UMass Athletics enters bowl rights agreement with ESPN Events

UMass Athletics entered into a football bowl rights agreement with ESPN Events.
Published: Aug. 31, 2022 at 7:35 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 31, 2022 at 10:55 PM EDT
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AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - On Wednesday, UMass Athletics entered into a football bowl rights agreement with ESPN Events.

The agreement covers the next four seasons, complementing UMass’ three-year broadcast rights agreement with ESPN for its Division One FBS Independent Football program.

However, for an FBS team to be officially bowl eligible, the team must win six or more games in a 12-game schedule and post a minimum winning percentage of five hundred.