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2019 Colgate Raiders football
ConferencePatriot League
Ranking
STATSNo. 13
FCS CoachesNo. 14
2019 record0–1 (0–0 Patriot)
Head coachDan Hunt (6th season)
Offensive coordinatorOpen
Defensive coordinatorPaul Shaffner (7th season)
Home stadiumAndy Kerr Stadium
(Capacity: 10,221)
Seasons
← 2018
2020 →

Template:2019 Patriot League football standings The 2019 Colgate Raiders football team represents Colgate University in the 2019 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They are led by sixth-year head coach Dan Hunt and play their home games at Andy Kerr Stadium. They are a member of the Patriot League.

Previous seasonEdit

The Raiders finished the 2018 season 10–2, 6–0 in Patriot League play to be Patriot League champions. They received the Patriot League's automatic bid to the FCS Playoffs where, after a first round bye, they defeated James Madison in the second round before losing in the quarterfinals to North Dakota State. Following the season, they were awarded the Lambert Division I FCS Cup by the Eastern College Athletic Conference and the Metropolitan New York Football Writers, signifying the Raiders as the best team in the East in Division I FCS.[1]

PreseasonEdit

Award watch listsEdit

Listed in the order that they were released.

Award Player Position Year
Walter Payton Award[2] Grant Breneman QB JR
Buck Buchanan Award[3] Abu Daramy–Swaray CB SR
Nick Wheeler DE SR

Preseason coaches' pollEdit

The Patriot League released their preseason coaches' poll on July 30, 2019 (voting was by conference head coaches and sports information directors). The Raiders were picked to finish in first place, receiving 12 of 14 first-place votes.[4]

Predicted finish Team Votes (1st place)
1 Colgate 72 (12)
2 Holy Cross 58 (2)
3 Georgetown 51
4 Fordham 39
5 Lehigh 38
6 Lafayette 21
7 Bucknell 15

Preseason All-Patriot League teamEdit

The Raiders led the conference in selections, having ten players picked to the preseason All-Patriot League team. Additionally, Quarterback Grant Breneman was selected as the 2019 Patriot League Preseason Offensive Player of the Year and Defensive Lineman Nick Wheeler was selected as the 2019 Patriot League Preseason Defensive Player of the Year.[4]

Offense

Grant Breneman – QB

Alex Mathews – RB

Nick Diaco – TE

Jack Badovinac – OL

Jovaun Woolford – OL

Defense

Nick Wheeler – DL

Nick Ioanilli – LB

Abu Daramy–Swaray – DB

Special teams

Chris Puzzi – PK

Abu Daramy–Swaray – RS

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 2412:00 p.m.Villanova*No. 13CBSSNL 14–344,519
August 313:30 p.m.at Air Force*
September 146:00 p.m.at William & Mary*
September 2112:00 p.m.Maine*
  • Andy Kerr Stadium
  • Hamilton, NY
Stadium
September 28at Dartmouth*
October 51:00 p.m.Lehighdagger
  • Andy Kerr Stadium
  • Hamilton, NY
Stadium
October 121:00 p.m.Bucknell
  • Andy Kerr Stadium
  • Hamilton, NY
Stadium
October 19at Cornell*
October 261:00 p.m.at Holy Cross
November 2at Georgetown
November 91:00 p.m.Fordham
  • Andy Kerr Stadium
  • Hamilton, NY
Stadium
November 1612:30 p.m.at Lafayette
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from STATS Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time
Source:[5]

Game summariesEdit

VillanovaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 0 27 0 7 34
No. 13 Raiders 0 0 7 7 14




Overall record Last meeting Result
1–4 2008 NOVA, 55–28

at Air ForceEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Raiders 0
Falcons 0




Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2013 AF, 38–13

at William & MaryEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Raiders 0
Tribe 0




Overall record Last meeting Result
4–6 2018 GATE, 23–0

MaineEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Black Bears 0
Raiders 0




Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

at DartmouthEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Raiders 0
Big Green 0




Overall record Last meeting Result
18–6–1 2011 DART, 37–20

LehighEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Mountain Hawks 0
Raiders 0




Overall record Last meeting Result
30–25–2 2018 GATE, 48–6

BucknellEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bison 0
Raiders 0




Overall record Last meeting Result
50–17 2018 GATE, 27–3

at CornellEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Raiders 0
Big Red 0




Overall record Last meeting Result
48–49–3 2018 GATE, 31–0

at Holy CrossEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Raiders 0
Crusaders 0




Overall record Last meeting Result
36–40–5 2018 GATE, 24–17

at GeorgetownEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Raiders 0
Hoyas 0




Overall record Last meeting Result
15–1 2018 GATE, 38–0

FordhamEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 0
Raiders 0




Overall record Last meeting Result
23–7 2018 GATE, 41–0

at LafayetteEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Raiders 0
Leopards 0




Overall record Last meeting Result
45–13–4 2018 GATE, 45–0

RankingsEdit

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll

 

STATS FCS 13

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Coaches 14

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ReferencesEdit

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