College Football Preview

Widener running back Chris Randle
Widener University Athletics
Matt Leon
August 23, 2019 - 11:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Widener University football team is preparing for the 2019 season under the watchful eye of a new head coach. But he is a familiar presence. Mike Barainyak took over the program back in February after serving as offensive coordinator for the Pride in 2018. He...
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Lincoln University football
Bill Rudick
Matt Leon
August 22, 2019 - 10:39 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Lincoln University football fans are hoping that 2019 is the year the Division II Lions can finally break through. Since bringing football back for the 2008 season, Lincoln has never had a winning season — their high watermark has been a pair of 3-7 campaigns. The...
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Villanova University football
Villanova University Athletics
Matt Leon
August 21, 2019 - 11:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Villanova Wildcats will kick off their 2019 football season on Saturday when they visit the Raiders of Colgate. The Wildcats are coming off a 5-6 2018 season — 2-6 in the Colonial Athletic Association — which saw them hit hard by injuries. But head coach Mark...
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Head coach Ray Priore led Penn to a 6-4 record in 2017.
Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
August 31, 2018 - 1:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While most local college football teams are kicking off their seasons this week, the University of Pennsylvania is still waist deep into training camp. The Ivy League doesn't kick off its season until mid-September, so the Quakers still have plenty of preseason work...
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Redshirt junior A.J. Long will start at quarterback tonight for the West Chester University football team.
West Chester University Athletics
Matt Leon
August 30, 2018 - 12:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Division II West Chester Golden Rams will open their 2018 season Thursday night on the road, paying Bentley University a visit up in Waltham, Massachusetts. The Golden Rams are coming off a strong 9-4 2017 season during which they won the Pennsylvania State...
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Danny Rocco is in his second season as head football coach at the University of Delaware.
Mark Campbell, University of Delaware Athletics
Matt Leon
August 29, 2018 - 2:48 pm
NEWARK, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — The University of Delaware football team will open its 2018 season on Thursday night with a Colonial Athletic Association match-up as the Blue Hens welcome Rhode Island to Newark. Delaware is coming off a strong 7-4 2017 season (5-3 in the CAA). Danny Rocco, entering...
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Temple Owls quarterback Frank Nutile (18) runs into the end zone to score a touchdown against the FIU Panthers during the first half in the 2017 Gasparilla Bowl at Tropicana Field.
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Matt Leon
August 28, 2018 - 2:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Temple Owls got better as the 2017 season went on. After going 3-5 in their first eight games, the Owls surged down the stretch to win four of their last five and finished with a 7-6 record, which included victory over Florida International University in the...
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Senior safety Rob Rolle will lead the Villanova defense this season.
Villanova University Athletics
Matt Leon
August 27, 2018 - 3:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 2017 season was a difficult one for the Villanova Wildcats for one big reason: injuries. It wasn't just the amount of players who got hurt for Villanova, but also who those players were. Many critical contributors were lost for the season, and as a result, a 4-2...
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Dashawn Darden
Delaware Valley University Athletics
Matt Leon
August 24, 2018 - 11:35 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Delaware Valley University Aggies have been one of the premier Division III college football programs in the region for years. In 2017, they put together a perfect 10-0 regular season, won the Middle Atlantic Conference title and advanced to the quarterfinals of...
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Senior defensive end Kevin Stokes led Rowan University last season with 18 1/2 tackles for loss and 6 1/2 sacks.
Rowan University Athletics
Matt Leon
August 23, 2018 - 1:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Rowan University football team is looking to rebound from a rare off-year in Glassboro. The Division III Profs went 4-6 in 2017 (3-6 in the New Jersey Athletic Conference). They started the campaign 3-0, but then lost six straight before closing out the campaign...
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