Merriweather represents UMass in style one last time during Tropical Bowl

January 22, 2023

Wearing ‘UMass’ on the side of his helmet one final time during the Tropical Bowl showcase game on Saturday, running back Ellis Merriweather had a special performance. Merriweather was named the game’s Co-Offensive MVP. Merriweather was the only consistent part of the program these last several years, so his ability to show out on a national stage wearing the ‘U” one more time was fitting. Not only that, but with…


UMass : 3 observations from spring practice

April 2, 2022

Calling a UMass practice energetic might be an understatement. The atmosphere at Saturday’s spring practice was electric as coaches and players alike were running around like mad men. It is controlled chaos and it is exactly how Don Brown and his coaching staff likes it. From start to finish, the tempo was fast. There was the occasional water break/team gathering but by in large, there was not much down time….


UMass: Minutemen back to work after much needed bye week

October 19, 2021

It feels like UMass’ first win over UConn was a month ago. After so much positive buzz following the win over the Huskies, you could argue that the bye week came at a brutal time for the Minutemen. Momentum could have carried over in preparation for a visit to Florida State and the rabid fan base was craving all things football for the first time in a while. Instead, UMass…


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…