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Bakers' dozen ordered up as UMass signs 13 football transfers

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Georgia Tech quarterback Taisun Phommachanh warms up before an NCAA college football game against Central Florida last September. Phommachanh is one of 13 transfers who signed National Letters of Intent to play football for Don Brown and UMass.

To say that University of Massachusetts football coach Don Brown is happy with the 13 players who signed to play football in Amherst next fall would be an understatement. Every coach is happy with a recruiting class.

But what made Brown happy about the class, whose National Letters of Intent came in on Wednesday, is that it accomplished what the coach and his staff had been hoping to do.



Howard Herman can be reached at hherman@berkshireeagle.com or 413-496-6253.


Howard Herman is a sports columnist at The Berkshire Eagle. The dean of full-time sportswriters in Western Mass., he has been with the Eagle since 1988, and is a member of the New England Baseball and Basketball Hall of Fame.

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