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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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#Rivalry152 Senior Spotlight

#Rivalry152 Senior Spotlight

Lehigh Football Nation November 18, 2016 Comments Off on #Rivalry152 Senior Spotlight

Thought I’d put together this multimedia “presentation” of all the seniors that will be playing in #Rivalry152 tomorrow.  All the content here, pictures, videos, etc. are mostly courtesy of LehighSports.com, The Morning Call, Lehigh

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#Rivalry152 Game Breakdown And Fearless Prediction: Don't Sell Lafayette Short

#Rivalry152 Game Breakdown And Fearless Prediction: Don't Sell Lafayette Short

Lehigh Football Nation November 18, 2016 Comments Off on #Rivalry152 Game Breakdown And Fearless Prediction: Don't Sell Lafayette Short

We break down #Rivalry152 – and we give our fearless prediction, below the flip. When you take away The Rivalry, when you take away the emotions, when you take away the craziness, the energy

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#Rivalry152 Game Preview: Two Different Paths For Two Ancient Rivals

#Rivalry152 Game Preview: Two Different Paths For Two Ancient Rivals

Lehigh Football Nation November 17, 2016 Comments Off on #Rivalry152 Game Preview: Two Different Paths For Two Ancient Rivals

It is an easy narrative to point at the 150th meeting of The Rivalry as the turnaround for the Lehigh football program, where the Mountain Hawks got together after that bitter, bitter loss and

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This Week, The Rivalry Can Be The First Healing Step

This Week, The Rivalry Can Be The First Healing Step

Lehigh Football Nation November 16, 2016 Comments Off on This Week, The Rivalry Can Be The First Healing Step

In a world that is rocked by the division of ugly elections and the blowing up of the political order, the business of beating Lafayette in the 152nd meeting of The Rivalry offers a

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Jackson Comments Intentional and Lebron Bit

Jackson Comments Intentional and Lebron Bit

Dave Mitchell November 16, 2016 Comments Off on Jackson Comments Intentional and Lebron Bit

Friendship is something all people hold dear. Some more than others. But ever since Lebron James was in the third grade, he has surrounded himself by the same group. Notice I said group. James

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100 Years Ago, Lehigh and Lafayette Squared Off For The 50th Time

100 Years Ago, Lehigh and Lafayette Squared Off For The 50th Time

Lehigh Football Nation November 15, 2016 Comments Off on 100 Years Ago, Lehigh and Lafayette Squared Off For The 50th Time

“A special feature of Saturday’s game will be the press service for a special wire from the sidelines to the press box with will provide good service to newspaper men covering the game,” The

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FCS Games You Should Follow On Your Bye Week

FCS Games You Should Follow On Your Bye Week

Lehigh Football Nation November 12, 2016 Comments Off on FCS Games You Should Follow On Your Bye Week

Lehigh’s bowl game comes next weekend, of course, as they take on Lafayette in the 152nd meeting of The Rivarly in Easton.  After that bowl game, though, comes the FCS playoffs, and until the

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New to the FCS Playoffs?  Here's What Lehigh Fans Need To Know

New to the FCS Playoffs? Here's What Lehigh Fans Need To Know

Lehigh Football Nation November 10, 2016 Comments Off on New to the FCS Playoffs? Here's What Lehigh Fans Need To Know

For us Patriot League diehards, we know what the FCS playoffs are all about.  We know who’s in line for the autobid, we know who the No. 1 teams are, and we have a

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