UMass football enjoys much-needed bye week

The Minutemen enjoyed their time off getting rest and watching football while coaching staff spent time visiting recruits across the country.

Cyr: Troy is better than you might think

UMass football will need to be nearly flawless in its matchup with Troy this Saturday.

UMass football not overlooking FCS opponent Wagner in final home game Saturday

Minutemen coach Mark Whipple, quarterback Andrew Ford and tight end Adam Breneman all speak highly of the Seahawks and their Division-I caliber talent.

Bilal Ally, Sekai Lindsay ready to go for UMass football if Marquis Young isn’t healthy for South Carolina

Marquis Young, who’s generated more than three-fourths of the Minutemen’s rushing attack this season, didn’t practice Tuesday after suffering an undisclosed injury against Louisiana Tech.

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.

VIDEO: UMass Football vs. Louisiana Tech postgame interviews

UMass fell to Louisiana Tech 58-26 Saturday afternoon. Mark Whipple, Andrew Ford, Steve Casali and Adam Breneman met with the media.

UMass linebacker Shane Huber to miss remainder of season with knee injury

Minutemen coach Mark Whipple told reporters Tuesday that Huber suffered an ACL injury earlier this season.

UMass football could play both Ross Comis and Andrew Ford Saturday against Tulane

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.

Andy Isabella finds his niche within the UMass football offense

Wide receiver Andy Isabella leads the Minutemen in reception yards in 2016.

SLIDESHOW: Weekend Highlights 9/23/2016

Photos from the weekend of 9/23/2016 including the DYF Music Festival, Through the Photographer’s Eyes, UMass Football and Women’s Lacrosse, UMass Farmer’s Market, and Amherst Apple Harvest and Craft Fair. Photos by Chris O’Keefe, Sam Anderson, Erica Lowenkron, Alec Zabrecky, Christina Yacono, and Katherine Mayo.

Andrew Ford, Ross Comis still battling for UMass football’s starting QB position

Injured starter Comis looks to be sidelined for another week while transfer Ford is taking the reigns under center for the second consecutive week.

UMass tight end Adam Breneman becoming latest to thrive in Whipple’s offense

After having 10 receptions for 77 yards and a touchdown last weekend against Florida International, Breneman is expecting added attention when the Minutemen host Mississippi State this Saturday.

UMass football looks to improve struggling rushing game this week against Florida International

Minutemen look to break out in the run game against a struggling Golden Panthers run defense.

UMass football looks to build on positives from Florida as it continues preparation for Boston College

Quarterback Ross Comis and right tackle Jack Driscoll each feel that playing the Gators on the road have prepared them well for the Minutemen’s showdown with the Eagles.

UMass football quarterback Andrew Ford’s long football journey leads him to Amherst in 2016

Andrew Ford gets ready to play for his third college football team in as many years after his transfer to UMass this past summer.

Notebook: UMass coach Mark Whipple reflects on Florida, looks ahead to Boston College in weekly conference call

Whipple praised the play of both Andy Isabella and Ross Comis in Saturday’s game against the Gators.

UMass Faculty Senate votes against sponsoring a motion supporting the discontinuation of the University’s football program

The motion would have urged Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy, UMass system President Marty Meehan and the University’s Board of Trustees to discontinue Division I football and was defeated by a vote of 26-14.

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.

Peter Angeh ready to take step forward on UMass football’s defensive line

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.

VIDEO: UMass Football Pro day, 2016

On March 24, UMass Football held its Pro day for athletes entering this years NFL draft. The draft begins April 28.