TheRoundUp 9/12: UConn has a quarterback, but only if having three quarterbacks counts as having 'a quarterback'

Pasqualoni needs to find his starting QB quick to help McCombs after 24-21 loss to Vanderbilt - The Washington Post
The problem for UConn was that the Huskies gave up five sacks of their own, and Johnny McEntee was intercepted three times and lost a fumble.

What we learned - Big East Blog - ESPN
UConn has QB issues. That may have been obvious going into the game, considering the Huskies planned on playing three quarterbacks. But it is even more glaring now that they had such an anemic performance in the pass game in a 24-21 loss to Vanderbilt. Johnny McEntee ended up playing a majority of the game, throwing three interceptions and losing a fumble. He had for just 99 yards passing in the entire game. Coach Paul Pasqualoni said he stuck with McEntee for continuity, but there was no offense. The Huskies failed to score a touchdown on offense. In fact, UConn the last time the Huskies scored an offensive touchdown against an FBS opponent was in the fourth quarter against Cincinnati on Nov. 27, 2010.

Turnovers fuel Vanderbilt's 2-0 turnaround | The Tennessean | tennessean.com
Vanderbilt created four turnovers while getting a resurgent defensive effort in its 24-21 win over Connecticut on Saturday and is on pace for 35 takeaways this season, after generating just 15 last season.

Young Players Stepping Up For UConn's Defense - Courant.com
Moore promised improvement from Saturday's loss. "It came down to what we wanted it to – the fourth quarter. We brought the game down to the fourth quarter. We just left plays on the field and come next week we can't do that. We have to look at the film and get it corrected ASAP."

Power rankings - Big East Blog - ESPN
5. UConn (1-1).The Huskies have no offense to speak of, but their defense can be dominating and that is why they are here. Of the four teams that lost, they came the closest to winning. They probably should have beaten Vanderbilt, even without an offensive touchdown. UConn really needs to figure out what to do at quarterback.

Jeff Jacobs: Who's Culpable In The Great UConn Scholarship Switch? - Hartford Courant
My argument on this issue is not with UConn. It's with the NCAA. UConn did not beat the system. UConn played within the system. UConn did not find a loophole. UConn drove through a gaping hole that's there for everyone. The proposal to change the current scholarship rule from one-year renewable to a full four years, something that might have prevented this move, has been on the table for some time. In fact, it was discussed at the NCAA presidents' retreat.

Regional Digest: No. 3 UConn Men Beat SMU, Now 5-0 - Hartford Courant
Max Wasserman scored the game's only goal and freshman Andre Blake needed to make just one save as No. 3 UConn (5-0) defeated Southern Methodist 1-0 Sunday in the Hurricane Classic men's soccer tournament in Tulsa, Okla. … Senior defender Jorge Rodriguez scored his first career goal in the 28th minute, but Cambell (3-0-1) rallied with three consecutive goals in a 3-2 victory over Hartford in the Courtyard by Marriott Classic at UNC-Wilmington. Rohan Roye scored on a penalty kick in the 67th minute for the Hawks (1-4).

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