Joe D's Notebook: Missouri - The RecapThere really isn’t much to say about what happened at Pratt and Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field on Saturday Night. Missouri came in and blasted UConn 52-12 in a game that didn’t feel that close. There are no positive spins, no talking about strain and pulling the rope,
Joe D's Notebook: Tulsa - The RecapBreathe…exhale….breathe. That was the reaction Saturday afternoon just after three o’clock after UConn had avoided a colossal collapse and beat Tulsa 20-14 at The Rent. After playing brilliantly for the first 52 minutes, the Huskies defense came
Joe D's Notebook: Temple- The RecapWhat a difference a week makes!
Joe D's Notebook: Temple - The PreviewSaturday at noon, the UConn football team again goes after that elusive first AAC win of the season when they visit Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia to face Temple. The Owls season has been inconsistent, narrow wins over Villanova and UMass, blowout losses
Joe D's Notebook: Memphis, The RecapEmbarrassing. That was the common refrain in the post game interview room Friday Night at Pratt and Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field.
Joe D's Notebook: SMU - The RecapFor a fleeting moment on Saturday, it looked like the UConn Huskies might be coming of age. On the first play of the fourth quarter at SMU, Bryant Shirreffs floated a perfect pass downfield to Keyion Dixon who ran under the pass and scooted into the end zone for a 59 yard touchdown. When Tyler Davis hauled in a two point conversion, the Huskies had tied the heavily favored Mustangs at 28.
Joe D's Notebook: ECU - The RecapWere  there good signs for UConn? Yes. Were there enough to overcome the poor defensive effort? No.
Joe D's Notebook: Scouting The CavaliersMuch like UConn in 2016, Virginia struggled. The Cavaliers were just 2-10 in the first year under Bronco Mendenhall, who surprised many by leaving BYU to come to Charlottesville. Like the Huskies, who endured a six game losing streak to end the season, Virginia lost its final seven games.
Joe D's Notebook: Onto VirginiaAfter an unexpected Saturday off, the UConn football team is ready…and anxious…to swing back into action Saturday with their first road game of the season against Virginia. The Huskies practiced for two hours on Saturday instead of playing for three and a half ,then got back into a normal game week prep on Sunday.
Joe D's Notebook: Damn IrmaThis was supposed to be a preview of USF and Saturday’s game with UConn. But, as you know by now, Mother Nature has gotten in the way. In the interest of the safety of the USF travel party getting back to Tampa on Saturday, the game has been cancelled. Yes, it is disappointing, especially for the UConn seniors who miss out on one more opportunity to play in front of the home fans at The Rent. Randy Edsall always talks about a game being one of 12 opportunities. Well, one of those opportunities is gone. And it’s disappointing for
Joe D's Notebook: USF Preview - Part 1David Bowie made a hit out of the song “Changes” in 1972. Randy Edsall made changes after week one of the UConn Football season after Thursday’s narrow win against Holy Cross. The biggest change comes at quarterback where Bryant Shirreffs rescued a slumbering UConn offense by leading the Huskies to three second half touchdowns to rally UConn from a 20-7 deficit. Edsall said the fifth year senior