Saturday, May 14, 2016

Saturday--May 14th, 2016

The UMass website has a summary of all the academic awards won by the UMass football team. Twenty-Two Minutemen players were named to the MAC Honor Roll (Min 3.0 GPA). Good work to all involved.

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Newsday has 32 NFL rookies to watch in 2016. Tajae Sharpe is one of them and he's next-to-last in the article, so scroll a long way.

Titans online reports Tajae Sharpe had a good first day at mini-camp.

CBS Sports predicts the Top-100 NFL rookies. Sharpe is #100.

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SB Nation ranks all 63 members of the Group-of-Five. We're not last.

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NJ.com has a story about Brandon Smith, who was a four-year letter winner for UMass in 2003, 04, 05 and '06. His UMass bio. Smith has been diagnosed with ALS.

His fiancee has set up a Go Fund Me page to help with his medical expenses. Maybe some of his former teammates and UMass fans can help.

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