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FCS Week 8 Top Ten Twitter Highlights, Week Of 10/21/2017

Top 10 Twitter Highlights No. 10. The No. 22/RV Northern Arizona football team scored 35 unanswered points after falling behind 7-0 to extend its current winning streak to five consecutive games as it rolled to a 45-31 victory over UC Davis in Big Sky Conference action on Saturday at the J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome. The five-game […]

2017 Season FCS College Football Picks: Patriot League

CSJ’s Predicted Order of finish: 1. Fordham 2. Lehigh 3. Colgate 4. Holy Cross 5. Bucknell 6. Georgetown 7. Lafayette Fordham Fearless Prediction: The Rams have tremendous weapons at quarterback and running back returning, and have something even more important: a home game versus their closest competitors, Lehigh. That’s because the last time the Rams […]

Seven Breakout Players to Watch in the Patriot League In 2017

In the Patriot League, FCS watchers are quite aware of the star players that hope to deliver their teams championships, like Holy Cross QB Peter Pujals, Fordham RB Chase Edmonds, and Lehigh WR Troy Pelletier. But the game of football is not won by superstars alone – they are won with guys who become breakout […]

CSJ Patriot League Power Rankings, Week 8

Here is the College Sports Journal’s Patriot League Power Rankings for the week of 10/25/2016. (Last week’s ranking in parenthesis.) 1. (1) Lehigh 6-2, 3-0 This week: Lehigh 46, Holy Cross 14 After falling behind 7-0, Lehigh went to work, scoring the next 46 points behind a tremendous offensive and defensive effort. QB Brad Mayes […]

CSJ Patriot League Power Rankings, Week 7

  Here is the College Sports Journal’s Patriot League Power Rankings for the week of 10/18/2016. (Last week’s ranking in parenthesis.) 1. (1) Lehigh 5-2, 2-0 This week: Lehigh 35, Georgetown 3 Though a 14-3 game at half, Lehigh scored on their first three possessions in the second half and shut the Hoyas out as well on […]

CSJ Patriot League Power Rankings, Week 6

  Here is the College Sports Journal’s Patriot League Power Rankings for the week of 10/11/2016. (Last week’s ranking in parenthesis.) 1. (1) Lehigh 4-2, 1-0 This week: Lehigh 45, Colgate 31 Down 17-7 at the close of the first half, the Mountain Hawks didn’t panic. QB Nick Shafnisky would find WR Gatlin Casey for […]

CSJ Patriot League Power Rankings, Week 5

  At College Sports Journal, we proudly present our first Patriot League Power Rankings for the week of 10/4/2016. (Last week’s ranking in parenthesis.) 1. (3) Lehigh 3-2, 0-0 This week: Lehigh 63, Yale 35 In a surprise, it wasn’t QB Nick Shafnisky at the helm for that Mountain Hawks, but backup QB Brad Mayes leading Lehigh […]

CSJ Patriot League Power Rankings, Week 4

  At College Sports Journal, we proudly present our first Patriot League Power Rankings for the week of 9/27/2016. 1. Colgate 1-2, 0-0 (Nationally ranked #25, FCS Coaches’ Poll) This week: No. 7 Richmond 38, No. 25 Colgate 31 A furious Raider comeback against the nationally-ranked Spiders fell just short in Colgate’s 38-31 loss to Richmond, making the […]

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 the Patriot League football season will shake itself out. Last season, Colgate overcame an 0-3 start and won seven of their next eight regular season games, including a shock 31-29 win […]

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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 on the backs of the defense, who was ranked 12th in the nation in scoring defense and 6th in red zone defense, holding high-flying offense like Colgate, Fordham and Lehigh […]