This weekend’s New England college football games

A rundown of this weekend’s New England college football games in Divisions 1, 2, and 3.


Becker at Anna Maria

Melvin Booker, a senior LB from Roxbury, racked up 18 tackles, 4½ sacks in Hawks’ win at Castleton.


UConn at SMU

In search of first win, Huskies coach T.J. Weist turns to redshirt freshman QB Casey Cochran, the state’s two-time Player of the Year at Masuk.

Rhode Island at Maine


Senior slinger Marcus Wasilewski and sixth-ranked Black Bears can clinch their first CAA title with a win.

New Hampshire at Albany

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Sidelined for three weeks, R.J. Harris returned with 10 catches, 183 yards, and 3 TDs in Wildcats’ win over JMU.

Penn at Harvard

A study in perseverance, Crimson senior Tyler Caveness scored his 1st career TD at Columbia, after losing two seasons with torn ACLs.

Dartmouth at Brown

Walk-on Kevin Price, a 31-year-old Army Ranger vet, was honorary captain for the Big Green vs. Cornell after ripping off 53-yard rush against Columbia.

Yale at Princeton

Can Elis trip up a Tiger attack (44.2 ppg.) that has been unstoppable with Quinn Epperly (20 TDs passing, 16 rushing) at the trigger?


Sacred Heart at Robert Morris

RJ Noel, Pioneers can cap their

remarkable 2-9/9-2 reversal with 10th win, clinching NEC crown.

Monmouth at Bryant

With at least four turnovers in three of last four weeks, ball security a top priority for 4-6 Bulldogs.

Central Connecticut at Duquesne

Junior Rob Hollomon (2,388 yards) has scaled Blue Devils’ career rushing list to No. 3 all-time.

Stonehill at American International

Skyhawks soar into NE-10 title tilt riding a program-best five-game winning streak with sophomore Colin Markus producing four straight 100-yard rushing games.

Assumption at New Haven


Senior Matt Pedone (career-best 209 yards rushing last week), Greyhound gun for a 7-4 finish under first-year coach Bob Chesney.

Southern Connecticut at Merrimack

Harlon Hill finalist Joe Clancy enters his finale with 44 TDs and a whopping 3,856 yards while completing 64.5 percent of his passes.

Saint Anselm at Bentley

Freshman QB Yianni Gavalas (a sizzling 28 of 30, 6 TDs) was near perfect in Hawks’ 1st win of season at Pace.

Curry at Maine Maritime

What can Colonels senior tackle Sam Calley (Weymouth High) do for an encore after his school-record six-sack performance — plus two forced fumbles — vs. Nichols?

Western New England at Nichols

Just Marvin Langley (3,401) and Jordan Capitanio (3,083) stand ahead of junior Kevin Cook (2,673) on WNE’s career rushing list.

MIT at Coast Guard

Completing 67 percent of his aerials, junior QB Peter Williams is now the Engineers’ single-season leader for touchdown passes (13) and passing yards (1,863).

Salve Regina at Endicott

Gulls QB Drew Frenette directs NEFC’s best offense (39.1 ppg). Josh Burnett (3 picks) anchors shutdown Seahawks D. Winner goes to D3 playoffs.

Bridgewater State at Mass. Maritime

With 23 wins in last 25 meetings, Mike McCarthy (15 TDs rushing, 17 passing), Bears bullish about capturing 35th Cranberry Bowl.

Framingham State at Worcester State

Melikke Van Alstyne (150.4 yards rushing per game), MASCAC champion Rams can lock in a D3 at-large playoff spot with a win.

Westfield State at Western Connecticut

NCAA rushing king Octavias McKoy (209.9 ypg) takes on a Owls D that is MASCAC’s stingiest against run.

Plymouth State at Fitchburg State

Freshman QB Garrett Dellechiaie, Falcons can secure first winning season since 2006, during Pat Haverty’s first term at the helm.

Mount Ida at Husson

Gabby Price, Hawks can put wraps on first winning campaign since 2008, during his first run.

Norwich at Castleton

Junior back Al Georgio (102.1 yards per game, 15 TDs), Cadets gunning for fifth straight win.

WPI at Springfield

Tim O’Brien, a sophomore out of East Bridgewater, has piloted the 5-3 Pride to back-to-back wins.

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