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.


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.


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

----------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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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