• UConn Football December 19, 2022 7:42 pm

    UConn Falls to Marshall 28-14 in Myrtle Beach Bowl

    Cam Fancher threw for two touchdowns and Marshall held off UConn’s second-half rally to close the season with a fifth straight win, 28-14 in the Myrtle Beach Bowl on Monday. The Thundering Herd (9-4) seemingly had things in hand, ahead 28-0 after Raseen Ali’s 2-yard touchdown run midway through the third quarter. But the Huskies rallied with 14- and...

  • UConn Football December 4, 2022 3:36 pm

    UConn Heads to Bowl Game for First Time Since 2015

    The University of Connecticut football team is heading to a bowl game for the first time since 2015. The team accepted an invitation to play in the Myrtle Beach Bowl in Conway, South Carolina, on Monday, December 19. The Huskies will be taking on the Marshall Thundering Herd at Brooks Stadium on the campus of Coastal Carolina University. Kick-off will…

  • UConn November 20, 2022 1:51 pm

    UConn Finishes Regular Season With Loss to Army 34-17

    Braheam Murphy ran for 124 yards and a touchdown to lead Army to a 34-17 victory over Connecticut on Saturday. Murphy ran along the left hashmark and bolted 75 yards untouched into the end zone to give Army a 20-17 lead midway through the third quarter. Quarterback Tyhier Tyler’s 4-yard touchdown run stretched the Black Knights’ lead to 27-17 late…

  • UConn Football November 12, 2022 4:42 pm

    Turner's Late TD Pass Sends UConn Past No. 19 Liberty 36-33

    Zion Turner threw a 30-yard scoring pass to Kevens Clercius late in the fourth quarter to lead UConn to a 36-33 win over No. 19 Liberty on Saturday. With the win, the Huskies (6-5) are bowl-eligible under first-year coach Jim Mora after winning only once last season.Turner found Clercius for the go-ahead score with 5:43 left and connected with Keelan…

  • UConn Football November 11, 2022 1:17 pm

    UConn Hosts No. 19 Liberty Saturday

    UConn needs to win one of its final two games under first-year coach Jim Mora to qualify for its first bowl since 2015. The Huskies have already surpassed their win total (four) from the previous three seasons combined. Meanwhile, fellow FBS independent Liberty will be in position for an invitation to a New Year’s Six bowl should it win its…

  • UConn Football November 5, 2022 6:23 am

    Rosa, Houston Help UConn Run Over UMass 27-10

    Victor Rosa ran for a pair of touchdowns in the second half as UConn pulled away to beat UMass 27-10 on Friday night. UConn (5-5) has won four of its last five games that includes its first-ever win against Boston College while UMass (1-8) lost its sixth straight. Rosa pushed a group of defenders into the end zone for a…

  • UConn Football October 29, 2022 5:42 pm

    UConn Beats Boston College For First Time Ever

    Zion Turner threw for a touchdown, the UConn defense forced five turnovers and the Huskies beat Boston College 13-3 on Saturday for their first win in the series dating to 1908. BC starter Phil Jurkovec and Emmett Morehead combined to throw three interceptions, helping the Huskies get their first win against the Eagles in 15 tries (1-12-2). It was also…

  • UConn Football October 17, 2022 1:24 pm

    UConn Gives Up 4th Quarter Lead to Fall to Ball State

    Carson Steele ran for 179 yards and three touchdowns as Ball State shut out UConn in the second half for a 25-21 come-from-behind victory on Saturday. Trailing 21-13 heading into the fourth quarter, Steele hurled over a defender during a 13-yard run and then scored from the 2 on the next play to pull Ball State (4-3) to 21-19 with…

  • UConn Football October 10, 2022 11:15 am

    UConn Beats FIU 33-12 For First Back-to-Back Wins Since 2017

    Devontae Houston ran for 135 yards on 12 carries, Victor Rosa scored a pair of touchdowns and UConn thumped Florida International 33-12 on Saturday for the Huskies’ second straight win. The Huskies (3-4) hadn’t won consecutive contests since the 2017 season when they beat Temple 28-24 on Oct. 14 and Tulsa, 20-14, on Oct. 21. Last week they rallied to…

  • UConn Football October 1, 2022 9:15 pm

    UConn Beats Fresno State 19-14

    Devontae Houston rushed for 105 yards and his 17-yard touchdown run with 2:20 remaining helped UConn beat Fresno State 19-14 on Saturday. Zion Turner passed for 130 yards with one touchdown, and Kevens Clercius had 79 yards receiving for UConn (2-4). Tre Wortham and Ian Swenson each had an interception for the Huskies’ defense. Wortham returned his pick 24 yards…

  • UConn Football September 25, 2022 8:32 am

    No. 12 NC State Routs UConn 41-10

    Devin Leary threw for 320 yards and four touchdowns — including a 75-yarder on the first play from scrimmage — and No. 12 North Carolina State routed UConn 41-10 on Saturday night. Leary completed 32 of 44 passes for the Wolfpack (4-0) while throwing touchdowns to four different receivers, including one to sophomore Porter Rooks for the first score of…

  • UConn Football September 22, 2022 1:47 pm

    UConn Heads to No. 12 NC State Saturday

    North Carolina State’s defense is coming off its best performance of the season entering Saturday’s game against Connecticut. Getting more consistency out of the offense would help the 12th-ranked Wolfpack, too. That unit sputtered after halftime in Week 1 of an escape at East Carolina, then had issues with completing drives and avoiding score-negating mistakes last weekend against Texas...

  • UConn Football September 17, 2022 9:00 pm

    No. 4 Michigan Routs UConn 59-0

     Blake Corum matched a school record with five touchdowns, helping No. 4 Michigan beat Connecticut 59-0 Saturday for its third straight rout to open the season. Corum is not ready to celebrate. “I don’t know how good we are,” he acknowledged. “We look good. I feel like we’re going to be great, but I can’t tell yet. “I can...

  • UConn Football September 16, 2022 1:10 pm

    No. 4 Michigan Heavily Favored as UConn Visits the Big House

    If Michigan wants to return to the College Football Playoff, it will have to finish off its non-conference schedule with a win over Connecticut. The Wolverines are 2-0 and averaging 53.5 points a game, and the Huskies don’t figure to offer much of a test. If they pull the upset, it would be a defining win for veteran coach Jim…

  • UConn Football September 4, 2022 10:23 am

    Coach Jim Mora Gets First Win With UConn

    Zion Turner passed for two touchdowns in his first start, Nathan Carter rushed for 123 yards and a score and UConn cruised past FCS member Central Connecticut 28-3 on Saturday for coach Jim Mora’s first victory with the Huskies. In last week’s 31-20 loss to Utah State, the freshman Turner came in after just 10 offensive plays after Ta’Quan...

  • UConn Football August 18, 2022 4:11 pm

    UConn Football's Defensive Coordinator Taking Leave of Absence

    The defensive coordinator for the UConn Huskies football team, Lou Spanos, says he is taking a leave of absence effective immediately. Team officials made the announcement Thursday, adding that this decision was due to personal reasons. Further information behind his decision to temporarily step away from the team wasn’t immediately available. Spanos has served as the team’s defensive coordinator...

  • UConn November 29, 2021 9:02 am

    UConn Football Coach Mora Announces 4 Members of Coaching Staff

    UConn’s new head football coach, Jim Mora, has added four members to his staff and said members of the 2021 coaching staff will not be retained, according to UConn Athletics.  He announced the additions of John Allen, E.J. Barthel, Siriki Diabate and John Marinelli.  Allen will join the coaching staff as the wide receivers coach/passing game coordinator, Barthel is...

  • UConn Football November 27, 2021 3:59 pm

    Tune Throws for 4 TDs, Leads No. 19 Houston Over UConn 45-17

    Clayton Tune threw for 301 yards and four touchdowns Saturday as No. 19 Houston tuned up for next week’s American Athletic Conference championship game with a 45-17 win over UConn. Nathaniel Dell caught two touchdowns and Jake Herslow and Jeremy Singleton each topped 100 receiving yards to go with a TD apiece for Houston (11-1, 8-0 American), which plays at…

  • UConn November 11, 2021 12:28 pm

    Hear From Former NFL, UCLA Coach Jim Mora About His New Job at UConn

    Former NFL and UCLA coach Jim Mora has been named the next head football coach of the University of Connecticut. He spoke to the media soon after the announcement.

  • UConn Football November 11, 2021 12:39 pm

    Former NFL, UCLA Coach Jim Mora Chosen as UConn's Next Head Football Coach

    The University of Connecticut has chosen a new head football coach. Former NFL and UCLA coach Jim Mora has been named as the next head football coach of the University of Connecticut.  UConn Athletics said Jim L. Mora will be an assistant coach through the end of the 2021 UConn football season through Nov. 27 and his duties will include…

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