STORRS, Conn. (WTNH) -- After an 0-4 start to the season, UConn has given the axe to head football coach Paul Pasqualoni. Offensive coordinator TJ Weist was announced as the interim head coach of the Huskies.
This weekends loss against Buffalo was the final straw. For the second time this season the Huskies lost to a team they were suppose to beat and that was the end of the line for the coach.
Pasqualoni won just 10 games and lost 18 in his two plus seasons in charge.
Heading into this season Pasqualoni was optimistic that the results on the field would get better.
This season came apart quickly for UConn.
They opened the season with an embarrassing loss to former UConn Assistant Coach Rob Ambrose and Towson University.
That was followed by a loss to former UConn Head Coach Randy Edsall and the Maryland Terrapins.
Two weeks ago the Huskies played their best game of the season, nearly pulling off an upset of then 15th ranked Michigan before a sellout crowd at Rentschler field.
Pasqualoni will receive his entire $750,000 salary for the remainder of this season.
Athletic Director Warde Manuel announced on Monday afternoon, that the interim coach was TJ Weist.
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