After starting the season 0-9, the Minutemen defeated the Akron Zips, 22-14
UMass (0-9, 0-5 MAC) looks for its first victory against Akron (1-9, 0-6 MAC) on Saturday afternoon in Akron, Ohio.
The still winless UMass Minutemen are in search of their first FBS win against the powerhouse Northern University Huskies on Saturday in DeKalb, IL.
Mike Wegzyn and the winless UMass Minutemen (0-7, 0-4 MAC) will look to upset the Vanderbilt Commodores (3-4, 2-3 SEC) on Saturday evening at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville, TN.
The Boston College Eagles return home after three straight road games, hoping to get back in the win column after five consecutive losses. UMass takes on Vanderbilt.
After rough starts to the 2012 season, Boston College, Connecticut and Massachusetts are not projected to play in bowl games this year.
The UMass Minutemen will go for their first win of the season on Saturday with a home game against Bowling Green.