| Aug 25, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Ken Niumatalolo's life changed dramatically the day he was named to succeed Paul Johnson as Navy's football coach after the 2007 season.
Niumatalolo went from being a relatively unknown offensive-line coach to a first-time head coach following the man...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 3:52 PM
The biggest crowd Nick Sloan said he has kicked in front of was about 1,000 fans during his high school years in San Diego. The biggest kick Sloan ever made came last year, when he made a 39-yard field goal with three seconds left to help the Naval...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:37 PM
The life of a Navy football player usually reflects the regimented daily grind of a typical midshipman. There is one major difference: on the field, the route taken by many of Ken Niumatalolo's players is not always like an early morning march, a ramrod...
| 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...
| Jul 1, 2011
Football coach Ken Niumatalolo released the names Navy's 2011 recruits on Thursday night as 52 prospects representing 16 states went through induction ceremonies and began plebe summer.
"We are very excited about the group we have coming in this year,"...
| 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,...
| 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,...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 3:08 PM
Parrish Gaines knew what to expect when he went into Navy's defensive team meeting Monday at Ricketts Hall.
Making his second straight start in the team's 42-14 victory over Troy Saturday at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, the freshman cornerback...
| 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...