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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 4 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 4 Picks
    Welcome to week 4 of the college football season, or as it’s also known, Snoozefest ’13.  This week’s schedule is more disappointing than the final season of “Dexter.”  The biggest game of the week is Notre Dame vs....
  • 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...
  • 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...