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1996 Navy Midshipmen football
Aloha Bowl champion
Aloha Bowl, W 42–38 vs. California
ConferenceIndependent
1996 record9–3
Head coachCharlie Weatherbie (2nd season)
Home stadiumNavy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1995
1997 →
1996 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 25 Army           10 2  
Navy           9 3  
No. 19 Notre Dame           8 3  
East Carolina           8 3  
Louisiana Tech           6 5  
UAB           5 6  
UCF           5 6  
Southwestern Louisiana           5 6  
Northeast Louisiana           5 6  
Arkansas State           4 7  
Northern Illinois           1 10  
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy (USNA) during the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. Navy competed as an independent with no conference affiliation. The team was led by second-year head coach Charlie Weatherbie.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 7at RutgersW 10–6
September 21SMUW 19–1726,798
September 28at Boston CollegeL 38–43
October 5Dukedagger
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 64–2731,365
October 12at Air ForceW 20–17
October 26at Wake ForestW 47–1817,307
November 2vs. Notre DameL 27–5438,651
November 9Delawaredagger
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 30–14
November 16Tulanedagger
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 35–2124,952
November 23at Georgia TechW 36–2644,415
December 7vs. ArmyL 24–28
December 25vs. CaliforniaW 42–3830,411
  • daggerHomecoming

RosterEdit

1996 Navy Midshipmen football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
  Butts, LeBronLeBron Butts
QB 8 Fay, BenBen Fay
  Heaven, AstorAstor Heaven
QB 7 McCoy, ChrisChris McCoy Jr
RB McGrew, PatPat McGrew Jr
FB 5 Nelson, OmarOmar Nelson Sr
  Plaskonos, NealNeal Plaskonos
  Schemm, CoryCory Schemm
OG 66 Wahle, MikeMike Wahle So
T 70 Zimmerman, JeffJeff Zimmerman Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB Bruce, ClintClint Bruce Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K Vanderhorst, ThomasThomas Vanderhorst
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

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