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Monthly Archives: September 2013

2013 NESCAC Football Preview

For easy navigation, here are the links to each segment of our 2013 NESCAC football preview: Intro and Projected Standings Team-by-team Conference Preview All-NESCAC First and Second Teams Middlebury Offense Middlebury Defense Prop Bets

Bowdoin

Saturday, September 20, 2013: Middlebury at Bowdoin, 1pm Middlebury’s 2013 season is hours away. Here is our Bowdoin team summary, two matchups to watch, and our key to the game: 2012 record: 1-7 2012 scoring offense: 11.0 ppg (10th) 2012 scoring defense: 22.5 ppg (7th) Our 2013 projected record: 1-7 (win vs. Hamilton) Griffin Cardew, Joe […]

NESCAC Prop Bets

Damon and I made a series of prop bets in anticipation of the upcoming season: Trinity: 7.5 wins Damon: Under They should be favorites in every game but are not so far ahead of the competition that the odds favor an undefeated season. Jeff: Under 8-0 is hard to do; taking the under here is […]

Middlebury 2013 Football Preview Part II: Defense

2012 Recap The offense was littered with all-conference players, but the biggest difference between the .500 2011 season and a one-loss season in 2012 was the transformation of the defense under coordinator Doug Mandigo. The unit jumped from the worst scoring defense in the conference, allowing over 31 points per game in 2011, to the […]

Middlebury 2013 Football Preview Part I: Offense

2012 Recap Behind the NESCAC’s best offensive line and on the arm of the most prolific passer in conference history, Middlebury ended a run of consecutive 4-4 seasons with a 7-1, NESCAC-runner up finish in 2012. Mac Foote and Zach Driscoll shattered the program record books and set four NESCAC single-season records together between the […]