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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

Patriot League Week 5: Only One Has A Chance To Reach Nirvana

Patriot League Week 5: Only One Has A Chance To Reach Nirvana
TweetThe first month of the season went about as poorly as it possibly could have for the Patriot League. Last week saw the league bottom out with a 0-5 record in non-conference play. For the season, the Patriot League is an abysmal 4-19 overall in non-conference games. The only team in the league with a winning record, Colgate, has a... 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