| 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...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Noah Copeland and Chris Swain were stretching together during a practice early last week when Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo approached his top two fullbacks with a little pep talk.
"Coach Niumat kind of called us out, told us we need to show up,"...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Redemption, and admittedly a little bit of relief, found Navy placekicker Nick Sloan Saturday afternoon in Annapolis.
Looking at a potential game-winning 30-yard field goal attempt with a second left on the clock at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Many college football teams publish a depth chart that includes the top two players at every position. Navy, however, produces one that sometimes goes four-deep and for good reason.
The Midshipmen have always relied on a variety of players to carve...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Going into last week's game against Pittsburgh, Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo was asked whether he was going to change kickers after Nick Sloan missed an extra point that proved decisive in a 45-44 double-overtime defeat at Toledo in the previous game....
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Sophomore quarterback Keenan Reynolds has played in large stadiums and in big games in his two years at Navy, so he knows he can't get caught up in the hoopla he will witness Saturday at Notre Dame or the recent history of the series.
Yet Reynolds is...
| 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...
| 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...