Navy First Look: East Carolina

Eyes on East Carolina logo

Navy football visits East Carolina on Saturday in Greenville, N.C. Here is your first look at East Carolina.

East Carolina Season So Far

Date Opponent Result
09/26/20 UCF L 28-51
10/03/20 @ Georgia St. L 29-49
10/10/20 @ South Fla. W 44-24
10/17/20 Navy
10/30/20 @ Tulsa
11/07/20 Tulane
11/13/20 @ Cincinnati
11/21/20 @ Temple
11/28/20 Southern Methodist

Key Stats

Stat (per game) Navy East Carolina
Points 17.0 33.7
Points Allowed 37.0 41.3
Total YDS 259.8 392.0
Pass YDS 93.8 224.3
Rush YDS 166.0 168.0
Total YDS Allowed 442.5 505.0
Rush YDS Allowed 275.3 187.7
Pass YDS Allowed 167.3 317.3

East Carolina Injuries and Suspensions

Avery Jones OL Out For Season – Eligibility

Source: boydsbets.com

Challenges for Navy

This East Carolina team has a decent offense and a horrid defense that yields over 500 yards a game on average. Two-thirds of those yards come through the air. Navy doesn’t need to become pass-happy but they should pass enough to keep the Pirates from focusing on the run. If you are Navy, after the rough start, wouldn’t it be neat to wake up on Sunday sitting at 3-2? The Mids challenge is to get a winning streak going.

Saturday’s game kicks off at Noon ET. Watch on the ESPN+ Network.

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