2018 Colgate Raiders football team

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2018 Colgate Raiders football
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Conference Patriot League
2018 record 0–0 (0–0 Patriot)
Head coach Dan Hunt (5th season)
Offensive coordinator Chris Young
Defensive coordinator Paul Shaffner
Home stadium Andy Kerr Stadium
(Capacity: 10,221)
Seasons
← 2017
2019 →
2018 Patriot League football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Bucknell   0 0         0 0  
Colgate   0 0         0 0  
Fordham   0 0         0 0  
Georgetown   0 0         0 0  
Holy Cross   0 0         0 0  
Lafayette   0 0         0 0  
Lehigh   0 0         0 0  
Rankings from STATS FCS Poll

The 2018 Colgate Raiders football team represents Colgate University in the 2018 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They are led by fifth-year head coach Dan Hunt and play their home games at Andy Kerr Stadium. They are a member of the Patriot League.

Previous season[edit]

The Raiders finished the 2017 season 7–4, 5–1 in Patriot League play to finish in a tie for the Patriot League championship with Lehigh. Due to their head-to-head loss over Lehigh, they did not receive a bid to the FCS Playoffs.

Preseason[edit]

Award watch lists[edit]

Award Player Position Year
Buck Buchanan Award[1] Nick Wheeler DE JR

Preseason coaches poll[edit]

The Patriot League released their preseason coaches poll on July 26, 2018, with the Raiders predicted to finish as Patriot League champions.[2]

Predicted finish Team Votes (1st place)
1 Colgate 71 (11)
2 Lehigh 63 (3)
3 Fordham 45
4 Holy Cross 40
T–5 Bucknell 31
T–5 Lafayette 31
7 Georgetown 13

Preseason All-Patriot League team[edit]

The Raiders placed ten players on the preseason all-Patriot League team.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResult
September 11:00 p.m.Holy CrossStadium
September 83:30 p.m.at New Hampshire*
September 151:00 p.m.at Furman*
September 221:00 p.m.Lafayettedagger
  • Andy Kerr Stadium
  • Hamilton, NY
Stadium
September 296:00 p.m.at William & Mary
October 612:00 p.m.at Bucknell
October 1312:00 p.m.Cornell*
  • Andy Kerr Stadium
  • Hamilton, NY (Rivalry)
Stadium
October 271:00 p.m.Georgetown
  • Andy Kerr Stadium
  • Hamilton, NY
November 31:00 p.m.at Fordham
November 1012:30 p.m.at Lehigh
November 1712:00 p.m.at ArmyCBSSN
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • #Rankings from STATS Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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Game summaries[edit]

Holy Cross[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Crusaders 0
Rams 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
35–40–5 2017 GATE, 35–7

at New Hampshire[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Raiders 0
Wildcats 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–6 2015 FCS Playoffs GATE, 27–20

at Furman[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Raiders 0
Paladins 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–3 2017 FURM, 45–14

Lafayette[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Leopards 0
Raiders 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
44–13–4 2017 GATE, 27–0

at William & Mary[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Raiders 0
Tribe 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–6 1992 W&M, 44–26

at Bucknell[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Raiders 0
Bison 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
49–17 2017 GATE, 40–3

Cornell[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Big Red 0
Raiders 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
50–46–3 2017 GATE, 21–7

Georgetown[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Hoyas 0
Raiders 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
14–3 2017 GATE, 35–10

at Fordham[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Raiders 0
Rams 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
22–7 2017 GATE, 14–10

at Lehigh[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Raiders 0
Mountain Hawks 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
29–25–2 2017 LEH, 41–38

at Army[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Raiders 0
Black Knights 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
5–22–2 1997 ARMY, 35–27

Ranking movements[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final 
STATS FCS RV  
Coaches RV

References[edit]