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TheRoundUp 9/6: Week two of the Pasqualoni era is underway

Final: UConn 35, Fordham 3 - College Football Nation Blog - ESPN
It makes sense for all three to have gotten game time when you consider the opponent. UConn could afford to play all three, to get them each acclimated to game situations. This will help better determine who will be the leader at quarterback moving forward. But at the same time, it was hard for the offense to get into much of a rhythm. Coach Paul Pasqualoni wants to see them play at a faster tempo, but that might be hard with no set starter there.

Overall, Pasqualoni Pleased With UConn Opener -
"One of the things that we have to do a little bit better is getting people out of the huddle faster and getting to the line of scrimmage a little bit faster," Pasqualoni said. "We weren't bad on the play clock. I think the play clock was OK, but I'm used to just a little bit faster tempo and we're going to work hard with those quarterbacks and the entire offensive unit to try to keep the tempo up a little bit."

At QB, Everyone gets in on the act -
"Johnny played a great game today," Nebrich said. "I think he separated himself a little bit from everybody. But I'm still going to go out every practice and push myself, which also will make Johnny better. I'm going to keep practicing like the competition is still open."

UConn's Lyle McCombs out to prove he's no fluke after huge opening game - Houston Chronicle
Of course, there’s a reason McCombs is at UConn, and a starter, no less. The smallest player on the field was also the most dangerous on Saturday, when the Huskies opened the season with a 35-3 win over Fordham at Rentschler Field.

UConn Notebook: Records Secondary to Pasqualoni -
"It means more to me to be here at the University of Connecticut," Pasqualoni said after a 35-3 win over Fordham on Saturday. "I grew up here. I think it's well documented I was a high school coach here, feel that I'm a Connecticut guy. … To represent the high school coaches here, to represent the state of Connecticut at our flagship institution is really what means a lot. That's really it. For me, this is the spot I want to be in. There's no place I'd rather be than here in Connecticut."

UConn men improve to 3-0 - Hartford Huskies |
The Uconn Huskies, led by Mamadou Doudou Diouf, beat the visiting California Golden Bears 4-1, in Storrs Sunday afternoon.

ACC commisioner refutes rumors of expansion, interest in Texas - NCAA Football - Sporting News
ACC commissioner John Swofford has quashed reports stating Texas, Syracuse, UConn and Rutgers were heading to the Atlantic Coastal Conference.

Five for the Weekend: Did UConn's Bradley take one for team? - NCAA Division I Mens Basketball -
It's unbelievable, really. So I don't know if Calhoun is a gangster or whatever hip term we like to use. But I know this: his program is stronger today than it was the day the NCAA launched its investigation, and that can't be the way the system is supposed to work.

Colts Release Former UConn Star QB Dan Orlovsky - Hartford Courant
The Indianpolis Colts opted for Curtis Painter over Dan Orlovsky as the third quarterback in their roster moves to reach Saturday's mandatory 53-player limit. They also released defensive tackle Tommie Harris, a four-time Pro Bowl player for Chicago.