UMass Football Recruiting Check-In For 2013

It’s early into the football commitment season. Verbals have just started to come in at an accelerated pace, but there is a ton more that must fall into place before 2013 classes are fully evaluated. That won’t stop us from evaluating the class thus far.

Here is how Massachusetts stacks up against some other schools you may have heard of:

The sole point of this is to see — at a very high level — how UMass is fairing thus far against some of the other Northeast football programs. It’s not all inclusive, but this does show that UMass is at least competitive with some of the other big programs in the region.

Editor’s Note: BC, Uconn, Temple recruits are as of 7/8/12.

Atlantic 10 Tourney: Minutemen Face #1 Seed In Atlantic City

The tip off is just a couple hours away now. If we weren’t excited enough, we got some inspiring quotes from the team’s leader this morning.

“We’re playing as a team and a unit and as a brotherhood, and we want to be successful in life, and it’s carrying over to the floor,’’ Chaz told the Globe. “Last year, if somebody took a bad shot on the floor, we would just stagnate. That’s not the case this season. We have a different mind-set.’’

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