College: New England College Football Week 6 Recap

October 12, 2021

The UMass win over UConn was the big story in New England College Football this past weekend. The Minutemen snapped a 16 game losing streak with the win and enter a much needed bye week. Rhode Island was the other big story this weekend. The 18th ranked Rams upset 9th ranked Delaware 22-15. The Rams won the game thanks to a blocked punt by senior defensive tackle Andre Biebeault. Here…

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College: New England Division One Poll for Week 7

October 11, 2021

The biggest story of this past weekend was UMass snapping their 16 game losing streak by beating UConn 27-13. It was a much needed win for both the program and for head coach Walt Bell. The other big story of the weekend was 18th ranked Rhode Island knocking off 9th ranked Delaware 22-15 at home. It was a huge win for Jim Fleming and the program. Here is our top…

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UConn v. UMass: Despite current state of both programs, there is quite a bit of tradition behind this rivalry

October 8, 2021

PHOTO: TheUConnBlog/Wikipedia While the rest of the country may not be taking the UConn-UMass matchup on Saturday seriously, there are plenty of people who will be. Not just because one team will get its first win of the season and not just because there has been quite a bit of chatter the last few days from both presidents regarding the state of their respective programs, changes will undoubtedly be coming…

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Umass: Matchup with Uconn feels like ‘now or never’ moment for the Minutemen

October 5, 2021

After another ugly loss to Toledo that dropped UMass to 0-5 last weekend, hope has continued to turn into anger from the fan base and alumni demanding accountability for the lack of progress or results on the field. Well, if there was EVER a weekend that UMass could get some positive vibes back, it’s this one. Somehow, Uconn might be in worse shape than UMass when the Huskies visit McGuirk…

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College: New England Division One Poll for Week 6

October 4, 2021

With Boston College losing to Clemson, there is a shake up in our Top 15 poll heading into Week 6. So without further ado, here is our poll for this week. 1. Rhode Island (4-0): Rams beat Stony Brook in OT to go 4-0 for the first time since 2001. 2. Harvard (3-0): The Crimson look impressive once again in their win over Holy Cross. 3. Boston College (3-1): Eagles…

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College: Week 5 College Preview

October 2, 2021

It’s week five of the college football season. We are now into October, the make it or break it month in college football. The local division one programs have some big games today most notably Boston College at Clemson, James Madison visiting UNH and Harvard visits Holy Cross. Of course, there are other games as well. Here is this week’s preview of some of those games. #3 James Madison Dukes…

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College: New England College Football Week 3 Recap

September 20, 2021

Army ran through and around UConn on Saturday. Week three featured some great games and there were a couple of blow outs. The Ivy League also season kicked off as well. Some schools showed some rust after not playing the last two years while other did not. Here are my thoughts on the week that was in Division One New England College Football. 1. Harvard didn’t skip a beat in…

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College: New England Division One Poll for Week 4

September 19, 2021

The Ivy League kicked off this past weekend so now the four New England teams in our poll have the ability to move up and down. There is some movement in our poll this week but the top stayed intact. Here is our poll for week four. 1. Boston College (3-0): It wasn’t pretty offensively but the Eagles got the win at Temple. 2. New Hampshire (3-0): Wildcats struggled with…

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College: New England Division One Poll for Week 3

September 13, 2021

Week two in Division One New England College Football featured a tighter than expected game between Boston College and UMass, a major upset when Merrimack beat Holy Cross and a shake up in the NEC. Here is our week three poll. 1. Boston College (2-0): Eagles survive a battle with the Minutemen but lose Jurkovec. 2. New Hampshire (2-0): Coach Mac earns 100th career win at the school in impressive…

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College: Recapping Week 1 in New England College Football

September 6, 2021

Image courtesy of WPRI 12 The Rams offense was impressive in a week one win over Bryant. Week one is in the books in college football. 12 of the 15 division one programs played this weekend and several made a great first impression. Here are my thoughts. 1. Merrimack struggled early on with St. Anselm’s, an old NE-10 foe but pulled away in the second half winning 55-23. Quarterback Westin…

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