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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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  • On The Fly: Plane Crash Hits Illinois State Athletics Hard

    On The Fly: Plane Crash Hits Illinois State Athletics Hard
    A private plane on its way back from the Final Four in Indianapolis crashed Tuesday in Bloomington, Ill., killing all seven on board, including two members of the Illinois State athletic department. Among the dead were Aaron Leetch, the school's deputy...
  • UConn-Syracuse Officially Announce Home-And-Home Football Series

    UConn-Syracuse Officially Announce Home-And-Home Football Series
    UConn and Syracuse have put the finishing touches on a home-and-home series. Here's the release from UConn: UConn Athletic Communications – May 21, 2015 – UConn, Syracuse To Play Football Series STORRS, Conn. (May 21, 2015) – The...
  • Giants Say Former UConn Player Beatty Has Successful Surgery

    Giants Say Former UConn Player Beatty Has Successful Surgery
    Former UConn football player and current New York Giants left tackle Will Beatty underwent successful surgery to repair a torn pectoral muscle Wednesday night at Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan, the NFL team announced in a press release late...
  • UConn Football: Mateas Goes No.1 In CFL Draft

    Former UConn center Alex Mateas Goes No.1 in CFL Draft... From UConn.... TORONTO (May 12, 2015) – University of Connecticut center Alex Mateas (Ottawa, Ont.) was the first overall pick in Tuesday’s Canadian Football League Draft and was...
  • Geremy Davis Trying To Make Giant Impression In N.Y. Camp

    Geremy Davis Trying To Make Giant Impression In N.Y. Camp
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The running play went to the right, and Geremy Davis, the former UConn wide receiver and sixth-round draft pick of the Giants, was lined up to the far right. As the play unfolded under a baking sun at the Giants' practice...
  • Jones' Versatility, Ability Land Him In Dallas

    In the weeks leading up to the NFL draft, there was discussion about the versatility and athleticism of Byron Jones, from playing cornerback and safety at UConn to his impressive work at the NFL combine in February and the UConn Pro Day in March. In the...
  • UConn's Byron Jones Goes No. 27 To Dallas Cowboys

    UConn's Byron Jones Goes No. 27 To Dallas Cowboys
    Cornerback Byron Jones became the second player in the history of the UConn football program to be selected in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night when the Dallas Cowboys took him with the No. 27 pick overall. Donald Brown (No. 27 in 2009 by...
  • On The Fly: It's Not Ollie, But Donovan Will Be OK In Oklahoma

    On The Fly: It's Not Ollie, But Donovan Will Be OK In Oklahoma
    Billy Donovan will leave Florida after 19 seasons and back-to-back national titles in 2006-07 for the Oklahoma City Thunder, where part of the job will be to make sure Kevin Durant sticks around beyond free agency. Donovan, who turns 50 May 30, came out...
  • UConn Reveals New Football Uniforms

    UConn Reveals New Football Uniforms
    We've finally figured out what UConn football coach Bob Diaco was up to in that video released by UConn earlier this month. The school released a second video Wednesday and confirmed that the team will have new uniforms for the 2015 season. The new...
  • UConn Football: Top 10 Players Drafted

    What follows is a list of the top 10 UConn football players drafted, in alphabetical order. Wondering about guys like Nick Giaquinto and Brian Kozlowski? They worked in the NFL, sure, but they weren't drafted. This history is not as rich and the names not...
  • UConn's Byron Jones Takes Skills To Next Level: NFL

     UConn's Byron Jones Takes Skills To Next Level: NFL
    Byron Jones played for the Connecticut Basketball Club, an AAU team in New Britain, from the time he was 10 through his sophomore year at St. Paul High School in Bristol. The start of one game in particular stood out. The team was doing layup drills,...