College: Week 7 Preview

October 15, 2021

Week seven features some big games with conference ramifications. Boston College hosts N.C State but there are other games that could have an impact on the end of the season and what happens next. Holy Cross hosts Georgetown in a game that will have Patriot League implications. Rhode Island travels to Towson to take a Tigers team that is 2-3 but dangerous. The Rams can ill-afford a let down after…

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College: New England Division One Poll for Week 7

October 11, 2021

The biggest story of this past weekend was UMass snapping their 16 game losing streak by beating UConn 27-13. It was a much needed win for both the program and for head coach Walt Bell. The other big story of the weekend was 18th ranked Rhode Island knocking off 9th ranked Delaware 22-15 at home. It was a huge win for Jim Fleming and the program. Here is our top…

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College: Week 6 Preview

October 8, 2021

Week six features some important games as the second half of the season commences. Boston College, New Hampshire and Holy Cross are on byes but the other programs in the area have games, big games in fact. Here is our preview to kick off the college football weekend in New England. #9 Delaware Blue Hens (3-1) at #18 Rhode Island Rams (4-0): The Rams have been impressive thus far this…

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College: New England Division One Poll for Week 6

October 4, 2021

With Boston College losing to Clemson, there is a shake up in our Top 15 poll heading into Week 6. So without further ado, here is our poll for this week. 1. Rhode Island (4-0): Rams beat Stony Brook in OT to go 4-0 for the first time since 2001. 2. Harvard (3-0): The Crimson look impressive once again in their win over Holy Cross. 3. Boston College (3-1): Eagles…

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College: Week 5 College Preview

October 2, 2021

It’s week five of the college football season. We are now into October, the make it or break it month in college football. The local division one programs have some big games today most notably Boston College at Clemson, James Madison visiting UNH and Harvard visits Holy Cross. Of course, there are other games as well. Here is this week’s preview of some of those games. #3 James Madison Dukes…

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College: Week 4 College Football Previews

September 25, 2021

Hard to believe that it is week four of the college football season but it is. There are some great non-conference games on the schedule for this week so without further ado, here are our game previews for some of the 15 Division One programs in the area. #23 New Hampshire Wildcats (3-0) at Pitt Panthers (2-1): Pitt was upset by Western Michigan last week so you know the Panthers…

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College: New England Division One Poll for Week 4

September 19, 2021

The Ivy League kicked off this past weekend so now the four New England teams in our poll have the ability to move up and down. There is some movement in our poll this week but the top stayed intact. Here is our poll for week four. 1. Boston College (3-0): It wasn’t pretty offensively but the Eagles got the win at Temple. 2. New Hampshire (3-0): Wildcats struggled with…

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College: Week 3 College Football Previews

September 17, 2021

Week two featured a competitive game by UMass, an upset by Merrimack and big wins by Bryant and UNH. The Wildcats moved into the top 25 after their big win over Towson. What does week three have in store? Well for one, the Ivy League season kicks off but there are some intriguing match ups as well. Here are our game previews for week three. Merrimack Warriors (2-0) at Maine…

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College: Week 2 College Football Previews

September 11, 2021

Week one featured some high scoring games and given the scheduled match ups this weekend, I would expect more of the same. Here are our week two previews. Purdue Boilermakers (1-0) at UConn Huskies (0-2): It has been a tumultuous week in Storrs. First former coach Randy Edsall announced he was retiring last Sunday. Then he abruptly resigned two days later. Enter interim head coach and defensive coordinator Lou Spanos…

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College: Recapping Week 1 in New England College Football

September 6, 2021

Image courtesy of WPRI 12 The Rams offense was impressive in a week one win over Bryant. Week one is in the books in college football. 12 of the 15 division one programs played this weekend and several made a great first impression. Here are my thoughts. 1. Merrimack struggled early on with St. Anselm’s, an old NE-10 foe but pulled away in the second half winning 55-23. Quarterback Westin…

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