2021 Season

Ringing the Bell on a new era of UM Football.
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Re: 2021 Season

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I couldn't figure out how to delete a post.

The delete option was there but said I had no authority.
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Re: 2021 Season

Post by UMass'96 » Fri Jul 23, 2021 12:41 pm

Berkman wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 12:37 pm I hope they get someone other than FLO SPORTS to do the games. ESPN + would be great.
Beggars can't be choosers and I'm just thankful that there is any coverage at all. I'll take flo sports and all their technical difficulties over having no options whatsoever.
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Re: 2021 Season

Post by UMass02 » Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:19 am

DrG wrote: Thu Jul 22, 2021 7:22 am Oh, I agree. Might have been close to that 20,000 figure with all the people standing behind the benches. The place was nutso that night, just a fantastic college football atmosphere. Seems like a really long time ago, doesn't it? :(
That UNH playoff game was easily the craziest scene I’ve personally witnessed at McGuirk. Every seat taken, standing room used along the fences, fights between UMass and UNH fans in the stands, people urinating at the top of the stadium, people rushing in early to get good seats, insane tailgate before the game (even though it was chilly).

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Re: 2021 Season

Post by econalum » Wed Jul 28, 2021 10:05 am

There is more than a little something to be said for regional rivalries, not random FBS games.

I was there for the beat down of BC by UMASS in 1972 - a glorious event.
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Re: 2021 Season

Post by DrG » Wed Jul 28, 2021 10:50 am

UMass02 wrote: Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:19 am
DrG wrote: Thu Jul 22, 2021 7:22 am Oh, I agree. Might have been close to that 20,000 figure with all the people standing behind the benches. The place was nutso that night, just a fantastic college football atmosphere. Seems like a really long time ago, doesn't it? :(
That UNH playoff game was easily the craziest scene I’ve personally witnessed at McGuirk. Every seat taken, standing room used along the fences, fights between UMass and UNH fans in the stands, people urinating at the top of the stadium, people rushing in early to get good seats, insane tailgate before the game (even though it was chilly).
Also a massive post-game traffic jam with everybody trying to get over to the Mullins for the hoops game vs. BC.

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Re: 2021 Season

Post by 69MG » Wed Jul 28, 2021 1:43 pm

econalum wrote: Wed Jul 28, 2021 10:05 am There is more than a little something to be said for regional rivalries, not random FBS games.

I was there for the beat down of BC by UMASS in 1972 - a glorious event.
I was also there for that game with a Holy Cross grad. A very good UMass team beat a mediocre BC team but I'll take any beat down of BC. My friend had his hopes up for HC's game against BC the following week. It was not to be - BC won by around 30.

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Re: 2021 Season

Post by Quann » Wed Jul 28, 2021 7:17 pm

It was an amazing atmosphere. We walked in with a couple 30 racks and security didn’t care. What a fun game and season that was.

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Re: 2021 Season

Post by DrG » Thu Jul 29, 2021 9:35 am

No question, the best crowds ever were the BC win in '72 and the UNH game in '06. You'd almost think we were a rabid college football school. :wink:

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Re: 2021 Season

Post by DrG » Thu Jul 29, 2021 9:37 am

No question, the best crowds ever were the BC win in '72 and the UNH game in '06. You'd almost think we were a rabid college football school. :wink: A couple of Jesuit priests from BC were sitting behind me and they couldn't believe what they were seeing. One of him was hitting his flask pretty hard.

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Re: 2021 Season

Post by Berkman » Thu Jul 29, 2021 12:01 pm

I was there for both games.

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Re: 2021 Season

Post by vanmeter » Thu Jul 29, 2021 12:39 pm

I think the 1972 game came during Thanksgiving weekend - but I may be mistaken

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Re: 2021 Season

Post by dennisdent » Mon Aug 02, 2021 3:57 pm

Just had a new RB coached named--WTF happened to the Savon Huggins! It looked like he was doing a great job. Did he get another job or get fired? He was only here six months. He was just twittering about UMass football a couple of weeks ago...

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Re: 2021 Season

Post by Upstate10 » Mon Aug 02, 2021 8:02 pm

dennisdent wrote: Mon Aug 02, 2021 3:57 pm Just had a new RB coached named--WTF happened to the Savon Huggins! It looked like he was doing a great job. Did he get another job or get fired? He was only here six months. He was just twittering about UMass football a couple of weeks ago...
BC opened up their checkbook

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Re: 2021 Season

Post by dennisdent » Mon Aug 02, 2021 8:54 pm

24/7 says that it isn't BC--maybe Rutgers? Why can't someone take Bell!

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Re: 2021 Season

Post by econalum » Tue Aug 03, 2021 8:49 am

vanmeter wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 12:39 pm I think the 1972 game came during Thanksgiving weekend - but I may be mistaken
Yes, thanksgiving weekend.
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