Previewing Delaware

Previewing Delaware

Finally a cupcake.

And despite what others may say, that is exactly what this game it.  Yes, Delaware was an FCS playoff team last year, but based on what we’ve seen, Pitt should have a pretty clear-cut talent advantage in this game.

In case you wanted to know a little more about the Blue Hens, you can check out a pre-season preview at

Here is an excerpt:

OUR TAKE: In the first five games, only two games look like Delaware is expected to be in the “underdog” column — at Pitt and home vs. defending FCS national champion North Dakota State. The Blue Hens don’t get highly ranked James Madison or Maine in the CAA slate, but do have daunting road trips to Elon, a loaded Towson team and always-tough Villanova. The home slate consists of New Hampshire, Richmond, Albany and Stony Brook — all teams Delaware can certainly hang with. Our prediction is seven wins and the Blue Hens being in the FCS playoff discussion as a fringe at-large team. That’s not too shabby considering most consider this a “rebuilding” year. We won’t bore you with the “this team reloads instead of rebuilds” line … but you get where we’re going with this. Continue reading “Previewing Delaware”