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Mids Insider: November 1, 2009 - November 7, 2009

Post-game notes: Navy 23, Notre Dame 21

--Junior fullback Vince Murray rushed for 158 yards on just 14 carries, becoming the first Navy running back to have four straight 100-yard rushing games since Napoleon McCallum did so in 1983. (McCallum actually had six straight 100-yard games.) In...

By Camille Powell  |  November 7, 2009; 8:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Pre-game Notes: Navy at Notre Dame

It's a beautiful day in South Bend: sunny with a cloudless sky, mild temperatures (for now) and a bit of a breeze. As I walked to the stadium, I passed one guy dressed up like a leprechaun and hundreds of...

By Camille Powell  |  November 7, 2009; 1:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Previewing Navy-Notre Dame

WHEN: Saturday, 2:30 p.m. WHERE: Notre Dame Stadium, South Bend, Ind. (80,795). RECORDS: Midshipmen 6-3; No. 19 Fighting Irish 6-2. LAST WEEK: Temple 27, Navy 24; Notre Dame 40, Washington State 14. COACHES: Ken Niumatalolo (14-9, second year); Charlie Weis...

By Camille Powell  |  November 6, 2009; 11:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Friday Morning Links (11.6.09)

Navy's secondary faces a huge challenge against Notre Dame. Coach Ken Niumatalolo will be featured on ESPN's College GameDay on Saturday. Senior linebacker Ross Pospisil (3.34 GPA in ocean engineering) and sophomore tackle John Dowd (3.95 GPA in mechanical engineering)...

By Camille Powell  |  November 6, 2009; 8:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Poll: Who wins the Navy-Notre Dame game?

poll by twiigs.com...

By Matt Bonesteel  |  November 6, 2009; 8:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Dobbs looks sharp; more injury updates

Navy Coach Ken Niumatalolo was pleased with the Ricky Dobbs he saw in practice this week, particularly on Wednesday; the junior quarterback looked strong while running the ball and sharp while throwing it. Dobbs will start against Notre Dame on...

By Camille Powell  |  November 5, 2009; 11:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Looking back at the 2007 win over Notre Dame

Saturday's game at Notre Dame will be the first time that Navy has played in South Bend, Ind., since its historic, 46-44, triple-overtime victory in 2007. That win ended a 43-year losing streak to the Fighting Irish. For those players...

By Camille Powell  |  November 5, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Thursday Morning Links (11.5.09)

My story on Navy's aches and pains as it prepares for Notre Dame. The Birddog's recap of the Temple game. Notre Dame is preparing to defend Navy's running attack, and linebacker Brian Smith is still unhappy about what he called...

By Camille Powell  |  November 5, 2009; 8:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Navy's struggles on third and short

Navy's offense prides itself on its ability to convert in short-yardage situations, particularly on third and fourth down. But against Temple on Saturday, the Midshipmen struggled and their offense stalled, particularly in the second half. Overall against the Owls, Navy...

By Camille Powell  |  November 4, 2009; 10:44 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Wednesday Morning Links (11.4.09)

Former Navy Coach Elliott Uzelac recalls watching the Midshipmen beat Notre Dame two years ago; he said he fell of his couch. The Annapolis Capital's Bill Wagner has some highlights from the Navy Coach's Luncheon. Notre Dame wide receiver Michael...

By Camille Powell  |  November 4, 2009; 8:46 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Highlights from Charlie Weis's press conference

Some notes from Notre Dame Coach Charlie Weis's weekly press conference: -- Wide receiver Michael Floyd, who caught 13 passes for 358 yards and five touchdowns in the first three games of the season, has been cleared to play and...

By Camille Powell  |  November 3, 2009; 1:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Other injury notes

Sophomore slot back Marcus Curry, who has missed the past two games with a pulled quadriceps, is "probable" for the Notre Dame game, Coach Ken Niumatalolo said. Curry, who is third on the team in rushing (393 yards), practiced on...

By Camille Powell  |  November 3, 2009; 10:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Dobbs is ready to play vs. Notre Dame

Junior quarterback Ricky Dobbs practiced with the first-team offense on Monday and will start Saturday against Notre Dame, Coach Ken Niumatalolo said. It will be Dobbs's first start since Oct. 17 at Southern Methodist, the game in which he injured...

By Camille Powell  |  November 3, 2009; 9:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Tuesday Morning Links (11.3.09)

The South Bend Tribune takes a look at Ricky Dobbs. Notre Dame is No. 3 and Navy is No. 10 in ESPN.com's Non-AQ power rankings. Some Notre Dame notes: Running back Robert Hughes gave the Fighting Irish a boost on...

By Camille Powell  |  November 3, 2009; 8:46 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Monday Morning Links (11.2.09)

Navy uncharacteristically struggled on third down against Temple. RE: Navy's upcoming opponent, No. 19 Notre Dame (6-2) Notre Dame finally got an easy victory, 40-14 over Washington State. Wide receiver Golden Tate should receive Heisman Trophy consideration. RE: Air Force...

By Camille Powell  |  November 2, 2009; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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