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Villanova No. 2 in CAA Preseason Football Poll

Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 11:58 AM
BALTIMORE - A year after being the preseason pick to win the Colonial Athletic Association football title, Villanova enters this season as the No. 2 team. New Hampshire, a semifinalist in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs last season, tops the CAA preseason poll with 15 first of the 24... Read more

Villanova football not looking too far ahead

Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 5:18 PM
Villanova is now ranked No. 24 in the latest Sports Network Football Championship Subdivision poll, but coach Andy Talley won’t allow his team to look too far ahead or dwell on recent national attention. The Wildcats bounced back from a 28-17 loss to Richmond in Saturday’s convincing 38-14... Read more

Video: Andy Talley ready for Villanova's CAA opener

Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 6:02 PM
Villanova football coach Andy Talley chatted with The Inquirer's Marc Narducci at the weekly local college football coaches' luncheon about the Wildcats' Colonial Athletic Association opener against Rhode Island this coming Saturday. (Video by Marc Narducci/The Philadelphia Inquirer) Read more

Video: 'Nova football ready for home opener against Fordham

Wednesday, September 5, 2012, 6:05 PM
The Inquirer's Marc Narducci catches up with Villanova football coach Andy Talley ahead of the Wildcats' home opener against Fordham on Saturday. Read more

Villanova football to have three games televised in 2012

Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 2:48 PM
Villanova's football team will appear on television three times during the 2012 season, the Colonial Athletic Association announced Tuesday. The Wildcats' season opener against Temple on Aug. 31 at Lincoln Financial Field will be shown on ESPN3. Two more games will be on Comcast SportsNet -- a Sept... Read more

'Nova loss came as no surprise

Thursday, September 1, 2011, 11:04 PM
By the time its 42-7 loss to Temple was over, Villanova had used 17 first-year players as they challenged the Owls in the Mayor's Cup at Lincoln Financial Field. The Wildcats dug a hole for themselves with two first-half turnovers, and trailed 21-0 at intermission. It never got any better for 'Nova... Read more

Video: Villanova wide receiver Mikey Reynolds

Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 8:37 PM
Villanova football coach Andy Talley talks about his apprehensions going into the team's first game of the 2011 season. (Video by Kevin Tatum/The Philadelphia Inquirer) Read more

Video: Villanova wide receiver Mikey Reynolds

Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 8:35 PM
Villanova wide receiver Mikey Reynolds talks about the Wildcats' previous Mayor's Cup games against Temple. (Video by Kevin Tatum/The Philadelphia Inquirer) Read more

Video: Villanova linebacker Dillon Lucas

Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 8:33 PM
Villanova's Dillon Lucas talks about stepping into the starting lineup at middle linebacker as a freshman. (Video by Kevin Tatum/The Philadelphia Inquirer) Read more

Nova adds two more football commitments

Monday, July 18, 2011, 10:28 PM
Wissahickon’s Tonah Kpassagnon and Aaron Wells of River Hill (Md.) gave oral commitments Monday to play football at Villanova. The players, who will be high school seniors in the fall, became the Wildcats seventh and eighth commitments for the Class of 2012. Kpassagnon, a 6-foot-7, 245-pound... Read more
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Joe Juliano first visited the Palestra in 1970 after entering Temple University and became hooked for life on Big Five basketball. He'll always go with that name, figuring if the Big Ten can have 12 teams, why can't the Big Five have six?

Juliano joined the Inquirer in 1985 after 10 years at United Press International and has covered college sports for most of that time. His current beats are Villanova basketball, Penn State football, golf and the Penn Relays. Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

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