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.
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.
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.
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: Patience Pays Off
Sep 14, 2021By 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.
CAA Notebook: Fall 2021 Starts With A Bang
Sep 7, 2021Labor 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.
Richmond Opens Season With Howard Amid Lofty Expectations
Sep 1, 2021Richmond 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.
Playoff Snub Fuels Richmond For '21
Aug 19, 2021Missing on a Football Championship Subdivision Playoffs berth earlier in 2021 has the Richmond Spiders primed to avoid a repeat later in the year.
CAA Football Falls Back to Normal
Aug 3, 2021As summer days get just a little bit shorter, an almost instinctual eagerness settles in: Football season approaches.
CAA Rewind: Despite Dominant Close, JMU Slighted While Richmond Is Snubbed
Apr 19, 2021No. 1 in the rankings, No. 3 in playoff seeding?
Richmond Takes Playoff Mentality Into Matchup At James Madison
Apr 16, 2021Richmond last made the FCS Playoffs in 2016, but that doesn’t exclude the Spiders from understanding the postseason feel.
Spring Rivalry Game Has Special Significance For JMU
Apr 16, 2021With 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.
CAA Frontrunners Richmond, JMU Face Off In Regular Season Finale
Apr 16, 2021Neither 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.
Richmond's Matchup With William & Mary Canceled, JMU Game Rescheduled
Apr 9, 2021CAA 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.
Despite Challenges, FCS Spring Season Has Been 'Breath Of Fresh Air'
Apr 9, 2021The 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.