UConn scuffling against Buffalo

Whatever is ailing Connecticut apparently hasn't been cured yet.

The Huskies got off to a good start at home against Buffalo, taking a 14-0 lead in the first quarter. Jerome Junior returned an interception for a touchdown and D.J. Shoemate ran in for a score.

But the second quarter was all Bulls, and they tied the score at 14 just before the end of the half. Buffalo has almost twice as many yards as UConn, which is still struggling to get its offense going. Zach Frazer has been sacked a couple of times and threw his first interception of the season (probably crowning Zach Collaros our champion in the last interception pool). And Cody Endres came in for the final drive of the half, though it was just to take a knee on the last play. Very interesting.

Shoemate got the start for the injured Jordan Todman but hasn't been nearly as effective as the Big East's leading rusher. The USC transfer has the touchdown, but has just 28 yards on seven carries. There's been no sign of Robbie Frey. Linebacker Greg Lloyd also didn't start or play until well into the half.

It will be interesting to see if Randy Edsall makes any more changes at halftime, and what he does at quarterback. Something has to get UConn going.