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No. 1 Richmond defeats Hofstra 47-0

The first home game of the season was full of firsts for the University of Richmond football team, as it defeated Hofstra University 47-0 at UR Stadium on Saturday. Four Richmond players scored their first career touchdowns during the game, as Richmond extended its school-record winning streak to 12 games and improved to 3-0 this season. The Richmond defense forced four fumbles during the first half and the offense turned them into 24 points.


Photo Gallery: Richmond vs. Delaware

NEWARK, Del. -- University of Richmond wide receiver Kevin Grayson blocked Delaware kicker Jon Striefsky's 23-yard field goal attempt with 38 seconds left during the fourth quarter to secure a 16-15 win for the Spiders. Contact staff photographer Nick Mider at


Spiders block last-second field goal, beat Delaware 16-15

NEWARK, Del. -- The No. 1 team in the country needed its No. 1 to secure a victory at the University of Delaware this afternoon. University of Richmond wide receiver Kevin Grayson blocked Delaware kicker Jon Striefsky's 23-yard field goal attempt with 38 seconds left during the fourth quarter to secure a 16-15 win for the Spiders. "I don't know what feeling went through my body when I felt it hit my hand," Grayson said.


NFL kickoff gives everyone hope

Well, folks, it's that time of year again ? when Sundays are transformed from the day to cram in the weekend's allotment of homework, into the day to cram a weekend's allotment of chips and dip into your mouth. The NFL season kicks off tonight when the Tennessee Titans travel to Pittsburgh to take on the defending champion Steelers.


Football's offensive line hungry for wins, pasta

During the past two seasons, the University of Richmond football team has won a National Championship and a Colonial Athletic Association conference championship, produced the two leading rushers and touchdown scorers in team history and set the team record for most rushing yards during a single game. Fifth-year seniors Matt McCracken, Mike Silva, Chris Kondorossy and Jared Decker, along with junior Drew Lachenmayer, have helped produce these record-breaking statistics and will try to improve their already impressive resumes on the offensive line this season. The line is led by McCracken, a three-time All-American left guard, who is also one of the team's captains this season.


UR football fans: keep it up

The stakes have never been higher. With the football team coming off its first National Championship, University of Richmond students and fans from across the country are anxiously waiting to watch the Spiders make another run at the title.


Coach London's Corner: 9/3/09

The 2009 football season is here. So much goes into the preparation of developing your mind, body and soul to endure the demands that being a college student-athlete will require. A long time ago, I was a college football player here at the University of Richmond.


Spider fans head to Durham for football opener

University of Richmond head football coach Mike London said he was looking forward to increased fan support when his team starts its season on Saturday at Duke. "For us to have the support of the students at UR is tremendous," London said at a press conference Wednesday afternoon.


London's contract extended through 2014 season

The University of Richmond athletic department has granted football coach Mike London a contract extension through the 2014 season, an agreement athletics director Jim Miller said recognized London's success with athletes on the field and in the classroom. The extension tacks another two years onto London's original five-year deal.


London named male coach of the year over Tomlin

The honors for the University of Richmond football team continue as the Black Coaches & Administrators have named Mike London Male Coach of the Year. London, whose team won the 2008 Football Championship Subdivision title, said he had been pleasantly surprised when Floyd Keith, the executive director of BCA, notified him.


Sidbury set for opportunity to impress doubters

One of the most important phone calls in Lawrence Sidbury's life took longer than expected, but it finally came during the late afternoon on April 26. Sidbury, a former University of Richmond defensive end, got a call from Thomas Dimitroff, the Atlanta Falcons general manager, saying that they had selected him in the fourth round of the NFL Draft with pick No.

Running back Josh Vaughan (32).

Vaughan signs with Buccaneers

For the second consecutive year, the University of Richmond is sending a running back to the National Football League. Josh Vaughan signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and will attend their mini-camp next weekend in Florida. "I'm getting a chance to play in the NFL," Vaughan said.