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Brett Snyder Needs Our Help

On Lehigh's web site there is a press release concerning an effort to raise money for Brett Snyder and his family. Recently Brett was diagnosed with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease. The Morning Call has also covered this as well - you can read that here.

I'm looking into what I can do on the blog to raise money for Brett, the Snyder family, or ALS in general. I will keep folks posted about this. In the meantime, if you go to the Brown/White game this Saturday (gates open at 11:00AM), there will be a table where you can donate to Snyder to offset medical treatment costs and other expenses.

UPDATE: For those of you who can't make it to the game this weekend, you can also contribute by sending checks to the football office. Be sure to make the checks out to "Brett Snyder" and mail them to:

Lehigh Football Office
ATTN: Brett Snyder
Taylor Gymnasium
641 Taylor Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015

From there, they will be forwarded on to Brett. If you want, add an extra .01 to show t…

Exclusive Transcript: Adam Bergen Interview

NFL Draft mania is nearing its zenith, and Lehigh Football Nation has the goods!

First of all, the CentreDaily has the following report on Adam Bergen's leap to the NFL. As happy I am concerning Adam getting some national attention from an AP writer, the article happens to contain 3 of my pet peeves regarding Lehigh coverage.

"Don't feel bad if Bergen's name doesn't sound familiar. Maybe only the most die-hard draft nerds or Patriot League fanatics have heard of Bergen". Marginalization of the player. Of course, if his name doesn't sound familiar, why is he freakin' writing the article?"National attention doesn't come easily for players like Bergen, who play in relative anonymity on small campuses with programs that have no national TV deals." Um, last I checked, Bergen's games were twice broadcast nationally on CSTV's I-AA game of the week - versus Colgate and Lafayette. And, it's not like I didn't spill a lot of ink on …

Final week of Spring Practice

The final spring practices for Lehigh are as follows:

Tuesday, April 19th (PM, tonight)
Wednesday, April 20th (PM)
Saturday, April 23rd (Brown/White Game)

Holy Cross announced today that it's Spring game will be broadcast online. It would be great if Lehigh could follow suit with their game...

Though you might be able to get home in time after the Brown/White game to see where TE Adam Bergen is drafted!

Tomorrow: Special NFL Draft Edition: Adam Bergen interview, analysis, fearless predictions