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September, 2012:

Near Miss: UMass Game Notes

The UMass football team was one play and two questionable calls away from winning its first game as a FBS program. Mike Wegzyn played, by far, his best game as a college quarterback and has continued his steady progression. He had 373 yards and four touchdowns  - to go along with 40 yards rushing – against the Bobcats. Wegzyn continues to impress with his undeniable toughness and confident decision making. It appears that Wegzyn is on the same page as his receiving corps. Deion Walker, Alan Williams and Rob Blanchflower each had career days. Williams stole the show with seven catches for 127 […]

UMass Postgame Press Conference

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Game Week: Prediction Time

Ohio coach Frank Solich has always been a tough bastard, and I think a little of that rubs off on his team. Back in the 1960s, Solich was a small man amongst giant Cornhuskers. He was a little over 150 pounds, and a little under 5’8, but somehow was tough, mean and quick enough to start at fullback for a Nebraska team that prided itself on being big. His diminutive size but fearless running style caught the eye of Sports Illustrated – back when sportswriting was an art, not a race. When Coach Bob Devaney first announced his intention of […]

Game Week: UMass Depth Chart News

This week’s depth chart is out, and as usual there are a couple of maneuvers: – Deep Burns: It looks like Chris Burns has been moved down on the depth chart, and Jordan Broadnax is now the No. 2 running back. It was only a matter of time before this became official. Burns hasn’t carried the ball since the UConn game, when he had 11 carries for 26 yards. Since then, Mike Cox has been the clear starter with Broadnax, Jamal Wilson and true freshman Stacey Bedell each picking up carries here and there. Broadnax has clearly established himself as […]

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