UMass: Minutemen finally end 16 game losing streak with 27-13 win over UConn

October 10, 2021

Image courtesy of ESPN By Ryan Barry The eyes of the college football world were upon Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium to tune in to the “Battle of the Beaten”, a term coined by supporters of both programs on social media leading up to kickoff. With features in USA Today, ESPN’s College Gameday, and Fox’s Big Noon Kickoff, this usually quiet regional rivalry meant a little more this time around.  At…

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Harvard: No. 22 Crimson remain unbeaten with gritty 24-10 win over Cornell

October 10, 2021

BOSTON – A week ago, Harvard head coach Tim Murphy was most proud of his team’s resilience in a road win over Holy Cross. On a beautiful but blustery Saturday afternoon at Harvard Stadium, the Crimson once again found themselves staring adversity in the face and once again, the team responded. Held to just three points in an ugly first half, Harvard outscored Ivy League rival Cornell by 18 points…

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Harvard: Cornell Big Red (0-3) at Harvard Crimson (3-0)

October 9, 2021

The Crimson host the winless Cornell Big Red at Harvard Stadium this afternoon. The Crimson are coming off a big 38-13 win over Holy Cross last week. Tim Murphy and his staff have the Crimson playing at an elite level and the Crimson look like one of the best teams in the Ivy League. Here are three offensive and defensive keys for the Crimson. 3 Offensive Keys 1. Get the…

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UMass preview: UConn (0-6) vs. UMass (0-5)

October 9, 2021

PHOTO: UMASS ALUMNI LINE: UConn -3 (O/U 57) UConn -160 money line, UMass +140 Money line THREE OFFENSIVE KEYS FOR UMass 1. Let Merriweather go to work: UConn enters this game giving up 212.5 yards per game on the ground. If The Minutemen want to still try and take some things off of Brady Olson’s plate for now, let Ellis Merriweather do his thing. UMass is only averaging 84.6 YPG…

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College: Week 6 Preview

October 8, 2021

Week six features some important games as the second half of the season commences. Boston College, New Hampshire and Holy Cross are on byes but the other programs in the area have games, big games in fact. Here is our preview to kick off the college football weekend in New England. #9 Delaware Blue Hens (3-1) at #18 Rhode Island Rams (4-0): The Rams have been impressive thus far this…

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UConn v. UMass: Despite current state of both programs, there is quite a bit of tradition behind this rivalry

October 8, 2021

PHOTO: TheUConnBlog/Wikipedia While the rest of the country may not be taking the UConn-UMass matchup on Saturday seriously, there are plenty of people who will be. Not just because one team will get its first win of the season and not just because there has been quite a bit of chatter the last few days from both presidents regarding the state of their respective programs, changes will undoubtedly be coming…

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Boston College: Older players taking time to reflect during the bye week

October 7, 2021

When the Eagles take the field under the lights at Alumni Stadium next Saturday night for a huge matchup with NC State, it will officially mark the midway point of the 2021 season. Both BC and the Wolfpack will be playing game No. 6 on the 12-game schedule – not including potential conference title games or bowl games of course – and while there will still be six games remaining,…

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Umass: Matchup with Uconn feels like ‘now or never’ moment for the Minutemen

October 5, 2021

After another ugly loss to Toledo that dropped UMass to 0-5 last weekend, hope has continued to turn into anger from the fan base and alumni demanding accountability for the lack of progress or results on the field. Well, if there was EVER a weekend that UMass could get some positive vibes back, it’s this one. Somehow, Uconn might be in worse shape than UMass when the Huskies visit McGuirk…

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College: New England College Football Week 5 Recap

October 5, 2021

It was a tough night in Death Valley for the Eagles. Another weekend of great college football action in the area is in the books. There were several great games this weekend. Here are my thoughts on the week that was. Boston College had a golden opportunity to end up in the drivers seat in the ACC Atlantic and they didn’t get it done against Clemson. Penalties, turnovers and some…

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College: New England Division One Poll for Week 6

October 4, 2021

With Boston College losing to Clemson, there is a shake up in our Top 15 poll heading into Week 6. So without further ado, here is our poll for this week. 1. Rhode Island (4-0): Rams beat Stony Brook in OT to go 4-0 for the first time since 2001. 2. Harvard (3-0): The Crimson look impressive once again in their win over Holy Cross. 3. Boston College (3-1): Eagles…

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