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MVFC in the Quarterfinals – In Review

MVFC in the Quarterfinals – In Review
TweetThe 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
Tweet#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
TweetConsidering 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

Patriot League Second Round Playoff Preview: James Madison at #8 Colgate

Patriot League Second Round Playoff Preview: James Madison at #8 Colgate
TweetJames Madison (9-3) at #8 Colgate (9-1) 1 P.M. Andy Kerr Stadium Hamilton, NY Live Streaming: ESPN3 What’s At Stake: Advance to play the winner of the North Dakota State/Montana State game in the Quarterfinals Series History: Colgate 1-0 2015 FCS Playoffs 2nd round; Colgate 44 James Madison 38 Playoff History: Colgate – 11th Appearance, 6-10 record, 2003 National Runner-up James... Read More

Patriot League Week 12: In A Blink Of An Eye It’s Over

Patriot League Week 12: In A Blink Of An Eye It’s Over
TweetIs there another 12 week span during the course of the year that goes by as fast as football season? It’s hard to believe but as Jim Morrison once said “This is the End; My only Friend, The End”. Well, it’s the end for everyone not named Colgate. Following their regular season finale against Army, the Raiders can focus on... Read More

Patriot League Week 11: Finding Reasons To Fight To The Finish

Patriot League Week 11: Finding Reasons To Fight To The Finish
TweetWith the regular season’s penultimate weekend upon us there’s two intriguing storylines worth following. The first one is clearly Colgate’s undefeated season to this point. The Raiders have deployed a dominating defense that is on pace to set numerous Patriot League records. The offense hasn’t been too shabby either (29.9 ppg, 1st in PL). A win over Lehigh this week... Read More

Patriot League Week 10: All Glory To ‘Gate

Patriot League Week 10: All Glory To ‘Gate
TweetWith the final month of the regular season upon us, the only real positive drama left is #12 Colgate’s playoff fate. Sure Colgate must beat either Fordham or Lehigh (combined 2-14) first to secure the auto-bid but we’re going to hedge our bet and say they do. Given how easily the Raiders have dispatched similar competition throughout the year it’s... Read More

Patriot League Week 9: Can Georgetown channel their inner Buster Douglas?

Patriot League Week 9: Can Georgetown channel their inner Buster Douglas?
TweetWeek 9 in the Patriot League all boils down to the “Main Event”; Colgate and Georgetown. Can the non-scholarship Hoyas send shock waves throughout the Patriot League, and the entire FCS landscape for that matter, by taking down the 13th ranked Raiders on their home turf? The last time the Georgetown program had a game of this magnitude this late... Read More

Patriot League Week 7: What was will never be again?

Patriot League Week 7: What was will never be again?
TweetWhile it might seem unfathomable in 2018, there was a time, not too long ago, when the Patriot League was capable of producing multiple Top 25 teams! As the league is sadly trending towards having just one team finish with a winning record for a second straight year, more and more questions are being raised about its overall health. The... Read More

Patriot League Week 6: Dwindling Daylight and Dwindling Hope

Patriot League Week 6: Dwindling Daylight and Dwindling Hope
TweetWith the first month of the season in the books it’s safe to say that nationally ranked Colgate is the team to beat as league play really gets going. Thanks to a quirk in scheduling, the Raiders will be halfway to back-2-back Patriot League Championships with a win over Bucknell today. The leaves haven’t even reached their peak in Hamilton... Read More