AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) - The UMass football team will play an intersquad scrimmage onSaturday. That may help clear up the quarterbackbattle. Head Coach Kevin Morris told 22News that he hopes tohave his 1st team in place by Thursday, when the team beginspreparations for its season opener against Kansas State, onSeptember 5th.
On the defensive side of the ball, we should see somechanges. The Minutemen admitted to being disappointed withtheir performance last year. They say they're going back tobasics.
"The biggest thing is that we weren't a team, we didn't do thelittle things", senior captain Jeromy Miles said. "No we'refocusing on the fundamentals and everything else will take care ofitself."
Defensive tackle Brandon Collier adds, "just filling your gaps,playing your role and just make plays."