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(Photo courtesy of Andrew Maier, Brown & White)

Some interesting things in the press links, but first I'd like to call your attention to the "Media" Links on the left and the Webshots Albums. That's a holding area for all the pictures I've taken during the games I've attended, including the Lehigh/Fordham game that I just uploaded. Due to popular demand, I'll be uploading the Holy Cross/Lehigh pictures too soon as well. (For those of you who prefer looking a pictures of Lehigh victories, Lehigh/Princeton is there as well.)

Junior RB Matt McGowan, who was day-to-day early in the week, suddenly was available to go later this week for the Georgetown game, while some reports hint that senior QB Sedale Threatt was more banged up than was originally let on, which led to sophomore QB Chris Bokosky to get more reps in practice and get the start.

A good piece, incidentally on how Threatt took the news of splitting time with Bokosky, and some questions as well if Lehigh will be going with their "smash" attack against their old rival Colgate. Stay tuned.

Morning Call: New QB, TB Do Wonders For Lehigh in Rout
Morning Call: Threatt Showing Character
Express-Times: McGowan Helps LU Bounce Back
Brown & White: Hawks Break Losing Streak, Shut Out Hoyas
HoyaSaxa: Lehigh 45, Georgetown 0

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