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2010 CAA Football Weekly Roundup – 12.9 — NCAA Quarterfinals!!!

Dec 9, 2010, 11:41 AM EDT

We live to play another day!  NCAA Quarterfinals get underway this weekend and CAA Football has three programs still alive, and all three will play in front of national television audiences.

No. 5 Delaware will host No. 11 New Hampshire, Friday, Dec. 10 at 8 p.m., on ESPN2HD and ESPN3.  No. 10 Villanova will go on the road to face No. 2 Appalachian State, Saturday, Dec. 11 at noon on ESPNHD and ESPN3.  Come back Friday night and Saturday afternoon to find our Gameday Central page link so you can follow all the the action with livestats, live audio, links to the ESPN3 broadcast and more.

Have you voted in our fan poll yet?  Which of the four quarterfinal games is the most intriguing matchup?  Vote below or you can also find the poll down the right column of our page.

CAA Football continues to Digg!  You can see some of the recent news articles we are Digging in the widget down the right margin of the blog.  Send us some articles/news links at caafootball@gmail.com if you find some features we may have missed.

The CAA Football Pressbox will get you ready for this weekend’s games.  Click here to access The Pressbox for all kinds of pregame media notes and depth charts as well as archive audio and video.

We also encourage you to visit CAA Football Gameday Central Friday evening and Saturday morning at CAASports.com.  Each of the league’s quarterfinal games will be featured with links to each contest’s livestat link, video and audio streams and more.  As stated above you can come back to the blog on each of the gamedays to find a link directly to this week’s Gameday Central.

Just a heads up on the post-weekend recaps you usually can count on from CAA Football.  Due to NCAA rules regarding championship play video we may not have too much in the way of video recaps.  If our schools have postgame reaction or any other video highlights we will link to them as best as possible here on the blog and CAASports.com.

To highlight the CAA Football matchup in the quarterfinals, we went back to the video vault to gather up the two previous New Hampshire/Delaware matchups.  Yesterday we posted a video recap of the 2006 contest between the two programs at Delaware Stadium.  New Hampshire came out on top 52-49…you can watch that below.  Later today we will have the 2007 contest in a video recap and plan to post it in a separate blog entry.  We will also have both in a single story on CAASports.com.  Be sure to go to both places to see that feature.

One of the nation’s FCS All-America teams has been released and CAA Football garnered six honors.  The American Football Coaches Association released its list earlier this week.  Checkout who CAA Football placed on the list by clicking here.

Massachusetts John Griffin was invited to participate in the FCS Senior Scout Bowl.  Griffin becomes the second CAA Football standout to accept an invitation to the showcase, joining Maine’s Steven Barker.

Rhode Island is recapping its 2010 Football season by posting top plays.  Checkout some of those below and logon to the Rams’ YouTube Channel to see the rest.

Richmond’s Eric McBride picked up another honor this postseason when he was named the Commonwealth of Virginia’s top linebacker and was runner-up in The Dudley Award voting — given to the top collegiate player in Virginia.

The Spiders also posted a release about a defensive back transfer who will join Richmond next season.  Former Georgia Tech safety Cooper Taylor plans to enroll at Richmond next semester.

Towson handed out its end-of-the-year awards at a banquet last weekend.  Senior captain Yaky Ibia was named the Tiger’s most outstanding player.  Click here to read the recap.

2010 CAA Football In The Playoffs…You Better Be Ready!!!