Happy Monday, 'Nova Nation! And happy Maine Week, as the football team gets to play a game that should require some actual effort unlike that slaughter at Franklin Field over the weekend. We'll have our usual football coverage rolling throughout the week, and we'll also continue our basketball opponent previews this week.
Oh, and you'll have a guest host for this post for the latter half of the week, but more on that later.
And now, the "news."
New names emerge on 2017 recruiting board | The Recruit Scoop
The Philly vs. New York All-City Classic was held over the weekend, and per Alex Kline the Villanova staff on been keeping tabs on guards D'Andre Vilmar (Roman Catholic) and Jordan Walker (Long Island Lutheran). Rawle Alkins was named MVP of the 2016 game, while Quade Green received the honor in the 2017 game. Speaking of Green, a Villanova offer could be coming soon.
Villanova's Robertson showing he can win with his arm, too | Philly.com
His nonthrowing hand is in a cast, and his hip is killing him. So all Villanova quarterback John Robertson did Saturday afternoon against Penn was throw four touchdown passes in the first 19 minutes of the game.
Bridget Herlihy commits to Villanova Women's Basketball | Boston Herald
6'2", that's some pretty good height for the women's team.
The worst kickoff return ever, by Temple football | SBNation.com
We're sorry, you're doing it wrong. All wrong.
"Wake Up, College Football@" Week 5 | SBNation.com
Dan Rubenstein and Ryan Nanni award the best of the week. The size of their mugs gives them the proper jurisdiction.
Phil Mickelson, Tom Watson feud in extremely awkward team USA Ryder Cup press conference | SBNation.com
Maybe this is the kind of thing that can get MikeJ. paying attention to golf.