Tulsa WR heads AAC weekly football awards

From the AAC this morning: AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Keevan Lucas • So. • WR • Tulsa • Abilene, Texas Lucas helped Tulsa rally from a 21-7 deficit as the Golden Hurricane scored a 38-31 double-overtime win against Tulane in both teams’ American Athletic Conference debuts. Lucas had 13 receptions for […]

UConn extra points: Ball protection, Davis, the field goal

UConn coach Bob Diaco told members of the Connecticut media Saturday that he needed to share some perspective. “BYU is a partner for us,” he explained, referring to the Cougars, who handed UConn a 35-10 defeat in the season opener for both on Friday night at Rentschler Field. “You could look at them as an […]

Huskies have problems to correct after BYU loss

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – UConn’s scouting report for BYU made it clear that quarterback Taysom Hill could pass. And run. And pass. And run. And score. Unfortunately for the Huskies’ defense – and first-year coach Bob Diaco – UConn couldn’t figure out how to stop Hill Friday night at Rentschler Field. Hill, who may emerge […]

Diaco somehow finds positives in UConn’s loss to BYU

The head coaching debut of Bob Diaco will go in the UConn record books as a 35-10 loss to BYU. But Diaco was far from discouraged by what he saw from his Huskies. The finish may have been better than the start, and that meant something to the man who is trying to change the […]

BYU controls UConn to ruin Diaco’s debut

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – UConn’s scouting report for BYU made it clear that quarterback Taysom Hill could pass. And run. And pass. And run. And score. Unfortunately for the Huskies defense – and first-year coach Bob Diaco – UConn couldn’t figure out how to stop Hill Friday night at Rentschler Field. Hill, who may emerge […]

Examining the new College Football Playoff

Welcome back college football. Another season has started. Goodbye, BCS. Hello, College Football Playoff. Things are going to be different this time around. If the Bowl Championship Series left you a disgruntled college football fan, you have one less argument in your life. A new era has been ushered in and starting now in 2014, […]

UConn men’s basketball schedule released

Start making your plans for the basketball season. The UConn, defending NCAA champions, announced the complete 2014-15 schedule Thursday. The non-conference portion of the schedule had been previously released. Now we know the AAC part of the story – including a game on Jan. 10 that begins at 11 a.m. – yes, 11 a.m. Here’s […]

UConn football firing up new traditions

    By now UConn fans have heard there’s a new football coach leading the Huskies. And Bob Diaco will make his debut at UConn Friday night when BYU visits Rentschler Field (7 p.m.., ESPN). In addition, there are some new traditions starting up with the UConn program, starting with a pep rally Thursday at […]

Opportunity knocks, UConn’s DeLorenzo answers

STORRS – Max DeLorenzo comes from a family that represents. It’s all about state pride, cheering for State U., and gearing up for game day. Their location of choice is Rentschler Field in East Hartford, where the UConn Huskies play football. And with DeLorenzo starting at tailback in UConn’s season opener against BYU (7 p.m., […]

Huskies hope to increase role of tight ends

STORRS - Sean McQuillan doesn’t even attempt to mask the enthusiasm he has for the offensive scheme first-year coach Bob Diaco has brought with him to UConn. Quite simply, it could be a tight end’s dream. The degree of tight end involvement will be unveiled Friday night at Rentschler Field when UConn opens the season against […]