Tag: Villanova

CSJ’s 2018 Week 3 Game Preview: Towson at Villanova

Towson at Villanova When: Saturday, September 15, 3:30 PM Where: Villanova Stadium, Villanova, PA TV/Streaming: Fox Sports Atlantic, Fox Sports Go (subscription req’d) Towson Tigers Towson is one of the forgotten teams in the CAA. The Tigers haven’t been to the playoffs since they appeared in the National Championship game in 2013. Despite being picked […]

Lehigh’s Yardstick Game Against Villanova Details Work To Be Done for Mountain Hawks To Compete With Top Teams in FCS

Everyone at Lehigh knew that the challenge of playing Villanova would be different. The Mountain Hawks had experienced a bit of a defensive resurgence in their 21-19 win over St. Francis (PA) last week, and there was no missing the No. 12 next to Villanova’s name on the scoreboard. Before the season even started, they […]

QUICK RECAP: Villanova Shows Their Teeth In A Dominating 31-9 Win over Lehigh

The last two Villanova/Lehigh games featured a lot of offensive sparks. In a twist, the 2018 edition of this regional rivalry featured a lot of defense on both sides – until a back-breaking 3rd quarter from the perpective of the Mountain Hawks. Down 20-3, as Villanova’s defense stopped the Mountain Hawk offense drive after drive […]

Villanova at Lehigh Preview: The Importance of Regional Football Rivalries

The campuses of Lehigh and Villanova are only separated by about an hour by car – an easy drive up I-476. The wording in the Lehigh football game notes calls their game against No. 12-ranked Villanova a matchup of “regional rivals”. Though the Wildcats’ game notes didn’t return the labeling favor to the Mountain Hawks […]

CSJ’s FCS Week 2 Game of the Week, Spotlight, And Fearless Predictions

FCS Game of the Week: No. 2 North Dakota State vs. No. 6 Eastern Washington Last week, it was about hurricanes. This week, it’s about wildfires. Last week was the rescheduled game between nationally-ranked foes, Sam Houston State vs. Richmond. This week’s nationally-ranked matchup between FCS title contenders, North Dakota State and Eastern Washington, will […]

FCS Week 1 Quick Recap and Highlights

Top 10 Twitter Highlights In his coaching debut with the Bison, Coach Mike London and the Howard University Football team stunned FBS foe UNLV with a 43-40 victory in front of 15,000 fans at Sam Boyd Stadium. “I’m extremely proud of this team. The culmination of this day stemmed from the early workouts to just […]

2017 Season FCS College Football Picks: Colonial Athletic Association

CSJ’s Predicted Order of finish: 1. James Madison 2. Villanova 3. Richmond 4. Albany 5. New Hampshire 6. Delaware 7. Stony Brook 8. William & Mary 9. Maine 10. Towson 11. Elon 12. Rhode Island James Madison Fearless Prediction: This just in: Last year’s FCS National Champions are good. This also just in: Despite the […]

CSJ Colonial Athletic Association Conference Power Rankings, Week 6

  By Scott Levy, CSJ Columnist PHILADELPHIA, PA – The College Football season has surpassed the halfway point. Many teams have graced the ranks of the Top 10 and many have fallen from their position. The Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) has been a surprisingly strong conference thus far and will produce some interesting outcomes as […]