Voice of the Minutemen Jay Burnham dives into all things UMass Athletics. Enjoy coach and special guest conversations and get caught up with the world of Minutemen sports.
Plant the Flag - Inside UMass Athletics is coming
Director of Athletics Ryan Bamford visits with UMass basketball legend Marcus Camby as the two discuss Camby’s path to Amherst, his 17-year career in the NBA and life after basketball.
Director of Athletics Ryan Bamford visits with University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan, discussing Meehan’s time growing up in Massachusetts, his 14-year stint in the U.S. House of Representatives and path to leading the UMass system.
In a two-part, March Madness themed episode of Plant The Flag, UMass Director of Athletics Ryan Bamford speaks with Matt Doherty, a former basketball standout and national champion at North Carolina and now Associate Commissioner of the Atlantic 10 Conference. Later on, Bamford sits down with UMass head coach Matt McCall.
Its back! The Plant the Flag podcast has been revived, hosted by the new Voice of the Minutemen Jay Burnham. We intend to churn out at, on average, one episode per week, with coach, player and special guest interviews.
This week we set the tone for the football season with TV broadcaster and all-around radio personality Andy Gresh. The Greshman is back in the booth for UMass Football on FLO Sports & NESN and he dives into all that and his playing days at URI. Also, Alan Pandiani, Associate AD/External Operations stops by for a insightful chat on branding, college athletics trends and new things to look out for at McGuirk. Loads of good topics and conversation. Enjoy!
Two pods in two days! Don't get accustomed to that quick of a turnaround, but with UMass Football season on the horizon, B2B pods was mandatory. Join Jay and Danny Breslauer, co-host of The Scarlett Spotlight, for a deep-dive on all things Rutgers. The Minutemen begin the 2019 season on Friday, August 30th in Piscataway, NJ and somehow we make it through this pod without taking any cheap shots at the Garden State.
What a first quarter! We recap the beginning of the Walt Bell era with the man who brought it to you on television, the great Mike Monaco. Minutemen made a statement early on and we discuss the good, the bad and the other. Also on this episode of PTF - we set you up for the home opener, Women & Men's Soccer and more!
Its Go-Time from McGuirk Stadium this weekend vs. Southern Illinois out of the Missouri Valley Conference. UMass Football seeks to bounce back from a Week 1 defeat at Rutgers and we break it down in this episode of PTF with have multiple guests, including SIU beat reporter Todd Hefferman and UMass Basketball Head Coach Matt McCall. Find out what has Coach McCall excited about the season. Also, know your foe and see if the Minutemen pick up win No. 1 in the Walt Bell era!
After a few days of reflection, we touch upon a tough loss to FCS opponent Southern Illinois. How can UMass enhance and develop for week 3 vs. Charlotte? In this episode we draw some program similarities with the upcoming opponent Charlotte 49ers in their FBS infancy. 49ers radio broadcaster Matt Swierad stops by to talk life, FBS transition, CUSA, conference realignment and what UMass is in store for on Saturday. The Minutemen are looking forward, not back for week 3.
Take a trip through life as an All-American with former UMass & Penn State Tight End Adam Brenenman. The host of his new podcast "Life in the Red Zone" opens up about recruiting, the NFL, injuries, UMass dining and more. Also, we take a quick peek back at what happened in Charlotte last week.