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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 0

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 0

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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Pelletier, Casey, Mayes, And Lehigh Offense Put On A Show In 59-29 Loss To Stony Brook

Pelletier, Casey, Mayes, And Lehigh Offense Put On A Show In 59-29 Loss To Stony Brook

Lehigh Football Nation November 28, 2017 Comments Off on Pelletier, Casey, Mayes, And Lehigh Offense Put On A Show In 59-29 Loss To Stony Brook

(Photo Credit: Alec Turner c/o Lehigh Athletics) For those that care about these things, Lehigh entered the first round FCS playoff matchup 21 1/2 point underdogs. And if we’re being fair, that was probably

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Lehigh Battles Hard, But Gets Blown Out 59-29 To Stony Brook In 1st Round of FCS Playoffs

Lehigh Battles Hard, But Gets Blown Out 59-29 To Stony Brook In 1st Round of FCS Playoffs

Lehigh Football Nation November 25, 2017 Comments Off on Lehigh Battles Hard, But Gets Blown Out 59-29 To Stony Brook In 1st Round of FCS Playoffs

It was marginally better than last seasons 1st round loss to New Hampshire, but it still wasn’t close. After holding Stony Brook scoreless in the first quarter and battling back to a 24-14 deficit

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How Will I Watch Lehigh At Stony Brook in the FCS Playoffs This Weekend?  Plus Playoff Picks

How Will I Watch Lehigh At Stony Brook in the FCS Playoffs This Weekend? Plus Playoff Picks

Lehigh Football Nation November 25, 2017 Comments Off on How Will I Watch Lehigh At Stony Brook in the FCS Playoffs This Weekend? Plus Playoff Picks

For whatever reason, you didn’t make the trip to Stony Brook, New York.  You’ve popped your popcorn, iced your Yuenglings, and put the meatballs in the crockpot – and then you panic. How do

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1st Round FCS Playoffs: Lehigh at Stony Brook Game Breakdown and Fearless Prediction: The Best Lehigh Will Have Faced All Year

1st Round FCS Playoffs: Lehigh at Stony Brook Game Breakdown and Fearless Prediction: The Best Lehigh Will Have Faced All Year

Lehigh Football Nation November 24, 2017 Comments Off on 1st Round FCS Playoffs: Lehigh at Stony Brook Game Breakdown and Fearless Prediction: The Best Lehigh Will Have Faced All Year

At the very least, Stony Brook will be among the best defenses that Lehigh has played against all year, if not the absolute best. Stony Brook is ranked 21st in the FCS in total

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1st Round FCS Playoffs Game Preview: Lehigh at Stony Brook: Playoff Return To Long Island For First Time Since ’99

1st Round FCS Playoffs Game Preview: Lehigh at Stony Brook: Playoff Return To Long Island For First Time Since ’99

Lehigh Football Nation November 24, 2017 Comments Off on 1st Round FCS Playoffs Game Preview: Lehigh at Stony Brook: Playoff Return To Long Island For First Time Since ’99

I remember the last game Lehigh played on Long Island; I was there.  It also happened to be a FCS Playoff, or back then, I-AA Playoff, game.  It wasn’t against Stony Brook, who finished

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FIRST LOOK: 1st Round of FCS Playoffs: The Stony Brook Seawolves

FIRST LOOK: 1st Round of FCS Playoffs: The Stony Brook Seawolves

Lehigh Football Nation November 22, 2017 Comments Off on FIRST LOOK: 1st Round of FCS Playoffs: The Stony Brook Seawolves

By now, you know that Lehigh has drawn Stony Brook as their first round opponent in the FCS Playoffs. Let’s get more familiar with them by starting with the basics. Stony Brook is a

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Down by Double Digits, Halftime Speech Sparks Lehigh’s #Rivalry153 Rally As Lehigh Wins 38-31

Down by Double Digits, Halftime Speech Sparks Lehigh’s #Rivalry153 Rally As Lehigh Wins 38-31

Lehigh Football Nation November 20, 2017 Comments Off on Down by Double Digits, Halftime Speech Sparks Lehigh’s #Rivalry153 Rally As Lehigh Wins 38-31

For the first time all season, it was a dark, wet day for a Lehigh football game. It was not at all ideal for the more than 15,000 fans, and countless tailgaters that made

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What To Look For On Sunday For the FCS Playoff Pairings

What To Look For On Sunday For the FCS Playoff Pairings

Lehigh Football Nation November 19, 2017 Comments Off on What To Look For On Sunday For the FCS Playoff Pairings

Lehigh are the Patriot League Football Champs, and will be playing in the 1st round of the FCS playoffs. The FCS Playoff Bracket is going to be revealed on ESPNU at 11:00AM on Sunday

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QUICK RECAP: Lehigh Rallies from 24-14 Deficit, Ends Up Patriot League Co-Champs With Thrilling 38-31 Win over Rivals

QUICK RECAP: Lehigh Rallies from 24-14 Deficit, Ends Up Patriot League Co-Champs With Thrilling 38-31 Win over Rivals

Lehigh Football Nation November 18, 2017 Comments Off on QUICK RECAP: Lehigh Rallies from 24-14 Deficit, Ends Up Patriot League Co-Champs With Thrilling 38-31 Win over Rivals

As in most meetings of The Rivalry, there were a lot of ill Lehigh fans wandering around the stands at halftime. Not all of that illness is football-related, but the folks who live and

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#Rivalry153 Lehigh Senior Spotlight

#Rivalry153 Lehigh Senior Spotlight

Lehigh Football Nation November 17, 2017 Comments Off on #Rivalry153 Lehigh Senior Spotlight

Like I did last year, I compiled a list of a “greatest hits” of some of the published articles on all of the Lehigh football seniors.  They are below the flip. All of the

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