UConn Football: This Weekend’s Unofficial Visitors, A Chat With Geno And More

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What’s goin on?

UConn vs. USF Saturday, noon Rentschler Field…

We’ll tag a list of visitors, all unofficial and most for the Class of 2015, at the end. First here’s a look at what we did this week.

Today’s story features a conversation with UConn womens’ basketball coach Geno Auriemma, an avid football fan, who believes the football team deserves more support, win lose or draw. It’s my understanding he’s always had strong feeling about the issue and now he’s gone on the record. Aside from this, football aside, he’s a great man to talk to. I tweeted earlier this week that he’s good for the head and he is. He’s really gifted that way.

Anyway, here’s today’s notebook leading with some thoughts from Geno

Here’s a nice story on the EBV program at UConn..

Here’s another with defensive line coach and defensive coordinator Hank Hughes who has been with three different head coaches in his 13 seasons and in this tough situation his defense is going to have to come through

Courant columnist Jeff Jacobs wrote about freshman quarterback Tim Boyle and the confidence interim coach T.J. Weist says he has in him

Sign of the times: Weist wants everybody to be All In

– Saturday will also be Breast Cancer Awareness Day at the UConn football game vs. USF. The UConn team will be wearing pink armbands, socks with pink striping and will have a pink ribbon sticker on their helmets. Husky fans attending the game are encourage to wear pink clothing in their support of Breast Cancer Awareness.

Here’s a list of who is visiting this weekend. The visits are all unofficial. The only one visiting and coming in the 2014 class is committed recruit Jordan Fuchs, a tight end.from New York prepping at Milford Academy.. 

The following are in the Class of 2015…
Evan Adams,OT Norwalk, Nick Andreas, QB Danvers (High), MA; James Bartleson, DE Triton Regional, NJ; Jimmy Becker, OC, Colonia, NJ; Nick Bonnett, DT Don Bosco, NJ;  Kenny Carter, DT, Plainfield, NJ,  Daniel Clifford, OT, Hoboken, NJ; Julian Dunn, WR, Newtown, CT; Carl Garnes, CB, Camden Catholic, NJ; Mike Gies, WR, Hopewell Valley Central, NJ; Collin McAllister. DT, Chichester, PA; Alejandro Oregon, LB, Abraham Lincoln, NY; Dan Peltack, OT, Immaculata, NJ; Sam Pierce, DT, New Brunswick, NJ; Robert Rider, OG, Greencastle Antrim, PA; Cory Walsh, FB, Daniel Hand, CT; Drew Wiley, FS, Hopewell Valley Central, NJ.

 

 

 

 

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