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by econalum
Fri Sep 17, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: Realignment: Texas/OK->SEC; UCF, BYU, Ciny,Houston->BigXII-dominos
Replies: 90
Views: 4461

Re: Realignment: Texas/OK->SEC; UCF, BYU, Ciny,Houston->BigXII-dominos

AAC conference would be a LOSER for UMass given the distances and lack of 'draw' teams involved.
by econalum
Wed Sep 15, 2021 9:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RIP Peter Colton
Replies: 3
Views: 193

Re: RIP Peter Colton

A very nice remembrance of Peter in the Globe today

https://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/09/14/ ... ure-fours/
by econalum
Sun Sep 12, 2021 12:26 pm
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: Game two: BC
Replies: 156
Views: 4052

Re: Game two: BC

Attendance was within the usual 7.5k if bad weather, 12k if good weather, even with the name Power 5 local opponent. https://www.espn.com/college-football/game/_/gameId/401282623 We'll see if the above excitement, agree that they played much better, translates to fannies in chairs for EMU. That game...
by econalum
Fri Sep 10, 2021 9:23 pm
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: Realignment: Texas/OK->SEC; UCF, BYU, Ciny,Houston->BigXII-dominos
Replies: 90
Views: 4461

Re: Realignment: Texas/OK->SEC; UCF, BYU, Ciny,Houston->BigXII-dominos

If you join a 'can only fly' conference you can kiss goodbye many non-revenue sports, perhaps all. Is that worth it?
by econalum
Fri Sep 10, 2021 11:57 am
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: Game two: BC
Replies: 156
Views: 4052

Re: Game two: BC

Context on the lack of activities. There is a raft of colleges pulling back on outdoor celebrations that will draw large and/or closely packed crowds. In addition, mask mandates for all indoors and transitions (doorways) are mandatory. Check the Covid dashboards, infections are rising for residentia...
by econalum
Thu Sep 09, 2021 10:34 am
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: UConn to Big East 2020
Replies: 114
Views: 36850

Re: UConn to Big East 2020

Pomposity is the word you're looking for.
by econalum
Tue Sep 07, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: Game One: Pitt
Replies: 64
Views: 2031

Re: Game One: Pitt

On what planet can a team build a team/successful brand with only 5 games at home from 2022-2024? That is nuts.
by econalum
Tue Sep 07, 2021 9:25 am
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: UConn to Big East 2020
Replies: 114
Views: 36850

Re: UConn to Big East 2020

Boy things must have REALLY fallen apart at UConn to have this second announcement of his immediate leaving.
by econalum
Sat Sep 04, 2021 10:30 pm
Forum: Men's Lacrosse Forum
Topic: JIm Weller - all time UMass great attackman
Replies: 0
Views: 165

JIm Weller - all time UMass great attackman

No worries, he is alive and still active in LAX.

Nice article thanks to Google Alerts search.
https://thevoiceofpelham.ca/2021/09/04 ... ine-at-62/
by econalum
Sat Sep 04, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: Game One: Pitt
Replies: 64
Views: 2031

Re: Game One: Pitt

Ask Jim Plunkett on 70's Patriots how that worked out.
by econalum
Sat Sep 04, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: Game One: Pitt
Replies: 64
Views: 2031

Re: Game One: Pitt

They lost 2 number one draft picks and All Americans to NFL after last season.

We got 3 first downs in the first half. Horrible O, cannot move their D line.
by econalum
Thu Sep 02, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: 2021 Season
Replies: 313
Views: 23269

Re: 2021 Season

Here is the Globe's view of UMass, and other major college teams - reminding everyone that this is our 10th FBS season, with little to show for it.
https://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/09/02 ... this-fall/
by econalum
Wed Sep 01, 2021 11:10 am
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: NIL = Death of Umass [FBS] Football
Replies: 12
Views: 927

Re: NIL = Death of Umass [FBS] Football

The NIL marketplace for college athletes is in the early days. My sense is that as with endorsement deals there are very few who make the serious $$, and others are renting themselves/image to local car dealers, etc., and will have more impact where college sports dominate the sports landscape and h...
by econalum
Tue Aug 31, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: Isabella!!!
Replies: 225
Views: 60214

Re: Isabella!!!

So far he is on the Zona 53 man roster, after 4 pm deadline.
by econalum
Sun Aug 29, 2021 11:26 am
Forum: Football Forum
Topic: 2021 Season
Replies: 313
Views: 23269

Re: 2021 Season

Jack wrote: Sun Aug 29, 2021 7:32 am
ZooMass84 wrote: Sun Aug 29, 2021 7:10 am between UConn and NMSU, could we get a couple wins????
unlikely however i'm cautiously optimistic about uri - we should be competitive against rhody... .
When we are pessimistic about beating FCS CAA teams, where are we after all these years in FBS light?