| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Going into last week's game against Pittsburgh, Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo was asked whether he was going to change kickers after Nick Sloan missed an extra point that proved decisive in a 45-44 double-overtime defeat at Toledo in the previous game....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Many college football teams publish a depth chart that includes the top two players at every position. Navy, however, produces one that sometimes goes four-deep and for good reason.
The Midshipmen have always relied on a variety of players to carve...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Redemption, and admittedly a little bit of relief, found Navy placekicker Nick Sloan Saturday afternoon in Annapolis.
Looking at a potential game-winning 30-yard field goal attempt with a second left on the clock at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium,...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Noah Copeland and Chris Swain were stretching together during a practice early last week when Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo approached his top two fullbacks with a little pep talk.
"Coach Niumat kind of called us out, told us we need to show up,"...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Navy couldn't seem to handle its role as a two-touchdown favorite over Hawaii, a rare position for the Midshipmen during what has been now a decade of nearly uninterrupted success. Nor could Navy's defense handle Joey Iosefa, Hawaii's 245-pound Samoan...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Navy football coach Ken Niumatalolo reminded his players after a practice this week that they are not like other college football teams that can simply show up and win on sheer talent alone. "We're not like Alabama or LSU," he said.
As Navy (3-2)...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 7:54 AM
NAVY (1-0) VS. DELAWARE (2-0)
When: Saturday, 3:30 p.m.
Site: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
TV: CBS Sports Network
Radio: 1090 AM, 1430 AM
Series: Navy leads 9-7
Last meeting: Navy won, 40-17, on Sept. 3, 2011
Line: Navy by 16
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo doesn't have a predetermined profile for his prospective slotbacks to fit, yet they all seem to be about the same height and weight, with two common traits: patience and a bit of a chip on their shoulders.
The patience is...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:03 PM
D.J. Sargenti had seen other Navy football players climb similar depth chart hurdles during his first three years in Annapolis. Sargenti had watched how they often changed positions in order to get on the field for the Midshipmen.
The first time the...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 8:15 PM
Indiana did all it could to embrace the Navy tradition before the Hoosiers and Midshipmen kicked off Saturday night.
A prow from the U.S.S. Indiana had been installed in front of Memorial Stadium, dedicated in a pregame ceremony at which Indiana's...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:14 PM
When it comes to service academy football, the players and coaches usually understand what their counterparts are going through. For Navy and Air Force, which will meet today in Annapolis, there is even more shared experience than normal this year....
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:22 PM
A nationally televised college football game between Navy and Air Force at a sold-out stadium in Annapolis could become one of the more visible casualties of the U.S. government shutdown.
While Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk said Tuesday that a...