Cochran’s UConn career ends due to “multiple concussions”

Sad news out of UConn this afternoon. Quarterback Casey Cochran’s UConn career is over “due to Cochran sustaining multiple concussions during his career,” the athletic department said in a release. Cochran, a redshirt sophomore from Monroe, Conn., was named starting quarterback by coach Bob Diaco after preseason camp. He split time when Chandler Whitmer in the […]

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 […]

Strain developing between UConn’s Diaco and local media

STORRS – Yesterday was all about the decision. Today will be about the presentation. I’ve been covering college football since 1977. I’ve covered teams from the Big Eight, the Big 12, the ACC, the Big East, and the American Athletic Conference. I’ve been to the Orange Bowl, the Sugar Bowl, the Fiesta Bowl and the […]

Does UConn have a starting QB yet?

Is today the day UConn football coach Bob Diaco names his starting quarterback? Could be. The world should find out if the decision has been made late this afternoon or early this evening when Diaco meets with reporters after the first media availability in a week. Diaco has said since April that he wanted to […]

Huskies need QB to take control – and soon

To UConn football fans, it certainly must sound like a broken record (if anyone out there actually remembers vinyl albums).   The Huskies open preseason camp Saturday without a starter at quarterback. It’s a situation that has become an unintended tradition at UConn in recent years.   “I don’t feel like it’s a situation,” first-year […]