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Need QB depth? You should grab Blake Frohnapfel

Blake Frohnapfel may not have gotten the chance to impress in front of scouts at the NFL Scouting Combine but his combo of size, strength and proven ability to put up gaudy numbers figures well for him.

Sharpe could be a late-round scoop in NFL Draft

There are gobs of potential with Tajae Sharpe, but a lot of questions as well

Tajae Sharpe's NFL Scouting Combine Results

Sharpe was a 2-time First Team All-MAC selection in college.

UMass inks most impressive class in school history

The Massachusetts Minutemen are leaving the MAC (to the delight of many) but before they go they have one more recruiting class to sign, and we recap it for you here on the Belt.

UMass adds 9 commits over last two weekends

The Massachusetts Minutemen hosted their top targets over the past two weekends in Amherst and have come away with a bevy of verbal commitments that have made an already impressive recruiting class even better.

UMass adds two commitments

The Massachusetts Minutemen have kept up their strong pace on the recruiting trail, securing commitments from two players in the past four days as they build towards National Signing Day.

UMass adds pledge from 3-star RB Tyler Thompson

The Massachusetts Minutemen added another talented player to the 2016 recruiting class on Friday with the commitment of 3-star RB Tyler Thompson

UMass adds commitment from ATH Isaiah Rodgers

UMass continued it's hot December on the recruiting trail yesterday as the Minutemen added a dynamic athlete from Florida to their 2016 recruiting class.

2016 ATH Patrick Volcy commits to UMass

Patrick Volcy, a 2016 athlete out of Naples, Florida, has committed to the Massachusetts Minutemen after officially visiting Amherst this past weekend.

3-star DB Cycoby Burch commits to UMass

UMass scored maybe their biggest commitment of the 2016 cycle yesterday as 3-star defensive back Cycoby Burch from Oak Ridge HS in Orlando, FL, committed to UMass over numerous other offers, including many from the Power 5.

Local MA offensive lineman commits to Minutemen

UMass secured a commitment from its first Massachusetts native yesterday as OL James Reilly out of Norwell, MA, and Fork Union Military Academy (Fork Union, VA) pledged to the Minutemen.

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UMass picks up commitment from DB Tedrick Lowery

Earlier this week UMass picked up a commitment from JUCO DB Tedrick Lowery First reported by The Maroon Musket, Lowery will join the Minutemen from Tyler Junior College in Tyler, TX. He will be enrolling early and will be on campus for spring football. Given UMass' need for defensive backs Lowery's addition will be welcome and he should have a chance to compete for playing time right away. Read the original article here.

DE Sharif Saleem commits to UMass

Sharif Saleem, a big defensive end out of Euclid High School in Cleveland, Ohio, has committed to the University of Massachusetts for the 2016 season.

Lurry, Sharpe named All-Americans

The two MAC products were some of the league's best at their respective positions, and get some much-deserved praise from FBS coaches.

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UMass picks up commitment from JUCO ATH

Erie CC (Buffalo, NY) ATH Jaquan McCullough has committed to the University of Massachusetts for the 2016 season. McCullough, a 6'1" 200lbs athlete, elected to join the Minutemen as a preferred walk-on, meaning he will be working towards a full scholarship while competing with the team. A perhaps major factor in that decision is that McCullough is cousins with current Minuteman Marquis Young, a true freshman RB who exploded on the scene for UMass this season and finished the year with 960 yards rushing and seven touchdowns. McCullough plays mostly in the defensive backfield for Erie, and UMass fans will likely see him come in and play in the secondary for the Minutemen as well

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Massachusetts Minutemen to wear grey uniforms vs. Miami RedHawks

The Massachusetts Minutemen closes out their final home game in all grey uniforms (with their white helmets) today against the Miami RedHawks.

Miami vs. UMass: Talking sMACk

Who won the war of words ahead of Saturday's match-up?

Marquis Young's big day tops EMU

Eagles go winless at home for first time since 2010.

What's next for Minutemen in another lost season?

The Massachusetts Minutemen were officially eliminated from bowl contention last Saturday when the lost to the Ball State Cardinals in Muncie. Where do the Minutemen go from here?

UMass and Ball State look to keep bowl hopes alive

Ball State and UMass each look to get in the win column this Saturday.

Can UMass get a win this week at Ball State?

The Massachusetts Minutemen have suffered two tough losses since Michael Traini and Jesse Allen last held a chat, and they face a road game in Indiana against the Ball State Cardinals this Saturday.

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Scott Van Pelt tells us how he really feels about UMass' collapse against Toledo

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Everything about this rant both hilarious and heartbreaking at the same time.

Rockets scare early, win 51-35 anyways

Enter halftime down 18, come back and win by 16.

#19 Toledo vs. UMass: How to Watch, Listen, Stream

The Toledo Rockets are ranked 19th in the AP Poll. The Massachusetts Minutemen... are not. Here's how you can watch UMass try and down the Rocket's dream season.

Toledo looks to keep rolling at UMass

The Rockets fly into Amherst looking to continue their climb up the AP Rankings. Can they do it? James and Traini debate. (Kinda.)

UMass Football: Future schedules with BC and UConn

Hustle Belt's UMass contributors, Michael Traini and Jesse Allen, have a special edition UMassChat this week on the Minutemen's newest scheduling updates including future games against Boston College and UConn.

Is UMass' season basically over?

The Massachusetts Minutemen lost on Homecoming to the Kent State Golden Flashes, and in doing so essentially ended their season of high expectations on a new low note.

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Blake Frohnapfel steps out of the end zone. Safety for Kent State.

On the Massachusetts Minutemen's homecoming, legitimate NFL prospect Blake Frohnapfel did that I saw done in the NFL once. Of course, Frohnapfel had more pressure than Dan Orlovsky did, but you don't want to be trailing 15-10 to Kent State right now.

How to watch Kent State take on UMass

Kent State heads to Amherst later today desperate for a win as we dive deeper into Conference play.

UMass' defense has to be on its P's and Q's now

UMass contributors Michael Traini and Jesse Allen get together for their weekly chat on all things UMass football, talking BGSU, Kent St, defense, kicking, and more.

UMass vs BGSU: How to watch, listen, and more

The UMass Minutemen travel to Bowling Green on Saturday for a match-up with the Falcons that is sure to be #MACtion at its finest.

Where UMass stands before #MACtion starts

Hustle Belt's UMass contributors, Jesse Allen and Michael Traini, talk about what's happened so far for the Minutemen this season, from their gut-wrenching loss to Temple to their most recent win over FIU, and what lies ahead for them in 2015.