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  • UConn's Geremy Davis Among AAC's Top Pass-Catchers

    The Fred Biletnikoff Award goes to the best wide receiver in college football. No conference has more players on the watch list than the American Athletic Conference with eight: Geremy Davis, UConn, Sr. Deontay Greenberry, Houston, Jr. Rannell Hall,...
  • Making Of A Head Coach: Brush With Mortality As Teenager Fortified Husky Coach's Football Passion

    Making Of A Head Coach: Brush With Mortality As Teenager Fortified Husky Coach's Football Passion
    Elementary school officials had concerns about what was going on at home when a young Bob Diaco showed up one day with his arms all smashed up. It seems Diaco, in third grade at the time, was toughening himself up for football. He took on a concrete...
  • 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)...
  • 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....
  • A Look At UConn's Schedule: Huskies Face Five Teams For First Time

    A Look At UConn's Schedule: Huskies Face Five Teams For First Time
    Brigham Young At UConn, Aug. 29, 7 p.m., Rentschler Field 2013 record: 8-5 Coach: Bronco Mendenhall Last meeting: First meeting Players to watch: QB Taysom Hill, RB Jamaal Williams, WR Mitch Mathews, DL Travis Tuiloma, DL Remington Peck, LB Alani...
  • 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...
  • Review: 'The Opening Kickoff' by Dave Revsine

    Review: 'The Opening Kickoff' by Dave Revsine
    Quick quiz: When was this quote said about college football? "Football to-day is a social obsession — a boy-killing, education prostituting, gladiatorial sport. It teaches virility and courage … but so does war." This could be a critic of...
  • FSU QB Winston embraces Heisman chase

    The Sports Xchange By Danny Aller, The Sports Xchange FSU QB Winston embraces Heisman chase TALLAHASSEE -- Jameis Winston's freshman season at Florida State was the stuff of legend: Unbeaten, 14-0 record. Conference and national championships. NCAA...
  • GameScout: Cal Davis at No. 11 Stanford

    The Sports Xchange GameScout: Cal Davis at No. 11 Stanford Cal Davis at No. 11 Stanford KICKOFF: Saturday, 4 p.m. ET GAMEDATE: 8/30/14 SITE: Stanford Stadium, Stanford, California TV: Pac-12 Network SERIES: The series is tied 1-1. Stanford won...
  • GameScout: La. Tech at Oklahoma

    The Sports Xchange GameScout: La. Tech at Oklahoma Louisiana Tech at No. 4 Oklahoma KICKOFF: Saturday, 7 p.m. ET GAMEDATE: 8/30/14 SITE: Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Norman, Oklahoma TV: Pay-Per-View SERIES: First meetings KEYS TO THE...