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No Massachusetts magic in Michigan

By Jay Asser

September 20, 2010

Ann Arbor, Mich. — Though the Massachusetts football team was able to keep up with a tradition-rich Michigan program until the final whistle blew, it was the big plays ultimately cost it an upset victory at the Big House on Saturday. The Wolverines created just enough separation to hold off the M...

Robinson, Shaw key in quelling upset bid

By Dan Gigliotti

September 19, 2010

Ann Arbor, Mich. — As the Massachusetts football team focused its defensive efforts this weekend on tying up Michigan’s “Shoelace,” the Wolverines found other ways to attack. Quarterback Denard Robinson, nicknamed for his tendency to leave his laces untied, gained 120 yards on 17 car...

UMass vs. Michigan

By Max Calloway

September 16, 2010

NOTE: This page is best viewed using Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer Minutemen head to Ann Arbor looking for upset By: Dan Gigliotti | September 15, 2010 After defeating Holy Cross last week, UMass has its hand...

DailyCollegian.com sports podcast: Episode 2

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

September 16, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. ...