Three projected Navy football starters have resigned from the academy, bringing to five the number of upcoming juniors who won't be playing for the Midshipmen this fall.
Wide receiver Rob Holmberg of Mount Pleasant, Pa., resigned for personal reasons and is expected to transfer to Penn State. Tailback Ivan Bullard of Hinesville, Ga., and defensive back Darrel Graham of Collierville, Tenn., resigned for academic reasons, academy officials said.
"We had projected all into our plans for this fall.
However, we understand their reasoning and wish them good luck in their future endeavors," Navy coach George Chaump said in a prepared statement.