REPORT: Tom Masella out as defensive coordinator for UMass football

The Minutemen went a combined 8-28 in the past three seasons and allowed an average of 35.5 points per game in 2016.

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.

Second-half struggles continue for UMass football in 51-9 loss to BYU

The Minutemen failed to score in the second half in Provo, allow 37 points over final two quarters.

UMass football scores early, often in senior day victory over Wagner

The Minutemen passing attack of Ford, Breneman, Isabella gouge Wagner defense in snapping five-game losing skid.

UMass football’s defense can’t keep up with Louisiana Tech’s punishing passing game

Bulldogs wide receiver Carlos Henderson finished with 12 receptions for 326 passing yards and five touchdowns passes to lead the La. Tech passing attack.

UMass football drops third straight game falling to Old Dominion Friday night

Marquis Young ran for a season-high rushing total in the Minutemen’s 36-16 loss to the Monarchs.

Running backs Marquis Young, John Robinson-Woodgett come through late for UMass football

After struggling for three quarters, Minutemen ground game carries the load to close out Florida International.

UMass football picks up first win of the season topping Florida International Saturday

Andrew Ford throws three touchdowns in the Minutemen’s win over the Panthers Saturday.

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 falls flat in “Battle of the Bay State”

The Eagles outgained the Minutemen by 176 yards, scored 26 unanswered points in the “Battle of the Bay State” at Gillette Stadium.

Time to shine

After sitting behind Blake Frohnapfel for the past two seasons, quarterback Ross Comis is ready to lead the Minutemen in their first season as an FBS Independent.

Down in the Swamp: UMass football opens season Saturday against No. 25 Florida

The Minutemen are heavy underdogs as they prepare for their season-opener with Gators.

UMass football boasts young, balanced rushing attack going into 2016 season

Sophomore Marquis Young headlines the 2016 rushing attack for the Minutemen after a successful freshman season.

UMass football looks to add more size, depth on defensive side heading into 2016

After losing eight starters to graduation, the Minutemen’s defense has a much different look filled with underclassmen and junior-college transfers heading into the season.

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.

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.

Former UMass football players reflect on finances during Pro Day Thursday

Former Minutemen talked about the money aspect of football and whether or not college football players should be payed Thursday at UMass’ annual Pro Day.

Former UMass tight end Jean Sifrin participates in UMass’ 2016 Pro Day

After being released from the Indianapolis Colts where he was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2015, Sifrin showcased his skills for 19 NFL teams and plans on playing in the inaugural season for Major League Football.

Homecoming not a strong point for UMass in the past

Last season, the Massachusetts football team lost a close game on Homecoming night, but this year, they hope to be on the winning end of the game.