UConn receives signed letters from 20 football recruits

Wednesday was National Signing Day, a day that everyone in college football anticipates. The UConn Huskies received 20 signed letters of intent in coach Randy Edsall’s first signing day since returning to Storrs. Some of the recruits came on under previous coach Bob Diaco and the remainder were recruited under a short flourish since Edsall […]

UConn makes bold statement with hiring of Auburn OC

It has been written that Rhett Lashlee and Gus Malzahn have been “nearly inseparable” since 1996 when Malzahn was hired as head coach at Shiloh Christian High School in Arkansas. And when Malzahn hired Lashlee as Auburn’s offensive coordinator in December 2012, he called Lashlee his “right-hand man.” As of Wednesday night, they are now […]

Huskies head back to future with re-hiring of Edsall

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – Six years between visits to the Connecticut football family, Randy Edsall began his day Friday the way a grown child would start a trip home for the holidays. He checked out the old neighborhood. Edsall and his wife, Eileen, drove around Rentschler Field, noticing one subtle change, the renaming that has […]

UConn welcomes Edsall back with open press conference

Connecticut will welcome Randy Edsall back as head coach of the Huskies football program Friday morning at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. The press conference is scheduled for 11 a.m. It is free and open to the public. It has been a surprising and eventful week in Storrs. With everyone assuming that Bob Diaco would […]

Auburn’s David Benedict named AD at UConn

The Univeristy of Connecticut issued a statement just after 7 p.m. Monday announcing that David Benedict, current Chief Operating Officer of the athletic department at Auburn University, has been named to replace Warde Manuel as AD at UConn. Manuel was hired last month as athletic director at his alma mater, Michigan, and will complete his […]

They call him Thor and you can’t miss him on UConn’s offensive line

If you enjoy good stories about good guys, check out my feature on UConn offensive lineman Andreas Knappe. Story was published this morning on Today’sU.com.    

AAC Football: Week in Review

It was a busy week around here. College football is back. The first sign of that every season is the annual trip to Newport, R.I. for media days for the American Athletic Conference – or, if you prefer, the league previously known as the Big East Conference. Of course the Big East is out of […]

AAC kicks off football media days with clambake tonight

NEWPORT, R.I. – It’s that time of year again. The American Athletic Conference is holding its annual summer kickoff and media day with social activities Monday and formal interviews on Tuesday. Follow me on Twitter @Kendavis55 and I’ll be posting pictures and messages throughout the proceedings, starting with the clambake at 7 p.m. I’m covering […]

And Navy makes 12 (for AAC football)

It’s official now. As of today, the American Athletic Conference has 12 teams playing football. The United States Naval Academy became an official member on July 1 and with 12, the conference can have a championship football game on Dec. 5. Here’s the full press release from the conference, just making it official: Navy has […]

Taking a “Leap of Faith” with FanRagSports.com

Best I can tell, there are no more “great” days in sports journalism. But today was “pretty good” for this old scribe. For the first time in two years, my original content (fancy way of saying my work) has a steady and consistent home. I wrote my first piece today for FanRagSports.com. Never heard of […]