Wissman has played under defensive coordinator Ed Pinkham and head coach Mark Whipple at New Hampshire and finished his undergrad at UMass.
Former linebacker Jovan Santos-Knox participates in Pro Day at McGuirk Stadium.
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.
Photos from the Hockey, Football, Field Hockey and Men’s Soccer games that took place the weekend of October 28, 2016. Photos by Judith Gibson-Okunieff, Jong Man Kim, Imogen Fairs, Katherine Mayo, Sam Anderson, Caroline O’Connor and Erica Lowenkron.
The Minutemen passing attack of Ford, Breneman, Isabella gouge Wagner defense in snapping five-game losing skid.
Despite playing their best game in a long time, the Minutemen still felt like there was still room for improvement in a game ‘they should have won.’
The Minutemen have lost five games in a row and will look to pick up their second win against FCS opponent Wagner at McGuirk Stadium on senior day.
The Minutemen couldn’t convert third downs, nor get off the field as Green Wave went on 24-0 run in Saturday’s homecoming game.
Cyr: UMass’ quarterback situation back open after Ross Comis replaces Andrew Ford in the fourth quarter against Tulane
Comis led the Minutemen on two scoring drives in the final quarter against the Green Waves after UMass generated just 83 total yards of offense combined in the second and third quarter.
Before Young broke-out his 83-yard touchdown run against the Bulldogs, he first needed to be patient.
Wide receiver Andy Isabella leads the Minutemen in reception yards in 2016.
Teddy Lowery, Steve Casali make impact with limited snaps from Shane Huber
Injured starter Comis looks to be sidelined for another week while transfer Ford is taking the reigns under center for the second consecutive week.
After struggling for three quarters, Minutemen ground game carries the load to close out Florida International.
Andrew Ford throws three touchdowns in the Minutemen’s win over the Panthers Saturday.
Minutemen look to break out in the run game against a struggling Golden Panthers run defense.
Notebook: Wrapping up UMass football’s loss to Boston College, former Minutemen receivers shine in NFL week one
Tajae Sharpe and Victor Cruz both made significant impacts in their respected games Sunday afternoon.
UMass football spring game quick hits: Brandon Mangram, Randall West impress in low-scoring exhibition
Team White won Friday night’s matchup over Team Maroon 6-3 at McGuirk Stadium.
The former UMass wide receiver and NFL Draft hopeful didn’t participate in running drills Thursday but displayed his route running in front of several NFL scouts.
Data collection studies show how UMass students fare after graduation and which employers keep hiring.