UConn Football

New-found life in UConn football

New-found life in UConn football

With an earlier-than-usual spring schedule, and a new strength coach, UConn football is undergoing a culture shift in year three of Randy Edsall’s second stint in Storrs.

“Having the schedule that we had, I think it’s been very beneficial to us. You can see it, their bodies, they’re getting stronger,” Edsall said. “That was one of the objectives that we had by moving spring practice up as early as we did, so we can get more time in the weight room.”

Roundtable: New Year’s resolutions for UConn athletics

Roundtable: New Year’s resolutions for UConn athletics

With disappointing seasons for both basketball programs, perhaps the worst football team in program history, and, well, zero national championships, it was a generally rough 2018 for UConn athletics.

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.

Top Husky performances over break

Top Husky performances over break

While you were back home or wherever relaxing on break and stuffing yourself on Thanksgiving, a lot of UConn athletes were still hard at work. Several feasted last week, just in a different way. Here are some of the Huskies who had exemplar showings last week.

Editorial: Uninspiring student-led drives may force UConn football to punt away its future

Editorial: Uninspiring student-led drives may force UConn football to punt away its future

The team’s abysmal play as of late, having attained a 28-67 overall win-loss record and one bowl game appearance since 2011, has dampened fans’ morale and called into question the merits of UConn even partaking in the popular sport.

UConn will travel to Eastern Carolina this Saturday for a conference matchup under the lights

UConn will travel to Eastern Carolina this Saturday for a conference matchup under the lights

It’s a prospect that UConn football has become famiiar with and head coach Randy Edsall believes is unfair. All of UConn’s road America Athletic Conference games have been at night, and Edsall has said in the past that this is not in the best interests of the players.