Tuesday, May 15, 2018

UMass Football New---May 15th, 2018

Mike Traini of "Fight Massachusetts" reports UMass is requesting upgrades to McGuirk and Garber Field.

McGuirk would get upgraded bathrooms, concessions and a permanent video board.

Also in play would be some sort of indoor practice facility. The cost of the improvements seem to be less than discussed earlier, so there appears to be some options still to be decided.

Any upgrades to McGuirk and practice facilities are a net positive to the program. We'll have see how it plays out.


Da'Sean Downey has signed a free agent contract the Baltimore Ravens.

Mike Traini also has a post on Downey's signing.

The Baltimore Ravens web site also has a story on Downey's signing.

Raven Wire also has a comment about Downey signing with Baltimore.


Matty Vautour, the UMass beat writer for the Hampshire Gazette is leaving for a postion at MassLive.

He says the Gazette will still cover UMass Sports.


Bob McGovern is leaving the Boston Herald. Let's hope the Herald recovers from its current financial troubles. The Herald was one of the few Boston news outlets that game UMass athletics a fair shake.


Kentucky signs Jalen Geiger, a three-star DB from Columbia SC. Geiger had a UMass offer.


The Salt Lake Tribune predicts a BYU win over UMass in 2018.



Anonymous said...

Bubble bubble toil and trouble. MY apologies to Shakespeare.

UMass74 said...

Cauldrons boil and bubble double.