UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY

December 17th, 2015 | by CollegeAD
UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY
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Less than a week after directing the Navy football team to a 14th straight win against Army amid speculation it could be his final game as Mids coach, Ken Niumatalolo announced Wednesday he would be staying in Annapolis despite interviewing for the impending vacancy at Brigham Young. Niumatalolo traveled to Provo, Utah, on Sunday night with his wife Barbara to meet with BYU officials the next day about the job that opened when Bronco Mendenhall announced last week he was leaving for Virginia. The winningest coach in Navy history then spent what he called two of the most agonizing days of his life weighing his decision, speaking only with his family and those among his closest inner circle. “It was hard going back and forth,” Niumatalolo said in a telephone conversation late Wednesday night. “I just think ultimately this is where I’m supposed to be. Nothing against BYU. They have a great program. They’re really wonderful people, but there are wonderful people at the Naval Academy.” -Gene Wang, Washington Post, Read More

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