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3 hrs ago | NBC Connecticut

Huskies' Nnamdi Amilo Awarded Scholarship

On Monday, coach Kevin Ollie announced that junior Nnamdi Amilo, who spent last season as a walk-on, has been awarded a scholarship.

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7 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

UConn football

The numbers don't lie. There is a lot of talent here. The only question is, can it all work together like a well-oiled machine? Last season, when the run game was working , the passing game stunk.

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Related Topix: Geremy Davis, Gus Cruz, Sports, NCAA Sports, Connecticut Huskies NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Kendall Reyes, Sio Moore, Lawrence Wilson

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The UConn Blog

Positional Preview: Defensive Line

Quite simply, the defensive line did not do its job last year. This was mainly seen in their inability to put any consistent pressure on opposing team's quarterbacks.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Connecticut Huskies NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Reuben Frank, B.J McBryde, Trevardo Williams, Shamar Stephen, Kendall Reyes

The UConn Blog

Huskies By Position: Linebackers

Without NFL Linebacker Yawin Smallwood, can this year's crop of Husky linebackers get this UConn defense back to form? Just like the UConn's running back position and secondary over the last decade, UConn linebackers have been imposing their will and making a name for themselves across the country.

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The UConn Blog

Men's Soccer looks to make another deep tournament run

After losing in the Quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament to Virginia, the Huskies have the talent to contend for a trip to the Final Four.

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The UConn Blog

Huskies by Position: Offensive Line

Although not everyone knows who they are, the offensive linemen are the most important unit of a football team.

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Related Topix: Gus Cruz, Andre Dixon, Jordan Todman, Alex Mateas, Sports, NCAA Sports

The Citizens' Voice

Anchorman

He's listed at 6-foot by UConn and that's being kind. He plays with giants on the line with most players well above 6-foot-2 and weighing more than 300 pounds.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

News Times

Up next for UConn football: BYU

Connecticut head coach Bob Diaco, left stands by player Reuben Frank, right, while talking to his team during the first NCAA college football practice, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Storrs, Conn.

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The UConn Blog

Huskies by Position: Tight Ends

Last year, UConn tight ends combined for 28 catches totaling 221 yards and 2 touchdowns.

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NBC Connecticut

Players Embrace Cochran's Mullet

The Huskies' 2014 season begins in earnest Friday when BYU comes to Rentschler Field and quarterback Casey Cochran will be under center when the offense takes the field for the first time.

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The Hartford Courant

UConn Rewards Another Walk-on, Nnamdi Amilo, With Scholarship

Junior Nnamdi Amilo , who spent last season as a walk-on player, has been awarded a scholarship for the 2014-15 season, men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie announced Monday.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The UConn Blog

Huskies By Position: Wide Receivers

After a volatile passing game and quarterback situation last season played a significant part in UConn's woes, the wide receivers have a chance to turn what has been one of UConn's major weaknesses over the last decade into it's strength.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sports Network

NCAA Football Preview - Connecticut Huskies

They lost their first four games of the season, including a forgettable 33-18 setback in the opener against FCS foe Towson.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Connecticut Huskies NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Geremy Davis, B.J McBryde, Reuben Frank, Yawin Smallwood

Thu Aug 21, 2014

News Times

Davis, Jones, Mateas, Vann named UConn

He introduced them and brought them into the defensive meeting room at the Burton Family Football Complex one by one.

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ABC News

Lynx's Moore Wins Wnba MVP Award

Moore earned the league's most valuable player on Thursday, hours before the Lynx opened their Western Conference semifinals playoff series with the San Antonio Stars.

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Penn State Athetlics

Brianna Banks Added to Lady Lion Roster

Penn State Lady Lion head coach Coquese Washington announced the addition of UConn transfer Brianna Banks to the Lady Lion roster.

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Voodoo Five

The Voodoo Five Scouting Report: UConn

The Huskies are at a low point and are physically inferior. If that doesn't spell a win for USF in week four, the Bulls are in trouble.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The UConn Blog

UConn Adds Arizona and Ohio State

It was announced Wednesday that UConn has reached an agreement to play home-and-home series with Ohio State and Arizona over a four year period.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Deseret News

Final preseason breakdown of BYU, Utah and Utah State's 2014 football schedules

BYU, Utah and Utah State are coming to the end of their fall camps, so it's time to do the final preseason breakdown of the Aggies', Cougars' and Utes' 2014 football schedules before the season starts.

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The Hartford Courant

CT Recap: Ex-Huskies Orlovsky, Gratz Play Well In Exhibitions

Week 2 of the NFL exhibition season is in the books and 29 players with Connecticut connections remain on NFL rosters.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Connecticut Huskies NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Dwayne Gratz, Blidi Wreh-Wilson, Sio Moore, Jordan Todman, Yawin Smallwood

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