EPISODE 52- HEAD COACH BRIAN SURACE

2013-SURACE-FDU_PODCASTThe Widener Pride pitched a 30-0 shutout against FDU-Florham at Robert T. Shields Field, on Saturday. Brian admitted the penalties resulted in poor field position for the Devils. Coach mentioned one player can shut down an offense play. Despite being shutout, Surace concluded all three phases of team (offense, defense, & special teams) were not opportunistic to create a victory. Regardless of the loss, freshman punter Holden Ehrhart & junior Tight End Joe LeBlanc had fantastic efforts. (more…)

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EPISODE 51- TYLER MAUER

2014-MAURERTyler Mauer is the new ringmaster of the Devils aerial attack. The West Milford, NJ native briefly reminisces of his love for the gridiron. Tyler mentions what a quarterback has to prepare for when the offense elects to run the ball; a defense displays a blitz package; and the internal clock that is embedded in a signal-caller’s mind as a play develops. Obviously Tyler loves being the field general & make plays. (more…)

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EPISODE 49- RICH VAZZANO

2014-VAZZANORich Vazzano is one of the Devil  enforcers on defense. At 6′-2″ & 230 pounds of granite, the Sparta, NJ native has compiled 7 tackles in 2 contests. In addition, Vazzano garnered a sack of the quarterback in the opening game of the season. Rich discusses his birth onto the gridiron; the advantages of the Devils 4-3 defensive set. The Defensive Coordinator of FDU-Florham Scott Sperone described Vazzano as a good-guy who doesn’t cut corners. This bright young man plans to continue his education in the medical field!  (more…)

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EPISODE 48-HEAD COACH BRIAN SURACE

2013-SURACE-FDU_PODCASTHead Coach Surace discusses the Devils opening game defeat to The College of New Jersey, 17-13. In order to improve from the loss, Brian reviews the miscues the team displayed. However, FDU-Florham had individual defensive performances led by a trio of seniors which included: Bob Loneker, Rich Vazzano, & Nick Barber. First year quarterback Tyler Maurer impressed the coaching staff with his performance. (more…)

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EPISODE 47- ANTHONY ALECCI, DB

ALECCI_PODCASTDevil Coordinator Scott Sperone labeled Anthony Alecchi as ‘a smart player’. Furthermore, Head Coach Brian Surace mentions the Roxbury, NJ native ‘measures up like a MAC (Middle Atlantic Conference) safety’. Alecci reminisces about his foray into football & a pigskin state championship in high school. One of the team captains, The strong safety explains the basic fundamentals of how to cover a receiver & his experiences at FDU-Florham as a student- athlete. (more…)

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