College: 3 things to watch for as Rhode Island kicks off camp

August 4, 2022

Image courtesy of University of Rhode Island Athletics The Rhode Island Rams have kicked off training camp and the goal is the same as it is every year. Win the CAA and make the FCS playoffs. The Rams were in the hunt for both last season but fell just short finishing 7-4. With a solid core of players returning and higher expectations, the Rams are ready to make another run…

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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 as the Rhode Island Rams open up spring practice

March 24, 2022

The Rhode Island Rams are coming off of a 7-4 season. A season in which they started 5-0. Despite finishing 2-4 down the stretch, the Rams were in position for an at large playoff birth the final weekend of the regular season. Now Jim Fleming and his staff must build off of last season while replacing several key seniors who were with the program for a long time. Luckily for…

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NFL Draft: Rhode Island’s Frimpong has eyes set on NFL career

February 26, 2022

If you’re going to play in the NFL, you obviously need confidence. If you’re going to play in the NFL after going to a smaller school, you need that confidence and a little bit of luck. For former Rhode Island receiver Ivory Frimpong, that confidence has been with him for quite a while now. Frimpong – who caught 36 balls for 494 yards and two touchdowns last year – is…

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Rhode Island: Rams add a solid recruiting class to fortify a strong roster

February 6, 2022

Image courtesy of Rhode Island Rams The Rhode Island Rams are coming off of a 7-4 season and need to replace several key seniors. Among those seniors are stalwarts wide receiver Ivory Frimpong, linebacker L.B Mack and defensive tackle Andre Biebault. 14 new players were added to the roster between December’s signing day and last Wednesday. It is a good blend of incoming freshmen and transfers. The Rams added four…

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College Camp Tour: Expectations are sky high for the Rams but they taking it one day at a time

August 10, 2021

KINGSTON- Depending on who you talk to, they will tell you that expectations haven’t been this high for the Rhode Island Rams in 36 years. The last time the Rams were expected to contend for a conference title going into a season was 1985. Head Coach Jim Fleming knows that the expectations for his team are sky high following a 2-1 spring season that saw the Rams beat both Villanova…

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College: Rhode Island stuns Albany for second straight overtime win

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March 21, 2021

Well, that didn’t take long, did it? Rhode Island matched its entire win total from a year ago on Saturday afternoon when the Rams stunned No. 18 Albany 17-10 in overtime. The win was a historic one for the program, marking just the second time in the Rams’ history they’ve beaten ranked teams in back-to-back weeks after winning an overtime thriller over Villanova last weekend. Rhode Island (2-0) head coach…

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College: Rhode Island’s upset over Villanova could be start of something special

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March 16, 2021

After going 2-10 in 2019, it wasn’t a surprise when expectations started out low for the URI football program entering this unprecdented spring season. When the Rams traveled to Villanova to take on the sixth-ranked Wildcats in Pennsylvania, no one expected Rhode Island to have a chance. As it turns out, the Rams had more than just a chance, stunning one of the top teams in FCS with a 40-37…

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CAA: Rhode Island finally opening against Villanova on Saturday

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March 12, 2021

At this point, the University of Rhode Island football program must feel like the kid at recess that got left out. Last weekend, rivals Maine and New Hampshire both got to play their first football games in over 400 days while Rhode Island had to wait another week. Now, that wait is finally over as the Rams head to Villanova on Saturday (1 PM) to kick off their historic spring…

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