Pasqualoni Comes Home to Connecticut

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Paul Pasqualoni is a Connecticut native and, through his journeys as a coach, has always found a way to monitor the football pulse in his home state. That almost became mandatory when he was coaching at nearby Syracuse, and the University of Connecticut decided to upgrade its program from Football Championship Subdivision to Football Bowl Subdivision status.

On Thursday, UConn called Pasqualoni home again, this time for a much closer look at Huskies football.

Athletic director Jeff Hathaway formally introduced Pasqualoni as the new head coach at UConn on Friday, ending a whirlwind search that began Jan. 2 when Randy Edsall left for Maryland -- one day after coaching the Huskies against Oklahoma in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl.

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