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University of Connecticut 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 University of Connecticut Football Articles

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  • UConn Football Team Hosts Dog House Party

    UConn Football Team Hosts Dog House Party
    STORRS — Josh Kelman has sat through too many of the bad times as a UConn football fan. "As a junior, going into my senior year, it's been tough to see some of the football that's been played, to be honest," Kelman said. The junior from West...
  • Huskies Measuring Up Under Diaco's Training Program

    — New UConn football coach Bob Diaco opened spring practice to the media for the first time Saturday morning. And within that Practice No. 7 — of 15, including the annual Blue-White Spring Game April 12 (3 p.m. Rentschler Field) —...
  • For 250 Years, Our Readers Have Been Very Good Sports

    Over the past month we have written about 30 stories looking back at various teams, athletes, moments as part of the Courant's 250th anniversary. We got lost for hours at a time in the Courant's electronic archives and we found many reasons to dwell...
  • UConn Community Came Together As One When Jasper Howard Died

    UConn Community Came Together As One When Jasper Howard Died
    The biggest moment in UConn football history might have been when the Huskies ran onto the field for the 2011 Fiesta Bowl against Oklahoma. A moment within the moment was pretty big, too. Senior wide receiver Kashif Moore, now with the Pittsburgh...
  • Minor Wins, Major Losses: Pro Sports Franchise Dreams Dashed Over And Over

    Minor Wins, Major Losses: Pro Sports Franchise Dreams Dashed Over And Over
    The news arrived to readers of The Courant on the morning of March 8, 1877, seven weeks before the start of the second National League baseball season. Hartford, a charter member, was deemed unacceptable as a major league market. The city's "base ball"...
  • Diaco's Infectious Enthusiasm Spreading To UConn Players

    Diaco's Infectious Enthusiasm Spreading To UConn Players
    STORRS – It should be apparent by now new UConn football coach Bob Diaco is wise beyond his 41 years. He was a football player at Iowa, an assistant coach at Iowa, Western Illinois, Eastern Michigan, Western Michigan, Central Michigan, Virginia,...
  • UConn Football's Wakeup Call Comes Early; Some Drills Are Fun

    UConn Football's Wakeup Call Comes Early; Some Drills Are Fun
    STORRS — Kanye West's "Good Life" blasting against your dome just after 6 a.m. on a still sleepy campus? Such is the life of a UConn football player under coach Bob Diaco, who says the music gets the juices flowing. The Rodeo Drill, a pad-cracking,...
  • House Delegation's Spending Is Food for Thought

    The big thing you take away from a recent Connecticut Mirror story on the off-election-year spending practices of Connecticut House members is that you want to do lunch with these folks, particularly John Larson. According to the Mirror's analysis of the...
  • NFL Hopefuls At UConn Pro Day In Storrs

    NFL Hopefuls At UConn Pro Day In Storrs
    STORRS – Taylor Mack started to tighten up at the right time, if there is such a thing. Any earlier and he might not have been able to turn in the effort he did at UConn's Pro Day at the Shenkman Center Tuesday where 33 representatives from 29...
  • Diaco's First Practice In The Books, But UConn Has Work To Do

    Diaco's First Practice In The Books, But UConn Has Work To Do
    STORRS – The first UConn football spring practice, new coach Bob Diaco said upon entering the interview room Monday, is in the books. And with it, the hope is, a culture of winning and the hard work that goes into it will soon follow. "Everybody...
  • As UConn Football Training Ramps Up, 'Everybody Has Value,' Coach Says

    STORRS — The party is about to get started. The UConn football team's time with the coaching staff increases from eight hours to 20 hours per week for the next month beginning Monday. Under new coach Bob Diaco, spring practice kicks off at 4:...