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UConn football and men's basketball news and notes from writer Neill Ostrout.

No QB decision, no moves to WR (yet) for UConn

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It was media day with the UConn football team Friday. A few notes from the Huskies, with some late-afternoon additions: • The quarterback situation remains truly muddy. “My drop dead is Thursday, September 1,” coach Paul Pasqualoni joked of his final decision. The coach has liked what he’s seen, if that matters, from the likes […] [Read More]
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College GameDay headed to Storrs again

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The basketball version of ESPN’s College GameDay will visit Gampel Pavilion again this year, heading to Storrs for a Feb. 25 game against Syracuse. Rece Davis, Jay Bilas, Digger Phelps, Hubert Davis and Bob Knight are all expected to be in-house for the show, and to watch the defending national champs take on the rival […] [Read More]
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UConn football team loses another WR, Generett gone

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The UConn football team’s wide receivers are dropping like flies. Last week it was QB/WR Leon Kinnard and Tuesday it was Gerrard Sheppard. Today we got word that Malik Generett is leaving too. The loss of one backup wide receiver during training camp isn’t a big deal. Losses at this time of year are part […] [Read More]
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UConn-Arkansas on ESPN; Drummond switching prep schools

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The UConn men’s basketball team will host Arkansas Dec. 3 as part of the Big East/SEC Challenge. The game will start at 3:15 p.m. and be seen on ESPN. In other UConn news (sort of), St. Thomas More center Andre Drummond can no longer be called so. The big man from Middletown is spending his […] [Read More]
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A little Wednesday morning reading

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Today’s stories on the UConn football team, in case you missed them: Sio Moore and company adjusting to the chaos that is DC Don Brown. Notebook: A fight, a flight and TV forecast [Read More]
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Huskies hold spirited workout, resulting in one ejection

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A few notes from the UConn football team’s practice Tuesday afternoon in Storrs, which featured plenty of rain and plenty of fans braving said rain to get a glimpse of the Huskies. – WR Gerrard Sheppard left the program Tuesday. He’s transferring to Towson. “We’ve got a lot of competition there and Shep just felt […] [Read More]
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Cincinnati game will start at noon, be on ESPN/ESPN2

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The UConn football team’s regular season finale against Cincinnati Dec. 3 will kickoff at noon and will be seen on either ESPN or ESPN2. The network will make a decision on which of the outlets to air the game at a later date (ie. later in the season when it’s easier to tell how important […] [Read More]
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RIP Dave Solomon

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I hate being called Neilly. There are some names you can throw a ‘y’ onto the end of to make them casual and catchy. Mine is not one of those. I’ve had plenty of part-time nicknames over the years, some more offensive and appropriate than others. Even if they were more of the former, few […] [Read More]
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Masuk’s Casey Cochran commits to UConn

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Quarterback Casey Cochran, the top player in Connecticut, has committed to play football at UConn. Read more here… [Read More]
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UConn football team opens training camp (Day 2, techincally)

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The media, save a few photographers, wasn’t allowed into practice on Friday as the UConn football team began practice. Late Saturday afternoon, however, we got our first look at coach Paul Pasqualoni’s first group of Huskies. A few notes and observations from the workout: – It was just shirts and shorts for the players. The […] [Read More]
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