2014 Richmond Spiders Football Schedule
When college football really gets going, it's hard to find another sport
that comes even close, but don't make the mistake of being stuck on the couch when the Richmond Spiders are driving down the
field in a nail-biter. Instead, come out and join thousands of your fellow fans for an exciting game sure to be loaded with
highlight-reel runs, spectacular catches and bone-jarring moments that will have you jumping out of your seat in no time.
It's not exactly easy in the CAA, but this is a team that doesn't back down from a challenge, giving Spiders' fans plenty
of reasons to put down the remote and head out to get right into the thick of the excitement.
Home games at Robins Stadium
in Richmond are also all the rage, as it's the perfect backdrop for a highly anticipated game that is sure to have the attention
of fans all over campus. Against teams like Morehead State, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and more, there are plenty of draws
on the schedule once again this season, but the home games are only the tip of the iceberg. Fans also need to see a road game
at some point, and matchups against Virginia, Albany, Maine and others are perfect opportunities to do exactly that. No matter
what game you're looking for, the Spiders are sure to have a little something for football fans of all ages this season.
Richmond Spiders Football Team Info
Ever since the team joined the CAA, the Colonial Athletic Association, the
Spiders have been a dominant force, earning multiple titles along the way and becoming nothing short of a staple of the community
in the process. It's never easy in the same conference as teams like Maine, Villanova, James Madison and many other strong
programs, but the Spiders are never lacking in explosive playmakers that know how change the direction of a big game in a
real hurry. You never know when you're going to see the next superstar take his game to the next level wearing the colors
of the Spiders, providing all the incentive you need to head out and see if the Spiders have what it takes to make their move
in the CAA.
NCAA Football Experience
When your favorite team storms the gridiron for an electrifying matchup
against a rival, you'll understand the difference between seeing them on your fancy TV and seeing them from the stands. Once
you've seen the game the way it was meant to be seen, the home-viewing experience suddenly feels like taking a look at the
Grand Canyon on a postage stamp. Be there for all of the hard-hitting college football action, from highlight reel runs and
eye-popping catches to clutch throws that will have you jumping out of your seat in no time. This is a game that, quite simply,
cannot be contained by a TV screen, and you'll be reminded of that loud and clear when you're there in the middle of a matchup
that has fans in and out of their seats.
Richmond Spiders Football History
Originally put together in
1881, the Richmond Spiders have been around for generations at this point, helping to make them a major part of the university
in the process. With more than 500 wins all-time, this is one of the most prolific football programs in NCAA history, and
the tradition is as good as ever as the Spiders head into an exciting new era. Plenty of players have also gone on to play
professionally after their time playing for the Spiders, and the next superstar might come from anywhere. The CAA has plenty
of tough opponents from one year to the next, but that only benefits the fans as they get treated to to-tier college football
matchups on a regular basis.
Richmond Spiders Football Trivia
Did you know that Tim Hightower holds school
records for rushing yards and rushing touchdowns in a season?
Tallying 20 rushing touchdowns and nearly 2,000 yards
rushing, Hightower took his game to the next level during his senior year at Richmond in 2007, leading him to a productive
career in the NFL after getting drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in 2008.
Richmond Spiders Football Fans
of the points of pride for the University of Richmond is the E. Claiborne Robins Stadium, and you'll definitely understand
loud and clear when you're there with nearly 9,000 passionate and energetic Spiders fans for one of the biggest games of the
season. This is a great stadium that has been the home to the Spiders since 2010 and has already had some great moments, helping
to make it the absolute perfect backdrop for a big game. When you're there showing off your favorite team gear along with
all of the other passionate fans who love this team as much as you do, you'll see that this is an exciting football school
that knows how to back their Spiders every time they hit the gridiron.