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Uneasy Lies The Head That Wears The Crown, Sure But, What If You’re Wearing Two Crowns?

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George DeLeone wears two crowns as UConn’s line coach and offensive coordinator.

The offense showed progress in the Pittsburgh win but it has been a rocky road for the unit, particularly the line, all season.

Head coach Paul Pasqualoni has already said he doesn’t think the two hats are too much DeLeone.

Here’s DeLeone’s thoughts. Continue reading

Part II: More From UConn Offensive Coordinator George DeLeone

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What’s goin on?

More from my interview Tuesday with UConn offensive coordinator George DeLeone. Here he talks about running the ball and diversity on first down against Maryland and beyond

“We have struggled running the ball. We made some progress against Maryland,” DeLeone said. “Our run consistency, which is the most important thing I care about – how many run attempts do you have that go over four yards – was were up around 49 percent and our goal is 40 something percent so we made some progress there.

“I think there was an emphasis to run the ball, allright, in this specific case. The other emphasis we have to understand is, we’ve got to put this team and our quarterback, which did not happen against N.C. State, in manageable third down situations. Continue reading