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    Kennesaw St: FB: Registration for 2014 Brian Bohannon Football Camps at Kennesaw State Opens



    Registration for the 2014 Brian Bohannon Football Camps at Kennesaw State opens on Monday (Apr. 21). The Owls' head coach and staff will

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    Grambling: Listen to the Tiger Prowl Podcast

    04-21-2014 04:01 AM


    Grambling, La. (April 21, 2014) - Find out the latest information on what happened this weekend in Tiger Athletics

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    Saint Francis: Spring Game Offensive Preview

    04-08-2014 10:53 AM


    Offensive coordinator Eric Long breaks down each position group on the offensive side of the ball.

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    Saint Francis: Spring Game Defensive Preview

    04-09-2014 10:31 AM


    The Red Flash finished 2013 as the 10th-ranked defense in the FCS.

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    Saint Francis: Football Welcomes Brent Zierer to Team

    04-10-2014 08:56 AM


    The Red Flash will introduce its newest recruit at a press conference on Friday afternoon.

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    Saint Francis: Brent Zierer Officially Signed By Football Team

    04-11-2014 11:57 AM


    He can play two positions. He proved Friday that he could handle the bright lights of a television interview.

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    Saint Francis: Red Flash Spring Game a Success on Saturday Afternoon

    04-12-2014 09:50 AM


    LORETTO, Pa. (April 12, 2014) – It was a beautiful day in Loretto for the Saint Francis University annual spring

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    Savannah St: SSU Looking to Improve in Second Scrimmage

    04-04-2014 08:31 AM


    Savannah, Ga. -- The Savannah State University football team finished another solid week of preparation, which

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    Savannah St: Tigers’ Offense Impressive in Second Scrimmage

    04-07-2014 08:55 AM


    SAVANNAH, Ga. -- The Savannah State University football program had a buzz about them when they exited their locker

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    Savannah St: Tigers To Play Spring Game

    04-11-2014 03:26 PM


    SAVANNAH, Ga.- The Savannah State football team will wrap up their spring drills with the annual Orange &

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    Savannah St: Tigers Roar in Orange & Blue Spring Game

    04-13-2014 07:12 AM


    SAVANNAH, Ga. -- "How bout those Tigers?" Which ones? Those orange and reflex blues ones of Savannah

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    Alcorn St: Alcorn State 2014 Bravefest Set for April 12th

    04-03-2014 01:48 AM


    Alcorn State 2014 Bravefest Set for April 12

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    Alcorn St: Alcorn State Football 2014 Season Tickets on Sale Now

    04-07-2014 02:07 AM


    ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY 2014 FOOTBALL SEASON TICKET PRICES

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    Alcorn St: Purple Defeats Gold in 2014 Spring Game, 21-16

    04-12-2014 04:03 PM


    LORMAN - It was a beautiful day on the "Reservation" as Head Coach Jay Hopson and his Alcorn State Braves

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    SE Louisiana: Former Lion Nathan Stanley Making Mark With AFL's San Jose SaberCats

    04-06-2014 09:33 AM


    HAMMOND – Former Southeastern Louisiana quarterback Nathan Stanley is currently thriving as a member of the Arena

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    SE Louisiana: Spring Game Highlights Super Lion Saturday

    04-11-2014 07:22 AM


    HAMMOND – The defending Southland Conference champion Southeastern Louisiana football team will close out spring

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    SE Louisiana: Southeastern Closes Spring With Impressive Spring Game Performance

    04-12-2014 11:42 AM


    HAMMOND – The Southeastern Louisiana offense racked up 443 total yards, while the Lion defense was credited with

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    Nicholls St: Colonel Quarterbacks Shine in Final Spring Scrimmage

    04-12-2014 03:00 PM


    THIBODAUX, La. – The Nicholls State University football team wrapped up its spring practice with its annual Spring

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    Nicholls St: Lardarius Webb Helps Support Nicholls Athletics

    04-16-2014 09:55 AM


    THIBODAUX, La. – Former Colonel stand out and current Baltimore Raven Lardarius Webb has donated $25,000 to Nicholls

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    Nicholls St: Colonel Quarterbacks Throw Out First Pitch

    04-14-2014 09:00 AM


    THIBODAUX, La. – Nicholls State University football quarterbacks Tuskani Figaro, Beaux Hebert and Kalen Henderson

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  • Weathering the CAA in 2011

    The first two weeks of CAA play have done little to establish any team's credentials for 2011

    By Sam Partridge
    CAA Columnist
    College Sporting News

    After emerging relatively unscathed from an earthquake, a hurricane, a tropical storm and my difficult three month old girl, it seems like a good time for me to take a look around and assess the state of the CAA two weeks into the 2011 season.

    In recent years, the start of the season has played out rather predictably — i.e. start off with a few teams either beating or scaring the daylights out of some FBS schools, follow it up by beating up on some lesser non-conference teams and then navigate the CAA schedule.

    The usual result has been multiple playoff berths and a spot in the FCS championship game.

    Well, a funny thing happened on the way to CAA preeminence this year.

    In week one, outside of Richmond's surprising win over a woeful Duke team, the rest of the traditional powers got absolutely woodshedded, 40-17, 42-10, 58-22, 40-3 and 42-7.

    These are not the kind of scores we're used to seeing from Delaware, JMU, UNH, William & Mary and Villanova.

    However, while it might have been possible to explain away some of these scores due to the impact of weather on preparations, opponents looking to settle scores, bad starts, etc., the results from week two served to reinforce the idea that the CAA is not setting up to exert its recent outsized impact on the rest of FCS.

    Uninspiring wins over West Chester, Central Connecticut St. and VMI brought up more questions for Delaware, JMU and W&M than they answered.

    THIS WEEK

    Monmouth at Villanova — The Temple loss was a gut punch, but the Towson game was a shocking reminder that the days of Szczur and Whitney are long gone. Can the injury-plagued Wildcats right the ship and get things turned around before the CAA schedule starts?

    Rhode Island at Massachusetts — Two schools on the way out of the CAA, headed to much different locations. The Rams are a veteran team that showed they can play with the big boys are Syracuse last week. This is a good opportunity to get a better handle on what kind of team the Minutemen have this year.

    New Haven at William & Mary — Not much to learn from this one except that the Tribe offense better show up after two woeful performances.

    Maine at Albany — A decent win over Bryant and a deceptively close score at Pitt. Can the Black Bears get a win on the road at the Great Danes?

    Delaware State at Delaware — It took a playoff game to finally bring these two teams together, but this regular season matchup between the only two Division I teams in the First State should be a regular affair. Can the Hornets pull off a shocker against the suspect Blue Hens in only the second regular-season meeting?

    VMI at Richmond — The Spiders followed up the impressive Duke win with a sleeper against Wagner. VMI is another expected walkover, but it is important to see if the Spiders can do it in more impressive fashion.

    Hampton at Old Dominion — Fresh off a win over future conference foe Georgia State, the Monarchs look to stay unbeaten in the battle for the Tidewater area. This should be an entertaining rivalry for years to come.

    GAME OF THE WEEK

    James Madison at Liberty

    Without a doubt, this is the marquee matchup on the docket this week is the intrastate matchup where JMU goes on the road to Liberty.

    Before the playoffs expanded, this would have been a must-win for Liberty to give themselves a shot at an at-large bid, but now it's simply another opportunity to show that the Flames can play with the upper echelon of FCS.

    Much like William & Mary and Delaware, it's hard to draw much from the Dukes results so far, with a blowout loss at UNC followed by an uninspiring win over Central Connecticut State.

    Liberty, on the other hand, actually gave North Carolina State a game effort, outgaining the Wolfpack but committing an egregious seven turnovers.

    Still, the offense has shown it can move the ball, following up the NC State effort with 38 points against defending-NEC-champ Robert Morris in week two.

    In arguably the biggest out of conference game of the season for Liberty, I think the Flames will control the game offensively and take out the Dukes, 20-16.

    MY WEEK TWO TOP 25

    1. Northern Iowa
    2. Georgia Southern
    3. Montana State
    4. North Dakota State
    5. Appalachian State
    6. Wofford
    7. Richmond
    8. New Hampshire
    9. Montana
    10. Towson
    11. William & Mary
    12. Delaware
    13. Lehigh
    14. Eastern Washington
    15. Chattanooga
    16. Southern Illinois
    17. James Madison
    18. Stephen A. Austin
    19. Central Arkansas
    20. Southern Utah
    21. Liberty
    22. Jacksonville State
    23. Sacramento State
    24. Eastern Kentucky
    25. Rhode Island

    Clearly, the Towson ranking is aggressive, but going by the results of the first two weeks, the Tigers deserve to get some respect despite their history.

    And, while W&M and Delaware have been underwhelming to say the least, a veteran URI team deserves some respect for giving Syracuse all they could handle.

    In a final note, I wanted to send out some kudos to Terence Thomas for his work on the CAA the past couple of years.

    Terence's passion for the game was evident in his coverage and it was clear that Villanova's first FCS title was especially sweet for him and his son.

    His yeoman-like efforts will be missed by CSN and the FCS community.

    If I can get through a 10-K in Gloucester, MA on Sunday, I'll be back with more CAA news next week.