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Lehigh Fan Viewing Guide Week Of 11/16/2013

Yes, Virginia, there are other big FCS games this weekend, even though it may not seem like it.

If you're not up in Hamilton for Biddle Bobblehead day, you can (and should!) catch all the action on the Patriot League network online, and catch the radio broadcast on

But there are actually other games that will also go a long way towards determining the FCS autobids as well.

To catch the critical Lehigh game, here are the links:

Saturday, 1:00 PM, Football: Holy Cross at Lehigh:
Audio at LehighSports.Com
Video via Patriot League Network
Live Stats

Whew!  And that doesn't even cover the full slate of important football games, both on your TV and on your computer.  In many cases, it's a free broadcast as well.

I'll go through these quick.

Noon: Sacred Heart at Robert Morris (NEC Front Row, free)

The final home game for RMU's only head football coach, Joe Walton, and one that might help put his Colonials in their first-ever postseason.

12:30 PM: Rhode Island  at Maine (Fox College Sports Pacific, check your local listings)

Maine can punch their ticket to the playoffs with a win over Rhode Island - they would win the CAA autobid.

1:00 PM: Eastern Illinois at Jacksonville State (ESPN3, free)
2:00 PM: North Dakota State at Youngstown State (ESPN3, free)
3:00 PM: Chattanooga at Samford (ESPN3, free)

Three FCS games with autobids on the line, all on ESPN3, all free.

Personally, my DVR will be humming with the two games I do get.

3:30 PM: Fordham at Lafayette (CBS Ulive $$$)

No playoff implications, but critical scouting information for Rivalry 149.

4:00 PM: Sam Houston State at Southeastern Louisiana  (ESPN3, free)
6:00 PM: Southern Utah at Montana State (America One, free)

Two more huge games - one, SHSU at SeLa, will likely determine the Southland championship, and the other, Southern Utah at Montana State, could be critical in determining an at-large bid.  If Montana State loses to the Thunderbirds, they'll probably need to beat Montana next weekend to make the playoffs.


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