The Navy Midshipmen began summer practice with their proverbial ship being rocked on the first day. Head coach Ken Niumatalolo opened the Mids 2012 summer practice with the program trying to rebound from its first losing season since 2002. Niumatalolo faces a number of challenges as he looks to retool both his offensive and defensive line-ups and find a new kicker.
August 2, 2012
Navy opened the first two practice days this week with the team in full pads. Head coach Ken Niumatalolo made it clear early in the week that he was unhappy with his players effort on the practice field. Niumatalolo said, "I didn't like our energy level. I didn't like our temperament. I am expecting a little more when we actually turn it loose," he said.
August 14, 2011
Navy returns only one starter from a defensive backfield that struggled in pass coverage last season. The Mids lost defensive captain Wyatt Middleton, one of the best defensive backs to ever play at Navy, along with cornerback Kevin Edwards, safety Emmett Merchant and safety De'von Richardson. There are ten new defensive backs recruits in this year's recruiting class.
July 25, 2011