Young receivers vie for starting roles vacated by graduates from UMass football team

With the spring game a week away, Andrew Ford and Andy Isabella work to get new receivers up to speed.

Cyr: What’s next for UMass football?

The Minutemen finished the 2016 season with a 2-10 record, and have now dropped to 10-50 since making the leap to FBS football five years ago.

UMass football falls to Hawaii in season finale Saturday night at Aloha Stadium

Despite making a late comeback attempt, the Minutemen fell to the Rainbow Warriors 46-40, dropping them to 2-10 on the season.

UMass football falters in the fourth quarter in loss to Troy Saturday afternoon

The Minutemen were down just four points early in the third quarter, but could not keep momentum in their loss to the Trojans.

Andy Isabella finds his niche within the UMass football offense

Wide receiver Andy Isabella leads the Minutemen in reception yards in 2016.

Notebook: Ford ‘takes step forward,’ Williams appears on SportsCenter

Teddy Lowery, Steve Casali make impact with limited snaps from Shane Huber

UMass football can’t overcome four third quarter Mississippi State touchdowns, fall 47-35 Saturday

The Minutemen couldn’t complete fourth quarter rally in falling to second Southeastern Conference team this season.

UMass quarterback Andrew Ford shines in place of injured Ross Comis

Ford led the Minutemen to their first win of the season behind a 278-yard, three-touchdown performance against Florida international.

UMass football heads into 2016 season with a tough slate ahead

The Minutemen face difficult task in first season as FBS independent with a loaded schedule featuring three teams from the Southeastern Conference.

Notebook: UMass coach Mark Whipple reflects on Florida, looks ahead to Boston College in weekly conference call

Whipple praised the play of both Andy Isabella and Ross Comis in Saturday’s game against the Gators.

UMass football gets back in action with start of training camp

In their first season as an independent, the Minutemen attempt to knock off the rust and gauge competition levels of new and returning players as the football season commences.

UMass football coach Mark Whipple announces Ross Comis as starting quarterback, transfer Andrew Ford close behind

Comis appeared in six games for the Minutemen in 2015 serving as Blake Frohnapfel’s backup.

UMass quarterback Ross Comis using spring practices as time to get acclimated to starting role, relationship with receivers

Shakur Nesmith is the lone returning Minutemen receiver that caught touchdown pass in 2015 season.

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.

UMass football notebook: Bailey-Smith to miss remainder of 2015 with knee injury

Bailey-Smith will have surgery Friday after sitting out the Minutemen’s trip to Notre Dame last weekend.

UMass football’s Jalen Williams arrested Sunday morning, suspended from team

Senior wide receiver Jalen Williams was arrested for Breaking and Entering and larceny under $250.