Thursday, January 08, 2015

Thursday--January 8th, 2015

Dan Malone reports former UMass players Rob Blanchflower and Julian Talley signed NFL futures contracts.

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Steelers notification here. Blanchflower's Steeler's bio here.

In addition, Julian Talley signed a reserve/futures contract. Talley's Giants bio here.

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We can hope Rob Blanchflower will stay healthy for 2015. He plainly has the talent to play in the NFL. All he needs to do is be at 100% to show what he can do.

Last year I watched some of the Giants pre-season games and Talley caught everything they threw his way, but they didn't go to him often. I think it's kinda unusual to spend two years on the practice squad, but the Giants must like what they see.

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UMass apparently will have a recruiting event on February 4th. No details yet on the Minutemen Athletic site.

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Could Charlie Molnar end up coaching at Syracuse?

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Troy completes their 2016 and 2018 schedules, they have UMass at home in the first and visit UMass in 2018.

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UMass will play Buffalo away and Miami at home in 2015.

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College Bowl attendance was down, TV viewership up.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Talley has had some time on the active roster for the Giants playing in 2 games in 2013 and 2 games this past season as well