Name: Nicolas Rowan
Hometown: Ridgeland, Miss.
High School: Madison Ridgeland Academy
Major: Information Technology
What do you want to do after graduation and why? I want to go either surface warfare or submarines. I just like those communities.
Why did you choose Navy? The coaching staff and players just felt genuine compared to the other schools that offered me and I loved the atmosphere of Annapolis.
What would you tell somebody that is considering coming to Navy to play football? This place isn’t easy, but if it was easy everyone would be doing it. Take the leap, you won’t regret it.
If you could play another position, what position would you play and why? Safety
If you could choose any opponent for Navy to play that is currently not on the schedule, who would you choose and why? Florida State. I have family in Tallahassee and it would be nice to see them.
Favorite class at the Naval Academy and why? I really enjoyed Discrete Math. It teaches you how to do things step by step which is important in Information technology.
Hardest class at the Naval Academy and why? Physics ll was absolutely brutal
Favorite teacher at the Naval Academy and why? LT Nal or Professor Skipper. Both of these teachers really care about their students and pushes them to succeed
Favorite form of social media? Instagram
Favorite person to follow on social media? Kip Frankland
Favorite sport to follow at the Naval Academy outside of football and why? Track & Field. I wish I could run like them.
If you didn’t play football at Navy, what sport would you play and why? I wouldn’t play another sport, instead I would join the gospel choir.
What song is playing on your headphones in the locker room right before taking the field? “Hard in Da Paint”- Waka Flocka
What is your dream vacation? Definitely Morocco
What is the best thing about being in the American Athletic Conference? The competition
Favorite Coach Niumatalolo quote: “Love your brother”
One word to describe a Navy Football player: Tenacious
Who will be the surprise player on offense in 2022 and why? Vincent Terrell II, he has lighting speed
Who will be the surprise player on defense in 2022 and why? Nolan Barber. He’s young, but he’s one would hardest working guys on the team.
Who is the toughest player on the Navy football team and why? Nicholas Straw, he is soft spoken but he gets after it on the field
What player epitomizes Navy Football and why? Joshua Pena. He is humble, selfless and doesn’t quit
Who will be the Most Valuable Player on offense in 2022 and why? Tai Lavatai. If he makes the right read, everybody will shine
Who will be the Most Valuable Player on defense in 2022 and why? John Marshall. He has lot of experience and will be a great leader on defense
What are you most looking forward to in 2022? Just looking forward to this last ride with my brothers.