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News and updates regarding the football program at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

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THREE KEYS: NAVY VS. FLORIDA ATLANTIC

The long wait is over and it is time for the Mids to finally get their college football season underway. The opponent on opening day 2017 is the Florida Atlantic Owls, a strange choice in some ways given their relative ability and that this is the Mids only true flexible scheduling game of the season. […]

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NAVY FIRST LOOK: FLORIDA ATLANTIC

Football season is here! The Navy Midshipmen visit Florida Atlantic for a Friday night battle on the beach. Here is your first look at the Florida Atlantic Owls. (more…)

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ATHLON SPORTS IS HIGH ON NAVY FOOTBALL 2017

It is difficult to know what to expect from Navy in 2017. The team faltered down the stretch in 2016 and lost its last three games. There were mitigating circumstances for those losses, but the team has also seen a host of important players move out of the program through graduation (and one transfer). With […]

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PUBLICATIONS LIKE NAVY FOOTBALL IN 2017

You get the feeling that the various publications and analysts out there have no idea what to do with Navy as we head into the 2017 season. On one hand this is pretty easy to understand. The Mids play a devilishly tough schedule this fall and their quarterback situation is hardly locked down in a […]

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NAVY LOSES A PLAYER TO A DIFFERENT KIND OF TRANSFER

It is hard enough for head coach Ken Niumatalolo and his staff to prevent players transferring out of the Navy football program to play at other schools. The Mids combination of academic requirements, Naval officer training, and the demands of football life, make it very difficult to keep players around. This is especially true for […]

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NAVY SENIOR OLB D.J. PALMORE NAMED TO THE BUTKUS AWARD WATCH LIST

Annapolis, Md.–Navy senior outside linebacker and co-captain D.J. Palmore has been named to the Butkus Award Watch List.  The Butkus Award is given to the nation’s top collegiate linebacker. Palmore started in all 12 games he played in last fall and led the Mids in sacks (six) and tackles for a loss (11.5), while finishing […]

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NAVY INTRODUCES 2017 FOOTBALL RECRUITING CLASS

Annapolis, Md.–Navy head football coach Ken Niumatalolo released the names of the 2017 football recruiting class on Thursday evening as 54 prospects representing 19 states went through induction ceremonies and began plebe summer. “We are really excited about the group of young men that went through induction ceremonies today,” said Niumatalolo. “If they work hard […]

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NAVY VS. FLORIDA ATLANTIC EARLY THOUGHTS

With less than 100 days to go until the start of the college football season, it is time to start the hype machine. Las Vegas is already onboard, with the point spreads for the first games of the season being released this week. Naturally, upon seeing these odds one’s eyes are drawn to Navy and […]

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