The Minutemen’s official Twitter account sends tweet teasing Thursday announcement.
The Minutemen went a combined 8-28 in the past three seasons and allowed an average of 35.5 points per game in 2016.
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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 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.
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.
The Minutemen look to improve blocking, stopping Temple running back Jahad Thomas as focal points for game against the Owls.
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The Minutemen return three key senior starters to the secondary in addition to new additions who will look to make an immediate impact.
The redshirt senior will play his final game Friday at McGuirk Stadium for the Minutemen.
UMass hopes a new defensive scheme coupled with an explosive and aggressive style of play will energize its defensive unit.