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2018 College Football Team Preview: Penn State Nittany Lions

Penn State Nittany Lions Location: State College, PA Coach: James Franklin (34-7) 4th Season Stadium: Camp Randall Stadium (Capacity: 80,321) CSJ Projections: 4th: Big Ten (2nd East Division) 1st: Pennsylvania 15th: FBS 15th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: A great season, but most Penn State fans are wondering what might have been had they managed.

2018 College Football Team Previews: Temple Owls

Temple Owls Location: Philadelphia, PA Coach: Geoff Collins (7-6) 2nd Season Stadium: Lincoln Financial Field (Capacity: 68,532) CSJ Projections: 6th: AAC (3rd East Division) 3rd: Pennslyvania 67th: FBS 70th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: In Coach Collins’ first year, Temple went 7-6 and defeated Florida International in the Gasparilla Bowl–the first bowl win since 2011 and just.

2018 College Football Team Previews: Duquesne Dukes

Duquesne Dukes Location: Pittsburgh, PA Coach: Jerry Schmitt (83-58) Stadium: Rooney Field (Capacity: 2,200) CSJ Projections: 2nd: NEC 6th: Pennsylvania 59st: FCS 185th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: The Dukes seemed to be cruising towards another NEC title, but promptly lost their last three games – two to conference opponents – to finish 7-4. Biggest.

2018 College Football Team Previews: Penn Quakers

Penn Quakers Location: Philadelphia, PA Coach: Ray Priore (20-10) 4th Season at Penn Stadium: Franklin Field (Capacity: 52,593) CSJ Projections: 6th: Ivy League 7th: Pennsylvania 62th: FCS 189nd: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: It was a tale of three seasons for the Quakers: the 2-0 start that were a pair of blowout victories; the 0-4.

2018 College Football Team Previews: St. Francis (PA) Red Flash

St. Francis (PA) Red Flash Location: Loretto, PA Coach: Chris Villareal (36-52) Stadium: DeGol Field (Capacity: 3,500) CSJ Projections: 3rd: NEC 8th: Pennsylvania 78th: FCS 208th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: After the ecstasy that was St. Francis (PA)’s 2016’s NEC championship and FCS playoff year, a more agonizing, uneven 2017 ended with a.

2018 College Football Team Previews: Bucknell Bison

Bucknell Bison Location: Lewisburg, PA Coach: Joe Susan (37-51) Stadium: Christy Matthewson-Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 13,100) CSJ Projections: 5th: Patriot 9th: Pennsylvania 94th: FCS 224th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: Though Joe Susan’s Bison were able to engineer some dramatic Patriot League wins, a winning season eluded them with a 5-6 record that was oh-so-close.

2018 College Football Team Previews: Lafayette Leopards

Lafayette Leopards Location: Easton, PA Coach: John Garrett (3-8) 2nd Season at Lafayette Stadium: Fisher Field at Fisher Stadium (Capacity: 13,132) CSJ Projections: 6th: Patriot 10th: Pennsylvania 109th: FCS 239th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: A fantastic defense kept them in a lot of games, but an anemic and error-prone offense saw Garrett’s first Leopard.

2018 College Football Team Previews: Robert Morris Colonials

Robert Morris Colonials Location: Moon Township, PA Coach: Bernard Clark (0-0) Stadium: Joe Walton Stadium (Capacity: 3,000) CSJ Projections: 7th: NEC 11th: Pennsylvania 120th: FCS 250th: Division I 2017 In a Sentence: Robert Morris beat Dayton to start the year, but the sugar rush of that win didn’t last, losing 9 of their next 10.