Video: Becoming Bowl Eligible Important For UConn Football

At 5-5, the UConn Huskies football team has a chance to do something it hasn’t done since the 2010 season. And that’s become bowl eligible.

As UConn football coach Bob Diaco continues to build his program, getting bowl eligible can help the programs in many different ways.

With the last regular season game on November 28 at Temple, Diaco would be able to hold practices up until bowl bids are announced if the Huskies were bowl eligible. And if they made a bowl game, he would get another 15 practices as part of preparing for the game.

Extra practices like these would huge for a young team. And that’s not even mentioning recruiting.

Most importantly, it would be a great way to send the senior class off to the real world.

Watch and/or listen below as Diaco, Tommy Hopkins and Max DeLorenzo talk about what it means to become bowl eligible.