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Report: UMass to let go of football coach Mark Whipple

By Thomas Johnston, Assistant Sports Editor November 20, 2018
Whipple is the programs all-time win leader.
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UMass set to take on South Florida without coach Mark Whipple

By Thomas Johnston, Assistant Sports Editor October 3, 2018
The Minutemen are coming off a 58-42 loss to Ohio on Saturday.
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UMass suspends coach Mark Whipple for one week after using ‘rape’ in postgame comments

By Kyle DaLuz, Managing Editor September 30, 2018
Whipple criticized the officials for a perceived non-call on a play in Saturday’s 58-42 loss to Ohio.
UMass Notebook: Mark Whipple’s contract will be extended

UMass Notebook: Mark Whipple’s contract will be extended

By Philip Sanzo December 5, 2017

Six weeks into the Massachusetts football team’s season, it appeared that UMass coach Mark Whipple’s time in Amherst was over. The team was 0-6 and, given the strength of its remaining schedule, looked...

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Mark Whipple announces UMass football 2017 recruiting class

By Kyle DaLuz February 2, 2017

It was a celebration Wednesday afternoon in the Massachusetts Room at Mullins Center, as the Massachusetts football team announced its recruiting class for the 2017 season in a live-stream event on...

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From Bill O’Brien to Mark Whipple: UMass tight end Adam Breneman statistically having one of the best seasons in college football

By Andrew Cyr October 27, 2016

Quarterback and lifelong friend Andrew Ford wasn’t the only one who tight end Adam Breneman reached out to before joining the Massachusetts football team. Prior to his decision, Breneman, a transfer...

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Notebook: UMass football coach Mark Whipple not tipping hand in quarterback decision for Saturday’s game

By Andrew Cyr September 20, 2016

To no one’s surprise, Massachusetts football coach Mark Whipple was quick to dismiss any notion of a quarterback controversy between Ross Comis and Andrew Ford during his weekly coach’s conference...

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

By Andrew Cyr September 6, 2016

Despite falling to No. 25 Florida Saturday night 24-7, Massachusetts football coach Mark Whipple said he was pleased with UMass’ effort in all three phases of the game Monday morning on his weekly...

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UMass football coach Mark Whipple announces Ross Comis as starting quarterback, transfer Andrew Ford close behind

By Andrew Cyr August 8, 2016

Massachusetts quarterback Ross Comis is no stranger to position battles during the grueling preseason August practices, but this season he’s ready to take part in the team’s most important competition. As...

(Judith Gibson-Okunieff/Daily Collegian)

Mark Whipple: UMass football’s spring game a successful night

By Mark Chiarelli April 17, 2015

It was exactly what Mark Whipple hoped for. The Massachusetts football team’s spring game came down to the last play Friday, with Team UMass (wearing red) beating Team Minutemen (wearing white)...

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Cyr: Mark Whipple’s late-game decision Saturday was an understandable one

By Andrew Cyr October 6, 2014

Before people start jumping the gun, let me first start by saying that I disagreed with Massachusetts football coach Mark Whipple’s decision in the final seconds of Saturday’s 42-41 loss against...

UMass head coach Mark Whipple keeps a watchful eye from the sidelines. (Cade Belisle/Daily Collegian)

Mark Whipple seeking for better trust between offense, defense against Colorado

By Mark Chiarelli September 4, 2014

Massachusetts football coach Mark Whipple spent time poring through film following his team’s season-opening loss to Boston College. All the usual suspects made the list – he looked at offense,...

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