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  1. Plenty of coaching continuity at UConn

    Ted Miller

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- One potential reason for Connecticut's rapid rise from I-AA to BCS bowl team is coaching continuity. Head coach Randy Edsall has been atop the program for 12 seasons and four assistants have been with him for at least 10 years. T...

    Blog | December 30, 2010
  2. Robbie Frey adds to UConn backfield stable

    Brian Bennett

    Doesn't it seem like UConn always has a star tailback waiting in the wings? From Donald Brown to Andre Dixon to Jordan Todman, the Huskies have had a wealth of excellent running backs come through Storrs in recent years. And one guy who's patientl...

    Blog | September 15, 2010
  3. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    The Big East will explore setting up its own TV monster akin to the Big Ten Network, Mitch Vingle writes in the Charleston Gazette. Greg Paulus will get a tryout with the New Orleans Saints. Think Doug Marrone's connections there paid off? Reed W...

    Blog | May 07, 2010
  4. Biggest shoes to fill in the Big East

    Brian Bennett

    A year ago at this time, the Big East was dealing with the loss of a plethora of stars, including some of the best players in league history. Guys like Pat White, Donald Brown, Kenny Britt, LeSean McCoy and Scott McKillop seemed difficult, if not imp...

    Blog | February 08, 2010
  5. NFL playoff weekend full of Big East products

    Brian Bennett

    The NFL divisional playoff round is one of the best weekends of the year for football fans. And the Big East will be well-represented in key roles. The league's influence could be felt last week. Baltimore's Ray Rice -- a Rutgers product -- ran fo...

    Blog | January 15, 2010
  6. Graham coming on strong for Pitt

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by ESPN.com's Brian Bennett I wrote earlier today about how Connecticut has overcome the loss of Donald Brown with the 1-2 punch of Andre Dixon and Jordan Todman. UConn's opponent this week may be close to doing the same thing. Pittsburg...

    Blog | October 07, 2009
  7. UConn running tradition alive and well with Dixon, Todman

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by ESPN.com's Brian Bennett Nobody had a better season last year than Connecticut's Donald Brown. The Big East's offensive player of the year led the nation in rushing with more than 2,000 yards and parlayed that into becoming a first-round...

    Blog | October 07, 2009
  8. UNC leery of Connecticut's ability to run

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by ESPN.com's Heather Dinich UNC coach Butch Davis isn't underestimating UConn's running game just because the Huskies lost leading rusher and first-round NFL draft pick Donald Brown, who had 2,083 yards last year. In fact, he might be g...

    Blog | September 10, 2009
  9. Todman looking to be next great UConn back

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by ESPN.com's Brian Bennett Jordan Todman is not Donald Brown. Let's just go ahead and get that out of the way. Anyone who expects Todman to replicate Brown's amazing 2008 season for Connecticut is placing undue expectations on the...

    Blog | August 20, 2009
  10. Three from Big East on Doak Walker list

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by ESPN.com's Brian Bennett The Doak Walker Award committee messed up big time last season by not making Donald Brown, who was only the nation's leading rusher and an eventual first-round NFL draft pick, a finalist for the honor. Maybe...

    Blog | August 04, 2009
  11. Big East and the NFL draft: Historic day for three schools

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by ESPN.com's Brian Bennett Twenty-seven Big East products had their name called over the weekend in the NFL draft. Three league schools had their best drafts ever. Cincinnati had six players taken, the most of any Big East team and the ...

    Blog | April 27, 2009
  12. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by ESPN.com's Brian Bennett * Doug Marrone is trying to bring Syracuse back to prominence, but Saturday's spring game shows a lot of work needs to be done, Mark Beech writes for Sports Illustrated. * Chris Gedney, a Syracus...

    Blog | April 22, 2009
  13. UNC's Draughn hoping for more carries in '09

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by ESPN.com's Heather Dinich North Carolina junior tailback Shaun Draughn wasn't shy about his goals for this fall. He told offensive coordinator John Shoop, "I want Donald Brown carries this year." (For ACC fans unfamiliar w...

    Blog | April 22, 2009
  14. UConn hopefuls show off at pro day

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by ESPN.com's Brian Bennett What kind of odds could you have gotten last summer on the following statement: Connecticut will have more players taken on Day 1 of the 2009 NFL draft than any other Big East school. As it stands now, with guys...

    Blog | March 26, 2009
  15. UConn's Dixon ready for last chance after lost year

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by ESPN.com's Brian Bennett Andre Dixon was thrilled to see his teammate and friend Donald Brown lead the nation in rushing last year. At the same time, Dixon couldn't resist thinking: that could have been me. "As a player, you kn...

    Blog | March 20, 2009
  16. SEC: Super Enviable Conference

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by ESPN.com's Heather Dinich Admit it. You look around and see the big, bad SEC playing its conference championship game while the ACC hands out free Super Bowl tickets hoping somebody, anybody besides me will come watch this rerun of last...

    Blog | March 17, 2009