| Aug 29, 2014
| 8:54 PM
EAST HARTFORD — The Heisman Trophy chatter started during the summer and was increasing as the season arrived.
Just last week, ESPN analyst Danny Kanell cautioned that UConn would have its hands full with the "dark horse contender" for the Heisman....
| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:14 PM
UConn fans are united by one hope for the Huskies: Don't repeat last year.
A year ago, UConn lost its first nine games on the way to a 3-9 finish, and coach Paul Pasqualoni was fired after an 0-4 start.
But with fiery former Notre Dame assistant Bob...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:07 PM
STORRS - UConn coach Bob Diaco has had an awful lot on his plate since he was hired in December.
One thing he wanted to do to help connect to fans was generate excitement for the program and get people into the Rentschler Field stands after a...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:09 PM
STORRS — Back in the spring, after first getting to work with Obi Melifonwu, UConn football coach Bob Diaco said that the sophomore is the best safety he has been around.
Interestingly enough, Paul Pasqualoni, the Huskies' previous head coach...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:48 AM
NEWPORT, R.I. – Never mind the season, UConn coach Bob Diaco can't wait for practice to begin.
"Think about Saturday," the briefcase-carrying Diaco said about the Huskies' first practice at the American Athletic Conference media day at the Hyatt...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 12:58 PM
It was, Tyler Murphy said, a day to remember. "And it was," Murphy said, "a night I will never forget. It's hard to put into exact words how special it was. I've never experienced anything like it."
After the pregame walkthrough, Boston College coach...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:50 PM
EAST HARTFORD — UConn quarterback Chandler Whitmer had an interesting perspective of recent circumstances.
"I can't imagine what I'd be like at home working a day job and seeing a situation where I could have played the game I love again,"...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 6:07 PM
EAST HARTFORD — Over the past month, Bob Diaco repeatedly called the first quarter of his first UConn season "the preparation." On Saturday, after this 38-21 loss to Boise State, he called the next quarter "the present."
It's time for...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 12:52 PM
STORRS - In April, as part of UConn's school-wide rebrand, the football team changed its uniforms. Like every other sports team, red was introduced as an accent color, a look the football team hasn't had since the 1990s. The football team also changed its...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:54 AM
STORRS — If there’s one thing that we know Chandler Whitmer has, it is confidence. He’s also got guts and a passion for playing quarterback.
What we don’t know yet know is if Whitmer, a UConn junior, is a winner. We know he...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:58 AM
STORRS — UConn linebackers coach Jon Wholley puts it this way: “The sky is the limit for Yawin Smallwood.” And Wholley is not alone in assessing the Huskies' 6-foot-4, 236-pound junior that way.
Smallwood, from Worcester, was an All-Big...