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5 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Geremy Davis, University of Connecticut NCAA, NCAA Football, Byron Jones, Old Saybrook, CT

13 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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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Connecticut NCAA, NCAA Football, Geremy Davis, Byron Jones, High School Football, Connecticut High School Football, Killingworth, CT

18 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Connecticut NCAA, NCAA Football, Lyle McCombs

Yesterday | 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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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Geremy Davis, University of Connecticut NCAA, NCAA Football, Byron Jones, Willington, CT

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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Related Topix: Lyle McCombs, Sports, NCAA Sports, NCAA Football, Brigham Young Cougars NCAA Football, Brigham Young University NCAA, University of Connecticut NCAA, Cody Hoffman, Kyle Van Noy

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, University of Connecticut NCAA, NCAA Football, Reuben Frank, B.J McBryde, Trevardo Williams, Shamar Stephen, Kendall Reyes

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, University of Connecticut NCAA, NCAA Football, Kendall Reyes, Sio Moore, Lawrence Wilson

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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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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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Connecticut NCAA, NCAA Football, Shamar Stephen, NFL Players

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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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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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, University of Connecticut NCAA, NCAA Football, Geremy Davis, B.J McBryde, Reuben Frank, Yawin Smallwood

Thu Aug 21, 2014

News Times

Davis, Jones, Mateas, Vann named UConn captains

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

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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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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Connecticut NCAA, NCAA Football, Geremy Davis, South Florida Bulls NCAA Football, University of South Florida NCAA, Reshard Cliett, Marvin Kloss, Todd Chandler

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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NBC Connecticut

McCombs to Play at Rhode Island

SEPTEMBER 21: Lyle McCombs #43 of the Connecticut Huskies catches a touchdown pass by the defense of Chris Wormley #43 of the Michigan Wolverines in the first half at Rentschler Field on September 21, 2013 in East Hartford, Connecticut.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The UConn Blog

Over/Under: 5.5 Wins for UConn Football

It would be the difference between bowl eligibility and a fourth year bowl-less, can the Huskies do it in Bob Diaco's first year? UConn football fans come into this season expecting an improvement from the 3-9 stinker the Huskies laid down last year.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

NBC Connecticut

Hope Is That Huskies Can Win Now

Everyone's excited to see what first-year coach Bob Diaco can do with a UConn team that managed just three wins last season and before that went 5-7 in both 2011 and 2012.

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