2009 Navy Midshipmen football team

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2009 Navy Midshipmen football
United State Naval Academy Logo-sports.png
Conference NCAA Division I-A Independent Schools
2009 record 10–4 ( Independent)
Head coach Ken Niumatalolo (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator Ivan Jasper (9th year)
Offensive scheme Triple Option
Defensive coordinator Buddy Green (8th year)
Base defense Multiple
Home stadium Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 2008 2010 »
2009 Division I FBS independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Navy           10 4  
Notre Dame           6 6  
Army           5 7  
As of December 31, 2009; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy in the 2009 NCAA Division I FBS college football season. The Midshipmen, led by second year head coach Ken Niumatalolo, played their home games at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

On November 7, 2009 athletic director Chet Gladchuk announced that the Naval Academy had accepted an invitation to play in the Texas Bowl on Thursday, December 31 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas against the Big 12's Missouri Tigers. (See also: Big 12 Football) This season was the first time that Navy has gone to bowl games in seven straight seasons. Navy won the 2009 Texas Bowl 35–13 and finished with a record of 10–4.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
09/05/2009 12:00 pm at #6 Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ESPN L 27–31   105,092[1]
09/12/2009 3:30 pm Louisiana Tech Navy-Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD CBSCS W 32–14   31,017[2]
09/19/2009 6:00 pm at Pittsburgh Heinz FieldPittsburgh, PA L 14–27   55,064[3]
09/26/2009 3:30 pm Western Kentucky Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium • Annapolis, MD CBSCS W 38–22   29,009[4]
10/03/2009 3:30 pm Air Force Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium • Annapolis, MD CBSCS W 16–13 OT  37,820[5]
10/10/2009 3:30 pm at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX CBSCS W 63–14   15,096[6]
10/17/2009 8:05 pm at SMU Gerald J. Ford StadiumDallas, TX (Gansz Trophy) Time Warner Sports W 38–35 OT  22,203[7]
10/24/2009 3:30 pm Wake Forestdagger Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium • Annapolis, MD CBSCS W 13–10   31,097[8]
10/31/2009 3:30 pm Temple Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium • Annapolis, MD CBSCS L 24–27   28,305[9]
11/07/2009 2:30 pm at #21 Notre Dame Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN NBC W 23–21   80,795[10]
11/14/2009 3:30 pm Delaware Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium • Annapolis, MD CBSCS W 35–18   34,223[11]
11/28/2009 10:30 pm at Hawai'i Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI ESPNU L 17–24   40,643[12]
12/12/2009 2:30 pm vs. Army Lincoln Financial FieldPhiladelphia, PA (Army-Navy game) CBS W 17–3   69,541[13]
12/31/2009 3:30 pm vs. Missouri Reliant StadiumHouston, TX (Texas Bowl) ESPN W 35–13   69,441[14]
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Season summary[edit]

Notre Dame[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Navy 7 7 7 2 23
Notre Dame 0 0 7 14 21

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References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs. Navy Midshipmen Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-03-16. 
  3. ^ "Navy Midshipmen vs. Pittsburgh Panthers Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-03-16. 
  4. ^ "Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs. Navy Midshipmen Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-03-16. 
  5. ^ "Air Force Falcons vs. Navy Midshipmen Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-03-16. 
  6. ^ "Navy Midshipmen vs. Rice Owls Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-03-16. 
  7. ^ "Navy Midshipmen vs. Southern Methodist Mustangs Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-03-16. 
  8. ^ "Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs. Navy Midshipmen Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-03-16. 
  9. ^ "Temple Owls vs. Navy Midshipmen Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-03-16. 
  10. ^ "Navy Midshipmen vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on 14 April 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-16. 
  11. ^ "Delaware vs Navy (Nov 14, 2009)". The Official Web Site of Naval Academy Athletics. Retrieved 2010-03-16. 
  12. ^ "Navy Midshipmen vs. Hawaii Warriors Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-03-16. 
  13. ^ "Army Black Knights vs. Navy Midshipmen Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-03-16. 
  14. ^ "Navy Midshipmen vs. Missouri Tigers Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on 20 March 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-16. 
  15. ^ ESPN