UMass: UConn Huskies (2-6) at UMass Minutemen (1-7)

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October 26, 2019

The Minutemen had a bye last week so they have had two weeks to prepare for the Huskies. UMass beat UConn last season. It was a huge program win especially when you consider both programs recruit the same players in New England. Here are three keys to the game. 1. Defense must give UMass a chance: It is well documented that the Minutemen defense is among the worst in the…

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Harvard: Harvard Crimson (4-1) at Princeton Tigers (5-0)

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October 26, 2019

If Harvard is going to contend for an Ivy League title, then they are going to have to go on the road and beat an undefeated Princeton team. It will be a tall task as the Tigers have one of the most potent offenses in the country. They will challenge the Crimson’s young but talented defense. Here are three keys to this game for the Crimson. 1. Ball control: Harvard…

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College: New England Division One Previews for Week 9

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October 26, 2019

Merrimack will look to make it two in a row when Presbyterian visits Andover. There are several important match ups this week in both the CAA and Ivy League. Here is our preview of the division one games in New England today. Brown Bears (1-4) at Cornell Big Red (1-4): Brown has an opportunity to win their second game of the season against a Cornell team that struggles to score…

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Boston College: The Eagles reminded us against N.C State that power football is alive and well

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October 20, 2019

Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images In this era of spread offenses and RPO’s, Boston College reminded us yesterday that power football is alive and well in the game today. The Eagles set the tone early against an N.C State defense that was number one in the ACC against the run. Head coach Steve Addazio and offensive coordinator Mike Bajakian made it clear from the opening possession that they were going…

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Boston College Rewind: Eagles 45 N.C State 24

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October 20, 2019

(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Game Rewind: Boston College physically dominated N.C State on both sides of the ball in a dominate 45-24 win at the Heights. Here are five thoughts on the game. 1. Eagles physically dominate the Wolfpack: The Eagles flat out dominated N.C State on both sides of the ball. They ran the football down the Wolfpack’s throat and controlled the line of scrimmage offensively. Defensively, Boston College got consistent pressure…

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Boston College: N.C State Wolfpack (4-2) at Boston College Eagles (3-3)

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October 19, 2019

The Eagles host N.C State today for homecoming. The Eagles are coming off a bye and they will be without quarterback Anthony Brown who is done for the season with a knee injury. Sophomore Dennis Grosel will get the start and is expected to be the starting quarterback moving forward. The bye week gave the Eagles an opportunity to acclimate Grosel to the offense full time while working to improve…

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Harvard: Harvard Crimson (3-1) at Holy Cross Crusaders (3-3)

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October 19, 2019

Harvard will look for their fourth win of the season as they visit Worcester to battle a much improved Holy Cross team that is coming off of their highest offensive output of the season after beating Brown 47-31 last weekend. Here are three keys to this game for the Crimson. 1. Set a physical tone early:┬áHoly Cross’ defense is undersized but fast. They can really pursue and they are well…

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College: New England Division One Previews for Week 8

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October 19, 2019

There are some great match ups this weekend including several Ivy League games that have major implications on ther season standings. Dartmouth Big Green (4-0) at Marist Red Foxes (1-4): The Big Green should have no problem dispatching a Marist team that gives up over 30 points per game. Dartmouth will be able to run and throw the football at will. The big thing for Buddy Teevens squad is to…

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UMass Preview: UMass Minutemen (1-5) at La. Tech Bulldogs (4-1)

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October 12, 2019

The Minutemen face an uphill battle tonight when they travel to Ruston, Louisiana to take a good Louisiana Tech team. The Bulldogs are 4-1 but their wins have come against Grambling, Bowling Green, FIU and Rice. All four of those teams however are better than UMass right now so this will be another challenging week for the boys in maroon and white. Here are three keys to the game. 1….

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College: New England Division One Previews

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October 12, 2019

It’s week seven of the college football season. There are several big games today in both the CAA and the Ivy League. Here are some thoughts on today’s Division One college football games in New England. 1. Yale travels to Dartmouth today in a battle of two undefeated teams. Dartmouth has been impressive thus far averaging 33.7 points per game on offense and 8 points per game on defense. Today…

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