| Jul 1, 2011
Football coach Ken Niumatalolo released the names Navy's 2011 recruits on Thursday night as 52 prospects representing 16 states went through induction ceremonies and began plebe summer.
"We are very excited about the group we have coming in this year,"...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 6:30 PM
Brye French looked at Navy spring football practice a little differently during his first two years at the academy. It was a time Frye put on another kind of helmet and shoulder pads, picked up a lacrosse stick and gave football a rest.
That changed last...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 2:08 PM
There were times in recent seasons when Navy's offense would go weeks without making any huge gaffes. The snaps from center Brady DeMell to quarterbacks Ricky Dobbs and Kriss Proctor would be crisp, and thehandoffs from Dobbs and Proctor to fullbacks...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 7:46 PM
A year ago, there was talk of an undefeated season and a possible BCS invitation, a Heisman Trophy campaign for senior quarterback Ricky Dobbs and a seemingly assured eighth straight Commander-in-Chief's Trophy.
It all unraveled quickly for the Navy...
| 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...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 1:42 PM
Ken Niumatalolo has often said during his four seasons as Navy's head coach that developing leadership skills is more important for his players than winning football games. It was hard to tell during Niumatalolo's first three years whether the...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 6:38 PM
For much of the first three quarters Saturday against East Carolina, Navy seemed to repeat a month-long struggle with pass defense by turning Pirates quarterback Dominique Davis into a NCAA record-breaker.
For a good chunk of the fourth quarter at Navy-...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 3:09 PM
Standing on the home team's sideline at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium early Saturday night, Ricky Dobbs had a feeling that he was reliving his past.
"I was thinking, 'Yeah, this looks all so familiar,' " Dobbs recalled in a telephone interview...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 8:05 PM
While Navy listed either Kriss Proctor or Trey Miller as the starting quarterback on its football depth chart going into Saturday's game at Notre Dame, the sling Proctor was wearing to support his left arm at practice Monday in Annapolis seemed to...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 7:41 PM
Seth "Buzz" Phillips was about to turn 40, living with his first wife and their two sons in Naples, Fla., when a recruiting postcard from the Navy chaplain corps arrived. Recalling the results of an aptitude test he had taken as a student at Penn State...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 3:43 PM
Just as motorists taking a wrong turn off the New Jersey Turnpike can get lost when they come here, the Navy football team has had its own share of misadventures when playing at Rutgers. The last time the Midshipmen beat the Scarlet Knights on their...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 6:06 PM
Navy wasn't as angry after Saturday's 21-20 loss to Rutgers as it was after its one-point overtime defeat at home against heated rival Air Force and was not as embarrassed as after a 28-point demolition by Southern Mississippi last week in Annapolis....