Billy Crocker

Football: UConn fires defensive coordinator Billy Crocker

Football: UConn fires defensive coordinator Billy Crocker

“After evaluating the program throughout the season and during the recruiting process, I decided to make these changes to my staff,” head coach Randy Edsall said in a statement. “I appreciate all the work these four men have done and thank them for their effort and dedication during their time at UConn.”

Column: Are we sure these guys are good?

Column: Are we sure these guys are good?

Listen. Shamel Lazarus has a cool name and big body. Omar Fortt nobly enrolled early last year and provided some physicality at times. Tyler Coyle has some size and actually led this godforsaken defense in tackles. Ian Swenson has shown flashes this year and, like Coyle, has size as well.