NFL Draft: Colimon & Jones looking for an opportunity to put CCSU on the map in the NFL

March 13, 2022

If you’ve read just about anything high school or college related on this site, you’d know we’re big advocates for recruits getting more exposure in New England. When we decided to begin our “Draft Profile” series, Central Connecticut State University had two guys who fit the mold perfectly. Trevante Jones (OLB/DE) and JJ Colimon (OL) are both local guys who have flown under the radar, but as they’ve grown as…

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High School: Bellingham’s Elder caps high school football career at Gillette…with a scholarship

March 13, 2022

As a high school quarterback in Massachusetts, the ultimate goal is to finish your career on the field at Gillette Stadium holding a trophy. Gavin Elder did a ton for the Bellingham Blackhawks football program, but he wasn’t able to cross that off his list. On Saturday afternoon, he did get to officially finish his high school football career at Gillette, just not in the way he envisioned. Elder received…

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High School: MHSFCA Coaches Clinic hosted by the Patriots a huge success

March 13, 2022

FOXBOROUGH – The game of football will be better off in 2022 and beyond because of the coaches that spent hours upon hours at Gillette Stadium this weekend. The Patriots hosted the annual MHSFCA Coaches Clinic Friday and Saturday, with 38 presentations from college and high school coaches and a phenomenal keynote speech from UMass head coach Don Brown on Friday night. Beyond the 38 presentations, everywhere you turned there…

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Patriots: Don Brown believes Chase Winovich & Josh Uche can make an impact this season

March 12, 2022

Photo: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images During both of his presentations at the Massachusetts High School Football Coaches Association Coaches Clinic on Friday night, UMass head coach Don Brown used a bunch of Michigan tape. On that tape was Chase Winovich and Josh Uche. A lot of them. Both guys have seen their careers get off to slow starts here in New England, but Brown was extremely complementary of both throughout a…

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UMass: Brown’s passion for football & the UMass program is as strong as ever

March 12, 2022

FOXBOROUGH – Around 8:35 on Friday night, UMass head coach Don Brown had a small group of four coaches huddled around him at the far end of Gillette Stadium’s Putnam Club. Brown slightly bent his knees for a second or two, placed his hands in front of him as if he was about to engage with an opponent, gave some instruction, nodded slightly and then continued to shake every hand…

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NFL Draft: Dartmouth’s Mermigas has gone from a single Division 1 offer to possible NFL Draft pick

March 9, 2022

Growing up, Dartmouth safety Niko Mermigas attended Marshall Middle School in Wexford, PA just north of Pittsburgh. The youngster was bored with baseball’s slow pace and he was too aggressive to play soccer. Football was an obvious choice to keep him active, but with his mother being a nurse and witnessing countless football injuries at the hospital, there was hesitancy to let him play. After growing a little more and…

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College: 5 things to watch for as UNH kicks off spring practice

March 6, 2022

UNH kicks off spring practice tomorrow morning in Durham. It will be the first of 15 spring practices for new head football coach Ricky Santos. Santos replaces the legendary Sean McDonnell who retired after last season. Santos was originally named the associate head coach and quarterbacks in March of 2019. He led the Wildcats to a 6-5 season as interim head coach in 2019 after McDonnell took a medical leave…

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NFL Draft: Former Everett star Isaiah Likely continues to impress at NFL Combine

March 4, 2022

Photo: goccusports.com Back in 2018, Costal Carolina tight end Isaiah Likely left Everett High School as one of the best players in recent memory, which is obviously a big statement when coming out of that program. Likely was a huge part of the ridiculous Crimson Tide offense that was the state’s top-rated unit, winning the Division I Super Bowl. At that time, Everett won 19-consecutive games and the title gave…

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NFL Draft: 3 Thoughts on E.J Perry’s Combine Performance

March 4, 2022

E.J Perry worked out for coaches and front office personnel last night at the Combine in Indianapolis. Here are three thoughts on his workout. 1. Ran an impressive 4.65 forty: Perry ran a 4.65 forty which is a good time for a quarterback. In this era of athletic, dual threat quarterbacks, forty times are more important. Perry showcased his running ability in college and backed it up at the combine…

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Boston College: Players & coaches looking forward to spring break after a good start to early practice sessions

March 3, 2022

Spring break. Two words that every college kid loves to hear, every parent cringes at and every coach loses sleep over. After wrapping up its third spring practice of the season on Thursday morning, Boston College won’t be back on the field in a structured practice setting until March 15 as spring break arrives next week. For new offensive coordinator John McNulty and defensive coordinator Tem Lukabu, there’s a hope…

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