| Sep 15, 2012
| 5:08 PM
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – OK, so the Huskies left Byrd Stadium with questions about their offense. They still need to score more consistently to alleviate pressure on the defense. But, you know, the UConn defense seemingly likes being in that position....
| Sep 29, 2012
| 3:27 PM
— Sitting on a 17-point lead in the waning minutes of the third quarter, UConn was breezing toward a comfortable victory Saturday afternoon at Rentschler Field.
An emphatic win would set up UConn for its upcoming Big East Conference schedule and...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 4:08 PM
— You know something is wrong when Nick Williams can't find anything positive to say. To be clear, after Saturday's slow-burning 19-3 loss to No. 22 Rutgers before a paid crowd of 50,870 at High Point Solutions Stadium, he couldn't find anything...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 9:22 PM
Wow. Just … wow.
Who knew Syracuse was this good?
Who knew the UConn defense could be this bad?
The answers aren't nearly as important as the bottom line: Syracuse crushed UConn 40-10 before 36,715 at the Carrier Dome on Friday night.
| Nov 3, 2012
| 9:21 PM
After all the missed opportunities and miscues, UConn still had a chance to beat South Florida.
It didn't matter. This team is better at trying to find ways to lose than it is at trying to find ways to win.
Having just dodged a game-ending bullet when...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 3:53 PM
There was just no describing the look on Chad Christen's face after he missed four field goals in a three-point overtime loss at home to Temple last month.
"Eh, I forgot all about that game," an elated Christen said Saturday. "That game didn't happen....
| Nov 27, 2012
| 5:28 PM
— He walked in as a walk-on, he'll walk out as a walk-on. Johnny McEntee started 12 games at quarterback for the UConn football team. He finished the only road victory over a Top 25 opponent in program history.
Over five seasons, he also never...
| Nov 10, 2012
It doesn't matter if Pittsburgh had its heart broken in a three-overtime loss last weekend at Notre Dame. It doesn't matter if initially it looked as if the Panthers forgot to pack their hearts for the flight to Connecticut.
Not to UConn anyway.
| Oct 2, 2012
| 4:31 PM
STORRS — Dwayne Gratz grew up in Piscataway, five minutes from Rutgers' football stadium. He needed five seconds to bare his feelings Tuesday about his state university.
"I don't like Rutgers," UConn's starting senior cornerback said. "I never...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 5:13 PM
STORRS — Steve Addazio was talking the other day about how he, Paul Pasqualoni and a cadre of young coaches at Western Connecticut used to work deep, deep into summer and autumn nights in the '80s.
It was like the Waltons, said Addazio, the second-...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 1:25 PM
This one was worse than any bar stool argument over play-calling. This one was worse even than the offensive line's inability to block anyone with a pulse.
UConn got beat on offense Friday night. UConn got beat on defense. And by the time Syracuse was...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 5:19 PM
— It turns out his first spoken word wasn't "mama" or "dada." So when Chandler Whitmer was asked Sunday about when he first dreamed of becoming a Division I starting quarterback, his explanation wasn't entirely surprising.
"My first word was 'ball,...