UConn Football

Football: Huskies grind out win over Wagner

Football: Huskies grind out win over Wagner

The Huskies established the run game early, as they carried the ball an even 30 times in the first half compared to just 10 passing attempts. Both Kevin Mensah and Art Thompkins had big impacts, combining for 142 yards of total offense in the first half alone, with 130 of it coming on the ground. 

Football Notebook: New defense, who dis? 

Football Notebook: New defense, who dis? 

Last season, UConn’s front seven might as well have been turnstiles while the defensive backs wore cleats made of cement. They gave up the most yards per game in Football Bowl Subdivision history in 2018, but on Thursday they proved they won’t be anyone’s doormat in 2019. 

UConn football season preview 

UConn football season preview 

After a 2018 that had far more downs than ups, UConn football has the chance to start fresh. While everyone is looking at last season as an important learning experience and something that they can use to grow, they also recognize the need to move on and turn the page.  

Football: A look at the quarterback situation

Football: A look at the quarterback situation

The Huskies currently have five quarterbacks on their roster, not including the newly committed Russell Dixon, and the coaching staff made it clear that all five will be given a chance to win the starting job. However, there really are three that are serious contenders, and quarterbacks coach Mike Moyseenko broke them each down. 

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.”