UMass: Checking in on the Minutemen

April 21, 2022

Photo: @UMassAthletics We’re just one week away from the UMass spring game and there’s a good chance it’s the most highly anticipated spring game among 15 Division 1 New England programs this offseason. The Minutemen are set to wrap up this extremely important spring session with the April 30 game that should draw a big crowd eager to see what all the fuss has been about. On Thursday following one…

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UMass: Minutemen add size and toughness with Cole Garcia

January 19, 2022

Another day, another commitment for the Minutemen. Rice graduate transfer offensive lineman Cole Garcia announced today that he is committing to UMass. Committed❗️#DudeMASS @UMassFootball pic.twitter.com/Ynd154MOVc — Cole Garcia🥞🥞 (@thecolegarcia) January 19, 2022 Garcia was in Amherst over the weekend on an unofficial visit. He met with Don Brown, offensive line coach Alex Miller and the rest of the staff. The recruiting pitch must have worked because Garcia picked UMass over…

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UMass: Minutemen upgrade their roster after a busy weekend of visits and commitments

January 17, 2022

Don Brown and his staff have had a busy weekend. A weekend filled with official and unofficial visits and commitments. It was the most active weekend since Brown took the job and he and his staff secured commitments from several transfers and a key Florida recruit. The most notable transfer commitment was that of George Johnson, a wide receiver/defensive back from Stuart, Florida. Johnson comes to UMass from Michigan. Brown…

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UMass: Don Brown’s first staff has a good blend of experience and youth

December 25, 2021

Don Brown’s staff at UMass features a good blend of youth and experience. Brown, defensive coordinator Keith Dudzinski, offensive coordinator Steve Casula, running backs coach Damien Mincey and defensive back coach Darrell Perkins all have lengthy resumes and have ties to Brown and UMass. The rest of the staff also has ties to Brown and the school but they are young in term of college coaching experience. Tight ends coach…

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UMass: First recruiting class and the transfer portal are keys to Brown turning around the Minutemen

December 15, 2021

Don Brown’s first recruiting class will be the key to setting the tone for his second stint at UMass. Whether it is incoming freshmen or transfers, Brown and the coaches currently on staff need to bring in talent that will alter the current course of the program. Brown and recruiting coordinator Jeff Moore have worked tirelessly in the past few days to try and secure as many commitments as possible….

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UMass: Don Brown hires Loomis-Chaffee Coach Jeff Moore as Tight Ends Coach and Recruiting Coordinator

December 9, 2021

Don Brown once again dipped into the high school ranks to hire an established coach with UMass ties and New England ties. Brown hired former Loomis-Chaffee Head Coach, Jeff Moore today as his tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator. Moore played receiver at UMass from 2008 to 2012. He had been at Loomis for three years. In that time, Moore turned Loomis into one of the top programs in New…

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