Navy fell to Maryland, 17-14, in the 2010 season opener. Each week GoMids.com recognizes a top offensive player, defensive player and an unsung hero. Look inside to find out which players GoMids.com honors this week.
Midshipmen fell to 0-1 on the season with a 17-14 loss vs. Maryland
on September 6th in a game played at M&T Bank Stadium. The Mids racked up 485 yards of offense, but failed to score on four trips inside the Maryland 20.
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Greene had 7 carries for 74 yards and also caught four passes for 59 yards. He also had a key block that sprung Andre Byrd
for a TD in the first half.
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Middleton had 12 tackles and recovered a fumble in leading a Navy defense that held Maryland to 272 yards of total offense and only 90 in the second half.
UNSUNG HEROES OF THE WEEK
In what was a surprising bright spot, Teich returned four kickoffs for 107 yards (26.8 yd avg.), continually putting Navy in decent starting field position.
: No player can be named POTW more than three times during a season. Players also cannot be named POTW for two consecutive games.