Navy Linebacker Drills
© April, 2008
by Gridiron Strategies Staff
At the United States Naval Academy, our philosophy is simple: We will be more fundamentally sound, more mentally and physically tough, and play harder and more passionately than anybody we play. We may never be the biggest, fastest or strongest football team in the country, but talent isn't a prerequisite for effort. Over the past five years, former Head Coach Paul Johnson has raised the bar and the expectation level of our football team and has achieved what many thought was no longer possible at a service academy.
Coach Johnson and our staff took over a program that had posted a 3-30 record in the three years prior to our arrival in 2002. Following a 2-10 mark in our first year, the Navy football program has enjoyed a 35-15 record throughout the last four years; a school-record four-straight bowl games; and most importantly, a school-record four-consecutive Commander-In Chief's Trophies, bringing the Naval Academy back into the national spotlight.
We are asked all the time about the resurgence of the Navy program; we are expected to give out some secret recipe or some magi ...The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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