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Before the Purple: Week 9 Football Predictions

This will be the quickest blog post ever since I'm on my way to Fitton Field to see the Lehigh/Holy Cross game.

If you're unable to make it up to Worcester to watch the game today live, the game will be broadcast on TV on WFMZ 69 with Steve Degler and Mike Yadush calling the action. If you're not in the Lehigh Valley, there's some otehr special news: the game will also be broadcast live nationally on Fox College Sports Atlantic starting at (I believe) 12:30PM. As others have said, FCS Atlantic couldn't have picked a better game to select in terms of the Patriot League race.

Additionally, over on College Sporting News I wrote an article about "America's Top 20", detailing all the races for the (now) ten autobids to the FCS playoffs and the possible ten at-larges. As of right now, I have Lehigh picked to win the Patriot League - hopefully, this does not change after Saturday.

In that piece are my picks for Saturday's FCS games. Below the flip are my picks for the Patriot League games as well. (more)

Lafayette at Colgate. The big question is, can Lafayette exploit Colgate's defense the same way Lehigh did last week? I've got to believe they can.

Leopards Alive 29, Dead Raiders 20

Fordham at Bucknell. Head coach Joe Susan has an improving team - at some point, things will gel and they will start winning. Inconsistent Fordham is a good place for that process to start, but nevertheless I'll take the Rams.

Rams Tough Enough 22, Bison Burgers 13


van said…
Chuck, pards over gate? gone to the dark side?
Anonymous said…
Big win today, Lehigh band wagon has just a couple seats left on oit
Anonymous said…
Cecchini gets my vote for Assistant Coach of the Year.
Anonymous said…
No brainer vote, superior job. Coaching staff doing a great job. One or two can still go, but overall they are wonderful.

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