Darrell Perkins was named defensive backs coach, coming to Storrs from Louisiana-Monroe. Jon Wholley, a former UConn player and graduate assistant, is the new tight ends coach. He was at UConn as a coach from 2006-08, and spent last fall at Fordham. Here are the press releases:Darrell Perkins, who served as the defensive backs coach at Louisiana-Monroe for the past two seasons, has been named to the same position on the University of Connecticut football staff.Perkins helped lead the Louisiana-Monroe defense to the top ranking in the Sun Belt Conference in 2009. Prior to his stint at Monroe, he was the defensive coordinator at Charleston Southern in 2007.“We are very pleased to welcome Darrell to the Connecticut football program,” says UConn head coach Randy Edsall. “He brings a wide...

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