The doors to the UConn locker room were propped open, as if to welcome in the world. At the center of the room, coach Randy Edsall was surrounded by his players. Then, Edsall said the words that perfectly defined the moment.
UConn 38 - Navy 0
UConn 63, Kent State 21
UConn has felt FAU's pain. It didn't stop the Huskies from barreling to a 61-14 win at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, though.
There was a lot of second-guessing Saturday. The Huskies made it interesting for a Memorial Stadium homecoming crowd but fell short, 38-24.
Ball State placekicker Mike Langford made his 37-yard field goal. UConns Marc Hickok missed from the same distance, dropping the Huskies (2-3) under .500 again with a 24-21 loss before 16,849 - the largest crowd in Memorial Stadium history.
UConn Vs. Ohio University
UConn wasn't quite up to beating Boston College Saturday, but it wasn't that far away, either. It isn't that far away. The Huskies threw a major scare into the Eagles before losing 24-16 in the season opener before 40,066 at Alumni Stadium.