At 8 years old, Jonathan Hernandez repeatedly begged his father, Cesar Batallas, to sign him up for Pop Warner, a non-profit football organization for kids from the ages of five to 15. Despite being financially strapped, Batallas caved in and allowed Hernandez to play. Before long, Hernandez developed a love for the game and brought [...]
The Minutement scored a huge win this past Saturday. They defeated #4 ranked UNH on a late interception that capped the 23-17 victory for UMass. Both sides of the ball played very well including running back, Jonathan Hernandez, who also was named the Bill Knight MVP which is given to the best player in the game.
The Minutemen took the lead late in the first quarter and never looked back. The offense finished with 500 yards of total offense and the defense only gave up 229 yards to Stony Brook. Hernandez shines in first career start Jonathan Hernandez got his first career start due to Tony Nelson being hurt and took [...]
Both the offense and the defense did their part to secure an easy win over the Great Danes of Albany. The Minutemen put up the most points in a home opener since 2003 and it marked the eighth straight time UMass has won a home opener. On offense, Jonathan Hernandez and Tony Nelson combined for [...]