Navy AD in dark on coach
Navy football Coach
was back in Annapolis on Saturday morning after a two-day absence from campus to interview for the head-coaching job at the University of Arizona.
The Washington Post confirmed through two people with knowledge of the situation that Niumatalolo, 52, traveled to interview at Arizona late this week. He returned to campus Friday night and gathered his staff for a meeting Saturday morning. Navy Athletic Director
asked for comment on the situation, replied Saturday afternoon by text: “Honestly I do not know what is fact versus fiction.”
Niumatalolo declined to comment when asked for details of his whereabouts and communication with Arizona.
Niumatalolo is the winningest head coach in Navy football history, compiling an 84-47 record and nine bowl appearances in 10 full seasons.