| Aug 27, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Desmond Conner has been the UConn football beat writer since 2008 and has been at The Courant for 22 years. We asked him a few questions going into this season:
Q: How many games do you see UConn winning?
I think a 7-5 or 8-4 season can be achieved with...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 10:08 PM
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. -- For the fourth time in the past five years Towson, a Football Championship Subdivision team, opened the season with an opponent from the Football Bowl Subdivision, but this year the result was a bit different.
For the first...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Just wrapped up the post game tele-conference with UConn head coach Paul Pasqualoni follwing a disappointing and stunning 33-18 loss at home to I-AA Towson.
Real quick wide receiver Kamal Abrams twisted his knee during warmups last night is having an...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:28 AM
We’re accustomed to upsets in college football, particularly early in the season, when nobody knows anything and everyone tries to gain footing and determine where they stand. But the first weekend was remarkable, as a bunch of Football Championship...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 6:31 PM
This loss wasn't about offensive play-calling, diversity on first down or the running game. No, this was an all-around loss.
The offense, defense and special teams failed to make plays they could have and should have made. This loss was about missed...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 3:27 PM
— Sitting on a 17-point lead in the waning minutes of the third quarter, UConn was breezing toward a comfortable victory Saturday afternoon at Rentschler Field.
An emphatic win would set up UConn for its upcoming Big East Conference schedule and...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 4:08 PM
— You know something is wrong when Nick Williams can't find anything positive to say. To be clear, after Saturday's slow-burning 19-3 loss to No. 22 Rutgers before a paid crowd of 50,870 at High Point Solutions Stadium, he couldn't find anything...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 7:58 PM
The UConn football season was already intriguing enough through six games.
On Saturday, Murphy's Law got thrown in: Whatever can go wrong will go wrong — and it did.
The Huskies had to absorb a 17-14 overtime loss to Temple before 37,279 at...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 9:22 PM
Wow. Just … wow.
Who knew Syracuse was this good?
Who knew the UConn defense could be this bad?
The answers aren't nearly as important as the bottom line: Syracuse crushed UConn 40-10 before 36,715 at the Carrier Dome on Friday night.
| Nov 3, 2012
| 9:21 PM
After all the missed opportunities and miscues, UConn still had a chance to beat South Florida.
It didn't matter. This team is better at trying to find ways to lose than it is at trying to find ways to win.
Having just dodged a game-ending bullet when...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 3:53 PM
There was just no describing the look on Chad Christen's face after he missed four field goals in a three-point overtime loss at home to Temple last month.
"Eh, I forgot all about that game," an elated Christen said Saturday. "That game didn't happen....