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…


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…


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,…


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…


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…


UConn Four Down Preview: UConn Huskies (3-4) at Ball State Cardinals (3-3)

October 15, 2022

Kickoff: UConn will look to make it three in a row this afternoon when they visit the Ball State Cardinals in Muncie, Indiana. As usual, the Huskies will once again be short handed in some spots but this team has proven to be resilient this season. Four Downs: (Four keys to the game.) 1. Viva La Rosa! It’s going to be the Victor Rosa show today. Look for OC Nick…


UConn: Huskies grinding out wins on the ground has been the recipe to success this season

October 11, 2022

The UConn Huskies have won two in a row and are currently 3-4. With a win on Saturday versus Ball State, UConn will have won the most games in a season since 2015 when they finished 6-7. The key to their recent success has been an improved defense and their running game. The ground game in particular has been very effective the past two weeks despite missing leading rusher Nate…


UConn Four Point Preview: UConn Huskies (2-4) at Florida International Panthers (2-2)

October 8, 2022

Kickoff: The UConn Huskies will look to make it two in a row when they head down to Miami, Florida to take on the Florida International Panthers. The Huskies picked up a huge win against Fresno State at home last week. A program defining win in many ways. It is a homecoming of sorts for quarterback Zion Turner. The true freshmen quarterback is expected to have 150 friends and family…


UConn Four Point Preview: Fresno State Bulldogs (1-2) at UConn Huskies (1-4)

October 1, 2022

Kickoff: The Huskies return home after a tough two game road stretch in which they got outscored 100-10. They will look to bounce back this week but they are shorthanded with a slew of skill players out. This is the second straight season these two teams are facing each other. The Bulldogs beat the Huskies 45-0 last season in Week Zero at home. Four Downs (Four keys to the game)…


UConn: Huskies compete but still lose 41-10 to the Wolfpack

September 25, 2022

Image courtesy of This Is UConn Country. UConn coach Jim Mora wanted to see more out of his football team after last week’s 59-0 loss to Michigan. He did. The Huskies played better this week but still lost 41-10 to N.C State last night. The game couldn’t have started any worse for the Huskies. N.C State scored on the first play from scrimmage when quarterback Devin Leary hit wide receiver…