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Talley trying to keep Wildcats on track

Friday, October 7, 2011, 2:09 PM
With his team at 1-4 overall and 0-2 in the Colonial Athletic Association, Villanova football coach Andy Talley is trying to make sure his young squad doesn't lose the faith. Going into the Wildcats game at No. 7 New Hampshire on Saturday. there are 17 freshmen or redshirt freshmen on the team's... Read more

Video: Villanova wide receiver Norman White

Tuesday, October 4, 2011, 6:10 PM
Videos: The Inquirer's Kevin Tatum catches up with Villanova wide receiver Norman White, a 2010 all-CAA selection who is out due to injury. Read more

Video: Villanova coach Andy Talley

Tuesday, October 4, 2011, 6:08 PM
Videos: The Inquirer's Kevin Tatum talks to Villanova football coach Andy Talley about the Wildcats' win over Penn and loss to William and Mary. Read more

Thomas getting close to returning

Tuesday, October 4, 2011, 5:14 PM
Villanova quarterback Dustin Thomas, a redshirt freshman who was the Wildcats starter before suffering a shoulder injury in the team's second game of the season, is getting close to returning. He was scheduled to start throwing again during 'Nova's Tuesday practice. Thomas will not play this week... Read more

Talley laments continued lack of offense

Saturday, October 1, 2011, 6:35 PM
Though his team played its best game of the season on Saturday in a losing cause against the Colonial Athletic Association's preseason favorite, Villanova coach could not be satisfied with the 200 total yards the Wildcats wound up with in the 20-16 loss to visiting William and Mary. Talley is playing... Read more

Talley not reslishing date with William and Mary

Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 1:57 PM
Villanova will resume its Colonial Athletic Association schedule by hosting Williams and Mary on Saturday. Wildcats coach Andy Talley, who in a rebuilding year has played as many 18 first-year players in games. is not exactly looking forward to facing a Tribe squad that was picked to win the Colonial... Read more

Talley uneasy with his Wildcats

Monday, September 26, 2011, 4:25 PM
 Though his team came out with a victory over Penn Satruday night at Franklin Field, Villanova coach Andy Talley said on Monday that the Wildcats still have a long way to go. 'Nova defeated Penn, 30-21, in a game that was closer than the final score would indicate. It gave the Wildcats their... Read more

Talley going with Culicerto against Penn

Monday, September 19, 2011, 2:28 PM
After watching true freshman Chris Polony struggle mightily against Monmouth on Saturday in the first game of his collegiate career, Villanova coach Andy Talley said on Monday that redshirt senior Christian Culicerto will take the reins this week against Penn at Franklin Field. In the Wildcats' 20-9... Read more

Villanova falls to 0-3 with loss to Monmouth

Saturday, September 17, 2011, 6:38 PM
Things just keep getting worse for Villanova. The Wildcats recorded just their loss in their last 26 at Villanova Stadium in a 20-9 defeat to Monmouth Saturday afternoon. Villanova opened the game with true freshman Chris Polony under center. After Polony proved ineffective, redshirt senior Christian... Read more

QB Thomas out for four to six weeks

Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 5:20 PM
Villanova is only two games into its football season, but coach Andy Talley can be excused if he feels it’s already been interminable. The young Wildcats (0-2) suffered another blow to their offense with the loss of quarterback Dustin Thomas for four to six weeks with a third-degree separation... 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

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