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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 Names Painter Director Of Player Personnel For Football

    UConn named Michael Painter director of player personnel on Friday. Here is UConn's press release: STORRS, Conn. -- Michael Painter, who has been on the coaching staffs of five different schools, has been named the Director of Player Personnel for the...
  • Patterson Beat Cancer, And Many Other Odds, To Reach UConn

    STORRS — Life is about percentages. As one of the six men interviewed late in 1998 by Lew Perkins, Don Patterson had a 16.7 percent chance of replacing Skip Holtz for the head UConn coaching job. Diagnosed with Stage IV tonsillar cancer in 2008,...
  • UConn Football Staff Salaries

    UConn coach Bob Diaco's staff: Don Patterson, associate head coach/quarterbacks; Mike Cummings, offensive coordinator/tight ends; Anthony Poindexter, defensive coordinator/safeties; Wayne Lineburg, special teams/wide receivers; Vincent Brown, co-defensive...
  • Team Unity: UConn Football Assistants Have Diaco's Back

    Team Unity: UConn Football Assistants Have Diaco's Back
    STORRS – They sat at different tables with namecards. They looked different. Their ages ranged from their 30s to 63. The obvious constant among the nine-member coaching staff that UConn football coach Bob Diaco introduced to the media Wednesday?...
  • Diaco Staff Features Patterson, Cummings, Poindexter, 6 More

    Diaco Staff Features Patterson, Cummings, Poindexter, 6 More
    The UConn football coaching staff is finally complete and official. Much of the news has trickled out the past few days, but the official announcement signifies that the staff can move full speed ahead on recruiting as national signing day (Feb. 5) and...
  • Elvin Hayes Likes The Look Of The New AAC

    HOUSTON — As the Houston Cougars' radio analyst, Elvin Hayes is at every game, but when the Big E walks into Hofheinz, it is still far from routine. One of the legendary names of basketball, Hayes, 68, savors what he is doing now and marvels at how...
  • Sources: UConn Football To Add Four To Staff

    Sources: UConn Football To Add Four To Staff
    UConn football coach Bob Diaco is building his staff. Three offensive coaches are set to join Diaco in his first season in Storrs, according to sources. A fourth addition will be on the defensive side, according to footballscoop.com. Mike Cummings,...
  • Bob Diaco, In His Own Words

    Outtakes from an interview with UConn football coach Bob Diaco: On Selling UConn football "The modus operandi as it relates to communication is a little different now so we need to actually do a better job as a football organization of marketing and...
  • UConn's Boatright And Stanford's Randle Finally Face Off

    HARTFORD — In Illinois, the Mr. Basketball Award has been handed out for 33 years. Only once has there been a tie in the voting among high school coaches and media — in 2011, when the honor was shared by guards Ryan Boatright of East Aurora...
  • Diaco Will Start Addressing UConn's Staffing Needs Monday

    STORRS – New UConn football coach Bob Diaco said he doesn't want start building his staff in a pre-determined manner. "I was actually asked a question [when meeting with coaches], 'You want to meet, well what should I do?' Do whatever you think...
  • Director Calls Action: Diaco's Energy, Fire Sold Manuel

    Director Calls Action: Diaco's Energy, Fire Sold Manuel
    STORRS — Warde Manuel doesn't want this story. He wants the story to be all about Bob Diaco and nothing about Pat Narduzzi. He wants the story to be about what a terrific choice Diaco is as the new coach of the UConn football team and not the...