The question of whether college football needs a playoff

Last season, the Crimson Tide picked up their fifth national championship in the last nine seasons, a feat unmatched in the AP Top 25 era.

The question of whether college football needs a playoff

And it came just in time for the Wildcats to handle Delaware. For Villanova CAA, overallit was its seventh-straight win in the series — the longest for either team in the game rivalry — and its 11th victory over Delaware CAA, overall in the last 12 meetings.

The team bracket is slated to be revealed today starting at What was pretty clear on Saturday afternoon, though, was the fact that Delaware got out-played again by the Wildcats. We just were unable to get off the field when we had to get off the field. I think we showed what we were capable of all year.

Rocco also revealed that Kehoe has been playing with a partially torn knee ligament for the past couple weeks. But the redshirt freshman, who was seeing his first real collegiate action, left the game after taking a hard hit the second quarter.

Delaware did have some success with senior J. Caruso in the second quarter before Henderson returned and played the whole second half. He completed of passes for yards with a touchdown and also gained 58 yards on 10 carries.

But Henderson, who was sacked four times, also lost 22 yards as well as a fumble. Freshman Nolan Henderson, the former Smyrna High standout, saw his first significant college action on Saturday.

The touchdown pulled Delaware within The Wildcats, however, responded with a yard scoring drive that took just eight plays and 3: But I feel like I settled down a little bit and got to what makes me, me.

It felt like it gave us enough momentum to get back in the game. Lee, who started in place of the injured Kani Kane, finished with 98 yards and two TDs on 14 carries. The senior totaled rushing yards in his last two games against Delaware. Now all the Hens can do is wait until the NCAA playoff bracket is revealed to see if their season is over or not.

Rocco said again on Saturday that he thinks there are teams from the CAA who will make the field. Regular-season champion Maine and James Madison,bothare locks.

Stony Brook, Delaware and Towson are all and all went against each other. This is the 12th time in the last 13 years that the Wildcats have won their annual rivalry game versus the Blue Hens, and the 11th time Villanova has won the Battle of the Blue game since the moniker was adopted in After Delaware scored on the opening drive to take a lead, Villanova ran off 21 unanswered points to take a halftime lead.

The Blue Hens cut the Villanova lead to at the 8: Villanova answered on its next possession when Forbes ran in from three yards out to put Villanova up after a seven play, yard drive.

The key play of the drive was a yard pass from Bednarczyk to Changa Hodge that set-up a first and goal at the three-yard line. Delaware closed out the third quarter scoring when Joe Walker caught a yard touchdown pass from Nolan Henderson to pull the Blue Hens within seven at Following a yard reception by Bell that moved Villanova to the Delaware yard line, Forbes caught a yard pass from Bednarczyk that gave the 'Cats a first and goal at the yard line.

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Two plays later Bednarczyk hit Bell with an 8-yard scoring strike and Villanova led with Each team traded punts before Villanova put the game away with 6: Facing a third and five from its own yard line, Delaware lost the ball on a bad snap and Wiley recovered at the Delaware yard line. Three plays later Forbes had his third touchdown of the game when he scored on an yard run with 4: Villanova tallied yards of total offense in the win, including yards passing and yards on the ground.

Bell finished with four catches for 54 yards and a score, while senior Jarrett McClenton Bensalem, Pa. The yard reception was the fifth longest pass play in school history. The Wildcat defense tallied seven quarterback sacks and forced four Blue Hen turnovers with two interceptions and two fumble recoveries.

The temperature was in the 40s, the wind was howling and for almost 30 minutes the defenses of nationally-ranked Delaware and Stony Brook dominated the other. Delaware, which hosts the rival Wildcats on Saturday at noon, has lost six straight to Villanova and 11 of the last 12 meetings.

The question of whether college football needs a playoff

They sniffed them out right from the very beginning and put us our heels a little bit. He was also sacked four times for losses totaling 34 yards. One of the few bright spots for the Hens offensively was the play of sophomore DeJoun Lee.The final games of October didn’t fail to disappoint.

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