Matt Sparks

Massachusetts Minutemen #78 - Offensive Linesman

  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 290
  • Seasons: JR

Actually, UMass could thrive as an independent

Despite just eight wins in four years at the FBS level, UMass enters life as an independent with a plan and a decent path forward ... after one more year of growing pains, anyway.

UMass drops heartbreaker to Temple 25-23

The UMass Minutemen lost a heart-breaking game to the Temple Owls on Saturday on a wild series of events in the game's final minutes.

7 MAC centers named to Rimington Watch List


Four from the West, three out of the East.

Loading the Muskets: Previewing UMass' 2014 Season

Will the Minutemen be a contender this year or will the Muskets fail to fire?

Minutemen Win Spring Game Against UMass!

The first football event open to fans at newly renovated McGuirk Stadium showed that UMass still has some serious work to do.

It can't get any worse for UMass

In replacing Charley Molnar, UMass went with a coach who not only has a lot of experience, but has experience coaching at UMass. Mark Whipple returns to Amherst for his second go-round as head...

UMass releases first two-deep depth chart

A complete list of every Minuteman who will likely see significant time against Wisconsin on Saturday was released by UMass on Wednesday.

Week 1 defense preview with

Our weekly series begins with a look at how "Aranda's attackers" match-up with the Minutemen. We welcome Daniel Malone from to preview Wisconsin's opponent this week.

UMass leaning on freshman offensive linemen

The UMass Minutemen all got bigger over the offseason and nowhere is that more evident than on the offensive line. Freshmen Tyshon Henderson, Cameron Mock, Sam Zeff and Fabian Hoeller are all in...

Let's try this again

Can sophomore UMass improve on just about the worst debut possible?

Week 8 MAC Football Box Score Heroes


BGSU:Matt Schilz: 21-for-35, 188 yards, 2 TDAnthon Samuel: 22 carries, 60 yards; 5 catches, 58 yardsJude Adjei-Barimah: 1 tackle, 2 INTBrian Schmiedebusch: 8 punts, 44.5 average, long 55Booboo...