| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:18 AM
If Navy's game last week at Notre Dame was about the history of one of college football's longest series, Saturday's home game against Hawaii is about the heart. Specifically, it is about Ken Niumatalolo's heart.
Hawaii is more than just another...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Navy couldn't seem to handle its role as a two-touchdown favorite over Hawaii, a rare position for the Midshipmen during what has been now a decade of nearly uninterrupted success. Nor could Navy's defense handle Joey Iosefa, Hawaii's 245-pound Samoan...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Navy quarterback Rafi Montalvo remembers flying home to Florida on Thanksgiving Day last year, but the memories of what happened to him late that November night are still a little fuzzy.
It is probably for the best.
The last thing Montalvo recalls was...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Navy football coach Ken Niumatalolo does not look at the start of the 2013 season any differently than he did the start of the 2012 season.
It does not matter that the Midshipmen are coming off an 8-5 season instead of their first losing record (5-7...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo knew fullback Chris Swain had potential last season, when he spotted the powerful freshman behind starter Noah Copeland.
It was during his team's final game, a blowout defeat to Arizona State in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Wave Ryder first gained national attention last November when Navy's junior safety was part of an answer on "Jeopardy." The category was "Great College Football Names." The answer — "Perhaps the most appropriate name ever, Wave Ryder, of this...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Academy life is a little easier for Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds as he begins his sophomore year. The adjustment from being away from home, the transition to a more rigorous academic workload and getting accustomed to the off-field responsibility of a...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:21 PM
As season openers go, a road game at Indiana on Saturday doesn't seem as daunting for Navy as going to Dublin, Ireland, to play Notre Dame last year.
It might be just as tough, however, given Navy's problems against the Hoosiers for more than a half...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 8:15 PM
Indiana did all it could to embrace the Navy tradition before the Hoosiers and Midshipmen kicked off Saturday night.
A prow from the U.S.S. Indiana had been installed in front of Memorial Stadium, dedicated in a pregame ceremony at which Indiana's...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:03 PM
D.J. Sargenti had seen other Navy football players climb similar depth chart hurdles during his first three years in Annapolis. Sargenti had watched how they often changed positions in order to get on the field for the Midshipmen.
The first time the...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo doesn't have a predetermined profile for his prospective slotbacks to fit, yet they all seem to be about the same height and weight, with two common traits: patience and a bit of a chip on their shoulders.
The patience is...