Massachusetts and Connecticut are set to take their old football rivalry to a new level.
Each week during the season, 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Marc Bertrand will chat with UMass Head Football coach Charley Molnar about their upcoming matchup and the state of the team.
FBS newcomer UMass will play Penn State in 2014 in an early-season nonconference game in Happy Valley.
Molnar joined Marc Bertrand & Chris Gasper to discuss why he wanted the job, and what he envisions the program becoming in the future. How will Molnar help in marketing the program to new fans? What are the challenges in recruiting in New England and beyond?
Massachusetts has fired football coach Kevin Morris.
Kellen Pagel threw for two touchdowns and Jonathan Hernandez rushed for 156 yards to lead Massachusetts past Holy Cross 24-16 on Thursday night in the season opener for both teams.
A University of Massachusetts official says the school join the MAC in 2013 and play their home games at Gillette Stadium beginning in 2012.