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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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  • 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"...
  • 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,...
  • Rentschler Field's Top Moments In 10 Years

    The stadium on Silver Lane in East Hartford opened 10 years ago as the home for a UConn football program that was transitioning to Division I-A. The Huskies opened with a victory over Indiana and have gone 46-18 at Rentschler Field. They have sold out...
  • PP As In Pressure Point: Year 3 Brings Coach Paul Pasqualoni To Crossroads

    PP As In Pressure Point: Year 3 Brings Coach Paul Pasqualoni To Crossroads
    It has become the dirty mantra of UConn football … 5-7, 5-7 … It has become the song of mediocrity … 5-7, 5-7 … It is the rap of barely adequate for one season and not nearly adequate enough over the long haul. If Paul...
  • Circled In Penn: Temple Is The Place Huskies Kicker Can Atone

    Circled In Penn: Temple Is The Place Huskies Kicker Can Atone
    It wouldn’t be surprising to learn that UConn football players have the Maryland and Michigan games circled on their schedules. They’re highlights of the best football schedule UConn has had. A game against Temple in Philadelphia is part...
  • Some UConn Football Questions And Answers

    Some UConn Football Questions And Answers
    Desmond Conner has been the UConn football beat writer since 2008 and has been at The Courant for 22 years. We asked him a few questions going into this season: Q: How many games do you see UConn winning? I think a 7-5 or 8-4 season can be achieved with...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Huskies Nearly Pull Off The Upset Against Michigan

    Jeff Jacobs: Huskies Nearly Pull Off The Upset Against Michigan
    EAST HARTFORD —If they played like this every game, they wouldn't be 0-3. If they played like this every game, Paul Pasqualoni wouldn't be 10-17 since taking over in 2011 and his job wouldn't be hanging by a thread or two.    If the Rentschler...