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Paw Prints – The Daily UConn Huskies Roundup – 9/29/14

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a DAILY basis. Thank you for stopping by and making SOX & Dawgs your home for UConn Huskies news...
Via Sox and Dawgs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Foxx At QB Adds New Wrinkle To UConn Offense

UConn QB #4 Deshon Foxx looks for running room in the fourth quarter on September 27, 2014 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, CT. Could the UConn Huskies be returning to the days where they have a wildcat quarterback at the helm during certain situations? The answer to that is that it is quite possible they could. If you stayed until the end of the game, judging by the crowd left...
Via Sox and Dawgs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Evidence Of The Culture Change Within The UConn Football Program

UConn head coach Bob Diaco talks with #22 Andrew Adams during at timeout against Boise State at Rentschler Field on September 13, 2014. One of UConn Huskies football coach Bob Diaco’s big things he wanted to change when he took over was the culture surrounding the program. It was a subject I broached with the players during media day at UConn before the season got underway. And...
Via Sox and Dawgs
4 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 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Connecticut Huskies at South Florida Bulls: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Friday night two teams from the American Athletic Conference face off against each other when the Connecticut Huskies travel to play the South Florida Bulls. Connecticut (1-2) and South Florida (1-2) will each be looking to even its record on Friday night. Coverage of the game between Connecticut and South Florida will air on ESPN and WatchESPN Friday night beginning at 8:00 pm...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

What a Road Victory Against USF Would Mean for UConn

The UConn Huskies will open up conference play when they hit the road for the first time this season against South Florida on Friday. Photo used courtesy of With both teams at 1-2, this game offers an even record to the winner, and for UConn it could be a momentum builder before taking on the meat of its AAC conference schedule. USF has the tougher immediate schedule...
Via AAC Football Fever
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pruitt, Paull’s Careers Over at UConn Due To Medical Reasons

  UConn DEs #56 Angelo Pruitt and #57 Cole Ormsby along with the entire defensive line listen to instruction from DL coach Kevin Wolthausen before the Stony Brook game at Rentschler Field on Saturday, September 6, 2014. The UConn Huskies lost a key player on offense last week in QB Casey Cochran. Now they have lost a key defensive player as well as seldom used offensive lineman...
Via Sox and Dawgs
15 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn’s Tim Boyle Can Compete for Starting QB Job

As the quarterback position thins out for UConn after Casey Cochran decided to hang up his cleats for good, the “next man up” mentality is in full swing in East Hartford. Perhaps even deeper than expected. Chandler Whitmer, a senior, threw for two touchdowns and 209 yards with two interceptions — one that went for six the other way — in a 38-21 loss to Boise State on Saturday...
Via AAC Football Fever
16 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn Keeps QB Casey Cochran on Scholarship to Coach

The UConn Huskies may have escaped Saturday’s game with a victory, but the team suffered a devastating loss in learning the news that quarterback Casey Cochran’s football career is over. Photo used courtesy of Multiple concussions throughout his football career led to the decision that he will no longer be suiting up for the Huskies. However, Cochran still plans...
Via AAC Football Fever
20 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU Cougars at Connecticut Huskies: Betting Odds, point spread and tv info

On Friday night the BYU Cougars and Connecticut Huskies will kick off their 2014 football seasons. UConn and BYU will both be looking to earn their first win of the season at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, CT. Coverage of Friday’s game will start at 7:00 pm ET on ESPN and WatchESPN. The Odds: The BYU Cougars are a 16.5 point favorite against the UConn Huskies. The over/under...
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Mo’ne Davis Balls Like a True Point Guard (VIDEO)

Little League star Mo’ne Davis is showing us that’s she’s a multi-talented athlete. During one of her interviews, Davis mentioned her dreams of playing for the Connecticut Huskies and it looks like she might be close to it. From a 2010 clip, we see Mo’ne killing the point guard game with a clean crossover. She’s going far! The post Mo’ne Davis Balls Like a True Point...
Via Geeks and Cleats
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bob Diaco’s Announcement Of Connecticut’s Starting QB Is Very Strange

First year Connecticut head coach Bob Diaco announced that junior Casey Cochran will be the team’s starting QB. Diaco made the announcement during a press conference, and if you watch the entire video above, there are some parts that will leave you scratching your head.  The post Bob Diaco’s Announcement Of Connecticut’s Starting QB Is Very Strange appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Pick Shabazz Napier to Lure LeBron Back

Napier led Uconn to the NCAA Championship last season as a Huskies senior. During the 2014 NBA Draft on Thursday Night, there were many surprising picks and trades. One important one was the Heat’s trading up to pick Shabazz Napier, the raved-about point guard out of Uconn. It is understandable to pick Napier because of his talent, but that is not why the Heat picked him. Sure...
Via The League News
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

COMMIT: 2015 G Will Jackson to UConn

The Connecticut Huskies added a second top-50 player in the 2015 class on Monday, snaring a verbal commitment from 6′-5″ guard William “Turtle” Jackson, in news first reported by The Huskies previously held a verbal pledge from Sagemont School (FL) shooting guard Prince Ali. Jackson and Ali both have prodigious size for future members of the Huskies’...
Via Hoopniks
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Geno Auriemma goes on expletive-laced rant about religion in sports

Just as many have argued the place of religion with government throughout history, so have folks with religion as it comes with sports. Namely, Geno Auriemma, the famed coach of the Connecticut Huskies women's basketball program, who went on an expletive-filled rant Friday when asked about his opinion of religion in sports.Here is a quick rundown of his response, courtesy of...
Via Bush League Chronicle
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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