Browsing: Navy football

Here’s a quick video of Navy quarterback Ricky Dobbs after the Midshipmen’s win this past Saturday. He’s now a man on a mission to get Navy to 10 wins. [brightcove video=”710865212001″ /] And here’s video of Navy Coach Ken Niumatalolo’s press conference after the game. [brightcove video=”710865209001″ /] Added Bonus: Quotes from Navy’s senior offensive tackle Jeff Battipaglia and sophomore slotback John Howell. [brightcove video=”711320662001″ /]

Annapolis Capital sports scribe Bill Wagner is profiling many of Navy’s seniors in the lead up to this Saturday’s Army-Navy game. He profiled do-everything-quarterback Ricky Dobbs, who will be included on a short list of Navy’s greatest all-time players. What’s most interesting in Wagner’s piece, though, is how close Navy came to losing the “Magic Man.” You can read the whole article here, but these are some of the highlights: • Dobbs didn’t start at quarterback when he enrolled at the Naval Academy Prep School. Coaches played him at first at fullback, and Dobbs wasn’t happy. Navy was the only…

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