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An Eagle Soaring through the Media
If you're a fan of college football and seeing our alumni make a name for themselves, you should enjoy the following excerpts from The Hartford Courant and ESPN.com
The excerpts feature a nod to a column in the UConn campus newspaper that was written in late September by Stratton Stave, a 2021 graduate of Eastchester High School. Stratton was a four-year writer and, in his Senior year at Eastchester High School, Editor-in-Chief of The Eaglet.
Having his work picked up by two major publications is a great achievement. If you like sports reporting, Stratton is the one to watch!
Below are the excerpts taken from Stratton's column:
The Hartford Courant
The next UConn head coach, if not an offensive mind or quarterback guru himself, should be willing to turn the keys over to a bold coordinator. Fans want to see offense and the chance to land a program-changing quarterback will depend on it. Shoutout here to Stratton Stave of the UConn Daily Campus who pushed Presbyterian College’s Kevin Kelley for the job. Long story short, Kelley, from an Arkansas prep school, using analytics as his guide, never punts and often employs on-side kicks and in his first two college games has put 152 points on the board, both wins. That’s a little radical for me, but out of the box is where UConn should be thinking.
After UConn and Randy Edsall parted ways, a columnist for The Daily Campus suggested the Huskies hire Presbyterian College head coach Kevin "Never Punt" Kelley, and with good reason. The PC Blue Hose were off to a 2-0 start, shattering FCS touchdown passing records and scoring 152 points in two weeks. But in their first game after that column was written, Kelley's team lost to the Campbell Fighting Camels 72-0. That's how bad UConn is: Even being loosely linked to the Huskies in a student newspaper is a curse. All Bottom 10 eyes are firmly pointed toward Oct. 9, when Connecticut takes a wagon ride to...
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