Year: 2016

Tarik Cohen Headlines HBCU All-America Team

PHILADELPHIA, PA. — The 2016 college football season is upon us and media members from around the country have selected the 2016 BOXTOROW Preseason All-America...

Trip to Neyland Stadium Evokes Memories

KNOXVILLE, TN. — With rain gently pelting the Field Turf a couple of hours before game time at the football season opener between Appalachian State...

Opening Weekend: Your FCS Team Is Awesome

Your Team is AWESOME. No, wait, YOUR team is AWESOME. It’s the best weekend of the year, where everyone’s team is awesome. Everyone’s undefeated*.  Everyone...

Why We Should Love NDSU and the Bison?

  I felt compelled to write a rebuttal this after my colleague Charles Burton at College Sports Journal wrote why we hate the five time...

Secretly We All Hate North Dakota State

North Dakota State, it’s time we had a talk. We get it.  At the FCS level, you’ve been a terrific success story.  You’ve won Missouri...

2016 Missouri Valley Football Conference Preview

College Sports Journal Missouri Valley Football Conference 2016 Preview  By Kent Schmidt Predicted Order of Finish North Dakota State Northern Iowa Illinois State South Dakota...

2016 FCS Preview: Penn Quakers

Penn Quakers Head Coach: Ray Priore, 2nd season (7-3) Biggest Strength in 2016: Could there have been an unlikelier Ivy League championship candidate than Penn’s...

2016 FCS Preview: Harvard Crimson

Harvard Crimson Head Coach: Tim Murphy, 22nd season (156-63-0) Biggest Strength in 2016: You could pencil in Harvard’s biggest strength every single year as “despite...

2016 FCS Preview: Colgate Raiders

Colgate Raiders Head Coach: Dan Hunt, 3rd season (14-12) Biggest Strength in 2016: Most teams break out in Year 3 of a new head coach,...

2016 FCS Preview: Fordham Rams

Fordham Rams Head Coach: Andrew Breiner, 1st season (0-0) Biggest Strength in 2016: When the “Battering Ram” offense of Joe Moorhead was firing on all...

2016 FCS Preview: Duquesne Dukes

Duquesne Dukes Head Coach: Jerry Schmitt, 11th season (68-51) Biggest strength in 2016: The Dukes, always close but never the ultimate victors of the NEC,...

2016 FCS Preview: Yale Bulldogs

Yale Bulldogs Head Coach: Tony Reno, 4th season (21-19) Biggest strength in 2016: When the Bulldogs really buckled down and played clean football, they had...

2016 FCS Preview: Patriot League

Here at CSJ, we are previewing the upcoming 2016 season, and we are counting up from 7 to 1 as to who we think how...

2016 FCS Preview: Holy Cross Crusaders

Holy Cross Crusaders Head Coach: Tom Gilmore, 12th season (66-69) Biggest strength in 2016: Battlers until the end of the season, Holy Cross navigated a...

2016 FCS Preview: Sacred Heart Pioneers

Sacred Heart Pioneers Head Coach: Mark Nofri, 4th season (25-11) Biggest strength in 2016: Good teams stop the run well, and the Pioneers’ front seven...

2016 FCS Preview: Princeton Tigers

Princeton Tigers Head Coach: Bob Surace, 8th season (25-35) Biggest strength in 2016: The biggest strength of the Tigers last year was basically the way...

2016 FCS Preview: Lehigh Mountain Hawks

Lehigh Mountain Hawks Head Coach: Andy Coen, 10th season (68-46) Biggest strength in 2016: Last season, the Mountain Hawk offense went from an above-average unit...

2016 FCS Preview: The Ivy League

Here at CSJ, we are previewing the upcoming 2016 season, and we are counting up from 8 to 1 as to who we think how the...

2016 FCS Preview: Bryant Bulldogs

Bryant Bulldogs Head Coach: Marty Fine, 12th season (75-55) Biggest strength in 2016: When the Bulldogs were at their best in 2016, it was the...

2016 FCS Preview: Dartmouth Big Green

Dartmouth Big Green Head Coach: Buddy Teevens, 17th season (75-83-2, 109-160-2 overall) Biggest strength in 2016: It is difficult to narrow down one strength of...

2016 FCS Preview: Bucknell Bison

Bucknell Bison Head Coach: Joe Susan, 7th season (28-38, 38-38 overall) Biggest strength in 2016: Though the Bison disappointed in 2015, you can’t hang that...

2016 FCS Preview: Brown Bears

Brown Bears Head Coach: Phil Estes, 19th season (108-71-0) Biggest strength in 2016: If you’re competing on a team with Phil Estes as your head...

2016 FCS Preview: Lafayette Leopards

Lafayette Leopards Head Coach: Frank Tavani, 16th season (82-98) Biggest strength in 2016: After suffering through an immense number of injuries in 2015, the end...

2016 FCS Preview: Wagner Seahawks

Wagner Seahawks Head Coach: Jason Houghtailing, 2nd season (1-10) Biggest strength in 2016: In a tough 2015 campaign where Wagner struggled on both sides of...