UMass: Defense plays well, offense struggles in frustrating loss to FAU

November 21, 2020

Image courtesy of Ralph Notaro BOCA RATON, FLA: The UMass defense played its best game in the Walt Bell era but a lack of offense proved to be the difference in a 24-2 loss last night to Florida Atlantic. Bell praised the defense for their effort. “Our best defensive effort since we’ve been here, That’s damn good team defense.” It truly was good team defense. The Minutemen hurried and harassed…


Boston College: New faces will have to step it up for the Eagles defense to play well

August 27, 2019

The Boston College Eagles defense lost several key contributors from last season, particularly in the front seven. The Eagles are only returning three starters from last season’s team. The most notable returning starter on defense is defensive tackle Tanner Karafa who was recently named captain. Karafa along with weakside linebacker Max Richardson and cornerback Brandon Sebastian will lead a unit that is talented but young and inexperienced. Steve Addazio and…