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Saturday: Lehigh Media Day

As we approach "the most wonderful time of the year" (football season), our beloved Mountain Hawks are now entering their second week of practice. Lehigh's official website has announced on LehighSports.Com that Lehigh Media Day will be held at 10:00AM at Goodman this Saturday. Team pictures will be taken, and coaches will grant interviews with the local media until around 11:00AM. After lunch, the Mountain Hawks will scrimmage at Murray Goodman at 2:30PM for their regular summer practice.

I'll be unable to go (due to other commitments), but I'll be eager to hear the report from not only the local media but any fans who wish to give reports on what they see.

Now's a good a time as any to report what I've noticed so far in practice, from folks I've talked to and what I've researched so far.

Our "Class of 2010" got a little smaller as one OL (I can't remember his name) was removed from the list. It shouldn't be a huge issue for th…

PL Interviews: Dick Biddle

You may have heard some of my audio interviews on Patriot League Media Day on I-AA Waves the past two weeks, including the opening statements by executive director Carolyn Femovich, some Patriot League players, and some truncated interviews. I had many more but the quality of the audio was not good enough for broadcast. (Colgate QB Mike Saraceno's and DB Geoff Bean's interviews, for example, were unsalvageable.)

I'm going through them again and will be posting transcripted highlights here. Even though this *is* Lehigh Football Nation, I figure that Lehigh fans would be quite happy to read about the goings-on with other teams in our league. The first transcript will be Dick Biddle, Colgate's head coach from the past eleven years. I thought this peek into his views on his team, his coaching style and Colgate were a nice peek into a program that maybe doesn't get the proper respect from the traditional media - but should.

Tonight I'll be talking about Patriot League…