- Robert Morris’s 23-0 triumph over VMI marked the program’s first shutout since its 2010 NEC championship season. The Colonials, who are off to a 2-1 season start for the first time in seven years, travel to Fargo for a Week 4 battle with NDSU.
- Wagner will play a FBS member for the sixth consecutive season when it makes its Week 4 visit to Western Michigan, which played in the Cotton Bowl last season. The Seahawks’ first-ever FBS contest was a 7-3 setback at Florida Athletic in the 2012 season opener.
- Bryant’s Price Wilson, who ranks third amongst FCS passing leaders (1,026 yards), has reached the 1,000-yard passing mark faster than anyone in program history.
- Duquesne’s Tommy Stuart has thrown at least two touchdown passes in each of his first three games.
- Saint Francis junior receiver Kamron Lewis caught two touchdown passes in a last-second loss to Towson in Week 3. Lewis, a 2016 All-American, has made at least one TD reception in seven consecutive contests.
- Wagner ranks fourth amongst FCS team leaders in kickoff return average (29.43 ypr).
- Despite being without RB A.J. Hines, the 2016 Jerry Rice Award winner, Duquesne managed 184 net rushing yards in a Week 3 road win over Dayton. The Dukes’ 28-23 victory snapped Dayton’s 14-game regular season home win streak and gave the NEC a 4-0 sweep of its season series with the Pioneer Football League.
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