Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Tuesday--June 3rd, 2014

Dan Malone reports Phil Steele has four Minutemen on his preseason All-MAC teams.

Trey Dudley-Giles was named 1st team kick returner and 3rd team punt returner. In 2013 Dudley-Giles went 12-147 12.2 AVE 30 LONG in punt returns. For kick returns he totaled 30-669 22.3 AVE 41 LONG.

Dudley-Giles tied for 3rd in the MAC in kick return average.

Tajae Sharpe was named 3rd team as a wide receiver. Sharpe was 9th in the MAC in receptions per game. His totals were 61-680 4TD's 38 LONG 56.7 YARDS/Game 5.1 REC/GAME.

Randall Jette was named 3rd team at cornerback. Jette was 6th in the MAC in passes defended with 11 BKUP and 1 INT. He was also 9th in the league in FF and 3rd in fumbles recovered.

Stanley Andre was named to the 4th team All-Preseason at LB. Andre tied for 6th in the MAC with 42 UT 69 AT 111 TT 9.2 AVE/G and 1 INT.

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Athlon Sport ranks UMass as #121 in the FBS universe for 2014. It's a mostly positive review focusing on the newcomers to the offense.

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The Orlando Sentinel has ten MAC players to watch in 2014.

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The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a chat that mentions Rob Blanchflower.

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Get set for the inaugural MAC-affiliated Boca-Raton Bowl

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The new playoffs may force changes in college football officiating.

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OT, but former UMass cheerleader Jenny Dell and NESN have parted ways.

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