Former Navy football player Caleb King dies in fighter jet crash

King was an inside linebacker and key special teams contribugtor for the Midshipmen from 2009-11, appearing in 38 games over three seasons.
Via Sporting News
5 days ago

12 players who will take college football by storm in 2018

College football lost a majority of its most popular players to the NFL, but there’s a new wave of superstars ready to earn the spotlight in 2018.While offensive players — particularly quarterbacks and running backs — typically draw the most attention, we’ve also included a couple of defenders expected to have a breakout year. Some of these athletes are recognizable, but they’ll...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Navy Midshipmen hang a near-record rout on Holy Cross, 69-34

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) -- Cam Davis and George Kiernan combined to score 32 points and Navy held Patriot League rival Holy Cross to the second fewest point total allowed in program history, posting a 69-34 victory on Wednesday night.
Via AP on Yahoo
February 07, 2018

Army holds off Navy 64-62

Alex King scored 15 of his 17 points in the first half and Army held off Navy 64-62 on Sunday. King missed two free throws with seven seconds left and Cam Davis hit a 3-pointer at the other end. Army inbounded the ball with two seconds left and ran out the clock.
Via AP on Yahoo
January 14, 2018

Niumatalolo to stay at Navy, withdraws name from Arizona search

Khalil Tate will be pleased to know that Ken Niumatalolo has decided to pull his name from the hat so to speak for the vacant head coaching position at Arizona. Instead, he’s re-committing to Navy, per ESPN’s Heather Dinich.“After much prayer and pondering, it has become crystal clear the USNA is a special place with special people and I LOVE IT HERE!!! Plus I have unfinished business...
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January 14, 2018  |  Discuss

Tate takes issue with Arizona’s reported interest in Niumatalolo

Amid rumors that the Arizona Wildcats are strongly considering hiring Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo for the same position, quarterback Khalil Tate has seemingly spoken out against such a hire in a tweet that has since been deleted. In another deleted tweet, Tate declared he “didn’t come to Arizona to run the tripple option.” Tate has also strongly advocated for defensive coordinator...
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January 12, 2018  |  Discuss

Report: Ken Niumatalolo offered Arizona job

The Arizona Wildcats have reportedly offered their head coaching job to Navy’s Ken Niumatalolo.Jason Scheer of reported Friday that Niumatalolo was offered the job on Thursday. He has not yet decided to take it, and even his coaching staff is in the dark about his intentions.Arizona is expecting an answer by the end of the day, with the hope of announcing Niumatalolo...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 12, 2018  |  Discuss

Navy upends Holy Cross 61-56 in OT behind Kiernan's 13 PTs

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- George Kiernan scored 13 points and Hasan Abdullah and Bryce Dulin each scored 10 and Navy defeated Holy Cross 61-56 in overtime Thursday night. Kiernan started the extra session with a 3-point play, Dulin and Cam Davis each made jumpshots and Navy never trailed in the extra session. Holy Cross' Patrick Benzan had a 3-point play with 51 seconds left in regulation...
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January 11, 2018

Best performances in college football bowl season

Another memorable bowl season is in the books, and top performers stood out across the college football landscape. Teams dominated, players excelled and even a couple of positional units controlled their respective game.We’re recapping the best of the bunch, highlighting the figures that provided a major impact in bowl season. Though final result affected the choices, a few losing...
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January 03, 2018  |  Discuss

Preview and Prediction: Virginia Football vs Navy Midshipmen

Virginia football fans have waited SIX years for this moment to occur, as they are scheduled to face the Navy Midshipmen in the 2017 Military Bowl sponsored by Northrop Grumman.This game is set to be played in Annapolis, Maryland, exactly where Navy has played their home games this season, which gives them a significant home game feel. But Charlottesville, Virginia is not a hike...
December 12, 2017  |  Discuss

McGuire’s Musings: A picture-perfect Army-Navy classic, Texas makes huge AD hire, and bowl season is here

Baker Mayfield is a perfectly fine Heisman Trophy winner I won’t say too much about how the Heisman Trophy voting went down, because it went pretty much as expected going into the weekend. Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield capped a memorable run by finally winning the Heisman Trophy, and the regional voting breakdown was pretty consistent in voting for Mayfield ahead of Stanford...
Via The Comeback
December 11, 2017

WATCH: Navy's Malcolm Perry rips off 68-yard TD against Army

All it took was a crease for Navy quarterback Malcolm Perry to flip the momentum in favor of the Midshipmen Saturday against Army.Down by four points in the second quarter, Perry cut back on an inside run, bolting through a hole that opened up on the right side of his line, and was gone. It was a designed run to the left side, but he saw the crease and flipped the switch to engage...
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December 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Twitter reacts to Army-Navy pre-game prayer, national anthem

Saturday’s Army-Navy game in Philadelphia got started out with a memorable scene.— Army-Navy Game (@ArmyNavyGame) December 9, 2017 As snow covered the field, a chaplain got things started with a stirring pre-game prayer that led to a national anthem sung by a combination of Armed Forces glee clubs that knocked our socks off. (@CoachDShack) December...
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December 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Navy unveils Blue Angels-inspired uniform for Army-Navy game

The annual Army-Navy game is something many college football fans look forward to, and there is even more reason to tune in next Saturday. On Monday, Navy showed off incredible custom Blue Angels-inspired uniforms that will be worn by the players in the big game. Those are some awe-inspiring designs. The helmet in particular is just gorgeous, and it appears to be modeled off Navy...
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November 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Video shows Patriots coach Bill Belichick giving inspiration to Navy Midshipmen

If you’ve read the history of Patriots coach Bill Belichick, then you know that he spent time at the Naval Academy when his dad Steve was an assistant coach in Annapolis. Belichick went back to the Naval Academy during the Patriots’ bye week and gave a speech to the Navy Midshipmen football team. This week’s edition of A Season With Navy Football on Showtime showed Belichick’s visit...
Via Awful Announcing
November 15, 2017

WATCH: Adrian Killins injured after crashing into goat bucket

UCF and Navy were clashing in Annapolis Saturday, and Adrian Killins was making a huge impact on the game before he was forced out for a strange reason.He had just completed his 11th rushing attempt for the game, which put him at 111 yards, when he was hit late and ended up getting injured. The reason he was injured is that Navy’s mascot, which is a goat, had a feed bucket in front...
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October 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Twitter reacts to Adrian Killins leaving everyone in dust on 79-yard TD

UCF running back Adrian Killins may be the fastest man in college football, and his pure speed was on display Saturday against Navy.Just watch this young man blow past everyone en route to a way-too-easy 79-yard touchdown run. 21-14#UCFast— UCF Football (@UCF_Football) October 21, 2017 People watching were just blown away at the afterburners on this kid...
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October 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Navy stays undefeated, edges Air Force in wild finish

Air Force nearly pulled off a huge comeback in its rivalry game with Navy Saturday. In a wild, back-and-forth matchup, the Falcons took the lead in the fourth quarter after trailing by as many as 21 points in the second half.With Air Force up 45-41, however, Navy scored the game-winning touchdown with 15 seconds remaining. Though the game seemed all but over at that point, Air Force...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Army-Navy to play at the Meadowlands on 20-year anniversary of 9/11

For many of us, the events of September 11th, 2001, seem like they happened just yesterday. But for a generation of college football players, memories of that horrific day are faint. And in 2021, there will be some suiting up for the annual Army-Navy game that were not even born when the terrorists struck the World Trade Center, Pentagon and that field in Pennsylvania.Even then,...
Via Sportsnaut
August 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Keenan Reynolds Hopes to Show His Growth in Return to Navy

The former record-setting Midshipmen quarterback will suit up in Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium for the first time since he left as a college legend, and he couldn’t be more excited to show how far he’s come as an NFL wide receiver.
August 04, 2017

Keenan Reynolds needs to step up in second season

Keenan Reynolds was a great quarterback for the Navy Midshipmen. Now he must become a great wide receiver for the Baltimore Ravens: Keenan Reynolds struggled in the preseason in 2016. It was clear that the fan favorite sixth round pick, was not going to be a rookie sensation. He didn’t run good routes and he […] Keenan Reynolds needs to step up in second season - Ebony Bird - Ebony...
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May 05, 2017

WhatIfSports Army-Navy prediction: Midshipmen defeat Black Knights for 14th year in a row

Each Monday,'s college football simulation engine generates predictions for every Division I FBS game for the coming week. Our highly sophisticated algorithms simulate every play of every game to produce each team's likelihood to win. Each matchup is simulated 101 times.Week 14 in ReviewAfter three-straight losing weeks with the Game to Watch, we returned to the...
Via FOX Sports
December 24, 2016

WhatIfSports Army-Navy prediction: Midshipmen make it 15 straight over Black Knights

Each Monday,'s college football simulation engine generates predictions for every Division I FBS game for the coming week. Our highly sophisticated algorithms simulate every play of every game to produce each team's likelihood to win. Each matchup is simulated 101 times.Week 14 in ReviewThanks to Clemson's win, our simulations for the Game of the Week improved to...
Via FOX Sports
December 24, 2016

Five reasons to watch the Armed Forces Bowl

Okay, listen, we get it. Most likely, you think bowl season starts on New Year's Eve. Maybe slightly earlier depending on when your team is playing. But regardless of whether or not you're aware of them, the bowls have already started, and there's plenty of college football action to get you through to the main event around New Year's.Navy is coming off a loss to Army, a...
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December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Navy, Louisiana Tech both slip into Armed Forces Bowl

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Navy is trying to finish back-to-back 10-win seasons for the first time. Louisiana Tech can get to nine wins for the third year in a row, something the Bulldogs have never done in Division I. For all their recent successes, though, both teams carry two-game losing streaks into the Armed Forces Bowl on Friday, including losses in their respective conference...
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December 22, 2016  |  Discuss
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