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25   Joe Colton
Joe Colton

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Norwood, Mass.

High School:
Xaverian Brothers

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 195

Position:
DB


01/15/2014

Quotes On UMass Football Head Coach Mark Whipple

NFL& UMass dignitaries, former players and current Minutemen talk about Mark Whipple as a coach

09/14/2013

Big Second Quarter Gives Kansas State 37-7 Win Over UMass Football

Minutemen return to action next Saturday against Vanderbilt at home.

09/10/2013

Charley Molnar Quotes From Weekly MAC Media Teleconference (Sept. 9)

Molnar recaps the Maine game and previews the game against Kansas State.

09/07/2013

UMass Drops Home Opener To Maine, 24-14

Minutemen post 265 yards of total offense.

11/21/2012

Senior Day As Football Hosts Central Michigan On Black Friday

Minutemen to honor first-ever FBS Senior Class prior to kick-off at Gillette Stadium.

08/30/2014

FB vs. BC

FB vs. BC Photos by Thom Kendall '93

08/04/2014

FB PRACTICE-DAY 1

FB PRACTICE-DAY 1 Photos by Thom Kendall '93

09/21/2013

FB VS. VANDERBILT

FB VS. VANDERBILT Photos by Thom Kendall '93

09/07/2013

FB VS. MAINE

FB VS. MAINE Photos by Thom Kendall'93

03/13/2013

FB-NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS

FB-NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As A Sophomore In 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics
Started in nine of 10 games played during the year ... Recorded 65 total tackles, good for fourth-most on the team ... Had 3.5 tackles for a total loss of six yards ... Recorded one sack for a loss of two yards ... Added three pass breakups ... Returned nine kickoffs for 175 yards ... Finished with four tackles (3-1), including the 50th of his collegiate career, a TFL going for one yard and one pass breakup at No. 23 Wisconsin (8/31) ... Recorded his third career double-digit tackle performance with 11 stops (6-5) against Maine (9/7) during the home-opener ... Added nine stops (7-2) with a two-yard sack at Kansas State (9/14) ... Tallied a pair of assisted tackles against Vanderbilt (9/21) ... Did not play at Bowling Green (10/5) or against Miami (Ohio) on Oct. 12 due to injury ... Returned to the lineup at Buffalo (10/19) and earned five stops (1-4) ... Made six tackles and broke up a pass against Western Michigan (10/26) ... Provided nine stops (5-4) as a starting safety against No. 17/21 Northern Illinois (11/2) ... Notched eight tackles (4-4) against Akron (11/16).

As A Freshman In 2012: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in 11 games, starting two ... Recorded 49 tackles (27-22), two pass breakups and one interception ... Also contributed with two forced fumbles and a blocked kick ... Produced five games with at least five tackles, including two with 10 or more ... Totaled one solo tackle at Connecticut (8/30) in his first appearance with the Minutemen ... Notched six stops (4-2) against Indiana (9/8) ... Produced his first double-digit tackle performance against Ohio (9/29), with a single-game career-high 12 stops (7-5) and his first collegiate pass break up ... Had 10 takedowns (5-5) and forced a fumble at Northern Illinois (11/3) ... Recorded three tackles (2-1) and forced a fumble at Vanderbilt (10/27) ... Nabbed an interception and blocked punt at Akron (11/10), to go with five tackles (1-4) in helping UMass to its first victory as an FBS program ... Totaled five stops (2-3) against Buffalo (11/17).

Career Highs & Miscellaneous Statistics
Tackles: 12 (7-5), vs. Ohio (9/28/12)
TFLs: 1.5 (1-1), at Central Michigan (11/23/13)
Sacks: 1.0 (1-0), at Kansas State (9/14/13)
Interceptions: 1, at Akron (11/10/12)
Interception Return Yards: 16, at Akron (11/10/12)
Pass Breakups: 1, 6x, last vs. Western Michigan (10/26/13)
Fumbles Forced: 1, twice, last at Northern Illinois (11/3/12)
Blocked Punts: 1, at Akron (11/10/12)
10+ Tackle Games: 3, last vs. Maine (9/7/13)

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