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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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Recruit Q+A With DB Dre Blue-Eli

Recruit Q+A With DB Dre Blue-Eli

Lehigh Football Nation January 30, 2017 Comments Off on Recruit Q+A With DB Dre Blue-Eli

In the run-up to signing day, I caught up with a few of the new recruits to ask them about their recruiting stories and their high school football career. Today our subject is DB

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Recruit Q+A With DB Divine Buckrham

Recruit Q+A With DB Divine Buckrham

Lehigh Football Nation January 29, 2017 Comments Off on Recruit Q+A With DB Divine Buckrham

In the run-up to signing day, I caught up with a few of the new recruits to ask them about their recruiting stories and their high school football career. Today our subject is DB

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The 2017 Pre-Signing Day Big Board for Lehigh

The 2017 Pre-Signing Day Big Board for Lehigh

Lehigh Football Nation January 23, 2017 Comments Off on The 2017 Pre-Signing Day Big Board for Lehigh

With a little over a week to signing day, the incoming football class of 2021 is in real focus. I’m always hesitant to jump the gun on verbals to Lehigh.  I’ve been around this

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Story Of Philadephia Eagles' 1968 Mud Bowl Parallels 2016 Election

Story Of Philadephia Eagles' 1968 Mud Bowl Parallels 2016 Election

Lehigh Football Nation January 19, 2017 Comments Off on Story Of Philadephia Eagles' 1968 Mud Bowl Parallels 2016 Election

How do you write about sports when it doesn’t feel like a game anymore? This is the crux of the question I’ve been struggling with over the last few weeks. Like many of you,

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Lehigh Football Recruiting: Analyzing Needs For Class of 2021

Lehigh Football Recruiting: Analyzing Needs For Class of 2021

Lehigh Football Nation December 28, 2016 Comments Off on Lehigh Football Recruiting: Analyzing Needs For Class of 2021

Is it already time to ask Santa for a bag filled with new Lehigh recruits? Since the conclusion of Lehigh’s championship 2016 football season, head coach Andy Coen and all of his assistant coaches

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2016 Season In Review: Mountain Hawks Complete Five Year Trek To Patriot League Championship

2016 Season In Review: Mountain Hawks Complete Five Year Trek To Patriot League Championship

Lehigh Football Nation December 23, 2016 Comments Off on 2016 Season In Review: Mountain Hawks Complete Five Year Trek To Patriot League Championship

Kids come to play football at Lehigh because they want their games to matter. They come to Lehigh willing to sacrifice so much, because they want to win games, of course, but they also

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What Are You Doing the Night of Lehigh's 2017 Home Opener?

What Are You Doing the Night of Lehigh's 2017 Home Opener?

Lehigh Football Nation December 8, 2016 Comments Off on What Are You Doing the Night of Lehigh's 2017 Home Opener?

I have this vision. It’s the weekend of the home opener at Murray Goodman Stadium, Labor Day weekend.  It could be a Thursday, Friday, or Saturday. And it’s 6:00 PM. In 2018, the Lehigh

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Frank Tavani Retires After Thirty Years Of Rivalries And Thirty Years At Lafayette

Frank Tavani Retires After Thirty Years Of Rivalries And Thirty Years At Lafayette

Lehigh Football Nation December 1, 2016 Comments Off on Frank Tavani Retires After Thirty Years Of Rivalries And Thirty Years At Lafayette

The first time I asked a question of Lafayette head football coach Frank Tavani was in 2004. It was at Fisher Field, and I had just spent my first game ever in the press

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Hints, And Only Hints, Of A Championship Lehigh Football Team In Big Loss to UNH, 64-21

Hints, And Only Hints, Of A Championship Lehigh Football Team In Big Loss to UNH, 64-21

Lehigh Football Nation November 29, 2016 Comments Off on Hints, And Only Hints, Of A Championship Lehigh Football Team In Big Loss to UNH, 64-21

It would be all so easy if football were a video game. If the players were pixels, with easy-to-read sliders with their statistics on them. ESCAPABILITY: 72TOUGHNESS: 91 Then the FCS playoffs would be

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QUICK RECAP: Lehigh's Season Comes To Close After Dominating 64-21 Defeat To UNH

QUICK RECAP: Lehigh's Season Comes To Close After Dominating 64-21 Defeat To UNH

Lehigh Football Nation November 26, 2016 Comments Off on QUICK RECAP: Lehigh's Season Comes To Close After Dominating 64-21 Defeat To UNH

Right from the opening drive it didn’t feel like it was going to be Lehigh’s day. With sophomore QB Brad Mayes in for senior QB Nick Shafnisky, who was unable to start due to

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Watching the Lehigh/New Hampshire Game Today (ESPN3)

Watching the Lehigh/New Hampshire Game Today (ESPN3)

Lehigh Football Nation November 26, 2016 Comments Off on Watching the Lehigh/New Hampshire Game Today (ESPN3)

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

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Lehigh at UNH Game Breakdown And Fearless Prediction: FCS Game of the Week

Lehigh at UNH Game Breakdown And Fearless Prediction: FCS Game of the Week

Lehigh Football Nation November 26, 2016 Comments Off on Lehigh at UNH Game Breakdown And Fearless Prediction: FCS Game of the Week

We break down the FCS Playoffs Game of the Week below the flip. You heard right. One of my FCS Playoff pet peeves (especially in the first round) is that, for some reason, ESPN

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Lehigh At New Hampshire Game Narrative Street: UNH Remembers Last Year's Loss To Colgate

Lehigh At New Hampshire Game Narrative Street: UNH Remembers Last Year's Loss To Colgate

Lehigh Football Nation November 25, 2016 Comments Off on Lehigh At New Hampshire Game Narrative Street: UNH Remembers Last Year's Loss To Colgate

In order to understand how UNH will be looking at this weekend’s game against Lehigh, you need to go back to the narrative of last week. And then, you need to go back to

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Lehigh at New Hampshire Playoff Preview: The Granite State's Boulevard of Broken Dreams

Lehigh at New Hampshire Playoff Preview: The Granite State's Boulevard of Broken Dreams

Lehigh Football Nation November 24, 2016 Comments Off on Lehigh at New Hampshire Playoff Preview: The Granite State's Boulevard of Broken Dreams

“The Engineer football team once again showed their supremacy over the Yankee Conference leaders by defeating the University of New Hampshire (UNH) Wildcats, 16-3,” read the October 26th edition of The Brown and White in

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Why Didn't Lehigh Host?  And Other FCS Playoff Thoughts

Why Didn't Lehigh Host? And Other FCS Playoff Thoughts

Lehigh Football Nation November 23, 2016 Comments Off on Why Didn't Lehigh Host? And Other FCS Playoff Thoughts

By now you probably know that Lehigh is headed to New Hampshire on Saturday to face off against the Wildcats in the first round of the FCS Playoffs. About this, some of you are

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Fate Determined That Lehigh Would Crush The Sweet Dreams Of Their Rival Lafayette, 45-21

Fate Determined That Lehigh Would Crush The Sweet Dreams Of Their Rival Lafayette, 45-21

Lehigh Football Nation November 22, 2016 Comments Off on Fate Determined That Lehigh Would Crush The Sweet Dreams Of Their Rival Lafayette, 45-21

The parties raged on in the parking garage next to Fisher Field, which were packed with Lafayette fans eager to enjoy a party with plenty of great food and copious drinks. The tiny businesses

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Round 1 of the 2017 FCS Playoffs: Lehigh vs. New Hampshire!

Round 1 of the 2017 FCS Playoffs: Lehigh vs. New Hampshire!

Lehigh Football Nation November 21, 2016 Comments Off on Round 1 of the 2017 FCS Playoffs: Lehigh vs. New Hampshire!

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: As a reward for being the surprise outright winner of the Patriot League football championship, the reward is a trip to New Hampshire, the winner headed to

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Where Will Lehigh Play in the Playoffs?

Where Will Lehigh Play in the Playoffs?

Lehigh Football Nation November 20, 2016 Comments Off on Where Will Lehigh Play in the Playoffs?

Let’s just put it this way: After looking at the mock brackets from around FCS Nation, mocking it out myself, trying to go over as many possible scenarios that I possibly can – I

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QUICK RECAP: Lehigh Dominates The Leopards In A 45-21 Rivalry Win

QUICK RECAP: Lehigh Dominates The Leopards In A 45-21 Rivalry Win

Lehigh Football Nation November 19, 2016 Comments Off on QUICK RECAP: Lehigh Dominates The Leopards In A 45-21 Rivalry Win

In the most-played college football Rivalry, there was a mild concern of complacency on the Lehigh side. Would they be able to manage the emotions of the Rivalry after a bye week?  Would they

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