Head coach Randy Edsall brought in Lou Spanos from Alabama to help turn around the Huskies' defense. And it starts with accountability and appreciation.
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UConn head coach Randy Edsall says college football has long outgrown its amateur past and has been "professionalized."
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UConn linebacker Eli Thomas, who suffered a stroke last October, hasn't been cleared to return to football by his doctors and has accepted that decision, Huskies coach Randy Edsall said Tuesday.
UConn and the American Athletic Conference have an agreement that will allow the Huskies to leave the AAC for a return to the Big East in 2020, but it'll cost the school $17 million.
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Schools interested in joining the American Athletic Conference after Connecticut leaves can call commissioner Mike Aresco. The AAC will not be soliciting applications for membership.
The Big East officially announced on Thursday the return of UConn athletics to the conference that was its home from 1979 to 2013.
UConn has a Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for Wednesday, when it is expected to accept the invitation, and an announcement is expected from the Big East as early as Thursday morning.
Our experts weigh in on how a conference change could impact the Huskies.
UConn is expected to leave the American Athletic Conference and return to the Big East for basketball and other sports in 2020, sources told ESPN.
Wide receiver Keyion Dixon, who caught 44 passes for 507 yards and three touchdowns during his two years at UConn, is transferring, he announced on Twitter.
Connecticut's ethics board has withdrawn its appeal of a court decision that allowed UConn football coach Randy Edsall to keep his son as an assistant coach.
Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer
Usually the 40-yard dash grabs plenty of the attention at the NFL scouting combine, but Missouri wide receiver Emanuel Hall may have made some history Saturday. His standing broad jump was 11-feet, 9-inches. My personal charts go back to the '87 combine -- the first one in Indianapolis -- and I believe Hall's effort is the best-ever by a wide receiver and second-best overall behind Byron Jones' 12-3 in 2015. I have former Connecticut safety Obi Melifonwu at 11-8 in 2017 as the former No. 2.
The University of Connecticut's incoming president says he's committed to a major college football program and doesn't plan to move the school out of the American Athletic Conference.
Lou Spanos, who has coached in both college and the NFL, has been named the new defensive coordinator at UConn.
Rick Forzano coached the Lions from 1974 to 1976, compiling a 15-17 record, but his tenure in Detroit is better known for helping to start the career of New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick.
UConn has dismissed defensive coordinator Billy Crocker and defensive backs coach Curome Cox after the Huskies gave up a school-record 605 points and 7,409 yards in 2018.
No surprise here: Michigan earned the final No. 5 spot of the season after getting blown out by Ohio State. But who landed the historic No. 1 ranking?
UConn's defense on Saturday earned an unwelcome distinction when it set FBS single-season records for points allowed (605) and yards allowed (7,409).
All the best rivalries have cool nicknames and trophies, so we made up some for the Bottom 10 -- except USC. USC doesn't have any trophies.
You didn't see any drama in Week 11? Well, that's what you get for watching the Top 10 instead of the Bottom 10.