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.

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UMass football notebook: Annual pro day set for Thursday; Minutemen shake up coaching staff

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

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Three UMass football players arraigned Tuesday following weekend arrest

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.

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UMass football announces 30 members to its 2016 recruiting class

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.

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Seven players no longer members of UMass football

The team confirmed Tuesday that seven players are no longer on the team, including several former starters for the Minutemen.

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UMass football adds pair of running backs to 2016 recruiting class

Former Pittsburgh safety Patrick Amara announced his decision to transfer to the Minutemen via Twitter last Thursday.

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UMass graduate Chris Grier named general manager of Miami Dolphins Monday

Grier becomes the second current high-ranking executive within the Dolphins organization to have graduated from UMass.

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UMass wide receiver Tajae Sharpe selected as second-team All-American

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.

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An open letter to the UMass community from Tajae Sharpe

UMass receiver Tajae Sharpe thanks the UMass community for its support during his Minutemen career.

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Six UMass football players tabbed to All-MAC teams Wednesday

Senior wide receiver Tajae Sharpe was the Minutemen’s lone first team selection announced by the conference Wednesday afternoon.

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UMass football picks up walk-on commitment from Jaquan McCullough

The Rochester, New York, native and defensive back from Erie Community College joins cousin and UMass running back Marquis Young.

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Cyr: Season’s end brings uncertainty to UMass football program

After finishing their final season in the MAC, UMass will graduate a core group of seniors and embark on life as an independent.

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UMass football closes book on 2015 season with win over Buffalo

The Minutemen matched their record from a season ago with their third win of 2015 Friday in Buffalo.

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UMass football prepares for final regular season game against Buffalo Friday

Blake Frohnapfel is one of 19 seniors who will be playing in their final collegiate games Friday in Buffalo.

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Frustration continues for UMass football in second half letdown against Miami (Ohio)

Minutemen coach Mark Whipple walked out of his postgame press conference Saturday following a 20-13 loss on Senior Day.

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UMass football falls on Senior Day to Miami (Ohio) Saturday afternoon

Blake Frohnapfel was sacked six times and the Minutemen were limited to 250 yards on offense in Saturday’s loss.

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UMass football looks to translate ‘energy’ into Senior Day success vs. Miami (OH)

The Minutemen have a chance to build their first winning streak of the season in a battle with the RedHawks at McGuirk Stadium.

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Rushing attack leads UMass football to second win of season against Eastern Michigan

The Minutemen defeated the Eagles 28-17 Saturday behind a 330-yard rushing performance headed by Marquis Young and Jamal Wilson.

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UMass football seeks second win of season against struggling Eastern Michigan defense

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.

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Matchup with Eastern Michigan presents opportunity for UMass football’s run game

After rushing for 231 yards against the Eagles last year, UMass looks for a repeat performance against the MAC’s worst rush defense.

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