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  1. Rivals Richmond & JMU Ready To Rebound

    Rivals Richmond & JMU Ready To Rebound

    Oct 15, 2021

    A chaotic week around college football gives heightened stakes to Saturday’s rivalry matchup between James Madison and Richmond.
  2. Elon, Richmond In Pivotal CAA Showdown

    Elon, Richmond In Pivotal CAA Showdown

    Sep 30, 2021

    An 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.
  3. CAA Notebook: Tough Matchups Show Teams' Mettle

    CAA Notebook: Tough Matchups Show Teams' Mettle

    Sep 28, 2021

    Shadows 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.
  4. Momentum And The Anatomy Of A Comeback

    Momentum And The Anatomy Of A Comeback

    Sep 22, 2021

    Say 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.
  5. CAA Notebook: Patience Pays Off

    CAA Notebook: Patience Pays Off

    Sep 14, 2021

    By the time Cole Johnson went into the locker room during James Madison's Week 2 win over Colonial Athletic Association counterpart Maine, the Dukes quarterback passed for 305 yards and three touchdowns.
  6. CAA Notebook: Fall 2021 Starts With A Bang

    CAA Notebook: Fall 2021 Starts With A Bang

    Sep 7, 2021

    Labor Day weekend serves as an unofficial bridge between seasons. Between the cookouts and other festivities, it is —to paraphrase Jeff Spicoli — the last summer fiesta.
  7. Richmond Opens Season With Howard Amid Lofty Expectations

    Richmond Opens Season With Howard Amid Lofty Expectations

    Sep 1, 2021

    Richmond has qualified for the FCS playoffs 11 times and won the national championship in 2008, but the program’s last playoff appearance came in 2016.
  8. Playoff Snub Fuels Richmond For '21

    Playoff Snub Fuels Richmond For '21

    Aug 19, 2021

    Missing on a Football Championship Subdivision Playoffs berth earlier in 2021 has the Richmond Spiders primed to avoid a repeat later in the year.
  9. CAA Football Falls Back to Normal

    CAA Football Falls Back to Normal

    Aug 3, 2021

    As summer days get just a little bit shorter, an almost instinctual eagerness settles in: Football season approaches.
  10. CAA Rewind: Despite Dominant Close, JMU Slighted While Richmond Is Snubbed

    CAA Rewind: Despite Dominant Close, JMU Slighted While Richmond Is Snubbed

    Apr 19, 2021

    No. 1 in the rankings, No. 3 in playoff seeding?
  11. Richmond Takes Playoff Mentality Into Matchup At James Madison

    Richmond Takes Playoff Mentality Into Matchup At James Madison

    Apr 16, 2021

    Richmond last made the FCS Playoffs in 2016, but that doesn’t exclude the Spiders from understanding the postseason feel.
  12. Spring Rivalry Game Has Special Significance For JMU

    Spring Rivalry Game Has Special Significance For JMU

    Apr 16, 2021

    With just a two-hour drive separating Harrisonburg and Richmond, it’s no wonder the James Madison roster is stocked with a variety of players from the Richmond area. 
  13. CAA Frontrunners Richmond, JMU Face Off In Regular Season Finale

    CAA Frontrunners Richmond, JMU Face Off In Regular Season Finale

    Apr 16, 2021

    Neither of the first two scheduled games between Richmond and James Madison was played during the spring season, so the teams will try again Saturday, when the Spiders and Dukes plan to tangle at JMU’s Bridgeforth Stadium.
  14. Richmond's Matchup With William & Mary Canceled, JMU Game Rescheduled

    Richmond's Matchup With William & Mary Canceled, JMU Game Rescheduled

    Apr 9, 2021

    CAA Football has announced that the football game between Richmond and William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va. on Saturday, April 10 has been cancelled due to CoVID-19 related protocols within the William & Mary program.
  15. Despite Challenges, FCS Spring Season Has Been 'Breath Of Fresh Air'

    Despite Challenges, FCS Spring Season Has Been 'Breath Of Fresh Air'

    Apr 9, 2021

    The penultimate Saturday of the Football Championship Subdivision season typically brings with it the eager anticipation of conference title chases and playoff positioning. The challenges the last 13 months have rendered add uneasiness and uncertainty.