Hope Dan Orlovsky Feels Connecticut’s Love by Jacqueline Bennett I have never met Dan Orlovsky but I watched him play University of Connecticut football. His lanky 6′ 5″ frame and confident throwing arm were always easy to spot from the Rentschler Field stands. However, before he ever took to the UConn gridiron I was struck by Orlovsky’s loyalty to his home state’s flagship university. Having led Shelton High School to a state championship in his senior year, this blue chip quarterback is said to have passed on offers from Michigan State and Purdue to help “lift the Huskies to contender status” as the team transitioned up in division to the Big East Conference. During his time at Storrs, the same poise and patience Orlovsky…