Rivals Richmond & JMU Ready To Rebound
Oct 15, 2021A chaotic week around college football gives heightened stakes to Saturday’s rivalry matchup between James Madison and Richmond.
Dartmouth And New Hampshire's Long History Continues This Week
Oct 14, 2021Because Dartmouth and New Hampshire are the only Div-I football programs in the state of New Hampshire, and are separated by less than a two-hour drive, you might assume the Big Green and Wildcats play each other every year. That would be an incorrect assumption.
CAA Notebook: Front Five Is Villanova's Main Line
Oct 12, 2021Mark Ferrante knew the stakes of the call when he decided to go for it on fourth-and-one from his team’s own 29-yard line. But the Villanova coach’s players gave him no choice.
Towson Returns Home To Host Stony Brook
Oct 8, 2021Towson traveled across the country its last time out, completing a first month that Tigers coach Rob Ambrose called “a meat grinder” against nationally ranked FBS opponent San Diego State.
UConn, UMass Chasing Elusive First Victory
Oct 7, 2021The University of Massachusetts football program has lost 16 games in a row. Connecticut has lost its last 10 games, and 30 of its last 31 outings against FBS opponents.
CAA Notebook: Close Calls Shape Early Conference Season
Oct 5, 2021In case a reminder was necessary, Week 5 reemphasized the hyper-competitive nature of the Colonial Athletic Association.
JMU Preparing For Business Trip To New Hampshire
Sep 30, 2021New Hampshire was roughed up by Pittsburgh 77-7 last weekend, and the task won’t be much easier for the Wildcats when they face third-ranked James Madison during Homecoming Weekend on Saturday.
Elon, Richmond In Pivotal CAA Showdown
Sep 30, 2021An unfortunate reality of thrilling football games dictates that for a team to win, another has to lose. Elon and Richmond both ended up on the wrong side of this reality in their respective Colonial Athletic Association openers, with the Phoenix’s rally from down 21 points to William & Mary falling just short; and Richmond exchanging big leads with Villanova in a wild Week 3 contest.
Delaware May Use Backup Plan Against UAlbany
Sep 29, 2021Perhaps the most interesting question entering Saturday’s Colonial Athletic Association matchup between Albany and Delaware is this: Who will start at quarterback for the eighth-ranked Blue Hens?
CAA Notebook: Tough Matchups Show Teams' Mettle
Sep 28, 2021Shadows over the Dignity Health Sports Park turf lengthened as the sun made its descent toward the Pacific horizon, commensurate with a good San Diego State team overshadowing the upset hopes of visiting Towson.
Elon, William & Mary Jump Into CAA Play
Sep 23, 2021The last two Colonial Athletic Association teams to begin their conference schedules meet in Week 4, with each bringing a contrasting style.
FBS Matchups Offer Huge Positive To FCS
Sep 23, 2021Taking the football field in front of 110,000 spectators may sound imposing. For Dan Smith, the prospect is more exhilarating.
New Mexico State QB Situation Remains Fluid
Sep 22, 2021Sophomore Dino Maldonado passed for 321 yards and three touchdowns in New Mexico State’s 43-35 victory over South Carolina State last weekend, but he might not be the Aggies’ starting quarterback for Saturday’s game against Hawaii. Although he’s healthy, Maldonado may not even play.
Momentum And The Anatomy Of A Comeback
Sep 22, 2021Say the word “momentum” to a stat-head, and you’ll probably be greeted with sighs and eye-rolls. There’s no quantifiable way to measure its existence in football, but plenty of those who have experienced it recognize it.
CAA Notebook: Four Teams Remain Perfect At Quarter Mark
Sep 21, 2021In case you needed a reminder of how fast the football campaign passes, about a quarter of the 2021 regular season is already complete. Four teams in the Colonial Athletic Association reached this milestone with unblemished records: James Madison, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Villanova.