EDIT: Bruce Feldman confirms the hire:
ORIGINAL RUMORS: According to ESPN's Brett McMurphy as well as footballscoop:
Notre Dame DC Bob Diaco in "serious negotiations" to become UConn coach, source told @ESPN— Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) December 12, 2013
Sources tell us Bob Diaco will be the new head coach at UConn. Happy for him http://t.co/sNnVtycOD5— FootballScoop Staff (@footballscoop) December 12, 2013
A lot of coaching news breaking tonight (Boise, EMU, UConn) -- hopefully some news out of Texas will come soon, too?