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Harvard Crimson

On The Fly: Big Opportunity For Huskies

There is no reason to believe you can define a football season in just four games, but there is no denying how important Saturday's game at SMU is for UConn. Already ranked last among AAC teams in the weekly ratings, the Huskies will try to avoid losing their third straight game when they play the Mustangs. Of course, there were positive signs in Sunday's 41-38 loss to ECU, but all on offense, like the 406 passing yards by Bryant Shirreffs, the most by a UConn QB in four years. But the defense needs to catch up if the Huskies are going to be successful.

Over at Yale, which plays at Fordham on Saturday, there is an exciting new star emerging. Freshman Zane Dudek was...

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