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CHANDLER WHITMER RUMORS

Five Improvements UConn Must Make During Bye Week

Rentschler Field will be quiet and dark during the month of October. UConn (1-4, 0-2) will not play at home until November 1, due to two road games and two bye weeks. With a full week of extra practice time before its next game at Tulane (1-4, 0-1), coach Bob Diaco should have a full agenda for the team’s next few practices, and it should include the following: 1. Build Up/Take...
Via AAC Football Fever
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: UConn Football On This Week’s Opponent Temple

UConn QB #10 Chandler Whitmer scrambles for a 17 yard gain in the third quarter on September 6, 2014 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, CT. We’re just under three hours until kickoff between the UConn Huskies and Temple Owls, so let’s take a look at what head coach Bob Diaco, QB Chandler Whitmer, CB Byron Jones and S Junior Lee expect from them this afternoon.
Via Sox and Dawgs
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Diaco Deserts Pass Game in UConn’s Loss to USF

In Friday’s 17-14 loss to South Florida, UConn only completed six passes the entire game. Photo used courtesy of courant.com. With backup quarterback Tim Boyle not available due to a leg injury, it seemed like the safe option for Bob Diaco and his team in rainy conditions. However, four of those completions came in the last two minutes of the game on a four-play 78-yard drive for...
Via AAC Football Fever
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Ref gets pummeled by UConn player

One particular referee in Friday night’s USF-UConn game learned to stay away from the action that surrounds loose footballs at all costs. But he learned the hard way. In the opening drive of the game, on the fourth play from scrimmage, UConn QB Chandler Whitmer was strip-sacked by USF DB Chris Dunkley. Huskies RB Ron Johnson attempted to pick up his signal caller and was on a...
Via The Sports Daily
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: UConn Football Coach Bob Diaco & QB Chandler Whitmer on South Florida

With kickoff just about an hour away, here’s what UConn Huskies head coach Bob Diaco and QB Chandler Whitmer think of tonight’s opponent, the South Florida Bulls.
Via Sox and Dawgs
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

3 Big Issues UConn Must Correct Before AAC Play

Progress. Mistakes, but progress. If anything good comes out of the 38-21 loss to Boise State Saturday, it was that UConn looked more comfortable on the field and was able to make a game out of the visiting Broncos. That was until the fourth quarter. After opening the game with a running back fumble for the third game in a row, Boise State scooped the loose ball up and ran it back...
Via AAC Football Fever
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

How the UConn Huskies Can Upset Boise State

The UConn Huskies have a tough assignment on Saturday as they host the Boise State Broncos in the third game of a season-opening three-game home stand. The Huskies and Broncos are both 1-1 but you would be hard pressed to view the teams as even. These aren’t the BCS bowl-winning Broncos, but they are still a good football team and one that has designs on winning a lot of games...
Via AAC Football Fever
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Two QB Situation at UConn Not Going Away

UConn QB Chandler Whitmer (10) attempts to elude the BYU defense during the second quarter on August 29, 2014 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, CT We’ve known for quite a while that UConn Huskies head coach Bob Diaco was going to play two quarterbacks during games. Two weeks ago, we found out those two quarterbacks were going to be Casey Cochran and Chandler Whitmer. Last Thursday...
Via Sox and Dawgs
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: UConn Football Coach Bob Diaco & QB Chandler Whitmer Talk Whitmer’s Return

As we know, UConn Huskies QB Chandler Whitmer decided to return to school for his fifth and final year of eligibility. He didn’t have to do it. He already had his degree from UConn as he graduated last December. And given how the 2013 season played out for him, you really did think there’s just no way he was coming back especially with a new coach in Bob Diaco coming in. But...
Via Sox and Dawgs
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

UConn QB Whitmer out, Boyle in

Connecticut changed football coaches this week. Next week it plans to change quarterbacks. Interim coach T.J. Weist took the red shirt off highly touted freshman Tim Boyle Tuesday and announced that Boyle would start over Chandler Whitmer when the Huskies next play on Oct. 12 against South Florida (0-4). Weist had said Monday that was a possibility. "We're open to playing...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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