Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Morris leads young squad into 2010 season

By Jay Asser

September 6, 2010

Filed under Football

- Click here for our breakdown of the Minutemen's roster. - Click here for our coverage of UMass' 27-23 win over William & Mary. - Click here for our piece on the addition of Northeartern transfer, runningback John Griffin. - Click here for a sidebar on ...

Hernandez, Griffin run away with UMass victory

By Jay Asser

September 6, 2010

Filed under Football

Having a more balanced offense and pounding the rock on the ground was one of Kevin Morris’ keys to this season for the Massachusetts football team. In the opening game at McGuirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon against Wi...

Griffin hopes to help fill loss of Nelson in backfield

By Dan Gigliotti

September 6, 2010

Filed under Football

Losing its leading rusher from last season, the Massachusetts football team recruited a forsaken player with proven talent to fill its vacancy in the backfield. The Minutemen acquired senior tailback John Griffin from Northeastern after it cut the football program this past offs...

Breakdown of the 2010 Minutemen

By Dan Gigliotti

September 6, 2010

Filed under Football

The cancellation of the Northeastern and Hofstra football programs after over 70 years of tradition left a slew of talented and experienced college players suddenly looking for a place to play. The Massachusetts footbal...

Havens looks to improve second year as starter

By Dan Gigliotti

September 6, 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...

Lawrence looking to rebound from second injury in NFL

By David Brinch

September 6, 2010

Filed under Football

On an early August morning, former Massachusetts and current Baltimore Ravens running back Matt Lawrence eagerly watches and cheers on his teammates as they lift their knees high in the humid Westminster, Md. air, jumping through...

UMass football defeats W&M 27-23

By Nick O'Malley

September 6, 2010

Filed under Football, Videos

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UMass plays spring game under lights at McGuirk

By Dan Gigliotti

May 2, 2010

Filed under Football

The Massachusetts football team gave students and fans a preview of its fall talent, hosting its annual Spring Fling Friday night at McGuirk Stadium. The event was split into two competitions: a combined intersquad scrimmage and...

Ducasse selected by New York Jets in second round of NFL Draft

By Adam Miller

April 25, 2010

Filed under Football

The New York Jets made offensive lineman Vladimir Ducasse the highest drafted Massachusetts football player in the National Football League since 1968, when quarterback Greg Landry was drafted by the Detroit Lions with the 11th ove...

UMass holds pro day as scouts gather to see Ducasse

By Adam Miller

March 25, 2010

Filed under Football

It’s not often that a Division I-AA school gathers much attention during a Pro Day. Then again, most Division I-AA schools don’t have players projected to be picked in the first two rounds of the National Football League Draft. Several...

Ducasse prepares for NFL future while helping native Haiti

By Adam Miller

February 22, 2010

Filed under Football

For Massachusetts offensive lineman Vladimir Ducasse, football and service go well together.  Ducasse, who was born in Haiti, had to deal with the news that an earthquake struck his home country on Jan. 12 while he was preparing for the Under Armour Senior Bowl. Ducasse was b...

Minutemen add talent through Signing Day

By Adam Miller

February 4, 2010

Filed under Football

National Signing Day is supposed to be a time for a team to build towards the future. For the Massachusetts football team, that is not necessarily the case.  The Minutemen signed six transfers to go along with 11 freshmen,...