Originally posted on Sox and Dawgs  |  Last updated 4/2/13
While I was away..... STORRS, Conn. - The University of Connecticut and Boise State University will play a two-game non-conference football series in the 2014 and 2018 seasons. UConn and Boise State will meet on September 13, 2014 at Rentschler Field and then on September 8, 2018 at Bronco Stadium. Boise State, a member of the Mountain West Conference, has the highest overall winning percentage in college football since the 2000 season with a record of 147-21 for a .875 percentage. The Broncos are also the highest scoring team in the country in the same time period at 41.04 points per game. The Broncos are third on the NCAA's list of all-time winningest FBS programs at .723 - only trailing Notre Dame and Michigan. Boise State has won nine conference championship and posted undefeated seasons in 2006 and '09. BSU has played in a bowl game in 11 consecutive seasons, including wins in the '06 and '09 bowl games. "We are very excited to announce that we will compete against another nationally prominent opponent will be visiting Rentschler Field," said UConn Director of Athletics Warde Manuel. "We are committed to playing top teams throughout the country and giving our fans an exciting football schedule each year and we believe this series with Boise State will be an important piece of that. Husky supporters should be enthusiastic as we will playing home games against Michigan, Maryland, Tennessee, BYU, Virginia and now Boise State in upcoming seasons." "College football fans around the country know all about Boise State and their tradition of competing as a perennial top 25 team," said UConn head football coach Paul Pasqualoni. "We have built a very competitive and exciting schedule for our fans over the next several seasons and we look forward to their support of our Husky team as we strive to become one of the top teams in the country." Game times and television coverage for the two games will be announced at a future date. The following is a complete summary of future non-conference games under contract for UConn football: 2013: August 29, Towson; September 14, Maryland; September 21, Michigan; September 28, at Buffalo. 2014: August 28, BYU; September 6, Stony Brook; September 13, Boise State. 2015: September 5, Villanova; September 26, Tennessee; October 31, at BYU. 2016: September 3, at Tennessee; September 17, Virginia. 2017: September 16, at Virginia. 2018: September 8, at Boise State. Follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs. And be sure to like us on Facebook as well.
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Jerry Jones sets deadline for decision on Tony Romo’s future with Cowboys

Jason Kidd believes Isaiah Thomas is in NBA MVP race

Kyrie Irving takes blame for Cavs’ recent skid: ‘I need to demand more out of myself’

Ichiro Suzuki wants to play until age 50

Minute Maid Park doesn’t look the same without Tal’s Hill

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Six NFL teams have not renewed their daily fantasy deals

A Chicago Bulls and Jimmer Fredette reunion makes sense

Cardinals may look at a veteran to ultimately replace Carson Palmer

Ottawa Senators visit sick teen during road trip to Minnesota

Adrian Peterson works out with Jameis Winston, gets Dirk Koetter’s attention

Report: Martavis Bryant reinstatement ‘imminent’

The 'So, is this the last ride for the Dead Man?' quiz

Athletes in other sports (or famous professions) who played in the NCAA Tournament

2016 MLB playoff teams that won't make it back this season

Box Score 3/29: Free hats (Caps fans only)

The 'Are you mentally prepared for 'One Shining Moment'?' quiz

NBA Referee Hotline Bling: Serge Ibaka can't connect

Can the Padres' Christian Bethancourt really succeed at pitcher and catcher?

The Raiders will forever belong to Oakland

The Rewind: George Mason's improbable run to the Final Four

Baseball movies you can stream now to hold you over until Opening Day

Best, worst and hard to stomach MLB offseason moves

Box Score 3/28: Wilt's last game

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Athletes in other sports (or famous professions) who played in the NCAA Tournament

The 'So, is this the last ride for the Dead Man?' quiz

2016 MLB playoff teams that won't make it back this season

The 'Are you mentally prepared for 'One Shining Moment'?' quiz

NBA Referee Hotline Bling: Serge Ibaka can't connect

Can the Padres' Christian Bethancourt really succeed at pitcher and catcher?

The Raiders will forever belong to Oakland

Best, worst and hard to stomach MLB offseason moves

The Rewind: George Mason's improbable run to the Final Four

Baseball movies you can stream now to hold you over until Opening Day

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker