Navy vs. East Carolina Notes

Navy opens the 2006 football season on Saturday when the East Carolina Pirates visit Annapolis. Here's your complete guide to the big game along with a prediction on the outcome.



East Carolina

SiteNavy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium (34,000), Annapolis, Md.
Date/TimeSeptember 2, 2006, 5:30 p.m. EST
Radio 1430 WNAV Annapolis, Md.; WBAL 1090 AM, Baltimore, Md.; WTWP 1500 AM, Washington, D.C.; WFED 1050 AM, Washington, D.C.; WLRT 1490 AMNorfolk, Va.; WTRI 1520 AM, Frederick, Md.; ESPN Radio 1460 AM, Jacksonville, Fla.; Sirius Satellite Radio

Important note from Navy Sports Information:

Please note that for the East Carolina game only WBAL in Baltimore will not carry the game due to a conflict with the Baltimore Orioles, but WWLG (1370 AM) in Baltimore will carry the game in its entirety. WTWP will carry the game until 6:40 p.m. before breaking away to fulfill its contractual agreement with the Washington Nationals, but WFED in Washington will carry the game in its entirety. Those two stations will carry the remaining games on the schedule in its entirety.

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General School/ Team Information
.East CarolinaNavy
ColorsPurple and GoldBlue and Gold
ConferenceC-USA Independent
Head CoachSkip HoltzPaul Johnson
Coach's career record39-29 (5-6 at East Carolina)90-31 (28-21 at Navy)
Series Information
Series RecordFirst meeting
First MeetingFirst meeting
Last MeetingFirst meeting

ECU Schedule

Sep 2 at Navy
Sep 9 at UAB
Sep 16 Memphis
Sep 23 West Virginia
Oct 7 Virginia
Oct 14 Tulsa
Oct 21 Southern Methodist
Oct 28 at Southern Miss
Nov 4 at UCF
Nov 11 Marshall
Nov 18 at Rice
Nov 25 at North Carolina State
Navy Schedule

Sep 2 East Carolina
Sep 9 Massachusetts
Sep 16 at Stanford
Sep 23 Tulsa
Sep 30 at Connecticut
Oct 7 at Air Force
Oct 14 Rutgers
Oct 28 Notre Dame
Nov 4 at Duke
Nov 11 at Eastern Michigan
Nov 18 Temple
Dec 2 Army

Key Players for Navy

LT 79 Matt Pritchett (6-2 290, Sr.)
LG 60 Zach Gallion (6-2 313, Sr.)
WR 87 Jason Tomlinson (6-1 208, Sr.)
QB 03 Brian Hampton (5-11 208, Sr.)
SB 07 Reggie Campbell (5-6 165, Jr.)
FB 22 Adam Ballard (6-1 223, Jr.)
LE 43 Tye Adams (6-3 225, Sr.)
LB 40 David Mahoney (5-9 219, Sr.)
LB 57 Rob Caldwell (6-0 229, Sr.)
LB 45 Tyler Tidwell (6-2 224, Sr.)
CB 08 Jeremy McGown (5-11 189, Sr.)
CB 04 Keenan Little (5-11 195, Sr.)

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Key Players for East Carolina

WR 02 Aundrae Allison (6-1 202, Sr.)
DE 92 Marcus Hands (6-5 277, Jr.)
QB 07 James Pinkney (6-3 220, Sr.)
RB 05 Chris Johnson (5-11 200, Jr.)
P 10 Ryan Dougherty (6-1 232, Sr.)
PK 39 Robert Lee (5-11 218, Sr.)
CB 17 Kasey Ross (6-0 180, Sr.)
OT -- Eric Graham (6-1 255 Sr.)
DE 55 Shauntae Hunt (6-5 268 Sr.)
DT 93 Brandon Setzer (6-6 303, So.)

East Carolina Roster

Statistics Comparision

CategoryNavy East Carolina
Scoring Offense 34.1724.27
Scoring Defense26.0828.82
Total Offense 435.17 393.45
Total Defense377.33402.55

2005 Statistics

Complete Statistics Comparison Prediction

The Navy Midshipmen have the tools to pick up right where they left off in 2005. Expect Navy to run over the Pirates via Hampton, Campbell and Ballard. WR Tomlinson will keep the Pirates honest

Navy 27
East Carolina 13

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Official East Carolina Site East Carolina Site
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