UConn is committed to football, according to UConn...and also the Governor of Connecticut
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It's been a tough week for UConn football.
On Saturday, UConn lost to UMass, and with it, their best chance at an FBS victory this season.
On Wednesday, The Athletic interviewed dozens of current football coaches, asking them what they thought the actual hardest jobs in the country were. The toughest job at the G5/Independent level? UConn, and it wasn't particularly close. From the story:
This mindset is not unique to this particular assistant coach. I've heard it from fans, from other reporters, even agents and industry professionals.
Is UConn actually committed to college football?
UConn AD David Benedict agreed, telling Yahoo:
So why the disconnect in the industry? Why would a sitting governor feel the need to defend the commitment to a school's college football program?
I called David Benedict to ask.
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