Richmond football and men's basketball FM broadcasts are moving to 107.3, BBT, Alpha Media's Greatest Hits station.
Anticipation is at an all-time high for the Richmond Spiders football program and that was on display at the annual CAA Media Day in Baltimore when Richmond was named the league's preseason favorite and seven different student-athletes were named to the league's preseason all-conference team.
Athlon Sports named the Richmond, Va. native among the top-five FCS receivers in the country entering the upcoming 2016 season.
Fans will now have a chance to be up close and personal with that exciting action with the unveiling of the brand new Red Zone Hospitality Area at the north end of Robins Stadium.
All six of the Spiders' home games will be on Comcast SportsNet, while road games at UVA and Stony Brook will also be televised. The season finale at William & Mary has a strong possibility of a wild card, but that will be determined closer to the end of the regular season.
Coming off a record setting 2015 season, rising senior David Jones earned a spot on the Athlon FCS Preseason All-American squad for the fourth-ranked University of Richmond football team.
With sixteen starters returning from last year's squad that reached the FCS Semifinals, expectations are high for the 2016 edition of the University of Richmond Spiders football team. Those expectations aren't confined to just Robins Stadium as Athlon pegged the Spiders #4 in the 2016 Preseason FCS poll. It marks the third time in the past nine years that Richmond has started in the top-four and the first time since 2009 when the Spiders entered the year as the top-ranked team in the preseason.
The final 2016 Richmond Football Captains' Profile on Winston Craig
Clint Sintim, the Spiders' Assistant Linebackers and Defensive Line Coach, has been selected as a recipient of the Bill Walsh Fellowship, a program administered by the NFL Management Council and NFL Player Engagement.
Offensive lineman Thomas Evans is one of the more under-the-radar guys when looking from the outside at the Richmond football program but when speaking to those inside it, Evans is seen as an essential piece to the success of the team both on and off the field.
2016 Captains' Profile on David Jones
The Spiders will take on the new-look Cavaliers of the University of Virginia on Saturday, Sept. 3 at 3:30 p.m. on ESPN3.