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Week 1 Preview: Pittsburgh Panthers

Villanova’s defense excelled at stopping the run last season. With new starters, a new year, and an opponent that features two promising RBs, do they have what it takes to continue that success and pull off the FCS shocker?

State of the Nova Nation: Episode 5

In this episode, we recap the big upset win at this year’s homecoming football game. We also look at the highly anticipated men’s basketball season opener and volleyball team continues to roll. Unfortunately there is no weekly conversation this week, but we compensate by removing the commercials this time! (Not that you could have skipped… Read More ›

Villanova Claws Its Way to Fourth Quarter Victory in Spectacular Defeat of Richmond

Villanova has been the underdog the majority of the season.  Most did not expect today’s game to be this close, nor did they expect Villanova to be in the game at all. Villanova looked different today, but in a good way. The defense was strong  as usual: but the Villanova aerial assault, not the running game, carried the… Read More ›

Defense, Running Game Shine in the Routing of the Rams

Smash mouth football was the name of the game for the Wildcats this afternoon. They came out and smacked around a weak Rams team from kickoff to the closing minutes. The game started strong for the ‘Cats, as with 5:53 to go in the first, quarterback Zach Bednarczyk would run it in from four yards out… Read More ›

Villanova Shows Some Muscle in 37-0 Shut-Out of Albany

Villanova has definitely moved on from the heartbreak they suffered against UPenn and William and Mary, because they did not look like a team that had just suffered back to back losses. In fact, they looked dominant. “This was the turnaround game for us this year,” Villanova head coach Andy Talley said.  “I thought we played really… Read More ›

Villanova Wins Fifth Straight Game, Beats Rhode Island 44-21

While many students headed home for Fall Break, Villanova football continued to work hard in preparation for their game today against Rhode Island. In the wet, overcast conditions, Villanova put up another dominant performance at home. The Rams came hobbling in with a record of 0-5 and they leave once again without a win. The… Read More ›

Villanova Falls Short in Great Fight Against Syracuse

From the opening kickoff, Villanova made it apparent that they weren’t underdogs. Offensively and defensively, they proved that they were able to hang with the FBS team from the ACC. In the first drive, Villanova’s offense showed glimpses of success. Slowly but surely, they were able to methodically move the ball down the field before ultimately having… Read More ›

16 Villanova Football Players named to the CAA All-Academic Team

Let’s take a quick break from basketball in order to take notice for 16 Wildcats who embody the meaning of a “student-athlete.” It is a term that seems to be fading nowadays with many players leaving college as soon as they can in order to move onto a professional level. As of the last few… Read More ›

About The Author

Eugene Rapay '16 created "The Bench Mob" in November 2013. He joined the Villanova Times in 2012 as a writer. A Westchester, NY native, who will bring top quality coverage of all things Villanova sports.

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