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Monmouth at Lehigh Game Preview: Mountain Hawk Defense Will Be Front And Center

Monmouth at Lehigh Game Preview: Mountain Hawk Defense Will Be Front And Center

Lehigh Football Nation September 1, 2016 Comments Off on Monmouth at Lehigh Game Preview: Mountain Hawk Defense Will Be Front And Center

“I hit him with a double move, and then I knew I had him beat,” Monmouth WR Eric Sumlin said after the game, thrilled with the play of his Hawks.  “It was a great

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LFN Season Preview: Veteran Offense Should Deliver Even More Excitement In 2016

LFN Season Preview: Veteran Offense Should Deliver Even More Excitement In 2016

Lehigh Football Nation August 29, 2016 Comments Off on LFN Season Preview: Veteran Offense Should Deliver Even More Excitement In 2016

The 2016 Mountain Hawks will be leaning on their offense to carry them in the early going on the season. That’s because they return eight starters from last year’s squad, which was one of

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LFN Season Preview: Searching For Lehigh Defensive Identity

LFN Season Preview: Searching For Lehigh Defensive Identity

Lehigh Football Nation August 28, 2016 Comments Off on LFN Season Preview: Searching For Lehigh Defensive Identity

There is one real adage when it comes to defensive football: if you sit around and wait for something bad to happen, it probably will. This season, the Lehigh Mountain Hawk defense knows it

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Know Your 2016 Opponents: Penn

Know Your 2016 Opponents: Penn

Lehigh Football Nation August 25, 2016 Comments Off on Know Your 2016 Opponents: Penn

We continue the series “Know Your 2016 Opponents” a mere 9 (!) days away from the opening of the 2016 football season. This might be a good time, for your reading pleasure, to remind

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Patriot League Training Camp Roundup, 8/22/2016

Patriot League Training Camp Roundup, 8/22/2016

Lehigh Football Nation August 22, 2016 Comments Off on Patriot League Training Camp Roundup, 8/22/2016

Let’s take a look at all the training camps around the Patriot League and see what’s up. Last week, I talked about the first week of Lehigh’s training camp and you can read about

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First Week Of Lehigh Preseason Camp In The Books

First Week Of Lehigh Preseason Camp In The Books

Lehigh Football Nation August 19, 2016 Comments Off on First Week Of Lehigh Preseason Camp In The Books

It’s hot, it’s muggy and it’s sticky, but all that’s doing for Patriot League football fans is getting them in the mood for football season. The Mountain Hawks, who are finishing up their second

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Know Your 2016 Opponents: Fordham

Know Your 2016 Opponents: Fordham

Lehigh Football Nation August 18, 2016 Comments Off on Know Your 2016 Opponents: Fordham

We continue the series “Know Your 2016 Opponents” a mere 16 days away from the opening of the 2016 football season. This might be a good time, for your reading pleasure, to remind you

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LFN's Five Burning Questions Of Preseason Camp

LFN's Five Burning Questions Of Preseason Camp

Lehigh Football Nation August 11, 2016 Comments Off on LFN's Five Burning Questions Of Preseason Camp

It’s almost here – the 2016 football season. On August 8th, the Lehigh football team finished their offseason testing and officially started in with the incoming freshman class. Head coach Andy Coen was very

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Lehigh Picked Tied for 3rd At Patriot League Media Day, Eager To Get To Work

Lehigh Picked Tied for 3rd At Patriot League Media Day, Eager To Get To Work

Lehigh Football Nation August 3, 2016 Comments Off on Lehigh Picked Tied for 3rd At Patriot League Media Day, Eager To Get To Work

The Patriot League officially kicked off the 2016 football season with football media day at the Green Pond Country Club, and Lehigh was picked in a tie for 3rd.  Colgate was picked 1, Fordham

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Know Your 2016 Opponents: Yale

Know Your 2016 Opponents: Yale

Lehigh Football Nation July 29, 2016 Comments Off on Know Your 2016 Opponents: Yale

Today’s “Know Your 2016 Opponents” series continues with the team that is predicted by College Sports Journal to finish 3th in the Ivy League: Yale. Although it would have been a great narrative coup

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Know Your 2016 Opponents: Holy Cross

Know Your 2016 Opponents: Holy Cross

Lehigh Football Nation July 25, 2016 Comments Off on Know Your 2016 Opponents: Holy Cross

Today’s “Know Your 2016 Opponents” series continues with the team that is predicted by College Sports Journal to finish 3th in the Patriot League: Holy Cross. Scared of the Purple People eaters this year?  I

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Know Your 2016 Opponents: Princeton

Know Your 2016 Opponents: Princeton

Lehigh Football Nation July 19, 2016 Comments Off on Know Your 2016 Opponents: Princeton

Today’s “Know Your 2016 Opponents” series continues with the team that is predicted by College Sports Journal to finish 4th in the Patriot League: Princeton. Lehigh’s visit to Powers Field at Princeton Stadium last

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Know Your 2016 Opponents: Bucknell

Know Your 2016 Opponents: Bucknell

Lehigh Football Nation July 15, 2016 Comments Off on Know Your 2016 Opponents: Bucknell

Today’s “Know Your 2016 Opponents” series continues with the team that is predicted by College Sports Journal to finish 5th in the Patriot League: Bucknell. Bucknell was picked to finish 5th in the Patriot

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Know Your 2016 Opponents: Lafayette

Know Your 2016 Opponents: Lafayette

Lehigh Football Nation July 11, 2016 Comments Off on Know Your 2016 Opponents: Lafayette

Today’s “Know Your 2016 Opponents” series continues with the team that is predicted by College Sports Journal to finish 6th in the Patriot League: Lehigh’s arch-Rival, Lafayette. (Last week, I published Know Your 2016

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Know Your 2016 Opponents: Georgetown

Know Your 2016 Opponents: Georgetown

Lehigh Football Nation July 7, 2016 Comments Off on Know Your 2016 Opponents: Georgetown

It’s finally time for the “Know Your 2016 Opponents” series! In parallel with College Sports Journal, I am doing a full Patriot League preview (among others).  Today we cover No. 7: Georgetown, whom Lehigh

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On Criminals And College Athletics

On Criminals And College Athletics

Lehigh Football Nation June 28, 2016 Comments Off on On Criminals And College Athletics

Where does it ever end? That’s the question I keep asking myself lately. It seems to have added up for me from six months of lunacy, one where collegiate athletic departments have been caught

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2016 Lehigh Football Schedule Features Every Nearby FCS Rival You Can Think Of

2016 Lehigh Football Schedule Features Every Nearby FCS Rival You Can Think Of

Lehigh Football Nation June 2, 2016 Comments Off on 2016 Lehigh Football Schedule Features Every Nearby FCS Rival You Can Think Of

As we hit the 92 day mark before the 2016 Lehigh football season officially starts, it’s time to take a look at the overall schedule – and opponents – the Mountain Hawks will be

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Six Possible FCS Wins Over FBS Teams, 2016 Edition

Six Possible FCS Wins Over FBS Teams, 2016 Edition

Lehigh Football Nation May 16, 2016 Comments Off on Six Possible FCS Wins Over FBS Teams, 2016 Edition

(Photo Credit: The Oregonian) Even though Lehigh isn’t taking on any FBS teams this season, it’s not too early to take a look at the 2016 college football schedule and look at some of

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Penn State Focus Shouldn't Only Be Paterno, But How Sex Crimes Were Handled At Penn State Overall

Penn State Focus Shouldn't Only Be Paterno, But How Sex Crimes Were Handled At Penn State Overall

Lehigh Football Nation May 11, 2016 Comments Off on Penn State Focus Shouldn't Only Be Paterno, But How Sex Crimes Were Handled At Penn State Overall

In the news last week came, essentially, four new claims of abuse that happened at the hands of Gerald Sandusky while he employed as a linebackers coach at Penn State. All are, at a

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Sandusky/Paterno Timeline Keeps Getting More Difficult To Ignore

Sandusky/Paterno Timeline Keeps Getting More Difficult To Ignore

Lehigh Football Nation May 9, 2016 Comments Off on Sandusky/Paterno Timeline Keeps Getting More Difficult To Ignore

The crimes committed by Gerald Sandusky continue to be a band-aid that is re-applied, and continuously ripped off, the arms of those of love Penn State. Already convicted by a court of law, Sandusky

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