Overall 2011 will be remembered as a disappointing season for the Navy football team. Although they defeated Army in their season finale, most fans will want to forget about what took place on the field in the 11 games that preceded it. Before looking ahead to 2012, I thought it would be appropriate to see who fans thought were the MVPs of the season.
January 4, 2012
It's that time of the year. With only a few days remaining in 2011, it may be easy to look forward to 2012, but let's not forget to reflect on the year that was. And even though Navy went 5-7 on the gridiron, there were still plenty of highlights and memorable moments from September through December. Here are ten to toast before looking ahead.
December 19, 2011
There is no doubt that Navy is a better all-around team than Army this season. The odds-makers agree, having made the Mids a seven-point favorite. But at some point ‘the streak' is going to end and there is plenty of reason to believe that this is the year the Cadets will be able to beat their bitter rival. The key to their victory is actually pretty simple.
December 9, 2011
The 2011 season wasn't supposed to unfold like this. Not for the team which had gone to eight straight bowl games. Not for the players who had made it their mission to reclaim the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy. And definitely not for the senior quarterback who had waited so long to grab control of one of college football's most prolific offenses.
December 1, 2011
It's the question on everyone's mind following Navy's 21-20 loss to Rutgers. The team's red zone production – or lack there of – has plagued the Mids in four straight defeats, and left fans scratching their heads as to why the triple option hasn't clicked on the proverbial "all cylinders." Was last Saturday an aberration, or a sign of a greater problem?
October 19, 2011