Kevin Chaney, Jr

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Houston uses a 28 point second half to beat Navy 49-36 in Annapolis. (With Photos)

Houston uses a 28 point second half to beat Navy 49-36 in Annapolis. (With Photos)

| October 21, 2018

What started as a potential shootout quickly turned into a one-sided ball game in the second half as Houston uses 570-yards of total offense, including 413 through the air, to bring Navy’s record to 2-5 on the season. Houston came into this game boasting the nation’s No.3 ranked scoring offense behind quarterback D’Eriq King. King […]

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Navy Falls to Temple

Navy Falls to Temple

| October 14, 2018

The Navy Midshipmen fell to the Temple Owls 24-17 in Annapolis yesterday. Owls QB Anthony Russo Threw for 300-yards, including a 62-yard touchdown pass to Ventell Bryant in the 4th quarter to seal up Temples fourth victory in five games. Ventell Bryant led the game with 8 catches for 147 yards and a touchdown. Bryant, […]

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Batten Down the Hatches

Batten Down the Hatches

| October 12, 2018

Navy faces season-defining test at home against Temple. Navy fans all over the country have been on a roller coaster ride this season. Navy got smashed by Hawaii and their newest edition of the Run and Shoot offense but turned that around in a come-from-behind victory against Memphis. Navy used that momentum to put up 51-points against […]

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Navy Begins Hunt for the Commander-In-Chief’s Trophy

Navy Begins Hunt for the Commander-In-Chief’s Trophy

| October 5, 2018

You can try as hard as you want, but there is no chance I’ll ever be convinced that last year’s last-second win again Air Force isn’t the greatest game I’ve ever seen. In case you don’t remember, Navy defeated Air Force 48-45 after former QB Zach Abey hit Tyler Carmona for a 16-yard TD with 15-seconds […]

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Navy Faces Tough Test Against SMU

Navy Faces Tough Test Against SMU

| September 21, 2018

Navy and SMU will meet for the 20th time in school history and for the fourth time as American Athletic Conference divisional rivals when they square off on Saturday afternoon at Ford Stadium in Dallas. Kickoff is set for 12:00 pm (ET), 11:00 am in Dallas. Last week, Navy’s offense rolled to a 51-21 win […]

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Navy’s Defense Carries Team in Comeback Win Over Memphis

Navy’s Defense Carries Team in Comeback Win Over Memphis

| September 9, 2018

Navy’s defense forced four turnovers and held the Memphis offense to 145 passing yards as the Midshipmen complete a 13-point comeback to beat the Tigers 22-21. The rain was relentless, but the Navy defense proved to be even more so. After giving up 522 yards against Hawaii last week and allowing the Rainbow Warriors to […]

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Navy Looks to Rebound In Home Opener

Navy Looks to Rebound In Home Opener

| September 7, 2018

Navy and Memphis meet for the fourth time in school history for Navy’s 2018 home opener at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium at 3:30 on Saturday. Memphis won last year’s game in Memphis, 30-27, as the Tigers forced five Navy turnovers. The Mids entered that contest 5-0 and ranked No. 25 in the country and were […]

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Hawaii Routs Navy 59-41 in Season Opener

Hawaii Routs Navy 59-41 in Season Opener

| September 3, 2018

Navy fell to 0-1 in the Malcolm Perry era as Hawaii QB Cole McDonald threw for 428 yards and six touchdowns in route to a 59-41 victory. Hawaii sophomore QB Cole McDonald threw for another monster game, notching 428 yards and six touchdowns. McDonald had only thrown for nine passes coming into the season, but […]

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Navy Opens Season Against a Revitalized Rainbow Warriors Team

Navy Opens Season Against a Revitalized Rainbow Warriors Team

| August 31, 2018

The Navy Midshipmen are gearing up to begin their 138th season of football which kicks off on Saturday at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawai’i. This game marks the fourth time the Midshipmen and the Rainbow Warriors have faced off and the first since 2013 when Navy beat Hawai’i 42-38 in Annapolis. Navy is also preparing for […]

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Navy Releases Depth Chart for Opening Game Against Hawaii

Navy Releases Depth Chart for Opening Game Against Hawaii

| August 27, 2018

The Navy Midshipmen are preparing to travel 4,853 miles to Honolulu to face the University of Hawaii Saturday night at 11pm. The Mid’s still have a week of practice before they travel on Thursday, but the first step in the process of finally getting the football season back underway is the release of the official […]

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Six New Rule Changes to Keep Track of in College Football This Season

Six New Rule Changes to Keep Track of in College Football This Season

| August 23, 2018

  Once again the power that be have decided that football needs fixing. While I will say that some of the new rules make sense, others continue American football’s mission to make the game bland. To emphasize this, the NFF (National Football Foundation) begins with a rule that continues the demise of the greatest play […]

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Pasadena Native Zach Abey Prepares for Transition On and Off the Field

Pasadena Native Zach Abey Prepares for Transition On and Off the Field

| August 17, 2018

Senior Midshipmen Zach Abey is as tough as they come, and he’ll have to prove it this year as he prepares for his new role for his team on the football field and his country on the battlefield. Zach Abey entered the 2017 Navy football season as the starting QB for the Mid’s and led […]

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Navy Football sets sail with Fan Fest and Media Day

Navy Football sets sail with Fan Fest and Media Day

| August 5, 2018

The Navy football season has officially begun with the return of the players to Annapolis and the annual Navy Fan Fest. Coach Ken Niumatalolo held his first official press conference during Navy Football’’s Media Day at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium to kick off the annual Navy Fan Fest on Saturday. Niumatalolo is entering his 11th […]

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Navy rushes into the history books, routs Virginia 49-7 in Military Bowl

Navy rushes into the history books, routs Virginia 49-7 in Military Bowl

| December 29, 2017

Navy scored seven rushing touchdowns behind sophomore QB Malcolm Perry (2) and junior QB Zach Abey (5) and together combined for 122 of the teams 452 total rushing yards. Navy’s 452 rushing yards set a Military Bowl record but ranks second for the school bowl record of 467 set in 2005’s Poinsettia Bowl against Colorado […]

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Army survives, holds on to win 118th Army-Navy Game, 14-13 (PHOTOS)

Army survives, holds on to win 118th Army-Navy Game, 14-13 (PHOTOS)

| December 10, 2017

The Army Black Knights defeated the Navy Midshipmen 14-13 for the second straight year, winning the Commander-In-Chief Trophy for just the first time since 1996. It was a highly anticipated matchup between the greatest rivals in all of college football, and it exceeded every possible expectation. This game had everything a fan could ask for. […]

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118th Army-Navy Game Kicks Off Today at 3pm In Philadelphia

118th Army-Navy Game Kicks Off Today at 3pm In Philadelphia

| December 9, 2017

Army and Navy will meet again in one of the greatest rivalries in all of sports in Philadelphia at 3:00 pm. The winner of the 118th Army-Navy Game will win the Commander-In-Chiefs Trophy. The prestigious award is presented to the winner of the football matchups between the three major Service Academies. This is only the […]

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Navy Defeats SMU 43-40, Are Bowl Eligible Once Again

Navy Defeats SMU 43-40, Are Bowl Eligible Once Again

| November 12, 2017

Navy has seen their fair share of highs and lows this season. They started the season 5-0, they were nationally ranked (#25), and quarterback Zach Abey had just won one of the greatest games in Navy football history against Air Force. Then the wheels fell off. Navy turned the ball over five times and lost […]

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Navy Basketball Season Kicks Off With a Win in Veterans Classic

Navy Basketball Season Kicks Off With a Win in Veterans Classic

| November 11, 2017

Navy Basketball got underway on Friday night during the fourth annual Veterans Classic in Alumni Hall at the U.S. Naval Academy. The event is an opportunity for teams to for teams from around the country to get an opportunity to see what life is like for service academy athletes. The teams tour the “Yard” and […]

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Navy Looks to Right The Ship in AAC Championship Rematch

Navy Looks to Right The Ship in AAC Championship Rematch

| November 1, 2017

The Navy Midshipmen are set to square off against the Temple Owls on Thursday night in a rematch of last year’s AAC Championship game in Annapolis where the Owls beat Navy 34-10. The usually potent Navy triple option never found traction against the stout Owl defensive front, compiling only 168 rushing yards in the title […]

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Abey Injured As UCF Spoils Navy Homecoming with 31-21 Defeat

Abey Injured As UCF Spoils Navy Homecoming with 31-21 Defeat

| October 22, 2017

It was a game many people thought wouldn’t be close. UCF came into Annapolis as the nation’s top scoring offense, averaging almost 51 points per game. But Ken Niumatalolo and his Midshipmen showed the UCF Knights and the rest of the league that wins don’t come easy in Annapolis. “I have so much admiration for […]

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Mids Prepping For UCF Showdown in Annapolis

Mids Prepping For UCF Showdown in Annapolis

| October 19, 2017

Navy will face off against No. 20 UCF for the first time ever on Saturday afternoon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium at 3:30 pm. Navy is tied with Memphis, Houston, SMU and Tulane with 5-1 records in the AAC West Division, but Memphis owns the tiebreaker over Navy after beating Navy last week 30-27. UCF […]

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Abey’s Turnover Struggles Result In 30-27 Loss to Memphis

Abey’s Turnover Struggles Result In 30-27 Loss to Memphis

| October 15, 2017

No.25 Navy suffered its first loss of the season on Saturday, one week after being ranked in the top 25 for the first time this season. One of the biggest reasons it took so long for them to achieve that milestone, voters were concerned about QB Zach Abey’s turnover problem. In the first two games […]

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