UMass: Minutemen add game against Liberty on November 27th

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October 21, 2020

Image courtesy of UMass Athletics UMass announced this morning that they have added a third game this season. The Minutemen will travel to Lynchburg, Virginia to play Liberty on Friday, November 27th. The game is scheduled for a noon kickoff. Another matchup for the #Flagship 🚩 on November 27 🏈 at Liberty📍 Lynchburg, Va.🕓 12 p.m. pic.twitter.com/w3UvwoVN7k — UMass Football (@UMassFootball) October 21, 2020 The two schools were originally scheduled…

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UMass: Minutemen add a second game with Marshall

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October 20, 2020

The 2020 UMass football season will continue as the school announced yesterday that they have added a second game this season. The Minutemen will travel to Huntington, West Virginia on November 7th to take on the 22nd ranked Marshall Thundering Herd. The Herd will host the Minutemen at 2:30 p.m. at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. 𝗕𝗮𝗰𝗸 𝘁𝗼 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸 𝗼𝗻 𝗡𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿 𝟳 🏈 at No. 22 Marshall📍 Huntington, W.V.🕓 2:30 p.m.#Flagship…

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UMass: Minutemen struggle in all three phases in 41-0 loss to Georgia Southern

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October 17, 2020

Image courtesy of AJ HENDERSON/GEORGIA SOUTHERN ATHLETICS STATESBORO, GA: UMass finally made their long awaited 2020 season debut against the Georgia Southern Eagles and despite it being a new season, the results were the same as last season for the Minutemen in a 41-0 loss. Despite getting blown out. Minutemen head coach Walt Bell was just glad to be out there. “Obviously the result is not what we wanted but…

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UMass: Minutemen release their depth chart prior to Saturday’s opener

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October 14, 2020

Mike Fallon is listed as the starting quarterback for Saturday’s game. UMass released their first depth chart ahead of Saturday’s game at Georgia Southern. There are some interesting changes to the starting line up and some key omissions from last year’s roster. Offensively, Mike Fallon is listed as the starting quarterback. Walt Bell and the offensive staff like Fallon. He knows the offense and they are comfortable starting him right…

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UMass: Minutemen to open the 2020 season at Georgia Southern

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October 9, 2020

Image courtesy of Georgia Southern Athletics. UMass announced this afternoon that they are kicking off the 2020 season next Saturday at Georgia Southern. The game will kickoff at 4 pm and it will be televised on ESPNU. Start the countdown… NINE DAYS TO KICKOFF‼️‼️ 📰 https://t.co/0t7tihFitN#Flagship 🚩 pic.twitter.com/tB9UsdWfZy — UMass Football (@UMassFootball) October 8, 2020 Three weeks after announcing a return to play, Athletic Director Ryan Bamford has been feverishly…

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UMass: UMass announces their intentions to play football this fall

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September 21, 2020

UMass Football is back!  The school announced this morning that they intend on playing football this fall after initially opting to move the season to the Spring of 2021. The university released the following statement from Athletic Director Ryan Bamford : “The health and safety of our student-athletes, coaches and staff has always been our first priority. Since returning to campus in June, the members of our football program have…

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UMass: UMass announces the cancellation of the fall sports season

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August 11, 2020

UMass announced this morning that they will not be playing fall sports in 2020. That means that the Minutemen will not be playing football. The did say that they will contemplate playing the fall season in the spring. After consulting with university, state and public health officials, we have made the decision to cancel the 2020 @UMassFootball season. https://t.co/yUyzuuILKN — UMass Athletics (@UMassAthletics) August 11, 2020 Athletic Director Ryan Bamford…

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UMass: For the Minutemen, a season of uncertainty brings an opportunity to get better

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August 7, 2020

The UMass Minutemen opened up training camp on Wednesday with a lot of uncertainty. As of now, the Minutemen are still playing this season. They are scheduled to play nine games although by all accounts, it is too early to tell if the Minutemen will actually play nine games. As of today, UMass must find replacements for UConn who is not playing for his season. Albany and Auburn. Losing the…

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UMass: Minutemen focus on getting bigger up front with their 2020 class

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February 20, 2020

Natick’s Josh Atwood could play right away for the Minutemen. UMass signed 21 three star recruits in what is shaping up to be a good class for the Minutemen. Walt Bell and the UMass coaching staff emphasized getting bigger and stronger up front on both the offensive and defensive lines. They also wanted to upgrade the defense particularly at linebacker. They accomplished both. The staff also focused on adding some…

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UMass: UMass Minutemen (1-9) at Northwestern Wildcats (1-8)

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November 16, 2019

UMass travels to Evanston, Illinois to battle Northwestern. Both programs have struggled mightily this season. UMass’ defense has been historically bad. Northwestern’s offense has been one of the worst in program history. Something has to give right? Here are three keys to the game for the Minutemen. 1. Defense needs to get a three and out to start: If the Minutemen can get an early three and out, that would…

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