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Edsall Has Big Job Ahead Rebuilding UConn Program

Edsall Has Big Job Ahead Rebuilding UConn Program

The firing of Bob Diaco after UConn's 3-9 season sent a football program six years separated from a major bowl appearance into its third rebuilding phase since.

It has also led those who care to wonder how a program could fall so quickly and strike out with two coaching hires since Randy Edsall left to coach Maryland in 2011.

"When people lose their job, it's awful for them and their families," former UConn quarterback Dan Orlovsky said in a tweet last week. "Never happy to see that, I've gone through it. ... but I trust and believe in UConn as a university and its football program. Just want to see [it] back to what it once was. UConn football and its fans...

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