The University of Connecticut's incoming president says he's committed to a major college football program and doesn't plan to move the school out of the American Athletic Conference.
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Lou Spanos, who has coached in both college and the NFL, has been named the new defensive coordinator at UConn.
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- UConn dismisses DC Crocker after woeful season
Rick Forzano coached the Lions from 1974 to 1976, compiling a 15-17 record, but his tenure in Detroit is better known for helping to start the career of New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick.
UConn has dismissed defensive coordinator Billy Crocker and defensive backs coach Curome Cox after the Huskies gave up a school-record 605 points and 7,409 yards in 2018.
No surprise here: Michigan earned the final No. 5 spot of the season after getting blown out by Ohio State. But who landed the historic No. 1 ranking?
Receiver Isaiah Wright scored on a run and a kickoff return as Temple routed UConn 57-7 on Saturday and the Huskies finished the season with several records for defensive futility.
UConn's defense on Saturday earned an unwelcome distinction when it set FBS single-season records for points allowed (605) and yards allowed (7,409).
All the best rivalries have cool nicknames and trophies, so we made up some for the Bottom 10 -- except USC. USC doesn't have any trophies.
Holton Ahlers threw four touchdown passes and ran for another score on Saturday night as East Carolina scored the final 41 points to beat UConn 55-21.
You didn't see any drama in Week 11? Well, that's what you get for watching the Top 10 instead of the Bottom 10.
Ke'Mon Freeman and Xavier Jones each ran for more than 100 yards and combined for five touchdowns as SMU climbed within a win of bowl eligibility by outscoring UConn 62-50 on Saturday.
UTEP held off Rice in the Bottom 10 Pillow Fight of the Year, while the Big Three in Florida -- Gators, Hurricanes and Seminoles, oh my -- came up small.
Seth Boomer threw for four touchdowns and ran for a fifth as Tulsa ended its seven-game losing streak by pummeling UConn in an American Athletic Conference contest Saturday night.
A Connecticut Superior Court judge has ruled that UConn did not violate the state's ban on nepotism when it hired football coach Randy Edsall's son as an assistant coach. Without the ruling, Corey Edsall would have had to leave his job in January.
When UTEP and Rice take the field on Saturday, it's about more than a game. The top spot in the Bottom 10 will be on the line.
Marquis Young rushed for 148 yards including a fourth-quarter touchdown that gave UMass a 22-17 win over UConn on Saturday.
It was one for the Bottom 10 record books.