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2014 UMass Minutemen football
File:UMass Athletics wordmark.svg
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionEast Division
2014 record3–9 (3–5 MAC)
Head coachMark Whipple (7th season)
Offensive coordinatorMark Whipple (7th season)
Defensive coordinatorTom Masella (3rd season)
Home stadiumGillette Stadium
(Capacity: 68,756)
Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium
(Capacity: 17,000)
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →

Template:2014 Mid-American Conference football standings The 2014 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. This was their first year with head coach Mark Whipple, who returned after 10 years coaching in the NFL. The Minutemen divided their home schedule between two stadiums. Three home games were played at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. The other three were played on the UMass campus at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium, which reopened after a renovation to bring the facility up to FBS standards. This season was UMass's third in the Mid-American Conference in the East Division. They finished the season 3–9, 3–5 in MAC play to finish in a tie for fourth place in the East Division.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 303:00 p.m.Boston College*ESPN3L 7–3030,479
September 63:00 p.m.Colorado*
  • Gillette Stadium
  • Foxborough, MA
ESPN3L 38–4110,227
September 1312:00 p.m.at Vanderbilt*ESPN+L 31–3433,386
September 204:00 p.m.at Penn State*BTNL 7–4899,155
September 273:00 p.m.Bowling GreendaggerESPN3L 42–4717,000
October 42:30 p.m.at Miami (OH)ESPN3L 41–4215,970
October 112:00 p.m.at Kent State
ESPN3W 40–1712,451
October 183:00 p.m.Eastern Michigan
  • Gillette Stadium
  • Foxborough, MA
ESPN3W 36–1412,030
October 252:00 p.m.at ToledoESPN3L 35–4220,104
November 128:00 p.m.Ball State
  • Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
ESPNUW 24–1013,374
November 188:00 p.m.at Akron
ESPNUL 6–305,571
November 281:00 p.m.Buffalo
  • Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
ESPN3L 21–4113,417

Game summaries

Boston College

1 2 3 4 OT
Eagles 0 6 14 10 30
Minutemen 0 0 7 0 7



Overall record Last meeting Result
5–19 2011 BC, 45–17

Colorado

1 2 3 4 OT
Buffaloes 3 17 14 7 41
Minutemen 7 14 10 7 38



Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Vanderbilt

1 2 3 4 OT
Minutemen 14 10 7 0 31
Commodores 0 20 0 14 34



Overall record Last meeting Result
0–2 2013 Vandy, 24–7

Penn State

1 2 3 4 OT
Minutemen 0 0 0 7 7
Nittany Lions 6 28 14 0 48



Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Bowling Green

1 2 3 4 OT
Falcons 10 16 7 14 47
Minutemen 7 14 14 7 42



Overall record Last meeting Result
0–2 2013 BGSU, 28–7

Miami (OH)

1 2 3 4 OT
Minutemen 14 27 0 0 41
RedHawks 0 21 7 14 42



Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1 2013 UMass, 17–10

Kent State

1 2 3 4 OT
Minutemen 7 17 3 13 40
Golden Flashes 3 7 7 0 17



Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Eastern Michigan

1 2 3 4 OT
Eagles 7 7 0 0 14
Minutemen 13 17 6 0 36



Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Toledo

1 2 3 4 OT
Minutemen 13 7 0 15 35
Rockets 7 7 14 14 42



Overall record Last meeting Result
1–2 1999 Toledo, 24–3

Ball State

1 2 3 4 OT
Cardinals 7 0 3 0 10
Minutemen 7 10 0 7 24



Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1 1988 Ball, 44–17

Akron

1 2 3 4 OT
Minutemen 0 0 6 0 6
Zips 10 10 7 3 30



Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1 2013 Akron, 14–13

Buffalo

1 2 3 4 OT
Bulls 0 13 21 7 41
Minutemen 0 0 7 14 21



Overall record Last meeting Result
5–6 2013 Buff, 32–3

References

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