The UMass Minutemen football team represents the University of Massachusetts in the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS). Massachusetts is the fourth oldest program in FBS. The Minutemen compete as an FBS independent . UMass began play in 1879 and have since appeared in three FCS National Championship games, winning the title in 1998.What is UMass’s record at McGuirk Stadium?
Since the opening, UMass has enjoyed a decided home-field advantage, posting a 182–79–2 record when playing at McGuirk. The attendance record at McGuirk was set during a UMass football game against Boston College on November 25, 1972; 20,000 fans were in attendance.How many games will UMass football play in 2016-22?
^ "UMass football announces 19 games for 2016-22 seasons featuring BYU, Appalachian State, Ohio and Hawaii". masslive.com. September 24, 2014. Retrieved July 17, 2017. ^ "With no conference ready to extend UMass an invitation yet, the Minutemen have begun preparing their 2016 and 2017 schedules".Where are the UMass Amherst football games played?
The Minutemen played their last home football game for three years at McGuirk Alumni Stadium, a 17,000 seat stadium on the UMass Amherst campus in 2011. The stadium itself sits just over the town line in neighboring Hadley.