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Villanova at Lehigh Game Breakdown and Fearless Prediction: Who Will Be Pennsylvania’s FCS Champion?

Villanova at Lehigh Game Breakdown and Fearless Prediction: Who Will Be Pennsylvania’s FCS Champion?

Lehigh Football Nation September 1, 2017 Comments Off on Villanova at Lehigh Game Breakdown and Fearless Prediction: Who Will Be Pennsylvania’s FCS Champion?

One of my favorite stories of the early Lehigh football era was the idea that Lehigh, Lafayette and Penn in the late 1800s battled for the “Championship of Pennsylvania”. In 2017, it wouldn’t be

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Villanova at Lehigh Game Narratives: Excitement High In Bethlehem For Top 25 Matchup

Villanova at Lehigh Game Narratives: Excitement High In Bethlehem For Top 25 Matchup

Lehigh Football Nation September 1, 2017 Comments Off on Villanova at Lehigh Game Narratives: Excitement High In Bethlehem For Top 25 Matchup

It’s different when you’re returning champions. That much was clear when sifting through all the preseason print pieces and videos covering the Lehigh Mountain Hawks. Expectations return – you’re no longer the “hunter”, as

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Villanova at Lehigh Game Preview: Battle Of Nationally Ranked Teams Highlight Mountain Hawk Season Opener

Villanova at Lehigh Game Preview: Battle Of Nationally Ranked Teams Highlight Mountain Hawk Season Opener

Lehigh Football Nation August 31, 2017 Comments Off on Villanova at Lehigh Game Preview: Battle Of Nationally Ranked Teams Highlight Mountain Hawk Season Opener

One has been here before; the other has not, at least not lately. Over the course of the last few seasons, Villanova Stadium has hosted all sorts of games involving Top 25 teams.  James

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Get Ready For The Season With The Ultimate 2017 Lehigh Season Preview!

Get Ready For The Season With The Ultimate 2017 Lehigh Season Preview!

Lehigh Football Nation August 29, 2017 Comments Off on Get Ready For The Season With The Ultimate 2017 Lehigh Season Preview!

You’re a Lehigh fan.  You have the tailgate chair, the BBQ Apron, and the cornhole set that’s of questionable legality. You’ve been stocking up on beer and beverages, ready to try new LFN “Drinks

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Lehigh Position Analysis: Skill Positions (QB, RB, WR, K, RS)

Lehigh Position Analysis: Skill Positions (QB, RB, WR, K, RS)

Lehigh Football Nation August 28, 2017 Comments Off on Lehigh Position Analysis: Skill Positions (QB, RB, WR, K, RS)

Spotlight On: QB Brad Mayes Rightfully, much of the focus of Lehigh’s football coverage this offseason has been on the offense.  That makes sense; after all, Lehigh ranked near the top of every receiving

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Lehigh Position Analysis: Defensive Backs

Lehigh Position Analysis: Defensive Backs

Lehigh Football Nation August 26, 2017 Comments Off on Lehigh Position Analysis: Defensive Backs

Spotlight On: S Sam McCloskey Lehigh Sports issued a release Friday evening that announced Lehigh’s team captains for the 2017 season. Some of the names, senior OL Zach Duffy and senior OL Brandon Short,

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Lehigh Position Analysis: Defensive Front Seven

Lehigh Position Analysis: Defensive Front Seven

Lehigh Football Nation August 24, 2017 Comments Off on Lehigh Position Analysis: Defensive Front Seven

Spotlight On: DE Tyler Cavenas and NG Jimmy Mitchell This past year, the NCAA mandated that two-a-day practices would no longer be allowed, which naturally has changed the way Lehigh has been camping this

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Lehigh Position Analysis: Offensive Line

Lehigh Position Analysis: Offensive Line

Lehigh Football Nation August 23, 2017 Comments Off on Lehigh Position Analysis: Offensive Line

Spotlight On: Brandon Short and Zach Duffy Somewhere after the end of the 2016 season, senior OL Brandon Short and senior OL Zach Duffy announced that they would be enrolling in graduate school at

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Know Your 2017 Opponents: Wagner

Know Your 2017 Opponents: Wagner

Lehigh Football Nation August 22, 2017 Comments Off on Know Your 2017 Opponents: Wagner

Most of the teams on Lehigh’s football schedule have become so familiar that it seems like they are on the Mountain Hawk football schedule every single season.  Ivy League teams, Villanova, Monmouth… to anyone

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Know Your 2017 Opponents: Penn

Know Your 2017 Opponents: Penn

Lehigh Football Nation August 20, 2017 Comments Off on Know Your 2017 Opponents: Penn

Last season, there were two iconic games that set the tone for the Lehigh football season – one a tough loss, the other a tough victory. The first iconic moment was simply called “the

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Know Your 2017 Opponents: Yale

Know Your 2017 Opponents: Yale

Lehigh Football Nation August 16, 2017 Comments Off on Know Your 2017 Opponents: Yale

The 2016 Yale Bulldogs might have experienced the biggest swings of any other school in college football. They experienced the low of getting destroyed at home against Lehigh, giving up an amazing 63 points

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Know Your 2017 Opponents: Monmouth

Know Your 2017 Opponents: Monmouth

Lehigh Football Nation August 14, 2017 Comments Off on Know Your 2017 Opponents: Monmouth

Monmouth and Lehigh have a lot more in common than meets the eye. They don’t share a conference – the Mountain Hawks are in the Patriot League in all sports, while the Jersey Hawks

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Know Your 2017 Opponents: Villanova

Know Your 2017 Opponents: Villanova

Lehigh Football Nation August 9, 2017 Comments Off on Know Your 2017 Opponents: Villanova

(Photo Credit: Akira Suwa/Philly.com) Writing a season preview about Villanova used to be the easiest job in the world. Just grab your boilerplate biographical information about future hall-of-fame head coach Andy Talley, do a

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Five Burning Questions For Lehigh Heading Into Preseason Camp

Five Burning Questions For Lehigh Heading Into Preseason Camp

Lehigh Football Nation August 7, 2017 Comments Off on Five Burning Questions For Lehigh Heading Into Preseason Camp

There’s a pretty good chance that senior WR Troy Pelletier, who made the Patriot League’s preseason all-Conference team and is on the Walter Payton Award watch list to start the year, will be the

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Preseason Camp Starts Next Week, But Lehigh Student-Athletes Have Been Preparing All Summer

Preseason Camp Starts Next Week, But Lehigh Student-Athletes Have Been Preparing All Summer

Lehigh Football Nation August 4, 2017 Comments Off on Preseason Camp Starts Next Week, But Lehigh Student-Athletes Have Been Preparing All Summer

(Photo Credit: New Hampshire Union-Leader) It’s easy to tune in to college football coverage at the beginning of fall practices, to see the accolades like preseason all-America teams and preseason all-Conference teams and not

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The 2017 Patsy Ratings: No. 1, Holy Cross

The 2017 Patsy Ratings: No. 1, Holy Cross

Lehigh Football Nation August 1, 2017 Comments Off on The 2017 Patsy Ratings: No. 1, Holy Cross

The pie-eating contests were what I loved the best about the Worcester Patsy Parties. Maybe it was the Purple People Eater moniker, the fact that they coincided with a particularly busy party weekend, it

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Patriot League Media Day: Duffy: “No Congratulations Are Needed”

Patriot League Media Day: Duffy: “No Congratulations Are Needed”

Lehigh Football Nation July 29, 2017 Comments Off on Patriot League Media Day: Duffy: “No Congratulations Are Needed”

(Photo Credit: Brown and White) With this year’s Patriot League Media Day being a Patriot League Media Conference call instead, the opportunity is there for media folks to tweet out things like preseason all-Conference

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The 2017 Patsy Ratings: No. 2, Lafayette

The 2017 Patsy Ratings: No. 2, Lafayette

Lehigh Football Nation July 26, 2017 Comments Off on The 2017 Patsy Ratings: No. 2, Lafayette

Frank Tavani always made sure the Patsies were celebrated in downtown Easton. Perhaps it was the Bourger Field House needing an event to host in February when the men’s wrestling team was out of

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The Ohio Baseball Weekly Show–July 24, 2017

The Ohio Baseball Weekly Show–July 24, 2017

Dave Mitchell July 24, 2017 Comments Off on The Ohio Baseball Weekly Show–July 24, 2017

http://f9d41f17c1e4f459d035-0d72378dff1ee64de53ca2718058030d.r21.cf2.rackcdn.com/OHBBWeekly07242017.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download After one week off, the crew is back talking about the Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds.  Mark Donahue and Dave Mitchell discuss what each team will

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The 2017 Patsy Ratings: No. 3, Lehigh

The 2017 Patsy Ratings: No. 3, Lehigh

Lehigh Football Nation July 22, 2017 Comments Off on The 2017 Patsy Ratings: No. 3, Lehigh

Where were you during the last Patsy Party at Lehigh? It coincided with morning cocktails, I think – the actual memory is hazy, a gauzy film hanging over the proceedings like Vaseline over the

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