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Villanova surrendered 600 yards of total offense to the Knights.

Football Suffers 48–14 Loss Against UCF

Katie Lewis, Staff Writer September 17, 2023

The Wildcats flew south Saturday to take on the University of Central Florida Knights, taking the loss, 48–14. The game marks Villanova’s first defeat of the season, leaving the team with a 2–1 record.  The...

Head coach Mark Ferrante huddles with the team in its Saturday win over Colgate.

Villanova Football Looks Ahead to UCF

Owen Hewitt, Co-Sports Editor September 13, 2023

The only time Villanova has ever played the University of Central Florida in football was in 2006. It was the first year of the renaming of Division 1-AA to the Football Championship Subdivision. UCF was...

Jalen Jackson became the first Villanova player since 1947 to rush for at least 140 yards on eight or fewer carries.

Villanova Tops Lehigh 38-10 for Seventh Consecutive Season Opening Win

Owen Hewitt, Co-Sports Editor September 2, 2023

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Villanova won its season opener against Lehigh at Goodman Stadium Saturday afternoon 38-10, giving the Wildcats a 1-0 start to the season. Graduate running back Jalen Jackson became...

Villanovas win put it at 6-5 on the season and 4-4 in CAA play.

Football Wins ‘Battle of the Blue,’ 29-26

Owen Hewitt, Staff Writer November 19, 2022

Villanova football claimed the “Battle of the Blue” over Delaware on Saturday afternoon after junior quarterback Connor Watkins’ keeper and ensuing two-point conversion with just 1:11 to play gave...

Villanova drops to 5-5 with the loss against William & Mary.

Football Blown Out by William & Mary, 45-12

James Haupt, Staff Writer November 13, 2022

After a tough loss to Towson last week, Saturday was more of the same for the Wildcats, as they fell, 45-12, to a tough William and Mary team. The Tribe lead the CAA with an overall record of 9-1 and a...

Football drops to 5-4 with the loss against Towson.

Football Struggles in Blowout Loss to Towson

Jacob Artz, Staff Writer November 5, 2022

The game of football is won by excelling in all three phases of the game. On Saturday afternoon, Villanova executed none of these. The Wildcats (5-4, 3-3 CAA) struggled mightily against Towson (4-5,...

Through eight games, Villanova football has a 5-3 record coming off a win over Hampton.

Anders Said It: Football Deserves More Attention

Anders Pryor, Sports Columnist November 2, 2022

The Villanova Wildcats Football team gave Hampton a not-so-welcoming welcome to the CAA with a 24-10 victory over the Pirates to improve Villanova to 5-3 on the season. This was a step down from last...

Connor Watkins (No. 4) rushed for two touchdowns and added another in the air against Hampton.

Strong Defense Leads Football Past Hampton, 24-10

Owen Hewitt, Staff Writer October 29, 2022

Villanova football defeated Hampton 24-10 on Saturday afternoon, improving to 5-3 on the season and 3-2 in CAA play.  Junior quarterback Connor Watkins was 14-for-31 passing for 161 yards with an interception....

TD Ayo-Durojaiye (above) has 200 rushing yards on the season.

Football Looks to End Two-Game Skid vs. Maine

Owen Hewitt, Staff Writer September 28, 2022

The No. 14/15 Wildcats (2-2, 0-1 CAA) will look to snap a two-game losing streak when they visit Maine on Oct. 1 at 1 p.m.. The Black Bears are without a win on the season so far, though it is worth noting...

Villanova junior quarterback Connor Watkins was hurried and pressured on throws throughout the afternoon, and he was also sacked three times.

Offensive Line Struggles and Gets Banged Up in Loss to Army

Owen Hewitt, Staff Writer September 17, 2022

WEST POINT, N.Y. — With stalwart graduate center Colin Gamroth out against Army, Villanova was already spread thin on its offensive line.  Then, bad got worse late in the first half when sophomore...

Villanova surrendered 472 yards on 55 rushing attempts against Army’s triple option offense.

Army Only Attempts Two Passes in Rout of Villanova

Owen Hewitt, Staff Writer September 17, 2022

WEST POINT, N.Y. — The forward pass has been legal in American football since 1906.  Today, the Army Black Knights turned back the clock to the first Roosevelt administration to best the Villanova...

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