Fordham Football

Post-Game Report: URI def. Fordham 21-17

by Amit Badlani

The Fordham Rams fell to their namesakes, the Rhode Island Rams 21-17 in Kingston, Rhode Island on Saturday. With the loss, the Fordham Football team coached by Tom Masella drops to 1-2 on the season.

The Rams of Fordham were down 14-3 at the half, but QB Peter Maetzold lead a spirited comeback. He threw a touchdown pass to Carlton Koonce in the 3rd quarter and ran for a score with 3:52 in the 4th quarter to give Fordham a 17-14 lead.

Conversation with Coach

by James Passarelli

The Rams lost to the Huskies of Connecticut 35-3 in their season opener last Saturday.  WFUV football guru and play by play man Kyle Kesses talked to head coach Tom Masella about the tough loss and what the rest of the season looks like.  

Fordham Takes Next Step

by Kyle Kesses

September 1, 2007 is the most famous date in Football College Subdivision history. It was on this balmy day in Ann Arbor Michigan when Appalachian State shocked the sports world as they conquered the fifth ranked Michigan Wolverines in one of the largest and most intimidating stadiums in college football. The upset is still known as one of the most improbable in American sports history.

Rams QB Position Up for Grabs

by Kevin Price
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What started as a two man showdown appears to have become a three-way race for the Fordham starting quarterback position. Part-time 2010 starter Ryan Higgins and Griffin Murphy, who missed all of last season due to injury, came into camp vying for the job but found company in the form of Freshman Peter Maetzold, a Houston area product out of Friendswood HS.

Chat with Head Coach Tom Masella

by James Passarelli

The calendar reads August and as always that means college football season is just around the corner.  Fordham will again be ineligible for the Patriot League title and the automatic berth in the FCS postseason that accompanies it, but will still be playing a full slate of league games.

John Skelton's First NFL Start

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Fordham didn’t just make waves in college basketball last weekend; Fordham alum John Skelton took the field for the Arizona Cardinals, netting a win in his first career start. Skelton avoided many of the problems that often force rookie quarterbacks back to the bench after their first start. He didn’t turn the ball over, didn’t get sacked, and even completed 40% of his passes.

Patriot League Further Delays Football Scholarship Vote

by Tom Felice

The Patriot League announced yesterday that they have decided to defer a vote on offering athletic scholarships for Football.

This decision comes after the Council of the Presidents met on Tuesday. They do not plan to vote on this issue again for two years, giving them more time to study the pros and cons of the potential aid structures.