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Cosgrove Begins 22nd Season

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For the 22nd time, Jack Cosgrove will lead his UMaine Black Bear team to an opening day game. This time a home tilt against Norfolk State from Virginia. And this time, the Bears begin play as defending CAA champs.

Here are some of the numbers as Maine kicks off its 123rd football season…

-  Going back to 1892, Maine is 59-53-10 in season openers

-  Maine opened at Norfolk State last year, winning 23-6

-  The Bears are 8-0 alltime vs Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference teams

-  Maine was picked to finish 7th in the CAA, Norfolk St picked 6th in MEAC

-  Jack Cosgrove enters the game with a 121-121 record as head coach

-  Cosgrove was UMaine quarterback in 1976 and 1977 when current Norfolk St coach  Pete Adrian was defensive coordinator at Rhode Island

-  The Bears begin the season ranked #25 in The Sports Network Poll (#20 in Coaches Poll), Norfolk State is unranked

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