Latest Connecticut Huskies football News

UConn AD says Edsall needs more to build program

Dec. 8, 2019 8:15 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut athletic director David Benedict gave football coach Randy Edsall a vote of confidence Sunday and said it would not be fair to evaluate his program after three losing seasons. Edsall, who is in his second stint as head coach at UConn, led the Huskies to a 2-10 record this...

Temple cruises to 49-17 victory over Connecticut

Nov. 30, 2019 7:45 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Anthony Russo threw two touchdown passes to Branden Mack and Re’Mahn Davis ran for 105 yards and a score as Temple rolled to a 49-17 victory over Connecticut on Saturday. It was all UConn early as the Huskies used Jack Zergiotis’ 51-yard scoring strike to Ardell Brown and...

East Carolina pulls out 31-24 victory over UConn

Nov. 23, 2019 4:24 PM EST

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Holton Ahler scored on a 2-yard run with 3:31 remaining in the game and East Carolina rallied last in a 31-24 victory over Connecticut on Saturday. UConn trailed 24-14 after three quarters, but Clayton Harris kicked a 27-yard field goal 27 seconds into the fourth period and Zack...

No. 17 Cincinnati stays unbeaten in AAC, routs UConn 48-3

Nov. 9, 2019 8:14 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — A couple of close calls against overmatched opponents got Cincinnati's attention. The 17th-ranked Bearcats made sure the lowliest team in the American Athletic wouldn't stick around very long. Desmond Ridder threw for a pair of touchdowns and Michael Warren II ran for two more during a...

No. 17 Cincinnati wants to avoid another close call vs UConn

Nov. 8, 2019 4:07 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bearcats trailed by a dozen points in the fourth quarter on the road against an overmatched opponent, a predicament that felt rather familiar. The No. 17 Bearcats pulled another one out, rallying for a 46-43 victory at East Carolina. And they came away thinking this must...

No. 17 Cincinnati wants to avoid another scare vs UConn

Nov. 7, 2019 3:44 PM EST

UConn (2-7, 0-5 AAC) at No. 17 Cincinnati (7-1, 4-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (CBS). Line: Cincinnati by 35. Series record: Cincinnati leads 12-3. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The Bearcats survived another close call against an overmatched team last week, rallying from a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat East...

Midshipmen stay afloat in AAC title race with rout of UConn

Nov. 2, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Quarterback Malcolm Perry and Navy have inserted themselves into the mix for a New Year's Six bowl game. Perry ran for 108 yards and two touchdowns and threw for 165 yards and another score Friday night in leading the Midshipmen to a 56-10 rout of UConn on national television....

UConn rides Mensah's 5 TDs to 56-35 win over UMass

Oct. 26, 2019 7:59 PM EDT

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Kevin Mensah ran for 164 yards and a career-high five touchdowns and Connecticut breezed to a 56-35 victory over Massachusetts on Saturday. Mensah sandwiched scoring runs of 17 and 2 yards around a 1-yard TD plunge by UMass' Bilal Ally to give the Huskies (2-6) a 14-7 lead after one...

Coach's son leads Houston to 24-17 win over UConn

Oct. 19, 2019 5:07 PM EDT

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Houston coach Dana Holgorsen says he had never given out a game ball before handing one to defensive back Grant Stuard in the locker room on Saturday. Stuard had 15 tackles, including a touchdown-saving effort to stop a 58-yard run by UConn's Kevin Mensah in the Cougars' 24-17...