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Regional Digest: UConn Adds Defensive Line Coach, Two Player Commitments

Defensive Line Coach Joins UConn Staff

The UConn football team announced the hiring of defensive line coach Dennis Dottin-Carter and also received oral commitments from two players Sunday at the conclusion of their visits to campus and Rentschler Field. Dottin-Carter, 35, was the interim coach for the final five games of the 2016 season at Delaware, where he was previously the co-defensive coordinator and defensive line coach. He also worked at Maine for five years. He signed a one-year, $170,000 contract at UConn.

Players on board for next season are Darrian Beavers, a safety and wide receiver from Colerain High in Cincinnati, and Garrison Burnett, a quarterback and...