5 Players to Watch in the American 2016-17While these may not be the best players by season’s end, here are the five players that could make the biggest impact heading into this NCAA season.
Ranking the Unbeatens in College FootballThere’s still lots of football to be played, but here are how the nine unbeatens rank so far.
UConn Women The Coaches Pick AgainHuskies received 10 of 11 first place votes in the AAC preseason poll
UCF Faces UConn In What May Or May Not Be A Rivalry GameUCF visits UConn on Saturday for what may or may not be an annual rivalry game.
Joe D's Notebook: The USF Recaphe start of the second half of the football season for the UConn Huskies proved to be similar to much of the first half of the season. UConn was too inconsistent to be successful in a 42-27 loss to South Florida on Saturday night. It began in the first two series of the game. The Huskies took the opening kickoff and moved the ball to the Bulls 10 yard line when the drive stalled and they had to settle for a Bobby Puyol field goal. It was a game where UConn needed touchdowns, not field goals. Then it took USF
Big 12 Set To Address Expansion, But What Will It Do?The Big 12 board of directors meets Monday in Dallas and the topic of expansion will be addressed. Not necessarily decided, but definitely addressed.
Biggest Postseason Underachievers in SportsGoing through each of the four major sports, plus college football and basketball, here are the biggest names who have the demarcation of being underperformers in the postseason
Joe D's Notebook: The Cincy Recaphe UConn Huskies picked the perfect time to play their best game of the season Saturday. Not perfect by any stretch but certainly good enough to beat Cincinnati 20-9 for the Huskies first AAC win of the season. There was a lot to like about this one, not the least of which was the performance of the defense in the second quarter. Three times the Bearcats had the ball in the red zone and three times UConn held them to field goals. It’s a lot easier to come back from 9-0 down rather than
Huskies, Bearcats Look To Avoid 0-3 Start In AACUConn and Cincinnati both need a win Saturday to avoid an 0-3 start in the American Athletic Conference.
6 Most Famous Hail Marys College Football HistoryThe win keeps the Vols undefeated and with their playoff hopes alive, while the Dawgs drop their second straight game. And it goes down in history along with these other classic games that were won on a last-second Hail Mary.
Joe D's Notebook: The Houston RecapFor the better part of 12 ½ minutes on Thursday night, the UConn Huskies played the 6th ranked football team in the country dead even. The Huskies managed three first downs, held Houston to one and forced a three and an out on the Cougars second possession. But then reality kicked in. The reality that Greg Ward Jr is one of the best quarterbacks in the country and has a lot of weapons at his disposal. The Cougars scored on their next six possessions and steam rolled the Huskies 42-14 to avenge the only loss of the Tom Herman era.
Joe D's Notebook: The Syracuse RecapThis was a game that the Huskies should have won, could have won but let slip through their hands.