The post-Ricky Dobbs era of Navy football got off to a really strong start on Saturday, as the Midshipmen easily handled top I-AA school Delaware. Navy ended up running away with a 40-17 victory in Annapolis, putting the game away very early.
It took less than a minute and a half for Navy to get going. On their first drive, quarterback Kriss Proctor raced 75 yards for a Navy touchdown and a 7-0 lead. Aaron Santiago put Navy up 13-0 later in the first quarter, and Navy was never seriously threatened from there.
Navy rushed for an astounding 391 yards in the contest, winning despite not doing very much through the air. Proctor picked up 180 of those yards on 22 attempts, running the option to perfection. Proctor also had three rushing touchdowns on the afternoon. Proctor also picked up one passing touchdown through the air, giving him a total of 222 yards from scrimmage and four touchdowns.