| Dec 8, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Keenan Reynolds changed the play.
His coach had called for Reynolds to sneak up the middle, but the quarterback noticed that the defense was loading the box and thought he could get to the outside. With his team near the goal line, trailing by six...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo calls starting middle linebacker Cody Peterson "soft spoken." Inside linebackers coach Steve Johns refers to the senior as "quiet." Peterson describes himself as "introverted."
Senior wide receiver Matt Aiken paints a...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:00 PM
The lives and careers of Navy football coach Ken Niumatalolo and Army coach Rich Ellerson have crossed many times over nearly three decades, starting when Niumatalolo was a two-sport high school athlete outside Honolulu and Ellerson recruited him to...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:41 PM
When Navy junior Obi Uzoma finishes a drill for the outside linebackers, he has a vested interest in watching the rest of the position's players go through, and it has nothing to do with protecting his turf as the primary backup to starter Jordan Drake....
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Boo Corrigan is torn.
His parents Gene and Lena were born and raised in Baltimore, and the younger Corrigan started a sports marketing company in the city. But as the athletic director for the United States Military Academy, Corrigan is understandably...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Bobby Kough can still remember the moment Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds got away.
"Somebody tried to cut [block] me. I was right there to tackle him," Kough, a junior defensive end for Army, said earlier this week. "I didn't have any force or power...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:45 PM
The two programs share a 113-game history and a common longterm goal — protecting the nation's security — but that is where the current football teams from Army and Navy diverge in distinctly different directions.
If Navy's 11-game winning...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 7:59 PM
The snow came and went, leaving a covering on the grass surface of frozen Lincoln Financial Field and a few thousand hearty fans left in the stands by halftime Saturday.
The Black Knights of Army came and went, too, but as has become a habit against...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 7:02 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Navy freshman cornerback Brendon Clements had gained plenty of on-field experience going into his first Army-Navy game, having started for much of his first year in Annapolis.
Yet when Clements woke up Saturday morning at the team'...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 6:51 PM
It's the first question on many people's lips when they meet Maika Polamalu.
"'Are you related to Troy?'" recounted the Navy junior linebacker, who is first cousins with the Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety. "That's always the first thing. It doesn't...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 9:21 AM
The path that cornerback Brendon Clements has taken in his freshman season at Navy has precedent. The player he replaced in the starting lineup, injured sophomore Kwazel Bertrand, also started as a freshman. So had two other members of the secondary,...