UMass football fall camp: Creating turnovers, forcing mistakes the focus for linebacking corps

The Minutemen return four starters at linebacker, including redshirt sophomore Shane Huber, who last played in 2013 due to injury.

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UMass football fall camp: Jamal Wilson returns from injury with confidence he is ‘main guy’ at running back

Coming off a broken ankle against Vanderbilt last season, Jamal Wilson said he’s 100 percent healthy and confident that he’s the “main guy” in the Minutemen’s running back corps.

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UMass football fall camp: Freshmen Sekai Lindsay, Andy Isabella impressing at running back

A physical Lindsay and speedy Isabella hope to prove enough in fall camp to earn regular season reps in the backfield for the Minutemen.

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UMass football fall camp day five: Rodney Mills looks to continue bringing versatility to tight end position

With the departure of Jean Sifrin from the Minutemen’s offense, Mills leads a tight end corps that expects to collectively contribute toward matching last season’s positional production.

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UMass football fall camp day four: Veteran offensive line boasts chemistry, looks to improve run blocking

The Minutemen return all five starters to the offensive line, which focuses on helping to boost the run game to balance UMass’ offense.

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UMass football fall camp day three: Ex-quarterbacks A.J. Doyle, Andrew Verboys continue transitions to new positions

Doyle, who moved to tight end last spring, and Verboys, who switched to wide receiver this summer, look to earn playing time after changing from quarterback.

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UMass football fall camp day two: Defensive secondary hopes experience, added depth brings greater consistency

The Minutemen return three key senior starters to the secondary in addition to new additions who will look to make an immediate impact.

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UMass football kicks off day one of fall camp Monday

The Minutemen return to camp with an answer at quarterback and lofty expectations in their final year in the MAC.

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Cyr: The time to start talking football is back again

The UMass football team returned to camp Monday with nothing but football on their minds.

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UMass football adds series with USF, Maine to future schedules

The Minutemen will face the Bulls for the first time in program history in a 2017 trip to Tampa.

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UMass football promotes Liam Coen, Spencer Whipple to co-passing game coordinators

Head coach Mark Whipple announced a series of three coaching changes Tuesday after Mike Cassano, last year’s passing game coordinator, resigned.

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UMass football selected to finish fourth in MAC East preseason poll

The Minutemen received three first-place votes in the media poll and was picked not to finish last for the first time in four years.

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Report: UMass football will host Mississippi State in 2016

The program agreed to a 2-for-1 deal against the Bulldogs and will travel to Mississippi in 2017 and 2020.

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Former UMass tight end Jean Sifrin waived by Colts

The former Minuteman was signed by Indianapolis as an undrafted free agent following the NFL Draft in early May.

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Phil Steele names 10 UMass football players to preseason All-MAC teams

Five members of the MInutemen were named to the All-Mac first-team, tied for most in the conference.

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UMass tight end Jean Sifrin goes undrafted in NFL draft, signs with Indianapolis Colts as undrafted free agent

Sifrin, 27, a 6-foot-5, 242-pound tight end will try out for the Indianapolis Colts this summer.

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UMass notebook: Kitching shines, West Springfield’s Dan Jonah catches touchdown

UMass nose tackle Robert Kitching made two sacks in Friday’s spring game, while a local receiver prospect and former UMass baseball player, Dan Jonah, caught the game’s first touchdown.

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A.J. Doyle looks forward to contributing in a tight end role

The UMass quarterback played tight end at Friday’s spring game, and will play both positions moving forward for the Minutemen.

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Three up three down: Quarterback, defensive line play in focus for UMass

Andrew Cyr details three positive and three negative trends from Friday’s UMass football spring game.

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Mark Whipple: UMass football’s spring game a successful night

Minutemen coach Mark Whipple said the outcome of the game was what he had hoped for and was encouraged by the play of some of his younger depth.

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