| 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 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...
| 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 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 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 5, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Navy football coach Ken Niumatalolo wouldn't use the early week uncertainty surrounding Saturday's game against service academy rival Air Force as an excuse for the way the Midshipmen played for much of the first half. Sophomore quarterback Keenan...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Demond Brown's time at Navy had finally come — or so it seemed.
With the departure of senior slotbacks Gee Gee Greene, Bo Snelson and John Howell after last season, Brown had emerged from the competition this spring as a starter for one of the two...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Ken Niumatalolo's voice typically goes up a couple octaves the more upset he becomes. After what transpired Saturday at Duke, Niumatalolo is inching closer to becoming a soprano.
In what Niumatalolo described Monday as Navy's most disappointing defeat...
| 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)...