| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:00 PM
The lives and careers of Navy football coach Ken Niumatalolo and Army coach Rich Ellerson have crossed many times over nearly three decades, starting when Niumatalolo was a two-sport high school athlete outside Honolulu and Ellerson recruited him to...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Bobby Kough can still remember the moment Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds got away.
"Somebody tried to cut [block] me. I was right there to tackle him," Kough, a junior defensive end for Army, said earlier this week. "I didn't have any force or power...
| 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,"...
| 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 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 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....
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Sophomore quarterback Keenan Reynolds has played in large stadiums and in big games in his two years at Navy, so he knows he can't get caught up in the hoopla he will witness Saturday at Notre Dame or the recent history of the series.
Yet Reynolds is...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:18 AM
If Navy's game last week at Notre Dame was about the history of one of college football's longest series, Saturday's home game against Hawaii is about the heart. Specifically, it is about Ken Niumatalolo's heart.
Hawaii is more than just another...
| 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...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 10:11 AM
The roots of Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds' development in running out of his team's triple-option offense go back to his own roots outside Nashville, Tenn.
On a hot summer day when Reynolds was about 13, he joined his uncle and a group of older...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Perhaps more than any other player on the Navy football team, senior slotback Darius Staten is thrilled that the Midshipmen will be playing in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas, which is about 35 miles from his hometown of...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:55 PM
Ken Niumatalolo, usually one of the more reserved coaches in college football, went off script in the Navy football team’s 42-14 thrashing of South Alabama on Saturday night.
Almost midway through the third quarter, the Midshipmen set up to punt...