| Jul 1, 2015
| 3:55 PM
Navy football now has a home.
It only took 135 years.
The program has played as an independent since 1879 but it officially became a member of the American Athletic Conference on Wednesday as the league's 12th football-playing member, allowing the...
| Jul 1, 2015
| 3:19 PM
Navy head football coach Ken Niumatalolo released the names of the 2015 football incoming recruiting class on Wednesday evening as 64 prospects representing 21 states went through induction ceremonies and began plebe summer. “We are really excited...
| Jul 1, 2015
| 1:52 PM
The U.S. Naval Academy's football history began in 1879 with a one-game season in which the Midshipmen tied the Baltimore Athletic Club, 0-0. After a two-year hiatus, the program resumed in 1882 and went 1-0 after defeating Johns Hopkins, 8-0. Only...
| Jun 24, 2015
| 1:39 PM
Capital Gazette staff members take a look back at some of the most memorable moments of the 2014-15 season high school sports season, which our publication will celebrate with a commemorative special section this weekend:
One of my first...
| Jun 17, 2015
| 11:01 AM
Navy's football program has received a commitment from a highly-rated recruit. Multiple recruiting services have reported that Joe Goff has given head coach Ken Niumatalolo a verbal pledge.
Goff, a defensive tackle at Episcopal Academy in northern...
| May 27, 2015
| 7:20 PM
KEY BISCAYNE — The American Athletic Conference is changing the way it handles concussions.
During spring meetings, conference administrators unanimously approved the adoption of a new concussion management policy. It includes additional football-...
| May 2, 2015
| 2:48 PM
As the only long snapper invited to the NFL Combine, Joe Cardona knew he was a potential draft choice. However, there was no certainty on that front considering Cardona has a five-year military commitment.
Needless to say, Cardona was ecstatic when...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 4:02 PM
Most Division I football coaches would never willingly giving up an NCAA-approved practice opportunity. However, most Division I coaches don't work at an institution like the Naval Academy, where the mission is about more than football.
| Apr 9, 2015
| 1:28 PM
Football coaches always talk about finding ways to get the best 11 players on the field. Navy defensive coordinator Buddy Green has always shown a willingness to think outside the box when it comes to achieving that goal.
Green's latest unconventional...
| Mar 29, 2015
When the child was grown, it fell on a day, that he went out to his father to the reapers. And he said unto his father, my head, my head …
— II Kings 4:18, verse saved in the cellphone of Will McKamey.
The first fall
The running back...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 6:39 PM
Navy joined a growing trend in college football three years ago when it hired Sean Magee as director of player personnel.
Magee, a former offensive lineman for the Midshipmen, is charged with developing, implementing and managing the strategic...