UConn Football Coach Diaco From Husky Day At Capitol: “Excellence Abounds”

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This comes courtesy of our Matt McDonough who was there for Husky Day at the Capitol

Thanks Matt….

“At the end of the day, you start to research, I was sandwiched between the speakers,  you have these representatives working on jobs for combat veterans, $247 million tax cut initiative, cutting gas fuel costs, cooperative city to city to reduce housing. [Assistant deputy speaker] Ms. [Mary] Fritz has been an elected official for 32 years. So then I go up and I’m standing between three national champions. So there’s excellence abound. Everywhere you turn. There’s excellence out in front, there’s excellence behind. So there’s this spectacular government and state piece that’s doing awesome work and there’s this great university that’s doing awesome work. Like I said, the bar has been set. The bar’s been set by this great place and this university and we’ve got to get the football team up to that level. We’ve got to get to that level and exceed expectations. And you don’t need to look far to see the excellence.”

Diaco on state spirit: “The people of the state are rabid fans of the university. There’s great support. They continue to come. They’re buying season tickets. Like we said, it’s going to be a hard ticket to get, so come on out, get your tickets, it’s going to be a great show. We’re going to give you stuff to cheer about. The team’s going to play hard. There’s going to be great excitement, and everywhere I go, there’s been great spirit with the people of this state.”


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