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  1. CAA Notebook: Front Five Is Villanova's Main Line

    CAA Notebook: Front Five Is Villanova's Main Line

    Oct 12, 2021

    Mark 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.
  2. 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.
  3. FBS Matchups Offer Huge Positive To FCS

    FBS Matchups Offer Huge Positive To FCS

    Sep 23, 2021

    Taking the football field in front of 110,000 spectators may sound imposing. For Dan Smith, the prospect is more exhilarating.
  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: Four Teams Remain Perfect At Quarter Mark

    CAA Notebook: Four Teams Remain Perfect At Quarter Mark

    Sep 21, 2021

    In 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Villanova Runs Into Home Opener Against Bucknell

    Villanova Runs Into Home Opener Against Bucknell

    Sep 8, 2021

    Fresh off a season-opening rout of one Patriot League opponent, Lehigh, Villanova kicks off its fall 2021 home slate in Week 2 with another Patriot counterpart, Bucknell.