The FCS Wedge – 2019-0102 – Wk. 17 National Championship Preview

The FCS Wedge – 2019-0102 – Wk. 17 National Championship Preview
Topic 1: Games North Dakota State vs. Eastern Washington (finally) Topic 2:  Awards Player – Offense, Defense Coach Topic 3: Best sub .500 team Cal Poly The Citadel New Hampshire These are teams that played very strong schedules and could be on the cusp of having very good season next year. This is the final show of the season and... Read More

The FCS Wedge – 2018-1218 – Wk16 (Rd.4) REVIEW

The FCS Wedge – 2018-1218 – Wk16 (Rd.4) REVIEW
Topic 1 Games North Dakota State 44 South Dakota State 21 Eastern Washington 50 Maine 19 Topic 2 What we learned Weaker conferences like the NEC, Big South, and Patriot are still quite a ways behind the power conferences. It’s really hard to reach the Championship Game. Home field matters. Topic 3: Are the playoffs only about crowning a champion?... Read More

MVFC in the Semifinals – In Review

MVFC in the Semifinals – In Review
The Scores (for both games, not just MVFC) South Dakota State – 21 North Dakota State – 44 Maine – 19 Eastern Washington – 50 South Dakota State at North Dakota State The Not-Dakota-Marker game started off this time around as a defensive battle, with a couple of 3-and-outs to start the game. The Bison would break the stalemate, using... Read More

MVFC in the Semifinals – Preview

MVFC in the Semifinals – Preview
Here we are…the granddaddy of them all…this one’s for all the marbles…the…wait…this isn’t the championship game? Ok, fine…the “unofficial” MVFC Championship Game is this weekend with a rematch of a game that happened about 2 ½ months ago when the Jackrabbits visited Fargo to compete for the Dakota Marker trophy. This time around, it’s the playoffs, and while the Dakota... Read More

The FCS Wedge – 2018-1211 – RD4 PREVIEW

The FCS Wedge – 2018-1211 – RD4 PREVIEW
Topic 1: preview of the final four South Dakota State @ North Dakota State Maine @ Eastern Washington (rare morning start in Cheney) Topic 2: national awards discussion Topic 3: pick the games http://www.mediafire.com/file/c1fe9wc21oam931/2018_1211thefcswedgeWKRD4_PREVIEW.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Read More

The FCS Wedge – 2018-1211 – RD3 REVIEW

The FCS Wedge – 2018-1211 – RD3 REVIEW
TOPIC 1: The Games Maine 23 Weber State 18 Eastern Washington 34 UC Davis 29 South Dakota State 27 Kennesaw State 17 North Dakota State 35 Colgate 0 Topic 2 Coaches & Players Being Rewarded Chris Klieman hired at Kansas State Josh Davis runs away with the Jerry Rice Award Topic 3: What did we learn? Joe Harasymiak might have... Read More

MVFC in the Quarterfinals – In Review

MVFC in the Quarterfinals – In Review
The Scores Colgate – 0 North Dakota State – 35 South Dakota State – 27 Kennesaw State – 17 #8 Colgate at #1 North Dakota State Colgate’s struggles in this game started early, with the Bison taking their first possession 96 yards in 4 plays with RB Ty Brooks running it into the end zone from 26 yards out for... Read More

Patriot League Quarterfinal Playoff Preview: #8 Colgate at #1 North Dakota State

Patriot League Quarterfinal Playoff Preview: #8 Colgate at #1 North Dakota State
#8 Colgate (10-1) at #1 North Dakota State (12-0) 12 P.M. ET Location: Fargo, ND Stadium: Fargo Dome (19,000) Live TV/Streaming: ESPN/ESPN3 What’s At Stake: A spot in the FCS Semifinals against the winner of Kennesaw State-South Dakota State. Series History: First Ever Meeting Playoff History: Colgate – 11th Appearance, 7-10 record, 2003 National Runner-Up North Dakota State – 9th Appearance,... Read More

MVFC Postseason Week 3 Preview

MVFC Postseason Week 3 Preview
Considering some of the discussion and analysis of playing schemes and stuff over on the game-related threads at AnyGivenSaturday.com, I kinda feel like these articles are a bit redundant this far into the playoffs. If you’ve been reading my articles for a while, you know I’m not really a guy who gets into things like which blocking schemes work better... Read More