| Sep 8, 2011
| 11:35 AM
William and Mary and VMI get together Saturday for the 88th time, in a series that dates back to 1905. It's the Tribe's second-oldest rivalry, behind only Richmond.
The two teams played 65 consecutive years, from 1944 to 2008 inclusive, taking a one-year...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 3:57 PM
Linebackers at William and Mary are supposed to make tackles, so Jabrel Mines figures that he's simply doing his job.
That doesn't mean what he's doing is any less notable, particularly for an undersized guy who's part of a decorated and respected group....
| Sep 14, 2011
| 6:58 AM
William and Mary's home opener against New Haven on Saturday is one of those peculiar, Vegas marriage sort of arrangements that come with mid-level college football scheduling.
New Haven is a Division II program from Connecticut. The Chargers are the...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 8:08 PM
Shortly after William and Mary's surprisingly narrow escape from Division II New Haven Saturday night, Tribe coach Jimmye Laycock said there's only a few things his team needs work on.
"We need to block better, we need to protect better, we need to catch...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 4:42 PM
It's a little like hearing Jimmie Johnson worry about competing for Sprint Cup titles or Warren Buffett fret about his investments. But that's where William and Mary coach Jimmye Laycock is with his quarterbacks and the Tribe offense.
Laycock is at a...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 6:23 PM
Jake Trantin sat on a couch on the first floor of William and Mary Hall and reflected on the past year, but only because he was asked to do so.
William and Mary's genial workhorse of a middle linebacker isn't much for navel-gazing or rumination,...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Redshirt sophomore Michael Graham will start at quarterback for William and Mary Saturday against league rival James Madison, Tribe coaches determined on Thursday.
Graham began the season as the No. 3 quarterback behind Mike Paulus and Brent Caprio....
| Sep 24, 2011
| 7:41 PM
Perhaps now we can finally dispel the notion of William and Mary's football team meriting its top-10 status.
The Tribe does not.
Please don't misinterpret. The season is young, and William and Mary, ranked fifth and sixth in the national polls, might...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 3:49 PM
Michael Graham might lack experience, but not awareness. William and Mary's new starting quarterback understands what's expected of someone in his position, particularly given the program and the men for whom he plays.
Tribe head coach Jimmye Laycock...
| Oct 1, 2011
| 9:59 PM
It’s the smallest of measurements in football, but the reality is the difference for William and Mary and Villanova was one yard. The Tribe’s ability to gain one yard in short-yardage situations and its ability to stop the Wildcats in...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 4:47 PM
Brian Thompson was the logical choice to step in when an injury sidelined one of William and Mary's most dynamic defenders. The only person that had to be convinced was Jimmye Laycock.
Not that the Tribe's head coach didn't think that Thompson was a...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 6:56 AM
William and Mary quarterback Michael Graham will miss Saturday's upcoming game at Delaware with an undisclosed illness, the school said in a release Wednesday.
Graham, a redshirt sophomore from Charlottesville, had started the past two games and had...