| Dec 8, 2011
| 4:43 PM
Marc Firlie calls comparisons between football and warfare a cliche.
But he says the challenges of playing football at the U.S. Naval Academy — on top of a full academic course load and year-round military training — really did help prepare...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Chris Culton has been an assistant coach at Navy for a decade, working with the team's fullbacks his first five years and the offensive line the last five. Given the importance of those two positions in Navy's triple-option offense, it is fair to say that...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 3:50 PM
Navy quarterback Trey Miller was held out of practice Monday after sustaining an ankle injury in Saturday's 28-21 overtime win at Air Force. With his left foot in a boot, Miller watched as freshman Keenan Reynolds ran most of the drills in preparation...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Ricky Dobbs holds a special place in the recent history of Navy football. In the two seasons he started at quarterback, he led the Midshipmen in rushing and put up more than respectable numbers passing. He led the team to 10- and nine-win seasons. He...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Keenan Reynolds started his first game as a freshman in high school outside Nashville, Tenn., so the news that he was going to become the first freshman to start at quarterback for Navy in more than two decades doesn't seem like that big a deal to him....
| Oct 17, 2012
| 2:31 PM
What Navy freshman quarterback Keenan Reynolds has accomplished the past two weeks has impressed some of his coaches and teammates in Annapolis to the point of astonishment.
Reynolds became the first plebe to start at quarterback for the Midshipmen in 21...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 1:59 PM
As last Friday's game at Central Michigan unfolded for the Navy football team, one thing became abundantly clear: With freshman quarterback Keenan Reynolds running the offense, the Midshipmen began to resemble the teams from Ken Niumatalolo's first...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 11:12 AM
The initial diagnosis was a sprained right knee. But as the two weeks Matt Aiken expected to miss turned into a month and the 2012 Navy football season began without him, the junior wide receiver made a rare request for an athlete at the academy.
| May 11, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The 2012 college football season is still months away, but those who oversee its coverage at The Sporting News did their best this week to turn some of the attention away from the NFL’s concussion controversy, the NHL’s Stanley Cup playoffs,...
| May 22, 2012
| 6:35 PM
David Sperry, a starting cornerback for the Navy football team, has left the school after violating academy rules, two sources familiar with the situation said Tuesday.
Sperry, a 5-foot-11, 182-pound senior from Las Vegas, started all 12 games for the...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo was standing on the field at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland, before his team's season opener against Notre Dame, talking with longtime defensive line coach Dale Pehrson about the collective inexperience of the Midshipmen....
| Nov 2, 2012
| 3:08 PM
The football seasons at Maryland and Navy turned on the health of their quarterbacks — in College Park for the worse, in Annapolis for the better.
When the Terps take the field at Byrd Stadium against Georgia Tech on Saturday, freshman Shawn...