BYU Squares Off Against UMASS At Gillette Stadium

first_img Tags: Andrew Ford/Andy Isabella/Boise State/BYU Football/Kalani Sitake/Marquis Young/New England Patriots/UMASS Football/Zach WIlson FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailFOXBORO, Mass.-Saturday, BYU football returns to action against the UMASS Minutemen at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., the home of the New England Patriots.This is actually a home game for the Minutemen that requires a 92.4-mile bus ride from their Amherst, Mass. campus, per Google.This matchup is between two of the five independents in FBS and the series is tied 1-1 all-time with the first meeting coming in 2016.When the Cougars visit UMASS again in 2019, that game will be on the Minutemen’s Amherst campus.In words with the Salt Lake City media Monday afternoon, head coach Kalani Sitake said he plans to fly out to Massachusetts Thursday to give his players time to adapt to playing in the Eastern Time Zone in the early window of Saturday college football action with a 10:00 am MST kickoff.Despite the 21-16 loss to Boise State last Saturday, the Cougars are 26-8 (.765) in November dating back to 2009.Including promising signal-caller Zach Wilson, the Cougars have played 26 freshmen this season, including 16 true freshmen.The Minutemen’s statistical leaders include QB Andrew Ford (1,366 yards, 9 TD’s/5 INT’s), tailback Marquis Young (128 car, 705 yards, 7 TD’s) and receiver Andy Isabella (77 rec, 1,394 yards, 11 TD’s).Please remember to tune into this broadcast at midutahradio.com or by listening to KSVC AM-980 or 100.5 FM November 5, 2018 /Sports News – Local BYU Squares Off Against UMASS At Gillette Stadium Written by Brad Jameslast_img read more