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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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  • Diaco Spreads His Message At Director's Club Banquet

    SOUTHINGTON — Jim and Geno have done it. So have the likes of Bobby Valentine, Mike Schmidt and Dan Duquette from the baseball world and Bill Raftery, Frank Layden Jazz and Digger Phelps from the basketball world. And on Thursday night, UConn...
  • 1,000 Reasons Geno Will Always Have A Place In Their Hearts

    To commemorate Geno Auriemma's 1,000th game at UConn on Saturday at Houston, The Courant reached out to many of those who helped play a role in his Hall of Fame career since he came to the school in 1985. Here is some of what resulted: The Guarding Of...
  • UConn Coach Balis Lends Strength To The Operation

    Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen often referred to Matt Balis as the most important part of the program and also "the best strength coach in the country." UConn football coach Bob Diaco already knew of Balis, having worked with him at Virginia...
  • Diaco Optimistic, Says UConn Football Team Taking Shape

    The UConn football team has impressed new coach Bob Diaco from a busting-its-butt, trying-to-get better standpoint. "This team has energy, a purpose and a spirit," Diaco said earlier this week. "The team wants to change. They want to be better. They don'...
  • UConn Assistant Jones Resigns; Made 'Jesus In Huddle' Comments

    UConn Assistant Jones Resigns; Made 'Jesus In Huddle' Comments
    Ernest T. Jones, the UConn football coach who ignited a controversy last month with his comments on religion in the huddle, has resigned. "Ernest has resigned his position effective immediately here at the university after deep introspection and...
  • UConn Football To Play Illinois In 2019, 2020

    UConn announced Tuesday that it has solidified a home-and-home football series with Big Ten member Illinois for the 2019 and 2020 seasons. The football programs have never met. UConn faced a Big Ten opponent last year, losing to Michigan 24-21 at...
  • Logan Marchi Withdraws Commitment To UConn Football

    Quarterback Logan Marchi was expecting to sign a national letter of intent to play football at UConn on Wednesday. Friday, he got a call with information to the contrary, leading the former St. Paul-Bristol's player to withdraw his commitment to UConn....
  • UConn Football Recruiting List

    Signing day is Wednesday. These are oral commitments to UConn: James Atkins: 6-5, 255, offensive tackle, Blair (N.J.) Academy Alec Bloom: 6-7, 242, tight end, Ligonier (Pa.), Valley High Chris Britton, 6-3, 205, linebacker, Harrisburg, Pa. Luke...
  • UConn Football: A Closer Look At The Incoming Class Of Huskies

    UConn Football: A Closer Look At The Incoming Class Of Huskies
    Capsule looks at the players in the incoming UConn football class. Text provided by UConn sports information: James Atkins, DL, 6-5, 250, Saugus, Mass./Blair Academy (N.J.): Played offensive and defensive line at Blair Academy (N.J.). ... Team went 6-...
  • Star Search? Diaco Dismisses Recruiting Sites' Assessments

    Star Search? Diaco Dismisses Recruiting Sites' Assessments
    You can have the escargot. Bob Diaco will take the cheeseburger. More on that later, but first the National Signing Day menu: Scout ranked UConn's incoming freshman football class 119th out of 125 schools and last in the AAC. Rivals ranked UConn 111th...
  • UConn Football Recruits

    UConn has 13 recruits for the Class of 2014 so far. It is believed that anywhere between 15 and18 recruits is the desired number this year. National Letter of Intent signing day is Feb. 5. Alec Bloom: 6-7, 242, tight end, Ligonier (Pa.), Valley High...