Wednesday, February 01, 2006

UMass publishes 2006 recruiting list

UPDATE #3-2:30 pm 02/02/06. UMass beat writer Matt Vautour of the Hampshire Gazette has an article on the UMass recruits here (registration required, but worth it)

UPDATE
- 7:30 am, 02/02/06. Jeff Thomas of the Springfield Union has an article on the UMass recruits here.

UPDATE
- 9:00 pm, 02/01/06. The UMass website has added Coach Brown's comments on the recruiting class. Read it here .

UMass has released its 2006 recruit list . Welcome aboard to all the new UMass players!

Some points of interest:
  • 6 JUCO's
  • DL 1
  • OL 2
  • DB 4
  • TE 2
  • LB 2
  • K/p 1
  • WR 3
  • RB 1
Some initial comments:

  1. During the build-up to the recruiting season, it was speculated that UMass most needed help on the OL/DL. With only 1 defensive lineman and two OL in this recruiting class, it would be likely that UMass is not done with recruiting.
  2. 6 JUCO's are probably a UMass record.
  3. The list does not count Tim Washington, the transfer from Syracuse.

2 comments:

Tom UM '72 said...

Interesting that Coach Brown must have lost confidence in the placekicker Cuko since he recruited another Pk/Punter and a
Juco none the less! I agree though recruiting is far from over.


Tom

saint0917 said...

No big surprise Brwon went after a PK, Cuko was just awful last year, but I will cut him some slack, he was only a Freshmen. I'm a little shocked Brown did try to sign more guys for the OL.