Connecticut running back Andre Dixon points to the sky in honor of teammate Jasper Howard after the Huskies win over USC in the Papa Johns.com Bowl at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama, Saturday, January 2, 2010.
Connecticut running back Andre Dixon points to the sky in honor of teammate Jasper Howard after the Huskies win over USC in the Papa Johns.com Bowl at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama, Saturday, January 2, 2010.
Connecticut running back Andre Dixon points to the sky in honor of teammate Jasper Howard after the Huskies win over USC in the Papa Johns.com Bowl at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama, Saturday, January 2, 2010.

Behind its 'horse,' Huskies persevere through trying season

January 03, 2010 12:00 AM