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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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  • Phillips Won't Play For UConn; Might Be Headed Back To BC

    Phillips Won't Play For UConn; Might Be Headed Back To BC
    Senior wide receiver Shakim Phillips is no longer part of the UConn football team, coach Bob Diaco said Wednesday morning. Diaco didn't give a reason. "Shakim is going to work through the spring and summer to get his degree and graduate. We wish him the...
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 13 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 13 Picks
    Today marks the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination.  It was a landmark event, one that changed the course of history and left a nation forever shaken.  The assassination was one of those events where you’ll never forget where you were,...
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 14 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 14 Picks
    It’s Thanksgiving week, that special time of year where we eat enough food to feed a third world nation, then get drunk and pass out at 7pm while blaming it on the tryptophan.  This continues for four straight days until we wake up on Monday ten...
  • Democratic Contribution Raised Specter Of Pay-To-Play

    Asked about his party's aggressive fund-raising tactics in recent months, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said the standard to apply is "whether we're compliant with the law, and we'll hold ourselves to that standard." But a $10,000 contribution in...
  • Hut One! Hut Two!

    Hut One! Hut Two!
    One of my colleagues in the newsroom said, “You know what the real problem is with Jesus in the huddle? Twelve men on the field.” Penalty aside, I have to say I was jolted when I read the UConn assistant coach’s comment. Not that I have...
  • Herbst Says There's No Place For Staff Pushing Religion

    Rena Epstein wrote in a letter to the editor Jan. 14 ["Jesus In The Huddle?"] that she felt alienated after reading a Jan. 12 sports story based on an interview with UConn's director of player engagement about spiritually developing players on the UConn...
  • Somehow, I Don't Think Jesus Is A Fan

    Somehow, I Don't Think Jesus Is A Fan
    I sometimes worry about Jesus at Christmastime. On the one hand, he gets a worldwide birthday party celebrated by 2 billion Christians, trees, Macy's windows, concerts, communal singing, gift giving, feasts, family gatherings and uplifting worship....
  • Speak Up — You May Be Surprised

    You're sitting in the kitchen. With something to say. You write a letter to your local newspaper. In my case, a letter objecting to a UConn football coach who said his players should understand that Jesus should be in the center of their huddle, which...
  • Zombies

    Zombies
    There was a time when I told people how I voted and for whom. I don’t do that anymore for two reasons. An editor once pointed out to me that it might be confusing for some readers to know I voted for someone I criticize in my cartoons. Point taken....
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 1 Lines and a 2013 Season Preview

    Take the Points: College Football Week 1 Lines and a 2013 Season Preview
    It feels like an eternity since bowl season ended, but fortunately today marks the greatest day of the year, when football returns to rescue us from the barren sports wasteland of August.  Baseball?  The U.S. Open?  That stuff is a nice filler, like the...
  • Should UConn fire football coach Paul Pasqualoni?

    Should UConn fire football coach Paul Pasqualoni?
    After losing its first two games, the University of Connecticut football team faces the powerful Michigan Wolverines this weekend at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. While Husky Nation hopes for an upset, there are loud grumblings that coach Paul...