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A Most Exciting NFL Draft Weekend for Lehigh Football Fans

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A Most Exciting NFL Draft Weekend for Lehigh Football Fans

There have been many football offseasons when I’ve covered the possibility of one, or perhaps two, Patriot League players getting signed as free agents playing at the next level.

This offseason, we might see something unprecedented.

Four Lehigh football players – QB Mike Colvin, TE Jamel Haggins, LB Billy Boyko, and, of course, WR Ryan Spadola – all have an excellent chance at finding themselves in NFL training camps in the next couple of months.

One – Spadola – is a strong candidate for being drafted this Saturday.
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Game Preview: The 148th: Lehigh at Lafayette, 11/17/2012

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Game Preview: The 148th: Lehigh at Lafayette, 11/17/2012

(Photo Credit: Ed Koskey, Jr./Special to the Morning Call)

When you study “The Rivalry” as long as I have, the overall trends of Lehigh students, Lafayette students, the football players, and the citizens of Bethlehem and Easton break apart, and the individual stories from each specific instance come to the fore. 

Specific “game to end all games”, detailed game riots,  freezing games, or unusually hot games get broken out, sometimes breaking from the normal expectations of The Rivalry in general.  The Rivalry endures, and there are similar stories of seasons being made, or broken, or riots, or order, but occasionally games do have variation.  Not every Rivalry game is the same..

The story of the 148th meeting of the most-played rivalry in all of college football is probably more different than anyone might have ever imagined before the season.

For Lafayette, the story is one of unmet expectations, unbelievable tragedy, and, ultimately, they hope, redemption.  For Lehigh, the story is one of nerves, loss of destiny, and, ultimately, they hope, redemption.
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Players of the Week and Press Roundup, Columbia at Lehigh, 10/6/2012

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Players of the Week and Press Roundup, Columbia at Lehigh, 10/6/2012

(Photo Credit: Kevin Mingora/Morning Call) It may have been pacing break, but the Columbia/Lehigh game wasn't lacking photo and video evidence that it occurred.I don't know if it was the overcast weather, the colder, more fall-like  temperatur…

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Lehigh 35, Columbia 14, Final

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Lehigh 35, Columbia 14, Final

Highlight reels can be very misleading.I'm not saying, dear reader, that Lehigh's 35-14 win over Columbia was bad.  Not at all.  The Mountain Hawks went to 6-0 this afternoon at Murray Goodman Stadium, in front of a pacing break crowd of a li…

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Your 2012 Mountain Hawks: The Offense

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Your 2012 Mountain Hawks: The Offense

He's still No. 15, but he won't be just running the Wildcat anymore.Senior QB Michael Colvin, the Morristown, New Jersey native that has waited patiently for his opportunity, finally earned the right to be the full-time starter for the Lehigh M…

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