It's game day at Gillette Stadium as the Minutemen prepare to kick-off the season against Boston College in the "Battle Of The Bay State". Kickoff is set for 3 PM with the game available online via ESPN3.com. Fans can also listen on 105. FM WEEI in Springfield, 1440 WVEI AM in Worcester, and 1200 AM WXKS in Boston.
Here's a look at some of the headlines heading into today's game:
Editorial: New UMass football coach Mark Whipple faces many challenges in his return | GazetteNet.com
UMass football vs. Boston College: Minutemen open 2014 season with emotional in-state matchup against Eagles
UMass football 2014 season preview - Part II: Minutemen hope to be more aggressive on defense, consistent on special teams