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Coverage & Recaps From @UMassFootball 24-10 Win Over Ball State

Andrew MacDougall of the Boston Globe has a feature on Shadrach Abrokwah and his journey with UMass football from a walk-on to a starter. After joining UMass as a walk-on in 2013, Abrokwah started the final two games of the season turning in almost 100 yards a game. In the win over Eastern Michigan, the Worcester native had four rushing touchdowns and 135 yards to pace the Minutemen.

Recaps & Coverage Of @UMassFootball 36-14 Win Over Eastern Michigan

Andrew Cyr of the Daily Collegian has a story on how the UMass football team is bouncing back after a tough loss at Miami on Saturday - the fourth game this season decided by less than a touchdown and the 3rd in which UMass led at halftime. Cyr says the Minutemen are just a few plays away from realistically being 4-2 overall instead of 0-6.

(Alec Zabrecky/Daily Collegian)

Recaps & Coverage Of @UMassFootball Loss At Miami

Miami rallied back from a 27-point deficit on Saturday to defeat UMass 42-41 at Yager Stadium in what was a tale of two halves for the Minutemen. UMass led 41-21 at the break, but a tough second half marred by turnovers opened the door for the RedHawks. The Minutemen were able to manage a last minute drive down to the six-yard line, but a play with three seconds left in overtime fell just short of the goal line.

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.

Dan Malone of the Springfield Republican has a notebook discussing Mark Whipple's thoughts after watching the Penn State film, how Sunday night's practice went, and what the return of Shadrach Abrokwah could mean for the Minutemen's run game.

Tuesday Coverage Of @UMassFootball Game Week Vs Penn State

As we creep closer to the start of preseason football, Springfield Republican beat writer Dan Malone will share his top 25 players to keep an eye on this year for the Minutemen. Starting off the group at No. 25 is sophomore running back Shadrach Abrokwah who surprised many fans last year by averaging over 100 yards rushing in the final two games.

Highlights & Coverage Of UMass Football Spring Game

The defense looked impressive throughout the night turning in several highlight plays, but wide receivers Jalen Williams and Shakur Nesmith each put on displays for the offense with several outstanding plays of their own as Team Minutemen defeated Team UMass in the annual Spring Game on Wednesday night at McGuirk Stadium.

Republican: Five questions with running back Shadrach Abrokwah


Dan Malone of the Springfield Republican has a profile piece on running back Shadrach Abrokwah who had a break-out end of the year last season as the primary back for the final two games of the season.
Paul Bowker of the Springfield Republican has a story on Shadrach Abrokwah's performance last Saturday at Central Michigan. Abrokwah ran for 93 yards on 20 carries in his first collegiate game.