Connecticut's ethics board has withdrawn its appeal of a court decision that allowed UConn football coach Randy Edsall to keep his son as an assistant coach.
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Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer
Usually the 40-yard dash grabs plenty of the attention at the NFL scouting combine, but Missouri wide receiver Emanuel Hall may have made some history Saturday. His standing broad jump was 11-feet, 9-inches. My personal charts go back to the '87 combine -- the first one in Indianapolis -- and I believe Hall's effort is the best-ever by a wide receiver and second-best overall behind Byron Jones' 12-3 in 2015. I have former Connecticut safety Obi Melifonwu at 11-8 in 2017 as the former No. 2.
- Appeal dropped in UConn's Edsall nepotism case
- Incoming UConn prez committed to football, AAC
- UConn names Tide analyst Spanos as DC
- Ex-Lions coach Forzano dies; gave Belichick start
The University of Connecticut's incoming president says he's committed to a major college football program and doesn't plan to move the school out of the American Athletic Conference.
Lou Spanos, who has coached in both college and the NFL, has been named the new defensive coordinator at UConn.
Rick Forzano coached the Lions from 1974 to 1976, compiling a 15-17 record, but his tenure in Detroit is better known for helping to start the career of New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick.
UConn has dismissed defensive coordinator Billy Crocker and defensive backs coach Curome Cox after the Huskies gave up a school-record 605 points and 7,409 yards in 2018.
No surprise here: Michigan earned the final No. 5 spot of the season after getting blown out by Ohio State. But who landed the historic No. 1 ranking?
UConn's defense on Saturday earned an unwelcome distinction when it set FBS single-season records for points allowed (605) and yards allowed (7,409).
All the best rivalries have cool nicknames and trophies, so we made up some for the Bottom 10 -- except USC. USC doesn't have any trophies.
You didn't see any drama in Week 11? Well, that's what you get for watching the Top 10 instead of the Bottom 10.
UTEP held off Rice in the Bottom 10 Pillow Fight of the Year, while the Big Three in Florida -- Gators, Hurricanes and Seminoles, oh my -- came up small.
A Connecticut Superior Court judge has ruled that UConn did not violate the state's ban on nepotism when it hired football coach Randy Edsall's son as an assistant coach. Without the ruling, Corey Edsall would have had to leave his job in January.
When UTEP and Rice take the field on Saturday, it's about more than a game. The top spot in the Bottom 10 will be on the line.
It was one for the Bottom 10 record books.
Georgia fans have been complaining about their team not getting enough national recognition, but after going from No. 2 overall to the Coveted Fifth Spot, they've earned the Bottom 10's respect.
UConn linebacker Eli Thomas remains hospitalized in stable condition after suffering a stroke Oct. 10, the team announced Monday.
Sometimes writers have to get creative when covering losing teams, which is why we're deferring to the experts this week.