UConn: Myrtle Beach Bowl invitation a huge building block for future of the program

December 7, 2022

Image courtesy of USATSI As the UConn program prepares for its bowl game against Marshall, the vibe around the Huskies is one that many fans and supporters never thought was possible this early in Jim Mora’s tenure. There’s one guy who believed in Mora the entire time though. The man that hired him. Athletic director David Benedict believed in Mora’s ability to lead from the time he gave him the…

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UConn: Huskies officially going bowling, will meet Marshall in the Myrtle Beach Bowl

December 4, 2022

Image courtesy of @MBBowlGame From one win a year ago, to 6-6, to the Hall of Fame Silver Lanes bowling alley in East Hartford. It’s been quite a journey for the 2022 UConn football team. While players and coaches had a “bowl party” at the alley early on Sunday, the Huskies soon found out where the final stop on this incredible run would be; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. UConn will be taking…

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UConn: Mora hopes Saturday’s historic win is just the beginning

November 13, 2022

Image courtesy of NY Post While the parties raged on well into the night across Connecticut, UConn head coach Jim Mora was already looking at film on Army. Mora – who is now the front runner for National Coach of the Year – was thrilled for his players, the fans the program after clinching a bowl bid with a thrilling 36-33 win over No. 19 Liberty on Saturday and spoke…

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UConn: Huskies upset No. 19 Liberty & clinch stunning bowl bid in Mora’s first season

November 12, 2022

Image courtesy of USATSI By Tony Catalina NEFJ Correspondent HARTFORD – This wasn’t supposed to happen this year. This wasn’t even supposed to happen for the next two or three years. On Senior Day, UConn welcomed a Top-20 Liberty team to “The Rent” for the final home game of the 2022 season. With a sixth win and bowl eligibility on the line for head coach Jim Mora and his Huskies,…

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College: UConn 27, UMass 10; Huskies inch closer towards stunning bowl berth with win over rival Minutemen

November 4, 2022

By Ryan Barry NEFJ Correspondent EAST HARTFORD – An unseasonably warm night at Pratt & Whitney Stadium was the setting for the UConn Huskies’ 27-10 win over the UMass Minutemen. Dubbed among other things, the “U Game,” this year’s edition did not disappoint, as these two New England rivals defied their critics and played a tough game all the way till the end. The Huskies (5-5) rushed for 274 yards…

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UConn: New to the rivalry, Mora looking forward to showdown with UMass

November 2, 2022

The only way the historic win over Boston College truly matters is if UConn can follow it up with a win over UMass this Friday night. Sounds simple enough, right? Well, not so fast. The Minutemen and Huskies began this season at the ground level of program rebuilds. Don Brown and the Minutemen have struggled to get results, while Jim Mora has his team two wins from a bowl game…

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UMass: Records aside, Brown well aware of how important game against UConn is

November 2, 2022

It’s been another down year for UMass, but most of the negativity will disappear with a win over rival UConn on Friday night. At the start of the season, the Minutemen and Huskies were in the exact same situation. Both programs had hit rock bottom for several years and were a laughing stock nation wide. Well, months later, Jim Mora stunningly has UConn thinking bowl bid in his first season,…

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UConn: Huskies beat BC for the first time ever, keep bowl hopes alive

October 29, 2022

EAST HARTFORD – The revolution is real. All season long, the UConn football program and its social media team has referenced and pushed the narrative that “the Revolution” was coming when it comes to success on the field after so many down years. With new head coach Jim Mora at the helm, it’s been a nice thought and the team has certainly made strides this season, but surely this current…

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Boston College-UConn Four Down Preview: Boston College Eagles (2-5) @ UConn Huskies (3-5)

October 28, 2022

Image courtesy of ESPN Kickoff: In a rather stunning turn of events, this weekend’s matchup at The Rent has significant meaning for both Boston College and UConn. The Eagles are just in desperate need of a win – by any means necessary – while it’s the Huskies who are now fighting for their lives when it comes to a bowl bid. A UConn win would put them in a fantastic…

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