College: Coen making a name for himself as a coordinator at Kentucky

October 14, 2021

Image courtesy of the Lexington Herald Leader Liam Coen grew up the son of a coach. The Newport, Rhode Island native and former LaSalle and UMass quarterback played for his father Tim in high school and then went on to star for the Minutemen as a four year starter. After Coen’s playing days were over, Liam decided to follow in his father’s footsteps and pursue a career in coaching. The…

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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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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: 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 College Football Week Two Recap

September 14, 2021

Boston College ran past UMass on Saturday in a competitive game. (Photo courtesy of Michael Dwyer.) Week two featured a tighter than expected game between Boston College and UMass and an upset when Merrimack beat Holy Cross. Here are my thoughts in the weekend that was in college football in New England. 1. No one thought UMass would hang with Boston College. While you never got the sense the Minutemen…

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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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Commonwealth Clash: Minutemen prove to be no push overs in loss to Boston College

September 12, 2021

Photo by Christopher Tucci/UMass Athletics AMHERST-It was supposed to be a blow Saturday afternoon at McGuirk Memorial Stadium. Boston College was supposed to run through and around the UMass Minutemen. The problem is, no one told the Minutemen that. UMass more than held their own in a 45-28 loss to Eagles. Boston College jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter and it seemed like the Romo was…

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Shane Waldron has earned the opportunity to coordinate with the Seahawks

August 14, 2021

The chance to coordinate has been a long time coming for the former Patriots, UMass and BB&N assistant Seattle Seahawks Offensive Coordinator Shane Waldron will make his debut tonight against the Las Vegas Raiders. It has been a long time coming for the former Tufts tight end and long snapper.  Waldron wasn’t raised in Massachusetts. He grew up in Oregon but attended Phillips Andover Academy and stayed in the state…

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