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Army tabs Cody Worley as QBs coach

Jan. 22, 2020 5:25 PM EST

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Army has named Cody Worley as its quarterbacks coach. Worley comes to West Point after a five-year stint in the same position at Kennesaw State of the Football Championship Subdivision. He replaces Mitch Ware, who announced his retirement on Monday after a 35-year career, the last...

Trump planning to attend college football championship game

Jan. 6, 2020 6:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is planning to attend the Jan. 13 College Football Playoff National Championship in New Orleans. The game features No. 1 Louisiana State University versus No. 3 Clemson, which is looking for its third national title in the last four seasons. Both teams are...

Navy's J.R. Osborn (18) grabs kicker Bijan Nichols (43) as Billy Honaker (71) and Kendel Wright (76) rush in to celebrate Nichols' winning 23-yard field goal against Kansas State in the final seconds of the fourth quarter of the Liberty Bowl NCAA college football game Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. Navy won 20-17. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Trick play, FG lift No. 21 Navy over Kansas State 20-17

Dec. 31, 2019 9:00 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Navy built the biggest turnaround of any team in college football this season by relying on the nation’s most prolific rushing attack. So, naturally, the 21st-ranked Midshipmen won the Liberty Bowl on Tuesday by completing a fourth-down halfback option pass in the final minute....

Navy quarterback Malcolm Perry run the ball during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Army, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Liberty Bowl: No. 21 Navy, Kansas St. cap surprising years

Dec. 30, 2019 3:58 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo wanted to make sure he spent this bowl season on a sideline rather than in the stands. After his team went 3-10 last year to end a string of six straight bowl appearances, Niumatalolo spent the holiday season watching his sons in their respective bowl games....

Navy's Malcolm Perry celebrates after a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Army, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

No. 21 Navy seeks to run over Kansas State in Liberty Bowl

Dec. 30, 2019 3:27 PM EST

Liberty Bowl: No. 21 Navy (10-2) vs. Kansas State (8-4), Dec. 31, 3:45 p.m. Eastern (ESPN) Line: Navy by 2 ½ Series record: First meeting WHAT’S AT STAKE Navy is seeking to finish the season in the Associated Press Top 25 for just the third time in the last 56 years, matching the accomplishment of the...

Navy's Malcolm Perry (10) leaps over Army's Donavan Lynch (11) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Perry tops 300 yards, Navy trickery tops Army 31-7

Dec. 14, 2019 9:25 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo wrapped Malcolm Perry tighter than an Army defense could muster for an embrace that served as a bit of an apology. Perry had done it all for Navy in a 31-7 victory Saturday that earned him MVP honors in the 120th game between the service academies. Perry...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2018, file photo, Navy Midshipman Frey Pankratz singles his classmates as they march onto the field ahead of an NCAA college football against the Army in Philadelphia. The 120th Army-Navy game is set for Saturday in Philadelphia.  Navy leads the series 60-52-7. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Army-Navy rivalry features Trump attending 120th game

Dec. 13, 2019 1:44 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Army's sensational turnaround under coach Jeff Monken has been highlighted by 10-win seasons, bowl game victories and even a spot in the national rankings. But a win Saturday against Navy would mean a bit more -- the Black Knights' senior class would go out with a sweep of the series....

Army quarterback Christian Anderson (13) gets shoved out of bounds by Hawaii defensive back Khoury Bethley (5) during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019 in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

Army seniors ready for last hurrah on the football field

Dec. 12, 2019 5:31 PM EST

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Army quarterback Kelvin Hopkins Jr. is a bundle of nerves. The thought of playing one's final college game can have that effect, and it's magnified when the opponent is a fierce rival. “One last time. I want to make it perfect," Hopkins said as he prepared to face Navy on...

Navy safety Evan Fochtman (11) celebrates his interception with Noruwa Obanor during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Houston, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

No. 21 Navy to match up with Kansas State in Liberty Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 4:41 PM EST

Kansas State (8-4, Big 12) vs. No. 21 Navy (9-2, American Athletic Conference), Dec. 31, 3:45 p.m. ET LOCATION: Memphis, Tennessee TOP PLAYERS Kansas State: DE Wyatt Hubert, 12 ½ tackles for loss, 7 sacks Navy: QB Malcolm Perry, 238 carries for 1,500 yards and 19 TDs. 43 of 79 passing for 1,027 yards with 6...

Navy safety Kevin Brennan (10) intercepts a pass in the end zone intended for Houston wide receiver Marquez Stevenson during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Jamale Carothers helps No. 24 Navy beat Houston 56-41

Dec. 1, 2019 12:10 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Jamale Carothers finished one rushing touchdown shy of tying the American Conference record. He didn’t care. Following the high-scoring affair against Houston, Carothers and Navy were just happy to walk out with the victory. Carothers rushed for career highs of 188 yards and five...