Originally posted on NBC Connecticut  |  Last updated 1/6/12
Here's something you probably thought you'd never hear, at least not anytime soon: the Huskies have some depth at quarterback, and it goes beyond Johnny McEntee, Scott McCummings and Michael Nebrich, who all played at points last season. Desmond Conner of the Hartford Courant writes that Chandler Whitmer, a 6-2, 190-pounder who threw for 3,000 yards and 25 touchdowns at Butler Community College (Kansas) last season, has transferred to UConn. "I had been through the recruiting process before and I kind of knew what to look for going through it a second time," Whitmer said Wednesday, according to Conner. "Overall, UConn just offered the most and the best of the things needed to further my career and education." He'll join incoming freshman and two-time Connecticut State Player of the Year Casey Cochran, and they'll compete with McEntee, McCummings and Nebrich. In general, competition is a good thing, although it also might mean the roster could look differently on opening day ...
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