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DailyCollegian.com sports podcast: Episode 2

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

September 16, 2010

Filed under Football, Podcasts, Sports Podcasts

Quicktime:   Nick O'Malley and Dan Gigliotti discuss Saturday's matchup against the Wolverines.  If nothing else, the game will be decided on the ground. Download the Michigan Preview Podcast Here....

Minutemen head to Ann Arbor looking for upset

By Dan Gigliotti

September 15, 2010

Filed under Football

The Massachusetts football team travels to Ann Arbor, Mich., this weekend to play in the largest stadium in the country against one of the best teams in the nation. No. 20 Michigan (2-0) hosts the Minutemen (2-0, 1-0 Colonial...

Containing Robinson a must for Minutemen

By Jay Asser

September 15, 2010

Filed under Football

When the Massachusetts football team travels to Ann Arbor, Mich. this weekend to take on Michigan, Tyler Holmes and company will have a defensive task awaiting them that neither Connecticut nor Notre Dame could tackle – containing Denard Robinson. The Wolverines (2-0) qu...

Holmes looks to lead on defensive side of the ball

By Jay Asser

September 15, 2010

Filed under Football

For Massachusetts linebacker Tyler Holmes, preseason honors are all well and good, but leading the defense in his first year as team captain is a more exciting notion. The Blacksburg, Va. native has been garnering a lot of...

James Madison shocks No. 13 Virginia

By Stephen Sellner

September 13, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Football

The James Madison football team pulled off a high-profile victory on Saturday as they defeated No. 13 Virginia Tech, 21-17. JMU coach Mickey Matthews, who won the FCS National Championship in 2004 coaching the Dukes, was ecstatic...

Minutemen score 31 first half points in blowout over Holy Cross

By Dan Gigliotti

September 12, 2010

Filed under Football

The Massachusetts football team ran out to a dominant first half lead in a 31-7 romp over Holy Cross Saturday night at McGuirk Stadium. The No. 18 Minutemen capitalized on a Crusader turnover and an onside kick recovery to take a 31-0 h...

Sheeran, Blanchflower receiving chances with Minutemen

By Jay Asser

September 12, 2010

Filed under Football

In the 31-7 win for the Massachusetts football team on Saturday night against Holy Cross, UMass quarterback Kyle Havens found two targets who scored their first career touchdowns. During the offensive barrage by the Minutemen...

DailyCollegian.com sports podcast: Episode 1

By Nick O'Malley

September 9, 2010

Filed under Football, Podcasts, Sports Podcasts

Now available in two formats: Quicktime: Senior Producer Nick O'Malley is joined by an editor and beat writer from the William & Mary student newspaper to review the Minutemen's 27-23 win over the Tribe last week....

Minutemen look for second-straight win against Crusaders in night clash

By Jay Asser

September 8, 2010

Filed under Football

Coming off an impressive come-from-behind victory in its opening game, the Massachusetts football team hosts Holy Cross at McGuirk Stadium on Saturday night before its ballyhooed trip to Ann Arbor to face storied Michigan. ...

Havens more confident in second season with UMass

By Dan Gigliotti

September 8, 2010

Filed under Football

Kyle Havens left the comfortable weather of the Golden State to play football in a new climate. As a junior quarterback, he transferred to play for the Massachusetts football team and battled for a starting role amidst a team ...

Struggling economy could impact CAA, Minutemen

By Adam Miller

September 8, 2010

Filed under Football

If you’ve been following the conference shifts in college football this offseason, you might be a little confused by the names of the conferences, which once upon a time meant something other than being part of a money-maki...

Villanova favored to repeat in CAA

By Robert Hanlon

September 8, 2010

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Football

The Villanova football team enters the season as the No. 1 contender in the CAA preseason poll after winning the National Championship last season. Villanova will return 15 players from last year’s starters including seven...