Football Faces First Road Test on Saturday Night
Bronx, N.Y. -
The Fordham University football Rams travel to Villanova for their first road game of the 2012 season on Saturday night, September 8th, as they face the Villanova University Wildcats in Villanova Stadium at 8:00 p.m. (please note time change due to weather).
The game will be broadcast live on the internet at wfuv.org with Alex Smith and Mike Watts handling the announcing chores and Mack Rosenberg on the sidelines. The game can also been seen online by clicking here (Fee required).
The Rams enter after opening the 2012 season with a 55-0 win over Lock Haven University on Jack Coffey Field on August 30th, the school's 750th all-time win. Fordham became the 15th NCAA Division I school to reach the milestone, just the fourth NCAA FCS and the first non-Ivy League institution (Yale, Harvard, Penn and Princeton are the others).
This will be the 27th meeting between Fordham and Villanova on the gridiron. The Wildcats lead the all-time series, which started in 1897, 19-3-4, and have won the past 12 meetings, including a 24-10 win in the last matchups between the two schools, that coming in 2002 in the second round of the NCAA I-AA playoffs. The last Fordham win in the series came in 1920 when the Rams upended the Wildcats, 12-6.