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BRONX, NY — The Fordham University Rams continue the 2022 season, Fordham’s 122nd collegiate season, by traveling to Athens, Ohio on Saturday, September 24 at 2:00 p.m to compete in Peden Stadium

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The game will be streamed on ESPN+ with Michael Reghi (pbp) and Jerod Cherry (color) and broadcast live on WFUV (90.7 FM) and wfuvsports.org, with Andrew Gullotta (pbp) and Ryan Gregware (color) doing the announcing duties take over .

Fordham, ranked 18th in the latest NCA-FCS Coaches Poll, goes into the game with a 3-0 record after a 48-45 win over UAlbany at Jack Coffey Field last Saturday, while Ohio after a 43: 10’s 2-1 from last year faces loss at Iowa State last week.

This will be the first meeting between Fordham and Ohio on the gridiron.

A few notes about the game:

• Senior Quarterback Tim De Morat and second linebacker James Conway were named GEICO Patriot League Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week, respectively.

• A win over Ohio will see Fordham open the season 4-0 for the first time since 2013, when the Rams started with ten straight wins.

• The game will be Fordham’s fourth at Buckeye State, the first since a 2012 game in Cincinnati.

• The Rams are 2-3 all-time against teams currently in the MAC (Buffalo (1-2), Akron (1-0), Ball State (0-1)).

• The last matchup with a MAC school was in 2019 at Ball State.

• With six passing touchdowns at Monmouth, Fordham is a senior quarterback Tim De Morat brought his career to 78, overtaking Kevin Anderson (2014–2017) and taking first place on the Fordham career list (Anderson’s previous record was 73).

• DeMorat also has 791 career degrees and is second on the Fordham career list (John Skelton (2006-2009) holds the record with 802), while his 9,865 career passing yards are also second best in the school (John Skelton (2006 -2009) holds). the school mark with 9.923).

• For the third consecutive season Fordham Grad Student Linebacker Ryan Greenhagen was named a Preseason All-American for the second consecutive year as well as on the Buck Buchanan Watch List presented to the NCAA FCS Defensive Player of the Year.

• Greenhagen currently has amassed 43.0 career TFLs, second all-time at Fordham, and 197 Career solo tackles, fourth-best in school history. He also has 335 total tackles, third best. He started the season first among active FCS players with 10.03 tackles/game and third with 1.32 tackles per game in 31 career games.

• Senior wide receivers Fotis cocosioulis and Dequece Carter climb the Fordham career lists. Kokosioulis is fourth in career receptions (24), tenth in career receptions (157) and tenth in career receptions (2,045), while Carter is sixth in career touchdown receptions (19) and ninth in career receptions (2,064) is.

• The 2022 Fordham captains are graduate linebackers Ryan GreenhagenStudent runs back Trey SneedStudent offensive lineman Phil Salehsenior quarterback Tim De Moratand senior defender Jonathan Coste.

• No New York area college football team has won more games since 2012 than Fordham, who has 67 wins at the stretch. Closest collegiate rivals are Sacred Heart (60), Stony Brook (58) and Rutgers (46), while the NFL’s Giants lead all professional teams in the NYC area with 63 wins over the past 11 years and the Jets 55.

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