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The John Mackey Award unveiled its Midseason Watch List on Monday with UMass tight end Jean Sifrin being added to the group. The award is presented annually to college football's top tight end. Sifrin is the second player this year to be named to a national award watch list after Tajae Sharpe was added to the Biletnikoff Award for best wide receiver. This is also the second year that a UMass tight end has been on the Mackey Award watch list after Rob Blanchflower was on it in 2013.

Headlines & Previews Of @UMassFootball At Miami (Ohio)

Coverage and Recaps From @UMassFootball Loss To Bowling Green

It was a shootout at McGuirk Stadium on Saturday afternoon as Bowling Green narrowly defeated UMass 47-42 in the Minutemen's first game back on campus since 2011. Quarterback Blake Frohnapfel set school records with 589 yards through the air and five touchdowns, while Tajae Sharpe had 179 yards receiving and two touchdowns.






Highlights & Coverage Of @UMassFootball Narrow 41-38 Loss To Colorado

It was a grand welcome party for tight end Jean Sifrin whose two touchdown performance in his first game at UMass sparked the Minutemen against Colorado. The Buffs proved too much in the end, however, overcoming an 11-point UMass lead in the third quarter to take a 41-38 win over the Minutemen at Gillette Stadium on Saturday. Here's the full coverage of the game.

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Dan Malone of the Springfield Republican has incoming tight ends Jean Sifrin and Jon Denton, both junior college transfers, as being tied as No. 15 on his top 25 players to watch list for UMass football this season. Sifrin seems to be a strong receiving tight end, while Denton looks to be more of a point-of-attack blocker with good hands in the pass game. The combo combined with UMass' returning corps of tight ends will give the Minutemen several options in replacing Rob Blanchflower who was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers this past May.

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