It was a banner weekend for New England football as several players from our region got drafted or signed with NFL teams

May 2, 2021

It was a banner weekend for New England as several players from Massachusetts, New Hampshire Connecticut and Rhode Island got drafted by an NFL team or signed with one. Kwity Paye, defensive end out of Bishop Hendricken High School in Warwick, Rhode Island was drafted 21st overall by the Indianapolis Colts. Paye should step in and make immediate impact for a team that needed a pass rusher desperately. Merrimac’s Pat…


UMass: Improved offensive line will pave the way for a program looking to take the next step

October 13, 2020

Thom Kendall For UMass Athletics It is no secret that for the UMass football program to improve, they will need to play better along the offensive and defensive lines. It was a struggle for the Minutemen in the trenches last season. If there was one bright spot for UMass after last season, it was the improved play of their offensive line. First year offensive line coach Jim Jackson did a…