2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
9-1, 1st in CAA
30d

Pick-6 cements James Madison comeback, top Villanova 38-24

Ben DiNucci passed for three touchdowns, MJ Hampton returned an interception 83 yards for the winning score and James Madison rallied with a dominant fourth quarter to clip Villanova 38-24 on Saturday in a clash of two teams ranked in the top five of...

37d

DiNucci, Hamilton help James Madison beat Stony Brook in OT

Ben DiNucci accounted for two touchdowns, Jawon Hamilton capped the scoring with a 3-yard run on the first possession of overtime, and James Madison beat Stony Brook 45-38 on Saturday night in a battle of two top teams in the Football Championship...

65d

James Madison stymies St. Francis (Pa) 44-7

Ben DiNucci threw two touchdown passes, Solomon Vanhorse ran for two and the James Madison defense was dominant in the Dukes' 44-7 win over Saint Francis (Pa.) on Saturday.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Senior Writer 

James Madison has hired Elon University's Curt Cignetti as its next head coach. Cignetti went 14-9 with two FCS playoff appearances in two seasons with Elon and has a 67-26 overall record as a college head coach. He replaces Mike Houston, who left for the top job at East Carolina. Cignetti also been an assistant for five FBS programs, most recently as Alabama's wide receivers coach from 2007 to 2010.

AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez
344d

ECU hires coach Houston from JMU, new AD

East Carolina hired athletic director Jon Gilbert, who then announced that James Madison Dukes coach Mike Houston would now coach the Pirates.

Colgate's game-winning field goal advances it to quarterfinal (1:21)
346d
Colgate strikes again with 14-yd TD (0:22)
346d
Colgate ties game with 32-yd TD (0:32)
346d
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347d

Charlotte pulls back offer to JMU coach Houston

James Madison coach Mike Houston informed Charlotte that he had interest in exploring other coaching opportunities, so the 49ers have pulled back their offer.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Senior Writer 

Charlotte athletic director Mike Hill releases a statement that the school has withdrawn a contract offer to James Madison coach Mike Houston because Houston still plans to pursue other jobs. Houston likely will take the East Carolina job instead. Charlotte could turn to Matt Canada, Maryland's acting head coach for the past season, or other candidates for its vacancy.

NC State's Riley snares 50-50 ball in end zone (0:39)
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Adam Rittenberg ESPN Senior Writer 

SOURCE: Marshall is hiring Byron Thweatt as linebackers coach. Thweatt has been inside linebackers coach at James Madison the past two seasons. The former Virginia All-ACC linebacker has been a head coach at Virginia State and spent eight years on the staff at Richmond.

North Dakota State holds off James Madison to win FCS title (1:34)
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Stick connects with Shepherd for long TD (0:37)
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Marshall dismantles South Dakota State defense with 87-yard TD run (0:31)
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