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CSJ’s 2018 Week 0 Game Preview: Duquesne at UMass

Duquesne at UMass When: Saturday, August 25, 5:30 PM EDT Where: McGuirk Stadium, Amherst, MA TV/Streaming Coverage: NESN+, Eleven Sports, Flo Network, NESN GO, UMass Athletics Duquesne: CSJ’s 2018 Preview Capsule Duquesne enters this game looking to test themselves going into a 2018 season where they are looking to re-establish themselves as the top dog.

2017 Season FCS College Football Picks: NEC

CSJ’s Predicted Order of finish: 1. Duquesne 2. Saint Francis (PA) 3. Wagner 4. Bryant 5. Sacred Heart 6. Central Connecticut State 7. Robert Morris Duquesne Fearless Prediction: The NEC preseason poll has the Dukes at No. 1, and for good reason: they’re hungry after missing out last season for the NEC title and FCS.

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, changed all that last season. They finally seized their chance after performing pretty much as expected in out-of-conference play, beating two sub-D-I opponents and Bucknell but falling to the eventual.