Tag: Virginia

2018 College Football Team Previews: James Madison Dukes

James Madison Dukes Location: Harrisonburg, VA Coach: Mike Houston (28-2) 3rd Season Stadium: Bridgefort Stadium (Capacity: 24,887) CSJ Projections: 1st: CAA 2nd: Virginia 2nd: FCS 44rd: Division I 2017 In a Sentence: James Madison was dominant throughout the season in 2017 led by a defense that was almost impenetrable. Until the FCS National Championship game, […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Virginia Cavaliers

Virginia Cavaliers Location: Charlottesville, VA Coach: Bronco Mendenhall (8-17 @UV, 107-60 overall) 3rd Season at Virginia Stadium: Scott Stadium (Capacity 61,500) CSJ Projections: 14th: ACC (7th in Coastal Division) 3rd: Virginia 76th: FBS 80th: Division I 2017 In a Sentence: Virginia started off strong in 2017, going 5-1 to start the season. Once they got […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Richmond Spiders

Richmond Spiders Location: Richmond, VA Coach: Russ Huesman (6-5) 2nd Season at Richmond Stadium: Robins Stadium (Capacity 8,217) CSJ Projections 7th: CAA 4th: Virginia 33rd: FCS 149th: Division I 2017 In a Sentence: The Spiders averaged 31 points a game on offense and were the only team in the regular season to stay within one score […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Old Dominion Monarchs

Old Dominion Monarchs Location: Norfolk, VA Coach: Bobby Wilder (72-37) 10th season Stadium: Foreman Field (Capacity: 19,818) CSJ Projections: 11th: Conference USA (6th in East Division) 5th: Virginia 117th: FBS 152nd: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: After a 10-win and Bahamas Bowl victory in 2016, the Monarchs slumped mainly due to a slew of injuries to […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Liberty Flames

Liberty Flames Location: Lynchburg, VA Coach: Turner Gill (66-78 overall, 41-29 at Liberty) 7th Season Stadium: Williams Stadium (Capacity: 25,000) CSJ Projections: 5th: FBS Independents 6th: Virginia 125th: FBS 182nd: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: In the Flames last FCS season, the team started off 3-0 including a win over the Big 12’s Baylor but […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: William and Mary Tribe

William & Mary Tribe Location: Williamsburg, VA Coach: Jimmye Laycock (245-189-2) 39th Season at William & Mary Stadium: Zable Stadium (Capacity 12,672) CSJ Projections 11th: CAA 7th: Virginia 67th: FCS 196th: Division I 2017 In a Sentence: The Tribe won two of their three out-of-conference games to start the season, including near-miss at FBS Virginia, […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Hampton Pirates

Hampton Pirates Location: Hampton, VA Coach: Robert Prunty (0-0) Stadium: Armstrong Stadium (Capacity: 17,000) CSJ Projections: 2nd: FCS Independents 8th: Virginia 10th: HBCU 96th: FCS 226th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: In their swan song season in the MEAC, the Pirates beat nearby rival Howard 20-17 to allow them to achieve a 6-5 record […]

2018 College Football Team Previews: Norfolk State

Norfolk State Spartans Location: Norfolk, VA Coach: Latrell Scott (37-30, overall; 12-21 @ NSU), 4th Season at NSU Stadium: William “Dick” Price Stadium (Capacity: 30,000) CSJ Projections: 7th: MEAC 14th: HBCU 14th: Virginia 103rd: FCS 233rd: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: With more than half of its starters in their first or second career years […]

2018 College Football Previews: VMI Keydets

VMI Keydets Location: Lexington, VA Coach: Scott Wachenheim (5-28) Stadium: Foster Stadium (Capacity: 10,000) CSJ Projections: 9th: SoCon 10th: Virginia 119th: FCS 249th: Division I 2017 In A Sentence: There were no wins for the Keydets, and no promise of better things to come, either, for arguably the most woebegone program in FCS. Biggest Shoes to […]

University of Richmond's Garrett Hudson (11) collides with University of Virginia's Quin Blanding (3) as UVA's Chris Peace (13) defends after a first quarter reception at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville VA Sat. Sept. 3, 2016. (Mark Gorman/Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Week 1 Roundup From Around FCS: Not-All-That-Surprising FCS over FBS Upsets

Richmond 37, Virginia (FBS) 20 Richmond TImes-Dispatch: Richmond outclasses Virginia in Bronco Mendenhall’s first game as Cavs’ coach Virginia’s new huddle-less offense bothered the Spiders not a bit, and quarterback Kurt Benkert looked unsure as a passer early, though he finished 26 for 34 with three touchdowns. The Cavaliers, who rushed for 38 yards, committed four […]

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 […]