Winston will have plenty of company at the Heisman Trophy ceremony – though he’s not expected to have much competition.
Missouri’s perimeter triumvirate of Jordan Clarkson, Jabari Brown, and Earnest Ross wasn’t mentioned in the same breath at the start of the season with the back courts at UConn, Memphis, Louisville and Oklahoma State, but that will all change moving forward.
Geremy Davis caught a school record 15 balls for 207 yards and a touchdown, becoming UConn’s first 1,000-yard receiver since 1998.
The Irish will be making their fourth straight bowl appearance and will play an American Athletic Conference opponent.
UConn AD would not say whether interim coach T.J. Weist, who took over after the firing of Paul Pasqualoni, would get an interview.
The 19-year-old Heisman Trophy candidate was accused of raping a female student in December last year, but Meggs says there is not enough evidence for anyone to be charged in the case.
It was just the fourth victory for FDU against Seton Hall in 21 meetings, the last coming in 2006.
Fordham scored 20 points off turnovers, Levon Williams was involved in three, defeating Sacred Heart 37-27 in the first FCS playoff in the Bronx.
Connecticut beat Rutgers 28-17 on Saturday, in the final conference meeting between the two regional rivals.
Rutgers, which has lost two in a row, is looking for a sixth win that would make the Scarlet Knights (5-5, 2-4) bowl eligible.
I said after I saw UConn practice in October that Napier was the best guard in college basketball. And after the first few weeks of the season, it’s hard to waver from that proclamation.
The Syracuse Orange lost a 17-16 heartbreaker to Pitt on Saturday at the Carrier Dome.
The freshman trio of Andrew Wiggins, Wayne Selden, and Joel Embiid may spend a lot of time in bold print, but Perry Ellis will ultimately be Kansas’ anchor.
UConn won despite getting just 20 points from its bench, which came in averaging more than 36 points this season.
The Bearcats (8-2, 5-1 AAC) gained 619 yards in total offense, including 422 in the first half when they jumped to a 38-7 lead.