Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass creates committee for football coaching search

By Stephen Hewitt

December 6, 2011

The decision to hire the next Massachusetts football coach will go through representatives from the Athletic Department, University and former players. Last Wednesday, Director of Athletics John McCutcheon announced that a...

Kevin Morris out as UMass football head coach

By Michael Wood

November 22, 2011

Next season, it won’t be Kevin Morris leading the Massachusetts football team into the Football Bowl Subdivision. Rather, it’ll take a national search to determine the next Minuteman coach as Morris was released from his contract...

Minutemen drop last game as member of CAA, FCS

By Michael Wood

November 21, 2011

In its last game on campus for the immediate future and its last game as a member of the Football Championship Subdivision, the Massachusetts football team didn’t play like it was moving on to the upper tier of Division 1...

UMass falls in homecoming game, 35-17, to Villanova

By Steve Levine

November 6, 2011

In what was its last homecoming game at McGuirk Stadium for the foreseeable future, the Massachusetts football team lost to the last place Villanova, 35-17, in front of 10,012 fans. The Minutemen committed a season-high...

Minutemen still struggling in homecoming games; turnovers hurt Hill

By Michael Wood

November 6, 2011

Homecoming has long been a sacred tradition in college football across the nation, but the Massachusetts football team hasn’t enjoyed much success on its homecoming days in the past. Last year against Richmond, UMass s...

Minutemen return to McGuirk for Homecoming game

By Michael Wood

November 3, 2011

The Massachusetts football team hasn’t played a home game since Oct. 8, but this Saturday the Minutemen will return to McGuirk Stadium to face Villanova in its annual homecoming game. “For us, we’re very excited to get back in front of this home crowd at McGuirk and be able to...

Minutemen need to convert in red zone to win against Spiders

By Michael Wood

October 26, 2011

The Massachusetts football team would like to forget about its inconsistent play during its six-point loss to New Hampshire last weekend at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. To do that, the Minutemen will need to impr...

Minutemen down No.9 Delaware, 21-10, with Colonial Clash up next

By Michael Wood

October 17, 2011

Massachusetts football coach Kevin Morris has preached defense and ball security to his team all season, and on Saturday, both of those things came to fruition in the Minutemen’s 21-10 upset over No. 9 Delaware. The game mark...

UMass takes on CAA rival Delaware

By Staff

October 12, 2011

High off its win against non-conference Central Connecticut last week, the Massachusetts football team hopes it can carry the momentum into the remainder of its Colonial Athletic Association schedule which starts Saturday against Delaware. The Minutemen (3-2, 1-1 CAA) h...

UMass limits turnovers, players have career-days in win

By Steve Levine

October 10, 2011

For the past two weeks, the Massachusetts football team was highly criticized for its propensity to turn the ball over. The turnover talk started following the Minutemen’s loss against Boston College two weeks ago whe...

Minutemen face another test in Old Dominion

By Michael Wood

September 29, 2011

After falling to Boston College, 45-17, last week, the Massachusetts football team is trying to leave its problems in the past as it takes on Old Dominion in its second Colonial Athletic Association game of the season. The Minutemen (2-1, ...

Minutemen to play Boston College this weekend

By Steve Levine

September 21, 2011

The Massachusetts football team will head to Chestnut Hill on Saturday expecting Boston College’s best game. The Eagles (0-3, 0-1 ACC) have gotten off to a precarious start, most recently losing at home to Duke, 20-19, in both teams’ conference opener. Prior to t...