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2010 CAA Football Weekly Roundup – 12.16 — NCAA Semifinals!!!

Dec 15, 2010, 5:58 PM EDT

Yet again!!!  For the fourth-straight season CAA Football has two teams among the final four in the NCAA Division I National Championships.  Both Villanova and Delaware will play this weekend for an opportunity to advance to the National Championship game, Jan. 7, in Frisco, Texas.

No. 10 Villanova will make a cross-country trek to Cheney, Washington to face No. 1 Eastern Washington, Friday, Dec. 17 at 8 p.m. (ET) on ESNPN2HD and ESPN3.  No. 5 Delaware will host No. 20 Georgia Southern at Delaware Stadium, Saturday, Dec. 18 at noon on ESPNUHD 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?  Who has been the CAA Football MVP throughout the three weeks of postseason play?  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 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  Both of the league’s semifinal 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 linked up a several highlights from last weekends quarterfinal action.  Take a look at those by clicking on the following links:  New Hampshire/Delaware highlightsVillanova/Appalachian State Highlights.

Two more All-America squads were released this week.  Villanova’s Ben Ijalana and Richmond’s Martin Parker lead the way being named to part of each First Team squad.  Click here to see the Walter Camp Foundation All-America Release, or here to checkout the Associated Press All-America Release.

Two CAA Football alums are making NFL news and up for NFL honors.  You can vote for former Richmond running back Tim Hightower in the Fedex Air and Ground Player of the Week here.  The winner will be announced later this week.  Former James Madison defensive end Arthur Moats is up for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week…vote for him here.

Moats also made headlines last week when he knocked future NFL Hall of Famer Brett Favre out of the game and was a major reason Favre’s games-started streak came to an end.  Moats was on Sportscenter earlier this week talking about the hit and the ribbing he is taking from his teammates…take a look at that below.

New Hampshire assembled a highlight tribute to sophomore linebacker Matt Evans after he was named a Walter Camp Foundation All-American.  Watch that video below.

Rhode Island allowed fans to vote for its Play of the Year and the Rams released the winner this week.  Checkout the release here and watch the video below.

William and Mary wideout Chase Hill was on television last week talking Tribe football on Sportswrap.  Watch that below.

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