UConn Next for Notre Dame: Huskies Try to Deal Irish Fifth Loss

Posted by jeff kalafa on November-18-2009 Add Comments

The University of Connecticut's football team brings their 4-5 record  west to take on Notre Dame (6-4) on Saturday.  The Irish opened as a six-point favorite but the Huskies are confident and capable of dealing the Irish their fifth defeat of the season.

No team has had to deal with more adversity this year, on and off the field, than UConn.  When defensive back Jasper Howard was murdered on Oct. 18, the Huskies could have fallen apart.  With the leadership of coach Randy Edsall, the team stuck together and dedicated the rest of the season to their fallen star.

Nothing can compare with the loss of Howard, but this year's Huskies have had more of their share of heartbreaks on the field.  The five UConn loses, all to t...

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