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College Football Coaches on the Hot Seat

College Football Coaches on the Hot Seat

John Hartzmark May 17, 2017 0

Another season, another round of preseason coaches on the “Hot Seat”.  Every year college programs want to see the win totals increase or stay pat from the previous season.  Who will be the first

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MIXON ALREADY WORKING IN HIS SECOND CHANCE

MIXON ALREADY WORKING IN HIS SECOND CHANCE

Dave Mitchell May 2, 2017 0

Before last week’s NFL draft, concern abounded over if and who would draft Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon. The former Sooner drew national disdain for hitting a woman in a bar almost three years

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Davenport, Kpassagnon Only Two Of Possible NFL Draftees Lehigh Faced Last Year

Davenport, Kpassagnon Only Two Of Possible NFL Draftees Lehigh Faced Last Year

Lehigh Football Nation April 28, 2017 Comments Off on Davenport, Kpassagnon Only Two Of Possible NFL Draftees Lehigh Faced Last Year

One of the more interesting aspects of covering Lehigh football for so long is the fact that you end up seeing future NFL players on their rise to the big show. In fact, two

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CHICAGO SAVES THE BROWNS

CHICAGO SAVES THE BROWNS

Dave Mitchell April 28, 2017 Comments Off on CHICAGO SAVES THE BROWNS

Thank you to the Chicago Bears. Because of their trade into the second spot of the NFL Draft Thursday night, the Browns were saved before they could make the biggest mistake of the draft.

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J-Hartzmark’s 1st EVER NFL Mock Draft

J-Hartzmark’s 1st EVER NFL Mock Draft

John Hartzmark April 27, 2017 Comments Off on J-Hartzmark’s 1st EVER NFL Mock Draft

For the first time in my sports writing “career” I am going to attempt a Mock Draft for the NFL.  I have done NHL mock drafts, but why not try the big one!  I

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Nick Shafnisky Is Pushing Hard to Get To Play at the Next Level in Football

Nick Shafnisky Is Pushing Hard to Get To Play at the Next Level in Football

Lehigh Football Nation April 27, 2017 Comments Off on Nick Shafnisky Is Pushing Hard to Get To Play at the Next Level in Football

“Don’t take anything for granted, just keep pushing.” Those are the words of QB Nick Shafnisky, told to The Whitehall-Coplay Press all the way back in 2013, about his preparation as a high school

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SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO?

SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO?

Dave Mitchell April 27, 2017 Comments Off on SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO?

Can the Cleveland Browns get anymore screwed up? On the day of the 2017 NFL Draft, rumors are flying that not only has the team decided on their first pick, one that will excite

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GARRETT THE PICK, BUT HASLEM THE PROBLEM

GARRETT THE PICK, BUT HASLEM THE PROBLEM

Dave Mitchell April 24, 2017 Comments Off on GARRETT THE PICK, BUT HASLEM THE PROBLEM

In two days, the Cleveland Browns have a decision to make. Do they take the defensive end in Myles Garrett that nearly everyone projects to be an All-Pro? Or do they bow to ownership,

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Lehigh Offense Continues To Impress During Spring Game, Win 48-34

Lehigh Offense Continues To Impress During Spring Game, Win 48-34

Lehigh Football Nation April 24, 2017 Comments Off on Lehigh Offense Continues To Impress During Spring Game, Win 48-34

Some spring games are loaded with drama as to who might be rising into starting positions. On Lehigh’s offense, which boasts a backup quarterback-turned-starter that threw for 1,000 yards last year, a 1,000 yard

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Despite 48-34 Win By Offense In Brown and White Game, Lots to Like From Defense

Despite 48-34 Win By Offense In Brown and White Game, Lots to Like From Defense

Lehigh Football Nation April 23, 2017 Comments Off on Despite 48-34 Win By Offense In Brown and White Game, Lots to Like From Defense

Many will look at the spring game final results and stats and see that the offense “won” this Saturday’s Brown/White game, 48-34. They’ll see a stat sheet they might expect from a Mountain Hawk

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QUICK RECAP: Offense Prevails In Brown/White Game, 48-34

QUICK RECAP: Offense Prevails In Brown/White Game, 48-34

Lehigh Football Nation April 22, 2017 Comments Off on QUICK RECAP: Offense Prevails In Brown/White Game, 48-34

It was good to see some football in Murray Goodman stadium today. Battling raindrops under an overcast, spring sky, Lehigh’s offense (the White team) won the “official” game, 48-34 over the Lehigh defense (the

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LFN's Look at the Spring Offense and Special Teams

LFN's Look at the Spring Offense and Special Teams

Lehigh Football Nation April 21, 2017 Comments Off on LFN's Look at the Spring Offense and Special Teams

(Photo Credit: The Morning Call) Going to practice this Wednesday, I wondered how things were going with the Mountain Hawks this spring. You never really know what to expect until you go, and on

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LFN's Look at the Spring Defense

LFN's Look at the Spring Defense

Lehigh Football Nation April 17, 2017 Comments Off on LFN's Look at the Spring Defense

Last season, a disappointed LB Colton Caslow talked about the Lehigh defense after a top 26-21 loss to nationally-ranked Villanova. Caslow, LB Pierce Ripanti and LB Evan Harvey had combined for 27 tackles against

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Curley, Schultz and Spanier May Serve Time in Jail in Penn State Scandal, But it Doesn't Feel Like Enough

Curley, Schultz and Spanier May Serve Time in Jail in Penn State Scandal, But it Doesn't Feel Like Enough

Lehigh Football Nation March 28, 2017 Comments Off on Curley, Schultz and Spanier May Serve Time in Jail in Penn State Scandal, But it Doesn't Feel Like Enough

Finally, I hoped, some justice would prevail. It had been 19 years since the then-President of Penn State, Graham Spanier, had emails hit his inbox that Gerald Sandusky was being investigated about an incident

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Position Switches Something To Watch In Lehigh's Spring Session

Position Switches Something To Watch In Lehigh's Spring Session

Lehigh Football Nation March 28, 2017 Comments Off on Position Switches Something To Watch In Lehigh's Spring Session

Probably the biggest news from the first few days of spring practice is a few changes on the depth chart that may not seem that important at first, but could pay off later this

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Lehigh's 2017 Spring Season To Feature Continuity On Offense And Special Teams, Even With Different Coaches

Lehigh's 2017 Spring Season To Feature Continuity On Offense And Special Teams, Even With Different Coaches

Lehigh Football Nation March 24, 2017 Comments Off on Lehigh's 2017 Spring Season To Feature Continuity On Offense And Special Teams, Even With Different Coaches

(Photo Credit: Gaby Morera/The Brown and White) There’s a lot of excitement in Lehigh Nation about the upcoming spring football season as the Mountain Hawks look to defend their Patriot League Championship. Some things

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Chad Greenway Retires

Chad Greenway Retires

John Hartzmark March 6, 2017 Comments Off on Chad Greenway Retires

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway is retiring after 11 seasons with the team. The team announced that Greenway will formally announce his retirement at a press conference Tuesday.  The linebacker was a great member

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Seven Positive Thoughts About All the Patriot League Recruiting Classes

Seven Positive Thoughts About All the Patriot League Recruiting Classes

Lehigh Football Nation February 10, 2017 Comments Off on Seven Positive Thoughts About All the Patriot League Recruiting Classes

It’s recruiting season.  Every incoming recruit is a Patriot League all-star, everyone is a first team all-American, everyone is undefeated.  It’s all good times, a chance for kids to be admitted to some of

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Why Just Sticking To Sports Will Never Work

Why Just Sticking To Sports Will Never Work

Lehigh Football Nation February 6, 2017 Comments Off on Why Just Sticking To Sports Will Never Work

One of the hottest topics in the sportswriting niche of the world has been the following online debate, kicked off by Bryan Curtis over at The Ringer.  The name of his piece was “The

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Lehigh's 2017 Recruitment Class Big on Championships and Big on Versatility

Lehigh's 2017 Recruitment Class Big on Championships and Big on Versatility

Lehigh Football Nation February 2, 2017 Comments Off on Lehigh's 2017 Recruitment Class Big on Championships and Big on Versatility

(Photo Credit: Dan Gleiter/PennLive) Head coach Andy Coen came into the conference room at Taylor Gym with a broad smile on his face – the type of face that comes from winning a Patriot League

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