The Rams' dream 12-2 season comes to close with a 48-28 loss against Towson in the second round of the FCS playoffs.
Last Saturday's victory over the Sacred Heart Pioneers, 37-27, marked the first time the Fordham Rams won a playoff game at Jack Coffey Field. In advancing to the second round of the FCS playoffs, the Rams improved to 7-0 at home and 12-1 overall, both are now Fordham records. Fordham Head Coach Joe Moorhead hopes the team can continue their record shattering season. He sat down with Mike Watts and Nick Logerfo to recap and analyze this home playoff win.
When the Fordham Rams vanquished Sacred Heart yesterday, only the football ramifications were obvious.
Behind an offensive outburst in the first half, and an impressive second half defensive performance, the Fordham Rams (12-1) defeated Sacred Heart (10-3) in the opening round of the FCS Playoffs, 37-27.
Jack Coffey Field was silent a mere two weeks ago when starting quarterback Michael Nebrich left the Bucknell game with a knee injury. Today, the Fordham fans cheered once again as he returned to the field. The Rams fell last week without Nebrich, but the offense took off with his return, marching 65 yards in under two minutes to give Fordham an early 7-0 lead this afternoon.
They would not look back.
Fordham scored four touchdowns on their first four drives of the game, and when all was said and done, the team racked up 8 trips to the endzone.
The Fordham Rams lost for the first time in the 2013 campaign, falling 27-14 to Lafayette (4-6). Head Coach Joe Moorhead talks about the end of the perfect season with Mike Watts and Nick Logerfo. He also discusses the five turnovers on offense and the inability to capitalize on the four turnovers the Rams caused on defense.
The Rams' quest for the undefeated season fell short in a 24-7 loss against Lafayette. The Leopards jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back. In a game that had 9 turnovers between the teams, Fordham never could capitalize on the turnovers. The Rams also had 8 penalties, which slowed down their offense. The Leopards dominated many aspects of the game including time of possession, holding the ball for almost 35 minutes. The team also racked up 245 yards on the ground.
Before the game against Lafayette, Play-by-play man Mike Watts caught up with Fordham Head Football Coach Joe Moorhead to talk all things Fordham Football.
Here is the November 2013 edition of the Roach Report, my monthly sit-down with Fordham Athletic Director David Roach. In this month's edition, we spoke about Fordham Football's undefeated hopes moving forward and how crazy the last two games were for the Rams- both two point wins.
The Fordham Rams are 10-0 for the first time in school history thanks to a thrilling victory over Bucknell on Senior Day. Saturday's game featured one of the wildest endings in recent memory for Fordham, Head Coach Joe Moorhead sits down with Mike Watts and Nick Logerfo and gives his take on this defining win. MNQB looks at the blocked field goal that preserved Fordham's perfect record from three perspectives, Coach moorhead's, Coach Slutzky's and the player who knocked it down himself, Jordan Chapman.