5 Observations from UConn Spring Ball

March 31, 2024

On a day where the basketball team was the center of attention, we focused on the football team in our annual spring visit with the UConn Huskies.  After a disappointing 3-9 season, there were changes this off-season. Offensive coordinator Nick Charlton left for the Cleveland Browns. Head Coach Jim Mora recently appointed offensive line coach Gordie Sammis as his replacement. Mora also hired Matt Brock as the defensive coordinator.  Brock……


UConn to lean on QB experience

March 30, 2024

As UConn continues spring practice, the Huskies may not have that clear-cut starter at the quarterback position. But what UConn does have, and it should not be undervalued, is experience. Both Joe Fagnano and Ta’Quan Roberson have been through the battles at UConn. The starter will probably be one of those two, but unless one transfers, you’re likely going to see both play over the course of the 2024. And……


Report: UConn to promote Gordon Sammis to offensive coordinator

March 16, 2024

According to a report by Pete Thamel, UConn will promote Gordon Sammis from offensive line coach to offensive coordinator. He will replace Nick Charlton, who is going to take a position with the Cleveland Browns. Sammis joined the staff with coach Jim Mora two years ago. His entire career, Sammis has been an offensive line coach. From 2012 to 2014, Sammis was an offensive line coach, tight ends coach, and……


UConn OC Nick Charlton to the Browns

March 13, 2024

A major coaching move in the world of New England football took place Wednesday. Nick Charlton, the offensive coordinator for UConn the last two years, has accepted a position with the Cleveland Browns, according to Pete Thamel. Charlton will take over as an offensive assistant/run-game specialist with the Browns. Charlton was previously the head coach at the University of Maine, where he was the youngest head coach in D1. His……


UConn announces its 2024 schedule

January 25, 2024

UConn released its 2024 football schedule on Wednesday. Here is the schedule and some thoughts on it. 2024 UConn Football Schedule August 31               at Maryland September 7          vs. Merrimack September 14         at Duke September 21        vs. Florida Atlantic September 28        vs.  Buffalo October 5               vs.  Temple October 19             vs. Wake Forest October 26             vs.  Rice November 2           vs. Georgia State November 9            at UAB November 23         at Syracuse November……