Paw Prints Daily Roundup

It’s game day for the UConn Huskies football team and if you missed my Baylor Bears vs UConn Huskies preview, be sure to check it out.

If you’re heading the game tonight and can spare a few extra dollars, the UConn SAAC will be collecting financial donations for hurricane victims.

Last night on NESN’s SportsDesk, John Chandler did a profile of UConn running back Donald Brown. The video is below.

video courtesy of NESN

Chip Malafronte of the New Haven Register has notes from Thursday’s teleconference that Andre Dixon and Lindsey Witten will play in the game tonight among other things.

The UConn Huskies are fine with not being ranked right now.

Baylor will be the fastest team the Huskies have played this year.

Baylor QB Robert Griffin is carving out his own niche.

Baylor is ready for a heavy dose of Donald Brown tonight.

Neill Ostrout of the Connecticut Post has a look at what to expect when both UConn and Baylor have the ball.

Some of the schools who recruited Donald Brown didn’t see him as a major college running back. Boy were they wrong.

Randy Edsall knew his defense was going to be strong this season.

This will be the first major test for the UConn defense tonight against Baylor.

Lawrence Wilson maintains a low profile for the Huskies.

Randy Edsall and the Huskies did their best to simulate the speed of Robert Griffin at practice this week.

Tonight’s game is an important one for the Huskies.

Tyler Lorenzen got back to the winning formula last week that made the Huskies successful last year.

Plenty of UConn fans were on hand yesterday when Ray Allen and the Boston Celtics NBA Championship Trophy stopped by the State Capitol Building in Hartford.

David Gillett has video of A.J. Price talking about getting ready for this season.