Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Wednesday--June 17th, 2015

Stats from Phil Steele's magazine:

Bad

UMass led the nation with five close losses. However 85.9% of teams with four or more close losses improved their record the next year.

The Minutemen were #120 out of 128 FBS teams in Steele's Special teams ranking. Lots of MAC company for UMass as Central Michigan was ranked #116, Eastern Michigan #118, Buffalo #119.

The Minutemen were also #120 in Sacks By with a meager 1.25 sacks/game.

Good

After two years of offensive futility, UMass was #56 in yards per play at 5.75, which was ahead of some traditional offensive powers such as BYU, Houston, Kentucky, Louisville and Oklahoma State.

The Minutemen were #49 in sacks per pass attempt with 5.4%, which again is pretty good, considering opponents knew UMass couldn't run the ball.

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Chat with UMass A.D. Ryan Bamford online today at 11:00 AM.

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Matty V. has a story about Ryan Bamford's plans for the athletic dept, cost-of-attendance and UMass' attempt to find a home for football.

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Early signing period will be voted on in the next 48 hours.

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Scout.com rates the quarterbacks Notre Dame will be facing in 2015 including Blake Frohnapfel.

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Fan Sided previews the 2015 Colorado Buffalos.

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The Chicago Sun-Times thinks Notre Dame's receiving duo of William Fuller and Corey Robinson are among the tops in FBS.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

If all you UMASS fans want a improved McGuirk Alumni stadium, then the alumni should pony up. Asking the AD to come up with the fix, without the money is ridiculous. Stop being cheap, or stop complaining.