Fast facts

League: NCAA Football

Team: Huskies

Head Coach: Bob Diaco

Team Mascot: Jonathan the Husky

Year Opened: 2003

Capacity: 40642

City / State: Hartford / Connecticut

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

UConn vs UMass

Rival Team: UMass Minutemen

UConn and UMass having been battling on the gridiron since 1897 when the Minutemen shutout UConn 36-0. The rivalry was played every year from 1952 to 2000 when the Huskies moved up to Division 1-A. However, the rivalry will look to be reignited as the Minutemen moved up to the FBS in 2011. The two bitter rivals are scheduled to play a home and home in 2016 and 2017, so make sure to get your tickets when the Minutemen come to town.

Civil Conflict

Rival Team: UCF Knights

The rivalry between UConn and UCF is somewhat disputed. In June 2015 UConn announced the creation of a rivalry and rivalry trophy with UCF. However, UCF had no knowledge of the announcement leading to UCF head coach George O’Leary dismissing the rivalry. There is a lot of debate whether this is a rivalry or not, but UConn leads the all-time series 2-1 and has won the last two meetings.

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Fast facts

League: NCAA Football

Team: Huskies

Head Coach: Bob Diaco

Team Mascot: Jonathan the Husky

Year Opened: 2003

Capacity: 40642

City / State: Hartford / Connecticut