Marquis Young ran for a season-high rushing total in the Minutemen’s 36-16 loss to the Monarchs.
The Minutemen will look to play more consistent on both sides of the ball heading into Friday’s matchup with the Monarchs.
The Minutemen and Monarchs will now kickoff Friday, Oct. 7, at 8 p.m.
After Ross Comis led the Minutemen on two fourth-quarter scoring drives against Tulane, Whipple said that both Comis and Ford will probably play Saturday against Tulane.
A recap of the month of September at UMass Amherst. Photos by Jessica Picard, Katherine Mayo, Sam Anderson, Erica Lowenkron, Judith Gibson-Okunieff, Chris O’Keefe, Christina Yacono, and Grace Gulick.
Photos from Homecoming Weekend 2016 including Woodstock Stories with Michael Lang and Elliot Landy, Revolution Run 5K, Homecoming parade, Men’s soccer, football, ice hockey, field hockey and Fearing Street Festival. Photos by Chris O’Keefe, Katherine Mayo, Erica Lowenkron, Jessica Picard, Judith Gibson-Okunieff and Alex Tang
The Minutemen struggled on third and fourth down, falling to the Green Wave 31-24 on Saturday.
The Minutemen couldn’t convert third downs, nor get off the field as Green Wave went on 24-0 run in Saturday’s homecoming game.
Cyr: UMass’ quarterback situation back open after Ross Comis replaces Andrew Ford in the fourth quarter against Tulane
Comis led the Minutemen on two scoring drives in the final quarter against the Green Waves after UMass generated just 83 total yards of offense combined in the second and third quarter.
The Minutemen’s quarterback situation looks to be decided as they host Tulane Saturday gunning for their second consecutive victory at McGuirk Stadium.
Teddy Lowery, Steve Casali make impact with limited snaps from Shane Huber
Photos from the weekend of 9/23/2016 including the DYF Music Festival, Through the Photographer’s Eyes, UMass Football and Women’s Lacrosse, UMass Farmer’s Market, and Amherst Apple Harvest and Craft Fair. Photos by Chris O’Keefe, Sam Anderson, Erica Lowenkron, Alec Zabrecky, Christina Yacono, and Katherine Mayo.
The Minutemen couldn’t complete fourth quarter rally in falling to second Southeastern Conference team this season.
The Minutemen were outscored 28-7 in the third quarter, as the Minutemen fell to the Bulldogs 47-35 at Gillette Stadium.
The Minutemen held a lead for the majority of the first half and again in the third quarter before eventually falling to SEC foe Mississippi State at Gillette Stadium.
Coming off their first win of the season, the Minutemen look to build momentum against Bulldogs.
Cyr: Comis? Ford? Here’s how I would handle the UMass quarterback situation this weekend against Mississippi State
With Mark Whipple still not making any public announcement regarding Saturday’s starting quarterback, Andrew Cyr shares his thought process on who should get the start.
Injured starter Comis looks to be sidelined for another week while transfer Ford is taking the reigns under center for the second consecutive week.
After having 10 receptions for 77 yards and a touchdown last weekend against Florida International, Breneman is expecting added attention when the Minutemen host Mississippi State this Saturday.
Notebook: UMass football coach Mark Whipple not tipping hand in quarterback decision for Saturday’s game
After missing the entire second half against Florida International, inside linebacker Shane Huber is expected to be a game day decision against the Bulldogs.