College: Division 1 previews for week 5

September 28, 2019

Earnest Edwards and the Black Bears could end up in a shootout at Nova today. Time truly does fly. It is already week 5 of the college football season. It doesn’t seem that way considering it’s still September. Here is our preview of all of the Division One games in New England this week. Duquesne Dukes (2-1) at UNH Wildcats (1-2): The Cats got a much needed 27-24 win over…


College: Thoughts on Week 4 in New England College Football

September 27, 2019

The Crimson opened the 2019 season with a tough loss at San Diego. Week four featured the Ivy League kicking off with Harvard, Brown and Dartmouth all in action. Here are some thoughts on the weekend that was in college football. 1. Boston College bounced back after their tough loss to Kansas with a 30-16 win over Rutgers. The Eagles got off to a slow start but grinded it out…


College: Division One previews for Week 4

September 21, 2019

Week 4 of the season is upon us. There are three important game Maine Black Bears (1-2) at Colgate Raiders (0-3): Maine is licking its wounds after getting blown out at home by Towson. Defense was Maine’s calling card last season, that hasn’t been the case thus far. They have give up 71 points in the last two games. Today’s game against Colgate offers them the best chance to bounce…


College: Thoughts on week 3 in New England college football

September 18, 2019

The Eagles defense was reminded on Friday night that they are young. Week 3 featured Boston College getting trumped by Kansas in a game many felt the Eagles were going to win. Here are my thoughts on the week that was in New England college football. 1. Friday night’s loss to Kansas was a bad loss for many reasons for Boston College. It is a loss on and off the…


College: New England college football preview for week 3

September 14, 2019

Maine and Towson have played some great games in recent years and today should be no different. Five local programs are in action this week. Here is a preview of the five games. #B Towson Tigers (2-0) at #7 Maine Black Bears (1-1): A huge early season match up in the CAA as the two favorites in the conference square off in Orono. Maine best Towson 35-28 last season. The…


College: Thoughts on Week 2 of the New England college football season

September 12, 2019

UMass has a lot of work to do after losing to Southern Illinois. Week two of the college football season featured a great game between New Hampshire and Holy Cross and a blow out at the Heights. Here are my thoughts on the week that was. 1. UMass losing 45-20 to Southern Illinois is about as bad a loss as the Minutemen have suffered in recent years. It is going…


NEFJ Game Previews for Week One

August 30, 2019

Bob Chesney’s Crusaders will have their hands full against Navy’s spread triple option offense. It’s week one of the college football season. Here are our previews and predictions for our local college programs for this week. Holy Cross at Navy: Bob Chesney’s Crusaders will have their hands full with Navy’s spread triple option offense. The Midshipmen are not as potent as they once were offensively but the option still give…


College Football: Bob Chesney is creating a winning culture at Holy Cross

March 22, 2019

Second year Head Coach Bob Chesney is turning the Holy Cross football program around by creating a winning culture and a big time college football atmosphere. Chesney, who came to Holy Cross from nearby Assumption College has turned the once dormant program into a relevant program that is once again on the rise. The Holy Cross administration has invested in the program in recent years with upgrades to the facilities,…