Connecticut Huskies (1-1, 0-0 BIG EAST) vs. Maryland Terrapins (2-0, 0-0 ACC) Game 3 • Saturday, Sep. 15, 2012 • 12:30 PM College Park, Md. - Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium (54,000) SNY • UConn IMG Sports Radio Network The Coaches connecticut head coach paul pasqualoni UConn head coach Paul Pasqualoni made his Husky coaching debut a successful one on Sept. 3, 2011 as the Huskies topped Fordham of the FCS. The Cheshire, Conn. native was named the 28th head football coach in UConn history on January 14, 2011. Pasqualoni is the all-time winningest coach in BIG EAST Conference league wins with 65 and overall wins with 113. He is just one of two league coaches in history to win four BIG EAST Championships. His overall college coaching record stands at 147-83-1 (34-17 at WCSU, 107-59-1 at Syracuse and 6-8 at UConn). Pasqualoni has had a highly-successful career on all levels of football -- professional, college and high school. He was the head coach at Western Connecticut from 1982-86 and led the team to the NCAA Division II playoffs in 1985. He had an extremely successful tenure as the head coach at Syracuse from 1991-2004. Pasqualoni led the Orange to 107 wins, four BIG EAST titles and a 6-3 postseason record. Among his bowl appearances at Syracuse were two Fiesta Bowls (1992 and ‘97) and an Orange Bowl (‘98). For the previous five seasons, Pasqualoni has served on NFL staffs -- with Dallas in 2006-07 and ‘10 and with Miami in 2008-09. His first coaching job was an assistant coach at Cheshire HS from 1972-75. He is a 1972 Penn State graduate. Maryland Head Coach Randy Edsall Randy Edsall is in his second year as the head coach at Maryland and has a 4-10 record at the school. He was the head coach at Connecticut from 1999-2010 with a 74-70 record and set school records for most career games coached and victories. Edsall oversaw Connecticut transition from NCAA Division I-AA to the FBS. He led Connecticut to a pair of BIG EAST Championships in 2007 and 2011 and to its firstever BCS Bowl Appearance following the 2011 season. He took Connecticut to a total of five bowl games. Immediately prior to becoming UConn’s head coach in 1998, Edsall served as defensive coordinator at Georgia Tech in 1998. Edsall began his coaching career at his alma mater, Syracuse, from 1980-1990. 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 there through the 1997 season. Radio & TV Coverage television coverage Saturday’s game is being televised live by SNY through ACC Network. It will be seen live in Connecticut and regionally on SNY – the television home of UConn football and men’s and women’s basketball. Steve Martin is on play-by-play with Dave Archer on color, Mike Hogewood is the sideline reporter while Rob Reichley is the producer and Roy Alfers directs. The game will also be replayed on SNY in a condensed mode on the “Husky Power Hour” on Sunday, Sept. 16 at 9 a.m., on Monday, Sept. 17 at 8 a.m. (Connecticut only) and Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 12:00 p.m. (Connecticut only). The game will be replayed it is entirety on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 7:00 p.m., and on Monday, Sept. 17 at 10:30 a.m. and Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 12:00 p.m. (Connecticut only). radio coverage WTIC 1080-AM in Hartford serves as the flagship station for the UConn IMG Sports Network. WTIC is the state’s only 50,000 watt signal and can be heard in 23 states and parts of Canada. The 2012-13 year marks the 21st consecutive season that WTIC is the flagship for UConn sports. The 2012-13 football and men’s UConn Schedule/Results Date Opponent (TV) Score/Time 8/30 Massachusetts (SNY) W, 37-0 9/8 NC State (SNY) L, 7-10 9/15 at Maryland (SNY) 12:30 PM 9/22 at Western Michigan (ESPN3) 2:00 PM 9/29 Buffalo (SNY) 12:00 PM 10/6 at Rutgers* TBA 10/13 Temple* TBA 10/19 at Syracuse* (ESPN) 8:00 PM 11/3 at USF* TBA 11/9 Pittsburgh* (ESPN2) 8:00 PM 11/24 at Louisville* TBA 12/1 Cincinnati* (ABC/ESPN/ESPN2) TBA *Denotes BIG EAST Conference Game Maryland Schedule/Results Date Opponent (TV) Score/Time 9/1 William & Mary (ESPN3) W, 7-6 9/8 at Temple (ESPNU) W, 36-27 9/15 Connecticut (SNY) 12:30 pm 9/22 at West Virginia TBA 10/6 Wake Forest* TBA 10/13 at Virginia* TBA 10/20 North Carolina State* tba 10/27 at Boston College* TBA 11/3 Georgia Tech* tba 11/10 at Clemson* TBA 11/17 Florida State* TBA 11/24 at North Carolina* TBA *Denotes ACC Game Quick Hits • UConn’s defense is ranked third in the country in total and scoring defense and first in rushing defense. • After starting the year with two home games, UConn hits the road for the first time to play Maryland – its second-straight ACC opponent. • Connecticut faces a former UConn head coach (Randy Edsall) for the first of two games this year – vs. USF and Skip Holtz on Nov. 3. • UConn’s Paul Pasqualoni is BIG EAST career leader in overall wins and conference wins. • Through two games, Trevardo Williams leads the BIG EAST with 3.5 sacks.