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Trump’s Disinvitation of the Eagles Commits the Cardinal Sin against Philadelphia – Slighting Them

Trump’s Disinvitation of the Eagles Commits the Cardinal Sin against Philadelphia – Slighting Them

Lehigh Football Nation June 5, 2018 Comments Off on Trump’s Disinvitation of the Eagles Commits the Cardinal Sin against Philadelphia – Slighting Them

Monday evening, less than 24 hours before they were scheduled to visit the White House, Trump “disinvited” the Super Bowl Champion Eagles from coming. The “reasoning” for disinviting the Eagles – if you can

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Pelletier, Duffy In NFL Training Camps

Pelletier, Duffy In NFL Training Camps

Lehigh Football Nation April 29, 2018 Comments Off on Pelletier, Duffy In NFL Training Camps

All WR Troy Pelleiter and OL Zach Duffy ever wanted was a shot at the NFL. After the NFL Draft concluded this past Saturday, they learned that they both would be getting a chance.

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Troy Pelletier Hasn’t Stopped Outworking His Rivals On His Journey To Professional Football

Troy Pelletier Hasn’t Stopped Outworking His Rivals On His Journey To Professional Football

Lehigh Football Nation April 24, 2018 Comments Off on Troy Pelletier Hasn’t Stopped Outworking His Rivals On His Journey To Professional Football

Many Patriot League football fans remember the 153rd meeting between Lehigh and Lafayette, one that ended happily for the Mountain Hawks. They might remember the MVP performance of QB Brad Mayes, or perhaps the

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Five Closing Thoughts On The 2018 Spring Session

Five Closing Thoughts On The 2018 Spring Session

Lehigh Football Nation April 23, 2018 Comments Off on Five Closing Thoughts On The 2018 Spring Session

(Photo Credits: Lehigh Athletics) Just like that, the 2018 Spring Session comes to a close this week, giving us a taste of what is to come in the late summer and fall. Here are

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Improved Defense Shines In 23-21 Win Over Offense in Brown/White Game

Improved Defense Shines In 23-21 Win Over Offense in Brown/White Game

Lehigh Football Nation April 22, 2018 Comments Off on Improved Defense Shines In 23-21 Win Over Offense in Brown/White Game

The Lehigh coaching staff took a page from Ole Miss’ spring game in their annual Brown/White scrimmage at Murray Goodman stadium. The scoring system Ole Miss used was to spot their defense a 23-0

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2018 Lehigh Football Spring Preview: The Offense

2018 Lehigh Football Spring Preview: The Offense

Lehigh Football Nation April 20, 2018 Comments Off on 2018 Lehigh Football Spring Preview: The Offense

(Photo Credit: Brown and White) Lehigh had one of the best offenses statistically in all of the FCS last year, excelling offensively in pretty much every facet. Look at the statistics page for FCS

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2018 Lehigh Football Spring Preview: The Defense

2018 Lehigh Football Spring Preview: The Defense

Lehigh Football Nation April 17, 2018 Comments Off on 2018 Lehigh Football Spring Preview: The Defense

According to the FCS record books for 2017, there are 123 Division I schools listed in the team statistical Rankings.  Out of 123 teams, Lehigh was ranked 119th in total team defense, allowing 477.7

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Paterno Apologists Try To Attack Fictional Portrayal In Movie With Fiction Of Their Own

Paterno Apologists Try To Attack Fictional Portrayal In Movie With Fiction Of Their Own

Lehigh Football Nation April 11, 2018 Comments Off on Paterno Apologists Try To Attack Fictional Portrayal In Movie With Fiction Of Their Own

This weekend, HBO premiered the movie Paterno, a fictional representation of the two weeks covering the span of time between Joe Paterno’s 409th career game and his lung cancer diagnosis. I watched the movie,

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Spotlight: Brad Mayes Using Spring Ball To Build For Chance To Threepeat

Spotlight: Brad Mayes Using Spring Ball To Build For Chance To Threepeat

Lehigh Football Nation April 10, 2018 Comments Off on Spotlight: Brad Mayes Using Spring Ball To Build For Chance To Threepeat

Lehigh’s spring session is in full swing, and there’s no question who the opening-day starter will be at quarterback, barring injury – that would be rising senior QB Brad Mayes. Mayes had a great

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Five Questions for Lehigh Entering Spring Football Practice

Five Questions for Lehigh Entering Spring Football Practice

Lehigh Football Nation March 19, 2018 Comments Off on Five Questions for Lehigh Entering Spring Football Practice

Lehigh’s spring football practice segment officially starts tomorrow, ending an agonizingly long period of football inactivity from the end of the 2017 football season. Tomorrow, the beginnings of the 2018 football team will take

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Agony and One Regret After Watching My Team Lose a Huge Game

Agony and One Regret After Watching My Team Lose a Huge Game

Lehigh Football Nation January 15, 2018 Comments Off on Agony and One Regret After Watching My Team Lose a Huge Game

I grew up in a family where the men didn’t easily show their emotions, a character trait that extended itself to sports. It certainly didn’t help that one grandfather, a proud military man that

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A COWBOY SHOULD BE THE TOP PICK

A COWBOY SHOULD BE THE TOP PICK

Dave Mitchell January 3, 2018 Comments Off on A COWBOY SHOULD BE THE TOP PICK

After Sunday, the final day of the NFL regular season, the first 20 spots of the NFL Draft are set. Because of their 0-16 record, the Cleveland Browns now own the first pick in

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Cleveland Browns Failure Starts at the Top

Cleveland Browns Failure Starts at the Top

Dave Mitchell January 1, 2018 Comments Off on Cleveland Browns Failure Starts at the Top

Over the past two seasons, the Cleveland Browns have won just one game in 32 attempts. Let that sink in for a moment. The Browns are 1-31 over a two year period. This 32

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LFN’s Top Blog Reads of 2017

LFN’s Top Blog Reads of 2017

Lehigh Football Nation December 29, 2017 Comments Off on LFN’s Top Blog Reads of 2017

We’re approaching the end of 2017, and it’s been an interesting year where Lehigh football fans have experienced a multitude of emotions: anger; sadness; redemption, and, finally, joy. As you all know, the Mountain

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Lehigh Inks 12 On Early Signing Day, And Here Are My Thoughts

Lehigh Inks 12 On Early Signing Day, And Here Are My Thoughts

Lehigh Football Nation December 21, 2017 Comments Off on Lehigh Inks 12 On Early Signing Day, And Here Are My Thoughts

(Photo Credit: Steve Hockstein/NJ Advance Media) Yesterday, Lehigh announced the signing of 12 football student-athletes to National Letters of Intent, or NLI’s. Nobody knew exactly what was going to happen in regards to student-athletes,

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Patriot League Commit Tracker, Class of 2022

Patriot League Commit Tracker, Class of 2022

Lehigh Football Nation December 21, 2017 Comments Off on Patriot League Commit Tracker, Class of 2022

(Photo Credit: Steve Hockstein/NJ Advance Media) With this year’s early signing period in December, along with traditional signing day in February and additional signing of recruits up until May, it felt like the right time

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With Early Signing Period Approaching, What Does Each Patriot League Football Program Need?

With Early Signing Period Approaching, What Does Each Patriot League Football Program Need?

Lehigh Football Nation December 18, 2017 Comments Off on With Early Signing Period Approaching, What Does Each Patriot League Football Program Need?

You may not be aware that this year the NCAA has not one, but two, signing day periods this year. Coined “Show Your Cards Day” by Arizona director of personnel Matt Dudek, Sports Illustrated

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Remembering Lehigh’s Battles With The Late Tubby Raymond

Remembering Lehigh’s Battles With The Late Tubby Raymond

Lehigh Football Nation December 12, 2017 Comments Off on Remembering Lehigh’s Battles With The Late Tubby Raymond

(Photo Credits: Delaware Online) When I heard the news Tubby Raymond, legendary Delaware head football coach, died last week at the age of 92, two immediate memories came rushing back to me. One occurred on

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Lehigh Wrestling Gets Superstar Treatment at PPL Center.  Lehigh Football Needs The Same At Murray Goodman.

Lehigh Wrestling Gets Superstar Treatment at PPL Center. Lehigh Football Needs The Same At Murray Goodman.

Lehigh Football Nation December 4, 2017 Comments Off on Lehigh Wrestling Gets Superstar Treatment at PPL Center. Lehigh Football Needs The Same At Murray Goodman.

“We knew it would be nice,” Lehigh wrestling head coach Pat Santoro said. “But it was even better than we expected.” Pat was talking about the reception his Lehigh wrestling squad experienced at Allentown’s

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Redskins beat Giants

Redskins beat Giants

Timothy Earl November 28, 2017 Comments Off on Redskins beat Giants

The Washington Redskins rallied late and held on to beat the New York Giants 20-10 on Thanksgiving night before a relieved and very thankful crowd at FedEx Field. A week after blowing a double-digit

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