First and foremost, you go to college to get an education. If you play sports, you’re still there for getting an education.
That is the priority.
But as a member of a collegiate sports team, you also have the chance to play for a championship, bowl game and/or individual awards depending on the sport.
The last time the UConn Huskies football team went to a bowl game was the 2011 Fiesta Bowl where they lost to Oklahoma. Since then, the UConn hasn’t had a winning record.
Under head coach Bob Diaco, the UConn football team has improved ten-fold and is on the cusp of becoming bowl eligible as they sit at 4-5. It won’t be easy though as two of the final three opponents are against teams ranked in the top 25 of the College Football Playoff poll (Houston and Temple).
A win this weekend over Tulane would get the UConn football team one win way.
After the game last week, Graham Stewart talked about the possibility of getting there as did Tommy Myers after this week’s press conference.
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It was a critical point in their game against the East Carolina Pirates. The UConn Huskies football team found themselves pinned deep in their zone after Nick Vitale muffed a point two times and Josh Marriner recovered it on their 10 yard line.
The UConn football team was leading at the time 17-6. A stop for ECU may have given them good field position.