Albany Great Danes (7-4)


Sat. 9/2 Sat. 9/9 Sat. 9/16 Sat. 9/23 Sat. 9/30
@ ODU
TBA
@ MorgSt
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vs. Monm
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vs. Vill
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@ Elon
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Crashing the FCS playoff party

(STATS) - North Dakota and Saint Francis were first-time qualifiers in the FCS playoffs last season, while others returned for the first time in five or more years - none more prominent than Youngstown State ending a 10-year drought as the national runner-up.

The 2017 season could have some more party crashers.

A lot has to go right for them, of course, but here are five teams that feel primed to knock down the door to the 24-team playoff:

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Leaders
Passing Yards: N. Sussman1017
Passing TDs: N. Sussman7
Rushing Yards: E. Ibitokun-Hanks1401
Rushing TDs: E. Ibitokun-Hanks16
Receiving Yards: J. Crockett373
Receiving TDs: J. Crockett3
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2017
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/2 at Old Dominion TBA
9/9 at Morgan State TBA
9/16 vs. Monmouth TBA
9/23 vs. Villanova TBA
9/30 at Elon TBA
10/7 at Richmond TBA
10/21 vs. Maine TBA
10/28 vs. Rhode Island TBA
11/4 at Stony Brook TBA
11/11 at Delaware TBA
11/18 vs. New Hampshire TBA
Colonial Athletic Association
  Conference Overall
1 James Madison 8-0 14-1
11 Villanova 6-2 9-4
17 New Hampshire 6-2 8-5
8 Richmond 5-3 10-4
Maine 5-3 6-5
Albany 4-4 7-4
Stony Brook 4-4 5-6
Towson 3-5 4-7
William & Mary 3-5 5-6
Delaware 2-6 4-7
Rhode Island 1-7 2-9
Elon 1-7 2-9
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3205 (110)
Passing Yards: 1357 (119)
Rushing Yards: 1848 (51)
Points per game: 24.9 (77)
Yards per game: 291.4 (112)
Touchdowns: 27 (97)
Field Goals: 13 (34)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4009 (37)
Passing Yards: 2055 (22)
Rushing Yards: 1954 (74)
Points per game: 18.8 (8)
Yards per game: 364.5 (46)
Touchdowns: 22 (5)
Field Goals: 15 (117)
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