Thursday, December 08, 2011

Thursday--December 8, 2011

Matty V. says Charlie Molnar will be named UMass' 28th head coach today at a 4:00 PM press conference at Gillette Stadium.

The Boston Globe says Molnar is the new UMass coach.

The Chicago Tribune says it was just a matter of time.

UPDATE: Watch video of the conference for free.

Also: "UMass will hold a press conference this afternoon at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro to make a major football announcement. You can watch the event live by clicking on the link above beginning at 4pm Thursday. It will also be broadcast live on television in Western Mass on CBS 3 Now (Comcast channel 293, Charter channel 230, Campus channel 79."

Future Notre Dame schedule lists Temple in 2013 and Akron and Temple in 2015. Do you think with an ex-Irish coach and Gillette, we could, you know.....


Tyler Holmes was named for the second time as a member of the American College Football Association All-America Team.


Oklahoman sports columnist Berry Tramel ranks the college football jobs that came open.


The MAC won five bowl invitations.

Bowl payouts:

Ohio-Utah State---Famous Idaho Potato Bowl ($650,000)
Northern Illinois-Arkansas State- Bowl ($1,500,000)
Western Michigan-Purdue--Little Caesars Pizza Bowl ($1,500,000)
Temple-Wyoming--Gildan New Mexico Bowl ($912,500)
Toledo-Air Force-- Military Bowl ($2,000,000)


TSN previews the FCS quarterfinals---and predicts a Maine win.


The Richmond Spiders named former Liberty coach Danny Rocco as head coach.