GoMids.com Players of the Week

Posted Oct 5, 2009

Navy beat Air Force in a thrilling overtime battle, 16-13. Each week GoMids.com recognizes a top offensive player, defensive player and unsung heroes. Look inside to find out which players GoMids.com honors this week.

The Navy Midshipmen improved to 3-2 on the season with a 16-13 overtime win at home vs. service academy rival Air Force in the first leg of the Commander-in-Chief Trophy competition. The Mids return to action on October 10 at Rice.


K Joe Buckley

Buckley put a strangle-hold on the Navy placekicking job by going 3-for-3 on the day, hitting kicks from 47, 37 and 38 yards. His 38 yard kick in overtime proved to be the game-winner as Navy beat Air Force for the 7th consecutive year.


S Wyatt Middleton

Middleton had a monster game on defense for the Mids, racking up 9 tackles and breaking up two passes. His sure tackling helped hold Air Force to only 183 yards on the ground, with the Falcons' longest gain only amounting to 21 yards.


K Jon Teague

Despite losing the place-kicking job during practice, Teague boomed his four kickoffs against Air Force for a 66.2 yard average, including one touchback. These kicks were able to keep the dangerous Reggie Rembert from breaking a return longer than 25 yards during the game.

NOTE: No player can be named POTW more than three times during a season. Players also cannot be named POTW for two consecutive games.

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