Connecticut

RANK: #88

   

RECORD: 6-7

   

AAC RECORD: 4-4 (T-3rd, East)

   
Connecticut

TEAM NEWS

2016 Schedule
09/01
MAINE
 
09/10
at Navy
 
09/17
VIRGINIA
 
09/24
SYRACUSE
 
09/29
at Houston
 
10/08
CINCINNATI
 
10/15
at South Florida
 
10/22
UCF
 
10/29
at East Carolina
 
11/04
TEMPLE
 
11/19
at Boston College
 
11/26
TULANE
 
2015 Results
W
VILLANOVA
20-15
W
ARMY
22-17
L
at Missouri
6-9
L
NAVY
18-28
L
at BYU
13-30
W
at UCF
40-13
L
SOUTH FLORIDA
20-28
L
at Cincinnati
13-37
W
EAST CAROLINA
31-13
W
at Tulane
7-3
W
HOUSTON
20-17
L
at Temple
3-27
L
vs. Marshall (St. Petersburg Bowl)
10-16
FBS Notebook: NCAA rule places limits on headsets

FBS Notebook: NCAA rule places limits on headsets

Lindyssports.com Staff

May 12 The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel passed a new rule Friday limiting the number of headsets a team can use during a game to 20. FULL STORY

No. 18 UCF looks to stay unbeaten vs. Connecticut

No. 18 UCF looks to stay unbeaten vs. Connecticut

The Sports Xchange

November 07 In wet, nasty conditions, the Knights fell behind 13-0, before the weather cleared up and quarterback McKenzie Milton got hot. Milton rallied UCF with a pair of touchdown passes, and the Knights' defense shut out Connecticut FULL STORY

No. 21 USF hopes to fix slow starts against UConn

No. 21 USF hopes to fix slow starts against UConn

The Sports Xchange

September 05 South Florida, after two lackluster performances in which it stumbled out of the gate before posting wins with fast finishes, opens American Athletic Conference play with a trip to Connecticut on Saturday. FULL STORY

UConn brings back Edsall as head coach

UConn brings back Edsall as head coach

The Sports Xchange

December 28 Edsall coached UConn from 1999 to 2010 before becoming head coach at Maryland. He was fired six games into the 2015 season, and was 22-34 in his four-plus seasons at Maryland. FULL STORY

UConn fires coach Diaco after three seasons

UConn fires coach Diaco after three seasons

The Sports Xchange

December 26 The Connecticut Huskies fired football coach Bob Diaco on Monday after a 11-26 record in his three seasons. FULL STORY

Ward, No. 6 Houston demolish UConn

Ward, No. 6 Houston demolish UConn

The Sports Xchange

September 29 Greg Ward Jr. put on a scintillating performance, and the sixth-ranked Houston Cougars gained a measure of revenge on the Connecticut Huskies with a 42-14 victory Thursday night at TDECU Stadium. FULL STORY

Thursday Night Lowe Down: Houston gets payback

Thursday Night Lowe Down: Houston gets payback

Matt Lowe

September 29 And here’s why. Last year, UH quarterback Greg Ward Jr. played sparingly in the loss to UConn, but he is healthy now and UH has payback on its mind. FULL STORY

Houston hopes to avoid another slip vs. UConn

Houston hopes to avoid another slip vs. UConn

The Sports Xchange

September 27 All coachspeak aside, few expected Houston to be challenged by Texas State last week, and they were not. The Cougars had few problems with the Bobcats en route to a 64-3 victory. FULL STORY

Big 12 votes to begin looking into expansion

Big 12 votes to begin looking into expansion

The Sports Xchange

July 19 Possibilities for Big 12 expansion potentially could include Houston, Cincinnati, BYU, Memphis, Central Florida, South Florida, Connecticut, Boise State, Colorado State and Tulane. FULL STORY

DEPTH CHART

Offense
QB 4
Bryant Shirreffs
6-1
220
Jr.
RB 22
Arkeel Newsome*
5-7
180
Jr.
WR 2
Tyraiq Beals*
6-0
183
So.
WR 5
Noel Thomas*
6-1
199
Sr.
WR 18
Brian Lemelle*
5-10
170
Sr.
TE 80
Tommy Mears*
6-5
250
Jr.
LT 65
Matt Peart
6-7
291
Fr.
LG 62
Tommy Hopkins
6-6
316
Jr.
C 63
Ryan Crozier*
6-4
296
Jr.
RG 677
Trey Rutherford
6-5
309
Jr.
RT 53
Andreas Knappe*
6-8
320
Sr.
Defense
DE 15
Luke Carrezola*
6-3
260
Jr.
DT 93
Foley Fatukasi*
6-4
310
Jr.
DT 99
Sean Marinan
6-1
291
Sr.
DE 92
Mikal Myers
6-1
325
Sr.
LB 12
E.J. Levenberry
6-3
245
Jr.
LB 13
Vontae Diggs
6-2
225
Jr.
LB 11
Junior Joseph*
6-1
242
Jr.
CB 4
Javon Hadley
5-10
175
Sr.
CB 21
Jamar Summers*
6-0
185
Jr.
S 20
Obi Melifonwu*
6-3
216
Sr.
S 29
Anthony Watkins
5-11
200
So.
SPECIAL TEAMS
K 40
Michael Tarbutt*
6-0
184
So.
P 17
Bobby Puyol*
6-3
180
Sr.
2015 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
17.2
121
Rushing
124.8
114
Passing
185.5
103
Total
310.3
123
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
19.5
15
Rushing
165.8
60
Passing
189.3
20
Total
355.1
33
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
+9
+0.69
T-15
2014 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
15.5
122
Rushing
106.9
116
Passing
169.3
111
Total
276.2
123
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
29.8
T-84
Rushing
169.8
69
Passing
208.8
36
Total
378.6
49
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
-13
-1.08
T-116
2013 RANKINGS
OFFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
20.6
106
Rushing
84.4
119
Passing
234.2
63
Total
318.6
112
DEFENSE
PER GAME
RANK
Scoring
30.3
85
Rushing
135.4
23
Passing
249.2
87
Total
384.6
51
TO MARGIN
PER GAME
RANK
-1
-0.1
T-70