Andrew Ford ready to face challenge of playing in hostile environment when UMass football plays South Carolina this Saturday
Minutemen quarterback Andrew Ford will have his work cut out for him in his first career road start when UMass travels to Williams-Brice Stadium this weekend.
UMass football dropped its third consecutive game, while Minutemen hockey opened the Greg Carvel era with a weekend split against Colorado College.
Marquis Young ran for a season-high rushing total in the Minutemen’s 36-16 loss to the Monarchs.
The Minutemen will look to play more consistent on both sides of the ball heading into Friday’s matchup with the Monarchs.
After Ross Comis led the Minutemen on two fourth-quarter scoring drives against Tulane, Whipple said that both Comis and Ford will probably play Saturday against Tulane.
The Minutemen struggled on third and fourth down, falling to the Green Wave 31-24 on Saturday.
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.
Teddy Lowery, Steve Casali make impact with limited snaps from Shane Huber
The Minutemen couldn’t complete fourth quarter rally in falling to second Southeastern Conference team this season.
Injured starter Comis looks to be sidelined for another week while transfer Ford is taking the reigns under center for the second consecutive week.
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.
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.
Ford led the Minutemen to their first win of the season behind a 278-yard, three-touchdown performance against Florida international.
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.
The Minutemen allowed eight sacks enroute to 26-7 loss against the Eagles.
The Eagles outgained the Minutemen by 176 yards, scored 26 unanswered points in the “Battle of the Bay State” at Gillette Stadium.
The Minutemen accumulated only 122 yards of total offense Saturday afternoon against rival Boston College.
The Minutemen face difficult task in first season as FBS independent with a loaded schedule featuring three teams from the Southeastern Conference.