The UMass Football Team had special tributes to the victims of the Boston Marathon Attacks on Saturday, April 20, including special jerseys dedicated to those who died. Additionally, at halftime, runners who were unable to finish the Marathon were invited to 'Cross The Finish Line' as the Minutemen and fans cheered them on.
As a redshirt junior in 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics
Started in 12 games this season while leading the team in tackles with 111 ... Had a team best 42 solo tackles and 69 assisted tackles ... Recorded six tackles for a loss of 10 yards while forcing one fumble and breaking up two passes on the season ... Recorded eight or more tackles in seven of his 12 games this season ... Started at linebacker at No. 23 Wisconsin (8/31), earning a single-game career-high seven tackles (3-4), including a TFL for a one-yard loss ... Tied his career-high mark achieved against the Badgers with seven more stops (3-4) vs. Maine (9/7), including a two-yard TFL ... Had six unassisted tackles at Kansas State (9/14), including a TFL for a loss of one yard ... Finished with seven stops (0-7), including a half-sack, against Vanderbilt (9/21/13) ... Was second on the team at Bowling Green (10/5) with a single-game career-high nine takedowns (5-4), including assisting on a TFL, and broke up a third down pass by Matt Johnson ... Earned his first collegiate game with double-digit stops as the team's leading tackler against Miami (Ohio) on Oct. 12, producing 14 takedowns (1-13), including his 50th of the season and 100th of his career ... Recorded eight tackles (5-3) at Buffalo (10/19) ... Led UMass with 13 stops (6-7), including an assisted TFL, against Western Michigan (10/26) ... Produced a single-game career-high 17 tackles (5-12) against Northern Illinois (11/2/13), the most in one contest by a Minuteman this year, and forced a fumble ... Earned eight tackles, including a TFL for a two-yard loss, to go with a pass breakup against Akron (11/16) ... Is averaging 12.0 tackles per game during the most recent five contests.
As a sophomore in 2012:Game-By-Game Statistics Started all 12 games on the defensive line ... Recorded 41 tackles (16-25), 4.0 TFLs, one sack and a forced fumble ... Set a single-game career-high with six tackles (2-4) during the season-opener at Connecticut (8/30) ... Registered four stops (2-2) against Indiana (9/8) ... Had five takedowns (2-3), 1.5 TFLs, and a half-sack at Miami (Ohio) on Sept. 22 ... Made four stops (1-3), including one TFL, 0.5 sacks and forced a fumble at Western Michigan (10/6) ... Notched five tackles (1-4) against Bowling Green (10/20) ... Had four more stops (1-3) at Northern Illinois (11/3) and against Buffalo (11/17).
As a sophomore in 2011:Game-By-Game Statistics Played in one game and made one tackle, assisting on a stop at Boston College (9/24).
As a freshman in 2010:Game-By-Game Statistics True freshman, who saw time as a true freshman on special teams coverage and as a back-up linebacker ... Former high school quarterback ... UMass has used a true freshman linebacker in each of the last three seasons, including Tyler Holmes in 2008, Perry McIntyre in 2009 and Andre in 2010 ... Played in 11 games, making ten tackles in first season of college action with a TFL ... One assisted tackle vs. Maine (11/6) ... First TFL for three yards vs. #10 New Hampshire (10/23) ... Two tackles at Towson (10/2) and vs. Holy Cross (9/11) ... Had first career tackle against #4 William & Mary (9/4).
Before UMass: Starting linebacker at Reading High School ... Named to 2009 Massachusetts All-State Super 26 ... Boston Herald All-Scholastic Team ... Daily Times Chronicle Offensive Player of the Year ... Middlesex League All-Star as junior and senior at quarterback ... Became the first quarterback in school history to rush for more than 1,000 yards in a season (1,108) ... Also passed for 883 yards as a senior ... Piled up 85 tackles on defense ... Served as team captain as a senior ... Led team to 13-0 record and the Middlesex League Championship and Division 2 Super Bowl in 2009 ... Led Rockets to a 26-1 record as the starting quarterback ... Started as a sophomore in six games at linebacker and three at quarterback.
Personal: Stanley M. Andre ... Born May 16, 1992 ... Son of Rosalind Budgeon.
SINGLE-GAME HIGHS: Rush attempts: 1, at Northern Illinois, 11/3/12 Rush yards: 8, at Northern Illinois, 11/3/12 (1 carry) Long rush: 8, at Northern Illinois, 11/3/12 Total offense attempts: 1, at Northern Illinois, 11/3/12 (1 rush, 0 pass) Total ofense yards: 8, at Northern Illinois, 11/3/12 (8 rush, 0 pass) All-purpose yards: 8, at Northern Illinois, 11/3/12 Kick returns: 1, at Stony Brook, 9/25/10 Kick return yards: 1, at Stony Brook, 9/25/10 (1 return) Long kick return: 1, at Stony Brook, 9/25/10 Tackles: 6, at Connecticut, 8/30/12 (2-4) Sacks: 0.5, at Miami (Ohio), 9/22/12 (0-1); at Western Michigan, 10/6/12 (0-1) Tackles for loss: 1.5, at Miami (Ohio), 9/22/12 (1-1) Fumbles forced: 1, at Western Michigan, 10/6/12