VILLANOVA, Pa.--In the 2012 home opener Villanova (0-1) takes on Fordham (1-0) tonight at 8:00 PM. Saturday night's game will mark the first meeting between the Wildcats and the Rams since the 2002 playoffs.
Villanova opened the season by playing Temple in the 4th Annual Mayor's Cup at Lincoln Financial Field last Friday night, while Fordham began the year a day earlier with a win over Lock Haven.
Head coach Andy Talley is 9-0 in his Wildcats coaching career against the Rams, including a 24-10 victory in the last meeting on December 7, 2002 in the FCS quarterfinals. Villanova leads the all-time series against the Rams by an overall margin of 19-4-3 and the teams first met back in 1897.
Saturday night's game will be streamed live online at Villanova.com and fans can watch all of the action provided by Nova Nation All-Access, with Joe Eichhorn and Ryan Fannon on the call.
In addition to live streaming video and audio there are also live stats provided on Gametracker as well as frequent updates on the official Villanova Football twitter page (@NovaFootball). See the links at the top of this release for all of the information related to Saturday night's game.