Shrewsbury TE/DE Cooper Ackerman commits to UConn

May 27, 2023

Shrewsbury tight end/defensive end Cooper Ackerman announced on Thursday that he is committing to UConn. 🔵⚪️🔵COMMITTED🔵⚪️🔵 @ShrewsburyFB @ExceedSPF @ColonialsAD @CoachMac_UCONN @CoachJimMoraFB @Coach_Charlton @UConnFootball — Cooper Ackerman (@ackerman_cooper) May 25, 2023 The 2024, 3-Star recruit also held offers from Boston College, Rutgers, Temple, UMass, Army, Navy, Holy Cross, Bryant, UNH, Penn and Colgate. He ultimately chose UConn because of the coaching staff and the overall success of the athletic programs…


College Football Journal for the week of 5/22/23

May 23, 2023

It is the first installment of the college football journal for this spring. Here is some of the news in the New England Division One college football scene that got our attention this week. 1. UConn added two impact players on offense last week in Delaware transfer wide receiver Brett Buckman and former TCU tight end Alex Honig. Both should contribute this upcoming season specifically Buckman who could be a…


Youngsters look good in UConn spring game

April 22, 2023

STORRS, Conn. — It happened over and over. A player would have a standout moment during UConn’s spring game Saturday, and this would be the reaction. “You’re not going to believe this, but he’s listed as a freshman, too.” One main takeaway stood out, that the Huskies surely have juniors and seniors leading the way. But it’s also true of the freshmen and sophomores. Young players were making an impact…


5 Observations from UConn Spring Practice

April 9, 2023

We visited UConn on Saturday as part of Spring Visit tour and came away throughly impressed with the Huskies. Coming off of a 6-7 season and a Myrtle Beach Bowl appearance, UConn is well positioned to top last season’s record and possibly win a bowl game. With key starters returning along the offensive and defensive lines and the addition of several impact transfers, the Huskies are better on paper. Add…


UConn can lean on running game early

April 8, 2023

STORRS, Conn. — It may be only the spring for the UConn offense, but there are plenty of reasons for optimism with the Huskies. Right now, many of those positive vibes have to do with the running game. Since the Huskies have some injuries at the moment to their wide receiving corps, that much was predictable. Still, from both a talent and a depth standpoint, UConn should be able to…


5 areas to watch as UConn kicks off spring ball

March 24, 2023

UConn kicked off spring ball this week. Expectations are high for the Huskies as the team is coming off of a 6-7 season and a bowl bid in Jim Mora’s first season. With several starters returning on both sides of the ball, all eyes will be on this team as it looks to take meaningful steps towards being consistently competitive. Here are five areas we’ll be watching. 1. Status of…


Part Two of UConn Revolution set to begin in late March

March 2, 2023

Image courtesy of UConn athletics A year ago, nobody but the people inside the facilities at UConn saw last year’s success coming. That won’t be the case in 2023. No longer an afterthought following the Myrtle Beach Bowl berth against Marshall and the epic comeback that fell just short, UConn will need to hit the ground running when spring ball begins if they want to maintain the momentum built in…


Jim Mora announces full UConn staff for 2023 season

February 17, 2023

Image courtesy of Ian Bethune/The UConn Blog If you thought the first year of The Revolution was awesome, year two under Jim Mora is shaping up as another special one. After bringing in a very strong recruiting class, the Huskies and Mora let the public know what the staff will look like for 2023 with a lengthy release on Friday. There is quite a bit of reshuffling and some fantastic…


UConn brings in a strong group of preferred walk-ons as they look to add depth

February 6, 2023

Coming off of a surprising 6-6 regular season and a bowl appearance, Jim Mora and his staff established some much needed momentum and they carried over that momentum into recruiting. After announcing the first part of their recruiting class in December, the Huskies unveiled the reminder of the 2023 Class. John Neider (QB/ATH) – Law High School, Milford, Connecticut: The Huskies picked a commitment from the Connecticut Gatorade Player of…


UConn announces eight new transfers

January 26, 2023

Image courtesy of UConn Athletics Spring ball might be a couple months away still, but the grind doesn’t stop in today’s college football world. The UConn staff – like every other staff in the country – has been pounding the recruiting trail, looking to find that next stud out of high school (there is another signing day coming up in February), but more so trying to find that next bit…