For Greg Wilson, the path to the Super Bowl was an unlikely one. A mere two weeks ago, Wilson was out in San Francisco selling insurance to make a life. Now, he's back in the city that never sleeps on the practice squad for a team that has a chance to win Super Bowl XLVIII.
The 6-foot wideout played his last two years of college ball at Fordham after transferring from Diablo Valley Community College. Wilson scored four touchdowns in each of his two years and had over 1,000 receiving.
In this December edition of the Dave Roach report, Mack Rosenberg recaps the football team's banner season with the Fordham Athletic Director. Dave also reveals some of the schedule for the 2014 Fordham Football season.
Today’s game was not for the faint of heart. Fordham saw their 17-7 lead in the 3rd quarter disappear right before their eyes, as Bucknell went up 21-17 as the third came to a close. But the Rams rallied back, thanks to a Mike Marando field goal, to give them a 23-21 lead with eight minutes to play. It was a long eight minutes as the final 60 seconds alone featured turnovers, penalties and a blocked field goal, but Fordham hung on for the victory.
Fordham outlasted Columbia Saturday afternoon 20-13, claiming its third consecutive Liberty Cup title. In the 11th renewal of the Cup, it was the Rams defense who came up big near the end on Lions QB Sean Brackett. A key penalty against Brackett occurred when he threw a touchdown pass on fourth down with under 2 minutes to go, but his foot was over the line of scrimmage and Fordham regained possession and ran out the clock.
The Fordham Rams 2012 season is off to a good start. Following a 55-0 beat down at home of the Lock Haven University Bald Eagles, the Rams held the lead at halftime before falling on the road to the Villanova Wildcats 28-13.
Below is the first edition of Monday Night Quarterback with new head coach Joe Moorhead. Mike Watts and I ask Coach Moorhead about many different aspects of the team’s start to the season, and we also look ahead to this weekend’s Homecoming game against the Cornell Big Red.
The first round of the 2010 NFL Draft begins in just a few moments. While Fordham’s John Skelton is not expected to be taken tonight, his anticipation is high as he gets ready for the weekend.
Fordham Football coach Tom Masella joined us on the phone from Oregon, where he’s visiting some of his friends on the Oregon Ducks coaching staff in order to swap ideas.
I talked with John Skelton for a few minutes today. The former Fordham QB had a busy spring break, traveling to Buffalo, Los Angeles, and Miami for a combination of work and fun. Here’s the interview.