Connecticut Rumors & News

  • RB Josh Marriner Leaving UConn Football Program

    Hartford Courant "UConn running back Josh Marriner has decided to leave the football program. Marriner, who has two years of eligibility remaining, intends to run outdoor track for the Huskies this spring. He set numerous rushing records in high school, but rushed for only 141 yards and a touchdown on 53..." February 16

  • Warde Manuel to become AD for Michigan Wolverines

    ESPN "UConn athletic director Warde Manuel is expected to accept the same post at Michigan, his alma mater, sources confirmed to ESPN's Andy Katz on Wednesday. Anorther source told Katz that an official announcement was expected Thursday. Manuel, who has been the athletic director at UConn since..." January 27

  • UConn backup QB Tim Boyle to transfer

    Hartford Courant "UConn junior quarterback and Xavier-Middletown grad Tim Boyle confirmed through text message Saturday he is indeed transferring. Also, Boyle texted that he was visiting Eastern Kentucky of the Ohio Valley Conference and a member of the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS, Division I-AA), but..." January 18

  • Terps football adds former Connecticut LB Jefferson Ashiru

    Washington Post "Former Connecticut linebacker Jefferson Ashiru has transferred to Maryland and will be immediately eligible to play next fall, the school announced Friday evening. A former three-star recruit out of Powder Springs, Ga., Ashiru has previous ties to Maryland Coach Randy Edsall, who recruited the..." June 15

  • Diaco: McQuillan Has Left UConn Football Team

    Hartford Courant "Sean McQuillan is no longer a member of the UConn football program, head coach Bob Diaco told reporters Friday. Diaco made the announcement before the second annual Women's 101 Football Clinic. Diaco said earlier this week, McQuillan, a Glastonbury native who attended Avon Old Farms, was in..." June 15

  • Police: UConn Football Player Charged With Assault

    Hartford Courant "A University of Connecticut football player faces an assault charge after an off-campus fight with his roommate, authorities said. Sean William McQuillan, a 22-year-old senior tight end, was charged Friday with second-degree assault and disorderly conduct, according to the UConn police. He..." April 22

  • LB E.J. Levenberry transfers to UConn; WR Adonis Jennings transfers to Temple

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Two former four-star recruits – linebacker E.J. Levenberry and wide receiver Adonis Jennings – have found new homes in the AAC via transfer. Levenberry, who was the 110th-best recruit in the country in the 2013 class, is heading to UConn after transferring out of Florida State in January...." March 16

  • UConn Picks New Offensive Coordinator

    Hartford Courant "Frank Verducci and his 31 years of coaching experience are set to become the new offensive coordinator at UConn. He’ll coach the Huskies running backs as part of a complete shakeup on the offensive side which we’ll get to momentarily. Verducci, the tight ends and offensive tackles coach at..." February 09

  • UConn's Starting Quarterback Retires Due To Concussions

    Deadspin "Casey Cochran, the UConn quarterback who won the starting job—and our hearts—before the college football season, has stepped away from the game due to concussions. UConn released a statement on Cochran's retirement today, saying that the redshirt sophomore would stop playing football and..." September 09

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • UConn's leading rusher no longer part of the team

    CBS Sports "The UConn Huskies head into 2014 looking to bounce back from a 3-9 season, but they'll have to do so without their leading rusher. The school announced Wednesday that running back Lyle McCombs was no longer a part of the football team. That's a big blow to the UConn offense, as McCombs was the..." June 04

  • Transferring UConn receiver headed back to BC?

    College Football Talk "Prior to the start of the 2011 season, Shakim Phillips decided to transfer out of the Boston College football program and ultimately landed at UConn. Nearly three years later, the wide receiver’s playing career may be coming full circle. Earlier this afternoon, first-year UConn head coach Bob..." April 24

  • Neck injury forces UConn safety to retire

    College Football Talk "Spring practices will get underway in Storrs, Connecticut on Monday. The start of a new season technically begins at this time. Sadly, this year’s spring practices will mark the official end of one player’s career. A neck injury suffered last season will force three-year starting safety Ty-Meer..." March 08

  • Illini announce home-and-home series with UConn

    Chicago Tribune "Illinois and Connecticut finalized a home-and-home football series for 2019 and 2020, the schools announced Tuesday. In their first-ever meeting, the Illini will travel to Storrs, Conn., for a Sept. 7, 2019 game. The Huskies will head to Champaign on Sept. 12, 2020. The Big Ten begins in..." February 12