UAB Blazers @ Navy Midshipmen
Current Records: UAB 3-6, Navy 3-5
How To Watch
- When: Saturday, November 11, 2023 at 3:30 p.m. ET
- Where: Jack Stephens Field at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium -- Annapolis, Maryland
- TV: CBS Sports Network
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- Ticket Cost: $20.20
What to Know
UAB has enjoyed a two-game homestand but will soon have to dust off their road jerseys. The UAB Blazers and the Navy Midshipmen will face off in an American Athletic battle at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday at Jack Stephens Field at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. UAB is the slight favorite, but fans should be in for an exciting game likely to go down to the wire.
Even though FAU scored an imposing 42 points on Saturday, UAB still came out on top. UAB sure made it a nail-biter, but they managed to escape with a 45-42 win over FAU. The victory was just what UAB needed coming off of a 45-21 loss in their prior contest.
Jacob Zeno was a one-man wrecking crew for UAB as he threw for 484 yards and five touchdowns while completing 82.9% of his passes. Another player making a difference was Tejhaun Palmer, who picked up 179 receiving yards and a touchdown.
On the other side of the ball, a lot of the credit has to go to UAB's defensive line and their four sacks. Michael Fairbanks II was especially locked on to FAU's QB and sacked him twice.
Meanwhile, Navy lost to Temple on the road by a decisive 32-18 margin on Saturday. Navy has now taken an 'L' in back-to-back games.
The losing side was boosted by Xavier Arline, who rushed for 97 yards and a touchdown, and also threw for 124 yards and a touchdown.
The Midshipmen weren't very productive in the air and finished the game with only 124 passing yards. They were crushed by their opponents in that department as Temple passed for 402.
UAB's win bumped their season record to 3-6 while Navy's loss dropped theirs to 3-5.
Here's a few offensive stats to keep an eye on ahead of Saturday's game: The Blazers have been excellent in the air this season, having averaged 303.3 passing yards per game. It's a different story for the Midshipmen , though, as they've been averaging only 102.8 per game. How will Navy fare against such a dominant passing game? Check CBS Sports after the action for a full breakdown of the game and more college football content.
UAB is a slight 2.5-point favorite against Navy, according to the latest college football odds.
Bettors have moved against the Blazers slightly, as the game opened with the Blazers as a 4.5-point favorite.
The over/under is set at 52 points.
Injury Report for Navy
- Lirion Murtezi: out (Undisclosed)
- Tai Lavatai: questionable (Undisclosed)
- Kroy Myers: out (Undisclosed)
- Blake Horvath: out (Thumb)
Injury Report for UAB
- Isaiah Jacobs: Out for the Season (Knee)
- Iverson Hooks: Out for the Season (Knee)
- J.C. Sivley: Out for the Season (Knee)