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UConn Football

The UConn Huskies football team became an NCAA Division I-A team in 1999. It has been a member of the Big East Conference since 2004. The team plays its home games at Rentschler Field in East Hartford.
The UConn Huskies football team became an NCAA Division I-A team in 1999. It has been a member of the Big East Conference since 2004. The team plays its home games at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. « Show less

Top UConn Football Articles

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  • 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)...
  • The Big Man On Campus: UConn AD Learned From Legend How Athletes Should Be Treated

    The Big Man On Campus: UConn AD Learned From Legend How Athletes Should Be Treated
    The moment he stepped on the football field, Warde Manuel was home. As a teenager in New Orleans, he dabbled in other sports. He had the height to excel in basketball, but his aggressive nature didn't fit. Too many fouls. On the pitcher's mound,...
  • After All The Buildup, UConn Football Takes Its First Step Tonight

    After All The Buildup, UConn Football Takes Its First Step Tonight
    STORRS — Excitement has been generated within the UConn football program. Excitement? UConn football program? Folks around here have seldom used those words in a sentence since the Huskies appeared in the Fiesta Bowl in January 2011. Optimism...
  • Buzz Begins With A Pep Rally In Storrs

    STORRS — More than 1,000 students and fans gathered in front of the UConn Student Union Thursday night for a football pep rally on Fairfield Way. The Huskies, who will kick off the Bob Diaco era Friday night against Brigham Young, are coming off...
  • Regulators Deny Deal In AT&T-Frontier Sale

    The settlement reached between state officials and Frontier Communications Corp. as an integral part of the company's acquisition of AT&T's wireline business in Connecticut was denied Thursday by utility regulators. The $2 billion deal for AT&T's 900,...
  • Rentschler Tailgaters Optimistic About The Diaco Era

     Rentschler Tailgaters Optimistic About The Diaco Era
    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...
  • UConn Needs Offense To Step Up Against South Florida

    UConn Needs Offense To Step Up Against South Florida
    TAMPA, Fla. — On Saturday the UConn defense stopped the Boise State running game. Next up: South Florida. The Huskies held Jay Ajayi of Boise State to 39 yards rushing on 18 carries. He was averaging 150 yards coming in. Now the challenge is to...
  • On The Fly: New Jeter Commercial A Schmaltzy Winner

    There's a new Derek Jeter commercial out, this one for Gatorade. If you haven't seen it, he decides to get out of a cab and walk the last few blocks to Yankee Stadium meeting and greeting folks along the way, especially at Stan's, the old souvenir shop....
  • UConn Football Coach Bob Diaco Says Huskies Have Long Way To Go

    UConn Football Coach Bob Diaco Says Huskies Have Long Way To Go
    Bob Diaco has stated several times that the UConn football program is back in the development stage. And it's going to be there for a while. The new coach wants to build a solid foundation that will help the Huskies grow for years to come.   Winning...
  • UConn Football Coach Diaco: You Might Want To Write Something Different...

    What’s goin on? Here’s the follow up story to UConn Football coach Bob Diaco’s conference call Sunday. Here’s the gist of it. “We're in Year One," Diaco said. "As has been articulated over and over again, we have so, so...
  • UConn's Casey Cochran Says He Is At Peace With Decision

    UConn's Casey Cochran Says He Is At Peace With Decision
    STORRS —  Casey Cochran could tell something was off when the UConn football team was ready to return to practice four days after the opening game of the season. Cochran was hit late in the loss to Brigham Young on Aug. 29 and rested through the...