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Friday Morning Tailgate: Feb. 15

Feb 15, 2013, 11:38 AM EDT

Welcome to our Friday Morning Tailgate, where we serve up the week’s best clips, photos, videos and tweets coming out of news outlets and our member schools as well as from our many great fans. We also include some of our clips coming out of the conference office this week.

It may be the offseason, but there’s always news to be had around CAA Football.


  • Paul Tierney of The Delaware Review looks at Blue Hens head coach Dave Brock’s busy schedule bringing in a new signing class and coaching staff.
  • John Harvey of The Virginia Gazette assesses William and Mary’s signing class and the needs this year’s group addressed.
  • Brian McIntyre of Yahoo! Sports calls former Tribe cornerback Derek Cox a franchise tag candidate for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
  • Brian Ewart of SB Nation addresses the Big Ten’s debate about no longer scheduling FCS schools and what that may mean for Villanova.
  • Dennis Deitch of the Delaware County Daily Times looks at former Villanova All-American Matt Szczur’s steady focus on baseball with the Chicago Cubs.
  • Tom Layberger of the Main Line Media News examines Villanova’s focus on specific positions with this year’s signing class.
  • Charlie Merritt of The Maine Campus talks to Maine head coach Jack Cosgrove about his recent contract extension.
  • The Bangor Daily News highlights Maine’s recently announced 2013 schedule.
  • The Foster’s Daily Democrat notes New Hampshire senior Jared Smith’s invitation to the NFL Combine.