Connecticut changed football coaches this week.
Next week it may be changing quarterbacks.
Interim coach T.J. Weist said Monday he is considering taking the red shirt off highly touted freshman Tim Boyle and starting him over Chandler Whitmer when the Huskies next play on Oct. 12 against South Florida (0-4).
"We're open to playing him," he said. "We haven't made any decisions yet from that standpoint. We know we have an off week. We're honestly open to playing any freshman."
Whitmer, a junior, has completed 71 of 129 passes for 896 yards, with five touchdowns and six interceptions. But he has led an offense that ranks 119th out of 123 bowl subdivision programs and, more importantly, is 0-4.
Calls for a change began before this week's firing of Paul Pasqualoni. And the former coach, speaking to reporters on Monday night, said the switch to Boyle already was in the works.
"We made that decision last week that that would be the direction to go in," he said. "We tried to give Timm...