EAST HARTFORD, Connecticut (Ticker) -- Cornell Brockington ran
for over 100 yards and two touchdowns to lead Connecticut to a
29-0 victory over Buffalo.
Brockington rushed for 136 yards on 25 carries and opened the
scoring with a seven-yard burst less than five minutes into the
UConn (6-4) dominated Buffalo (2-9) on both sides of the ball,
holding the Bulls to five first downs and only 96 total yards
while racking up 477 yards of offense.
The Huskies opened a 22-0 lead on Brockington's second TD run, a
43-yard scamper with just over two minutes left in the third
Dan Orlovsky, who completed 28-of-38 passes for 283 yards and no
interceptions in his final home game, connected with Brandon
McLean for a 33-yard scoring strike in the fourth quarter to cap
With the win, the Huskies become bowl eligible for the second
consecutive season. Last year as an independent the Huskies went
9-3 but with no conference affiliation to guarantee a bowl
game, stayed home for the postseason.
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Linebacker Myles Jack, who suffered a season-ending knee injury, said Thursday he decided to leave UCLA and enter the 2016 NFL draft because he wants to be compensated for his skills.
The tougher tests await down the road for No. 3 Baylor Bears, but coach Art Briles has seen enough of his Bears to know this is his best team.
A decision has been made that Randy Edsall will not be the football coach at Maryland next season, and discussions are taking place about how and when to separate, a source said Thursday night.
Florida State running back Mario Pender has been released from the hospital but could be given a medical redshirt if he cannot return to the field this season.
Tennessee chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek has issued a statement amid rumors that alleges coach Butch Jones fought and punched senior offensive lineman Mack Crowder during a fall practice session.
With the addition of a few tweaks, UConn football coach Bob Diaco is still planning to bring a rivalry trophy with him to Florida on Saturday when the Huskies play UCF.