Huskies are surprise in Big East, national title races
Updated: October 30, 2007, 6:15 PM ETBy Joe Starkey | Special to ESPN.com
The University of Connecticut fielded its first football team in 1896, right around the time Joe Paterno applied for the Penn State coaching job.A little more than 11 decades later, people are beginning to notice. The New York Times featured UConn football in Monday's editions, under the headline, "Fast-rising Connecticut Has the Inside Track to the Big East Title." It was not a misprint. And we're not talking about basketball. The Huskies, who ...
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