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AAC West keeps Navy busy before Army game

AAC West keeps Navy busy before Army game

GREENVILLE, N.C. — Navy’s players celebrated like never before once they overwhelmed East Carolina 66-31 on Saturday afternoon and gathered in the visitors’ locker room beneath the stands of Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.It was nothing new for them to sing “Anchors Aweigh,” the Naval...

Tillman one of many seniors to fill ranks

Tillman one of many seniors to fill ranks

Navy’s Jamir Tillman should have felt the weight of the world like an elephant jumped on his shoulders coming into this season. He was the offense’s only returning starter from a team that finished 11-2 and ranked No. 18 in the nation.Imagine that leadership responsibility at...

Tillman and Navy enjoy AAC title chase

Tillman and Navy enjoy AAC title chase

Questions four years ago are no longer debatable over the wisdom of Navy football joining a conference for the first time in its history, which dates back to the late 19th century. ... Click here for the rest of my Today's U story

Notre Dame history lesson on Army and Navy

Notre Dame history lesson on Army and Navy

Notre Dame returned to South Bend licking wounds from Saturday’s 28-27 loss to Navy in Jacksonville. Now the Irish regroup to play Army on Saturday in San Antonio. The games are a step back in time for more reasons than one.If Notre Dame (3-6) playing Navy (6-2) and Army (5-4)...

Air Force and Army opposite ends of records

Air Force and Army opposite ends of records

Air Force is 5-3 and disappointed.When the Falcons beat Navy a month ago, they were 4-0 and in the driver’s seat for the Commander-In-Chief ’s Trophy. But that was before they lost three straight, a skid they ended with a 31-21 win last week at Fresno State. ... Click here...

Army controls ball to beat Wake Forest

Army controls ball to beat Wake Forest

Army’s promising season-opening win over Temple means something again, thanks to a second-half comeback at Wake Forest.The Black Knights, who dropped three of four after their 3-0 start, controlled the ball for 35:57 to beat the Demon Deacons 21-13 Saturday in Winston-Salem. The...

Navy outscored by South Florida

Navy outscored by South Florida

This was supposed to be the year Houston ran away with the AAC and made a charge at a College Football Playoff berth. That seems so long ago.The AAC took another left turn when South Florida upset No. 22 Navy, 52-45, on Friday night in Tampa in a game that wasn’t as close as the...

Navy fullback inspired by his mother

Navy fullback inspired by his mother

Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo blew the whistle for the first 2016 football practice on Aug. 3, but fullback Chris High’s breakout junior season began about a month earlier with a phone call from his mother.Cherryetta High, a single mother of three in Oklahoma City, called her oldest...

Navy controls destiny in AAC West

Navy controls destiny in AAC West

Navy quarterback Will Worth led the No. 24-ranked Midshipmen past Memphis on Saturday, 42-28, with 201 yards rushing and 286 total yards. That was his encore to 115 yards rushing and 191 total yards to beat Houston.If he’s this good, how talented was Tago Smith? ... Click...

Navy faces a tough stretch starting with Memphis

Navy faces a tough stretch starting with Memphis

Navy upset the defending AAC champion Houston two weeks ago at a time when the Cougars were unbeaten and ranked No. 6 in the nation. Houston was the only AAC team to beat Navy a year ago.The Midshipmen are ranked No. 24 by AP and No. 25 by USA Today, marking the first...