New Hampshire football coach Sean McDonnell, who ranks second in school history with 157 wins, has decided to retire after 23 seasons with the Wildcats.
— Pat Narduzzi shrugged his shoulders and stated the obvious.
- UNH coach McDonnell retires after 23 seasons
- New Hampshire's McDonnell takes medical leave
- Cunningham among College Hall class as punter
- New Hampshire, N. Dakota St. top 2 FCS seeds
North Dakota State looks to bounce back after a baffling blowout loss, Deion Sanders and Jackson State face the first test of the season, and newly anointed No. 1 James Madison has a chance to prove its ranking.
Jeff Undercuffler found Tyler Oedekoven on a 32-yard pass play to break a fourth-quarter tie and Albany toppled New Hampshire 24-17 on Saturday in a meeting of teams tied for second place in the Colonial Athletic Association.
Percy Agyei-Obese ran for 130 yards and three touchdowns and James Madison routed New Hampshire 54-16 on Saturday to clinch a share of the Colonial Athletic Association title.
Max Brosmer threw three touchdown passes, two to Dylan Laube in the second half to rally New Hampshire to a 28-20 win over Villanova on Saturday.
Jake Roth kicked two second-half field goals and Delaware held New Hampshire scoreless after the break for a 16-10 victory on Saturday in a Colonial Athletic Association clash between ranked teams in the FCS.
Max Brosmer threw two touchdown passes to Brian Espanet, Jason Hughes kicked two field goals and New Hampshire beat Stony Brook 20-14 on Saturday night for its third straight Colonial Athletic Association win.
Evan Horn and Oleh Manzyk each scored on an interception return in the first half and New Hampshire shut out Elon in the second for a 26-10 victory on Saturday.
Jason Hughes kicked three field goals and Evan Gray put the finishing touches on New Hampshire's 23-6 victory over Duquesne with a 72-yard fourth-quarter touchdown run on Saturday.
Jason Hughes kicked a 27-yard field goal as time expired and New Hampshire turned back Rhode Island 27-24 in its Colonial Athletic Association opener on Saturday.
Kaylan Wiggins ran for 187 yards on 14 carries and two touchdowns and Florida International rallied to beat New Hampshire 27-17 on Saturday.
Joe Lang's end-zone fumble recovery for a touchdown put his team on top and Chris Riley's interception sealed the win as the Holy Cross defense made all the difference in a 13-10 victory over New Hampshire on Saturday.
New Hampshire football will begin the 2019 season without head coach Sean McDonnell, who has taken an indefinite leave of absence from the team for health-related reasons.
North Dakota State, the No. 1 seed in the FCS Playoffs, will begin its quest for a sixth straight national championship next week. The first round kicks off this weekend.
Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer
Temple lost to New Hampshire and UMass (road) in the first week of the season. Today, the Owls are the NIT Season Tip-Off champs after wins over top-25 Florida State and West Virginia. Anything can happen this early in the year.
Randall Cunningham, the UNLV star who went on to a productive 17-year NFL career as a quarterback, will enter the College Football Hall of Fame as a punter.