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No. 59 Navy Midshipmen season preview

Navy football has had a successful run under head coach Ken Niumatalolo, going to a bowl game in five of the last six seasons, including last year’s 9-4 record, and there are reasons to believe that success will continue for the Midshipmen in 2014.   “I think you introduce concepts defensively, maybe see some of the core stuff that they do on the offensive side of the ball...
Via College Football Universe
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Navy football moves on

With heavy hearts and plenty on their collective minds the Midshipmen resumed spring practice this week, just 11 days after the collapse and sudden death of freshman slotback Will McKamey from bleeding on the brain.
Via navy.scout.com
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Navy's McKamey Passes Overnight

((HT: WBIR-TV))Navy freshman football player Zack McKamey collapsed Saturday morning during a football practice at Annapolis. The reason for this collapse is unknown at present, but sadly McKamey died Tuesday night after slipping into a coma. He never regained consciousness after surgery to relieve swelling and bleeding in his brain.The former Mister Football in the state of Tennessee...
Via Online Sports Guys
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Navy football player Will McKamey dies in coma

Navy football player Will McKamey died Tuesday after collapsing at practice three days before. McKamey, 19, died with his family at his side at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.  He was a freshman running back from Knoxville, TN. “We are all very heartbroken by the death of Midshipman Will McKamey,” Naval Academy Superintendent VADM Mike Miller said...
Via Sports-Glory
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Navy RB Will McKamey Passes Away At 19

We have some sad news to report. As we reported Navy running back Will McKamey collapsed during practice last Saturday and had to be airlifted to the hospital at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. McKamey was  in a coma after undergoing surgery to remove a brain clot. Sadly, McKamey died Tuesday night at Baltimore’s Maryland Shock Trauma Center....
Via Thacover2
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Navy RB Will McKamey Passes Away At 19

We have some sad news to report. As we reported Navy running back Will McKamey collapsed during practice last Saturday and had to be airlifted to the hospital at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. McKamey was  in a coma after undergoing surgery to remove a brain clot. Sadly, McKamey died Tuesday night at Baltimore’s Maryland Shock Trauma Center. ...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Navy freshman who collapsed at practice dies in Baltimore hospital

Navy freshman slotback Will McKamey died Tuesday, three days after collapsing during a football practice, the Naval Academy said in a release late Tuesday night. McKamey -- a 19-year-old freshman from Knoxville, Tenn. -- fell into a coma Saturday and was airlifted to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where he underwent surgery for a brain clot. The Navy...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Will McKamey of Navy passes away in coma

Just days after collapsing during a football practice, Navy slotback Will McKamey passed away while being treated at Baltimore Shock Trauma at the young age of 19 years old. McKamey passed away while in a coma on Tuesday. “During this most difficult of times, first and foremost, our prayers and thoughts turn to Randy, Kara and their beautiful family,” said Navy head coach Ken...
Via Crystal Ball Run
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

19 year old Navy football player dies after collapsing 3 days ago

Navy football player Will McKamey, who has been hospitalized since collapsing at practice three days ago, has died while in a coma today. The academy says the 19 year old freshman running back from Knoxville, Tenn., died at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore on Tuesday with his family by his side. […] The post 19 year old Navy football player dies after...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Navy RB who was in a coma dies

Officials with Navy Athletics have released within the past few minutes that freshman running back Will McKamey, who collapsed on the practice field earlier in the week, passed away on Tuesday. He was 19 years old. At practice Saturday morning, McKamey collapsed on the practice field and was airlifted to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in […]
Via Full Scale Sports
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Navy player in coma after collapsing at practice

Navy slotback Will McKamey collapsed during practice Saturday and had to be airlifted to the hospital at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. According to the Baltimore Sun, McKamey is now in a coma after undergoing surgery to remove a brain clot. McKamey's mother said he was showing "very little response" but that they had seen "some very...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Navy RB Will McKamey In Coma After Collapsing At Practice

This is terrible and so unfortunate. Navy running back Will McKamey collapsed during practice Saturday and had to be airlifted to the hospital at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. According to the Baltimore Sun, McKamey is now in a coma after undergoing surgery to remove a brain clot. McKamey’s mom said he was showing “very little response” but...
Via Thacover2
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Navy RB Will McKamey In Coma After Collapsing At Practice

This is terrible and so unfortunate. Navy running back Will McKamey collapsed during practice Saturday and had to be airlifted to the hospital at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. According to the Baltimore Sun, McKamey is now in a coma after undergoing surgery to remove a brain clot. McKamey’s mom said he was showing “very little response” but...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Navy releases statement on Will McKamey

ANNAPOLIS, Md.—The United States Naval Academy has released a statement regarding freshman slotback Will McKamey. The Knoxville, Tenn., native collapsed at a Navy football practice on Saturday morning.
Via navy.scout.com
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Navy, Under Armour agree to multi-year partnership

The US Naval Academy announced that it will officially have Under Armor make all its sports uniforms ending their agreement with Nike (courtesy of GamedayR) The Naval Academy and Under Armour, Inc. announced a multi-year deal Thursday, replacing Nike as the academy’s apparel supplier for all 33 men’s and women’s varsity athletic teams, beginning with the 2014-15 season. ...
Via DC Sports-Kings
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Navy tops Middle Tenn. 24-6 in Armed Forces Bowl

Middle Tennessee State quickly found out how difficult it would be trying to stop Navy's triple-option offense. The Midshipmen ran 10 consecutive times on the game's opening drive, with quarterback Keenan Reynolds going 3 yards for the first of his two touchdowns to put them ahead to stay in a 24-6 victory Monday in the Armed Forces Bowl. ''It hurts to lose this...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tenn. loses 24-6 to Navy in Armed Forces

Middle Tennessee State quickly found out how difficult it would be trying to stop Navy's triple-option offense. The Midshipmen ran 10 consecutive times on the game's opening drive, with quarterback Keenan Reynolds going 3 yards for the first of his two touchdowns to put them ahead to stay in a 24-6 victory Monday in the Armed Forces Bowl. ''It hurts to lose this...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Armed Forces Bowl Review: The "D" Gets An "A"

Keenan Reynolds coughed up the pigskin. Two Middle Tennessee defenders tried to rattle Navy's cage, and succeeded for three quarters. Yet, Navy's defense wouldn't allow the Midshipmen to lose another bowl game. The Buddy (Green) System worked again for Navy on an immensely satisfying Monday afternoon in the Lone Star State.
Via navy.scout.com
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Reynolds carries Navy past MTSU to capture Armed Forces Bowl

Keenan Reynolds ran for two more touchdowns and Navy won for only the second time its last seven bowl games, beating Middle Tennessee State 24-6 in the Armed Forces Bowl on Monday. Reynolds had a 3-yard score to cap the opening drive for Navy (9-4), and added a 1-yarder in the fourth quarter. Already with the NCAA record for touchdowns rushing by a quarterback, Reynolds upped his...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Armed Forces Bowl Preview: Middle Tennessee vs. Navy

Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders(8-4) vs. Navy Midshipmen(8-4), 12/30 11:45pm ET ESPN, Line Navy (-6.5) The service academies often get overlooked in the number of eyeballs watching driven world of modern college football. Today that changes at least in some small part with the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl. This year’s Armed Forces Bowl features...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Armed Forces Bowl breakdown: Middle Tennessee vs. Navy

Middle Tennessee vs. Navy Monday, Dec. 30, 11:45 am, ESPN KEY MATCHUP There aren't many opportunities for teams to play against option-based offenses in games, so imagine how difficult it is to simulate it in practice situations. But that's where the Middle Tennessee defense stands as it prepares for Navy's attack that features sophomore quarterback Keenan Reynolds,...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Reynolds is Independent POTY

In news that should surprise exactly no one who follows Academy football, Keenan Reynolds was named FBS All-Independent Player of the Year this week. While we are quite obviously biased towards Midshipmen players, the year that Reynolds put together was at such a level that he ran away with this award in a similar vein to Jameis Winston and the Heisman.
Via navy.scout.com
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Middle Tennessee-Navy Preview

Now that Navy is making an appearance, the Armed Forces Bowl is at last fully deserving of the name. Middle Tennessee even has a military connection for this one. The Midshipmen will face the Blue Raiders on Dec. 30 at Amon G. Carter Stadium on the campus of TCU in Fort Worth, Texas, in the 11th edition of this bowl. The Armed Forces Bowl has previously featured both Army (2010...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Watch: The motivational video Navy watched before Army game

The college football regular season came to a close last week for all but two teams in the country – Army and Navy. The Black Knights and Midshipmen renewed their annual rivalry game again this Saturday, and for the twelfth time in a row, it was Navy that came out on top. The Midshipmen blew out their opponent, 34-7, to notch their eighth win of the season. On Friday night, to...
Via College Spun
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Army and Navy: More than a Tradition and Always a Classic

Beginning in 1890, the Army and Navy game has become not only an annual Tradition, but a true Classic. When these two Academies meet, regular season records go out the window. Army this afternoon was looking for its first win against Navy since 2001 but lost to their rival 34-7. The Midshipmen with QB Keenan Reynolds were too much for the Black Knights. Reynolds rushed for 136 yards...
Via NCAA Football Zone
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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