| Oct 4, 2011
| 4:17 PM
Shortly after Jon Teague returned to his dorm room at the Naval Academy late last Saturday afternoon, the downcast senior placekicker received a text message from one of predecessors inviting him out to dinner.
Teague had missed a field goal and had an...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 4:08 PM
Navy co-captain Alexander Teich will "probably" not play Saturday against Southern Mississippi, Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo said after practice Wednesday in Annapolis.
The senior fullback was not at practice and missed part of Tuesday's practice....
| Oct 6, 2011
| 3:46 PM
Navy football coach Ken Niumatalolo said Thursday that he suspended senior captain Alexander Teich after a series of incidents involving Teich's leadership role with the team.
Without getting into specifics, Niumatalolo said they began during Saturday'...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 9:38 AM
He has gone from being a virtual unknown outside the walls of the Naval Academy to a respected, if still hard to pronounce name, in the coaching community. He has won more games in his first four years than any coach in the program's history.
| Oct 8, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Southern Mississippi’s no-huddle, spread offense met Navy’s triple option Saturday, and the result was a 14-touchdown show that flirted with the extinction of defense.
Navy squandered two early scoring opportunities in the red zone, fell...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 8:06 PM
As expected, Navy fullback Alexander Teich returned to the team Monday after being suspended for last week's game against Southern Mississippi.
Teich, a senior co-captain who had led the Midshipmen in rushing through the first four games, had been...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 4:53 PM
In the lexicon of Navy football, they are called "loafs" — as in loafing. On defense, they come when linemen don't converge on a quarterback whose pocket has broken down; or when linebackers stop their pursuit of a running back about to break...
| 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....
| 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 13, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Something was missing for the Navy football team as it prepared last spring for the 2011 season. The practices were quieter, and for those on defense, a little too easy. What was missing — in retrospect, who was missing — was longtime...