"They lost a lot last year, but they lost a lot of close games," Niumatalolo said. "(Friedgen) has done a lot during his tenure there. Our focus is to be ready for a great Maryland football team."
"There is no question that this team is getting more preseason recognition than ever before," Niumatalolo said. "We have to keep the blinders on and not let it be a distraction. A lot of this stuff is new to Navy, and we're all human."