Merrimack: Three observations from the Warriors’ practice on Saturday

April 24, 2022

NORTH ANDOVER – Spring ball season is officially winding down over these next two weeks and Merrimack is putting final touches on a very productive couple of months. After finishing 5-6 a year ago (2-5 NEC, good for 6th place) there is reason for optimism in North Andover. Head coach Dan Curran has continued to establish a gritty culture at Merrimack while also producing some NFL-caliber talent. There should be…

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NFL Draft: Merrimack Pro Day was a big one for some local prospects

March 25, 2022

NORTH ANDOVER – Nine guys got to live out their childhood dream of sorts on Thursday afternoon, it was just nothing like they envisioned. Merrimack College held its Pro Day outside in the most miserable of New England weather after the group voted to go out and deal with the elements. For Westin Elliott (QB), Shawn Page (OL), Clay Legault (OL), Caleb Holden (DB), Jovan Grant (safety, played with the…

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NFL Draft: Along with quarterback Westin Elliott, trio from Merrimack hopes to make an impact at the next level

February 28, 2022

Merrimack QB Westin Elliott made quite a name for himself this year, but there is another trio of Warriors that could hear their names called on draft weekend as well. Head coach Dan Curran – entering his ninth year at the helm of the program – has put North Andover on the map at the Division 1 FCS level and the NFL-caliber talent coming through the program is a big…

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NFL Draft: Merrimack’s Westin Elliott carrying the small school flag proudly as he prepares for a potential NFL career

January 22, 2022

The rest of the country may not know much about Merrimack College football, but they will soon enough thanks to one guy. He’s not a Massachusetts guy either. But, since transferring from Louisiana Tech after growing up and dominating high school athletics in Shallowater, Texas, Westin Elliott is now carrying the under-recruited, small school flag proudly. Elliott may not go very high or at all in the NFL Draft in…

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College: Merrimack gets a commitment from former UConn quarterback Jack Zergiotis

December 24, 2021

Former UConn quarterback Jack Zergiotis has committed to Merrimack after entering the transfer portal at the end of last season. Excited to announce the addition of a proven FBS gunslinger to our Quarterback room! #AirRaid #MackTough pic.twitter.com/F7STjAfRJh — Merrimack Football (@Merrimack_FB) December 22, 2021 The Montreal, Quebec native has two years of eligibility remaining. He played in ten games in 2019 completing 150 of 260 pass attempts for 1,782, 9…

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College: New England Division One Poll for Week 11

November 8, 2021

UMass hijacked the news cycle this weekend when Athletic Director Ryan Bamford announced that head coach Walt Bell and defensive coordinator Tommy Restivo were relieved of their duties. Rumors began almost immediately as to some possible replacements. The Flagship Faithful are restless. They want to win. It is imperative that Bamford and the administration hire the right guy. Boston College beat Virginia Tech 17-3 in the annual Red Bandanna game…

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College: Week 10 Preview

November 6, 2021

We’re into November and the landscape of college football changes. Contenders emerge and pretenders fade down the stretch. Boston College desperately needs a win tonight against Virginia Tech in the Red Bandana Game if they want to save their season. Dartmouth has a chance to clinch at least a share of the Ivy League title if they beat Princeton and win out. It wasn’t be easy however as the Tigers…

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College: Week 9 Preview

October 30, 2021

Week 9 is here snd now it’s pressure time as races in conferences start to tighten up. It is the time of year that teams need to rise up and play their best football. Here is our week nine preview. Maine Black Bears (3-4) at Rhode Island Rams (5-2): The Rams return home after two brutal two road losses to Towson and Villanova. Rhode Island still has a shot to…

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College: New England Division One Poll for Week 8

October 18, 2021

Lots of shake up at the top of the poll this week with Rhode Island and Boston College losing. Here is this week’s latest poll. 1. Dartmouth (5-0): The Big Green were impressive in their win over UNH in the Granite Bowl. 2. Harvard (5-0): The Crimson bounced back from a scare against Cornell with a dominant win against Lafayette. 3. Rhode Island (5-1): Rams come back to earth with…

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College: Week 7 Preview

October 15, 2021

Week seven features some big games with conference ramifications. Boston College hosts N.C State but there are other games that could have an impact on the end of the season and what happens next. Holy Cross hosts Georgetown in a game that will have Patriot League implications. Rhode Island travels to Towson to take a Tigers team that is 2-3 but dangerous. The Rams can ill-afford a let down after…

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