| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Towson coach Rob Ambrose was having a conversation with his agent this spring and asked if he knew anyone interested in joining his staff to work with the defensive line.
Ambrose's agent, Dennis Cordell, mentioned a very familiar name — former...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo said that his Midshipmen played near-perfect games to beat Notre Dame in 2009 and 2010, and came close to nirvana again before losing last season to nationally ranked South Carolina on the road.
To get its first win of the...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 6:07 PM
Navy came into Beaver Stadium on Saturday afternoon hoping to add to Penn State's collective misery from the past 10 months. The Midshipmen had designs on keeping the Nittany Lions and their new coach, Bill O'Brien, winless.
Hours later, as Navy was...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Not many college quarterbacks have faced the kind of immediate competition as Trey Miller has in his first three games as a starter at Navy.
The first two were against Notre Dame, as a sophomore last season when Miller replaced an injured Kriss Proctor...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 5:00 PM
By no means did Navy play flawlessly in its home opener Saturday against VMI. As they had in blowout losses to open the season against Notre Dame and Penn State, the Midshipmen continued to struggle with turnovers and penalties, and at times they...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:08 PM
The group of veteran slotbacks who handled most of the work at the position have departed Navy's football program.
A former starting quarterback heads into his senior season without much chance of unseating an incumbent who was electric as a freshman...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 3:31 PM
The painting is hung prominently in the private office of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. Titled "Wide Left," it shows an oversized football, a tiny goal post and the final score of 23-20, collectively representing the end of last year's AFC...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 2:36 PM
John Howell was at the Naval Academy for several months before he ever heard Gee Gee Greene utter more than a few words. In the weight room at Ricketts Hall, on the practice fields and even when the football team was eating its meals, Greene said little...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 3:16 PM
For two seasons, Navy quarterback Kriss Proctor was a more-than-capable replacement when starter Ricky Dobbs went down with an injury. He stepped in to lead the Midshipmen to a pair of wins in three career starts, and when Dobbs returned to full health,...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 7:46 PM
A year ago, there was talk of an undefeated season and a possible BCS invitation, a Heisman Trophy campaign for senior quarterback Ricky Dobbs and a seemingly assured eighth straight Commander-in-Chief's Trophy.
It all unraveled quickly for the Navy...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 7:32 PM
This wasn't South Carolina or East Carolina, Rutgers or San Jose State. This certainly wasn't Air Force, either.
A frustrating Navy football season previously punctuated by narrow defeats and botched kicks ended with a sloppy but satisfying 27-21 victory...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 5:16 PM
The courtship between the Big East and the Navy football program was made public last fall, but league and academy officials said Tuesday that the mutual wooing went on for the better part of a decade.
Neither Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk nor Big...