I asked close friends & family to give their GREAT EXPECTATIONS for the 2016 Blue Hens Football Season …  RJ (feb-13)  I have GINORMOUS EXPECTATIONS for 2016: I expect UD to win 8 of its 11 games Sept. 2 or 3 – vs. Delaware State – Home Sept. 10 – vs. Lafayette – Away Sept. 17 – vs. Wake Forest – Away Sept. 24 – Open Date Oct. 1 – *James…


August– Delaware Football– Data Dump

Blue Hens 7th in CAA football poll; Richmond favored CAA preseason football poll (from (first-place votes) 1. Richmond (19) 2. William & Mary (10) 3. James Madison 4. Villanova 5. New Hampshire (3) 6. Towson 7. DELAWARE 8. Stony Brook 9. Maine (1) 10. Elon 11. Albany 12. Rhode Island  (reminder– preseason rankings like this are kinda a joke, Maine has a rookie HC- yet they have a 1st place…


… thawing out …

… the football off-season ice and snow is beginning to slowly thaw away. August is within sight. Summer practice is coming up quick. September 1st will be here before you pack away your beach chairs and boogie boards. Yes, Delaware football will be here before you know it …

thefightinhens_10minsdavebrock Q & A with Dave Brock

Delaware Fightin Blue Hen Head Coach Dave Brock took time to do a little Q & A for What was the last book you have read? “Legacy” by James Kerr In 2016, which should we expect: HUDDLE offense like in 2015 or NO-HUDDLE in previous seasons? Why? I think that will be determined in spring practice, we will certainly want to have the ability to utilize both. The no huddle…


#HENFL Struggles?

:: DB – 29 – Mike Adams – Indianapolis Colts – signed 6-14-2014 :: QB – 5 – Joe Flacco – Baltimore Ravens – 2008 NFL Draft 18th – resigned 3-4-14 :: C – 66 – Gino Gradkowski – Atlanta Falcons – signed 9-7-15 :: LB – 55 – Paul Worrilow – Atlanta Falcons – signed 4-27-13 :: CB – 28 – Marcus Burley – Seattle Seahawks – Colts trade 8-30-14 :: DB – 94 – Zach Kerr…


Nomad Raiders

The Raiders, Chargers, and Rams are all looking to move to LA for the CASH and Hollywood. Chargers are a lock to move, Rams will be voted to stay in St Louis, and Raiders will be left holding their hat. Sooooo … I propose– let’s make the Raiders the PIRATES they should REALLY be. My Raiders proposal: 1) Base their HQ in Las Vegas (for the sin- of course, and close proximity…


Fun with “Brock”

This Sunday the Brock Osweiler era begins in Denver, mostly because injured and broken-down and soon-to-be HOF QB Peyton Manning has to sit. So Broncos blog “Mile High Report” rounded up as many Brock Osweiler nicknames/puns they could from around the web to see if any would stick or … just get a laugh. Also, while listening to the Garbage Time Podcast … Katie Nolan suggested Brock Osweiler needed a…