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College Sports Journal CAA Preview Week of 3/28/2021

James Madison returns to action after a two week pause of their own, while a huge clash looms between Delaware and Rhode Island for first place in the CAA North.

College Sports Journal CAA Preview Week of 3/21/2021

This week was shaping up to be a good week for the CAA. But both games between two ranked teams have been postponed due to Covid protocols: #23 Richmond at #1 James Madison and #12 Delaware at #20 New Hampshire.

College Sports Journal CAA Football Preview Week of 3/6/21

As we enter the third week of the Spring season, the full CAA will join the fun with five games this weekend.

A Whole New World? Universe? Reality? What the Results of Week 2 Mean for the FCS Spring Season

Oh. My. Goodness.

2021 CSJ CAA Football Spring Season Preview

This Spring, the CAA teams will play six conference games and can schedule up to two non conference games. There will only be 11 of the 12 teams taking the field as Towson has opted out of the Spring season.

College Sports Journal Colonial Athletic Association Previews, How To Watch: Week of 11/23/2019

The CAA has its champion. James Madison handily defeated Richmond and claimed the outright CAA title. Joining the Dukes in the playoffs should be Villanova, Albany and Towson who each have seven division one wins on the season.

College Sports Journal Colonial Athletic Association Previews, How To Watch: Week of 11/9/2019

At this point the CAA could have five teams get into the FCS Playoffs, or they could have two. Its going to be a tense last three weeks.

College Sports Journal Colonial Athletic Association Previews, How To Watch: Week of 11/2/2019

One of the wildest endings to a game this year happened last week between Stony Brook and Villanova. Villanova held a 35-20 lead with five minutes remaining only to see Stony Brook roar back with 16 points to win on a Nick Courtney field goal as time expired. As a result, the CAA is a huge jumble, as it seems to be every year.

College Sports Journal Colonial Athletic Association Previews, How To Watch: Week of 10/26/2019

Entering week 9, James Madison is the only CAA school remaining without a conference loss. However, there are five teams with only one conference loss. Of the twelve CAA teams, there are nine teams that could still make a run at a playoff berth.

College Sports Journal Colonial Athletic Association Previews And Streaming Links: Week of 10/12/2019

Villanova and James Madison may have been caught looking ahead to their showdown last week, as both had to survive and win late. Take nothing away from Stony Brook and William & Mary, who gave those two teams all they could handle. The CAA title may well be on the line this week in Harrisonburg.

College Sports Journal Colonial Athletic Association Previews: Week of 10/5/2019

Villanova and James Madison appear to be on a collision course for an epic showdown next weekend after both posted impressive victories over ranked teams last weekend. The winner of that game on 10/12 will be in the CAA driver’s seat. But neither can get too far ahead of themselves since both of them have tough games this week.

College Sports Journal Colonial Athletic Association Previews: Week of 9/21/2019

Villanova showed that they are not to be forgotten in the CAA race in 2019. The Wildcats went toe to toe with the best offense in the conference – Towson – and came away victorious. Daniel Smith has been spectacular through four games with 13 touchdowns passing and four more rushing. Most teams in the CAA are getting into conference play from here on out so the path to the playoffs is going to start to clear up.

College Sports Journal Colonial Athletic Association Previews: Week of 9/21/2019

Towson showed they aren’t going away in the CAA and FCS race. The Tigers easily beat Maine by 22 points last week. In the only other CAA matchup, Elon picked up its first conference win, cruising by Richmond. In a couple more weeks, conference play will be in full swing. But for this week there are only two conference matchups while James Madison plays an interesting out of conference contest at Chattanooga.

College Sports Journal Colonial Athletic Association Previews: Week of 9/14/2019

Week two brought a mixed bag of results. The highlight of the weekend was the triple OT thriller in Meade Stadium that saw Delaware outlast the host Rhode Island Rams. That game set the stage for what should be an excellent season of conference matchups.

College Sports Journal Colonial Athletic Association Game Previews, Week of 9/7/2019

The CAA had a solid showing on opening weekend with all its teams combining to go 7-1 against FCS opponents. The lone loss was suffered by Elon to nationally-ranked North Carolina A&T, 24-21, on a 52 yard field goal as time expired. Against an FBS school, James Madison gave West Virginia all they could handle before ultimately falling to the Mountaineers. On to week two where the CAA faces four more FBS teams and a couple of strong non-conference games.

College Sports Journal CAA Game Previews: Week of 8/31/2019

A new season is finally upon us. The Colonial Athletic Association is always among the top conference in the country and 2019 looks to be no different. Villanova already made a statement in week zero against Colgate. Most everyone else gets going this week.

College Sports Journal Conference Previews: Colonial Athletic Association

The CAA had an excellent regular season in 2018 culminating with a record 6 playoff berths. However, once they got there, everyone except for Maine fell flat. The Colonial again looks strong with most every team feeling like they have a shot at the playoffs.

2019 NCAA Division I College Football Team Previews: Elon Phoenix

Elon had a strong start to their season, including handing James Madison its first home loss in three years. However, the Phoenix encountered some key injuries on offense which led them to lose their final three games of the season. Elon made back to back playoff appearances for the first time in school history.

FCS Playoffs: Wofford Stifles Elon At Home, 19-7

Wofford 19, Elon 7 Video Highlights Courtesy: NCAA.com SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Wofford defeated Elon 19-7 at Gibbs Stadium on Saturday afternoon in the opening round of the NCAA FCS Playoffs. The Phoenix had a 7-6 lead at the half, but the Terriers held Elon scoreless in the second half and scored three times for the […]

CSJ First Round Playoff Preview – Elon at Wofford, How To Watch and Fearless Predictions

Elon at Wofford When: Saturday, November 24, 2:00 PM Where: Gibbs Stadium, Spartanburg, SC TV/Streaming: ESPN3 Elon Phoenix Elon, North Carolina Colonial Athletic Association Enrollment: 5,900 FCS Sagarin Rating: 23 Season Recap: Elon lost their season opening game against FBS South Florida, but then the Phoenix then won four straight games, including breaking James Madison’s […]

CSJ 2018 Week 12 Preview: Elon at Maine, How To Watch and Fearless Prediction

Elon at Maine When: Saturday, November 17, 12:00PM Where: Alfond Stadium, Orono, ME TV/Streaming: ABC, WPME, Fox College Sports Central, Fox Sports Go (subscription req’d) Elon Phoenix Elon is hobbling coming into their last game of the season. The Phoenix are 6-3 and need a win to secure an FCS playoff berth. What looked like […]

CSJ 2018 Week 11 Preview: Towson at Elon, How To Watch and Fearless Prediction

Towson at Elon When: Saturday, November 10, 12:00PM Where: Rhodes Stadium, Elon, NC TV/Streaming: ElonPhoenix.Com Towson Tigers Towson won its first give CAA games to shoot into the top 10 of the rankings. However, the Tigers have dropped their last two games in conference play to Delaware and Maine. The schedule makers were not kind […]

CSJ 2018 Week 7 Preview: Elon at Delaware

Elon at Delaware When: Saturday, October 13, 3:30PM Where: Delaware Stadium, Newark, DE TV/Streaming: NBC Sports Philadelphia Plus/SNY/My Delmarva/NBC Sports Live (subscription req’d) Elon Phoenix Elon is coming off of what is arguably the biggest win in school history when they defeated James Madison on a last minute touchdown pass from Davis Cheek to Avery […]

College Sports Journal FCS Football Players of the Week-Oct 8th

North Dakota State QB Easton Stick, Elon RB Malcolm Summers, Idaho State QB Tanner Gueller, Samford LB Tre’Shun Floyd, and South Dakota State PK Chase Vinatieri have been selected as the College Sports Journal FCS Football Players of the week ending October 8th 2018. The honorees are listed here with their achievements and their school, […]

CSJ’s 2018 Week 6 Game Preview: Elon at James Madison

Elon at James Madison When: Saturday, October 6, 1:30 PM Where: Bridgeforth Stadium, Harrisonburg, VA TV/Streaming: MASN/SNY/Eleven Sports(Twitch)/CAA.TV Elon Phoenix Under Curt Cignetti, Elon has become a very tough team to play against. The Phoenix have an above average defense and a bruising running back that keeps the chains moving on offense. Elon has only […]