Rhode Island rises to the occasion in upset win over Delaware

October 10, 2021

KINGSTON-It is not often that the University of Rhode Island is undefeated through five games. In fact, this only the fourth time in the program’s history. Thanks to Saturday’s upset win over Delaware, the Rams are 5-0 for the first time since 1957. In a game that was back and forth, it was Rhode Island’s special teams and a couple unheralded fifth year seniors that made the difference. With the…


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…


College: URI, UNH and Maine looking forward to a fall season filled with potential

July 29, 2021

After a shortened spring season that end prematurely for Maine, UNH and URI, there was a sense of renewed optimism for all three schools at CAA Media day on Tuesday. With training camps around the conference opening up next week, the head coaches for all three schools said they looked forward to the fall and playing a full season. The vibe was positive. No one echoed that sentiment more than…


College: UNH and URI look towards the future, opt out of remaining 2021 spring schedule

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April 8, 2021

At least they tried, right? The New Hampshire and Rhode Island football programs had full intention of treating this shortened spring season like any other one. While it obviously wasn’t going to be like any other season, both squads had their eyes set on winning a CAA championship no matter what it looked like. That pursuit came to an end this week when both the Wildcats and Rams announced they…


College: Maine, URI, UNH set for big weekend in the CAA

April 2, 2021

It’s hard to believe, but this short spring season for FCS teams is already entering its final weeks. After so much discussion, uncertainty and pure chaos trying to get this season up and running, FCS teams are now just a few weeks away from seeing this unprecedented schedule come to an end. While there has consistently been an eye towards preparing for the “real” season that’s set to start in…


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…


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…


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…


CAA: UNH, URI and Maine coaches meet the media as unprecedented spring season approaches

January 28, 2021

Who’s ready for some freezing cold football? The Colonial Athletic Association is set to begin its “spring” football season in just a few weeks, and while teams like Maine, UNH and URI will have to almost certainly deal with weather issues more often than not, all three programs can’t wait to get going. On Wednesday morning, the CAA had its virtual Media Day, with the CAA commissioner and 12 coaches…