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Saturday Sep 13 | The Baltimore Sun

Navy trip to Texas State is part of recruiting strategy

Many might wonder why Navy is traveling to the relatively remote town of San Marcos to play a fledgling Football Bowl Subdivision program in Texas State. It might seem odd on the surface, but you can believe that athletic director Chet Gladchuk and head coach Ken Niumatalolo did not just pick this school out of a hat.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Navy defense beginning to develop some depth

Navy's defense had several backups come into the Temple game and perform well, an indication the unit has some quality depth. Senior Jimmy Britton came off the bench to see significant action at inside linebacker and led the team with 12 tackles.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Cleveland.com

Five years after playing Ohio State, three Northeast Ohio Naval...

Ohio State beat Navy on Saturday and it is on to the next thing, the next practice, the next game against Virginia Tech on Saturday.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Eight months of preparation ends with 17-point loss for Navy football

Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo didn't celebrate very long after his team's bowl win over Middle Tennessee State last December.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Cleveland.com

He says Navy needs to be 'perfect' to beat Ohio State - and ...

Former Navy quarterback Ricky Dobbs, who nearly led the Midshipmen to an upset of Ohio State five years ago, wanted to be president.

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FOX23

Week 1 stunner in Norman

The Oklahoma Sooners are ranked fourth in the preseason AP Top 25 poll but they will have to work harder than they think to blow away Louisiana Tech on Saturday.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio State football | Jack Looks Back: Not always smooth sailing against Navy

Jack Park, a leading Ohio State football historian, checks in each week during the college football season with a retrospective about the Buckeyes.

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The Maryland Gazette

Linebackers a strength for Mids

In 2003, the first year that Navy defensive coordinator employed a 3-4 alignment, the starting linebackers were Eddie Carthan and Lane Jackson.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Sports Network

Miller-less Buckeyes open campaign against Midshipmen

The fifth-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes are set to begin life without Braxton Miller as they kick off their national title pursuit against the Navy Midshipmen at M&T Bank Stadium.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Navy football: Middies' heart makes up for a lack of size

Nearly 10 years later, Ricky Dobbs still remembers his senior year of high school, when the college coaches who had seen his statistics and sent him recruiting letters finally came to see him play quarterback in Douglasville, Ga.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

USA Today

For Navy's Keenan Reynolds, being himself means being Heisman-worthy

For Navy's Keenan Reynolds, being himself means being Heisman-worthy Last season Reynolds rushed for 31 touchdowns and accounted for 2,403 total yards.

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Hometown Annapolis

Small slots play big for Mids

When Colin Osborne suffered a season-ending injury last August, classmate DeBrandon Sanders remembers thinking to himself that "someone is going to have to step up."

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Navy QB Reynolds has chance to do what mentor didn't: beat Ohio State

The first time Keenan Reynolds saw a Navy football game, the Midshipmen were three-touchdown underdogs to sixth-ranked Ohio State in the 2009 season opener.

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The Maryland Gazette

Command of option

Navy has posted winning records in 10 of the last 11 seasons. An efficient and effective triple-option offense is the primary reason for that sustained success as the Midshipmen have either led the nation or ranked in the top four 10 times since 2002.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Common Ills

Admiral Mike Mullen To Be Honored at IAVA's Heroes Gala in New York

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America issued the following : CONTACT: Gretchen Andersen 982-9699 or press@iava.org NEW YORK - Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America the largest nonpartisan, nonprofit organization representing post-9/11 veterans and their families, announces Admiral Mike Mullen, 17th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, as ... (more)

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Deseret News

Mormon coaches and callings: How they balance serving in the church with pressure-filled profession

Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo, left, reacts with safety Emmett Merchant following a turnover by Notre Dame during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Indiana, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009.

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The Maryland Gazette

Mids have nose for defense

In Navy's 3-4 defensive alignment, the nose guard's primary responsibility is to hold the point of attack and prevent interior blockers from reaching the second level.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sports Network

NCAA Football Preview - Navy Midshipmen

It wasn't easy by any stretch, but quarterback Keenan Reynolds set the tone for what would be a monumental season, a record-breaking campaign, as he ran for three touchdowns in the 41-35 victory against the Hoosiers, the first road win over a Big Ten Conference opponent for Navy since 1979.

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