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Hartford Courant
Cincinnati Game Immensely Important To UConn Football Programthe answers would be in recruiting and in Randy Edsall bringing back sanity and
Hartford Courant / Posted an hour ago
the answers would be in recruiting and in Randy Edsall bringing back sanity and resilience that — poof — disappeared under Bob Diaco. Earlier in the week, Edsall spoke plenty about the essentials of recruiting. Bigger. Faster. Stronger. He talked... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Same old Iowa offense awaits struggling Huskers defenseNebraska will recognize this Iowa team looks like all the other Iowa teams for
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Nebraska will recognize this Iowa team looks like all the other Iowa teams for a long time," Nebraska defensive coordinator Bob Diaco said. "Big offensive line. Physical offensive line. Big, physical, a large group of tight ends, fullbacks. A couple... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Connecticut Is Now Questioning Ray Allen's Judgmentcalling it crazy. Part of me wants to dismiss this as nuttiness, as the 21st c
Hartford Courant / Posted yesterday
calling it crazy. Part of me wants to dismiss this as nuttiness, as the 21st century version of six degrees of Bob Diaco. Coleman works at UCF. UCF and UConn had the nonsensical Civil ConFLiCT Trophy invented by Diaco. Diaco coached the... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Focus turns to the future for rebuilding UConn football teama revolving door. The redshirt seniors and some of the true seniors were recrui
Greenwich Time / Posted 2 days ago
a revolving door. The redshirt seniors and some of the true seniors were recruited by Paul Pasqualoni’s staff, played for Bob Diaco and now Randy Edsall. Coordinators and position coaches came and went as systems and coaching philosophies changed,... Read more
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The News-Times
Focus turns to the future for rebuilding UConn football teama revolving door. The redshirt seniors and some of the true seniors were recrui
The News-Times / Posted 2 days ago
a revolving door. The redshirt seniors and some of the true seniors were recruited by Paul Pasqualoni’s staff, played for Bob Diaco and now Randy Edsall. Coordinators and position coaches came and went as systems and coaching philosophies changed,... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Focus turns to the future for rebuilding UConn football teama revolving door. The redshirt seniors and some of the true seniors were recrui
The Middletown Press / Posted 2 days ago
a revolving door. The redshirt seniors and some of the true seniors were recruited by Paul Pasqualoni’s staff, played for Bob Diaco and now Randy Edsall. Coordinators and position coaches came and went as systems and coaching philosophies changed,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Focus turns to the future for rebuilding UConn football teama revolving door. The redshirt seniors and some of the true seniors were recrui
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
a revolving door. The redshirt seniors and some of the true seniors were recruited by Paul Pasqualoni’s staff, played for Bob Diaco and now Randy Edsall. Coordinators and position coaches came and went as systems and coaching philosophies changed,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Focus turns to the future for rebuilding UConn football teama revolving door. The redshirt seniors and some of the true seniors were recrui
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
a revolving door. The redshirt seniors and some of the true seniors were recruited by Paul Pasqualoni’s staff, played for Bob Diaco and now Randy Edsall. Coordinators and position coaches came and went as systems and coaching philosophies changed,... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Focus turns to the future for rebuilding UConn football teama revolving door. The redshirt seniors and some of the true seniors were recrui
The Register Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
a revolving door. The redshirt seniors and some of the true seniors were recruited by Paul Pasqualoni’s staff, played for Bob Diaco and now Randy Edsall. Coordinators and position coaches came and went as systems and coaching philosophies changed,... Read more
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Hartford Courant
The Truth Is, UConn Isn't In BC's Leaguenot only had the gulf on the field widened considerably, the gulf of credibilit
Hartford Courant / Posted 5 days ago
not only had the gulf on the field widened considerably, the gulf of credibility had widened immeasurably because of Bob Diaco. Last year, after UConn had minus-6 yards against BC, Diaco continued his string of delusional post-game press... Read more
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Times Leader
A potential final home game awaits Penn State’s Saquon Barkley on Saturdayand an unfathomable 409 rushing yards to Minnesota. “He’s the absolute total p
Times Leader / Posted 8 days ago
and an unfathomable 409 rushing yards to Minnesota. “He’s the absolute total package,” Nebraska defensive coordinator Bob Diaco, a former Iowa linebacker, said of Barkley. “One of the best backs that has been in the league in some time.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Veteran quarterback Bryant Shirreffs’ run at UConn is overcircumstance is very different. After being made a scapegoat for UConn’s strug
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
circumstance is very different. After being made a scapegoat for UConn’s struggles under the watch of former UConn coach Bob Diaco a season ago, this time it was Shirreffs who made the decision to let somebody else quarterback the Huskies,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Veteran quarterback Bryant Shirreffs’ run at UConn is overcircumstance is very different. After being made a scapegoat for UConn’s strug
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
circumstance is very different. After being made a scapegoat for UConn’s struggles under the watch of former UConn coach Bob Diaco a season ago, this time it was Shirreffs who made the decision to let somebody else quarterback the Huskies,... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Veteran quarterback Bryant Shirreffs’ run at UConn is overcircumstance is very different. After being made a scapegoat for UConn’s strug
The Register Citizen / Posted 9 days ago
circumstance is very different. After being made a scapegoat for UConn’s struggles under the watch of former UConn coach Bob Diaco a season ago, this time it was Shirreffs who made the decision to let somebody else quarterback the Huskies,... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Veteran quarterback Bryant Shirreffs’ run at UConn is overcircumstance is very different. After being made a scapegoat for UConn’s strug
Greenwich Time / Posted 10 days ago
circumstance is very different. After being made a scapegoat for UConn’s struggles under the watch of former UConn coach Bob Diaco a season ago, this time it was Shirreffs who made the decision to let somebody else quarterback the Huskies,... Read more
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The News-Times
Veteran quarterback Bryant Shirreffs’ run at UConn is overcircumstance is very different. After being made a scapegoat for UConn’s strug
The News-Times / Posted 10 days ago
circumstance is very different. After being made a scapegoat for UConn’s struggles under the watch of former UConn coach Bob Diaco a season ago, this time it was Shirreffs who made the decision to let somebody else quarterback the Huskies,... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Veteran quarterback Bryant Shirreffs’ run at UConn is overcircumstance is very different. After being made a scapegoat for UConn’s strug
The Middletown Press / Posted 10 days ago
circumstance is very different. After being made a scapegoat for UConn’s struggles under the watch of former UConn coach Bob Diaco a season ago, this time it was Shirreffs who made the decision to let somebody else quarterback the Huskies,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Veteran quarterback Bryant Shirreffs’ run at UConn is overcircumstance is very different. After being made a scapegoat for UConn’s strug
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
circumstance is very different. After being made a scapegoat for UConn’s struggles under the watch of former UConn coach Bob Diaco a season ago, this time it was Shirreffs who made the decision to let somebody else quarterback the Huskies,... Read more
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Island Packet
For Riley and his Huskers, season's going from bad to worsehas struggled all season, and it bottomed out against the Gophers at the end of
Island Packet / Posted 12 days ago
has struggled all season, and it bottomed out against the Gophers at the end of a bad week for first-year coordinator Bob Diaco. Diaco said shortly after last week's Northwestern loss that, given the state of the defense, there was no... Read more
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NBC Sports: Inside the Irish
Without a passing game, Notre Dame is not *there* yetyear seemed an outlandish proposition. Take a look at Nebraska. Mike Riley wou
NBC Sports: Inside the Irish / Posted 12 days ago
year seemed an outlandish proposition. Take a look at Nebraska. Mike Riley would jump at these turnarounds. He hired Bob Diaco — yes, former Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco — to take over his defense with hopes similar to Kelly’s... Read more
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NBC Sports: Inside the Irish
Notre Dame’s Playoff hopes drowned by Hurricanesyear seemed an outlandish proposition. Take a look at Nebraska. Mike Riley wou
NBC Sports: Inside the Irish / Posted 12 days ago
year seemed an outlandish proposition. Take a look at Nebraska. Mike Riley would jump at these turnarounds. He hired Bob Diaco — yes, former Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco — to take over his defense with hopes similar to Kelly’s... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
UCF overcomes miscues, improves to 9-0 with win over UConnhis son’s name soon. “The Conflict trophy probably disappeared,” Frost said, r
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
his son’s name soon. “The Conflict trophy probably disappeared,” Frost said, referring to the trophy created by former UConn coach Bob Diaco as he tried to create a new rivalry between the Huskies and Knights. “But we’ll keep the onesie... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Gophers' rushing attack buries Huskers; Riley says team didn't quitloss to Michigan State in mid-October. But UM rolled all afternoon against a de
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 13 days ago
loss to Michigan State in mid-October. But UM rolled all afternoon against a defensive system that first-year coordinator Bob Diaco said Tuesday he needs at least a full year with in order to mold it into “one of the best defenses in the co... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Minnesota buries Nebraska; Lee doesn't play second half to due illnessloss to Michigan State in mid-October. But UM rolled all afternoon against a de
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 13 days ago
loss to Michigan State in mid-October. But UM rolled all afternoon against a defensive system that first-year coordinator Bob Diaco said Tuesday he needs at least a full year with in order to mold it into “one of the best defenses in the co... Read more
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NBC Sports: Inside the Irish
Claypool’s drops perhaps a harbinger of Notre Dame success to comeyear seemed an outlandish proposition. Take a look at Nebraska. Mike Riley wou
NBC Sports: Inside the Irish / Posted 13 days ago
year seemed an outlandish proposition. Take a look at Nebraska. Mike Riley would jump at these turnarounds. He hired Bob Diaco — yes, former Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco — to take over his defense with hopes similar to Kelly’s... Read more
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Hartford Courant
UConn Victory At Central Florida Would Be Monumental Upsetthe manufactured rivalry – poof – was history. UConn lost its next four games
Hartford Courant / Posted 13 days ago
the manufactured rivalry – poof – was history. UConn lost its next four games by a combined score of 130-16 and then-coach Bob Diaco, ConFLiCT architect, was fired. Edsall’s first season back in Storrs figured to be a challenge, one made more... Read more
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NBC Sports: Inside the Irish
Notre Dame at Miami: Who, what, when, where, why and by how muchyear seemed an outlandish proposition. Take a look at Nebraska. Mike Riley wou
NBC Sports: Inside the Irish / Posted 13 days ago
year seemed an outlandish proposition. Take a look at Nebraska. Mike Riley would jump at these turnarounds. He hired Bob Diaco — yes, former Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco — to take over his defense with hopes similar to Kelly’s... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Multiple playmakers fuel No. 14 UCF's explosive offensebeen a lot of conversation this week about the whereabouts of the ConFLiCT Trop
The Daily Commercial / Posted 13 days ago
been a lot of conversation this week about the whereabouts of the ConFLiCT Trophy that was invented by former UConn coach Bob Diaco a few years ago to mark the rivalry between UCF and UConn. UCF has never recognized the game as a rivalry or the... Read more
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NBC Sports: Inside the Irish
This isn’t ‘Catholics vs. Convicts.’ It hardly ever was. But it already matters again.year seemed an outlandish proposition. Take a look at Nebraska. Mike Riley wou
NBC Sports: Inside the Irish / Posted 14 days ago
year seemed an outlandish proposition. Take a look at Nebraska. Mike Riley would jump at these turnarounds. He hired Bob Diaco — yes, former Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco — to take over his defense with hopes similar to Kelly’s... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
There's another UCF trophy mystery and it doesn't involve the Civil ConFLiCTI’m not talking about the Civil ConFLiCT trophy – the prize former UConn Huskie
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
I’m not talking about the Civil ConFLiCT trophy – the prize former UConn Huskies coach Bob Diaco created to try to start a rivalry with UCF. The Knights refused to accept the award after last year’s win at UConn, and the whereabouts of that... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Multiple playmakers fuel No. 14 UCF's explosive offensebeen a lot of conversation this week about the whereabouts of the ConFLiCT Trop
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
been a lot of conversation this week about the whereabouts of the ConFLiCT Trophy that was invented by former UConn coach Bob Diaco a few years ago to mark the rivalry between UCF and UConn. UCF has never recognized the game as a rivalry or the... Read more
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Hartford Courant
UConn Football Insider Podcast: Retracing The Rivalry That Wasn'tstill haunting him more than 1,500 miles away: former UConn football coach and
Hartford Courant / Posted 15 days ago
still haunting him more than 1,500 miles away: former UConn football coach and current Nebraska defensive coordinator Bob Diaco. Jacobs joined beat reporter Mike Anthony to discuss the strange odyssey of the rivalry that wasn’t between the... Read more
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Herald Sun
The bizarre case of sports' worst rivalryhas a purpose — and its matching trophy were created by University of Connectic
Herald Sun / Posted 15 days ago
has a purpose — and its matching trophy were created by University of Connecticut (UConn) head football coach Bob Diaco in 2015. The purpose was to create a rivalry between his team and that of the University of Central Florida... Read more
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Island Packet
Diaco: Upon arrival, Huskers' poor tackling was 'alarming'Nebraska defensive coordinator Bob Diaco said he needs more time to get his def
Island Packet / Posted 16 days ago
Nebraska defensive coordinator Bob Diaco said he needs more time to get his defense up and running properly and that his players' tackling skills were so poor at the start of spring practice that "to say alarming would be an understatement." With... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Where In The World Is The ConFLiCT Trophy?elegant. I've missed you so, ConFLiCT. I need to find you. "My understanding
Hartford Courant / Posted 17 days ago
elegant. I've missed you so, ConFLiCT. I need to find you. "My understanding is the trophy was designed and paid for by Bob [Diaco]," UConn athletic director David Benedict said. "I haven't seen it since he left." I know I am the right man for... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
HuskerExtra Rewind: Missed opportunities glare; Stille's new (old) position; Newby's nightinteresting nickel package. On a third-and-20 in the second quarter and a third
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 18 days ago
interesting nickel package. On a third-and-20 in the second quarter and a third-and-17 in the fourth, defensive coordinator Bob Diaco deployed three down linemen and linebackers Chris Weber, Dedrick Young and Collin Miller playing about 12 yards... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Seniors have endured a rough ride for UConn football teamagain from 1974-79. It’s been a rough ride for the seniors. Many of them were
Stamford Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
again from 1974-79. It’s been a rough ride for the seniors. Many of them were recruited by Paul Pasqualoni, played for Bob Diaco and now Edsall. Offensive and defensive coordinators have come and gone while the losses have piled up. Even on... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Seniors have endured a rough ride for UConn football teamagain from 1974-79. It’s been a rough ride for the seniors. Many of them were
Connecticut Post / Posted 18 days ago
again from 1974-79. It’s been a rough ride for the seniors. Many of them were recruited by Paul Pasqualoni, played for Bob Diaco and now Edsall. Offensive and defensive coordinators have come and gone while the losses have piled up. Even on... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Seniors have endured a rough ride for UConn football teamagain from 1974-79. It’s been a rough ride for the seniors. Many of them were
Greenwich Time / Posted 19 days ago
again from 1974-79. It’s been a rough ride for the seniors. Many of them were recruited by Paul Pasqualoni, played for Bob Diaco and now Edsall. Offensive and defensive coordinators have come and gone while the losses have piled up. Even on... Read more
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The News-Times
Seniors have endured a rough ride for UConn football teamagain from 1974-79. It’s been a rough ride for the seniors. Many of them were
The News-Times / Posted 19 days ago
again from 1974-79. It’s been a rough ride for the seniors. Many of them were recruited by Paul Pasqualoni, played for Bob Diaco and now Edsall. Offensive and defensive coordinators have come and gone while the losses have piled up. Even on... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Seniors have endured a rough ride for UConn football teamagain from 1974-79. It’s been a rough ride for the seniors. Many of them were
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 days ago
again from 1974-79. It’s been a rough ride for the seniors. Many of them were recruited by Paul Pasqualoni, played for Bob Diaco and now Edsall. Offensive and defensive coordinators have come and gone while the losses have piled up. Even on... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Seniors have endured a rough ride for UConn football teamagain from 1974-79. It’s been a rough ride for the seniors. Many of them were
The Register Citizen / Posted 19 days ago
again from 1974-79. It’s been a rough ride for the seniors. Many of them were recruited by Paul Pasqualoni, played for Bob Diaco and now Edsall. Offensive and defensive coordinators have come and gone while the losses have piled up. Even on... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Seniors have endured a rough ride for UConn football teamagain from 1974-79. It’s been a rough ride for the seniors. Many of them were
The Middletown Press / Posted 19 days ago
again from 1974-79. It’s been a rough ride for the seniors. Many of them were recruited by Paul Pasqualoni, played for Bob Diaco and now Edsall. Offensive and defensive coordinators have come and gone while the losses have piled up. Even on... Read more
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Hartford Courant
It's Been An 'Insane Ride' For UConn Seniorsin UConn FBS history. They endured the flat-lining under Paul Pasqualoni, the i
Hartford Courant / Posted 19 days ago
in UConn FBS history. They endured the flat-lining under Paul Pasqualoni, the interim weeks of T.J. Weist, the insanity of Bob Diaco, the return of Edsall, RE2. Different demands. Different plans. Different styles. And lots of losses, 41 in 58... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
USF looking to regain form, earn back respect vs. UConnwas founded in 2013. The Huskies always have talent and can find ways to stop
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 21 days ago
was founded in 2013. The Huskies always have talent and can find ways to stop teams on defense. Former head coach Bob Diaco (now the defensive coordinator at Nebraska) knew nothing about putting together an offense, but he knew how to stop... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Geno Auriemma Talks (Hypothetically) Hiring Pitino, ConFLiCT Rivalry With Barstool Podcastfootball when the hosts asked him if he had any interest in drumming up publici
Hartford Courant / Posted 23 days ago
football when the hosts asked him if he had any interest in drumming up publicity for his games like former Huskies coach Bob Diaco did by inventing “The Civil ConnFLiCT” rivalry with Central Florida. “No, I would not start that conflict,”... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Dan Orlovsky Has Been Where Huskies Are Nowa point where it not happening was not an option for us." You remember the six
Hartford Courant / Posted 26 days ago
a point where it not happening was not an option for us." You remember the six season-ending losses of 2016 and that mess Bob Diaco left. Maybe you don't remember the 52-10 loss at Virginia Tech and 56-7 loss at Temple in 2001. Orlovsky... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Points now abundant for Tigers and Huskies heading into tonight's matchupare scoring 39. It's a similar story for Connecticut, a team that scored 17 an
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
are scoring 39. It's a similar story for Connecticut, a team that scored 17 and allowed 19.5 points per game under Bob Diaco now scores 27 points per game under Randy Edsall, but gives up 36.6, on average. The change will come as a relief... Read more
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Hartford Courant
UConn's Michael Tarbutt Putting Kicking Woes Behind Himas a true freshman in 2015. That season, he also attempted one field goal, a 49
Hartford Courant / Posted 29 days ago
as a true freshman in 2015. That season, he also attempted one field goal, a 49-yard miss at Missouri, and then-coach Bob Diaco elected to fake a field goal (for the second time in the game) with 53 seconds left in a 9-6 loss. Bobby Puyol... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Jamar Summers Symbolizes Huskies' Purge Of Ugly Memphis Losswhat we want done. It has taken him a little while to really grasp that and try
Hartford Courant / Posted 30 days ago
what we want done. It has taken him a little while to really grasp that and try to perfect that every day." This isn't Bob Diaco dispensing happy pills to the media each Tuesday, folks. The truth tends to spill out with Edsall. "He wasn't one... Read more
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