Cyr: What’s the problem with UMass football?

After heightened expectations and a 1-8 start to the season, the Minutemen are underachieving and there’s no one answer to the problem.

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UMass football beat in ‘one-on-one’ situations in low-scoring loss to Akron

Minutemen coach Mark Whipple stressed after Saturday’s game that UMass could not win matchups on the offensive line and out wide against the Zips.

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UMass football drops fifth straight against Akron at Gillette Stadium

The Minutemen couldn’t convert on their final drive in a 17-13 loss Saturday afternoon in Foxborough.

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UMass seniors hope to bring back fond memories when they take on Akron this Saturday

When the seniors on the UMass football roster were freshmen back in 2012, the Minutemen defeated the Zips 22-14.

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UMass football focusing on finishing season strong after losing chance at bowl bid

The Minutemen will try to pick up wins in their final four games to make up for a disappointing start to the season.

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MAC football notebook: Western Michigan crushes EMU, Central Michigan downs Akron

The Broncos maintained their perfect record in MAC play while the Chippewas won a defensive battle.

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UMass football loses fourth straight, guarantees fourth straight losing season

The Minutemen fell 20-10 against Ball State Saturday afternoon in Muncie, Indiana.

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Road trip provides perfect opportunity for UMass football to turn season around

The Minutemen look to secure their first win on the season away from the Bay State when it takes on Ball State Saturday.

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Chiusano: UMass must set its sights lower than No. 19 Toledo

The Minutemen must beat teams at their own level before taking down powerhouses like Toledo and Notre Dame.

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MAC football notebook: Bowling Green rolls over struggling Kent State

The Falcons moved their win streak to five, while Central Michigan held off Ball State Saturday.

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Third quarter woes continue for UMass football in Saturday loss to Toledo

Despite leading 28-10 at the half, the Minutemen squandered its upset bid against the No. 19 Rockets in a lackluster second half.

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Second half meltdown derails UMass football in 51-35 loss to No. 19 Toledo

The Minutemen allowed 38 unanswered points in the second half, erasing the 18-point lead they built in the first half.

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SLIDESHOW: Sports roundup Oct. 15-Oct. 22

Check out the top sports shots from this past week, Oct. 16-Oct. 22.

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UMass football looking to regain focus against No. 19 Toledo

The Minutemen welcome one of the MAC’s top offenses, led by its strong rushing attack, to Gillette Stadium Saturday.

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UMass linebacker Da’Sean Downey pleads not guilty to assault charges

The sophomore is due back in court Dec. 8 for a pretrial hearing regarding charges stemming from an altercation at a February house party.

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UMass football looks to hit the ground running

The Minutemen are hoping a trio of tackles and stable of running backs will help them improve their rushing attack.

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Homecoming a special weekend for parents of UMass football seniors

In the final homecoming game for quarterback Blake Frohnapfel and receiver Tajae Sharpe Saturday, their families reflected on their own special experiences.

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UMass football’s offense held stagnant in 15-10 loss to Kent State on homecoming

The Minutemen finished with a season-low 257 yards of offense and were held scoreless in the second half in their loss to the Golden Flashes.

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Blake Frohnapfel, UMass offense struggle in disappointing loss to Kent State

The Minutemen saw their lowest offensive output of the season in a 15-10 loss on homecoming.

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Third and 20 Podcast: Episode 1

The first episode of Third and 20, where Nick Souza, Ryan Donovan, and Chris Marino discuss the latest news in the NFL.

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