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Games against Army and Navy highlight Week 1 schedule in the Patriot League

When the Patriot League decided to go the scholarship route a few years ago, one of the positives was expected to be increased opportunities to play games against FBS opponents. Because schedules are done far in advance, it figures to take time before FBS games appear with regularity on Patriot League schedules. But there are two Patriot League vs. FBS games on the opening-weekend card. First up on Friday night at West Point, N.Y., defending league champ Fordham will take on Army. And at noon Saturday, Colgate will face Navy in Annapolis, Md. Of course, Army and Navy are Patriot League members in other sports, so its natural for the Black Knights and Midshipmen to play Fordham and...