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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.

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

09/29/2012

FB vs. OHIO

FB vs. OHIO Photos by Thom Kendall '93

09/20/2012

FB vs. MICHIGAN

FB vs. MICHIGAN Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As a sophomore in 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics
Started in 9 of 10 games played this season ... Recorded 65 total tackles, good enough for fourth best on team ... Had 3.5 tackles for a total loss of six yards ... Recorded one sack for a loss of two yards ... Had three pass break ups ... Had 9 kick returns for a total of 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 for his first TFL of the season 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 #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).

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SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
All-purpose yards: 43, at Akron, 11/10/12
Punt returns: 1, at Akron, 11/10/12
Punt return yards: 27, at Akron, 11/10/12 (1 return)
Interceptions: 1, at Akron, 11/10/12
Long interception return: 16, at Akron, 11/10/12
Tackles: 12, Ohio, 9/29/12 (7-5)
Tackles for loss: 1.0, Indiana, 9/8/12 (1-0)
Fumbles forced: 1, at Vanderbilt, 10/27/12; at Northern Illinois, 11/3/12
Pass breakups: 1, Ohio, 9/29/12; Bowling Green, 10/20/12
Blocked kicks: 1, at Akron, 11/10/12

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