2007 UMass Minutemen football team

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2007 UMass Minutemen football
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CAA Champions
Conference Colonial Athletic Association North Division
2007 record 10–3 (7–1 CAA)
Head coach Don Brown
Offensive coordinator Kevin Morris
Defensive coordinator Keith Dudzinski
Home stadium Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
« 2006 2008 »

The 2007 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 2007 NCAA Division I FCS football season as a member of the Colonial Athletic Association. The team was coached by Don Brown and played its home games at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Amherst, Massachusetts. The Minutemen were coming off of an appearance in the 2006 NCAA Championship Game and were looking to continue their success following their move from the Atlantic 10 Conference to the CAA. UMass repeated as conference champions but lost in the Quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament, finishing the season with a record of 10–3 (7–1 CAA).

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1, 2007 1:00 PM Holy Cross* #3 McGuirk StadiumAmherst, MA W 40–30   12,264
September 8, 2007 1:00 PM at Colgate* #2 Andy Kerr StadiumHamilton, NY TWCS W 35–17   3,211
September 15, 2007 12:00 PM #23 Towson #3 McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA CN8 W 36–13   8,218
September 22, 2007 2:30 PM at Maine #3 Alfond StadiumOrono, ME CN8 W 38–7   6,167
September 29, 2007 1:00 PM at #12 (AP) Boston College* #2 Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA ESPN360 L 14–24   44,111
October 13, 2007 1:00 PM Villanova #4 McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA W 32–24 4OT  16,174
October 20, 2007 12:00 PM Northeasterndagger #4 McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA CN8 W 24–7   14,189
October 27, 2007 1:00 PM at William & Mary #4 Zable StadiumWilliamsburg, VA W 48–34   10,178
November 3, 2007 12:00 PM at Rhode Island #3 Meade StadiumKingston, RI L 6–12 OT  4,118
November 10, 2007 12:00 PM #14 New Hampshire #8 McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA CN8 W 27–7   14,190
November 17, 2007 12:00 PM at #22 Hofstra #8 Shuart StadiumHempstead, NY ESPNU W 27–5   2,915
November 24, 2007 12:00 PM #25 Fordham* #7 McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA (FCS First Round) ESPNU W 49–35   5,224
December 1, 2007 3:15 PM at #4 Southern Illinois* #7 Saluki StadiumCarbondale, IL (FCS Quarterfinals) ESPN GamePlan (NESN, MASN, TWCS, Cox Sports) L 27–34   6,560
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from the FCS Sports Network Poll,[1] unless otherwise noted. All times are in Eastern Time.

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