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2 hrs ago | The UConn Blog

Attendance Matters: Go to Games

This past March, UConn fans went to New York City and truly made Madison Square Garden a home court during the NCAA East Regionals.

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6 hrs ago | The UConn Blog

Huskies kick off season with early test versus Coastal Carolina

The No. 8 Huskies will face the No. 17 Coastal Carolina Chanticleers in the season opener Friday night at Morrone Stadium.

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10 hrs ago | Vanquish The Foe

BYU Football: Connecticut Q&A with Aman Kidwai of The UConn Blog

Get up close and personal with a preview of BYU's first opponent of the season, UConn, with some help from Aman Kidwai of The UConn Blog.

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10 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

UConn Season Preview: The Bob Diaco Era Starts Now

Presenting our 2014 UConn/college football preview section gallery: With Bob, there's hope.

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10 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

After All The Buildup, Diaco Has UConn Ready For BYU

Excitement? UConn football program? Folks around here haven't been able to use those words in a sentence since the Huskies appeared in the Fiesta Bowl in what seems like many years ago but was only January 2011.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Capsule: BYU At UConn

Of note: BYU is coming to East Hartford for the first time and playing UConn for the first time.

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Duke, Texas among UConn men's top tests in 2014-15

The defending national champion's schedule is set with the release of the American Athletic Conference portion of it Thursday afternoon.

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The Hartford Courant

UConn Season Preview: The Bob Diaco Era Starts Now

Presenting our 2014 UConn/college football preview section gallery: With Bob, there's hope.

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The UConn Blog

Three breakout candidates for the UConn offense in 2014

These players didn't have huge roles last year, but should see more time in the limelight this year for the Huskies.

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The Hartford Courant

UConn Will Have Tough Task In Containing Byu QB Taysom Hill

The UConn defense is going to have a chore slowing the BYU offense, which uses the slogan, "go-fast, go-hard."

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Maddux Sports Blog

College Football Week One Picks: BYU Cougars at Connecticut Huskies

Brigham Young Cougars at Connecticut Huskies Rentschler Field - East Hartford, Connecticut Friday, August 29, 2014, 7:00 pm Eastern, TV: ESPN Opening Line: BYU -17 Current Line: BYU -16 1/2 Opening Total: 51 Current Total: 50 1/2 Opening Money Line: BYU -950 / UConn +625 Current Money Line: BYU -700 / UConn +500 The BYU Cougars and Connecticut ... (more)

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The UConn Blog

College football simulator predicts a fifth-place AAC finish for UConn in 2014

The website www.PredictionMachine.com is an accurate and trusted source for predicting sports outcomes.

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NBC Connecticut

Diaco Looking for Focus in Opener

Four days and counting until the Bob Diaco era officially begins. BYU is coming to Rentschler Field Friday and the hope is that these Huskies, who have gone just 13-21 the last three seasons, can show signs of a program that played in the Fiesta Bowl after the 2010 season.

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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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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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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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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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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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