American Athletic Conference

UConn Looking To Avenge Last Year’s Blowout Against East Carolina

UConn Looking To Avenge Last Year’s Blowout Against East Carolina

A young football season twice reshaped by Hurricane Irma-related scheduling complications will be a quarter of the way over Sunday afternoon, with UConn having moved into a potentially defining stretch.

East Carolina visits the Huskies at Rentscher Field for the beginning of American Athletic Conference play, which for UConn continues next week at SMU. October is about developing an identity, the feeling out of realistic goals, and with two winnable games to close September UConn could flip the calendar page having set itself up well.

It will not be easy. UConn (1-1) has shown as many flaws as any AAC team, and coach Randy Edsall continues to say he's still very much in the...