Tag: Colgate

Highlights: CSJ FCS Top 5 Games of Week 2

Here is my take on the top 5 games of the week with video highlights from Week 2. Eastern Washington survived a test on the road against Northern Arizona, Maine blocked a field goal on the very last play to preserve FCS’s sixth upset over an FBS team in 2018, and South Dakota State defended […]

CSJ’s 2018 Week 2 Game Preview: Colgate at New Hampshire

Colgate at New Hampshire When: Saturday, September 8th, 6:00 PM EDT Where: Wildcat Stadium, Durham, NH TV/Streaming Coverage: NBC Sports Boston (regional) (stream, subscription required) Colgate (1-0, 1-0 Patriot, last week W 24-17 vs. Holy Cross) Colgate plays away from home for the first time in 2018 with a renewal of the series against No. 20 New Hampshire. The […]

CSJ’s 2018 Week 1 Game Preview: Holy Cross at Colgate

Holy Cross at Colgate When: Saturday, September 1st, 1:00 PM EDT Where: Andy Kerr Stadium, Hamilton, NY TV/Streaming Coverage: Stadium (online stream) Holy Cross: CSJ’s 2018 Preview Capsule The Bob Chesney era begins at Holy Cross, and it couldn’t start out in a more important or challenging way than a trip against the preseason Patriot League favorite in […]

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 […]

Colgate QB Jake Melville

10 Under-The-Radar FCS Players And Fearless Predictions, Week 1

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see Eastern Washington’s star wideout Cooper Kupp as one of the best receivers at the FCS level, or dominating Sam Houston State defensive end P.J. Hall as a great pass rusher. It seems, in fact, that all anyone talks about in the FCS preseason is the painfully obvious. […]

JMU QB Drew Dudzik over Virginia Tech, 2010

Six Possible FCS Humiliupsets Over FBS Schools

There are few things more exciting in the kickoff of the college football season than a Jacksonville State putting The Fear Of The Big Guy Above into Auburn, or Portland State delivering probably the most humiliating upset on FCS over FBS history over North Texas. There’s an extra jolt of adrenaline when a sixty-three scholarship […]

Colgate DE Pat Afriyie sack vs Yale

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, but Dan Hunt’s Raiders decided to break out after a 2-4 start and fired off seven straight wins, knocking out a Patriot League title contender (Lehigh) and three nationally-ranked teams […]

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 […]

Sam Houston State receiver Yedidiah Louis (9) is all smiles after Saturday's 48-21 win over Colgate, a game in which he had nine catches for 119 yards and a score. (Joshua Yates, MBR)

Quick Sam Houston State Start, Record Offensive Day, Trips Up Colgate

Special to College Sports Journal Editor’s note: This story is courtesy of Sam Houston State and Colgate athletics. HUNTSVILLE, TX. — Quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe passed for 358 yards and four touchdowns and running back Corey Avery rushed 25 times for 197 yards and a score to lead Sam Houston to a 48-21 victory over Colgate […]

Colgate quarterback Jake Melville carries the ball during an FCS playoff game against James Madison on Saturday at Harrisonburg, Va. Colgate won 44-38. (Courtesy of Colgate)

Colgate Starts Strong, Finishes With 44-38 Victory At No. 5 James Madison

By Matthew Dougherty Special to College Sports Journal Editor’s note: This story is courtesy of the Patriot League and Colgate athletics HARRISONBURG, VA. — Colgate found a way to win another close game, continuing its magic late in the season with a 44-38 victory at No. 5 seed James Madison in the second round of […]

Colgate at New Hampshire, FCS Playoffs, 2015

Colgate Stuns New Hampshire For Playoff Win In Cowell Stadium Finale

Special to College Sports Journal Editor’s note: This story is courtesy of the Patriot League and New Hampshire athletics. DURHAM, N.H. — Patriot League champion Colgate built a 21-point fourth-quarter lead and held on in the final minutes for a 27-20 win at New Hampshire in the first round of the NCAA Division I Football Championship […]