Friday, August 15, 2014

Friday--August 15th, 2014

Dan Malone has a post about DaSean Downey. As Dan says Downey during the Spring Game looked like an impact player. The linebacking corps is one unit the Minutemen appear to have enough depth to run some situational packages. Downey's UMass bio.


Dan also has a feature and video about the UMass receivers.


Both A.J. Doyle and Blake Fronapfel will be able to run with the ball this year. I dunno. Having a healthy QB is a big part of being effective. If I was coach, I'd tell both players if the play breaks down, hit the turf and we'll get 'em next time...


Dan has five questions with freshman DL Jake Largay. Largay's UMass bio.


ESPN looks at Penn State's schedule and concludes UMass has the least to offer.


The Concord Monitor looks at Jim Kelley and his New England roots.


The Warwick Beacon has a feature on Minutemen verbal Lee Moses.

Quote from the article: “We’re really comfortable with Liam Coen,” said Hendricken head coach Keith Croft, who has helped Moses through the entire recruiting process. “Coach Whipple whose reputation is great – I remember when he was at Brown. If I could pick a school, with a coaching staff that you trust, UMass is a great fit for him.”


The Tampa Tribune says Trey Dudley-Giles is looking for a turnaround.


The Boston College Blog BC Interruption says it's time for the Eagles to make Boston their own.


Rick Neuheisel thinks the Colorado Buffs are on the right track.


Like UMass, Vanderbilt is switching to a 3-4 defense this year.


Penn State gets a $1 million donation to the football program.


Behind the Steel Curtain says Rob Blanchflower is making progress with his high ankle sprain.

They also say Blanchflower helped himself in drills against the Buffalo Bills.


ESPN reports James Ihedigbo is helping the chemistry of the Lions defense.


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