Category Archives: UConn football

UConn’s bid to upset No. 15 Michigan falls short before record crowd

EAST HARTFORD – Just how good is the University of Connecticut football team? For nearly three quarters, they were good enough. The Huskies led No. 15 Michigan by two touchdowns Saturday night in front of the largest crowd to see the Huskies at Rentschler Field.  “We always believe we can play with anyone in theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Huskies get their shot at Michigan Saturday night at the Rent

EAST HARTFORD – The opportunity awaits the University of Connecticut football team. Whether they can cash in their opportunity remains to be seen. But it stands in front of the Huskies. Only 11 other teams in the nation this year will get to face Michigan – one of the most storied collegiate football programs ever.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Explosive Maryland too much for the winless Huskies

EAST HARTFORD – This was much different that the season opening game two weeks earlier. There was an energy at Rentschler Field that you could feel. The crowd of nearly 39,000 roared and filled the stadium with sound when the University of Connecticut made big plays. And there were some big plays from the HuskiesContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Undefeated Maryland looms as a big challenge for UConn football

EAST HARTFORD, Sept. 12 – Perhaps the University of Connecticut football team is fortunate that former coach Randy Edsall is coming to town Saturday night when his University of Maryland Terrapins face the Huskies at Rentschler Field.  It’s more attention on Edsall, who coached the Huskies for 12 years before taking the job with MarylandContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Huskies face the cold reality of a loss to Towson in opener

EAST HARTFORD – They were optimistic. They were upbeat. They were strong. They were ready to put a pair of 5-7 seasons behind them. And what did the University of Connecticut football team do on opening night? They were run over.  Not only did the Huskies lose their season opening contest for just the secondContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Time to produce as Huskies open season Thursday against Towson

STORRS – It may be one of the most anticipated football seasons at the University of Connecticut in quite a while.  There are some intriguing opponents coming Rentschler Field this fall with Michigan on Sept. 21 and the return of former head coach Randy Edsall with Maryland a week earlier on Sept. 14.  It’s alsoContinue ReadingContinue Reading