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  • Proctor leads Navy to 40-17 rout of Delaware

    Proctor leads Navy to 40-17 rout of Delaware
    Navy's opponents might consider throwing out most of the tapes of the past two seasons when figuring out how to stop the Midshipmen and their vaunted triple option offense. What Ricky Dobbs did, however spectacular the former quarterback was during his...
  • Recruited by Navy, Jefferson has no regrets at Air Force

    Recruited by Navy, Jefferson has no regrets at Air Force
    When he was being recruited by Navy, Tim Jefferson wasn't concerned about competing with Ricky Dobbs for the quarterback job one day. He had played against Dobbs in high school outside Atlanta and more than held his own. But as he was trying to decide...
  • Lessons begin early for Navy football team

    There were times in recent seasons when Navy's offense would go weeks without making any huge gaffes. The snaps from center Brady DeMell to quarterbacks Ricky Dobbs and Kriss Proctor would be crisp, and thehandoffs from Dobbs and Proctor to fullbacks...
  • Navy's losing streak tests its leadership skills

    Navy's losing streak tests its leadership skills
    Ken Niumatalolo has often said during his four seasons as Navy's head coach that developing leadership skills is more important for his players than winning football games. It was hard to tell during Niumatalolo's first three years whether the...
  • Navy loses fifth straight, 38-35, as ECU QB breaks consecutive completion record

    Navy loses fifth straight, 38-35, as ECU QB breaks consecutive completion record
    For much of the first three quarters Saturday against East Carolina, Navy seemed to repeat a month-long struggle with pass defense by turning Pirates quarterback Dominique Davis into a NCAA record-breaker. For a good chunk of the fourth quarter at Navy-...
  • Miller's relief performance is reminiscent of Dobbs'

    Miller's relief performance is reminiscent of Dobbs'
    Standing on the home team's sideline at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium early Saturday night, Ricky Dobbs had a feeling that he was reliving his past. "I was thinking, 'Yeah, this looks all so familiar,' " Dobbs recalled in a telephone interview...
  • Play-action pass is an option Navy has used with success

    Play-action pass is an option Navy has used with success
    At the start of its past two games, Navy was caught off-guard by its opponent's defensive formation. The Midshipmen expected Notre Dame to put eight men in the box to stop the triple option, but the Fighting Irish lined up more traditionally. Then the...
  • After sticking it out, Stukel finishing Navy career with few regrets

    After sticking it out, Stukel finishing Navy career with few regrets
    The first time Mike Stukel suited up for Navy came as a backup quarterback in the 2009 season opener at Ohio State, after fellow sophomore Kriss Proctor seriously injured his knee in practice. The first time Stukel played came the following week, when...
  • Despite injuries, Tuani has left his mark on Navy

    Despite injuries, Tuani has left his mark on Navy
    The scene that played out before Navy began football practice Monday afternoon in Annapolis was different than other moments during the past four years when Jabaree Tuani tried to motivate his teammates. Depending on Tuani's position in the pecking order...
  • Ten players from Independent teams to watch this season

     
    Ten players from Independent teams to watch this season Just because Notre Dame, Navy, Army and BYU don’t have a conference affiliation doesn’t mean that there aren’t top quality players on their teams. Here are ten players from...
  • College Football Countdown: No. 42 Navy

     
    College Football Countdown: No. 42 Navy...
  • Fans can help Persa go to the head of the CLASS

     
    Even Penn State fans would probably have to admit that Northwestern quarterback Dan Persa is a class act after the way he has battled back from his Achilles injury. He has been a class person throughout his high school and college careers. Now the fifth-...