UMass spring football notebook: Ross Comis excited for quarterback competition, Marquis Young looks to build off last season’s late season surge
Comis, who will enter his redshirt sophomore season in 2016, appeared in six games this past season and is a frontrunner to take over as quarterback for the Minutemen.
Tajae Sharpe is set to be the focal point for UMass’ pro day Thursday, while the Minutemen also named a new offensive line, tight ends coach
Three current members of the team and one former player were arrested and found to have violated Amherst’s noise bylaw after police dispersed a party at Alpine Commons Saturday.
With the signing of pro-style quarterback Andrew Ford, the quarterback battle between him and Ross Comis has set itself up to be the most interesting competition heading into 2016.
The team confirmed Tuesday that seven players are no longer on the team, including several former starters for the Minutemen.
Former Pittsburgh safety Patrick Amara announced his decision to transfer to the Minutemen via Twitter last Thursday.
Grier becomes the second current high-ranking executive within the Dolphins organization to have graduated from UMass.
The senior finished 2015 with 111 receptions, 1,319 receiving yards and five touchdowns and is the first Minuteman in the FBS-era selected to an All-American team.
UMass receiver Tajae Sharpe thanks the UMass community for its support during his Minutemen career.
Senior wide receiver Tajae Sharpe was the Minutemen’s lone first team selection announced by the conference Wednesday afternoon.
The Rochester, New York, native and defensive back from Erie Community College joins cousin and UMass running back Marquis Young.
After finishing their final season in the MAC, UMass will graduate a core group of seniors and embark on life as an independent.
The Minutemen matched their record from a season ago with their third win of 2015 Friday in Buffalo.
Blake Frohnapfel is one of 19 seniors who will be playing in their final collegiate games Friday in Buffalo.
Minutemen coach Mark Whipple walked out of his postgame press conference Saturday following a 20-13 loss on Senior Day.
Blake Frohnapfel was sacked six times and the Minutemen were limited to 250 yards on offense in Saturday’s loss.
The Minutemen have a chance to build their first winning streak of the season in a battle with the RedHawks at McGuirk Stadium.
The Minutemen defeated the Eagles 28-17 Saturday behind a 330-yard rushing performance headed by Marquis Young and Jamal Wilson.
The Eagles rank in the bottom 10 in a number of defensive categories that provides the Minutemen with an optimal opportunity to stop their five-game losing streak.
After rushing for 231 yards against the Eagles last year, UMass looks for a repeat performance against the MAC’s worst rush defense.