NFL Draft: UConn’s Jones headed to Baltimore

April 30, 2022

Photo: UConn Athletics It took much longer than many people expected, but UConn defensive lineman Travis Jones was selected with the 76th pick in the third round of the NFL Draft on Friday night. Jones really “arrived” at the Reese’s Senior Bowl practices. Now, the former Husky is a Raven and should in perfectly with the franchise’s tough mentality. Jones talked with the local Maryland/D.C. media moments after the selection….

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UConn: 5 Observations from the Huskies Spring Game

April 23, 2022

UConn played their Blue and White Spring Game/Showcase last night. It was basically a glorified practice. Here are some observations from the game. The new era starts tonight… Don't miss your chance to be part of the #HuskyRevolution 📍 Morrone Stadium⌚ 7:00 PM pic.twitter.com/KraMvQXDCI — UConn Football (@UConnFootball) April 22, 2022 1. Quarterbacks: I thought both quarterbacks had their moments last night. Ty’Quan Roberson is clearly the leader in the…

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UConn: Brighter days should be ahead for the Huskies sooner rather than later

April 17, 2022

STORRS – As soon as you walk in to The Burton Family Football Complex on the campus of the University of Connecticut, you’re immediately reminded of a time not so long ago when UConn football was relevant at the national level. Big East title trophies and a case full of Tostitos Fiesta Bowl memorabilia is hard to miss. Old jerseys and helmets of a few players who helped put the…

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UConn: Quarterback competition is a focal point of Huskies spring practices

April 17, 2022

STORRS, Conn. — For now, no decision has been made on the starting quarterback position at UConn. But new coach Jim Mora has to like his options. For the time being, that choice looks like it will come down to Ta’Quon Roberson and Steven Krajewski. Those two took the majority of the reps with the first team Saturday. It was a bit of an up and down performance for both,…

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UConn: 3 Observations from Huskies Spring Practice

April 17, 2022

We took the trip down to Storrs yesterday to take a look at Jim Mora’s first spring practice as the head coach of the Connecticut Huskies. Needless to say, we came away very impressed. From the structure and enthusiasm at practice to the Burton Family Football Complex, the UConn football program is on an upswing. Mora has hired a terrific staff and the facility is in place for the program…

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High School: MHSFCA Coaches Clinic hosted by the Patriots a huge success

March 13, 2022

FOXBOROUGH – The game of football will be better off in 2022 and beyond because of the coaches that spent hours upon hours at Gillette Stadium this weekend. The Patriots hosted the annual MHSFCA Coaches Clinic Friday and Saturday, with 38 presentations from college and high school coaches and a phenomenal keynote speech from UMass head coach Don Brown on Friday night. Beyond the 38 presentations, everywhere you turned there…

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NFL Draft: Johnson & Jones shine during Reese’s Senior Bowl week

February 6, 2022

Photos: @_ZJ77 & @JimNagy_SB To say Boston College offensive lineman Zion Johnson had a great week for himself would be an enormous understatement. Johnson was one of the biggest stories to come out of the prestigious Reese’s Senior Bowl week – as was UConn’s Travis Jones – and he also was named the Practice Player of the Week, which is voted on by his peers from both rosters. The now…

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UConn: Huskies fortify a strong recruiting class by adding more talent on National Signing Day, Part Two

February 5, 2022

Photo courtesy of the UConn Athletic Department. Improved quarterback play and adding offensive linemen were both focal points for Jim Mora and his staff during the recruiting process. On Wednesday, the Huskies signed five Class of 2022 recruits and eight transfers on National Signing Day, Part Two. The gem of the 2022 recruiting class was quarterback Zion Turner out of St. Thomas Aquinas in Florida. Turner is a dual threat…

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NFL Draft: Brown’s Perry wins East-West Shrine Bowl Offensive MVP with huge second half while BC, UConn & UMass are all represented

February 4, 2022

Photo: NFL Network Brown University certainly isn’t a no-name school in the college football world, but compared to somewhere like Michigan for instance, there is no comparison. A quick Google search will tell you that the enrollment in those two schools in 2021 had a difference of about 36,000. So, when players from smaller schools get the opportunity to showcase their talent in a game like the 97th East-West Shrine…

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The UMass, UConn rivalry is about to go to the next level with Brown and Mora

January 24, 2022

UMass and UConn have been regional rivals for a long time. The two schools are separated by 49 miles. The rivalry goes back to their Yankee Conference days when they played at the FCS level. Both schools eventually made the jump to the FBS level. UConn has had some success since making the move up. They have played in six bowl games including the 2011 Fiesta Bowl. The program however…

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