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Patriot League: Week 9 Preview

Patriot League: Week 9 Preview
TweetAs the Patriot League football season enters its second half, the stakes continue to rise. The most compelling league game this weekend is Lehigh at Fordham. Both teams are seeking 2-0 starts in PL play after each experienced a shaky September. Georgetown will look to put last week’s final second loss to the Rams in rear view mirror when they... Read More

Patriot League: Week 6 Preview

Patriot League: Week 6 Preview
TweetFor the second time in this still young 2019 season the Patriot League posted a dreaded “O’fer” weekend.  After last Saturday’s 0-4 performance the Patriot League now stands at an atrocious 4-20 overall record. What makes last week’s “O’fer” even more disheartening is the fact that all four losses were by double digits. Colgate and Holy Cross fought hard but... Read More

Patriot League: Week 5 Preview

Patriot League: Week 5 Preview
TweetAs week 5 commences, the Patriot League will try to improve upon its dismal 4-16 overall record. The league struggled mightily in 2017 and 2018 but this year things have somehow managed to get worse. Given this week’s tough slate of games the Patriot League could be facing their second winless Saturday of the season. The best news this week... Read More

Patriot League: Week 4 Preview

Patriot League: Week 4 Preview
TweetThe fourth week of the Patriot League football season sees six of the seven members in action. The league desperately needs a good Saturday in order to improve upon its dreadful 2-12 overall record. Georgetown and Holy Cross are the only teams to notch wins so far in 2019. The Crusaders are off this week after notching a quality win... 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 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

Patriot League Week 4: Wins, We Need Wins!

Patriot League Week 4: Wins, We Need Wins!
TweetThe Patriot League’s non-league woes continued in week 3. Holy Cross’s come from behind win against preseason Ancient Eight favorite Yale prevented the dreaded Patriot League “O’fer”. It was the second week in a row the Patriot League could only manage a single out of conference “W”. Things don’t get any easier as the first weekend of fall dawns. The... Read More

Patriot League Week 3: A Tropical Cyclone and Winless Teams

Patriot League Week 3: A Tropical Cyclone and Winless Teams
TweetIt was a stormy start for everyone in the Patriot League not named Colgate (2-0) through the first two games of the season. Then Hurricane Florence picked up steam early this week and decided to bear down on The Carolinas. With Florence’s impending wrath expected to cause major headaches in the Greenville, SC area the Colgate-Furman game was wisely cancelled... Read More

Patriot League: Week 2 Preview

Patriot League: Week 2 Preview
Tweet#9 Villanova (1-0) at Lehigh (1-0) 12:30 P.M. Goodman Stadium Bethlehem, PA Last Week: Villanova upset their Big 5 and FBS rival Temple 19-17 at Lincoln Financial Field. The Wildcats out gained the Owls 405-251. Bednarczyk’s TD pass on 4th and 9 midway through the final quarter proved to be the winning the score. The Wildcats kicking woes did pop... Read More