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Bud Light UMass Football Radio Show Podcast Now Available (11/15)

If you couldn't make it to the Bud Light UMass Football Radio Show last night at the Hangar Pub & Grill, check out the Podcast!

Voice of the Minutemen Josh Maurer spoke with head coach Charley Molnar along with player guests Anthony Dima, Tom Brandt and Brandon Potvin.

Kerri Fleming of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette has a story on all that is new this season with the UMass football program. Area players Rob Blanchflower, Brandon Potvin and Brandon Howard speak of how the changes have brought new motivation and excitement to the team.

Matt Vautour of the Daily Hampshire Gazette takes a look at the UMass defense focusing on the new 3-4 alignment.

The University of Massachusetts football team's defense will feature a new look with a lot of familiar faces.  

Under new defensive coordinator Frank Forcucci, who replaced Maryland-bound Keith Dudzinski, UMass is moving from a 4-3 alignment to a 3-4.  

But the Minutemen bring back 13 players that started at least one game last year and most of those players had multiple starts.

Photo: Taking a look at new-look team
Kerri Fleming of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette has a story today on the mindset of the UMass football team going into its final season as a member of the Football Championship Subdivision and the CAA.

"There's really nothing that needs to be said. Everybody's on the same page. We all know what this year means to the university. It's a big transition year. It's a big year to leave the CAA on a good note," said defensive lineman Brandon Potvin, a redshirt sophomore and former Holy Name star from Worcester.

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Football MVPs From Practice 1: Milhim & Potvin

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Kevin Morris has announced the football team's first MVPs from the initial practice this spring. Offensive lineman Stephane Milhim and defensive lineman Brandon Potvin were honored after Thursday's first practice.

Happy Birthday: March 26 - Brandon Potvin

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Happy birthday to redshirt freshman defensive lineman Brandon Potvin of the football team on March 26.

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Gazette: Defensive Line Has Plenty To Prove

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The four starters on the University of Massachusetts defensive line have combined for two career starts and eight career tackles.

The inexperience of that unit is the biggest among a host of questions facing the Minutemen as they open the 2010 season Saturday at 3:30 p.m. against No. 4-ranked William & Mary at McGuirk Stadium.

Read the full story from the Daily Hampshire Gazette.

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