2018 Connecticut Huskies football team

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2018 Connecticut Huskies football
Connecticut Huskies wordmark.svg
Conference American Athletic Conference
Division East Division
2018 record 0–0 (0–0 The American)
Head coach Randy Edsall (2nd consecutive, 14th overall season)
Offensive coordinator John Dunn (1st season)
Defensive coordinator Billy Crocker (2nd season)
Home stadium Rentschler Field
(Capacity: 40,632)
Seasons
← 2017
2019 →
2018 American Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Cincinnati   0 0         0 0  
Connecticut   0 0         0 0  
East Carolina   0 0         0 0  
South Florida   0 0         0 0  
Temple   0 0         0 0  
UCF   0 0         0 0  
West Division
Houston   0 0         0 0  
Memphis   0 0         0 0  
Navy   0 0         0 0  
SMU   0 0         0 0  
Tulane   0 0         0 0  
Tulsa   0 0         0 0  
Championship: December 1, 2018
As of June 17, 2018; Rankings from AP Poll.

The 2018 Connecticut Huskies football team represents the University of Connecticut during the 2018 NCAA Division I FBS football season as a member of the East Division of the American Athletic Conference. They play their home games at Rentschler Field, they are led by head coach Randy Edsall in his second year of his second stint and 14th year overall.

Previous season[edit]

The Huskies finished the 2017 season 3–9, 2–6 in AAC play to finish in a three-way tie for fourth place in the East Division.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result
August 30 7:00 p.m. UCF ESPNU
September 8 10:15 p.m. at Boise State* ESPN2/ESPNU
September 15 12:00 p.m. Rhode Island*
  • Rentschler Field
  • East Hartford, CT (rivalry)
SNY/ESPN3
September 22 at Syracuse*
September 29 Cincinnati
  • Rentschler Field
  • East Hartford, CT
October 6 at Memphis
October 20 at South Florida
October 27 Massachusetts*
  • Rentschler Field
  • East Hartford, CT (rivalry)
November 3 at Tulsa
November 10 SMU
  • Rentschler Field
  • East Hartford, CT
November 17 at East Carolina
November 24 Temple
  • Rentschler Field
  • East Hartford, CT
  • *Non-conference game
  • #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time
Schedule Source:[1]

Game summaries[edit]

UCF[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–3 2017 L, 24–49
UCF Knights at Connecticut Huskies  – Game summary
1 2 Total
Knights 0
Huskies 0

at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler FieldEast Hartford, Connecticut

  • Date: August 30, 2018
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. EST, Duration:
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  • TV: ESPNU
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at Boise State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2014 L, 21–38
Connecticut Huskies at Boise State Broncos  – Game summary
1 2 Total
Huskies 0
Broncos 0

at Albertsons StadiumBoise, Idaho

  • Date: September 8, 2018
  • Game time: 10:15 p.m. EST, Duration:
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Rhode Island[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
51–34–8 2009 W, 52–10
Rhode Island Rams at Connecticut Huskies  – Game summary
1 2 Total
Rams 0
Huskies 0

at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler FieldEast Hartford, Connecticut

  • Date: September 15, 2018
  • Game time: 12:00 p.m. EST, Duration:
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  • TV: SNY
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at Syracuse[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
6–4 2016 L, 24–31
Connecticut Huskies at Syracuse Orange  – Game summary
1 2 Total
Huskies 0
Orange 0

at Carrier DomeSyracuse, New York

  • Date: September 22, 2018
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Cincinnati[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
3–11 2017 L, 21–22
Cincinnati Bearcats at Connecticut Huskies  – Game summary
1 2 Total
Bearcats 0
Huskies 0

at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler FieldEast Hartford, Connecticut

  • Date: September 29, 2018
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at Memphis[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
1–2 2017 L, 31–70
Connecticut Huskies at Memphis Tigers  – Game summary
1 2 Total
Huskies 0
Tigers 0

at Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, Tennessee

  • Date: October 6, 2018
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at South Florida[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
5–10 2017 L, 20–37
Connecticut Huskies at South Florida Bulls  – Game summary
1 2 Total
Huskies 0
Bulls 0

at Raymond James StadiumTampa, Florida

  • Date: October 20, 2018
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UMass[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
34–36–2 2012 W, 37–0
UMass Minutemen at Connecticut Huskies  – Game summary
1 2 Total
Minutemen 0
Huskies 0

at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler FieldEast Hartford, Connecticut

  • Date: October 27, 2018
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at Tulsa[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2017 W, 20–14
Connecticut Huskies at Tulsa Golden Hurricane  – Game summary
1 2 Total
Huskies 0
Golden Hurricane 0

at Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman StadiumTulsa, Oklahoma

  • Date: November 3, 2018
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SMU[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
0–4 2017 L, 28–49
SMU Mustangs at Connecticut Huskies  – Game summary
1 2 Total
Mustangs 0
Huskies 0

at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler FieldEast Hartford, Connecticut

  • Date: November 10, 2018
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at East Carolina[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
1–3 2017 L, 38–41
Connecticut Huskies at East Carolina Pirates  – Game summary
1 2 Total
Huskies 0
Pirates 0

at Dowdy–Ficklen StadiumGreenville, North Carolina

  • Date: November 17, 2018
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  • Referee: • Umpire: • Linesman: • Line Judge: • Back Judge: • Field Judge: • Side Judge: • Center Judge:
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Temple[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
6–12 2017 L, 24–28
Temple Owls at Connecticut Huskies  – Game summary
1 2 Total
Owls 0
Huskies 0

at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler FieldEast Hartford, Connecticut

  • Date: November 24, 2018
  • Game time: EST, Duration:
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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2018 Connecticut Huskies Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved April 12, 2018.