Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass football stacked against another mobile QB

By Stephen Sellner

November 2, 2012

The Massachusetts football team’s defense has seen its fair share of mobile quarterbacks this season, whether it’s Michigan’s Denard Robinson, Indiana’s Tre Roberson or Ohio’s Tyler Tettleton. So when free safety...

Freshmen making impact, providing optimism for UMass football

By Stephen Hewitt

October 31, 2012

Darren Thellen has been there and done that for the Massachusetts football team throughout his five years on the squad. The redshirt senior free safety has been a fixture of the UMass defense since being eligible to play in 2009. He has played in all 41 games that he has been able to play in, even starti...

Minutemen host first Homecoming game at Gillette

By Stephen Sellner

October 19, 2012

Senior safety Darren Thellen has been a part of a few Homecoming games in his career with the Massachusetts football team. But his final Homecoming affair might have a different feel than in the past. The venue has switched from McGuirk Alumni Stadium, located on campus, to Gillette Stad...

Video: UMass vs Miami (Ohio) Football Preview

By Cameron McDonough

September 21, 2012

UMass football head coach Charley Molnar and his players preview Saturday's Mid American Conference opener against Miami (Ohio). Video: UMass vs Miami (Ohio) Football Preview from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

Denard Robinson poses big challenge for UMass

By Stephen Hewitt

September 14, 2012

How does one stop Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson? There’s no simple answer, one that opposing defenses have struggled to come up with over the last four seasons. Robinson is a prolific athlete, arguably the most athl...

Video: UMass vs Michigan Preview

By Cameron McDonough

September 14, 2012

UMass football head coach Charley Molnar and players preview this Saturday's match up with the Michigan Wolverines at "The Big House".   UMass vs Michigan Preview from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

Video: Indiana vs UMass Preview

By Cameron McDonough

September 7, 2012

UMass football head coach Charley Molnar and senior DB Darren Thellen preview the upcoming game against Indiana. Indiana vs UMass Preview from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

Video: UMass vs. UConn Highlights

By Cameron McDonough

August 31, 2012

The Minutemen suffered a tough loss in its inaugural game as a member of the FBS. Umass vs Uconn from Daily Collegian on Vimeo.       Umass vs Uconn from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

UMass blown out in 1st ever FBS contest

By Stephen Sellner

August 31, 2012

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — Well, it can only go up from here. There was an interception returned for a touchdown, a blocked punt for a touchdown and at the end of the first quarter, UMass had more penalty yards (19) than total yards ...

Minutemen search for positives in season-opening beatdown

By Stephen Hewitt

August 31, 2012

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – It couldn’t get much worse for the Massachusetts football team Thursday night at Rentschler Field. In their first game as a member of the Football Bowl Subdivision, the Minutemen were outscored...

New football coach Molnar, players speak at MAC Media Day

By Stephen Sellner

July 24, 2012

The Massachusetts football team took the next step forward towards its inaugural season in the Football Bowl Subdivision as coach Charley Molnar, center Quinton Sales and free safety Darren Thellen spoke at the Mid-American Conference...