By MIKE SMITH
Multiple media outlets, including Bleacher Report, are reporting UMass will be joining the Mid-American Conference as a full member (all sports) beginning in 2025-26.
The Minutemen were football-only members from 2012-1015 and won three games in their final season. Two were against MAC competition.
When UMass -- a founding member of the A-10 -- declined bringing in all of its sports to MAC membership, the football program lost its membership and became an independent.
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