So much focus at national champion North Dakota State this offseason centered around the Bison replacing the winningest quarterback in FCS history that the many changes on defense flew under the radar.
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Justis Henley picked off a Vito Priore pass in the end zone in the third overtime period to give Delaware a 44-36 victory over Rhode Island, spoiling the Rams' home opener and the Colonial Athletic Association opener on Saturday night.
Pat Kehoe ran for one touchdown and threw for two more as Delaware won its ninth straight over in-state rival Delaware State, 32-13 on Thursday night.
Safety Nasir Adderley, the top FCS prospect heading into the NFL draft, injured his hamstring while participating at Delaware's pro day.
Ben DiNucci passed for 223 yards and a touchdown and the James Madison defense clamped down on Delaware for a 20-6 victory in a first-round FCS playoff game on Saturday.
CAA Football set an FCS playoff record by getting in six teams on the bracket, but North Dakota State's dynasty will be pursuing an even bigger mark in the 24-team field.
Aaron Forbes rushed for 138 yards and a career-high three touchdowns, Zach Bednarczyk passed for 269 yards and a touchdown in his final game with Villanova, and the Wildcats upset Delaware 42-21 on Saturday for the Battle of the Blue trophy.
Donald Liotine ran for 170 yards on 27 carries and his 33-yard touchdown run with 5:27 put an exclamation point on Stony Brook's 17-3 win over Delaware in a showdown of teams vying for the postseason and the Colonial Athletic Association title on a...
Kani Kane scored on a 4-yard run with 18 seconds left and Delaware avoided an upset with a 21-16 victory over Albany on Saturday night.
Pat Kehoe threw a 3-yard TD pass to Vinny Papale with 30 seconds left and Delaware held off Towson's final drive for a 40-36 win on Saturday.
Pat Kehoe threw three touchdown passes to help Delaware beat Elon 28-16 on Saturday.
Pat Kehoe threw for 291 yards and two touchdowns and Kani Kane ran for two more as Delaware held off Richmond, 43-28, to earn its first Colonial Athletic Association victory Saturday.
Wins over Cal Poly and North Alabama weren't going to do it. But North Dakota State's 38-10 rout of Delaware on Saturday? The rest of the FCS should have gotten a scare out of the defending national champion.
Pat Kehoe threw for one touchdown and ran for another, leading Delaware to a 27-10 win over Cornell on Saturday.
Pat Kehoe threw for 279 yards and three touchdowns as Delaware jumped out to an early lead and waltzed to a 37-0 victory over Lafayette to record its first win of the season on Saturday afternoon.
JaJuan Lawson threw a 57-yard touchdown pass to Tyler Burke late in the third quarter and Rhode Island held on to beat Delaware 21-19 on Thursday night, their first win over an FCS-ranked team since 2011 and their first season-opening victory since 2009.
While Penn State hasn't played an FCS team since 2011, it will host regional FCS opponents Villanova and Delaware in the next decade. Delaware has never played Penn State, while Villanova last faced the Nittany Lions in 1951.
Legendary Delaware football coach Harold R. "Tubby" Raymond, the Hall of Famer who won 300 games and three national championships with the Blue Hens and was one of the innovators of the Wing-T offense, died Friday after a brief illness.
Jack Schetelich threw for two touchdowns and ran for another and Villanova ended a four-game losing streak with a 28-7 win over Delaware on Saturday in the season finale.
Freshman Khory Spruill ran for a career-high 86 yards and his first two touchdowns in the fourth quarter and Delaware defeated Albany 22 -3 on Saturday.
Colby Reeder returned a fumbled punt for a go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter and Delaware beat Maine 31-17 on Saturday for its first win in the series since 2010.
Ryan Stover threw two touchdown passes including one to Sam Gallahan in the final seconds as Towson edged Delaware 18-17 on Saturday.
Kani Kane scored from a yard out in the second overtime and Delaware's defense made the touchdown stand up in a 42-35 victory over Richmond on Saturday night for the Blue Hens' third consecutive victory.
J.P. Caruso hit Jamie Jarmon on a 27-yard scoring pass and Delaware cashed in on two turnovers to beat William & Mary 17-0 on Saturday in a battle between two of the Colonial Athletic Association's top defenses.
Malcolm Brown returned a fumble 45 yards, Blaine Woodson had a fourth down sack in the red zone and Delaware rallied to defeat Stony Brook 24-20 on Saturday night.