| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Rafi Montalvo, whose career as a Navy quarterback was put on hold when he was seriously hurt in a car accident on Thanksgiving night in 2012, said Wednesday that he has left the academy and will no longer try to play football.
Montalvo, 21, returned to...
| 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 28, 2013
| 6:54 PM
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — When sophomore quarterback Keenan Reynolds had to leave Navy's game Saturday with concussion-like symptoms in the second quarter, the Midshipmen never recovered.
Western Kentucky knocked Navy from of the ranks of the unbeaten,...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 11:21 PM
Colton Plante may have wanted to commit on the spot this weekend during his visit to the U.S. Naval Academy when Navy head football coach Ken Niumatalolo extended him an official scholarship offer.
The Orlando First Academy linebacker/fullback knew,...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:13 PM
On Wednesday at West Orange High in Winter Garden, Winston Chastang will join his good friend and teammate Nate Ozdemir in signing NCAA National Letters of Intent to play football for the U.S. Naval Academy.
“I am absolutely relieved that this...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 3:45 PM
As the Navy football team returned to the practice field Monday in preparation for its Dec. 8 game against rival Army, Coach Ken Niumatalolo and his players were thinking about one of their own fighting for his life in a Miami hospital after being...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Jimmy Smith knew it was real the first time he walked up the big hill to football practice, his 18-year-old lungs unable to find enough air. In the years that followed, the images of husky linemen, gasping on the sidelines, only confirmed the potency of...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Quarterbacks Trent Steelman and Keenan Reynolds will come into Saturday's Army-Navy game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia from nearly opposite directions.
The 113th meeting between the service academies will be Steelman's last game in a...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 6:27 PM
Navy wide receiver Brandon Turner started off his senior year on a sour note. The team's leading pass-catcher in 2011 missed the season opener against Notre Dame and didn't start against Penn State after being suspended for failing his physical...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 3:01 PM
Rarely, if ever, will a game between a team with a modest 7-4 record and its 2-9 opponent be as meaningful as the one scheduled to play here at Lincoln Financial Field on Dec. 8. Then again, this year's meeting between Navy and Army has more at stake than...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 6:00 PM
Navy linebacker Brye French had never met Brendan Looney, only hearing stories about the former academy lacrosse star and his two brothers from longtime coach Richie Meade. Then one day during French's sophomore year, Meade told his team that the eldest...