A dominant defense and an efficient passing attack are qualities not normally associated with the Navy football team, which has long relied on its running game to win.
MIAMI (AP) — As Malcolm Perry started his senior year last fall, he knew the Marine Corps was in his future.
Pro football? Not likely — not for a 5-foot-9 quarterback at the Naval...
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.
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.
Kansas State (8-4, Big 12) vs. No. 21 Navy (9-2, American Athletic Conference), Dec. 31, 3:45 p.m. ET
No. 24 Navy (8-2, 6-1 AAC) at Houston (4-7, 2-5), Saturday at 7 p.m. EST (ESPN2).
ANNAPOLS, Md. (AP) — At one point in a tight game against No. 21 SMU Navy quarterback Malcolm Perry approached coach Ken Niumatalolo about giving someone else the ball.
No. 21 SMU (9-1, 5-1 AAC, No. 25 CFP) at Navy (7-2, 5-1), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (CBSSN).
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Quarterback Malcolm Perry and Navy have inserted themselves into the mix for a New Year's Six bowl game.
Perry ran for 108 yards and two touchdowns and threw for...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Navy senior quarterback Malcolm Perry has watched Bijan Nichols kick long field goals in practice ever since the freshman arrived at the academy over the summer.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) --- Bijan Nichols kicked a 48-yard field goal as time expired, and Navy edged Tulane 41-38 on Saturday.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Navy's got momentum. Tulane is in bounce-back mode.
Both teams will be looking to become bowl eligible in a key American Athletic Conference matchup on...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo knew his defense was poised for a break-out season during spring practice.
The Midshipmen's high-octane triple-option sputtered against the...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Navy defense backed another dominant performance on the ground by senior quarterback Malcolm Perry in a 35-3 victory over South Florida on Saturday.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Navy and South Florida have each won two in a row and will strive to keep the momentum going in a pivotal American Athletic Conference matchup on Saturday.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Few people who watched the game would agree, but Malcolm Perry thought he didn't play well Saturday night.
Perry rushed for 218 yards and three touchdowns on 20 carries...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Malcolm Perry's confidence never wavered.
The Navy quarterback had taken a pounding and watched Air Force storm back from a double-digit deficit to take the...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Navy's first priority on offense under coach Ken Niumatalolo will always be to run the football, yet there are times when the forward pass can also be a weapon.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Malcolm Perry ran for four touchdowns, threw for two scores and accounted for 307 yards in offense to guide Navy to a 42-10 rout of defenseless East Carolina on...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The new-look Navy football team passed its first test with flying colors.
Nelson Smith ran for 96 yards with three touchdowns, Diego Fagot had nine tackles and the...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Nelson Smith ran for 96 yards with three touchdowns, Diego Fagot had nine tackles and Navy dominated Holy Cross 45-7 in the regular-season opener Saturday.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Zach Abey ran for 128 yards with a pair of touchdowns and Navy snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 37-29 victory over Tulsa on Saturday.
The teams entered the game tied for last in the West Division of the American Athletic Conference.
The Midshipmen (3-8, 2-5 AAC) were able to distance themselves behind Abey, who was making his third straight start at quarterback and was effective running the triple-option attack.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Anthony Russo threw for 300 yards with a 62-yard touchdown pass to Ventell Bryant midway through the fourth quarter and Temple won for the fourth time in five games by running past Navy 24-17 on Saturday.
Owls fullback Rob Ritrovato tied the game at 17 on a 1-yard plunge within 5:53 left in the third quarter. From there, the defense for Temple (4-3, 3-0 American Athletic Conference) contained Navy's triple-option attack.
DALLAS (AP) — Zach Abey still gets a chance to score touchdowns for Navy even though he is no longer the starting quarterback.
Abey doesn't have a catch as a starting receiver, but still takes snaps in short-yardage and goal-line situations and has six rushing touchdowns on 15 carries. That is tied for second-most among FBS players with Malcolm Perry, the Midshipmen's sprinting starting quarterback.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Navy quarterback Malcolm Perry spent much of Saturday afternoon dodging and spinning around defenders in his team's triple-option offense.
Perry also showed that he can make big-plays downfield with his arm.
The result was a dominant performance as Perry ran for 223 yards with three touchdowns and Navy renewed its rivalry with Lehigh by rolling to a 51-21 victory.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Because Navy relies so heavily on the run, comebacks are not exactly its specialty.
So when the Midshipmen found themselves in a driving rain and trailing Memphis by 12 points in the fourth quarter, only two options remained in play.
"You can fold and accept the loss, or line up on the ball like every play counts," quarterback Malcolm Perry said.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Two quarterbacks put on one heck of a show for Navy in the Military Bowl.
Backup Zach Abey scored five touchdowns, starter Malcolm Perry ran for 114 yards and two scores and the Midshipmen rolled to a surprisingly easy 49-7 victory over Virginia on Thursday.
After Virginia's Joe Reed took the opening kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown, the Midshipmen (7-6) got two TDs apiece from Perry and Abey in taking a 28-7 halftime lead.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Coach Ken Niumatalolo was confident Malcolm Perry could provide a spark after Navy played listlessly over the past couple of games.
The versatile sophomore rewarded him with a breakout performance.
Perry ran for 282 yards with four touchdowns in his first start at quarterback and backup kicker J.R. Osborn hit an 18-yard, game-winning field goal as time expired to give the Midshipmen a 43-40 victory over SMU on Saturday.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Navy has made a habit of utilizing a blistering running game and it was on full display again on Saturday.
Zach Abey rushed for 185 yards and three touchdowns on 36 carries, while also throwing for 90 yards, to help unbeaten Navy overcome an early 14-0 deficit to claim a 31-21 victory over Tulsa.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Quarterback Zach Abey ran for 128 of Navy's 569 rushing yards in a 42-32 victory over Cincinnati in an American Athletic Conference game Saturday.
Navy (3-0, 2-0) amassed the second most rushing yards in program history, just three yards shy of the record of 572 set in 2007 against North Texas.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Malcolm Perry marched into the stadium wearing his Navy dress whites. Plucked from the stands at halftime, he wound up in a much different uniform.
From question mark to quarterback, Perry quickly became the buzz of college football.
Navy found an unlikely replacement after starter Tago Smith was injured Saturday, with Perry running seven times for 30 yards in a 52-16 win over Fordham.