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  • Teel Time: W&M's Rogers prepares for 'uniquely fast' Virginia Tech defense

    Teel Time: W&M's Rogers prepares for 'uniquely fast' Virginia Tech defense
    WILLIAMSBURG — Kevin Rogers had a front-row seat for several of Virginia Tech’s best defenses, as friend and foe. So when he says coordinator Bud Foster’s 2014 group has the chance to be exceptional, take the words to heart. A former...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech's Beamer signs two-year contract extension

    Teel Time: Virginia Tech's Beamer signs two-year contract extension
    Frank Beamer turns 68 in October, and his College Football Hall of Fame credentials were long ago secured. But rather than plot retirement and more frequent fleecing of golf partners, Virginia Tech’s iconic coach has signed a two-year contract...
  • It Was Ugly (3-9): A Lost Season From The Start

    Looking Back At 2013: It Was Ugly (3-9) A Lost Season From The Start By COLIN MCDONOUGH cmcdonough@courant.com There weren't a lot of highlights for UConn last year, and fan interest seemed to dim as the season wore on. A recap of good and bad from...
  • Closer Look At Bob Diaco And His Assistants

    Closer Look At Bob Diaco And His Assistants
    The Head Coach Bob Diaco became UConn's 30th head coach on Dec. 12, 2013. Paul Pasqualoni was fired Sept. 30, and interim coach T.J. Weist was not retained. The 411 on Diaco: Age: 41 High school: Cedar Grove (N.J.) College: Iowa (Class of 1995)...
  • Pirate Sighting: Conference Schedule Requires Some Introductions

    Pirate Sighting: Conference Schedule Requires Some Introductions
    When UConn transitioned to the world of big-time football a decade ago, fans could look forward to a schedule packed with national heavyweights. As the second season of the American Athletic Conference kicks off this fall, fans might need a road map to...
  • Wishful Thinking?: BCS Is Gone, But The New System Brings Its Own Question Marks

    After years of clamoring for change, college football fans got their wish: 2014 will mark the first year of the College Football Playoff, which will officially supplant the Bowl Championship Series as the ultimate determinant of the nation's best team....
  • Calvert Hall's Drew Edwards commits to Providence

    Calvert Hall's Drew Edwards commits to Providence
    Three impressive varsity seasons at Calvert Hall and several standout summer sessions with Maryland 3D on the Amateur Athletic Union circuit led to many scholarship offers and a “really tough decision” for Drew Edwards. The 6-foot-3, 175-...
  • Recipe for college football championships begins with right people

    They've won championships and playoff games and major bowls. They've started from scratch and elevated existing programs to new heights. They've done it with offense, with defense and with special teams. Successful college football programs abound in...
  • Preview: East Carolina

    EAST CAROLINA THE VITALS Last season | 10-3, 6-2 Conference USA Last bowl | 2013 (Defeated Ohio in Beef 'O' Brady's). THE SCHEDULE Aug. 30 | North Carolina Central | 8 p.m. Sept. 6 | at South Carolina | 7 Sept. 13 | at Virginia Tech | noon...
  • Meet the new College Football Playoff committee

    Meet the 13 members of the new College Football Playoff selection committee: Jeff Long The Buzz: He's the first chairman of the new selection committee and it's his job to announce the group's top 25 rankings on ESPN every Tuesday. His 35 years of...
  • FAU coach Charlie Partridge brings energy, enthusiasm to Owls

    FAU coach Charlie Partridge brings energy, enthusiasm to Owls
    After nearly three hours of football practice in the scorching South Florida sun, the Florida Atlantic players have only a set of up-downs left, which they didn't complete alone. Coach Charlie Partridge was among the first up and down, beating many of...