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UConn redshirt junior TE Tyler Davis will transfer as a graduate.

Davis (6'4/243) is coming off a 2018 campaign in which he registered a 22-237-6 receiving line. The reception and yardage totals are not particularly noteworthy, but the redshirt junior did lead the Huskies in touchdown grabs. He will be eligible to play immediately in 2019 once he settles on his next collegiate stop.
Dec 1 - 12:40 PM

UConn redshirt senior QB David Pindell completed 12-of-23 passes for 89 yards with a touchdown and three interceptions and ran for 24 yards in a 57-7 loss to UConn on Saturday.

Oh, dear. Pindell (6'0/195) and the Huskies finish the season 1-11, with their only victory coming against Rhode Island. Pindell showed some ability to run the football -- and the atrocious defense didn't help things -- but it's fair to say he wasn't up to the task as a starting quarterback in the AAC this year. It's possible he could see a look in an NFL camp at a different position, however.
Nov 24 - 6:42 PM

UConn redshirt senior QB David Pindell completed 15-of-25 passes for 156 yards and three touchdowns with one interception in Saturday's 55-21 loss to East Carolina.

Pindell (6'0/195) wasn't able to get anything going with his legs, as he only managed three yards on 15 carries. When he's unable to pick yards on the ground, the Huskies' offense can be really, really bad. That was the case on Saturday. With all things considered, Pindell has played decently throughout the season despite UConn sitting at 1-10. They will finish the season at home against Temple. That will be Pindell's last game of his career.
Nov 17 - 10:46 PM

Connecticut redshirt freshman RB Zavier Scott (knee) will miss the rest of the season.

Scott's surgery to repair his PCL and MCL will take place on Friday. He will also miss spring practices with the knee injury, per coach Randy Edsall. Scott hopes to return for preseason camp in August. Scott had 34 carries for 194 yards as the backup for starter Kevin Mensah this season. He's a weapon in the passing game, with 33 receptions for 228 yards.
Nov 13 - 1:52 PM

UConn redshirt senior QB David Pindell completed 25-of-38 passes for 215 yards with four touchdowns and one interception in Saturday's 62-50 loss to SMU.

Pindell also added 181 yards and two touchdowns on the ground. He had one of his best games of the season, but it was all for naught as UConn allowed 49 or more points for the eighth time this season. This was his sixth time eclipsing 100 rushing yards on the season and 10th touchdown on the ground. With little talent around him and the defense one of the worst in the NCAA, Pindell has outperformed expectations despite the team being 1-9 on the year. They take on a 2-6 East Carolina team next week.
Nov 10 - 5:51 PM

UConn sophomore RB Kevin Mensah rushed for 184 yards and one touchdown on 28 carries in Saturday's 62-50 loss to SMU.

This was Mensah's best game of the season, recording 40 more yards than his next best outing. His lone score in this game was from 19-yards out with 10:18 left in the fourth quarter to make it a one-score game. The Huskies plain-and-simple couldn't keep up with SMU and never led at any point in this one. Mensah will look to turn in another big performance against East Carolina next week.
Nov 10 - 5:36 PM

UConn redshirt senior QB David Pindell completed 14-of-28 passes for 232 yards with two touchdowns and one interception in Saturday's 49-19 loss to Tulsa.

Pindell (6'0/195), as he always does, was a big contributor on the ground. The redshirt senior rushed for 150 yards on his 23 rush attempts (6.5 YPC), which brings his season rushing yardage total 926 yards. Without a lot of surrounding talent, it's quite impressive that Pindell is able to consistently pick up big time yardage, but a lot of that can be explained by garbage time. The Huskies (1-8) will host SMU next week.
Nov 3 - 11:28 PM

The state of Connecticut ruled that UConn HC Randy Edsall did not violate state nepotism laws when he hired Corey Edsall to serve as tight ends coach.

Essentially, the question here came down to timing. Edsall was announced as head coach (for a second time) at the university on Dec. 28, 2015, but did not officially become a state employee until signing his contract on Jan. 3. He helped negotiate his son's addition to the staff after the announcement of his hiring but before he had actually signed. Nepotism laws exist to prevent state employees from taking advantage of their positions with favors to family members.
Nov 2 - 3:14 PM

UConn sophomore RB Kevin Mensah rushed for 82 yards and one touchdown on 21 carries in Saturday's 22-17 loss to UMass.

Mensah and quarterback David Pindell combined to run the ball 42 times, while the Huskies attempted just six passes for 15 yards and one interception. It's tough to have a quality offense being that one dimensional, especially when the dimension is rushing, so expect the Huskies (1-7) to continue to struggle. Mensah has double digit carries in every game this season, and he has back-to-back games with at least 80 yards and a touchdown.
Oct 27 - 4:42 PM

UConn redshirt senior QB David Pindell rushed for 120 yards and one touchdown on 21 carries in Saturday's 22-17 loss to UMass.

Pindell (6'0/195) and the Huskies threw the ball just six times today. That's right. Six times. In 2018. On those six pass attempts, Pindell managed 15 yards, which is just the 80th time a FBS team had 15 yards or less since 2000. Anyways, UConn had a 17-9 lead early in the fourth quarter, but two late UMass scores sent the Huskies to a 1-7 record. With Pindell as the quarterback, the Huskies will be completely one dimensional and will have a tough time winning any games. UConn will try to get things going in the right direction against Tulsa.
Oct 27 - 4:33 PM

UConn sophomore RB Kevin Mensah rushed for 120 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries in Saturday's 38-30 loss to USF.

The 120 rushing yards were the second-most of his young career. With quarterback David Pindell rushing well -- Pindell rushed for 197 yards and two touchdowns tonight -- things have been easier for Mensah. The two of them will continue to be the backbone of the UConn offense when they take on UMass next Saturday.
Oct 20 - 11:12 PM

UConn redshirt senior QB David Pindell rushed for 197 yards and two touchdowns on 28 carries in Saturday's 38-30 loss to USF.

Pindell (6'0/195) had a huge game as a runner, but he only completed 10-of-21 passes for 133 yards with one interception as a passer. The 197 rushing yards and 28 carries were both career highs by a wide margin, but it still wasn't enough for the Huskies to walk away with a win since he snapped his nine-game streak with at least one passing touchdown. There isn't a lot of talent on this team, so Pindell will have to have a good game to beat UMass next Saturday morning.
Oct 20 - 11:00 PM

UConn redshirt junior LB Eli Thomas remains hospitalized but is in stable condition following the stroke he suffered on Oct. 10.

Thomas suffered the stroke before a morning weightlifting session. He's making "good progress," according to the team. Thomas, who missed the 2017 campaign while rehabbing a torn ACL, transferred to UConn from Lackawanna College. "Thank you for all your love and well wishes for Eli," Thomas' mother, Mary Beth Turner, said in a statement. "To say we are stunned by this turn of events is an understatement! A strong, healthy, 22-year-old man having a stroke is not anything we anticipated. However, Eli will fight back as he has with every challenge that has come his way with 'Eli Style.'"
Source: ESPN
Oct 15 - 12:52 PM

UConn redshirt junior LB Eli Thomas has been hospitalized for treatment of an undisclosed ailment.

The Huskies announced on Wednesday evening that Thomas had been hospitalized and was in stable condition. No further details have been released beyond that, though it should be noted that the 6-foot-1, 220-pound redshirt junior did sustain a neck injury against Syracuse back in Week 4, with that injury sidelining him for each of the past two games. Whether that previous issue is in any way related to Thomas' hospitalization is not currently known. He missed the entirety of the 2017 campaign while rehabbing a torn ACL, too, so it's not exactly been the smoothest of roads for Thomas on the health front. He's undergone three knee surgeries in total.
Oct 12 - 1:17 PM

UConn is allowing 53.7 points per game, which is the most in college football.

UConn is very much in a transitional phase right now, but this is getting out of hand. They are now allowing 5.2 more points than any other team after allowing 55 points to Memphis on Saturday. The Huskies have only "held" one team (Cincy) to less than 50 points this season... and they scored 49. UConn will get a USF team that has been rolling recently -- the Bulls just dropped 58 points on UMass -- on October 20th after this week's bye.
Oct 7 - 1:46 PM


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