Football heads to Colgate on Saturday



Rams end Patriot League road game

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Bronx, NY – The Fordham University Rams continue the 2021 season, Fordham’s 121st college season, by traveling to Hamilton, NY, to take on the Colgate University Raiders in a Patriot contest League at Crown Field at Andy Kerr Stadium on Saturday, November 20 at 12:00 p.m.

The game will be broadcast live on ESPN + with Eric Malanoski (pbp) and Jeff Bishop (color) announcing and broadcast live on WFUV (90.7 FM) and with Nick DeLuca (pbp) and Brian Rabacs (color) taking care of announcement tasks.

Fordham enters the game with a 6-4, 4-1 record in the Patriot League, and just lost 52-24 Patriot League to Holy Cross on Jack Coffey Field last Saturday while Colgate is 4-6 on the year, 4-1 in the Patriot League, following a 20-13 victory in the League at Lafayette.

This will be the 33rd meeting between Fordham and Colgate on the grill. The Raiders lead the all-time series, which began in 1989, 24-8. Fordham won the match last spring, 40-8, at Jack Coffey Field on April 3 as Tim De Morat completed 22 of 31 passes for 274 yards and ran for two scores while Trey Sneed ran 23 times for 93 yards and two touchdowns.

A few notes on the game:

• Senior wide receiver Fotis Kokosioulis leads the Patriot League and is third in the NCAA FCS in touchdown receptions with 12 this season.

• The 12 big catches are tied for third in a season in school history.

• senior quarterback Tim De Morat completed 145 of 234 passes (62.0%) for 2,139 yards and 23 touchdowns in the last seven games (six wins for Fordham).

• During the year, DeMorat completed 205 of 352 passes for 2,864 yards and 29 touchdowns.

• The 29 touchdowns are the fourth best total in a single season in school history.

• He leads the Patriot League and is sixth in the NCAA FCS in passing touchdowns.

• DeMorat leads the league and is 15th in the NCAA FCS for passing efficiency (150.4).

• Fordham captains for 2021 are senior defensive backs Jesse bramble, senior running back Trey Sneed, and senior offensive lineman Nick zakelj.

• No New York-area college football team has won more games since 2012 than Fordham, who has amassed 63 wins in that streak. Closest collegiate contenders are Sacred Heart (58), Stony Brook (57) and Rutgers (43), while the NFL Giants lead professional New York area teams with 59 wins in the past ten years. and the Jets have 53.


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