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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for August 27, 2014

Daily links, today featuring Syracuse previews, awful fans, and hugs.

Huuuuuuuump Daaaaaay! With two days to go until gameday, I think it's time to step up our #JuiceTheCuse action on Twitter. I don't think I'm overstating this too much, but I think there's a decent portion of their fanbase that is legitimately concerned. They blitz a ton, and Robertson's best asset is making something out of nothing with his legs. That's a bigtime risk-reward strategy.

So you know, I've obviously gotten my hopes up way too much already. Have I learned nothing during the offseason?

And now, the "news."

Syracuse football vs. Villanova may be on TV for a limited audience (plus other options to access the game) |
The game may be placed on an "extended tier" on certain cable systems that have "ESPN GamePlan." So, maybe, just maybe, you'll be able to get the Villanova football game on TV if you spend some extra money -- or go to a bar that does.

Syracuse Football: Orange Release Week 1 Depth Chart vs. Villanova | Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
Syracuse released its week one depth chart today. I'm not sure we can glean much from it, but, there it is.

Villanova coach not thrilled about opening with FBS opponent
Villanova coach Andy Talley is concerned about leaving his season opener at Syracuse with a spate of injuries.

Football Preview: Villanova looking to bounce back
Did all those "Great Expectations" lead to Villanova’s undoing last year? Or was it simply a case of a good team that couldn’t quite fulfill its promise?

The essential guide to not being an awful college football fan |
It really isn't that difficult, friends.

Architect testifies at hearing for Villanova
Kevin M. Smith, an architect with Robert A.M. Stern Architects, testified at the second conditional use hearing for a Villanova University plan.

Photos of the Day: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer
Connections are remade on the first day of college classes- prime hugging season...