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TheRoundUp 9/21: Huskies look for payback against Western Michigan

Marilyn Indahl-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

UConn Football Notebook: Wreh-Wilson To Play Saturday - Hartford Courant
"Blidi has worked and practiced [this week]," UConn coach Paul Pasqualoni said on a conference call Thursday. "I would say he's probable."

WMU set for rematch | Battle Creek Enquirer |
"Our offense is going to have our work cut out for us," WMU head coach Bill Cubit said at Tuesday’s press luncheon. "Last year I know we had a tough time running the ball against them. We threw pretty well, but that’s not really our strength this year, so we’re going to have to find a way and move the football and don’t put our defense in a tough spot. Because offensively, they’re efficient. They do what they need to do and they get the job done."

UConn At Western Michigan: Western Michigan's Alex Carder Ready To Face UConn Saturday -
Carder passed for 479 yards and five touchdowns, including a 41-yard scoring strike with 1:35 left to secure a 38-31 win on Oct. 1, 2011. On that day, Carder looked like a player marching toward the NFL.

College football: Yawin Smallwood playing big for UConn - Worcester Telegram & Gazette -
"Yawin is getting better each week," UConn coach Paul Pasqualoni said after the Maryland game. "I think Yawin would be the first one to tell you that he’s getting help from the team defense, but Yawin’s doing his part. He’s a sophomore and he’s developing into a Division 1 linebacker."

Jeff Jacobs column: UConn At Fenway Would Be A Smart Move -
In the past, I was against moving games away from Rentschler. The seismic shift in college athletics has changed my mind. With the elimination of automatic BCS bids, the mountain no longer will come to the Big East. And with the Big East scraping to remain relevant, even the possibility that Boise State might come to Rentschler once a decade, it's even more incumbent that UConn go to the mountain.

Western Michigan at a glance - Connecticut Post
DID YOU KNOW?: Western Michigan defensive coordinator Rich Nagy is a native of Fairfield and the younger brother of Charles Nagy, who pitched for UConn, spent 14 season in the major leagues with the Cleveland Indians and San Diego Padres, and is now the pitching coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Volleyball Hosts Villanova Friday; Georgetown Sunday - UCONNHUSKIES.COM - The Official Website of the University of Connecticut Huskies
UConn volleyball opens BIG EAST play at home against Villanova and Georgetown this weekend with a Friday night match-up against the Wildcats at 7:00 pm followed by a 2:00 pm matinee against the Hoyas on Sunday.