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UConn To Get $1.2 Million For 2021 Football Game At Clemson

UConn To Get $1.2 Million For 2021 Football Game At Clemson

The UConn football team will play at Clemson during the 2021 season and return to Connecticut with $1.2 million, the largest single-game guarantee in program history. It will surpass the $1.125 million the Huskies will earn for playing a "home" game against Boston College at Fenway Park in 2017.

Expect UConn to schedule more games similar to this, replacing home-and-home series with Power Five teams (such as deals currently in place with Missouri and Tennessee) with single road contests in exchange for a paycheck. Such games are crucial to UConn's operation, especially with Big East exit money set to dry up in about a year.

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