Tuesday, February 09, 2010

News-- February 9th, 2010

Former UMass running backs coach Mike Cassano has joined Mark Whipple in Miami.

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Pennsylvania teams Penn State, Villanova and California University of Pennsylvania won the Lambert Trophy, Lambert Cup and the DII Lambert cup respectively.

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A Maryland legislator wants the Terps to play more in-state FCS/I-AA teams.

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Holy Cross, one of our OOC opponents this year, adds a First Team All-State player from Pennsylvania. Note that Patriot League teams don't give scholarships. Then see this quote:

"Holland will receive a grant-in-aid package from Holy Cross that amounts to close to a full scholarship according to the Old Forge HS Guidance Department."

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While New England schools are dropping football, future CAA team Georgia State is going full ahead with its football facilities.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It appears from a distance, with Hofstra and Northeastern surrendering their football programs, there is a college football void that Umass can fill immediately. With so much chatter about Rutgers going to the Big Ten, there will be tremendous pressure on Villanova and Umass to upgrade their programs to Div I. let's hope we are ready respond with enthusiasm, $$$$$$$$$$$ and the basketball program.