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Messiah Looking To Build Off Freshman Year

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Bob McGovern of the Maroon Musket has a feature on sophomore linebacker Kassan Messiah who turned heads last year as a true freshman and one of the top defensive players for the Minutemen.

Coverage From First Week Of Football Training Camp

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Lots of coverage from the first week of preseason training camp. The Minutemen held their first two-a-day session on Saturday with a scrimmage during the afternoon practice.

The team had Sunday off with the exception of meetings in the afternoon and evening. UMass will hold another two-a-day on Monday as the work week begins again.

Harry Plumer of the Springfield Republican takes a look at this Saturday's football game at Northern Illinois and how the UMass defense will look to contain Heisman candidate quarterback Jordan Lynch.
Harry Plumer of the Springfield Republican has a feature on Stanley Andre who is having a standout camp as a defensive end. Andre was asked to switch from his natural linebacker position to defensive end and has made the transition seamlessly.