Gameday: Navy vs. Northern Illinois

The bowl bound Navy Midshipmen will go for their seventh victory of the season on Saturday when they host Northern Illinois (3:30 p.m./ CSTV). Look inside for all the details on the game.


Navy

VS.


Northern Illinois

GAMEDAY INFORMATION
SiteNavy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium (34,000); Annapolis, Md.
Date/TimeNov. 17, 2007; 3:30 p.m. (ET)
TelevisionCSTV
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.
Internet See official sites linked below
Sirius Radio Channel 125
SCHOOL/ TEAM FACTS
.Northern IllinoisNavy
NicknameHuskiesMidshipmen
ColorsCardinal and BlackNavy Blue and Gold
Enrollment18,8164,000
ConferenceMid-American Independent
Head CoachJoe NovakPaul Johnson
Coach's record63-74 (63-74 at Northern Illinois)105-39 (43-29 at Navy)
Team record2-86-4
SERIES INFORMATION
Series RecordFirst meeting
First MeetingFirst meeting
Last MeetingFirst meeting
SCHEDULE/RESULTS
Northern Illinois
Sep. 1 Iowa, L 16-3
Sep. 8 S. Illinois, L 34-31
Sep. 15 E. Michigan, L 21-19
Sep. 22 at Idaho, W 42-35
Sep. 29 at C.l Michigan, L 35-0
Oct. 6 at Temple, L 16-13
Oct. 13 W. Michigan, 17-13
Oct. 20 at Wisconsin, L 44-3
Oct. 27 at Toledo, L 70-21
Nov. 10 Kent State, W 27-20
Nov. 17 at Navy
Nov. 24 Ball State
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Navy
Aug. 31 at Temple, W 30-19
Sep. 7 at Rutgers, L 41-24
Sep. 15 Ball State, L 34-31 (OT)
Sep. 22 Duke, W 46-43
Sep. 29 Air Force, W 31-20
Oct. 10 at Pittsburgh, W 48-45 (2OT)
Oct. 20 Wake Forest, L 44-24
Oct. 27 Delaware, L 59-52
Nov. 3 at Notre Dame, W 46-44 (3OT)
Nov. 10 at North Texas, W 74-62
Nov. 17 Northern Illinois
Dec. 1 Army
PROJECTED NORTHERN ILLINOIS STARTERS
OFFENSE

WR 7 Britt Davis (6-2, 205, Jr.)
TE 83 Reed Cunningham (6-4, 250, So.)
LT 70 Chris Acevedo (6-5, 310, Sr.)
LG 59 Kevin Skatrud (6-6, 316, So.)
C 50 Eddie Adamski (6-2, 282, So.)
RG 65 Jason Onyebuagu (6-2, 310, So.)
RT 60 Jon Brost (6-6, 304, Jr.)
WR 85 Matt Simon (6-2, 200, Jr.)
TE 87 Brandon Davis (6-4, 262, Sr.)
QB 19 Dan Nicholson (6-2, 192, Jr.)
TB 21 Justin Anderson (5-11, 222, So.)
K 25 Chris Nendick (5-11, 180, Sr.)
DEFENSE

LE 56 Brandon Bice (6-3, 254, So.)
NG 58 Mike Krause (6-3, 264, Fr.)
DT 69 Alex Krutsch (6-2, 258, Jr.)
RE 51 Larry English (6-3, 254, Jr.)
SLB 9 Josh Allen (5-11, 211, Jr.)
MLB 57 Zach Larsen (6-0, 224, So.)
WLB 42 John Tranchitella (6-2, 221, So.)
LCB 2 Melvin Rice (5-10, 192, Jr.)
SS 37 Alex Kube (6-1, 203, Fr.)
FS 24 Bradley Pruitt (6-1, 187, Jr.)
RCB 36 Chase Carter (5-11, 170, Jr.)
P 18 Andy Dittbenner (6-1, 194, Jr.)

Northern Illinois Roster

PROJECTED NAVY STARTERS
OFFENSE

WR 80 O.J. Washington (5-10, 188, Sr.)
LT 53 Josh Meek (6-1, 274, Sr.)
LG 72 Anthony Gaskins (6-1, 291, Jr.)
C 63 Antron Harper (5-11, 272, Sr.)
RG 74 Ben Gabbard (6-4, 297, Sr.)
RT 66 Paul Bridgers (6-3 268, Sr.)
WR 89 Tyree Barnes (6-2, 188, Jr.)
SB 28 Zerbin Singleton (5-8, 164, Sr.)
QB 10 Kaipo-N. Kaheaku-E. (5-11, 188, Jr.)
SB 07 Reggie Campbell (5-6, 168, Sr.)
FB 22 Adam Ballard (6-2, 236, Sr.)
PK 39 Joey Bullen (5-10, 189, Sr.)
DEFENSE

LE 92 Chris Kuhar-Pitters (6-2, 258, Sr.)
NG 99 Nate Frazier (6-2, 285, So.)
RE 38 Michael Walsh (6-2, 239 Jr.)
LB 34 Ram Vela (5-9, 196, So.)
LB 50 Tony Haberer (6-1, 229, So.)
LB 55 Irv Spencer (6-0, 238, Sr.)
LB 54 Matt Wimsatt (6-1, 216, Sr.)
CB 18 Rashawn King (6-0, 190 Jr.)
RV 8 Wyatt Middleton (6-0, 200, Fr.)
FS Ketric Buffin (5-7, 170, Jr.)
CB 1 Blake Carter (5-11, 188, So.)
PT 31 Greg Veteto (6-1, 178 Sr.)

Navy Roster

STATISTICAL COMPARISON
CategoryNavyNorthern Illinois
Scoring
Offense
40.618.4
Scoring
Defense
41.1 30.8
Total
Offense
462.2343.9
Rushing
Offense
357.2 147.8
Passing
Offense
105.0 196.1
Total
Defense
468.8442.2
Rushing
Defense
182.3 211.8
Passing
Defense
286.3 230.4
GOMIDS.COM PREDICTION
Navy 38
Northern Illinois 31

RELATED LINKS
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium information
Official Northern Illinois Site
Scout.com Northern Illinois Site
Official Navy Site
Scout.com Navy Site
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