During his press conference after practice on Monday, August 19, UConn Huskies football coach Bob Diaco named Casey Cochran as his starter.

Cochran beat out Chandler Whitmer and Tim Boyle for the starting nod. Whitmer will see game action according to Diaco.

Watch as Diaco explains the decision making process towards naming Cochran as the man to lead UConn in 2014.