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FCS Championship Game Tonight

The FCS Championship game is tonight (on ESPN2).

Go Griz!

We'll be back on our regularly scheduled program next weekend.

I promise.

Comments

Doug H said…
Strong game by Richmond.... And to think not that many years ago, Lehigh won that exciting playoff game at Richmond!!! Glad to see Spiders win... After all, they are an Eastern team of sorts....
ngineer said…
Yes, glad to see the Spiders win, and win decisively. Goes to show that a school with strong academics can properly balance with athletics. Richmond was always viewed as one of the smaller private schools that could possibly join the Patriot if the CAA falls apart. Obviously, with this success, that is more unlikely, but also shows that scholarships, as opposed to just grants in aid, can be done without harming those in the ivory towers.
Doug H said…
I agree.... my nephew from Long Island attended Richmond briefly and found it too southern for his liking.. but it is very similar to Lehigh in that it is a private school with a good academic rep.... there are several smaller private southern schools ( see Furman, Wofford) that have managed to balance having a full scholarship football program with keeping standards.. All it needs is money I guess to fund it since attendance at games sure doesn't fund it like it does as big time programs....

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