UC fires baseball coach Brian Cleary after 17 seasons at the helm
and the coming renovation of Nippert will show everyone the way to master that growth
Like every other season UConn will take the field in August with a strong defense and running game. But the question mark is also the same, can they get enough production out of the passing game.
At first blush the Temple Owls might look like the same team that flopped in their first season back in the Big East. But there is a difference this year, Temple has playmakers to build around. The same could not be said about them a year ago.
One of the most under utilized players for the Bearcats under Butch Jones and Mike Bajakian was Ralph David Abernathy IV. Will Eddie Gran and Darrin Hinshaw find a way to get the speedster more involved in the offense.
Tampa has been very, very kind to the Bearcats of late and UC will head down there once again for another barn burner.
The seat is slowly but surely heating up for Don Treadwell in Oxford. The Bearcats will travel to Oxford (Nippert West) to close out the month of September against a Miami team that could very well be in desperation mode.
For the 8th year in a row the Bearcats will take on an FCS foe. While this is definitely a buy game, there is some interesting subtext going on.
Tommy Tuberville didn't get the architecht, Jim Chaney, but he did pick up two disciples from Chaney's time with the Tennessee Vols
Tim Beckman is already nearing hot water after a dreadful 2-10 season in his debut. The Bearcats will travel to Illinois in the second week of the season to make sure he stays there.