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CFB Week 3: Your Weekend Lehigh Fan Viewing Giude

It's that time of the week where I share with you your weekly Lehigh fan viewing guide for Week 3 of the college football season.  Why go to website after website when all the information you need is right here?



Saturday, September 14th:

12:00 PM EST, Colgate At New Hampshire
Video Streaming at: UNHWildcats.TV ($10)
LFN Watch Level: Burnt Sienna (Strong Scouting Potential)
Live Stats

It's a great game, for sure.  It's certainly a huge one for scouting.  Unfortunately, though, it's a pay-per-view over the internet and it also will conclude at the time when Lehigh/Monmouth is still underway.  LFN's suggestion?  Use the live stats instead.

1:00 PM EST,  Fordham At Temple
Video Streaming: ESPN3 (free if your local cable provider provides it)
LFN Watch Level: Orange (Scouting Potential)

Live Stats

Not only does this game feature Fordham, future Lehigh opponent, it's also an extremely fair opportunity for the Rams to - yes - knock off an FBS team.  I think it's easy to see a scenario where Fordham runs to a lead, and holds on.  Follow the live stats when you're at Monmouth - watch the ESPN3 replay later.

3:30 PM EST, Alabama At Texas A&M
TV broadcast: CBS
Video Streaming at: CBS Sports.com
LFN Watch Level: Blue (Elevated)

Just because it's going to be fun to see QB Johnny Manziel lose.  Bad.

3:30 PM EST, Stony Brook At Buffalo
Video Streaming: ESPN3 (free if your local cable provider provides it)
LFN Watch Level: Blue (Elevated)

Another interesting FCS vs. FBS battle with a very fair chance for an upset from the SUNY from the FCS level.  The Seawolves are very much in show-me mode this year.  Will they show-me here?


3:30 PM EST, Delaware at Navy
TV broadcast: CBS Sports Network
Video Streaming at: CBS ULive ($$$)
LFN Watch Level: Blue (Elevated)
If you get CBS Sports Network, it will be worth checking out Patriot League FBS brother Navy attempt to beat Delaware, a hated Lehigh regional rival who, like Stony Brook, is still somewhat of an enigma thus far.

4:00 PM EST, Wagner At Syracuse
Video Streaming: ESPN3 (free if your local cable provider provides it)
LFN Watch Level: Blue (Elevated)

Normally this wouldn't be on the view list, but since Wagner played Georgetown this season, if the Seahawks do the unthinkable and knock of Syracuse, it would actually help the Patriot League's "schedule strength".   It's something to keep an eye on.  Just in case.

6:00 PM EST, Holy Cross at Central Connecticut State
Video Streaming at: NEC Front Row (free)
LFN Watch LevelYellow (Elevated)

Lehigh's last-week opponent vs. a league opponent later in the season.  Worth watching to see if Deep Purple can get things turned around, but also, a good yardstick to compare Lehigh and Holy Cross.


6:00 PM EST, Coastal Carolina at Eastern Kentucky
Video Streaming at: OVC Digital Network (free)
LFN Watch Level: Blue (Elevated)
It doesn't involve Lehigh opponents, but it is a battle between FCS Top 25 opponents that's streaming for free online.  Worth a look-in.

6:00 PM EST, Marist At Georgetown
Video Streaming at: Hoyas All-Access (Free?)
LFN Watch Level: Yellow (Elevated)
Live Stats

If Georgetown is tested by Marist, the Hoyas could be in trouble this year.  I thought I read that Georgetown broadcasts this season were free.  If they are, this is worth a look-in, of course, since they're a league opponent.  If not, well, there's always the live stats.

6:00 PM EST, William and Mary At Lafayette
TV: WPBH-60 or the Lafayette Sports Network
Video Streaming at:  CBS ULive ($$$)
LFN Watch Level: Red-Yellow (Scouting Potential)
Live Stats

It's worth mentioning that in some places in the Lehigh Valley, Lafayette games come in over the air on a local station, WPBH-60.  If you're one of the lucky dogs that get it, you're hooked up to see a top CAA team play against Lafayette.  If the Leopards win, too, it could again seriously help the Patriot League's "schedule strength".

7:00 PM EST,  Eastern Washington at Toledo
Video Streaming: ESPN3 (free if your local cable provider provides it)
LFN Watch Level: Red (Inferno Red)

The Eagles already knocked off a Pac 12 team in dramatic fashion, Oregon State, in Week 1.  A lot of FCS eyes will be trailed on this game to see if the Eagles can pull off another upset this week, this time against a MAC team.

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