UMass: Buffalo charges past UMass 34-7

October 15, 2022

Courtesy of Chris Tucci/UMass Athletics By Ryan Barry, NEFJ Corespondent AMHERST – The beautiful fall backdrop of McGuirk Alumni Stadium was the setting for a Buffalo Bulls 34-7 win over the UMass Minutemen. An early 17-0 hole proved too much to overcome, as a sputtering offense and inconsistent defense doomed the Minutemen before a crowd of 13,378 fans. Known for their solid secondary play so far this season, the Minutemen…

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UMass Four Down Preview: Buffalo Bulls (3-3) at UMass Minutemen (1-5)

October 14, 2022

Image courtesy of ESPN By Ryan Barry NEFJ Correspondent Kickoff: For a second straight week the UMass Minutemen will defend McGuirk Alumni Stadium against a team that also resides in a town of Amherst, the Buffalo Bulls. Suffering a 42-24 defeat to Liberty last weekend, the Minutemen lacked consistency on offense and committed too many penalties, something that’ll be crucial to fix against an opponent that is definitely beatable. First…

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Holy Cross: Coker hauls in Hail Mary from Sluka as time expires for stunning upset win

September 11, 2022

Photos – Holy Cross Athletics & Josh Bessex/Icon Sportswire If you aren’t on the Holy Cross bandwagon by now, what are you waiting for? The little school on the hill in Worcester gained national attention on Saturday night when Matt Sluka hit Jalen Coker on a Hail Mary throw from 46 yards out with no time on the clock. Coker somehow came down with the ball despite being in a…

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Recruiting: Jackson Connors McCarthy commits to the University of Buffalo

June 25, 2022

One of the top players in the Independent School League made his college choice on Thursday when the Brooks School’s Jackson Conners-McCarthy made his verbal commitment to the University of Buffalo. https://twitter.com/jacks0nmccarthy/status/1540128853523402754?s=21&t=vZtNUF5xnUjse7R3KGJjrg Conners-McCarthy, who began his career at Andover High before transferring to Brooks, is an interesting prospect, because he is not so easy to pigeonhole. At 6-foot-2, 215 pounds, he can play any number of positions well. On offense, he…

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Patriots: WILD CARD Preview and Prediction

January 15, 2022

Featured image via Omar Rawlings/Getty Images Follow me on twitter: @zcarey13 It is finally here! A year after their first losing season in 20 years, the Patriots retooled and reloaded. This team looks very, very different from the last time the Patriots were in the playoffs, but they are hungry. And one thing has stayed consistent. Bill. Belichick. The greatest coach of all time provides stability and a high floor…

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Patriots Draft: Player Profile: Jaret Patterson, RB, Buffalo

April 28, 2021

The Patriots have always had success with smaller, shifty running backs who can play multiple roles within the offense. From Kevin Faulk to Danny Woodhead to James White, no other team in the NFL in recent years has used smaller running backs the way the Patriots have. Especially in the passing game. White is still on the team as are Sony Michel, Damien Harris and J.J Taylor. Running back isn’t…

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