Navy players named to postseason All-Star Games

December 12, 2012 | WNST Staff

ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Navy slot back Gee Gee Greene and wide receiver Brandon Turner have been selected for postseason all-star games.

 

Greene has been selected to play in the Raycom All-Star Football Classic, which will be played Saturday, January 19 in Montgomery, Ala.  The game will be broadcast live by CBS Sports Network.

 

Greene is Navy’s leading rusher in 2012 with 765 yards and three touchdowns on 108 carries.  He is averaging 7.1yards per carry, which is tied for the second best rushing average in school history for a single-season.

 

Greene is also a threat out in the passing game as he is second on the team in receiving with 17 catches for 297 yards and two touchdowns.

 

He has rushed for 2,011 yards and 10 touchdowns in his career, while catching 47 passes for 758 yards and seven touchdowns.  He is averaging 7.1 yards per carry in his career, which is fifth all-time at Navy, while his 3,452 all-purpose yards ranks fourth in school history and he is just three yards behind Chris McCoy for third.

 

Turner will play in the Casino Del Sol All-Star game on January 11 in Tucson, Ariz.  The game will be broadcast live by ESPN.

 

Turner was Navy’s leading receiver this fall with 20 catches for 297 yards and three touchdowns.  Turner’s biggest catch of the year was his 49-yard pass reception late in the fourth quarter that set up quarterback Keenan Reynolds’ game-winning touchdown run last Saturday against Army.

 

Turner has 38 career catches for 710 yards and seven touchdowns .  He is averaging 18.7 yards per catch in his career.

 

Navy will travel to San Francisco to take on Arizona State on Saturday, Dec. 29 at the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl at 4 PM.  The game will be televised live by ESPN2.

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