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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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  • Weist Resides In Michigan, But UConn Will Live In His Heart

    He met his wife on Michigan's charter flight home from the 1992 Rose Bowl. T.J. Weist was a graduate assistant. Karen was a flight attendant. "The next year, we went back to the Rose Bowl and Karen made the trip with me," Weist said this week. "I...
  • Warde Manuel Was Sold On Bob Diaco Overnight

    Warde Manuel Was Sold On Bob Diaco Overnight
    STORRS — This was only minutes before Bob Diaco walked into his introductory press conference last Dec. 12 at the Burton Family Complex. Only minutes before Diaco began quoting St. Augustine in Latin, referencing Ivan Petrovich Pavlov and Garth...
  • Closer Look At Bob Diaco And His Assistants

    Closer Look At Bob Diaco And His Assistants
    The Head Coach Bob Diaco became UConn's 30th head coach on Dec. 12, 2013. Paul Pasqualoni was fired Sept. 30, and interim coach T.J. Weist was not retained. The 411 on Diaco: Age: 41 High school: Cedar Grove (N.J.) College: Iowa (Class of 1995)...
  • The Big Man On Campus: UConn AD Learned From Legend How Athletes Should Be Treated

    The Big Man On Campus: UConn AD Learned From Legend How Athletes Should Be Treated
    The moment he stepped on the football field, Warde Manuel was home. As a teenager in New Orleans, he dabbled in other sports. He had the height to excel in basketball, but his aggressive nature didn't fit. Too many fouls. On the pitcher's mound,...
  • After All The Buildup, UConn Football Takes Its First Step Tonight

    After All The Buildup, UConn Football Takes Its First Step Tonight
    STORRS — Excitement has been generated within the UConn football program. Excitement? UConn football program? Folks around here have seldom used those words in a sentence since the Huskies appeared in the Fiesta Bowl in January 2011. Optimism...
  • Buzz Begins With A Pep Rally In Storrs

    STORRS — More than 1,000 students and fans gathered in front of the UConn Student Union Thursday night for a football pep rally on Fairfield Way. The Huskies, who will kick off the Bob Diaco era Friday night against Brigham Young, are coming off...
  • Regulators Deny Deal In AT&T-Frontier Sale

    The settlement reached between state officials and Frontier Communications Corp. as an integral part of the company's acquisition of AT&T's wireline business in Connecticut was denied Thursday by utility regulators. The $2 billion deal for AT&T's 900,...
  • On The Fly

    Alex Avila's two-out RBI single lifted the Tigers past the Yankees, 3-2. It was a painful loss for the Yankees, who dropped two of three games to one of their prime wild card competitors. There was some good news for the Yankees after Masahiro Tanaka...
  • Rentschler Tailgaters Optimistic About The Diaco Era

     Rentschler Tailgaters Optimistic About The Diaco Era
    UConn fans are united by one hope for the Huskies: Don't repeat last year. A year ago, UConn lost its first nine games on the way to a 3-9 finish, and coach Paul Pasqualoni was fired after an 0-4 start. But with fiery former Notre Dame assistant Bob...
  • Huskies Embrace Casey Cochran's Bad Hair (Media) Day

    Huskies Embrace Casey Cochran's Bad Hair (Media) Day
    STORRS — Coach Bob Diaco introduced his four captains Thursday afternoon at UConn football media day. The team voted for them, Diaco said, and he insisted that Byron Jones, Marquise Vann, Geremy Davis and Alex Mateas were incredible leaders. Given...
  • UConn Football Two-Deep Roster

    OFFENSE LT: 71 Richard Levy (So., 6-6, 305) 74 Paul Nwokeji (Jr., 6-6, 287) LG: 65 Gus Cruz (Sr., 6-4, 296) 77 Trey Rutherford (Fr., 6-5, 289) C: 73 Alex Mateas (Sr., 6-4, 309) 70 Kyle Bockeloh (So., 6-3, 284) RG: 60 Tyler Samra (Jr., 6-2, 288) 63...