FBS Introduction: UMass Minutemen

Head Coach: Charley Molnar (64-21)

Location: Foxborough, Mass

Stadium: Gillette Stadium (Capacity: 68,756)

Rivals: New Hampshire, Rhode Island

Former Conference Affiliation:

Conference Affiliation: MAC

National Championships: 1998 Division I-AA

2011 Record: 5-6

Returning Starters: 6 Offense, 9 Defense

Notable Alumni: Bill Cosby, Bill Pulman, Dr J, Rick Pitino, Richard Gere


2012 Schedule

8/30 at UConn

9/8 vs Indiana

9/15 at Michigan

9/22 at Miami (OH)

9/29 vs Ohio

10/6 at Western Michigan

10/20 vs Bowling Green

10/27 at Vanderbilt

11/3 at Northern Illinois

11/10 at Akron

11/17 vs Buffalo

11/23 vs Central Michigan


Key Players (2011 Stats):

QB Kellen Pagel, Jr (153/267 for 1725 yds, 9 TD, 9 INT)

QB Brandon Hill, Soph (49/84 for 598 yds, 3 TD, 3 INT)

DB Darren Thellen, Sr (68 total tackles, 5 INTs)

LB Perry McIntyre, Sr (116 tackles, 6.5 sacks)

About Kevin Causey

dry humorist, craft beer enthusiast, occasionally unbiased SEC fan, UGA alumni, contributor for The Student Section, This Given Sunday and Crossover Chronicles