UCONN (0-0, 0-0 BE) at MICHIGAN (0-0, 0-0 BT) GAME 1 w Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010 w 3:30 P.M. MICHIGAN STADIUM (109,901) ABC w WTIC-UCONN RADIO NETWORK UConn Schedule/Results Date Opponent(TV) Score/Time 9/4 at Michigan (ABC) 3:30 PM 9/11TEXASSOUTHERN(SNY) 12:00PM 9/18 at Temple (SNY) 12:00 PM 9/25 BUFFALO TBA 10/2 VANDERBILT TBA 10/8 at Rutgers* 7:30 PM 10/23 at Louisville* TBA 10/29 WESTVIRGINIA*(ESPN2) 8:00PM 11/11PITTSBURGH*(ESPN) 7:30PM 11/20 at Syracuse* TBA 11/27CINCINNATI* TBA 12/4 at USF* (ABC/ESPN/ESPN2) TBA * Denotes BIG EAST Conference game Michigan Schedule/Results Date Opponent Score/Time 9/4 UCONN(ABC) 3:30PM 9/11 at Notre Dame (NBC) 3:30 PM 9/18 UMASS(BTNet.) 12:00PM 9/25 BOWLINGGREEN TBA 10/2 at Indiana* TBA 10/9 MICHIGANSTATE* TBA 10/16 IOWA*(ABC) 3:30PM 10/30 at Penn State* (ABC/ESPN) 8:00 PM 11/6ILLINOIS* TBA 11/13 at Purdue* TBA 11/20WISCONSIN* TBA 11/27 at Ohio State* TBA * Denotes BIG TEN Conference game GAME STORYLINES w UConnbeginsits112thseasonofintercollegiatefootballanditsninthintheFBS andseventhintheBIGEAST. w UConnridesafour-gamewinningstreak into the season dating back to 2009 with wins over Notre Dame, Syracuse, USFand SouthCarolina. w It is anticipated that the UConn vs. Michigangamewilldrawthelargestcrowd inthehistoryofcollegefootball,whichcurrentlystandsat112,118. w UConn is 2-0 vs. the Big Ten with wins overIndianain2003and‘06. THE COACHES CONNECTICUTHEADCOACHRANDYEDSALL UConn Randy Edsall has tackled the challenge of bringing a former NCAA Division I-AA team up to par with the BIG EAST in a 10-year span head on, guiding the Huskies to the 2007 BIG EAST Championship, three bowl games in the past five years with two bowl wins. He is beginning his 12th season at UConn and hasledtheHuskiestowins in55oftheUConn’slast90gamesdating back to the ninth game of the 2002 season. Hehasa57-41(.582)markthroughthefirst98gamesofUConn’s tenureattheFBSlevel.His overall career mark at UConn stands at 66-65. Saturday’sgameagainstMichiganwillbethe132ndofhisUConncareer --themostofanycoachinUConnhistory.Hetoppedthemarkof121setby J.O.Christian(1934-49).His 66 career coaching wins at UConn is tied as the most in school history along with Christian. Immediately prior to becoming UConn’s head coach in 1998, Edsall served as defensive coordinator at Georgia Tech in 1998 under George O’Leary. Edsall began his coaching career at his alma mater, Syracuse, from 1980-1990, working under Frank Maloney and Dick MacPherson in a variety of capacities. Edsall moved on to Boston College where he coached defensive backs under Tom Coughlin from 1991-93 before following Coughlin to the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars, staying on the First Coast through the 1997 season. Edsall is a native of Glen Rock, Pa., and graduated from Susquehannock High School. He was inducted into the York Area Sports Hall of Fame. MICHIGANHEADCOACHRICHRODRIGUEZ RichRodriguezis entering his third season in charge of the Michigan program and is just the school’s 11th head coach since 1901. Prior to coming to Michigan, he was the head coach at West Virginia for seven years -- his alma mater. He had a 60-28 record at WVU and led the school to four BIG EAST titles and six consecutive bowl games. Before becoming the coach at WVU, he was the offensive coordinator and associate head coach at Clemson in 1999 and 2000. He was the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Tulane the two years before that. He was the head coach at Salem in 1988 and at Glenville State from 1990-96. Rodriguez was a three-year letterwinner at WVU as a defensive back. M RADIO & TV COVERAGE TELEVISIONCOVERAGE Saturday’s game will be televised live by ABC Sports and is one of three games in the time spot joined by Kentucky at Louisville and UCLA at Kansas State. Sean McDonough is on play-by-play while MattMillen is on color and HeatherCox is on sidelines. BoGarrett is the producer and MikeRoag is the director. RADIOCOVERAGE For the 19th consecutive season, WTIC1080-AM in Hartford serves as the flagship station for the UConn Radio Network. WTIC is the state’s only 50,000 watt signal and can be heard in 23 states and parts of Canada. Veteran UConn announcers Joe D’Ambrosio (play-by-play) and Wayne Norman (color commentary) return to call the action with KevinNathan on the sidelines and E.B.Davis on production. The UConn pregame show begins 90 minutes prior to kickoff, while home games, the UConn Tailgate Show will air two and a half hours prior to the game with Arnold Dean.