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Lehigh fans’s reaction to the big task ahead of them this weekend seemed to echo what head coach Andy Coen said in this week’s Lehigh Football Report from LehighSports.com.
“Their defensive line. Holy Cow,” he said. “Their technique, their defensive end – ready for these numbers? He’s 295 lbs, 6’7, and he’s got an arm span that you can’t believe and he just wreacks havoc. It’s not just him. It’s a defensive philosophy that Villanova has had for the last 10, 12 years, and they’ve always played great defense.”
When look at Lehigh’s #NarrativeStreet this week, we can start there – the Mountain Hawks will be going up against “an FBS-level defense,” as Andy said.
Do I seem obsessed with the idea of Lehigh having a 12th game in 2013? Yes, I believe I am.
While my initial thoughts on a 12th game for Lehigh involved a lot of expense – for example, a possible trip to Bozeman, Montana to take on last year’s Big Sky co-champions Montana State – it so happens that there’s another possible 12th Mountain Hawk game that could come about that is not only a whole lot less expensive, but also would give Lehigh an extra home game.
The forces at work would not be from the FCS world but the FBS world. More accurately, a game versus Pitt and Villanova.
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