College: 5 Observations from the Dartmouth Spring Game

May 9, 2022

Dartmouth wrapped up spring football on Saturday. The Big Green have to replace several key contributors on both sides of the ball, most notably quarterback Derek Kyler, safety Niko Mermigas and defensive end Seth Walter. Spring ball gave Buddy Teevens and his staff an opportunity to see who can emerge and fill some of these positions. 1. Quarterbacks impress: Senior quarterback Nick Howard and sophomore quarterback Jackson Proctor both threw…

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College: For Bryant’s Adeboboye, getting drafted by the Toronto Argonauts is a dream come true

May 8, 2022

Every young man who grows up playing football dreams of playing in the NFL someday. For Ontario native Daniel Adeboboye, his dream was to play for his hometown Toronto Argonauts. The dream came true on Tuesday night when the Toronto Argonauts drafted him with the 15th pick in the second round of the CFL Draft. Adeboboye grew up in Ontario. It was a surreal feeling being drafted by his hometown…

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High School: The League preview

May 1, 2022

Anybody ready for some May football? No, we’re not going back to a “Fall II” season, relax. The Elite Football League begins its first slate of games on Sunday at Malden Catholic and there’s quite a bit of buzz around it. This is the second year of “The League” and really the only option for truly competitive high school football in this area during the spring. Local and non-local college…

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College: 5 Observations from the Stonehill Spring Game

April 25, 2022

Stonehill College wrapped up spring ball on Saturday afternoon with a controlled scrimmage. The scrimmage featured a variety of specialty and situation periods and team work. There were plenty of highlights. Here are my five observations from Stonehill’s spring game. 1. Quarterback competition: Head Coach Eli Gardner said that the competition at quarterback was wide and after yesterday, the competition will carry into the fall. I thought sophomores Jackson Zalinsky,…

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College: 5 Observations from the Bryant Spring Game

April 24, 2022

It was a glorious afternoon on the campus of Bryant University for the annual Black and Gold Game. It was so glorious in fact that I got a sun burn on my face. In any event, it was a rocking atmosphere as the Bryant Baseball team was also playing at the same time. For the first time in three years, it felt like a normal spring. Here are five observations…

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College: 3 Observations from Brown Spring Practice

April 22, 2022

It was a cool, crisp afternoon at the Emerson Athletic Conplex yesterday afternoon but that didn’t stop Brown Bears Head Coach James Perry from bringing the energy. Perry and his staff set the tone for what was an upbeat, uptempo practice. There was no music, no dancing. It was all football and the Brown football team got after it. The thing that really stuck out to me was just how…

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College: McCarthy sees improvement in the Blue Devils this spring

April 22, 2022

Every coach in America will tell that the two goals they have for their football team at the end of spring ball is that they got better and the team got out of it healthy. Central Connecticut State Head Coach Ryan McCarthy is no different. I spoke with McCarthy on Wednesday night about spring practice and the upcoming spring game. McCarthy gave an honest assessment of where his team is…

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College: 5 Observations from the UNH spring game

April 17, 2022

Image courtesy of UNH Athletics The New Hampshire Wildcats played their annual Blue and Spring game. Team Cats beat Team Wild 7-3. The energy was good in Head Coach Ricky Santos first Blue and White Spring Game. You can see the tempo and pace has been wretched up a notch. Here are five observations from the Blue, White Spring Game. 1. Offensive line was physical: The Wildcats offensive line will…

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College: 3 Observations from Rhode Island Spring Practice

April 15, 2022

It was a beautiful morning for a scrimmage in Kingston, Rhode Island this morning. The Rams scrimmaged and worked on situational football for two hours. Needless to say, the mood was spirited and there was plenty of contact. Coming off of a 7-4 season, expectations are high for the Rams heading into the up coming season. Despite that, URI needs to replace several key players on both sides of the…

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College: 5 things to watch for at Brown Bears spring practice

April 9, 2022

The Brown Bears kicked off spring practice on March 24th. After a week off for spring break, they returned to practice this week. The Bears finished 2-8 last season beating Colgate and Cornell. The Bears were competitive despite losing eight games. They were young, especially on defense particularly in the secondary. Brown returns several key players from last seasons’s team but they have a gaping hole at quarterback with E.J…

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