Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Wednesday--October 8th, 2014

Tajae Sharpe has been added to the Biletnikoff Award Watch List. Besides the national standings listed in the UMass article, Sharpe is leading the MAC in yards per game (113.0) and is 3rd in receptions per game at 6.8. Frohnapfel is leading the MAC in passing average with 310 yards per game. The MAC stats page is here.

Note that in 2013 UMass has averaged 156.4 yards per game passing and had 9 passing TD's. Frohnapfel has 15 TD's in six games.

So far in 2014 Sharpe has gone 41-678 4 TD's. Sharpe averaged 56.7 yards per game in 2013 and had 4  TD's for the year. He's effectively doubled his stats.

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Matty Vautour has a post about Sharpe and other Minutemen news. He notes Logan Laurent has been kicking field goals in practice. Trey Dudley-Giles and J.T. Blyden were held out of Monday's practice with injuries.

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The Giants promoted Michael Cox to the their 53-man active roster. Julian Talley was cut, but then re-signed to the New York practice squad.

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Victor Cruz's foundation will have "Holloweenland" event on October 25th.

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The UMass Daily Collegian says despite the winless start, the Minutemen remain positive.

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The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports Kent State, winless like UMass, is trying to push through adversity.

The Golden Flashes nearly upset NIU last week.

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There was a mild controversy over Western Michigan's win over Idaho.

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MAYBE OUR DEFENSE COULD TRY THIS

Habs defenseman P. K. Subban admits to farting in front of net to distract the goalie.

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