Football Notebook: Whipple opts not to engage in politics in choosing to respect everyone’s space

UMass coach tells his players to respect each other’s spaces regardless of beliefs after election.

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

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

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.

Former UMass wide receiver Tajae Sharpe selected in fifth round of 2016 NFL Draft

Shape was selected in the fifth round (140th overall) by the Tennessee Titans Saturday afternoon.