Originally posted on Double Coverage Football  |  Last updated 9/23/13
It had all the makings of a monumental upset. The largest crowd in Rentschler Field history, a defense that was playing with more speed and passion than UConn fans had seen in two years, and Devin Gardner donating the ball to the Huskies like it was an expired can of cranberry sauce at a Thanksgiving food drive combined to give heavy underdog UConn a 21-7 lead with 20 minutes of football left. All UConn had to do was put together a few sustained drives, keep the Wolverines out of the end zone, and ride back to Storrs with the biggest win in the 117-year history of the program. But, like Jimmy said as the clock ticked down on a 24-21 Wolverines win, "UConn gon' UConn." Normally we'd hit the Monday Medicine pharmacy for a great moment from UConn football's past, but I don't think OT wins over Notre Dame or thumpings of South Carolina in meaningless bowl games are going to do the trick today. In fact, I think it's safe to assume that the last thing anyone in Storrs wants to think...
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