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Perkins earns Admiral Mack Award as Navy's most improved player

Jackson Perkins earned praise from Navy defensive coaches last August for his performance during preseason training camp. Perkins stepped up to the point he was part of the defensive end rotation for the season opener at Hawaii. The 6-foot-6, 257-pound sophomore was credited with a tackle during...

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  • Navy flashes new defensive philosophy during scrimmage

    Navy flashes new defensive philosophy during scrimmage

    A large contingent of visiting high school coaches got a good glimpse of what the Navy defense hopes to look like this coming season during a Saturday morning practice session. Navy spent almost two hours engaged in an intra-squad scrimmage and the defense flashed the aggressive, attacking style...

  • MAC: The toughest nonconference schedules ranked

    MAC: The toughest nonconference schedules ranked

    Kent State and Miami face the toughest nonconference schedules in the Mid-American Conference heading into the 2019-20 college football season. Here are the rankings from toughest to easiest: 1. Kent State Aug. 29 at Arizona State; Sept. 7 Kennesaw State; Sept. 14 at Auburn; Oct. 5 at Wisconsin...

  • CUSA: The toughest nonconference schedules ranked

    CUSA: The toughest nonconference schedules ranked

    Southern Miss and Rice face the toughest nonconference schedules in Conference USA heading into the 2019-20 football season. Here are the rankings from toughest to easiest: 1. Southern Miss Aug. 31 Alcorn State; Sept. 7 at Mississippi State; Sept. 14 at Troy; Sept. 21 at Alabama Overview: Southern...

  • Towson quarterback Tom Flacco taking swing at baseball this spring

    Towson quarterback Tom Flacco taking swing at baseball this spring

    Even before Towson’s football season ended in a loss to Duquesne in the first round of the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision playoffs Nov. 24, Tom Flacco felt a familiar itch. In previous stops at Western Michigan and Rutgers, the quarterback entertained the notion of approaching the football...

  • Manny Diaz wants Hurricanes to become 'mentally tough' in final weeks of spring drills

    Manny Diaz wants Hurricanes to become 'mentally tough' in final weeks of spring drills

    After the Hurricanes had wrapped up their first scrimmage of the spring — held this past Saturday at Miami’s Christopher Columbus High School — coach Manny Diaz was pleased with some of what he had seen. Several Hurricanes made big plays, including receiver Mark Pope, who had a confidence-building...

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