UConn: Huskies pick up two big New England commitments in McDonald and Harper

June 25, 2022

The UConn Football program had a good day in local recruiting on Thursday after landing commitments from two of the top 2023 recruits in New England in Wachusett quarterback Tucker McDonald and Avon Old Farms wide receiver Jackson Harper. 100% Committed @UConnFootball @CoachJimMoraFB #HUSKYREVOLUTION 🐺🐺 pic.twitter.com/W9tve8bO8D — Tucker Mcdonald (@TuckerMcdonal12) June 23, 2022 Both had national offers and both decided on the same day that they wanted to stay closer…

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Recruiting: Wachusett quarterback Tucker McDonald commits to UConn

June 23, 2022

Wachusett quarterback Tucker McDonald announced this afternoon that he is committing to the University of Connecticut. 100% Committed @UConnFootball @CoachJimMoraFB #HUSKYREVOLUTION 🐺🐺 pic.twitter.com/W9tve8bO8D — Tucker Mcdonald (@TuckerMcdonal12) June 23, 2022 McDonald has had a busy spring. A spring in which his recruitment ramped up big time. McDonald picked up offers from UConn, Rutgers, Buffalo, Bowling Green, Harvard URI and Bryant. He already held offers from Old Dominion, Yale and Western…

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UConn: Huskies pick up commitments from offensive tackle Toriyan Johnson and defensive end Cleto Chol

June 21, 2022

UConn picked up a commitment from two Proctor Academy products yesterday. First, offensive tackle Toriyan Johnson committed and then defensive end Cleto Chol committed. 110% COMMITTED 💙❤️#HuskyRevolution #BleedBlue @CoachJimMoraFB @Coach_Charlton @CoachSammis pic.twitter.com/qTR06OGSmZ — Toriyan Johnson (@ToriyanJohnson2) June 19, 2022 The 6-8 320 pound Johnson is raw. He has great size, length and moves well for a big man but he will need some time to develop. Johnson held an offer…

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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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NFL Draft: Pro days were front and center this past week as local prospects workout for a shot to play in the NFL

March 28, 2022

The NFL Draft is a little less than a month away and teams across the league are hitting the road, attending pro days throughout the country. Over the course of the past week, there were seven pro days in New England and all seven featured legitimate NFL talent. Scouts, coaches and front executives all walked away impressed with the amount of talent that plays in the region. It is not…

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