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Dukes ready to start CAA football season

James Madison University's Jimmy Moreland tries to tackle North Carolina's Elijah Hood as he runs for a touchdown in the first half of their game in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on Sept. 17. The Dukes play at Maine today. AP

September 24, 2016

HARRISONBURG — James Madison University’s football team starts its Colonial Athletic Association conference schedule today against the University of Maine.

Redshirt senior trio leading way for JMU offensive line

The James Madison University offensive line, led by redshirt seniors Matt Frank, Mitchell Kirsch and Kyle Rigney, has played a key role in the success of the offense this season. The Dukes are averaging 539.7 yards per game. Courtesy photo/JMU Athletics Communications

September 22, 2016

HARRISONBURG — Five years ago Matt Frank, Mitchell Kirsch and Kyle Rigney came to James Madison University’s football team together. There’s been a lot of changes in the program since then, but the trio of offensive lineman is still together.

Dukes ready to face North Carolina

September 17, 2016

HARRISONBURG – James Madison University football coach Mike Houston knows a little about playing Football Bowl Subdivision teams. Last year he coached The Citadel, a Football Championship Subdivision team, to a 22-21 upset victory over the University of South Carolina.

Balanced offense sparks Dukes to victory

September 11, 2016

HARRISONBURG — Last week James Madison University’s football team mostly ran the ball, but on Saturday the Dukes showed they could be effective in the running and passing game.

Dukes look to build off season opener

September 10, 2016

HARRISONBURG – James Madison University’s football team will have quite a challenge today trying to top how they played in their season opener.

Hornets pound Gallaudet in season opener

September 4, 2016

Shenandoah University kicked off its 2016 football season with a 43-6 non-conference victory over Gallaudet University Saturday night at Hotchkiss Field on the Gallaudet campus.

JMU football notebook: Johnson, Abdullah to share RB duties

August 30, 2016

HARRISONBURG – James Madison University head football coach Mike Houston said on Tuesday that running backs Cardon Johnson and Khalid Abdullah will both be listed as starting running backs for Saturday’s home game against Morehead State University.

Dukes aiming to improve defense

August 29, 2016

HARRISONBURG – The last two years have been rough for James Madison University’s football team on defense.