The area college football season kicks off Thursday as Edinboro and Gannon hit the road for openers.
That will start a weekend of football that also will include openers for Mercyhurst and Allegheny.
Edinboro opens against Walsh in Canton, Ohio, Thursday evening, while Gannon is set to visit Lake Erie College in Painesville, Ohio. On Saturday, Mercyhurst will visit Bentley in Waltham, Mass. Finally, Allegheny will be the only team at home on the opening weekend when the Gators host NCAC rival Kenyon.
In preparation for the openers, the Times-News has been printing a series of college football season previews. Check out previews for Allegheny from Sunday’s Times-News, Edinboro from Monday, Gannon from Tuesday and Mercyhurst from today.
– Jeff Kirik, sports editor