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Could Have Been Worse for Colgate RB Scott

It's been a tumultuous offseason for Colgate fans who have been twisting in the wind regarding the situation involving star rising senior RB Jordan Scott (and WR David Morgan). After reporting that the players were suspended in December for a burglary charge, the state's and school's punishments for the two athlete's infractions were squeaked into a light July news cycle yesterday - and it's caused a firestorm of discussion amongst Colgate fans.

Two Colgate football players are each serving 21 days in jail on charges of trespassing at a dorm room last December. Running back Jordan Scott and wide receiver David Morgan began serving the time at the Madison County jail last week after each agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor count of second-degree criminal trespass, said Hamilton village Justice Arnold Fisher. They will each serve a year of probation, too, Fisher said.Each student was originally charged with second-degree burglary, a felony.Looking over the NY pe…

Promotion To Assistant Head Coach And Strength & Conditioning Records

Coach Coen announced today some coaching changes that to me seemed very significant for the upcoming season.

First was the promotion of defensive line coach Donnie Roberts to assistant head coach, a move that to me seems like a fantastic move. Originally part of the Lehigh coaching "dream team" in the 1990s, his second stint with Lehigh has featured developing a defensive line that seems to be perennially loaded with all-American talent like NT Eric Rakus, DT Royce Morgan, DE Kyle Adams, and this year's all-American candidate in senior DL Brian Jackson. (Not to mention former NFL veteran DE Rich Owens and another one of Lehigh's best in DE Nick Martucci, who were under his tutalage in the early 1990s.) Roberts couldn't be a better choice for assistant head coach and I'm looking forward to see what his impact will be on the entire team defense going forward.

Other staff additions would not be complete with mentioning the two coaches which are off the staff:…