Navy Midshipmen

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Navy Brings Student Out of Stands to Play QB

OK, so he's technically on the team...

(Newser) - When starter Tago Smith went out with an injury in the first half of Navy's game Saturday against Fordham, the team literally pulled a student out of the stands to play quarterback, USA Today reports. Granted that student, Malcolm Perry, is technically the team's fourth-string quarterback, but still.... More »

Hot at the Naval Academy: Synthetic Pot

Drug tests don't detect it, say current, ex-midshipmen

(Newser) - So-called synthetic marijuana is widely smoked at the US Naval Academy, say some midshipmen who were kicked out of the Academy for using it. The drug appeared on the campus last year and quickly grew in popularity due to the fact that it cannot be detected in routine urine tests,... More »

Weis' Job on Line at Navy Tomorrow

Coach has been a massive disappointment, and another Notre Dame loss is grounds for firing

(Newser) - Facing the possibility of a two-game losing streak to Navy, unthinkable for at least a half-century at Notre Dame, coach Charlie Weis has to pull a rabbit out of the hat tomorrow if he’s going to save his job, Jason Kelly writes in the South Bend Tribune. “Who... More »

Utah Tops Navy in Wild Bowl

Midshipmen Sail to Within 3

(Newser) - Despite an exhilarating final push, the Midshipmen were held off by Utah in a 35-32 victory in last night's Poinsettia bowl, the AP reports. Navy certainly made it close, bringing the score within 3 with less than a minute to play, and successfully recovering their ensuing onside kick. However, Navy... More »

Navy Wins in Triple OT, Ends 44 Year Drought

Midshipmen beat Notre Dame for first time since 1963

(Newser) - Ending a NCAA record 43 game losing streak yesterday, Navy defeated the Fighting Irish for the first time since 1963. The end came in suitably dramatic fashion, as the Midshipmen pulled off the victory 46-44 in triple overtime. The loss perpetuates Notre Dame's dismal season, sending them to 1-8, with... More »

Navy Tops Pitt in OT Scorefest

(Newser) - Pitt and Navy traded scores throughout last night's game, staying within seven points of each other into double overtime, until the Midshipmen finally broke away with a 48-45 victory. The two overpowering offenses ruled the game until Pitt's final possession, when Navy took the game by preventing a 4th-and-2 touchdown,... More »

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