| Sep 3, 2011
| 5:44 PM
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...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 1:31 PM
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...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 2:08 PM
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...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 1:42 PM
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...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 6:38 PM
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-...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 3:09 PM
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...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 6:20 PM
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...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 3:58 PM
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...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:20 PM
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...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 4:35 PM
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...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 4:35 PM
College Football Countdown: No. 42 Navy...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 4:22 PM
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-...