| Aug 23, 2011
| 3:24 PM
Even before his senior year of high school began, Mason Graham knew that he wanted to play football at Navy. But Jabaree Tuani, Graham's teammate at Brentwood Academy outside Nashville, Tenn., wasn't sold on making the same military commitment. As much as...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 3:56 PM
Jabaree Tuani had seen enough.
As another play by the scout-team offense had found another hole in Navy's first-team defense, the senior defensive end stomped around like an old-time wrestler, spit flying to punctuate his frustration.
Watching from a...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 5:58 PM
Most of the current Navy starters were not on the field at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium the last time the Midshipmen played Delaware. That was in 2009, when the home team turned a three-point lead early in the fourth quarter into a deceptive 35-18...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 5:44 PM
Navy's opponents might consider throwing out most of the tapes of the past two seasons when figuring out how to stop the Midshipmen and their vaunted triple option offense. What Ricky Dobbs did, however spectacular the former quarterback was during his...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 5:40 PM
Steve Johns joined the Navy coaching staff as inside linebackers coach in 2008, the year Ken Niumatalolo became head coach. It was a year the Midshipmen had two new starters at inside linebacker, juniors Ross Pospisil and Tony Haberer.
| Sep 9, 2011
| 4:19 PM
After his football team opened the 2011 season with a 40-17 win over Delaware last Saturday in Annapolis, Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo was beaming.
Niumatalolo could not have been more proud of a quarterback, senior Kriss Proctor, who rushed for 176...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 4:58 PM
As a senior in high school outside Pittsburgh, Ed Malinowski was the quarterback on an undefeated team. His parents were both English teachers. So when he entered the Naval Academy during his plebe summer in 1998, he wasn't thinking much beyond playing...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 8:35 PM
Coach Ken Niumatalolo was not all smiles after Navy's 40-14 win over Western Kentucky at Houchens-Smith Stadium on Saturday night.
In fact, he was in tears.
Late in the second quarter, his senior slotback Aaron Santiago went down with an arm injury on...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 8:16 PM
Minutes after Saturday's game ended, Navy linebacker Kwesi Mitchell spoke in measured tones as he explained how the defense deserved a larger share of the blame for the outcome.
His coach, Ken Niumatalolo, said the team did not come to Williams-Brice...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 4:26 PM
Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo had a number of concerns going into the 2011 season, but depth at slotback wasn't one of them. While none of those playing one of the key skill positions for the Midshipmen in their triple-option offense was an established star,...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 2:44 PM
Music blared at Navy football practice throughout the week in Annapolis, giving the Midshipmen a feel of what they will experience tonight in Columbia, S.C., inside Williams-Brice Stadium. Coaches stopped drills to remind the players about the size, speed...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 3:28 PM
Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk has worked at schools in big conferences, such as Syracuse, and has spent the past decade helping bring the football program in Annapolis back to national prominence as one of the few independents remaining in the...