Former UMass running back Greg Desrosiers Jr. commits to Memphis

May 6, 2024

Former Belmont Hill and UMass running back Greg Desrosiers Jr. has committed to the University of Memphis. Desrosiers made the announcement last night on social media. Desrosiers surprisingly entered the portal during UMass’ first week of spring ball. He was still in school but he was not participating at practice. Now, he has officially left the program.  It is the third time Desrosiers is transferring. He began his career at……


What Don Brown said about UMass at this point in the spring

April 16, 2024

Here is what UMass coach Don Brown said in relation to where the team is at this point. (inaudible, where you want to be?) I think this. We’ve just shifted to where we’re tackling. We did something Saturday. We did something today. Probably do some Thursday. Probably a little bit on Saturday. But that’s probably the area we’re behind, in terms of assignments and running and competitiveness and all that…….


5 Observations from UMass Spring Ball

April 8, 2024

We visited UMass on Saturday for our annual spring visit. The Minutemen were banged up in certain spots missing several receivers and quarterback Taisun Phommachanh who got the day off. Despite missing some players who will be key contributors this fall, the Minutemen put together a quality practice that was competitive and intense, especially during the team periods. Here are five observations from Saturday’s practice. 1. Skelton crew on O:……


Managing expectations for UMass

April 7, 2024

Expectations can be a funny thing if you’re a UMass football fan. Maybe funny is not the right word. Frustrating is another. Expectations can be impossible. They can be a source of unrest, or misery. You just don’t know what to do with them. Maybe that’s just life as a UMass fan in the FBS era of the program. You learn that optimism can come around and bite you. All……


UMass losing Lynch-Adams, Desrosiers to transfer portal

March 30, 2024

The UMass Football program will be thin at running back this spring after running backs Kayron Lynch-Adams and Greg Desrosiers have both entered the transfer portal. Lynch-Adams who returned to UMass this off-season after exploring the NFL Draft entered the portal on Thursday while Desrosiers, a Massachusetts native entered the portal yesterday. Lynch-Adams rushed for a UMass FBS record 1,157 yards and 12 touchdowns last season, his first as the……


UMass Pro Day recap

March 26, 2024

By Tony Catalina NEFJ Correspondent AMHERST – It was one final chance to impress the NFL world for outgoing UMass seniors on Tuesday afternoon during the Minutemen Pro Day. In front of a contingent of NFL scouts and their friends and family, 10 former UMass players put their best foot forward in hopes of extending their football careers. Teams in attendance included the New England Patriots and Jacksonville Jaguars, and……