| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 6:01 PM
Forgive Navy assistant coach Justin Davis if he feels somewhat like an elementary schoolteacher this spring.
Davis is having to teach basic concepts and fundamentals to a large group of youngsters that populate the outside linebacker position for the...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 7:42 AM
Brian Stann is an impressive individual, having achieved significant success in everything he has pursued.
Stann played football at the Naval Academy, a linebacker who excelled on special teams. A 2003 graduate of the academy, Stann received...
| 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...
| Mar 29, 2015
Last month, the Navy closed its investigation into the death of football player Will McKamey. Findings are expected to be released in the coming weeks.
The Naval Criminal Investigative Service routinely investigates all deaths of midshipmen. Cases may...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 1:25 PM
Ken Niumatalolo said he hasn't really thought about life after Keenan Reynolds. The eighth-year Navy coach said he is focused on 2015 and hopes his starting quarterback caps a record-setting career with a stellar senior season.
However, Niumatalolo also...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 12:22 PM
Jeff Fair's office on the ground floor of Ricketts Hall speaks to a long, distinguished career as an athletic trainer within the world of Division I college football.
Filling the book shelves are a library's worth of sports medicine books, a clear...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 9:34 PM
Thom Gatewood (City), a two-time All-America split end in football at Notre Dame and an NCAA consensus selection in 1970, has been named to the National Football Foundation's College Football Hall of Fame Class of 2015. Gatewood, the Fighting Irish's...