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2010 CAA Football Weekly Roundup – 11.4

Nov 4, 2010, 11:48 AM EDT

Weekly roundup time here on the blog and there is plenty of info below to help you get ready for the weekend. Our television promo is above so be sure to watch it so you know where to catch two of our five games this weekend.

We posted a new fan poll earlier today. It is located to the right as well as below…If the season ended before this weekend’s games which of the league’s 10 teams would make the playoffs? You can select as many as you think would get it…it isn’t a one-pick poll! This poll will close Saturday at 10 a.m., so come back then to check out the results.

We need some more participation in these polls! Only 15 votes were cast in this week’s Player of the Week poll!  Thanks to those who did cast their vote and congrats to UMass’ Tyler Holmes who logged 33% to win the recognition.  Pay attention to the games this weekend and we’ll post another Player of the Week poll Sunday…come back then to vote on your top performer.

A total of seven CAA Football student-athletes earned weekly College Football Performance Awards (scroll down to find the FCS listings), including the four the league office honored with its awards.

The CAA Football Pressbox will get you ready for this weekend’s five conference games.  Click here to access The Pressbox for all kinds of pregame media notes and depth charts as well as archive audio and video.  Check back Saturday to find the same gameday flipcards being used by the media.

We also encourage you to visit CAA Football Gameday Central Saturday morning at  Each of the five games will be featured with links to each contest’s livestat link, video and audio streams and more.  Come back to the blog Saturday morning to find a link directly to this week’s Gameday Central.

The Gridiron Power Index was released by The College Sporting News earlier this week.  Click here to take a look at the blog post about it.

James Madison is on the road this weekend against Richmond in what some consider a playoff berth elimination game.  Watch the preview below from JMU head coach Mickey Matthews.

Massachusetts previewed its matchup with Maine this weekend during its weekly television show.  The Minutemen also had a feature on long snapper Travis Tripucka.  Watch the preview and Travis’ feature below.

New Hampshire and William and Mary will square off in a Top-10 battle this weekend.  Head coach Sean McDonnell spoke to the media to preview this weekend’s game against the Tribe.  He also recorded a promo for the Cat Pack Day promotion UNH is running this weekend.  Checkout both of those videos below.

Richmond head coach Latrell Scott and a couple student-athletes met with the media during the Spiders’ weekly press conference Wednesday.  Take a look at those videos below to see how Richmond is preparing to face James Madison.

William and Mary also held its weekly press luncheon with head coach Jimmye Laycock in advance of the Tribe’s game at New Hampshire.  Marcus Hyde also chatted with the media.  Watch Coach Laycock and Marcus below…you can also watch some of Marcus’ highlights from William and Mary’s game at North Carolina last weekend.

2010 CAA Football…You Better Be Ready!!!