For the first time since the 2010 season, the UConn Huskies football team will be going to a bowl game. While it won’t be the Fiesta Bowl like the last time, it’s still a bowl game.
The UConn football team will learn their destination most likely next weekend. But in the meantime, there’s just as an important piece as getting to a bowl game, extra practices.
With a young team, just 14 seniors, extra practices are beneficial from a developmental stand point. And as UConn football head coach Bob Diaco pointed out in his press conference on Tuesday, it shortens the offseason.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7FIAjBh21aQ?rel=0]