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UConn Football On AAC All-Academic Team

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What’s goin on?

Congratulations to the UConn 15 who made the list released by the American Athletic Conference Tuesday….

UCONN (15) Pos Cl Hometown Major
Jimmy Bennett OT Sr. Alexandria, Va. Economics, Political Science and   Accounting
Kyle Bockeloh C Fr. Houston, Texas Accounting
Jeremy Claflin S So. West Hartford, Conn. Accounting
Casey Cochran QB Fr. Monroe, Conn. Communications
Steve Greene OG Sr. Edensburg, Pa. Sport Management and Political   Science
Byron Jones CB Jr. New Britain, Conn. Political Science and Economics
Andrea Knappe DL Fr. Silkeborg, Denmark Communications
Ellis Marder CB Fr. Windermere, Fla. Political Science
Sean Marinan DE Fr. Higganum, Conn. Management Information System
Scott McCummings QB Jr. Natick, Mass. Business
Obi Melinfonwu S Fr. South Grafton, Mass. Exploratory Studies
Adam Mueller LS Jr. Park Ridge, Ill. Communications
Zach Rugg OG Fr. Windber, Pa. History
Tony Tully WR So. East Sandwich, Mass. Exploratory Studies
Justin Wain P Fr. Wilmington, Mass. Exploratory Studies
         

Follow Us Here For American Athletic Conference Media Day News Today

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Follow us here and on twitter for updates from American Athletic Conference football media day today in Newport, R.I.

I think half of our staff is up here including columnist Jeff Jacobs, Paul Doyle, Mike Anthony, Nick Greene, the McDonough twins Colin and Matt along with yours truly…

OL Steve Greene, CB Byron Jones along with quarterback Chandler Whitmer and head coach Paul Pasqualoni are here repping UConn which was picked seventh in the league’s first preseason media poll.

Not surprisingly, Louisville led by quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, was picked to the win the league coming off a BCS, Sugar Bowl game win over Florida and plenty of stars returning.

American Conference: Transactions Line

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TRANSACTION LINE
American Athletic Conference….

Promoted Tom Odjakjian to senior associate commissioner for broadcasting and digital content; promoted Mark Hodgkin to senior director of digital media; promoted Michael Costa to director of football and video administration; promoted Lois DeBlois to executive assistant for administration; named John Larson chief financial officer; named Michael Coyne assistant director of broadcast scheduling; named Catherine Carmignani branding and event coordinator; named Jamie Corun digital communications coordinator.

American Athletic Conference Strides Into Future

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From The American…

May 22, 2013

For Immediate Release

American Athletic Conference Strides Confidently Into The Future

PONTE VEDRA, Fla. — In its first full meeting as the American Athletic Conference, the league made important strategic decisions and addressed many pertinent issues as its membership moves forward together in the reinvented Conference.

The Conference’s Presidents, Athletic Directors, Senior Woman Administrators, Head Football Coaches and Head Men’s and Women’s Basketball Coaches participated in the meetings.

“I am pleased and proud to be a part of a group that is dedicated, optimistic and effective,” said Commissioner Michael Aresco. “We have accomplished a great deal and are moving ahead with great confidence. We have a strong new name that has been well-received. Our soon-to-be-released new logo will support our new name. The American is going to be a prominent force in college athletics.” Continue reading