• UMass Preview: UMass Minutemen (1-5) at La. Tech Bulldogs (4-1)
  • College: New England Division One Previews
  • Harvard Preview: Cornell Big Red (1-2) at Harvard Crimson (2-1)
  • High School: Week 6 games to watch
  • High School: MIAA Top 25 for Week 6

Patriots: Who are the Washington Redskins?

Here is a quick scouting report on the Washington Redskins. Head coach: Jay Gruden Offensive coordinator: Kevin O’Connell Defensive coordinator: Greg Munusky Special teams coordinator: Nate Kaczor Offense: West Coast Emphasis on three step drop passes and getting the ball out quick. Heavy use of tight ends and backs in the passing game. Predominately an 11 and 12 personnel team. Run a lot of inside zone and stretch running plays…


Boston College Rewind: Louisville 41 Eagles 39

Game Rewind: The Eagles lost a heartbreaker in Louisville yesterday 41-39. The Cardinals kicked the game winning field with 1:02 left in the game after completing a six play, 52 yard drive to end the game. The story of this game was once again the defense. They gave up 664 yards of offense and allowed Louisville to convert on 8 of 16 third downs. Needless to say, the Eagles have…


Boston College Preview: Boston College Eagles (3-2) at Louisville Cardinals (2-2)

The Eagles will look to bounce back after a tough loss to Wake Forest by hitting the road to play Louisville. The Eagles have had the Cardinals number of late beating them in their last two meetings. The game today will feature the first head to head coaching match up between Steve Addazio and Scott Satterfield. Here are three keys to the game. 1. Get off the field on third…


UMass Preview: UMass Minutemen (1-4) at Florida International (1-3)

After finally getting a win last week over Akron, the Minutemen will look to build on that performance when they hit the Sunshine State to battle FIU today. The two schools have put together a nice little rivalry in recent years that has featured some close games. This is the fifth meeting between the two schools. Here are three keys for the Minutemen in this game. 1. Defense must continue…


Harvard Preview: Howard Bison (1-4) at Harvard Crimson (1-1)

Jake Smith was impressive last week in the Crimson’s over Brown. The Crimson welcome Howard University to Cambridge for the first ever meeting between the two programs. After losing to San Diego in week one, the Crimson bounced back last Friday night beating Brown 42-7. Here are three thoughts on this game. 1. Jake Smith must carry over last week’s performance: Smith was terrific in the win over Brown last…


High School: Week 5 games to watch

KP, Mansfield meet again with huge implications on the line. Week 5 features several key match-ups with league and seeding implications. Here are our top games of the weekend. #7 Mansfield Hornets (2-1) at #6 King Philip Warriors (3-0): The best game of the weekend. This has become the best rivalry in Eastern, Mass. KP has won six of the last seven meetings versus Mansfield. The Hornets return a lot of…


High School: MIAA Top 25 for Week 4

Matt Maiona and the Wellesley Raiders cracked our top 25 this week. Let’s get right to it. Here is my top 25 for Week 4. The rankings have changed dramatically this week and with some big games on tap for this weekend, expect more changes next week. 1. Catholic Memorial (4-0): The Knights cruised to an easy win over Malden Catholic. A trip to Xaverian is on tap for this…


High School: 10 thoughts on Week 4

Do it all quarterback Will Prouty had a big game for Duxbury Friday night versus Hingham. Photo courtesy of Gary Higgins/Patriot Ledger Week 4 didn’t as many impact match ups as we’ve seen thus far in the high school football season but there were still some key match-ups. Here are my thoughts on the week that was. 1.Central Catholic survived over North Andover 33-26 but the Red Raiders are down six starters and…