Quarterback Ricky Dobbs and safety Wyatt Middleton have been selected as captains of Navy’s football team next season, head coach Ken Niumatalolo announced last week.
“It’s a great honor for Ricky and Wyatt to be elected team captains by their teammates and there is no doubt in my mind they will do a phenomenal job” Niumatalolo said. “They have been team leaders since the day they set foot on campus and I am confident they will provide great leadership on the field, in the classroom and in Bancroft Hall.”
Dobbs was the engine of the Navy offense last season, leading the Mids to 10 wins, including a victory in the Texas Bowl. He set an NCAA record for rushing touchdowns by a quarterback with 27, was MVP of the Army-Navy game and played much of the season with a knee injury that required surgery last month.
Middleton, a three-year letterman with 38 career starts at Navy, finished last season with 68 tackles and a team-high four interceptions.