College Football Preview: Navy vs. South Florida

Navy and South Florida logos

Navy hosts South Florida on Saturday in Annapolis. AcademyWars.com previews the game and predicts the final score of this contest.

Team Schedules/Results

Navy

Date Opponent Result
08/31/19 Holy Cross W 45-7
09/14/19 East Caro. W 42-10
09/26/19 @ Memphis L 23-35
10/05/19 Air Force W 34-25
10/12/19 @ Tulsa W 45-17
10/19/19 South Fla.
10/26/19 Tulane
11/01/19 @ Connecticut
11/16/19 @ Notre Dame
11/23/19 Southern Methodist
11/30/19 @ Houston
12/14/19 vs. Army

South Florida

Date Opponent Result
08/30/19 Wisconsin L 0-49
09/07/19 @ Georgia Tech L 10-14
09/14/19 South Carolina St. W 55-16
09/28/19 Southern Methodist L 21-48
10/05/19 @ Connecticut W 48-22
10/12/19 Brigham Young W 27-23
10/19/19 @ Navy
10/26/19 @ East Caro.
11/07/19 Temple
11/16/19 Cincinnati
11/23/19 Memphis
11/29/19 @ UCF

ESPN FPI

Navy: 64

South Florida: 89

Key Stats

Navy
Team Averages
USF
37.8
Points
26.8
18.8
Points Allowed
28.7
434.2
Total YDS
339.5
107.0
Pass YDS
181.8
327.2
Rush YDS
157.7
286.2
Total YDS Allowed
383.2
200.2
Pass YDS Allowed
207.0
86.0
Rush YDS Allowed
176.2
-0.20
Turnover margin
0.67
0.455
3rd Down Conv.
0.361
0.301
3rd Down Conv. DEF
0.441

Players to Watch

Navy

QB Malcolm Perry, WR Mychal Cooper, C Ford Higgins, NG Jackson Pittman, RAID Nizaire Cromartie, P Owen White.

South Florida

QB Jordan McCloud, HB Jordan Cronkrite, WR Eddie McDoom, TE Mitchell Wilcox, DE Greg Reaves, DT Kirk Livingstone, MLB Patrick Macon.

Injuries

Navy

Date Pos Player Injury Status
10/13/19 SB Keoni-Kordell Mahekau Undisclosed is “?” Saturday vs South Florida
10/13/19 FB Nelson Smith Head is “?” Saturday vs South Florida

South Florida

Date Pos Player Injury Status
10/14/19 QB Blake Barnett Ankle is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs Navy
10/13/19 RB Johnny Ford Suspension is “?” Saturday vs Navy
10/13/19 QB Jordan McCloud Wrist injured last game – is “?” Saturday vs Navy
10/13/19 LB Nico Sawtelle Shoulder is “?” Saturday vs Navy

Source: Donbest.com

Comments

USF is not an impressive team. The three teams USF has beaten have only a combined 3 wins over FBS teams. Playing at home Navy should win this one fairly easily.

AcademyWars.com Prediction

Navy 35, South Florida 17

Saturday’s game kicks off at 3:30 PM ET. Watch on the CBS Sports Network.

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