Saturday marks the 35th meeting between JMU and Richmond, with the Spiders holding an 18-16 advantage, which includes UR leading 9-7 in Harrisonburg. Last season, JMU won a thriller, 47-43, at UR.
JMU’s 38-3 win over URI last Saturday marked JMU’s program-record 21st consecutive triumph, which extended the CAA record and longest mark in all of Division I. Only three other teams, all FBS programs, have at least 10 wins. Following JMU are Miami out of the ACC with a FBS-best 13 straight wins. Both Georgia (SEC) and Wisconsin (Big Ten) have won 10 consecutive. North Carolina A&T (MEAC) is second in the FCS with nine in a row.