With a change in the offensive system at North Carolina State, Bryant Shirreffs wanted a change in scenery. He ultimately decided on playing for Bob Diaco and the new look UConn Huskies football team.

But due to NCAA transfer rules, Shirreffs can’t play for the Huskies in 2014. Instead, he’ll spend the season learning the playbook and running the scout and look teams in practice.

Watch below as Diaco and Shirreffs talk about what lies ahead in 2014.