in both games.
Greene is Navy's leading rusher in 2012 with 765 yards and three touchdowns on 108 carries. He is averaging 7.1yards per carry, which is tied for the second best rushing average in school history for a single-season.
Greene is also a threat out in the passing game as he is second on the team in receiving with 17 catches for 303 yards and two touchdowns.
He has rushed for 2,011 yards and 10 touchdowns in his career, while catching 47 passes for 758 yards and seven touchdowns. He is averaging 7.1 yards per carry in his career, which is fifth all-time at Navy, while his 3,452 all-purpose yards ranks fourth in school history and he is just three yards behind Chris McCoy for third.
Bush was also invited to the South Carolina College All-Star Game in Greenville. Bush is second on the team in tackles with 82 and led the Mids with five pass break-ups. He has started 22-consecutive games for the Midshipmen.
Wetzel was invited to the Casino Del Sol All-Star game in Tucson along with Turner and will play in the game. Wetzel is a Capital One First Team Academic All-American selection and leads the Mids in tackles for a loss (15) and sacks (seven). His 15 tackles for a loss this year ranks as the ninth most in school history for a single-season, while his seven sacks are tied for the sixth most in school history.
Navy will take on Arizona State in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl on December 29 in San Francisco. To buy or donate tickets to the game go to: http://bit.ly/VmjOhh