Jan 3, 2014, 7:11 PM EST
Welcome to our FCS Championship edition of the league’s Friday Morning Tailgate series, where we invite you to dig into the week’s clips from in and around the league ahead of Towson’s FCS Championship showdown with North Dakota State on Saturday.
NEWS & SCHOOL CLIPS
- The Sports Network previews Towson vs. North Dakota State in the FCS Championship.
- Craig Haley of The Sports Network breaks down the Tigers’ two quarterback options and the different looks they will present.
- TSN’s Haley also explains how central junior RB Terrance West is to Towson’s title hopes.
- Edward Lee of the Baltimore Sun looks at how Tiger senior LB Telvion Clark is making the most of his second chance.
- The Sun’s Lee reports on the role Towson’s injured players have played in the team’s run to the national title game.
- Lee and Childs Walker of the Sun cover the Tigers’ long journey to respectability.
- David Driver profiles a pair of Maryland natives in Tiger senior Eric Schuster and freshman Darius Victor.
- Joe Menzer of NCAA.com describes how Terrance West has taken full advantage of his opportunity at Towson.
- Eric Peterson of the Fargo-Moorhead Inforum writes about how West has found his way with the Tigers.
- Jarrod Breeze of NCAA.com calls senior QB Peter Athens a perfect complement to Towson’s offense.
- Simon Habtemariam of the Pressbox notes that head coach Rob Ambrose and his Tigers are not celebrating yet.
- Keith Mills of the Pressbox catches up with former Tiger WR and Baltimore Ravens practice squad member Gerrard Sheppard.
- Keith Idec of NorthJersey.com looks at how local talent Brian Dowling has savored his journey with the Tigers.
- Scott Wykoff of WBAL 1090 AM blogs about the Tiger Mania that has arrived in Baltimore with Towson’s trip to the title game.
- Nick DiMarco of ABC 2 News explains how Towson’s success has changed its fan culture.
- CBS Baltimore covers the excitement surrounding the Tigers’ FCS Championship appearance.
CAA FOOTBALL CLIPS
- Visit CAA Football’s FCS Championship Central page for complete coverage of Towson’s trip to the national title game.
- The league’s This Week in CAA Football studio show looks back at New Hampshire and Towson’s semifinal contests and previews the Tigers’ FCS Championship showdown with North Dakota State on Saturday.
- The conference’s weekly notes package featuring postseason notes, gameday storylines, standings, stats and more can be found on CAAFootball.com.
- League student-athletes have been honored on the FCS ADA, Associated Press, The Sports Network and Walter Camp All-America teams.
- CAA Football visited all 11 of our member schools’ campuses this fall. Find all of our On Campus coverage, including Going Deep features, campus tours, interviews and more on our official Every Day Is Saturday blog.
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