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.
The Minutemen face difficult task in first season as FBS independent with a loaded schedule featuring three teams from the Southeastern Conference.
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.
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.
After appearing in all 36 games during his career with the Minutemen and starting every game the past two season, Angeh will be looked upon to make big stops if they want to succeed in 2016.