2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
6-5, 4th in CAA
Backup QB Healy steals the national spotlight (0:59)

Big plays help Villanova rally past Richmond 35-28

Nowooola Awopetu returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown and T.D. Ayo-Durojaiye capped a rally with a 20-yard scoring run midway through the fourth quarter to lead Villanova to a 35-28 victory over Richmond on Saturday.


Englis helps Richmond hold off Albany 23-20

Beau English threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score and Richmond sacked Albany quarterback Jeff Underfuffler seven times as the Spiders held off the Great Danes 23-20 on Saturday.


Cheek throws 5 TD passes, Elon tops Richmond 42-20

Davis Cheek threw a career-high five touchdown passes to five different receivers, Shamari Wingard returned a kickoff 96 yards for a score and Elon beat Richmond 42-20 on Saturday in the Colonial Athletic Association opener for both teams.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

First-year safety David Jones (Richmond), who spent last year on the Patriots practice squad, was informed of his release by the team. The Patriots now have two open spots on their 90-man roster.

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Giants take Richmond QB Lauletta in 4th

After passing on a quarterback in the first round, the Giants selected Richmond signal-caller Kyle Lauletta in the fourth round.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Senior Writer 

Delaware is hiring Richmond's Danny Rocco as its next coach, a source tells ESPN. He will receive a five-year contract at Delaware. Rocco informed Richmond today of his departure. Rocco is 43-21 in five seasons at Richmond and 90-41 overall as a head coach. He replaces Dave Brock, fired in October. Rocco is a Pennsylvania native who has coached at Virginia, Maryland, Texas and Boston College, among other college spots, as well as with the New York Jets in 2000.

Gudbrud tosses third TD for Eastern Washington (0:23)
Upsets rule Week 1 of college football (2:56)

No victory for Virginia in Mendenhall debut

The Bronco Mendenhall era isn't off to a great start. FCS Richmond marched into Charlottesville and won 37-20. The Cavaliers were held to 38 yards rushing in the loss. See the box score


Spiders' lead over Virginia growing

Kyle Lauletta's 11-yard TD pass to Brian Brown puts Richmond up big. The Spiders lead Virginia 37-14 late in the fourth quarter.