Jeff Thomas of the Springfield Republican has a article here .
The UMass athletic site has an article here . Also kudos to the athletic dept for starting a series of video clips about training camp on the website. That's a cool feature.
I know I've said this a number of times, but we are really living in a great time to be a UMass fan. The amount of information available is wonderful. Be sure to check Bob McGovern's "Between Mullins and McGuirk" UMass all-sports Blog and UMass1863's UMass Football Page for more UMass insights.
Sure beats the old days when I would be moodily leafing through last year's game programs and wondering what was happening with the team.
In CAA news, JMU's early schedule includes UMass and Appalachian State back-to-back.
UPDATE: Matty Vautour has an article about the first practice and has a side note on seven former UMass players in NFL training camps.