Randy Edsall, who's in year three of his second stint as head coach, plans to go deep into his roster, starting with Thursday's regular-season opener against Wagner at Rentschler Field in East Hartford (7 p.m.).
UConn offensive coordinator Frank Giufre is still adjusting to his new coaching position. His previous experience — 11 seasons in college, six in the professional ranks — is primarily working with the offensive line.
One major question hanging over the 2019 UConn football team was answered on Tuesday morning when head coach Randy Edsall posted on Twitter that Mike Beaudry has been named the Huskies' starting quarterback.
During their undergraduate years, they witnessed the glory days of UConn athletics. The men's and women's basketball programs captured national championships, the football team won Big East in 2010 and played in the prestigious Fiesta Bowl.