Nelson Smith ran for a career-high 157 yards and two touchdowns and Navy defeated East Carolina 27-23 on Saturday. Smith, a senior, bested his career high for the second straight game after gaining 120 yards in a win over Temple last week.
ANNAPOLIS, Md (AP) — Nelson Smith scored two touchdowns, Bijan Nichols kicked a critical 50-yard field goal and Terrell Adams denied a 2-point conversion attempt in the final minute as Navy defeated Temple 31-29 on Saturday. With the 4,400-strong Brigade of Midshipmen in attendance for the first time this season, Navy scored first and led […]
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Naval Academy’s Brigade of Midshipmen will be able to attend this weekend’s home football game against Temple, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Vice Adm. Sean Buck announced Thursday. The governor and the superintendent say state and local officials have approved a plan for a safe, socially-distanced viewing of the […]
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Tevye Schuettpelz-Rohl tied a school record with four field goals, Air Force’s hastily reconstructed defense stymied Navy’s offense and the Falcons opened their season with a 40-7 win over the Midshipmen on Saturday night. Sophomore QB Haaziq Daniels rushed for a score in his first career start as the […]
Two games matching ranked Southeastern Conference teams. including the Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry, highlights the fifth week of the college football season. No. 13 Texas A&M visits No. 2 Alabama on Saturday, looking for its biggest SEC victory since Johnny Manziel beat the Crimson Tide in Tuscaloosa in 2012. No. 7 Auburn goes to No. […]
Jamale Carothers rushed for 125 yards, Bijan Nichols kicked a 33-yard field goal as time expired, and Navy beat Tulane 27-24 for the largest comeback in school history on Saturday.
Under even normal circumstances, season-opening games can be deceiving. After an offseason that was anything but normal, who knows what to glean from a Game 1? Sure, BYU looked awesome, but Navy spent its preseason tackling bags and blocking dummies to limit possible exposure to the coronavirus. Army was a machine against Middle Tennessee, which […]
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — BYU coach Kalani Sitake did a fine job of keeping his players safe from COVID-19 while getting them ready to open a new football season. Ken Niumatalolo wished he could have done the same thing at Navy. Tyler Allgeier ran for 132 yards and two touchdowns, and the Cougars put the […]
Navy was supposed to open its football season in August against Notre Dame in Ireland before the coronavirus pandemic put an end to that endeavor. The game was then set to be played at Navy, but COVID-19 blocked that plan, too. So the Midshipmen went looking for someone else to play. Navy athletic director Chet […]