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Connecticut Huskies (4-6, 1-4 BIG EAST) vs. No. 19/18 Louisville Cardinals (9-1, 4-1 BIG EAST) Game 11 • Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 • 12:00 pm Louisville, Ky. - Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium (42,000) SNY • UConn IMG Sports Radio Network

The Coaches connecticut head coach paul pasqualoni UConn head coach Paul Pasqualoni made his Husky coaching debut a successful one on Sept. 3, 2011 as the Huskies topped Fordham of the FCS. The Cheshire, Conn. native was named the 28th head football coach in UConn history on January 14, 2011. Pasqualoni is the all-time winningest coach in BIG EAST Conference league wins with 65 and overall wins with 113. He is just one of two league coaches in history to win four BIG EAST Championships. His overall college coaching record stands at 150-89-1 (34-17 at WCSU, 107-59-1 at Syracuse and 9-13 at UConn). Pasqualoni has had a highly-successful career on all levels of football -- professional, college and high school. He was the head coach at Western Connecticut from 1982-86 and led the team to the NCAA Division II playoffs in 1985. He had an extremely successful tenure as the head coach at Syracuse from 1991-2004. Pasqualoni led the Orange to 107 wins, four BIG EAST titles and a 6-3 postseason record. Among his bowl appearances at Syracuse were two Fiesta Bowls (1992 and ‘97) and an Orange Bowl (‘98). For the previous five seasons, Pasqualoni has served on NFL staffs -- with Dallas in 2006-07 and ‘10 and with Miami in 2008-09. His first coaching job was an assistant coach at Cheshire HS from 1972-75. He is a 1972 Penn State graduate. Louisville Head Coach Charlie Strong Charlie Strong is in his third season as the head coach at Louisville. In 2010, he led Louisville to a 7-6 record and a victory over Southern Mississippi in the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl. In 2011, the Cardinals were 7-6 and 5-2 in the BIG EAST to tie for first place. Louisville lost to North Carolina State in the Belk Bowl. Prior to taking over the Louisville position, he was an assistant coach at Florida from 2003-09. He served as the defensive coordinator for the Gators since 2003 and was the associate head coach since 2005. Strong was also an assistant coach on the Gator staff from 1988-89 and 1991-94. Strong also had assistant coaching stints at South Carolina (1999-2002), Notre Dame (1995-98), Mississippi (1990) and Southern Illinois (1986-87). He is a 1983 graduate of Central Arkansas, where he was a three-time all-conference selection in football and two-time pick in track and field.

Radio & TV Coverage television coverage Saturday’s game is being televised as the BIG EAST Network Game of the Week The game will be seen live in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and northeast Pennsylvania by SNY – the official television home of UConn football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball. Eamon McAnaney is on play-by-play with David Diaz-Infante on color, Joe Beninati is the sideline reporter while Todd Jones is the producer. The game will be televised in a total of 42 markets around the country and in 10 of the top 25 markets. Stations include: KTXD in Dallas, MASN in Washington, D.C. and Balitmore, Brighthouse Network in Tampa, Sarasota and Orlando, Fla., WWHO in Columbus, WHAS-ABC in Louisville, Cox Sports in Rhode Island and New Orleans, WTVQ-ABC in Lexington, Kent., Time Warner Cable in Rochester, Syracuse and Binghamton, N.Y. and WMYS in South Bend, Ind. The game will be replayed in its entirety on SNY on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 11:00 a.m. The game will be replayed in a condensed “Husky Power Hour” on Sunday, Nov. 25 at 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m., on Monday, Nov. 26 at 8:00 a.m. (Connecticut only) and Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 11:00 a.m. (Connecticut only).

UConn Schedule/Results Date Opponent (TV) Score/Time 8/30 Massachusetts (SNY) W, 37-0 9/8 NC State (SNY) L, 7-10 9/15 at Maryland (SNY) W, 24-21 9/22 at Western Michigan (ESPN3) L, 24-30 9/29 Buffalo (SNY) W, 24-17 10/6 at No. 22/21 Rutgers* (ESPNU) L, 3-19 10/13 Temple* (ESPN3) L, 14-17 (ot) 10/19 at Syracuse* (ESPN) L, 10-40 11/3 at USF* (ESPNU) L, 6-13 11/9 Pittsburgh* (ESPN2) W, 24-17 11/24 at No. 19/18 Louisville* (SNY) 12:00 pm 12/1 Cincinnati* (ABC/ESPN/ESPN2) TBA *Denotes BIG EAST Conference Game

Louisville Schedule/Results Date Opponent (TV) Score/Time 9/2 Kentucky (ESPN) W, 32-14 9/8 MIssouri State (ESPN3) W, 35-7 9/15 North Carolina (ESPN) W, 39-34 9/22 at Florida International (ESPN3) W, 28-21 9/29 at Southern Miss (CBSSN) W, 21-17 10/13 at Pittsburgh* (ESPNU) W, 45-35 10/20 USF* (ABC) W, 27-25 10/26 Cincinnati* (ESPN) W, 34-31 (ot) 11/3 Temple* (ABC) W, 45-17 11/10 at Syracuse* (ABC) L, 26-45 11/24 Connecticut* (SNY) 12:00 pm 11/29 at Rutgers* (ESPN) 7:30 pm *Denotes BIG EAST Conference Game

Quick Hits • UConn is ranked ninth in total defense, 21st in passing defense, 19th in scoring defense and 11th in rushing defense. • The Huskies need to win each of their final two games to earn bowl eligibility for the fifth time in six years. • Senior defense end Trevardo Williams is the now the school career lead in sacks with 27.5. • Senior wide receiver Nick Williams is a finalist for the Pop Warner National College Football Award. • Redshirt-sophomore linebacker Yawin Smallwood is tied for the BIG EAST lead in tackles for a loss and is third in total tackles.

November 24, 2012 • at Louisville The Match-Up

Rushing Yards McCombs..............667 Perry..................... 705 McCummings........122 Wright................... 680 DeLorenzo............119 Bridgewater............ 97 Passing Yards Whitmer..............2,328 Bridgewater....... 2,858 McEntee....................6 Stein....................... 29 McCummings............2 Receptions Davis.......................37 Copeland................ 37 N. Williams..............28 Rogers.................... 31 Smith.......................27 Parker..................... 27 Griffin......................26 A. Smith.................. 25 Points Scored Christen...................53 Perry....................... 66 McCombs................30 Wallace.................. 61 Griffin......................30 Wright..................... 54 Total Tackles Smallwood............100 Brown..................... 80 Johnson..................75 Pryor....................... 76 B. Jones..................73 H. Smith................. 58 Interceptions Gratz.........................3 Pryor......................... 2 Brown........................1 Brown....................... 1 B. Jones....................1 Bushell..................... 1 .................................... Floyd........................ 1 .................................... M. Smith................... 1 Category.......................UConn UofL Total Offense.................320.6 434.3 Rushing Offense............87.0 145.6 Passing Offense.............233.6 288.7 Passing Efficiency..........121.9 164.3 Scoring Offense.............17.3 33.2 First Downs For..............172 229 Third Down Conv...........38% 52% Turnovers-INT/FUM.......22-14/8 10-5/5 Total Defense.................296.2 355.9 Rushing Defense...........107.6 161.0 Passing Defense............188.6 194.9 Passing Eff. Defense.....116.6 132.0 Scoring Defense............18.4 24.6 First Downs Against.......153 199 Third Down Defense......34% 46% TOs Forced-INT/FUM....10-5/5 17-6/11 Turnover Margin.............-12 +7 Time of Possession........31:20 31:50 Penalties-Yards..............43-356 69-576 2

radio coverage WTIC 1080-AM in Hartford serves as the flagship station for the UConn IMG Sports Network. WTIC is the state’s only 50,000 watt signal and can be heard in 23 states and parts of Canada. The 2012-13 year marks the 21st consecutive season that WTIC is the flagship for UConn sports. The 2012-13 football and men’s and women’s basketball season also marks the first year that the radio rights are held by IMG College, which is UConn’s multi-media rights partner. Veteran UConn announcers Joe D’Ambrosio (play-by-play) and Wayne Norman (color commentary) return to call the action with Kevin Nathan on the sidelines and Anthony “Rex” McCalla on production. UConn football on home Saturday dates gets going early with “Breakfast At The Rent” with Ray Dunaway and Scott Gray beginning at 6:00 a.m. For the Temple game, the UConn Tailgate Show will air from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with Kevin Nathan and Bob Joyce. The pregame show begins at 11:30 a.m. followed by the game and then postgame “Husky Talk” with Kevin Nathan. Other affiliates for UConn football on the UConn IMG Sports Network include WILI 1400-AM in Willimantic and WAVZ-1300 AM in New Haven. The UConn vs. Louisville game will also be available on satellite radio on Ch. 112 on Sirius and 197 on XM. UConn and SNY SNY is the “the official television home of the UConn Huskies football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball programs”. In conjunction with UConn, SNY is entering its third year of a comprehensive, multi-year partnership that made SNY the official regional television home of UConn men’s basketball and football. The excitement continues as SNY will now be the home of UConn women’s basketball starting in 2012-13, which will lead to unique cross promotional opportunities with all three programs on the same outlet. SNY’s regional territory includes all of Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Northeast Pennsylvania for a reach of 8.7 million households. With national coverage on DirectTV, Verizon FiOS, Comcast Cable and AT&T U-Verse, SNY’s total distribution is 13.7 million homes. It is the television home of the New York Mets, New York Jets and the BIG EAST Conference. SNY features approximately 700 hours of programming a year dedicated to UConn football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball. This past spring, SNY provided live national coverage of UConn’s annual Blue-White Game. As the exclusive TV home of UConn football, SNY is planning to air approximately five live games in 2012 – which will be wrapped by in-depth post-game shows – produced by SNY. In addition to the network’s live game coverage, SNY carries the following UConn Huskies football programming: Comprehensive UConn Huskies Football Season Preview Show; Paul Pasqualoni’s Weekly Press Conference; In-Depth Post-Game Shows (Following all SNY-televised UConn football games); UConn Huskies Season-in-Review/Bowl Preview Special; UConn’s “Football Signing Day” Press Conference; Re-airs of every UConn Huskies Football Game (subject to availability); Huskies Power Hour: A 60-minute cut-down version of that week’s game; and SNY Spotlight with Head Coach Paul Pasqualoni. SNY Spotlight is an exclusive signature series – created by SNY’s Original Entertainment Division – that features in-depth interviews with New York’s most influential leaders in sports and entertainment.

Series Notes UConn vs. Louisville History Saturday’s game will be the ninth meeting between UConn and Louisville and the Cardinals lead the series 5-3 -- although the Huskies have won three of the five last meetings. UConn is 1-3 all-time in games at Louisville. Louisville topped the Huskies last season at Rentschler Field by a score of 34-20 on November 19. Teddy Bridgewater threw for 174 yards and Victor

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville Anderson rushed for 72. Bridgewater was 14 of 22 in BIG EAST Standings the air. Conference Overall Johnny McEntee was 18 of 43 for the Huskies for Year Result H/A 253 yards and a TD while Kashif Moore had seven W-L Pct. W-L Pct. 2011 L, 20-34 H Rutgers 5-0 1.000 9-1 .900 receptions for 100 yards and a TD. 2010 L, 0-26 A 4-1 .800 9-1 .900 The Cardinals led 14-10 at halftime and took a 28-10 Louisville 2009 W, 38-25 H Cincinnati 3-2 .600 7-3 .700 lead by scoring the first two TDs of the second half. 2008 W, 26-21 A Syracuse 4-2 .667 6-5 .545 UConn got to within eight points, 28-20, in the final 2007 W, 21-17 H Temple 2-4 .333 4-6 .400 minute of the game. 2006 L, 17-48 A Connecticut 1-4 .200 4-6 .400 In the last visit to Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium, 2005 L, 20-30 H Pittsburgh 1-4 .200 4-6 .400 Louisville dominated Connecticut with a 26-0 victory 2000 L, 22-41 A USF 1-4 .200 3-7 .300 All-Time: 3-5 over the Huskies on October 23, 2010. That game was Connecticut’s final loss of the regular season as UConn went on to win five-straight for the BIG EAST championship and a spot Out of Town Scoreboard in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. Saturday, November 17 UConn topped Louisville by a 38-25 score on October 17, 2009 at RentRutgers 10, Cincinnati 3 schler Field. Running back Andre Dixon had 157 yards of rushing and three TD Syracuse 31, Missouri 27 and UConn converted four Louisville turnovers into 24 points. Dixon had 157 Miami (Fla.) 40, USF 9 yards of rushing on 33 carries. Jasper Howard was second on the UConn team Temple 63, Army 32 in tackles with a career-high 11 tackles with a caused and recovered fumble. Tragically, Howard was killed in the early morning hours of the next day and the Friday, November 23 Syracuse at Temple, 11:00 am (ESPN2) Louisville game was his final one. USF at Cincinnati, 7:00 pm (ESPN) UConn topped Louisville by a 26-21 count on Sept. 26, 2008, at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. UConn’s Lawrence Wilson picked off a pass with Saturday, November 24 2:45 left and returned it for a 45-yard TD return to give the Huskies the winning Connecticut at Louisville, 12:00 pm (SNY) edge. Louisville won the first three meetings in the series with the first coming in Rutgers at Pittsburgh, 12:00 pm (ESPN2/ESPNU) 2000 (41-22 in Louisville) as the Huskies were beginning as a FBS team. The next three meetings all came as BIG EAST Conference contests with Louisville Preseason Media Poll winning in 2005 (30-20 at Rentschler Field) and in 2006 (48-17 in Louisville). 1. Louisville (24)............................................. 219 UConn beat Louisville in 2007 for the first time -- 21-17 at Rentschler. 2. USF (4)....................................................... 176 3. Rutgers....................................................... 155 UCONN-Louisville CONNECTIONS 4. Cincinnati.................................................... 139 UConn head coach Paul Pasqualoni has a 1-2 head coaching record against 5. Pittsburgh................................................... 131 Louisville from his time at Syracuse and last year’s game as the Connecticut 6. Connecticut................................................... 77 coach...The Orange won at Louisville 15-9 on Oct. 3, 1992 and lost to the Car7. Syracuse....................................................... 70 dinals 30-20 on Sept. 13, 2003 in the Carrier Dome...UConn does not have any 8. Temple.......................................................... 41 players from the commonwealth of Kentucky on its roster nor does Louisville (First-Place Votes in Parentheses) have any Connecticut players on its roster.

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RENTSCHLER GAMEDAY At UConn home games, FanFest takes place starting four hours before kickoff up until 30 minutes before the game. It takes place between Gates A and B outside the stadium gates...The offerings change each game, but activities typically include inflatable games for children, live bands, promotional vehicles and UConn student-athletes from various teams signing autographs....The “Husky Walk” is a chance for fans to welcome the UConn team as they get off the team buses and head to the stadium. That takes place approximately two hours and 15 minutes before kickoff between Gates A and B...Once again this season at the end of home games, the UConn team will sing the “UConn Husky” fight song in front of the student section at Rentschler Field.

BIG EAST Weekly Awards Offensive Player of the Week Montel Harris, Temple | Sr. | RB 351 rush yards, 7 TDs (both BE records) Defensive Player of the Week Khaseem Greene, Rutgers | Sr. | LB 11 tackles, 3.5 TFLs, 2 sacks Special Teams Player of the Week Brandon McManus, Temple | Sr. | K/P 9 points (all PATs)

SQUAD NOTES UConn and NCAA Leaders Here is where UConn stands in the lastest NCAA statistics: Total Defense 9th at 296.20 yards per game Rushing Defense 11th at 107.60 yards per game Passing Defense 21st at 188.60 yards per game Scoring Defense 19th at 18.40 points per game Sacks 2nd at 2.70 per game Tackles For Loss 22nd at 7.00 per game

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville Tracking the Opponents Massachusetts (1-10) This Week: vs. C. Michigan Next Week: Idle North Carolina State (6-5) This Week: vs. Boston College Next Week: Idle Maryland (4-7) This Week: at North Carolina Next Week: Idle Western Michigan (4-8) This Week: Idle Next Week: Idle Buffalo (4-7) This Week: at Bowling Green Next Week: Idle Rutgers (9-1) This Week: at Pittsburgh Next Week: vs. Louisville Temple (4-6) This Week: vs. Syracuse Next Week: Idle Syracuse (6-5) This Week: at Temple Next Week: Idle USF (3-7) This Week: at Cincinnati Next Week: vs. Pittsburgh Pittsburgh (4-6) This Week: vs. Rutgers Next Week: at USF Louisville (9-1) This Week: vs. Connecticut Next Week: at Rutgers Cincinnati (7-3) This Week: vs. USF Next Week: at Connecticut 4

Total Offense 109th at 320.60 yards per game Rushing Offense 115th at 87.00 yards per game Passing Offense 63rd at 233.60 yards per game Scoring Offense 117th at 17.30 points per game Punt Returns 13th at 13.85 yards per return Here is where UConn individuals stand in NCAA leaders Trevardo Williams t18th in sacks at 0.85 per game (leads BIG EAST) Yawin Smallwood t27th in tackles for loss at 1.30 per game (tied for first BIG EAST) T20th in tackles at 10.00 per game (third BIG EAST) Nick Williams 15th in punt returns at 13.47 per return Sio Moore t27th in tackles for loss at 1.30 per game (tied for first BIG EAST) Team Captains The following four Huskies were named team captains for the season in the week prior to the season opener vs. UMass – redshirt senior outside linebacker Jory Johnson (Mobile, Ala.), redshirt senior offensive tackle Adam Masters (Bethesda, Md.), senior wide receiver Nick Williams (East Windsor, N.J.) and redshirt senior cornerback Blidi Wreh-Wilson (Edinboro, Pa.). HUSKIES HAVE BEEN BOWL ELIGIBLE The UConn football team has been bowl eligible for four times in the past five years and in sixth of the past nine. The 2010 UConn football team won the BIG EAST Championship and advanced to play in the school’s first-ever BCS game -- the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. UConn made the bowl eligible mark for the sixth time in the past eight seasons -- and the fourth consecutive. UConn lost to Oklahoma in the Fiesta Bowl and its defeated South Carolina by a 20-7 score in the 2010 Papajohns.com Bowl. The Huskies also went to the International Bowl in 2009 and defeated Buffalo. In 2007, UConn was 9-3 in the regular season and went on to the Meineke Car Care Bowl. In 2004, the Huskies went 7-4 in the regular season and won the Motor City Bowl. In 2003, UConn was 9-3, but did not go to a bowl because of its independent status. EXPERIENCED UCONN STAFF Pasqualoni has completed an amazingly experienced coaching staff for the year: Name Position Alma Mater Paul Pasqualoni Head Coach Penn State ‘72 George DeLeone Offensive Coordinator, Tight Ends Connecticut ‘70 Don Brown Defensive Coordinator, Cornerbacks Norwich ‘77 Hank Hughes Assistant Head Coach, Defensive Line Springfield ‘79 Matt Cersosimo Wide Receivers, Recruiting Coordinator Springfield ‘00 Shane Day Quarterbacks Kansas St. ‘99 Mike Foley Offensive Line Colgate ‘78 Darrell Perkins Safeties Wyoming ‘90 Clayton White RBs, Special Teams Coordinator NC State ‘01 Jonathan Wholley Linebackers Connecticut ‘04 The Connecticut football staff has an extensive history of coaching college football: * There are four coaches on the staff that have served as college head coach for a total of 43 seasons: Pasqualoni, 20 seasons (UConn, 2011, Syracuse 1991-2004, Western Connecticut 1982-86); DeLeone, 4 seasons (Southern Connecticut 1976-79); Brown, 12 seasons (Massachusetts 2004-08, Northeastern 2000-2003, Plymouth State 1993-95); Foley, 7 seasons (Colgate 1986-92). * There are three coaches on the staff that have served as coordinators on the FBS level – DeLeone, Brown and Hughes. * There are 194 combined seasons of college coaching on the staff – DeLeone 38, Foley 33, Hughes 31, Pasqualoni 30, Brown 30, Cersosimo 10, Perkins 10, White 8 and Wholley 4.

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville PASQUALONI AND BIG EAST RECORDS UConn head coach Paul Pasqualoni has won more BIG EAST Conference games (league contests only) than any other coach in history. Pasqualoni has 66 league wins from 1991-2004 and 2011-12 while Frank Beamer of Virginia Tech is second with 57. With his five wins in 2011 and four this season, Pasqualoni is also first in league history in overall wins with 116 to top the mark of Beamer with 108. HUSKIES ON WATCH LISTS, PRESEASON HONORS Four members of the University of Connecticut football team were named to seven major award watch lists over the course of the 2012 preseason. Senior Tight End Ryan Griffin (Londonderry, N.H.) * John Mackey Award Watch List * Lombardi Award Watch List Sophomore Running Back Lyle McCombs (Staten Island, N.Y.) * Doak Walker Award Watch List * Maxwell Award Watch List Senior Linebacker Sio Moore (Apex, N.C.) * Butkus Award Watch List * Lombardi Award Watch List Senior Defensive End Trevardo Williams (Bridgeport, Conn.) * Bednarik Award Watch List * Lombardi Award Watch List * Nagursky Trophy Watch List Griffin was placed on both the Mackey Award and Rotary Lombardi Award watch lists. The Mackey is awarded to the nation’s top tight end, while the Lombardi honors the nation’s top lineman or linebacker. Griffin was named a Second Team All-BIG EAST selection in 2011 and ranked third on UConn with 33 receptions, three for touchdowns, and 499 yards. McCombs earned a spot on both the Maxwell and Doak Walker Award watch lists. The Maxwell Award is given to the country’s top player in college football and the Doak Walker is awarded to the nation’s top running back. Moore was honored with a spot on both the Lombardi Award and Butkus Award watch lists. The Butkus Award is given annually to the nation’s top linebacker and recognizes 51 players on its watch list in the preseason to honor the jersey number of Dick Butkus. Williams was named to three award watch lists. He landed on the Bednarik and Lombardi Award watch lists as well as the Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list. The Bednarik and Nagurski are each awarded to the nation’s best defensive player. Williams A Finalist For Pop Warner Award Senior wide receiver and returner Nick Williams (East Windsor, N.J.) has been named one of four finalists for the third annual Pop Warner National College Football Award.The award, established in 2010, recognizes a Pop Warner alumnus who has made a difference on the field, in the classroom and in his community. It is presented to a student-athlete who has taken the ideals of Pop Warner to the next level and serves as a role model to Pop Warner’s young scholar athletes. Williams played Pop Warner football in Highstown, N.J., in sixth, seventh and eighth grade. Williams is UConn’s all-time leader in return yardage (punt and kickoff) with 2,389 yards and was named the BIG EAST Special Teams Player of the Week – the second time this year he has earned that honor – following the Pittsburgh game. He is an economics major who will graduate this December and was a member of the 2011 BIG EAST All-Academic team. The 2012 finalists also include Duke quarterback Sean Renfree, Miami (Fla.) running back Mike James and Michigan offensive guard Patrick Omameh. The winner of the Pop Warner National College Football Award will be announced on December 5 during the 56th annual Pop Warner Super Bowl.

Media Services CONTACT: Mike Enright 2095 Hillside Road U-1173 Storrs, CT 06269-1173 Phone: (860) 486-3531 Cell: (860) 208-4756 FAX: (860) 486-5085 Email: mike.enright@uconn.edu Online: UConnHuskies.com IMAGES For high resolution logos and head shots, visit the BIG EAST Conference and UConn section of CollegePressBox.com. For action shots, please contact Mike Enright. ALL INFORMATION BELOW IS BASED ON A SATURDAY GAMEWEEK . WEEKLY PAUL PASQUALONI TELECONFERENCES Sunday: Teleconference 3:00 p.m. ET. Go to: http:// sportssystems.spiderphone.com/02819699 Monday: Via BIG EAST Teleconference at 11:40 a.m. ET. The number to call is (913) 981-5533. Thursday: Brief update teleconference at 1:00 for state media only. The weblink is the same as above. Contact Mike Enright for more information. PLAYER/ASST. COACHES INTERVIEWS Selected players and assistant coaches are available from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday. MEDIA LUNCHEONS UConn will host its weekly media luncheon on Tuesday during game weeks. The schedule is as follows: 11:30 a.m.: Coach Pasqualoni speaks 12:15 p.m.: Lunch begins 12:30 p.m.: Opposing coach on phone if available 1:00 p.m.: Remaining UConn players/assistant coaches available. PLAYERS MUST BE REQUESTED 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE PRACTICE COVERAGE The first 30 minutes (approximate) of practice on Tuesday and Wednesday are open to photographers and videographers shooting B-Roll. All Friday walk-throughs are closed to the media. POST GAME INTERVIEWS UConn’s locker room is closed following games.

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville HUSKIES AND NATIONAL POLLS Connecticut has been ranked in the Associated Press poll for six weeks during its FBS history, four weeks in the USA Today poll and seven weeks in the BCS rankings. UConn was No. 25 on Dec. 5, 2010, in its only ranking of that year. The Huskies were No. 16 on Oct. 28, 2007 and Nov. 4, 2007, No. 25 on Nov. 11, 2007, No. 20 on Nov. 18, 2007 and No. 24 on Sept. 28, 2008. UCONN VS. RANKED TEAMS The game vs. Rutgers on Oct. 13 marked the 19th time in school history that the Huskies faced a team ranked in the Associated Press poll at the time of the game. UConn’s only win in those 19 games came on Oct. 27, 2007 with a 22-15 win over No. 11 USF. UConn first played a ranked team in the 2001 season opener at No. 9 Virginia Tech. UConn has played the country’s top ranked team once when it traveled to Miami on Oct. 5, 2002. FASTEST FROM DIVISION I-AA TO THE POLLS SCHOOL I-A DEBUT FIRST RANKING Marshall 1997 Two years, four weeks (9/12/99) CONNECTICUT 2002 Five years, 10 weeks (10/28/07) South Florida 2001 Six years, three weeks (9/9/07) Boise State 1996 Six years, 13 weeks (11/10/02) UCONN FOOTBALL A LEADER IN ACADEMICS The UConn football program continues to be a leader in the BIG EAST Conference in terms of academic performance by its student-athletes. UConn was the top team in the NCAA’s Graduation Success Rate (GSR) of both October 2008 and ’09 among league schools. In 2010, the Huskies GSR was third in the BIG EAST and within four points of the second place team and this fall, the 2011 GSR came out and UConn was tied for fourth in the league, but within four points of the two schools that were tied for second. UConn’s 75 percent GSR mark was well ahead of the national GSR for FBS teams, which was 67 percent. The UConn football program also had the highest NCAA GSR for African-American student-athletes among all state universities that participated in a bowl game in 2008. In five of the past seven years, including 2007, ‘08 and ‘09, UConn was recognized by the American Football Coaches Association for its high graduation rate. UConn’s overall GSR in 2009 was the third-highest of the more than 50 state universities that participated in a bowl game. In 2012, the NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate (APR) for the UConn football team was an impressive 963 over a four-year cycle, with a one-year mark of 950 for the 2010-11 academic year. The 963 was above the national average for FBS schools (952) and public institutions (943). HUSKIES VS. THE BIG EAST UConn owns an all-time mark of 26-34 in BIG EAST Conference games since joining the league for football in 2004. The Huskies posted their best conference record with a 5-2 mark in 2007 and ‘10. UConn had a five-game BIG EAST Conference win streak to end the 2010 season – the longest in school history. Huskies On The Road Since 2002 The Huskies have put together a 23-36 road record since 2002. In non-conference road affairs over that same span, Connecticut has posted a mark of 18-12 and has won ten of its last 15 such games.

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Huskies Vs. Non-Conference Foes Since 2002 Connecticut now boasts a 45-22 record against non-conference opponents in the regular season since making the move to the FBS in 2002. The Huskies have won 20 of their last 29 regular season non-league games overall with the only blemishes coming via a one-point loss at Virginia (17-16) in 2007, losses to North Carolina in 2008 and ‘09, Michigan and Temple in ’10, Vanderbilt, Iowa State and Western Michigan in ’11 and North Carolina State and Western Michigan in ’12. UConn has posted the following records in non-conference regular season games: 6-6 (2002), 9-3 (2003), 4-1 (2004), 3-1 (2005), 3-2 (2006), 4-1 (2007), 4-1 (2008), 4-1 (2009), 3-2 (2010), 2-3 (2011) and 3-2 (2012). HUSKIES and THE NFL As the NFL continues it season, a total of 13 former Huskies are with NFL teams – an all-time high. UConn had 11 former players that were on active NFL rosters in 2009 and that number was ten last season. The 2009 NFL Draft made history for the Huskies as four UConn players were selected in the first 63 selections. UConn is the only BIG EAST school to have four players picked that early since the league was reorganized in 2005. UConn had two players selected in the 2010 NFL Draft and four more in ’11 with one in 2012. The following are the Huskies on NFL rosters: * OT Will Beatty of the New York Giants, in fourth season with 25 career starts in 44 games played. * SS Tyvon Branch of the Oakland Raiders, in fifth season and has started all 16 games in each of the past three seasons..has 398 career tackles. * RB Donald Brown of the Indianapolis Colts, in fourth season and has 1,801 career rushing yards and 11 TD...was UConn’s first-ever first round NFL Draft pick in 2009. * CB Darius Butler of the Indianapolis Colts, is in his fourth season and was picked up by the Colts the week of Sept. 24 … Butler was named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week on Nov. 13 in the tenth week of the season…had two interceptions, including one for a TD return, and a fumble recovery in a 27-10 win over Jacksonville. * WR Marcus Easley of the Buffalo Bills, in second season, is on the practice squad. * LB Scott Lutrus of the Indianapolis Colts, in second season but already out for year on IR. * CB Robert McClain of the Altanta Falcons, in third season. * WR Kashif Moore of the San Diego Chargers, a rookie free agent who is on the practice squad, and was on the Indianapolis Colts practice squad earlier in the season. * QB Dan Orlovsky of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in eighth season...has played in 21 career games with 12 starts for 2,880 passing yards...originally played for Detroit then Houston (200910) and Indianapolis (2011). * DE Kendall Reyes of the San Diego Chargers, a rookie second round NFL Draft pick...has two sacks on the season. * FB Anthony Sherman of the Arizona Cardinals, in second season after playing in 15 games last season with seven starts. * RB Jordan Todman of the Minnesota Vikings, in second season and is on the practice squad. * OL Donald Thomas of the New England Patriots, in fifth season and has made 19 starts and played in 37 games over the past five years (2008-12) for the Dolphins, Lions and Patriots.

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville Three Huskies in Grey Cup In addition to the NFL players, there are five former Huskies in the Canadian Football League this year. * Martin Bedard (Montreal Alouettes) is in his fourth year and was part of two Grey Cup championship teams in his first two years in the league. The Alouettes lost in the the CFL playoff finals on Sunday, Nov. 18 to Toronto by a 27-20 score. * Danny Desriveaux is in his seventh year in the league and is now with Toronto. Toronto beat Edmonton in the CFL playoff semifinals on Sunday, Nov. 11 by a 42-26 score and beat Montreal on Sunday, Nov. 18 by a 27-20 score and will play in the Grey Cup on Sunday, Nov. 25. * Larry Taylor is in his fifth year in the league and is now with Calgary after spending the first three with Montreal. He was the 2009 CFL Special Teams Player of the Year. Taylor was part of the Montreal Grey Cup winning team in 2009 and ’10. Calgary beat Saskatchewan in the CFL playoff semifinals on Sunday, Nov. 11 by a 36-30 score and beat British Columbia 34-29 on Sunday, Nov. 18 to play in the Grey Cup. * Julius Williams, who played at UConn through 2008, is in his second year with the Edmonton Eskimos. Edmonton lost to Toronto 42-26 in the CFL playoff semifinals on Sunday, Nov. 11. * Jordan Younger is in his ninth season -- all with Toronto. He will play in the Grey Cup game on Sunday. HUSKIES ON THE REBOUND UConn is 34-20 in games following a loss since Oct. 26, 2002. In the opening game vs. UMass, the Huskies were coming off as they lost the 2011 season finale at Cincinnati and the Maryland win was coming off a loss to N.C. State while the Buffalo win was coming off a loss to Western Michigan. The Temple loss was coming off a loss to Rutgers, the Syracuse loss was coming off the Temple loss and the USF loss was coming off the Syracuse loss. The Pittsburgh win was coming off the USF loss. BALL CONTROL IS THE KEY A telling sign of UConn’s strong performance on both sides of the ball during its tenure as a FBS program has been its ability to both record and prevent long drives. Since the start of the 2002 season, UConn’s offense has strung together 86 scoring drives of at least 80 yards while the Husky defense has surrendered just 68 such marches. UConn also holds a 22-9 advantage over its opponents in the number of 90-yard and over drives since becoming a I-A program. HUSKIES DOMINATING ON BOTH SIDES OF THE BALL Over the past 123 games, UConn has outgained its opponent 70 times. This stretch, like many UConn trends, dates back to a 2824 loss at Vanderbilt on Oct. 26, 2002.

Offense Notes McCombs Hits The 100-Yard Mark Again Redshirt sophomore running back Lyle McCombs (Staten Island, N.Y.) had a breakout season last year as he rushed for 1,151 yards and seven TDs on 275 carries. He was named a Freshman All-American by the Football Writers Association of America and was a Second Team All-Conference pick. McCombs was the second-leading freshman rusher in the country and trailed the leader by only 0.46 yards. McCombs rushing yardage was the ninth-highest in UConn single-season history while his carries were fourth. He was just

the second UConn freshman (true or redshirt) to rush for 1,000 yards or more in a season. McCombs carried the ball 23 times for 119 yards on Sept. 22 vs. Western Michigan – marking the first time he has gone over 100 yards this season. His second 100-yard game of the year came in the win over Pittsburgh when he went for 120 yards on 29 carries with one TD. It marks the eighth time in his career that he hit the 100-yard mark and he has 12 career rushing TDs. McCombs is now eighth in UConn career history with 468 rushing attempts. McCombs rushed for 82 yards on 23 carries vs. UMass with one rushing TD and then had 60 yards on 20 carries with one TD vs. N.C. State. He had a 43-yard reception in the fourth quarter vs. the Wolfpack that set up his five-yard TD rush on the next play. McCombs rushed for 94 yards on 27 carries with one TD in the win over Maryland and had 29 carries for 97 yards vs. Buffalo. He had 12 carries for 32 yards vs. Rutgers and missed the Temple game with an injury. He returned vs. Syracuse and had 16 yards on 12 carries and had 47 yards on 18 carries vs. USF. Whitmer Hits Career Highs Vs. WMU UConn redshirt sophomore Chandler Whitmer (Newnan, Ga.) was named the team’s starter by Paul Pasqualoni heading into preseason camp and made his first collegiate start vs. UMass on Aug. 30. Whitmer was 15 of 25 in the air for 219 yards with two interceptions and was 15 for 27 for 204 yards with three interceptions vs. N.C. State. He was 10 of 16 in the air for 68 yards with no interceptions in the win over Maryland. Against Western Michigan, he had career highs with 28 completions, 44 pass attempts, three TD passes and 333 yards. He was 15 of 22 for 227 yards and one TD vs. Buffalo and was 14 of 32 for 191 yards and four interceptions vs. Rutgers. Whitmer was 22 of 39 in the air for 293 yards and two TDs in the loss to Temple (Oct. 13). In the first quarter of the game, he was eight of 10 for 159 yards and two TDs. His 42-yard TD pass in the first quarter to TE Ryan Griffin was the longest of his collegiate career. He was 23 of 41 for 296 yards with an interception and a TD vs. Syracuse on Oct. 19 and was a solid 24 for 38 for 284 yards against USF, but did have two interceptions on UConn’s final two possessions. In the win over Pittsburgh, Whitmer was 19 of 25 with an interception and a TD. In the last four games (Temple, Syracuse, USF and Pittsburgh), Whitmer has thrown for 1,086 yards and four TD. Whitmer enrolled at Connecticut for the spring 2012 semester and participated in spring practice and has three years of eligibility. Whitmer originally enrolled at Illinois in the fall of 2010 and was a redshirt. He spent the 2011 fall semester at Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kansas and was 180 for 316 in the air for 3,022 yards with 25 TDs and 14 interceptions. He was named All-Kansas Junior College Conference first team honors and earned National Junior College Athletic Association All-American honorable mention. Butler was the second-ranked junior college team nationally in 2011. Whitmer was named to The Champaign News-Gazette’s All-State team following his senior year of high school at Downers Grove (Ill.) South. He earned all state and all-area honors. He was 18 of 27 in the air for 187 yards and two touchdowns in UConn’s Blue-White Spring Football game on April 21, 2012.

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville McCummings At “The Wildcat” Redshirt sophomore Scott McCummings (Natick, Mass.) has been playing all season at quarterback in the “Wildcat” spot and had his best game of the season on Sept. 15 vs. Maryland. McCummings had eight carries in the game for 44 yards with one rushing. He scored on a three-yard run with 12:35 left to go in the second quarter to give UConn a 14-0 lead. McCummings also had a key role in UConn’s final TD drive of the game as he had a pass for two yards and three rushes for 30 yards, including a 21-yarder that moved the ball to the Maryland 19. He had 33 yards on five carries vs. USFwith a long carry of 25 yards and one carry for 13 yards against Pittsburgh. McCummings has a total of 122 rushing yards on the season on 35 carries and is the second-leading rusher on the Husky team. Davis Leads The Receivers UConn’s leading receiver this year is redshirt sophomore Geremy Davis (Lawrenceville, Ga.), who has 37 receptions for 556 yards and a touchdown. Davis had just six receptions in all of 2011 with 73 yards. He had a career-high nine catches and 123 yards vs. Western Michigan and also his first TD reception. He had another outstanding outing vs. USF (Nov. 3) with seven receptions for 98 yards. Davis had five receptions for 79 yards and a long of 26 and then backed it up with two catches for 27 yards vs. N.C. State and one reception for seven yards vs. Maryland. He had two receptions for 32 yards vs. Buffalo. The Huskies got a boost at the wide receiver position with two players who did not play in 2011. Redshirt sophomore Sha-

kim Phillips (Paterson, N.J.) is a transfer from Boston College who sat out in ’11 due to NCAA rules. Phillips had his best day as a collegiate player against Temple (Oct. 13) with seven receptions for 100 yards. He had one reception for nine yards at BC in his freshman year of 2010. Following his senior year in high school, he played in the prestigious U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio. Phillips has made 23 receptions for 299 yards this season. He has made 15 receptions in the past four games for 209 yards. Also back for 2012 is senior Michael Smith (Houston, Texas), who missed last year. From 2008-10, Smith had 73 receptions for the Huskies for 922 yards and a pair of TDs. Smith was the leading receiver on the 2010 BIG EAST Champion UConn team which went on to play in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. Smith made three receptions for 30 yards vs. UMass, one vs. N.C. State for four yards, three for 35 yards vs. WMU and two for 26 yards vs. Buffalo. He had three receptions for 52 yards vs. Rutgers and against Temple, he had five receptions for 54 yards with his first TD reception since 2010. He had four receptions for 61 yards against Syracuse and three for 40 yards vs. USF and one catch for 27 yards vs. Pittsburgh. The most experienced UConn receiver is senior Nick Williams (East Windsor, N.J.), who was the fifth-leading receiver for the Huskies in 2011, and third this year with 16. He made one reception for 16 yards vs. UMass and had a career-high three receptions vs. N.C. State for 59 yards. He then had four receptions for 26 yards vs. WMU and two vs. Buffalo and Temple. He had three vs. Syracuse for 19 yards and six receptions for 48 yards vs. USF. He had three receptions for 31 yards in the win vs. Pittsburgh.

2012 Game-By-Game Starters Connecticut Offense Game WR Massachusetts Davis NC State Davis at Maryland Davis at Western Michigan Griffin (TE) Buffalo Davis at Rutgers Davis Temple Davis at Syracuse Davis at USF Davis Pittsburgh Davis at Louisville Cincinnati Connecticut defense Game DE Massachusetts T. Williams NC State T. Williams at Maryland T. Williams at Western Michigan T. Williams Buffalo T. Williams at Rutgers T. Williams Temple T. Williams at Syracuse T. Williams at USF T. Williams Pittsburgh T. Williams at Louisville Cincinnati

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WR N. Williams N. Williams N. Williams N. Williams N. Williams N. Williams N. Williams Smith Smith Smith

LT Bennett Bennett Bennett Bennett Bennett Bennett Bennett Bennett Bennett Bennett

DT Wirth Wirth Wirth Wirth Wirth Wirth Wirth Wirth Wirth Wirth

DT Campenni Campenni Adams (DB) Pruitt Stephen Stephen Stephen Stephen Stephen Stephen

LG C RG RT Greene Mateas Masters Friend Greene Mateas Masters Friend Greene Mateas Cruz Friend Greene Mateas Masters Friend Greene Bullock Masters Friend Greene Bullock Masters Friend Greene Bullock Masters Friend Greene Bullock Masters Friend Greene Bullock Cruz Friend Greene Bullock Cruz Friend

DE SLB MLB Joseph Moore Smallwood Joseph Moore Smallwood Joseph Moore Smallwood Stephen Adams (DB) Smallwood Pruitt Moore Smallwood Pruitt Moore Smallwood Pruitt Moore Smallwood Pruitt Moore Smallwood Pruitt Ashiru Smallwood Pruitt Moore Smallwood

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TE Delahunt Griffin Griffin Delahunt Griffin Griffin Delahunt Delahunt Delahunt Delahunt

WLB CB Johnson Wreh-Wilson Johnson Wreh-Wilson Johnson Mack Johnson Wreh-Wilson Johnson Wreh-Wilson Johnson Wreh-Wilson Johnson Wreh-Wilson Johnson Wreh-Wilson Johnson Wreh-Wilson Johnson Wreh-Wilson

QB FB TB Whitmer Frank McCombs Whitmer Frank McCombs Whitmer Phillips (WR) McCombs Whitmer Frank McCombs Whitmer Frank McCombs Whitmer Frank Hyppolite Whitmer Griffin (TE) DeLorenzo Whitmer Frank McCombs Whitmer Frank McCombs Whitmer Frank McCombs

S B. Jones B. Jones B. Jones B. Jones B. Jones B. Jones B. Jones B. Jones B. Jones B. Jones

S CB Brown Gratz Brown Gratz Brown Gratz Brown Gratz Brown Gratz Brown Gratz Brown Gratz Brown Gratz Brown Gratz Brown Gratz

November 24, 2012 • at Louisville Hyppolite Makes An Impact Redshirt junior running back Martin Hyppolite (Wakefield, Mass.) had a career-high six carries for 60 yards vs. Buffalo (Sept. 29), including a 50-yard TD rush in the second quarter to give UConn a 17-7 lead. Hyppolite entered the game with just five rushing yards this year and ten for his career. Hyppolite played as a backup TB in his true freshman year of 2010 but then missed all of last year with a knee injury. He carried the ball five times vs. Rutgers for -2 yards in his first career start and twice vs. Temple for four yards. He did not carry the ball vs. Syracuse or USF and had two carries for two yards vs. Pittsburgh. Tight Ends Are Tough Redshirt senior tight end Ryan Griffin (Londouderry, N.H.) was a second team All-BIG EAST selection last year and is moving up the career record book. Griffin is second in UConn history for receptions by a tight end with 113 while No. 1 is former NFL standout Brian Kozlowski (1989-92) with 159. Griffin is second in receiving yards by a tight end with 1,415 while Kozlowski also holds that record with 1,788. Griffin has had a touchdown reception in three of the past four games with a 42-yarder vs. Temple, a 32-yarder vs. Syracuse and a two-yarder vs. Pittsburgh. He also had a 36-yard TD reception vs. Buffalo earlier in the season and now has nine career TD receptions, which makes him fifth in Husky TE history. Griffin owns two of the top ten receiving seasons by a tight end in school history with 33 in 2011 (8th) and 31 in 2010 (tied for tenth). Griffin tied his career high with six receptions vs. Pittsburgh. Redshirt senior tight end John Delahunt (Ottawa, Ont.) is also having an outstanding year as he is the seventh-leading receiver on the team with 15 receptions for 184 yards and a TD. He entered the 2012 season with just 11 career receptions for 118 yards. DeLorenzo Makes First Career Start UConn redshirt freshman tailback Max DeLorenzo (Berlin, Conn.) made his first career start vs. Temple (Oct. 13). He had a solid day with 23 carries for 91 yards with a long of 20. He became the first Connecticut native to start at tailback for the Huskies since Matt Lawrence (Bloomfield) in 2004. He had three carries for one yard vs. Pittsburgh.

DEFENSE NOTES Solid Experience Back As has become a yearly habit, the UConn defense returned a strong returning nucleus this season. UConn returns eight of 11 starters to this year’s unit. Senior defensive end Jesse Joseph (Laval, Que.) led the way with 32 career starts, while senior cornerback Dwayne Gratz (Piscataway, N.J.) had 29, senior linebacker Sio Moore (Apex, N.C.) had 21 and senior defensive end Trevardo Williams (Bridgeport, Conn.) has 19. Joseph tore his left Achilles tendon at Maryland (Sept. 15) and is out for the remainder of the season. Gawdy Defensive Numbers THis Season The Connecticut defense has established itself as one of the top units in college football this season. UConn is ninth in total defense (296.20 yards per game), 11th in rushing defense (107.60 yards per game), 22nd in tackles for loss (7.00 per game), 22nd in sacks (2.70 per game), 21st in pass defense (188.60 yards per game) and 19th in scoring defense (18.40 points per game).

UConn leads the BIG EAST in total defense, rushing defense, pass defense and sacks. UConn has only given up 29 points in the first quarter of games this year (field goal by WMU, TD vs. Buffalo, two FG by Rutgers, two FG by Syracuse. TD by USF) and has given up only 26 first quarter first downs this year. The Husky defense led to a shutout vs. UMass on August 30 and limited the Minutemen to just three first downs, three yards of rushing and 59 total offensive yards. The shutout was the first by UConn since a 38-0 win over Maine on Sept. 8, 2007 and the first over a FCS team since a 38-0 win over Buffalo on Sept. 1, 2005. The three first downs tied a school record for least allowed in a single game as UConn also gave up three vs. Navy in 2002. The three yards of rushing was the seventh lowest allowed in school history. The defense also stepped up vs. N.C. State (Sept. 8) and limited the Wolfpack to seven points, 12 first downs and 54 yards of rushing. The seven points given up by UConn after two games this season was the fewest since UConn began the 2005 season with shutouts vs. Buffalo (38-0) and Liberty (Sept. 10). Trevardo Gets The Career Sack Record Senior defensive end Trevardo Williams (Bridgeport, Conn.) became the career sack leader in UConn history vs. USF (Nov. 3). Williams sacked B.J. Daniels on the third play of the second quarter to set the mark. Williams now has 27.5 career sacks while the former record belonged to Mark Michaels with 27 from 1982-85. Williams is sixth in UConn career history in tackles for a loss with 37.0. Uyi Osunde (1999-03) is the leader there with 49. Williams is tied for 18th in the country in sacks and is first in the BIG EAST at 0.85 per game. He is the ninth-leading total tackler on the Husky team this year. Williams gained preseason notice for 2012 by being named to preseason watch lists for the Bednarik Award, the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and the Lombardi Award. Williams earned Second Team All-BIG EAST honors last year and had a tremendous second half of 2011. Of his 43 tackles in 2011, 20 of them were made in the final five games and of his 15 tackles for a loss, 10.5 were in the final five. He led the BIG EAST and was ranked second in the country in sacks per game with 1.04 and was second in the BIG EAST and 32nd in the country in tackles for a loss. Smallwood Tied For 20th In The Country In Tackles Redshirt sophomore linebacker Yawin Smallwood (Worcester, Mass.) leads UConn in tackles this season with 100 and is tied for 20th in the country (and is third in BIG EAST) in tackles per game at 10.11. He is also tied for 27th in the country in tackles for a loss with 1.30 per game – which is tied for the BIG EAST lead with teammate Sio Moore. Smallwood has been honored twice this season as the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week. He was honored after the Sept. 15 win over Maryland when he had a game-high 14 tackles — five more than any other player in the game — to go with 2.5 sacks, 3.5 TFLs and a forced fumble. Smallwood was also UConn’s leading tackler in the opener vs. UMass as he had seven tackles with 3.5 TFLs. For his efforts, he was named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week. Smallwood started all 12 games last year for the Huskies and was the second-leading tackler on the team.

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville Gratz Returns For A Touchdown UConn redshirt senior cornerback Dwayne Gratz (Piscataway, N.J.) returned an interception for 37-yards for a touchdown in the second quarter of the game against UMass. UConn returned just one interception for a touchdown last year. The “pick-six” was the second of Gratz’s career as he had a 46-yarder against Oklahoma in the 2011 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. Gratz, who also had an interception on Maryland’s first play from scrimmage on Sept. 15 and one vs. USF, now has eight career interceptions. Stephen Returns To Lineup UConn redshirt junior Shamar Stephen (Brookville, N.Y.) returned to the Husky lineup on Sept. 15 vs. Maryland and has now started the last seven games after missing the first two games of ’12 with a knee injury suffered in preseason camp. Stephen had begun camp as a projected starter on the defensive line as he played in 24 of 25 games over the past two seasons. He had three tackles vs. WMU, one against Maryland and Buffalo and five with half a tackle for a loss vs. Rutgers. He had three tackles vs. Temple, two vs. Syracuse and three vs. USF. Against Rutgers, Stephen made a season-high five tackles and blocked a 50-yard field goal attempt. The blocked kick was the first blocked field goal by Connecticut since James Hargrave against Murray State (Sep. 4, 2004). Short Breaks for the Offense The Connecticut defense is tied for seventh in the country in three-and-outs forced this season at 5.00 per game. The Huskies have stopped opponents on third down 66% of the time this season and have forced three-play drives 37.6% (50-for-122) of the time. Florida State leads the country with 6.72 three-and-outs forced per game, followed by TCU (6.00), Wisconsin (5.45), Alabama (5.36) and Georgia (5.36) rounding out the top five.

SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES Solid Start, But Tough Day, For Christen Redshirt junior kicker Chad Christen (Etters, Pa.) had connected on seven of his first ten collegiate field goal attempts and all 14 of his extra point attempts in his first year as the team’s placekicker entering the game vs. Temple. Christen had handled kickoff duties only for the past two years and is replacing UConn’s all-time leading kicker Dave Teggart this year. While Christen made both his PAT attempts vs. the Owls, he missed four field goals in the game – tries of 36, 42, 44 (blocked) and 28 (OT) yards. Christen was the first player to appear in the interview after the game, which promoted Jeff Jacobs of The Hartford Courant to write: “And then you remember this is a 22-year-old college kid, and he was hurting inside. No, Christen didn’t do his job as a kicker on this day. He did do his job as a stand-up young man. He was the first player in the interview room. He answered the questions with a forthrightness that should be the envy of some professional athletes 10 years his senior. And when he was finished, he shook hands with reporters.” Christen connected on field goals of 36, 47 and 19 yards vs. UMass and hit on two extra points. He connected on his one PAT attempt vs. N.C. State. He missed a 49-yard field goal against Maryland, but came back to make a 34-yarder. He also had three PAT vs. the Terps. He missed a 51-yarder against WMU, but

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later made a 32-yarder and hit on all three of his PATs. He had a 29-yarder vs. Buffalo and hit on all three of his PAT attempts and against Rutgers he made a 19-yarder and missed a 51-yarder. He came back against Syracuse and connected on a 23-yard FG in the first quarter and scored UConn’s only points vs. USF with field goals of a career-long 50 yards and also a 37-yarder. He was sharp again in the win vs. Pittsburgh with a 29-yard field goal and three extra points. Wagner Already In The Books UConn redshirt junior Cole Wagner (York, Pa.) has already established himself as a top performer in the UConn record books. Wagner has been the Husky punter for the past two seasons and was a Second Team All-Conference pick last year. This season, 24 of his 62 punts have been downed inside the 20 yard line, including three of five punts on Oct. 6 vs. Rutgers. He is now second in UConn career history in punting average (min. 80 punts) with a 40.9 average, while the leader is Desi Cullen (2006-09) with 41.1 Wagner is third in career number of punts (221) and second in career yardage (9,046). Nick Williams Joins Elite Company UConn senior Nick Williams (East Windsor, N.J.) returned a punt 58 yards for a touchdown on Sept. 15 for the opening score of the Maryland game and then had a 80-yard punt return for a TD against Pittsburgh. The return vs. Pittsburgh was just the fifth in school history that went for 80 yards or more for a TD. Against Pittsburgh, he became UConn’s career leader in return yardage (punts, kickoffs and interceptions) with 2,389 – topping the mark of Larry Taylor (2004-07), who had 2,277. He is just the seventh player in UConn history to have two or more punt returns for a TD in a career. Williams becomes just the fifth UConn player in history, and only second in the “FBS Era”, to have both a kick¬off and punt return for a TD during a career. He joins Larry Taylor (2004-07), Jordan Younger (1996-99), Nick Giaquinto (1975-76) and Rich Hedgepeth (1974-76). Williams was named the BIG EAST Special Teams Player of the Week following his game vs. Maryland and Pittsburgh. He was the ECAC Special Teams Player of the Week following the Pittsburgh game. Williams has two KO returns for a touchdown – both coming in the 2010 season when he led the country in kickoff return average at 35.29 yards per return. He is second in school history in number of kickoff returns with 71 while Tory Taylor had 89 from 1995-98. He is first in net yards with 1,916. He is tied for first in KOR for touchdowns with two and is the career leader in kickoff return average at 27.0. Williams is fifth in UConn history in punt return average at 9.5.

STADIUM/ATTENDANCE NOTES Rentschler Field The Huskies moved into brand new Rentschler Field in East Hartford for the 2003 season. Located within miles of Interstates 91, 84 and 384, the home of the Huskies lies on 75 acres of land donated to the State of Connecticut from the historic Pratt & Whitney Airfield. The stadium, like the former airfield, is named for that company’s founder, Frederick Rentschler. The stadium boasts a capacity of 40,000 with 38 luxury suites.

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville Fan No. 2,000,000 On Friday, Sept. 16, UConn welcomed the 2,000,000th fan to Renstchler Field in its history. That lucky fan was Shane Buzzell of Manchester, Conn.. The Huskies have sold out 29 of their first 61 dates at Rentschler Field. UConn has played to 95.2-pct. Of capacity all-time there, drawing 2,361,541 fans, or an average of 38,089 per game. Rentschler Field Proves Friendly For Huskies The Huskies went 7-0 at home in 2007 at Rentschler Field and also 6-0 in 2010. UConn’s 3-4 mark at home in 2006 was its only sub-.500 record at Rentschler Field. UConn finished 4-3 at Rentschler Field in 2011. The seven home wins in 2007 set a school record for a single season which was previously set in 2004. Prior to the Iowa State loss, UConn had won nine consecutive games at Rentschler Field. UConn stands at 45-17 all-time at Rentschler Field including a 25-7 mark in non-conference games. Michigan, Tennessee Will Visit Rentschler Field Following UConn’s trip to Ann Arbor on Sept. 4, 2010, the Wolverines will come to Rentschler Field on Sept. 21, 2013 to take on the Huskies. UConn will also play a home-and-home series with Tennessee beginning in 2015 with the Volunteers coming to Rentschler Field on Sept. 26 with a return trip to Knoxville on Sept. 3, 2016. Other upcoming non-conference opponents coming to Rentschler Field include Maryland (2013) and Virginia (2106). UConn has now played host to non-conference opponents from the Atlantic Coast Conference, Big 10, Big XII and Southeastern Conference at Rentschler Field.

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Name Ht. Moore, Sio** 6-2 Foxx, Deshon 5-10 Gutierrez, Ricky 6-1 Wreh-Wilson, Blidi*** 6-2 Smith, Michael*** 6-0 Williams, Jhavon 5-11 Gratz, Dwayne*** 6-0 Phillips, Shakim 6-1 Abrams, Kamal 5-10 Whitmer, Chandler 6-1 McCummings, Scott* 6-2 Cochran, Casey 6-0 Stevenson, David 5-8 Christen, Chad** 6-1 Clax, Jazzmar 5-11 Brown, Ty-Meer* 6-0 Jones, Byron* 6-1 Driscoll, Blaise 6-1 Puyol, Bobby 6-0 McEntee, Johnny* 6-3 Marder, Ellis 6-1 Allen, Denzel 6-0 Williams, Joseph 5-11 Adams, Andrew 6-0 Lee, Wilbert 6-1 Stewart, Graham 6-1 Hyppolite, Martin 6-0 Clark, Tyree 5-10 Johnson, Jory*** 6-1 Mack, Taylor* 5-9 Melifonwu, Obi 6-3 Williams, Nick*** 5-10 Ashiru, Jefferson 6-1 Smallwood, Yawin* 6-3 Kenney, David* 6-0 Tartaglino, Martin 5-9 Vinci, Wyatt 6-3 Claflin, Jeremy 6-1 Kantor, Alex 5-9 Floyd, Jordan 6-1 Battles-Santos, Brendan 6-3 Steg, Brandon 6-2 Wain, Justin 6-3 McCombs, Lyle* 5-8 DeLorenzo, Max 5-11 Norris, Elijah 6-4 Matteis, Christopher 5-9 Vann, Marquise 6-0 Frank, Reuben* 6-3 Williams, Trevardo*** 6-2 McQuillan, Sean 6-4 Bullock, Tyler 6-4 Willman, Tim 6-4 Donohue, Ryan 6-0 Wirth, Ryan* 6-3 Stephens, Omaine 6-4 Hicks, Jon 6-3 Pruitt, Angelo 6-3 Hopkins, Wesley 6-2 Louis, Jonathan 6-5 Stephen, Shamar** 6-5 Samra, Tyler 6-3 Oldach, William 6-4 Masters, Adam*** 6-4 Cruz, Gus 6-2 Manco, Dominick 6-0 Mueller, Adam* 6-1 Paull, Bryan 6-3 Greene, Steve* 6-5 Bockeloh, Kyle 6-3 Levy, Richard 6-6 Bennett, Jimmy 6-9 Mateas, Alex 6-3 Nwokeji, Paul 6-5 Hemingway, Xavier 6-4 Rugg, Zach 6-5 Friend, Kevin** 6-6 Gifford, Dalton 6-5 Shortell, Neil 6-3 Guardi, Frank 6-0 Green, John 5-11 Jones, Tebucky 6-0 Davis, Geremy* 6-1 Wagner, Cole** 6-2 Horan, James 6-4 Delahunt, John*** 6-3 Campenni, Julian 5-11 Joseph, Jesse*** 6-3 Myers, Mykal 6-0 Goodrich, James 5-10 Griffin, Ryan*** 6-6 Adeyemi, Kenton 6-4 Knappe, Andreas 6-9 Parker, Spencer 6-4 McBryde, B.J. 6-5 Jennings, Ted** 6-6 Marinan, Sean 6-0

Wt. Pos. Cl. Hometown/HS/Prep 229 LB RSr. Apex, N.C./Apex 167 WR So. Lynchburg, Va./Brookville 170 WR Fr. Hialeah, Fla./American 190 CB RSr. Edinboro, Pa./General McLane 201 WR Sr. Houston, Texas/Westside 185 CB Fr. Wellington, Fla./Palm Beach Central 198 CB RSr. Piscataway, N.J./Piscataway 200 WR RSo. Paterson, N.J./Boston Coll./DePaul Cath. 179 WR So. Dover, Del./Dover 191 QB RSo. Newnan, Ga./Butler CC 224 QB RSo. Natick, Mass./Natick 214 QB Fr. Monroe, Conn./Masuk 173 CB RFr. Stone Mountain, Ga./Stephenson 202 K/P RJr. Etters, Pa./Red Lane 236 FB/LB Fr. Freehold, N.J./Neptune 193 S RSo. McKeesport, Pa./McKeesport 192 DB RSo. New Britain, Conn./St. Paul (Bristol) 189 QB Sr. Avon, Conn./Avon Old Farms 170 K Fr. North Palm Beach, Fla./Dwyer 208 QB RSr. Fullerton, Calif./Servite 185 S Fr. Windermere, Fla./Lake Highland Prep 185 WR Sr. Ledyard, Conn./Rhode Island 201 TB Fr. Allentown, Pa./Emmaus 186 S RFR. Fayetteville, Ga./Woodward Acad. 204 S RFr. Brooklyn, N.Y./Boys and Girls 227 LB RFr. Durham, Conn./Florida/Xavier 214 RB RJr. Wakefield, Mass./Wakefield 183 CB RFr. Tampa, Fla./Alonso 227 OLB RSr. Mobile, Ala./St. Paul’s/The Hun School 170 CB Jr. Powder Springs, Ga./The Lovett School 194 S Fr. South Grafton, Mass./Grafton 184 WR Sr. East Windsor, N.J./The Hun School 227 LB RFr. Powder Springs, Ga./McEachern 235 LB RSo. Worcester, Mass./ Doherty 195 OLB RJr. Highstown, N.J./The Peddie School 218 FB Sr. Torrington, Conn./Torrington 238 LB/FB Fr. Ridgewood, N.J./St. Joseph/Hun School 186 S RFr. West Hartford, Conn./ Conard 185 CB Jr. Potomac, Md./ Winston Churchill 205 S Fr. Bel Air, Md./Loyola Blakefield 250 DE Fr. Eastham, Mass./Nauset Regional 226 LB RSo. Coral Springs, Fla./J.P. Taravella 190 P Fr. Wilmington, N.C./Eugene Ashley 166 RB RSo. Staten Island, N.Y./St. Joseph By The Sea 213 RB RFr. Berlin, Conn./Berlin 230 DE Fr. Upper Marlboro, Md./Archbishop Carroll 230 FB RFr. North Haven, Conn./North Haven 224 LB RFr. Cincinnati, Ohio/Fairfield Senior 239 FB RSo. Poughkeepsie, N.Y./Poughkeepsie 233 DE Sr. Bridgeport, Conn./Canterbury 238 TE RFr. Glastonbury, Conn./Avon Old Farms 302 OG RJr. Mechanicsburg, Pa./Mechanicsburg 270 DT RJr. Fulton, Md./Reservoir 242 LB Sr. Montvale, N.J./St. Joseph Reg./Maryland 271 DT RSr. Medford, N.J./Shawnee/Cheshire Acad. 220 LB Fr. East Orange, N.J./East Orange Campus 245 LB Fr. Palmyra, Pa./Palmyra 296 DT RSo. Cincinnati, Ohio/ North College Hill 265 DL Fr. Bloomfield, Conn./Northwest Cath. 259 DE RSo. Brockton, Mass./Wyoming Seminary 317 DT RJr. Brookville, N.Y./Long Island Lutheran 250 OG Fr. Wycoff, N.J./Don Bosco 280 LS Fr. Hopkinton, Mass./The Rivers School 298 OT RSr. Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman 306 OG RSo. Manchester, N.H./Kimball Union Acad. 239 LS RFr. Lagrangeville, N.Y./Arlington 225 LS Jr. Park Ridge, Ill./Maine Township South 298 C RSo. Parkland, Fla./M. Stoneman Douglas 309 OG RJr. Edensburg, Pa./Bishop Carroll 284 C Fr. Houston, Texas/ Cypress Creek 280 OT Fr. Trenton, N.J./Trenton Central 309 OT RSr. Alexandria, Va./West Potomac 293 OG RSo. Ottawa, Ont./Penn State/Ottawa Sooners 261 OT RFr. Randolph, Mass./Thayer Academy 262 OT RFr. Powder Springs, Ga./McEachern 285 OG Fr. Windber, Pa./Bishop McCort 295 OT RJr. Warrentown, Va./Faquier 297 OT RFr. Fairhaven, Mass./Bridgton (Maine) Acad. 250 TE RSo. Mission Hills, Kan./Butler CC 182 WR Jr. New Fairfield, Conn./ New Fairfield 175 WR Fr. Miami, Fla./Felix Varela 185 WR RSo. Farmington, Conn./ New Britain 214 WR RSo. Lawrenceville, Ga./ Norcross 211 P RJr. York, Pa./ York Suburban 210 TE Fr. Rockaway, N.J./Bergen Catholic 243 TE RSr. Ottawa, Ont./ Holy Trinity 281 DT RFr. West Pittson, Pa./ Wyoming Area 259 DE Sr. Laval, Que./ Vanier Prep 300 DT Fr. Newburgh, N.Y./Newburgh Free Acad. 172 K RFr. Falmouth, Maine/ Falmouth 247 TE RSr. Londonderry, N.H./ Londonderry 259 DT RFR. Wethersfield, Conn./Fork Union (VA) Ac. 280 DL Fr. Silkeborg, Denmark/Handelsskolen Silkeborg 218 TE Sr. Newington, Conn./Lasell 301 DE RSo. Beaver Falls, Pa./ Beaver Falls 254 DE RSr. Dayton, Ohio/ Chaminade-Julienne 250 DE Fr. Higganum, Conn./Xavier

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Head Coach: Paul Pasqualoni (Penn State, 1972) Defensive Coord./Cornerbacks: Don Brown (Norwich University, 1977) Offensive Coord./Offensive Line: George DeLeone (Connecticut, 1970) Asst. Head Coach/Defensive Line: Hank Hughes (Springfield, 1979) Wide Receivers/Recruiting Coord: Matt Cersosimo (Springfield, 2000) Quarterbacks: Shane Day (Kansas State, 1999) Tight Ends: Mike Foley (Colgate, 1978) Safeties: Darrell Perkins (Wyoming, 1990) Running Backs/Special Teams Coord.: Clayton White (North Carolina State, 2001) Linebackers: Jon Wholley (Connecticut, 2004) Offensive Graduate Assistant: Michael Digman (Missouri, 2007) Defensive Graduate Assistant: Jordan Orlovsky (Miami, 2009) Graduate Assistants: Luke Bengston (St. Cloud State, 2008) Jon Guynes (Lehigh, 2005) Director of Football Administration: Tim Pendergast (SUNY Cortland, 1980) Strength & Conditioning Coord.: Jerry Martin (Syracuse, 1978) Recruiting Assistant: Dave Wilczewski (Connecticut, 2008) Dir. of Alumni and Community Affairs: Andy Baylock (Central Connecticut, 1960) Football Equipment Manager: Chris Stasaitis (Connecticut, 2001) Head Athletic Trainer: Bob Howard, MA, ATC (Connecticut, 1988) Team Physician: Dr. Jeffrey Anderson, MD (North Park, 1986) Kenton Adeyemi Ty-Meer Brown Dwayne Gratz Martin Hyppolite Sio Moore Yawin Smallwood Brandon Steg Shamar Stephen Blidi Wreh-Wilson

ADD-a-YEM-ee tie-MEER grats (like congrats) HIP-o-light SEE-oh yah-win stegg (rhymes with egg)

stef-in bleed-ee ray-wilson

Pronunciations

No. 3 4 5 5 6 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 12 13 14 15 16 17 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 34 35 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 58 58 59 60 62 63 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 80 82 83 84 85 86 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 96 97 98 99

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2012 UConn Football Numerical Roster

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2012 Connecticut Football Two-Deep (as of November 19, 2012)

LT: LG: C: RG: RT: TE: WR: FB: QB: TB: WR:

K: P: HL:

offense

72 Jimmy Bennett (RSr., 6-9, 309) 78 Dalton Gifford (RFr., 6-5, 297) 69 Steve Greene (RJr., 6-5, 309) 60 Tyler Samra (Fr., 6-3, 250) 50 Tyler Bullock (RJr., 6-4, 302) 73 Alex Mateas (RSo., 6-3, 293) 65 Gus Cruz (RSo., 6-2, 306) 68 Bryan Paull (RSo., 6-3, 298) 77 Kevin Friend (RJr., 6-6, 295) 75 Xavier Hemingway (RFr., 6-4, 262) 89 John Delahunt (RSr., 6-3, 243) 94 Ryan Griffin (RSr., 6-6, 247) 6 Michael Smith (Sr., 6-0, 201) OR 31 Nick Williams (Sr., 5-10, 184) 84 Tebucky Jones (RSo., 6-0, 185) 47 Reuben Frank (RSo., 6-3, 239) 25 Martin Hyppolite (RJr., 6-0, 214) 10 Chandler Whitmer (RSo., 6-1, 191) 18 Johnny McEntee (RSr., 6-3, 208) 43 Lyle McCombs (RSo., 5-8, 166) 44 Max DeLorenzo (RFr., 5-11, 213) 85 Geremy Davis (RSo., 6-1, 214) 8 Shakim Phillips (RSo., 6-1, 200)

defense

DE: 48 Trevardo Williams (Sr., 6-2, 233) 51 Tim Willman (RJr., 6-4, 270) DT: 53 Ryan Wirth (RSr., 6-3, 271) 92 Mykal Myers (Fr., 6-0, 300) DT: 59 Shamar Stephen (RJr., 6-5, 317) 90 Julian Campenni (RFr., 5-11, 281) DE: 56 Angelo Pruitt (RSo., 6-3, 296) 97 B.J. McBryde (RSo., 6-5, 301) OLB: 3 Sio Moore (RSr., 6-2, 229) 32 Jefferson Ashiru (RFr., 6-1, 227) ILB: 33 Yawin Smallwood (RSo., 6-3, 235) 46 Marquise Vann (RFr., 6-0, 224) ILB: 28 Jory Johnson (RSr., 6-1, 227) 52 Ryan Donohue (Sr., 6-0, 242) CB: 5 Blidi Wreh-Wilson (RSr., 6-2, 190) 29 Taylor Mack (Jr., 5-9, 170) S: 16 Byron Jones (RSo., 6-1, 192) 22 Andrew Adams (RFr., 6-0, 186) S: 15 Ty-Meer Brown (RSo., 6-0, 193) 23 Wilbert Lee (RFr., 6-1, 204) CB: 7 Dwayne Gratz (RSr., 6-0, 198) 12 David Stevenson (RFr., 5-8, 173)

special teams

13 Chad Christen (RJr., 6-1, 202) 17 Bobby Puyol (Fr., 6-0, 170) 86 Cole Wagner (RJr., 6-2, 211) 13 Chad Christen (RJr., 6-1, 202) 86 Cole Wagner (RJr., 6-2, 211) 17 Blaise Driscoll (Sr., 6-1, 189)

KR: PR: LS:

31 Nick Williams (Sr., 5-10, 184) 29 Taylor Mack (Jr., 5-9, 170) 31 Nick Williams (Sr., 5-10, 184) 29 Taylor Mack (Jr., 5-9, 170) 67 Adam Mueller (Jr., 6-1, 225) 66 Dominick Manco (RFr., 6-0, 239)

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville The Last Time an Individual... KICKOFF RETURN FOR A TOUCHDOWN By UConn: Robbie Frey (95), vs. Oklahoma, Jan. 1, 2011 By Opp.: Adrian Bushell (100), Louisville, Nov. 19, 2011

FOUR-PLUS TOUCHDOWN PASSES By UConn: Johnny McEntee (4), vs. Western Michigan, Oct. 1, 2011 By Opp.: Geno Smith (4), West Virginia, Oct. 8, 2011

OPENING KICKOFF RETURN FOR A TOUCHDOWN By UConn: Larry Taylor (97), vs. Temple, Oct. 23, 2004 By Opp.: Adrian Bushell (100), Louisville, Nov. 19, 2011

TEN-PLUS RECEPTIONS By UConn: Cornell Brockington (10), at Syracuse, Oct. 30, 2004 By Opp.: Jordan White (12), Western Michigan, Oct. 1, 2011 Robert Arnheim (10), Western Michigan, Oct. 1, 2011

STANDARD PUNT RETURN FOR A TOUCHDOWN By UConn: Nick Williams (80), vs. Pittsburgh, Nov. 9, 2012 By Opp.: Doug Beaumont (74), Louisville, Oct. 23, 2010 BLOCKED PUNT RETURN FOR A TOUCHDOWN By UConn: Max DeLorenzo (0), vs. Massachusetts, Aug. 30, 2012 By Opp.: Parker Cantey (0), Syracuse, Nov. 15, 2008 INTERCEPTION RETURN FOR A TOUCHDOWN By UConn: Dwayne Gratz (37), vs. Massachusetts, Aug. 30, 2012 By Opp.: Wayne Warren (25), Rutgers, Oct. 6, 2012 FUMBLE RETURN FOR A TOUCHDOWN By UConn: Kendall Reyes (9), vs. Rutgers, Nov. 26, 2011 By Opp.: Desmond Bozeman (53), W. Michigan, Sep. 22, 2012 30-PLUS CARRIES By UConn: Lyle McCombs (32), vs. USF, Oct. 15, 2011 By Opp.: Montel Harris (30), Temple, Oct. 13, 2012 100 YARDS RUSHING By UConn: Lyle McCombs (120), vs. Pittsburgh, Nov. 9, 2012 By Opp.: Jerome Smith (133), Syracuse, Oct. 19, 2012 150 YARDS RUSHING By UConn: Lyle McCombs (152), vs. Syracuse, Nov. 5, 2011 By Opp.: Bernard Pierce (169), Temple, Sept. 18, 2010 200 YARDS RUSHING By UConn: Jordan Todman (222), vs. Pittsburgh, Nov. 11, 2010 By Opp.: Ray Rice (217), Rutgers, Oct. 22, 2005 THREE RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS By UConn: Lyle McCombs (4), vs. Fordham, Sept. 3, 2011 By Opp.: B.J. Daniels (3), USF, Dec. 5, 2009 FOUR-PLUS RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS By UConn: Lyle McCombs (4), vs. Fordham, Sept, 3, 2011 By Opp.: Tony Hollings (4), Georgia Tech, Sept. 7, 2002 RUSHING TOUCHDOWN AND A RECEIVING TOUCHDOWN By UConn: Andre Dixon, vs. Akron, Sept. 29, 2007 By Opp.: Bernard Pierce, Temple, Sept. 18, 2010 5­0-PLUS PASSING ATTEMPTS By UConn: Dan Orlovsky (51), at Syracuse, Oct. 30, 2004 By Opp.: Alex Carder (51), Western Michigan, Oct. 1, 2011 300 YARDS PASSING By UConn: Chandler Whitmer (333), at W. Michigan, Sep. 22, 2012 By Opp.: Tino Sunseri (302), Pittsburgh, Nov. 9, 2012 400 YARDS PASSING By UConn: Dan Orlovsky (445), at Syracuse, Oct. 30, 2004 By Opp.: Tino Sunseri (419), Pittsburgh, Oct. 26, 2011

100 YARDS RECEIVING By UConn: Shakim Phillips (100), vs. Temple, Oct. 13, 2012 By Opp.: Alec Lemon (166), Syracuse, Oct. 19, 2012 150 YARDS RECEIVING By UConn: Marcus Easley (157), vs. West Virginia, Oct. 24, 2009 By Opp.: Alec Lemon (166), Syracuse, Oct. 19, 2012 200 YARDS RECEIVING By UConn: Dak Newton (222), vs. Villanova, Oct. 5, 1996 By Opp.: Brandon Coleman (223), Rutgers, Nov. 26, 2011 TWO RECEIVING TOUCHDOWNS By UConn: Kashif Moore (2), vs. Western Michigan, Oct. 1, 2011 By Opp.: Anthony McClung (2), Cincinnati, Dec. 3, 2011 THREE-PLUS RECEIVING TOUCHDOWNS By UConn: Dak Newton (3), vs. Villanova, Oct. 5, 1996 By Opp.: Ed Young (3), Buffalo, Sept. 25, 2010 70-YARD PUNT By UConn: Chris Pavasaris (74), at Louisville, Dec. 2, 2006 By Opp.: Tyson Beattie (71), Indiana, Sept. 23, 2006 MADE A 50-PLUS YARD FIELD GOAL By UConn: Chad Christen (50), at USF, Nov. 3, 2012 By Opp.: Maikon Bonani (50), USF, Nov. 3, 2012 THREE FIELD GOALS By UConn: Chad Christen (3), vs. Massachusetts, Aug. 30, 2012 By Opp.: Ross Krautman (4), Syracuse, Oct. 19, 2012 FOUR FIELD GOALS By UConn: Dave Teggart (4), at Cincinnati, Dec. 3, 2011 By Opp.: Ross Krautman (4), Syracuse, Oct. 19, 2012 TWO SACKS By UConn: Sio Moore (2.0), vs. Pittsburgh, Nov. 9, 2012 By Opp.: Derek Wolfe (2.5), Cincinnati, Dec. 3, 2011 THREE-PLUS SACKS By UConn: Trevardo Williams (4), vs. Rutgers, Nov. 26, 2011 By Opp.: Anthony Hoke (3), Cincinnati, Nov. 10, 2007 TWO INTERCEPTIONS By UConn: Jerome Junior (2), vs. Buffalo, Sept. 25, 2010 By Opp.: Phillip Thomas (2), Syracuse, Nov. 5, 2011 THREE-PLUS INTERCEPTIONS By UConn: Darius Butler (3), at Army, Oct. 1, 2005 By Opp.: Derek Carter (3), Maine, Oct. 14, 1995

THREE TOUCHDOWN PASSES By UConn: Chandler Whitmer (3), at W. Michigan, Sep. 22, 2012 By Opp.: Munchie Legaux (3), Cincinnati, Dec. 3, 2011

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville The Last Time a Team... BLOCKED PUNT By UConn: vs. Massachusetts, Aug. 30, 2012 (Taylor Mack block of Jeff Strait) By Opp.: Pittsburgh, December 6, 2008 (Michael Toerper block of Desi Cullen)

90-PLUS OFFENSIVE PLAYS By UConn: 91, vs. Pittsburgh, Nov. 11, 2006 By Opp.: 90, Buffalo, Sept. 25, 2010

BLOCKED FIELD GOAL By UConn: at Rutgers, Oct. 6, 2012 (Shamar Stephen block of Kyle Federico) By Opp.: vs. Temple, Oct. 13, 2012 (Deon Miller block of Chad Christen) 100-YARD RUSHER AND A 300-YARD PASSER By UConn: at W. Michigan, Sep. 22, 2012 (Lyle McCombs and Chandler Whitmer) By Opp.: Notre Dame, Nov. 21, 2009 (Armando Allen and Jimmy Clausen) 100-YARD RECEIVER AND A 300-YARD PASSER By UConn: at W. Michigan, Sep. 22, 2012 (Geremy Davis and Chandler Whitmer) By Opp.: West Virginia, Oct. 8, 2011 (Stedman Bailey, Ivan McCartney, and Geno Smith)

500 YARDS OF TOTAL OFFENSE By UConn: 501, at West Virginia, Oct. 24, 2009 By Opp.: 502, Syracuse, Oct. 19, 2012 600 YARDS OF TOTAL OFFENSE By UConn: 600, vs. Liberty, Sept. 10, 2005 By Opp.: 711, Cincinnati, Nov. 7, 2009 TEN-PLUS PUNTS By UConn: 11, vs. Rutgers, Oct. 8, 2010 By Opp.: 10, Rutgers, Oct. 31, 2009 ZERO PUNTS By UConn: at Syracuse, Oct. 30, 2004 By Opp.: unknown (records available since 1961) SUCCESSFUL ONSIDE KICK By UConn: vs. Louisville, Nov. 19, 2011 By Opp.: Buffalo, Sep. 29, 2012

100-YARD RUSHER, 100-YARD RECEIVER AND A 300-YARD PASSER By UConn: at W. Michigan, Sep. 22, 2012 (Lyle McCombs, Geremy Davis and Chandler Whitmer) By Opp.: Notre Dame, Nov. 21, 2009

RECORDED A SAFETY By UConn: vs. Vanderbilt, Oct. 2, 2010 (Ball snapped through the back of the end zone) By Opp.: West Virginia, Oct. 8, 2011 (Sack of Johnny McEntee in the end zone)

TWO 100-YARD RUSHERS By UConn: vs. Texas Southern, Sept. 11, 2010 (Jordan Todman and Robbie Frey) By Opp.: Louisville, Sept. 26, 2008 (Bidal Powell and Vic Anderson)

MADE TWO-POINT CONVERSION By UConn: at Cincinnati, Dec. 3, 2011 (Johnny McEntee pass to Corey Manning) By Opp.: Pittsburgh, Oct. 10, 2009 (Bill Stull pass to Cedric McGee)

TWO 100-YARD RECEIVERS By UConn: vs. Massachusetts, Oct. 17, 1998 (John Fitzsimmons and Carl Bond) By Opp.: W. Michigan, Sep. 22, 2012 (Jaime Wilson and Josh Schaffer)

SCORED 50 POINTS By UConn: UConn 62, Texas Southern 3, Sept. 11, 2010 By Opp.: West Virginia 66, UConn 21, Nov. 24, 2007

(Armando Allen, Golden Tate, Michael Floyd, and Jimmy Clausen)

TWO QBS THROW OVER 100 YARDS By UConn: vs. Middle Tennessee, Nov. 4, 2000 (Chris Willis and Luke Richmond) By Opp.: Rutgers, Nov. 26, 2011 (Chas Dodd and Gary Nova)

RECORDED A SHUTOUT By UConn: UConn 37, Massachusetts 0, Aug. 30, 2012 By Opp.: Louisville 26, UConn 0, Oct. 23, 2010 RECORDED A SHUTOUT AT UCONN By UConn: UConn 37, Massachusetts 0, Aug. 30, 2012 By Opp.: Navy 30, UConn 0, Sept. 23, 1978

30-PLUS FIRST DOWNS By UConn: 30, vs. Pittsburgh, Nov. 11, 2006 By Opp.: 34, Villanova, Oct. 16, 1999

WON BY 30 OR MORE POINTS By UConn: UConn 37, Massachusetts 0, Aug. 30, 2012 By Opp.: Syracuse 40, UConn 10, Syracuse, Oct. 19, 2012

FEWER THAN 10 FIRST DOWNS By UConn: 9, vs. Wake Forest, Dec. 29, 2007 By Opp.: 3, Massachusetts, Aug. 30, 2012

CAME FROM AT LEAST 10 POINTS BEHIND TO WIN By UConn: UConn 16, West Virginia 13 (trailed 10-0), Oct. 29, 2010 By Opp.: Temple 17, UConn 14 (trailed 14-0), Oct. 13, 2012

LESS THAN 50 YARDS RUSHING By UConn: 43, at USF, Nov. 3, 2012 By Opp.: 48, vs. Pittsburgh, Nov. 9, 2012 ATTEMPTED 50-PLUS PASSES By UConn: 56, vs. Rutgers, Oct. 31, 2009 By Opp.: 51, Western Michigan, Oct. 1, 2011 300 YARDS RUSHING By UConn: 358, vs. Buffalo, Jan. 3, 2009 By Opp.: 360, Syracuse, Nov. 28, 2009 400 YARDS PASSING By UConn: 445, at Syracuse, Oct. 30, 2004 By Opp.: 439, Rutgers, Nov. 29, 2011 LESS THAN 100 YARDS PASSING By UConn: 70, at Maryland, Sep. 15, 2012 By Opp.: 96, Syracuse, Nov. 15, 2008

SCORED ON FIRST PLAY FROM SCRIMMAGE By UConn: at Wake Forest, Nov. 15, 2003 (O’Neil Wilson 55 pass from Dan Orlovsky) By Opp.: USF, Oct. 7, 2006 (Matt Grothe 16 run) WON ON THE FINAL SNAP OF REGULATION (NOT OT) By UConn: UConn 29, South Florida 27, Dec. 5, 2009 (Dave Teggart Field Goal) By Opp.: Pittsburgh 24, UConn 21, Oct. 10, 2009 (Dan Hutchins field goal) OVERTIME WIN By UConn: UConn 16, West Virginia 13, Oct. 29, 2010 By Opp.: Temple 17, UConn 14, Oct. 13, 2012

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville Offensive Career Highs KAMAL ABRAMS • SO • WR • #9 Most Rushing Yards: 2, vs. Rutgers, 11/26/11 Longest Run: 2, vs. Rutgers, 11/26/11 GEREMY DAVIS • SO • WR • #85 Most Receptions: 9, at W. Michigan, 9/22/12 Most Rec. Yards: 123, at W. Michigan, 9/22/12 Longest Reception: 37, at Syracuse, 10/1912 JOHN DELAHUNT • SR • TE • #89 Most Receptions: 4, at Pittsburgh, 10/26/11 Most Rec. Yards: 46, vs. Texas So., 9/11/10 Longest Reception: 46, vs. Texas So., 9/11/10 MAX DeLORENZO • FR • RB • #44 Most Carries: 23, vs. Temple, 10/13/12 Most Rush Yards: 91, vs. Temple, 10/13/12 Longest Run: 20, vs. Temple, 10/13/12 DESHON FOXX • SO • WR • #4 Most Carries: 2, vs. Fordham, 9/3/11 Most Rush Yards: 13, vs. Fordham, 9/3/11 Longest Run: 9, vs. Fordham, 9/3/11 Longest Kickoff Return: 26, at West Virginia, 10/8/11 REUBEN FRANK • SO • FB • #47 Most Receptions: 2, 3x, last at Cincinnati, 12/3/11 Most Rec. Yards: 5, vs. W. Michigan, 10/1/11 Longest Reception: 4, vs. W. Michigan, 10/1/11 RYAN GRIFFIN • SR • TE • #94 Most Receptions: 6, 3x, last, vs. Pittsburgh, 11/9/12 Most Rec. Yards: 97, vs. Fordham, 9/3/11 Longest Reception: 55, vs. Fordham, 9/3/11 MARTIN HYPPOLITE • SO • RB • #25 Most Carries: 6, vs. Buffalo, 9/29/12 Most Rush Yards: 60, vs. Buffalo, 9/29/12 Longest Run: 50, vs. Buffalo, 9/29/12 TEBUCKY JONES • SO • WR • #84 Most Rec. Yards: 17, at Vanderbilt, 9/10/11 Longest Reception: 17, at Vanderbilt, 9/10/11 Most Rushing Yards: 2, vs. Rutgers, 11/26/11 Longest Run: 2, vs. Rutgers, 11/26/11 LYLE MCCOMBS • SO • RB • #43 Most Carries: 32, vs. USF, 10/15/11 Most Rush Yards: 152, vs. Syracuse, 11/5/11 Most Rushing TDs: 4, vs. Fordham, 9/3/11 Most TDs: 4, vs. Fordham, 9/3/11 Longest Run: 65, vs. Western Michigan, 10/1/11 Most Receptions: 4, vs. Rutgers, 11/26/11 Most Rec. Yards: 52, vs. W. Michigan, 10/1/11 Longest reception: 43, vs. NC State, 9/8/12

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SCOTT McCUMMINGS • SO • QB • #11 Most Passing Yards: 55, vs. Fordham, 9/3/11 Most Passing Attempts: 3, vs. Iowa State, 9/16/11 Longest pass: 55, vs. Fordham, 9/3/11 Most Carries: 13, vs. Syracuse, 11/5/11 Most Rushing Yards: 59, vs. Syracuse, 11/5/11 Longest Run: 25, at USF, 11/3/12 Most Rushing TDs: 2, 2x, last vs. Rutgers, 11/26/11 JOHNNY MCENTEE • SR • QB • #18 Most Passing Yards: 300, vs. W. Michigan, 10/1/11 Most Passing Attempts: 43, vs. Louisville, 11/19/11 Longest Pass: 64, at Buffalo, 9/24/11 Most Passing TDs: 4, vs. W. Michigan, 10/1/11 Most Rushing Yards: 13, at West Virginia, 10/8/11 Longest Run: 12, at West Virginia, 10/8/11 SHAKIM PHILLIPS • SO • #8 Most Receptions: 7, vs. Temple, 10/13/12 Most Rec. Yards: 100, vs. Temple, 10/13/12 Longest Reception: 25, vs. Temple, 10/13/12 MICHAEL SMITH • SR • #6 Most Receptions: 8, vs. Rhode Island, 9/26/09 Most Rec. Yards: 130, vs. Buffalo, 9/25/10 Longest Reception: 56, vs. Buffalo, 9/25/10 NICK WILLIAMS • SR • WR • #31 Most Receptions: 4, 2x, last vs. Buffalo, 9/29/12 Most Rec. Yards: 113, at Buffalo, 9/24/11 Most Carries: 3, vs. Massachusetts, 8/30/12 Most Rush Yards: 24, vs. Massachusetts, 8/30/12 Longest Reception: 64, at Buffalo, 9/24/11 Longest Kickoff Return: 100, vs. Rutgers, 8/8/10 Longest Punt Return: 58, at Maryland, 9/15/12 CHANDLER WHITMER • SO • QB • #10 Most Passing Yards: 333, at W. Michigan, 9/22/12 Most Passing Attempts: 44, at W. Michigan, 9/22/12 Most Completions: 28 , at W. Michigan, 9/22/12 Longest Pass: 42, vs. Temple, 10/13/12 Most Passing TDs: 3 , at W. Michigan, 9/22/12 Most Rushing Yards: 17, at Maryland, 9/15/12 Longest Run: 23, at Maryland, 9/15/12 Joseph Williams • FR • RB • #21 Most Carries: 3, vs. Temple, 10/13/12 Most Rush Yards: 6, vs. Temple, 10/13/12 Longest Run: 4, vs. Temple, 10/13/12

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville Defensive Career Highs ANDREW ADAMS • FR • S • #22 Most Tackles: 5, 2x, last at W. Michigan, 9/22/12 TY-MEER BROWN • SO • S • #15 Most Tackles: 10, at Syracuse, 10/1912 Most TFL: 1.0, at Cincinnati, 12/3/11 Most PBU: 3, vs. Rutgers, 11/26/11 Longest Int. Return: 48, at West Virginia, 10/8/11 DWAYNE GRATZ • SR • CB • #7 Most Tackles: 10, at Michigan, 9/4/10 Most TFL: 1.5, vs. Iowa State, 9/16/11 Most PBU: 2, 4x, last vs. Temple, 10/13/12 Longest Int. Return: 46, vs. Oklahoma, 1/1/11 Longest Fumble Return: 14, vs. USF, 10/15/11 TEDDY JENNINGS • SR • DE • #98 Most Tackles: 8, vs. Fordham, 9/3/11 Most TFL: 2.5, 2x, last at Vanderbilt, 9/10/11 Most Sacks: 1.5, at Vanderbilt, 9/10/11 JORY JOHNSON • SR • OLB • #28 Most Tackles: 14, vs. Buffalo, 9/29/12 Most TFL: 3, vs. Louisville, 11/19/11 Longest Int. Return: 15, at Vanderbilt, 9/10/11 Most PBUs: 2, vs. Syracuse, 11/5/11 BYRON JONES • SO • DB • #16 Most Tackles: 13, vs. Temple, 10/13/12 Most PBU: 4, at West Virginia, 10/8/11 Longest Fumble Return: 10, vs. USF, 10/15/11 JESSE JOSEPH • SR • DE • #91 Most Tackles: 8, 2x, last vs. NC State, 9/8/12 Most TFL: 3, vs. Vanderbilt, 10/2/10 Most Sacks: 2, vs. Vanderbilt, 10/2/10

TAYLOR MACK • JR • CB • #29 Most Tackles: 4, 3x, last at Maryland, 9/15/12 Longest Kick Return: 24, at Maryland, 9/15/12 Longest Punt Return: 33, at Rutgers, 10/8/10 Most PBU: 2, 2x, last at Maryland, 9/15/12 SIO MOORE • SR • LB • #3 Most Tackles: 17, vs. West Virginia, 10/29/10 Most TFL: 3.5, at Vanderbilt, 9/10/11 Most Sacks: 3.5, at Vanderbilt, 9/10/11 Most PBU: 2, 2x, last, vs. Pittsburgh, 11/9/12 Most Forced Fumbles: 2, vs. West Virginia, 10/29/10 Most Fumble Rec.: 2, vs. West Virginia, 10/29/10

TIM WILLMAN • JR • DL • #51 Most Tackles: 3, vs. Pittsburgh, 1/9/12 BLIDI WREH-WILSON • SR • CB • #5 Most Tackles: 9, vs. Iowa State, 9/16/11 Most PBU: 2, 3x, last vs. Temple, 10/13/12 Longest Int. Return: 53, vs. Cincinnati, 11/27/10 Ryan Wirth • SR • DT • #53 Most Tackles: 8, at Rutgers, 10/6/12

Elijah Norris • FR • DE • #45 Most Tackles: 2, vs. Buffalo, 9/29/12 ANGELO PRUITT • SO • DL • #56 Most Tackles: 5, vs. Buffalo, 9/29/12 YAWIN SMALLWOOD • SO • LB • #33 Most Tackles: 14, 2x, last at Maryland, 9/15/12 Most TFL: 3.5, 2x, last at Maryland, 9/15/12 Longest Fumble Return: 64, at Vanderbilt, 9/10/11 Longest Int. Return: 28. at Buffalo, 9/24/11 BRANDON STEG • SO • LB • #41 Most Tackles: 3, at West Virginia, 10/8/11 SHAMAR STEPHEN • JR • DT • #59 Most Tackles: 6, at West Virginia, 10/8/11 TREVARDO WILLIAMS • SR • DE • #48 Most Tackles: 7, vs. Buffalo, 9/29/12 Most TFL: 4, vs. Rutgers, 11/26/11 Most Sacks: 4, vs. Rutgers, 11/26/11

Special Teams Career Highs CHAD CHRISTEN • JR • K • #13 Most FG Made: 3, vs. Massachusetts, 8/30/12 Most FG Attempts: 4, vs. Temple, 10/13/12 Longest FG Made: 50, at USF, 11/3/12 Most PATs: 4, vs. Massachusetts, 8/30/12 COLE WAGNER • JR • P • #86 Most Punts: 11, at Rutgers, 10/8/10 Longest Punt: 66, at Michigan, 9/4/10 Longest Punt Average: 53.2, at USF, 12/4/10 Most Punts In20: 5, vs. Buffalo, 9/29/12

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville 2012 Connecticut Team Statistics Record: All Games Conference Non-Conference Date August 30, 2012 September 8, 2012 September 15, 2012 September 22, 2012 September 29, 2012 October 6, 2012 October 13, 2012 October 19, 2012 November 3, 2012 November 9, 2012 November 24, 2012 December 1, 2012

Overall Home Away 4-6 3-2 1-3 1-4 0-1 0-3 3-2 2-1 1-1 Opponent vs. Massachusetts vs. North Carolina State at Maryland at Western Michigan vs. Buffalo at Rutgers vs. Temple at Syracuse at USF vs. Pittsburgh at Louisville vs. Cincinnati

Neutral 0-0 0-0 0-0 W/L W L W L W L L (ot) L L W

Score Attend. 37-0 35,270 7-10 34,202 24-21 35,491 24-30 10,328 24-17 34,666 3-19 50,870 14-17 37,279 10-40 36,715 6-13 36,190 24-17 33,503

TEAM STATISTICS UCONN OPP -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------SCORING 173 184 Points Per Game 17.3 18.4 FIRST DOWNS 172 153 Rushing 40 60 Passing 120 84 Penalty 12 9 RUSHING YARDAGE 870 1076 Yards gained rushing 1190 1372 Yards lost rushing 320 296 Rushing Attempts 351 370 Average Per Rush 2.5 2.9 Average Per Game 87.0 107.6 TDs Rushing 8 9 PASSING YARDAGE 2336 1886 Comp-Att-Int 187-313-14 152-286-5 Average Per Pass 7.5 6.6 Average Per Catch 12.5 12.4 Average Per Game 233.6 188.6 TDs Passing 8 10 TOTAL OFFENSE 3206 2962 Total Plays 664 656 Average Per Play 4.8 4.5 Average Per Game 320.6 296.2 KICK RETURNS: #-Yards 21-433 24-544 PUNT RETURNS: #-Yards 20-277 23-186 INT RETURNS: #-Yards 5-36 14-152 KICK RETURN AVERAGE 20.6 22.7 PUNT RETURN AVERAGE 13.9 8.1 INT RETURN AVERAGE 7.2 10.9 FUMBLES-LOST 15-8 14-5 PENALTIES-Yards 43-356 61-518 Average Per Game 35.6 51.8 PUNTS-Yards 62-2498 72-2826 Average Per Punt 40.3 39.2 Net punt average 35.4 33.7 KICKOFFS-Yards 40-2505 41-2525 Average Per Kick 62.6 61.6 Net kick average 48.0 39.4 TIME OF POSSESSION/Game 31:20 28:38 3RD-DOWN Conversions 55/145 52/154 3rd-Down Pct 38% 34% 4TH-DOWN Conversions 1/5 4/11 4th-Down Pct 20% 36% SACKS BY-Yards 27-153 28-165 MISC YARDS 20 0 TOUCHDOWNS SCORED 20 21 FIELD GOALS-ATTEMPTS 11-18 13-16 ON-SIDE KICKS 0-1 1-2 RED-ZONE SCORES (21-26) 81% (20-21) 95% RED-ZONE TOUCHDOWNS (12-26) 46% (14-21) 67% PAT-ATTEMPTS (20-20) 100% (19-21) 90% ATTENDANCE 174920 169594 Games/Avg Per Game 5/34984 5/33919 Neutral Site Games 0/0 SCORE BY QUARTERS Connecticut Opponents

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1st 44 29

2nd 68 45

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3rd 27 48

4th 34 59

OT 0 3

Total 173 184

November 24, 2012 • at Louisville 2012 Connecticut Individual Statistics RUSHING GP Att Gain Loss Net Avg TD Long Avg/G --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------McCOMBS, Lyle 9 193 710 43 667 3.5 5 39 74.1 McCUMMINGS, Sc. 10 35 148 26 122 3.5 2 25 12.2 DeLORENZO, Max 8 34 129 10 119 3.5 0 20 14.9 HYPPOLITE, Mar. 10 19 76 7 69 3.6 1 50 6.9 WILLIAMS, Nick 10 6 31 8 23 3.8 0 14 2.3 WILLIAMS, Jos. 7 3 6 0 6 2.0 0 4 0.9 SMITH, Michael 10 1 3 0 3 3.0 0 3 0.3 TEAM 5 5 0 13 -13 -2.6 0 0 -2.6 WHITMER, Chan. 10 55 87 213 -126 -2.3 0 23 -12.6 Total.......... 10 351 1190 320 870 2.5 8 50 87.0 Opponents...... 10 370 1372 296 1076 2.9 9 33 107.6 PASSING G Effic Cmp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD Lng Avg/G -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------WHITMER, Chan. 10 122.64 185-309-14 59.9 2328 8 43 232.8 McENTEE, Johnny 1 75.20 1-2-0 50.0 6 0 6 6.0 McCUMMINGS, Sc. 10 58.40 1-2-0 50.0 2 0 2 0.2 Total.......... 10 121.92 187-313-14 59.7 2336 8 43 233.6 Opponents...... 10 116.58 152-286-5 53.1 1886 10 68 188.6 RECEIVING G No. Yds Avg TD Long Avg/G ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------DAVIS, Geremy 10 37 556 15.0 1 37 55.6 WILLIAMS, Nick 10 28 296 10.6 0 30 29.6 SMITH, Michael 10 27 347 12.9 1 27 34.7 GRIFFIN, Ryan 10 26 399 15.3 5 42 39.9 PHILLIPS, Shak. 10 23 299 13.0 0 25 29.9 McCOMBS, Lyle 9 20 180 9.0 0 43 20.0 DELAHUNT, John 10 15 184 12.3 1 33 18.4 FRANK, Reuben 10 4 8 2.0 0 6 0.8 OSIECKI, Mike 6 3 32 10.7 0 16 5.3 JONES, Tebucky 6 2 11 5.5 0 6 1.8 DeLORENZO, Max 8 1 14 14.0 0 14 1.8 HYPPOLITE, Mar. 10 1 10 10.0 0 10 1.0 Total.......... 10 187 2336 12.5 8 43 233.6 Opponents...... 10 152 1886 12.4 10 68 188.6

PUNT RETURNS No. Yds Avg TD Lng ----------------------------------------------------------------------WILLIAMS, Nick 19 256 13.5 2 80 MACK, Taylor 1 21 21.0 0 0 DeLORENZO, Max 0 0 0.0 1 0 Total.......... 20 277 13.9 3 80 Opponents...... 23 186 8.1 0 33 INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds Avg TD Lng ----------------------------------------------------------------------GRATZ, Dwayne 3 37 12.3 1 37 JONES, Byron 1 0 0.0 0 0 BROWN, Ty-Meer 1 -1 -1.0 0 0 Total.......... 5 36 7.2 1 37 Opponents...... 14 152 10.9 1 33 KICK RETURNS No. Yds Avg TD Lng ----------------------------------------------------------------------WILLIAMS, Nick 16 360 22.5 0 37 MACK, Taylor 5 73 14.6 0 24 Total.......... 21 433 20.6 0 37 Opponents...... 24 544 22.7 0 45 FUMBLE RETURNS No. Yds Avg TD Lng ----------------------------------------------------------------------Total.......... 0 0 0.0 0 0 Opponents...... 2 54 27.0 1 53

FIELD GOALS FGM-FGA Pct 01-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 Lg Blk ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------CHRISTEN, Chad 11-18 61.1 2-2 3-4 4-5 1-4 1-3 50 1 PUNTING No. Yds Avg Long TB FC I20 Blkd ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------WAGNER, Cole 62 2498 40.3 62 6 15 24 0 Total.......... 62 2498 40.3 62 6 15 24 0 Opponents...... 72 2826 39.2 63 6 23 15 1

FG SEQUENCE CONNECTICUT Massachusetts (36),(47),(19) North Carolina State - Maryland 49,(34) Western Michigan 51,(32) Buffalo (29) Rutgers (19),51 Temple 36,42,44,28 Syracuse (23) USF (50),(37) Pittsburgh (29)

OPPONENTS (40),44 (44) (44) (45),(31),50 (29) (22),(33),(42),(47) (28),(50) 44,(42)

Numbers in (parentheses) indicate field goal was made.

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville 2012 Connecticut Individual Statistics |------------- PATs------- ------| SCORING TD FGs Kick Rush Rcv Pass DXP Saf Points --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------CHRISTEN, Chad 0 11-18 20-20 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 53 McCOMBS, Lyle 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 30 GRIFFIN, Ryan 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 30 McCUMMINGS, Sc. 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 WILLIAMS, Nick 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 HYPPOLITE, Mar. 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 DeLORENZO, Max 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 DELAHUNT, John 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 SMITH, Michael 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 DAVIS, Geremy 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 GRATZ, Dwayne 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Total.......... 20 11-18 20-20 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 173 Opponents...... 21 13-16 19-21 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 184 TOTAL OFFENSE G Plays Rush Pass Total Avg/G --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------WHITMER, Chan. 10 364 -126 2328 2202 220.2 McCOMBS, Lyle 9 193 667 0 667 74.1 McCUMMINGS, Sc. 10 37 122 2 124 12.4 DeLORENZO, Max 8 34 119 0 119 14.9 HYPPOLITE, Mar. 10 19 69 0 69 6.9 WILLIAMS, Nick 10 6 23 0 23 2.3 McENTEE, Johnny 1 2 0 6 6 6.0 WILLIAMS, Jos. 7 3 6 0 6 0.9 SMITH, Michael 10 1 3 0 3 0.3 TEAM 5 5 -13 0 -13 -2.6 Total.......... 10 664 870 2336 3206 320.6 Opponents...... 10 656 1076 1886 2962 296.2 ALL PURPOSE G Rush Rec PR KOR IR Tot Avg/G ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------WILLIAMS, Nick 10 23 296 256 360 0 935 93.5 McCOMBS, Lyle 9 667 180 0 0 0 847 94.1 DAVIS, Geremy 10 0 556 0 0 0 556 55.6 GRIFFIN, Ryan 10 0 399 0 0 0 399 39.9 SMITH, Michael 10 3 347 0 0 0 350 35.0 PHILLIPS, Shak. 10 0 299 0 0 0 299 29.9 DELAHUNT, John 10 0 184 0 0 0 184 18.4 DeLORENZO, Max 8 119 14 0 0 0 133 16.6 McCUMMINGS, Sc. 10 122 0 0 0 0 122 12.2 MACK, Taylor 10 0 0 21 73 0 94 9.4 HYPPOLITE, Mar. 10 69 10 0 0 0 79 7.9 GRATZ, Dwayne 10 0 0 0 0 37 37 3.7 OSIECKI, Mike 6 0 32 0 0 0 32 5.3 JONES, Tebucky 6 0 11 0 0 0 11 1.8 FRANK, Reuben 10 0 8 0 0 0 8 0.8 WILLIAMS, Jos. 7 6 0 0 0 0 6 0.9 BROWN, Ty-Meer 10 0 0 0 0 -1 -1 -0.1 TEAM 5 -13 0 0 0 0 -13 -2.6 WHITMER, Chan. 10 -126 0 0 0 0 -126 -12.6 Total.......... 10 870 2336 277 433 36 3952 395.2 Opponents...... 10 1076 1886 186 544 152 3844 384.4

Career Starts History Offensive Line Jimmy Bennett, OT Tyler Bullock, C Gus Cruz, OG Kevin Friend, OG Steve Greene, OT Adam Masters, OG Alex Mateas, C

‘12 10 6 3 10 10 7 4

Total 13 6 3 23 33 30 4

Wide Receivers ‘09 ‘10 ‘11 ‘12 Geremy Davis, WR - - 1 9 Shakim Phillips, WR - - - 1 Michael Smith, WR - 3 13 3 Nick Williams, WR - - - 7

Total 10 1 19 7

Tight Ends John Delahunt, TE Ryan Griffin, TE

‘09 ‘10 ‘11 ‘12 5 5 6 6 10 8 7 6

Total 22 31

Quarterbacks ‘09 ‘10 ‘11 ‘12 Johnny McEntee, QB - - 12 - Chandler Whitmer, QB - - - 10

Total 12 10

Running Backs ‘09 ‘10 ‘11 ‘12 Max DeLorenzo, RB - - - 1 Reuben Frank, FB - - - 8 Martin Hyppolite, RB - - - 1 Lyle McCombs, RB - - 11 8 Totals 15 38 74 110

Total 1 8 1 19 238

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‘09 - - - - - - -

‘10 1 - - 2 11 11 -

‘11 2 - - 11 12 12 -

Defense

Defensive Line ‘09 Julian Campenni, DT - Ted Jennings, DE - Jesse Joseph, DE 13 Angelo Pruitt, DE - Shamar Stephen, DT - Trevardo Williams, DT 1 Ryan Wirth, DT -

‘12 2 - 3 7 7 10 10

Total 2 5 35 7 15 29 10

Linebackers ‘09 ‘10 ‘11 ‘12 Jefferson Ashiru, LB - - - 1 Jory Johnson, LB 3 1 12 10 Sio Moore, LB - 9 12 8 Yawin Smallwood, LB - - 12 10

Total 1 26 29 22

Defensive Backs ‘09 Andrew Adams, S - Ty-Meer Brown, S - Dwayne Gratz, CB 4 Byron Jones, S - Taylor Mack, CB - Blidi Wreh-Wilson, CB 9 Totals 30

Total 2 17 39 19 1 37 296

Kickers Chad Christen, K Cole Wagner, P Totals

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Offense

‘10 - - 12 - 8 7 -

‘10 - - 13 - - 13 66

‘11 - 5 7 - - 11 -

‘11 - 7 12 9 - 6 106

‘12 2 10 10 10 1 9 110

Special Teams

‘09 ‘10 ‘11 ‘12 - - - 10 - 13 12 10 - 13 12 20

Total 10 35 45

November 24, 2012 • at Louisville 2012 Connecticut Defensive Statistics |--------Tackles--------| |--Sacks--| |-------Pass Def-------| |--Fumbles--| Blkd DEFENSIVE LEADERS GP Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds No-Yards Int-Yds BrUp QBH Rcv-Yds FF Kick Saf -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------33 SMALLWOOD, Yaw. 10 52 48 100 13.0-52 4.0-26 . 4 . 1-0 2 . . 28 JOHNSON, Jory 10 30 45 75 5.5-9 . . 2 1 . 1 . . 16 JONES, Byron 10 33 40 73 1.0-1 . 1-0 1 . . . . . 3 MOORE, Sio 10 40 24 64 13.0-66 7.0-48 . 9 1 1-0 . . . 15 BROWN, Ty-Meer 10 30 15 45 0.5-1 . 1--1 3 . . . . . 5 WREH-Wilson, B. 9 24 15 39 . . . 5 . . . . . 53 WIRTH, Ryan 10 16 23 39 7.5-25 2.5-16 . . . 1-0 1 . . 7 GRATZ, Dwayne 10 25 12 37 3.0-6 . 3-37 7 . . 1 . . 48 WILLIAMS, Trev. 10 16 20 36 10.0-43 8.5-41 . . 2 . 1 . . 56 PRUITT, Angelo 10 11 13 24 4.0-12 1.0-8 . 1 . 1-0 . . . 22 ADAMS, Andrew 10 11 11 22 2.0-12 . . 4 . 1-0 . . . 29 MACK, Taylor 10 13 8 21 1.0-4 . . 3 . . . 1 . 59 STEPHEN, Shamar 8 10 8 18 0.5-1 . . 3 . . . 1 . 51 WILLMAN, Tim 10 10 2 12 5.0-15 3.0-9 . . . . . . . 91 JOSEPH, Jesse 3 5 7 12 1.5-6 1.0-5 . . . . . . . 90 CAMPENNI, Jul. 9 4 4 8 1.5-3 . . . . . . . . 34 KENNEY, David 10 1 5 6 . . . . . . . . . 23 LEE, Wilbert 9 4 2 6 . . . 1 . . . . . 52 DONOHUE, Ryan 5 1 4 5 . . . . . . . . . 47 FRANK, Reuben 10 2 3 5 . . . . . . . . . 46 VANN, Marquise 9 3 1 4 . . . . . . 1 . . 41 STEG, Brandon 10 4 . 4 . . . . . . . . . 32 ASHIRU, Jeff. 7 4 . 4 . . . . . . . . . 13 CHRISTEN, Chad 10 2 1 3 . . . . . . . . . 97 McBRYDE, B.J. 8 3 . 3 1.0-1 . . . 1 . . . . 1I PARKER, Spencer 5 1 2 3 . . . . . . . . . 45 NORRIS, Elijah 7 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . 67 MUELLER, Adam 10 . 2 2 . . . . . . . . . 25 HYPPOLITE, Mar. 10 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . 4 FOXX, Deshon 7 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . 94 GRIFFIN, Ryan 10 . 2 2 . . . . . . . . . 85 DAVIS, Geremy 10 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . 98 JENNINGS, Ted 1 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 77 FRIEND, Kevin 10 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 73 MATEAS, Alex 5 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 50 BULLOCK, Tyler 10 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 89 DELAHUNT, John 10 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 43 McCOMBS, Lyle 9 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . 10 WHITMER, Chan. 10 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . Total.......... 10 365 322 687 70-257 27-153 5-36 43 5 5-0 7 2 . Opponents...... 10 386 268 654 67.0-273 28-165 14-152 26 22 8-54 12 1 .

Defensive Category Leaders Sacks T. Williams 8.5 Moore 7.0 Smallwood 4.0 Willman 3.0 Wirth 2.5

TFLs Smallwood Moore T. Williams Wirth Johnson Willman Pruitt Gratz

Interceptions 13.0 Gratz 3 13.0 Brown 1 10.0 B. Jones 1 7.5 5.5 5.0 4.0 3.0

Pass Break Ups Moore Gratz Wreh-Wilson Adams Smallwood Mack Brown Stephen

9 7 5 4 4 3 3 3

Forced Fumbles Smallwood Johnson T. Williams Gratz Wirth Vann

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville The Automated ScoreBook Connecticut Individual Season/Career Statistics (as of Nov 20, 2012) Offense Season/Career Stat Comparison All games SEASON Rushing

McCOMBS, Lyle McCUMMINGS, Sc. DeLORENZO, Max HYPPOLITE, Mar. WILLIAMS, Nick WILLIAMS, Jos. SMITH, Michael TEAM WHITMER, Chan. Total Opponents Passing

WHITMER, Chan. McENTEE, Johnny McCUMMINGS, Sc. Total Opponents Receiving

DAVIS, Geremy WILLIAMS, Nick SMITH, Michael GRIFFIN, Ryan PHILLIPS, Shak. McCOMBS, Lyle DELAHUNT, John FRANK, Reuben OSIECKI, Mike JONES, Tebucky DeLORENZO, Max HYPPOLITE, Mar. Total Opponents Total Offense

WHITMER, Chan. McCOMBS, Lyle McCUMMINGS, Sc. DeLORENZO, Max HYPPOLITE, Mar. WILLIAMS, Nick WILLIAMS, Jos. McENTEE, Johnny SMITH, Michael TEAM Total Opponents

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gp

att

CAREER

gain loss

net

9 193 710 43 667 10 35 148 26 122 8 34 129 10 119 10 19 76 7 69 10 6 31 8 23 7 3 6 0 6 10 1 3 0 3 5 5 0 13 -13 10 55 87 213 -126 10 351 1190 320 870 10 370 1372 296 1076 gp

effic comp-att-int

avg

3.5 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.8 2.0 3.0 -2.6 -2.3 2.5 2.9

pct

td

lg avg/g

5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 9

yds

td

10 122.64 185-309-14 1 75.20 1-2-0 10 58.40 1-2-0 10 121.92 187-313-14 10 116.58 152-286-5

59.9 2328 8 50.0 6 0 50.0 2 0 59.7 2336 8 53.1 1886 10

gp

td

10 37 556 10 28 296 10 27 347 10 26 399 10 23 299 9 20 180 10 15 184 10 4 8 6 3 32 6 2 11 8 1 14 10 1 10 10 187 2336 10 152 1886

no.

yds

15.0 10.6 12.9 15.3 13.0 9.0 12.3 2.0 10.7 5.5 14.0 10.0 12.5 12.4

1 0 1 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 10

g plays

rush

pass

total avg/g

10 9 10 8 10 10 7 1 10 5 10 10

avg

gp

39 74.1 25 12.2 20 14.9 50 6.9 14 2.3 4 0.9 3 0.3 0 -2.6 23 -12.6 50 87.0 33 107.6 lg avg/g

468 109 34 19 7 3 1

att

1954 475 129 76 34 6 3

gain

loss

136 68 10 7 8 0 0

1818 407 119 69 26 6 3

net

avg

3.9 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.7 2.0 3.0

12 7 0 1 0 0 0

65 25 20 50 14 4 3

lg

avg/g

10

55

87

213

-126

-2.3

0

23

-12.6

gp

43 232.8 6 6.0 2 0.2 43 233.6 68 188.6

effic comp-att-int

10 14 22

lg avg/g

122.64 185-309-14 111.08 173-337-8 216.30 6-12-0

gp

37 55.6 30 29.6 27 34.7 42 39.9 25 29.9 43 20.0 33 18.4 6 0.8 16 5.3 6 1.8 14 1.8 10 1.0 43 233.6 68 188.6

364 -126 2328 2202 220.2 193 667 0 667 74.1 37 122 2 124 12.4 34 119 0 119 14.9 19 69 0 69 6.9 6 23 0 23 2.3 3 6 0 6 0.9 2 0 6 6 6.0 1 3 0 3 0.3 5 -13 0 -13 -2.6 664 870 2336 3206 320.6 656 1076 1886 2962 296.2

21 22 8 10 40 7 46

no.

22 40 46 46 10 21 42 22 16 14 8 10

g

10 21 22 8 10 40 7 14 46

43 41 100 113 23 39 26 12 3 7 1 1

plays

364 468 121 34 19 7 3 392 1

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yds

629 550 1269 1415 299 352 302 38 32 53 14 10

rush

-126 1818 407 119 69 26 6 -148 3

avg

14.6 13.4 12.7 12.5 13.0 9.0 11.6 3.2 10.7 7.6 14.0 10.0

pass

2328 0 159 0 0 0 0 2116 0

pct

59.9 51.3 50.0

td

1 2 3 9 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0

total

2202 1818 566 119 69 26 6 1968 3

yds

2328 2116 159

lg

37 64 56 55 25 43 46 10 16 17 14 10

avg/g

220.2 86.6 25.7 14.9 6.9 0.6 0.9 140.6 0.1

td

td

8 12 2

avg/g

28.6 13.8 27.6 30.8 29.9 16.8 7.2 1.7 2.0 3.8 1.8 1.0

86.6 18.5 14.9 6.9 0.6 0.9 0.1

lg

43 64 55

avg/g

232.8 151.1 7.2

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td

CHRISTEN, Chad McCOMBS, Lyle GRIFFIN, Ryan WILLIAMS, Nick McCUMMINGS, Sc. DELAHUNT, John SMITH, Michael DAVIS, Geremy HYPPOLITE, Mar. DeLORENZO, Max GRATZ, Dwayne Total Opponents

fg

- 11-18 5 5 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 20 11-18 21 13-16

Kick Returns

no.

16 5 21 24

360 73 433 544

Interceptions

no.

3 1 1 5 14

yds

37 -1 0 36 152

12.3 -1.0 0.0 7.2 10.9

Fumble Returns

no.

yds

WILLIAMS, Nick MACK, Taylor Total Opponents GRATZ, Dwayne BROWN, Ty-Meer JONES, Byron Total Opponents Total Opponents

All Purpose

WILLIAMS, Nick McCOMBS, Lyle DAVIS, Geremy GRIFFIN, Ryan SMITH, Michael PHILLIPS, Shak. DELAHUNT, Joh DeLORENZO, M McCUMMINGS, MACK, Taylor HYPPOLITE, Ma GRATZ, Dwayne OSIECKI, Mike JONES, Tebucky FRANK, Reuben WILLIAMS, Jos. BROWN, Ty-Mee TEAM WHITMER, Chan Total Opponents

0 2

g

rush

yds

20-20 20-20 19-21

no.

19 1 0 20 23

256 21 0 277 186 yds

rcv

-

-

-

-

pts

- 53 - 30 - 30 - 12 - 12 6 6 6 6 6 6 - 173 - 184

td

fg

PAT rush rcv pass dxp saf

kick

- 11-18 13 9 6 7 2 3 1 1 1 3 -

22-22 -

lg

no.

avg

td

lg

no.

avg

td

1 -

td

avg

td

avg

td

1 0 0 1 1

37 0 0 37 33

lg

no.

8 4 3

152 51 0

19.0 12.8 0.0

avg

td

2 1 0

46 48 0

avg

td

lg

no.

yds

avg

td

lg

g

rush

22.5 14.6 20.6 22.7

pr

256 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 277 186

2 0 1 3 0

80 0 0 80 33

0 0 0 0

50 16 0

37 24 37 45

0 1

71 7

0 53 kr

360 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 73 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 433 544

ir

total avg/g

0 935 93.5 0 847 94.1 0 556 55.6 0 399 39.9 0 350 35.0 0 299 29.9 0 184 18.4 0 133 16.6 0 122 12.2 0 94 9.4 0 79 7.9 37 37 3.7 0 32 5.3 0 11 1.8 0 8 0.8 0 6 0.9 -1 -1 -0.1 0 -13 -2.6 0 -126 -12.6 36 3952 395.2 152 3844 384.4

yds

-

avg

13.5 21.0 0.0 13.9 8.1

0 0.0 54 27.0

10 23 296 9 667 180 10 0 556 10 0 399 10 3 347 10 0 299 10 0 184 8 119 14 10 122 0 10 0 0 10 69 10 10 0 0 6 0 32 6 0 11 10 0 8 7 6 0 10 0 0 5 -13 0 10 -126 0 10 870 2336 10 1076 1886

PAT rush rcv pass dxp saf

kick

Punt Returns

WILLIAMS, Nick MACK, Taylor DeLORENZO, Max Total Opponents

CAREER

473 147 0

yds

1916 108

yds

9.5 9.2 0.0

2 0

rcv

-

pts

-

55 78 56 36 42 12 18 6 6 6 18

lg

2 0 1

27.0 15.4

-

80 33 0

lg

100 24

lg

pr

kr

ir

total

avg/g

40 21 22 46 46 10 42 8 22 31 10 48 16 14 22 7 22

26 1818 0 0 3 0 0 119 407 0 69 0 0 2 0 6 0

550 352 629 1415 1269 299 302 14 0 0 10 0 32 53 38 0 0

473 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 147 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1916 0 0 0 0 0 31 0 0 108 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 152 0 0 0 0 51

2965 2170 629 1415 1272 299 333 133 407 255 79 152 32 55 38 6 51

74.1 103.3 28.6 30.8 27.7 29.9 7.9 16.6 18.5 8.2 7.9 3.2 2.0 3.9 1.7 0.9 2.3

10

-126

0

0

0

0

-126

-12.6

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att

CHRISTEN, Chad Total Opponents

18 18 16

good

long

11 11 13

## Defensive Leaders

33 28 16 3 15 5 53 7 48 56 22 29 59 51 91 90 23 34 47 52 41 46 32 1I 97 13 4 25 85 45 67 94 43 77 89 10 73 50 98

24

avg

avg

lg blk

SMALLWOOD, Yaw. JOHNSON, Jory JONES, Byron MOORE, Sio BROWN, Ty-Meer WREH-Wilson, B. WIRTH, Ryan GRATZ, Dwayne WILLIAMS, Trev. PRUITT, Angelo ADAMS, Andrew MACK, Taylor STEPHEN, Shamar WILLMAN, Tim JOSEPH, Jesse CAMPENNI, Jul. LEE, Wilbert KENNEY, David FRANK, Reuben DONOHUE, Ryan STEG, Brandon VANN, Marquise ASHIRU, Jeff. PARKER, Spencer McBRYDE, B.J. CHRISTEN, Chad FOXX, Deshon HYPPOLITE, Mar. DAVIS, Geremy NORRIS, Elijah MUELLER, Adam GRIFFIN, Ryan McCOMBS, Lyle FRIEND, Kevin DELAHUNT, John WHITMER, Chan. MATEAS, Alex BULLOCK, Tyler JENNINGS, Ted Total Opponents

gp

ua

0 0 1

no.

yds

no.

yds

0 0 0

a total

11

221 9046

tb ob

40 2505 62.6 16 40 2505 62.6 16 41 2525 61.6 19

good

18

62 2498 40.3 62 62 2498 40.3 62 72 2826 39.2 63

no. yds

att

1 1 1

no. yds

WAGNER, Cole Total Opponents CHRISTEN, Chad Total Opponents

blkd

50 50 50

Punting

Kickoffs

CAREER

176 11383

tfl sack int pbu

10 52 48 100 13.0 4.0 . 4 10 30 45 75 5.5 . . 2 10 33 40 73 1.0 . 1 1 10 40 24 64 13.0 7.0 . 9 10 30 15 45 0.5 . 1 3 9 24 15 39 0.0 . . 5 10 16 23 39 7.5 2.5 . . 10 25 12 37 3.0 . 3 7 10 16 20 36 10.0 8.5 . . 10 11 13 24 4.0 1.0 . 1 10 11 11 22 2.0 . . 4 10 13 8 21 1.0 . . 3 8 10 8 18 0.5 . . 3 10 10 2 12 5.0 3.0 . . 3 5 7 12 1.5 1.0 . . 9 4 4 8 1.5 . . . 9 4 2 6 0.0 . . 1 10 1 5 6 0.0 . . . 10 2 3 5 0.0 . . . 5 1 4 5 0.0 . . . 10 4 . 4 0.0 . . . 9 3 1 4 0.0 . . . 7 4 . 4 0.0 . . . 5 1 2 3 0.0 . . . 8 3 . 3 1.0 . . . 10 2 1 3 0.0 . . . 7 1 1 2 0.0 . . . 10 1 1 2 0.0 . . . 10 1 1 2 0.0 . . . 7 1 1 2 0.0 . . . 10 . 2 2 0.0 . . . 10 . 2 2 0.0 . . . 9 . 1 1 0.0 . . . 10 1 . 1 0.0 . . . 10 1 . 1 0.0 . . . 10 1 . 1 0.0 . . . 5 1 . 1 0.0 . . . 10 1 . 1 0.0 . . . 1 1 . 1 0.0 . . . 10 365 322 687 70 27 5 43 10 386 268 654 67 28 14 26

fr

ff blk

1 2 . 1 . . 1 . . . . . 1 1 . 1 . 1 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 7 8 12

. . . . . . . . . . . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 1

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gp

long

blkd

50

avg

40.9

avg

64.7

ua

1

lg

blk

tb

ob

66

0

40

6

a

22 88 106 43 98 109 22 66 58 39 169 97 22 50 40 44 124 49 28 19 27 48 130 43 48 80 47 11 11 13 11 11 11 31 22 15 32 30 32 13 10 3 37 57 61 9 4 4 9 4 2 26 3 5 22 5 3 5 1 4 22 9 6 10 3 1 8 4 . 5 1 2 11 4 . 35 6 2 14 1 1 10 1 1 22 1 1 7 1 1 20 1 4 46 4 4 21 . 1 28 1 . 42 2 . 10 1 . 5 1 . 21 1 . 14 5 3

total

194 207 124 266 90 173 46 173 127 24 22 37 62 13 118 8 6 8 8 5 15 4 4 3 4 8 2 2 2 2 5 8 1 1 2 1 1 1 8

tfl

sack int pbu

15.5 5.5 19.5 . 1.0 . 41.5 15.0 1.5 . 3.0 0.5 7.5 2.5 9.5 . 37.0 27.5 4.0 1.0 2.0 . 1.0 . 5.5 2.0 5.0 3.0 21.0 13.0 1.5 . 0.0 . 0.0 . 0.0 . 0.0 . 0.0 . 0.0 . 0.0 . 0.0 . 1.0 . 0.0 . 0.0 . 0.0 . 0.0 . 0.0 . 0.0 . 0.0 . 0.0 . 0.0 . 0.0 . 0.0 . 0.0 . 0.0 . 2.0 .

1 3 3 4 4 7 . 8 . 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

7 6 5 16 10 23 . 24 3 1 4 5 4 . 3 . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

fr

3 2 1 4 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 . . . 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . .

ff blk

3 2 . 4 1 . 1 3 5 . . . . . 2 . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . 1 . . . . . . . . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

November 24, 2012 • at Louisville Game-By-Game Team Defensive Totals Game UT AT TT SKS (YDS) TBL (YDS) TTFL (YDS) FF FR PD INT BLK Massachusetts 26 26 52 2 (16) 8 (30) 10 (46) 0 0 6 1 1 North Carolina State 37 36 73 6 (35) 5 (8) 11 (43) 2 1 4 0 0 at Maryland 37 34 71 7 (34) 6 (16) 13 (50) 1 1 7 1 0 at Western Michigan 31 40 71 1 (6) 1 (4) 2 (10) 1 0 3 0 0 Buffalo 28 44 72 1 (1) 4 (6) 5 (7) 0 1 4 1 0 at Rutgers 25 56 81 1 (8) 6 (10) 7 (18) 2 1 3 0 1 Temple 42 40 82 4 (21) 2 (5) 6 (26) 1 1 5 1 0 at Syracuse 57 12 69 0 (0) 6 (11) 6 (11) 0 0 2 0 0 at USF 48 8 56 3 (12) 4 (10) 7 (22) 0 0 4 1 0 Pittsburgh 34 26 60 3 (20) 2 (4) 5 (24) 0 0 5 0 0 at Louisville Cincinnati UConn Totals 365 322 687 27 (153) 43 (104) 70 (257) 7 5 43 5 2 Opp. Totals 386 268 654 28 (165) 38 (108) 67 (273) 12 8 26 14 1 Key: UT (unassisted tackles); AT (assisted tackles); TT (total tackles); SKS (quarterback sacks); TBL (tackles other than sacks behind the line of scrimmage); TTFL (tackles for loss: SKS + TBL); FF (forced fumbles); FR (fumble recoveries); PD (pass deflections); INT (interceptions); BLK (blocked punts, FGs and PATs).

Defensive Category Leaders By Game Massachusetts Solo Tackles Smallwood........................... 5 Total Tackles Smallwood........................... 7 Moore................................... 5 Gratz.................................... 4 Wirth..................................... 4 Tackles for Loss Smallwood........................ 3.5 Moore................................ 1.5 T. Williams........................ 1.5

Western Michigan Solo Tackles B. Jones............................... 5 Moore................................... 5 Wreh-Wilson........................ 5 Total Tackles B. Jones............................. 10 Johnson............................. 10 Tackles for Loss T. Williams........................ 1.0 Sacks T. Williams........................ 1.0

North Carolina State Solo Tackles Smallwood........................... 7 Total Tackles Smallwood......................... 14 Joseph................................. 8 B. Jones............................... 8 Tackles for Loss T. Williams........................ 3.0 Smallwood........................ 2.0 Sacks T. Williams........................ 2.5

Buffalo Solo Tackles Johnson............................... 5 Smallwood........................... 5 Total Tackles Johnson............................. 14 Smallwood......................... 11 T. Williams........................... 7 B. Jones............................... 7 Tackles for Loss Johnson............................ 2.0 Sacks T. Williams........................ 1.0

Maryland Solo Tackles Smallwood........................... 8 Total Tackles Smallwood......................... 14 Moore................................... 7 Johnson............................... 7 Tackles for Loss Smallwood........................ 3.5 Moore................................ 3.0 Sacks Smallwood........................ 2.5 Moore................................ 2.5

Rutgers Solo Tackles Moore................................... 5 Wreh-WIlson........................ 5 Total Tackles Johnson............................. 10 Moore................................... 9 Smallwood........................... 9 B. Jones............................... 9 Tackles for Loss Smallwood........................ 1.5 Wirth.................................. 1.5

Temple Solo Tackles B. Jones............................... 7 Moore................................... 7 Total Tackles B. Jones............................. 13 Smallwood......................... 13 Johnson............................. 12 Tackles for Loss Moore................................ 1.5 Syracuse Solo Tackles Smallwood........................... 9 Total Tackles Smallwood......................... 10 Brown................................. 10 B. Jones............................... 7 Tackles for Loss Smallwood........................ 2.0

Pittsburgh Solo Tackles Moore................................... 5 Gratz.................................... 5 Total Tackles Smallwood........................... 9 Moore................................... 6 Gratz.................................... 6 Johnson............................... 6 Tackles for Loss Moore................................ 3.0 Sacks Moore................................ 2.0

USF Solo Tackles B. Jones............................... 7 Total Tackles B. Jones............................... 9 Wreh-Wilson........................ 7 Smallwood........................... 6 Sacks T. Williams........................ 1.0 Willman............................. 1.0 Wirth.................................. 1.0

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville Game-By-Game Rushing Player DeLorenzo Hyppolite McCombs McCummings Smith Whitmer J. Williams N. Williams

MASS

NCST

@UMD

@WMU

BUF

@RU

TEM

@SYR

@USF PITT

@UofL CINC

Att-Yds-TD Att-Yds-TD Att-Yds-TD Att-Yds-TD Att-Yds-TD Att-Yds-TD Att-Yds-TD Att-Yds-TD Att-Yds-TD Att-Yds-TD Att-Yds-TD Att-Yds-TD 4-22-0 - - - - 4-5-0 23-91-0 - - 3-1-0 3-5-0 1-0-0 - - 6-60-1 5-(-2)-0 2-4-0 - - 2-2-0 23-82-1 20-60-1 27-94-1 23-119-0 29-97-1 12-32-0 - 12-16-0 18-47-0 29-120-1 7-13-1 2-(-4)-0 8-44-1 3-(-3)-0 - 4-24-0 4-6-0 1-(-4)-0 5-33-0 1-13-0 - 1-3-0 - - - - - - - 2-4-0 7-(-20)-0 4-17-0 8-(-24)-0 5-(-18)-0 3-(-6)-0 8-(-17)-0 5-(-18)-0 8-(-37)-0 5-(-7)-0 - - - - - - 3-6-0 - - 3-24-0 1-(-4)-0 - - 1-(-4)-0 - - - - 1-7-0

Game-By-Game Passing Player

MASS

Player Davis Delahunt Delorenzo Frank Griffin Hyppolite T. Jones McCombs Osiecki Phillips Smith N. Williams

MASS

NCST

@UMD

@WMU

BUF

@RU

TEM

@SYR

@USF PITT

@UofL CINC

Com-Att-INT Com-Att-INT Com-Att-INT Com-Att-INT Com-Att-INT Com-Att-INT Com-Att-INT Com-Att-INT Com-Att-INT Com-Att-INT Com-Att-INT Com-Att-INT Yds-TD Yds-TD Yds-TD Yds-TD Yds-TD Yds-TD Yds-TD Yds-TD Yds-TD Yds-TD Yds-TD Yds-TD McCummings - - 1-1-0 - - 0-1-0 - - - 2-0 0-0 McEntee 1-2-0 - - - - - - - - 6-0 Whitmer 15-25-2 15-27-3 10-16-0 28-44-1 15-22-0 14-32-4 22-39-0 23-41-1 24-28-2 19-25-1 219-0 204-0 68-0 333-3 227-1 191-0 293-2 296-1 284-0 213-1

Game-By-Game Receiving NCST

@UMD

@WMU

BUF

@RU

TEM

@SYR

@USF PITT

@UofL CINC

Rec-Yds-TD Rec-Yds-TD Rec-Yds-TD Rec-Yds-TD Rec-Yds-TD Rec-Yds-TD Rec-Yds-TD Rec-Yds-TD Rec-Yds-TD Rec-Yds-TD Rec-Yds-TD Rec-Yds-TD 5-79-0 2-27-0 1-7-0 9-123-1 2-32-0 4-78-0 2-24-0 4-79-0 7-98-0 1-9-0 - 3-33-0 3-34-0 3-39-1 1-16-0 - 2-23-0 1-8-0 1-15-0 1-7-0 - - - - - - 1-14-0 - - - - 1-6-0 - - - 1-(-5)-0 1-4-0 - 1-3-0 1-34-0 1-4-0 1-2-0 3-40-1 1-36-1 3-31-0 2-67-1 6-72-1 2-29-0 6-84-1 - 1-10-0 - - - - - - - 1-6-0 - - - - - - - 1-5-0 2-23-0 2-51-0 3-(-6)-0 2-28-0 3-33-0 2-6-0 - 2-17-0 3-28-0 1-0-0 1-16-0 1-7-0 - - 1-9-0 - - - - 2-21-0 1-9-0 - 4-42-0 1-18-0 - 7-100-0 2-36-0 1-21-0 5-52-0 3-30-0 1-4-0 2-18-0 3-35-0 2-26-0 3-52-0 5-54-1 4-61-0 3-40-0 1-27-0 1-16-0 3-59-0 - 4-26-0 4-57-0 2-24-0 2-16-0 3-19-0 6-48-0 3-31-0

Game-By-Game Kickoff Returns Player Mack N. Williams

26

MASS

NCST

@UMD

@WMU

BUF

@RU

TEM

@SYR

@USF PITT

@UofL CINC

No-Yds-TD No-Yds-TD No-Yds-TD No-Yds-TD No-Yds-TD No-Yds-TD No-Yds-TD No-Yds-TD No-Yds-TD No-Yds-TD No-Yds-TD No-Yds-TD - - 2-38-0 1-19-0 1-13-0 1-3-0 - - - 1-37-0 2-44-0 2-52-0 4-87-0 - 1-24-0 2-41-0 2-33-0 - 2-42-0

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville Game-By-Game Tackles: Defensive Linemen Player Campenni Jennings Joseph McBryde Norris Pruitt Stephen T. Williams Willman Wirth

MASS

NCST

@UMD

@WMU

BUF

@RU

TEM

@SYR

UT-AT-TT 0-2-2 1-0-1 1-1-2 - - 0-1-1 - 1-2-3 2-0-2 0-4-0

UT-AT-TT - - 4-4-8 - - 1-2-3 - 3-2-5 - 2-2-4

UT-AT-TT - - 0-2-2 - - 1-0-1 1-0-1 1-3-4 - 4-2-6

UT-AT-TT - - - - - 0-2-2 1-2-3 1-4-5 - 1-1-2

UT-AT-TT - - - - 1-1-2 2-3-5 0-1-1 4-3-7 - 0-2-2

UT-AT-TT 1-1-2 - - - - 0-2-2 1-4-5 1-3-4 0-2-2 2-6-8

UT-AT-TT - - - - - 0-1-1 2-1-3 1-2-3 1-0-1 3-4-7

UT-AT-TT 2-0-2 - - 2-0-2 - 4-0-4 2-0-2 3-1-4 2-0-2 1-0-1

@USF PITT UT-AT-TT 1-1-2 - - 1-0-1 - 2-0-2 3-0-3 1-0-1 2-0-2 2-1-3

UT-AT-TT 1-2-3 3-0-3 1-1-2

@UofL CINC UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

Game-By-Game Tackles: Linebackers Player Ashiru Donohue Kenney Johnson Moore Smallwood Steg Vann

MASS

NCST

@UMD

@WMU

BUF

@RU

TEM

@SYR

UT-AT-TT - 0-1-1 0-1-1 2-1-3 2-3-5 5-2-7 - 2-0-2

UT-AT-TT - 1-0-1 0-1-1 2-1-3 2-3-5 7-7-14 - -

UT-AT-TT - 0-1-1 0-2-2 1-6-7 5-2-7 8-6-14 1-0-1 -

UT-AT-TT - - - 3-7-10 5-2-7 2-5-7 1-0-1 -

UT-AT-TT - - - 5-9-14 2-4-6 5-6-11 - -

UT-AT-TT - 0-1-1 - 2-8-10 5-4-9 1-8-9 - 1-0-1

UT-AT-TT 1-0-1 0-1-1 - 6-6-12 7-2-9 6-7-13 1-0-1 -

UT-AT-TT - - 1-0-1 3-2-5 3-2-5 9-1-10 - -

@USF PITT UT-AT-TT 1-0-1 - - 4-1-5 4-1-5 5-1-6 1-0-1 -

UT-AT-TT 2-0-2 0-1-1 2-4-6 5-1-6 4-5-9 0-1-1

@UofL CINC UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

Game-By-Game Tackles: Defensive Backs Player Adams Brown Gratz B. Jones Lee Mack Wreh-Wilson

MASS

NCST

@UMD

@WMU

BUF

@RU

TEM

@SYR

UT-AT-TT 1-0-1 2-1-3 2-2-4 1-2-3 - 1-1-2 1-2-3

UT-AT-TT 1-2-3 3-1-4 4-0-4 3-5-8 - 1-3-4 1-2-3

UT-AT-TT 3-2-5 4-1-5 0-2-2 1-2-3 2-0-2 3-1-4 -

UT-AT-TT 1-4-5 2-1-3 3-3-6 5-5-10 1-0-1 0-1-1 5-2-7

UT-AT-TT 0-1-1 3-2-5 2-2-4 2-5-7 - 1-0-1 0-2-2

UT-AT-TT 1-1-2 1-2-3 1-1-2 0-9-9 - 3-0-3 5-2-7

UT-AT-TT - 2-3-5 0-1-1 7-6-13 1-1-2 1-0-1 2-2-4

UT-AT-TT 3-0-3 7-3-10 3-0-3 5-2-7 - 1-0-1 2-1-3

@USF PITT UT-AT-TT - 2-0-2 5-0-5 7-2-9 - 1-0-1 6-1-7

UT-AT-TT 1-1-2 4-1-5 5-1-6 2-2-4 0-1-1 1-2-3 2-1-3

@UofL CINC UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

Game-By-Game Punt Returns Player Mack N. Williams

MASS

NCST

@UMD

@WMU

BUF

@RU

TEM

@SYR

@USF PITT

@UofL CINC

No-Yds-TD No-Yds-TD No-Yds-TD No-Yds-TD No-Yds-TD No-Yds-TD No-Yds-TD No-Yds-TD No-Yds-TD No-Yds-TD No-Yds-TD No-Yds-TD 1-21-0 - - - - - - - - 3-66-0 1-1-0 2-60-1 3-32-0 1-10-0 2-8-0 3-(-1)-0 - - 4-80-1

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville Game-By-Game Participation Player Adams, Andrew (22) Allen, Denzel (20) Ashiru, Jefferson (32) Battles-Santos, Brendan (40) Bennett, Jimmy (72) Brown, Ty-Meer (15) Bullock, Tyler (50) Campenni, Julian (90) Christen, Chad (13) Claflin, Jeremy (37) Cruz, Gus (65) Davis, Geremy (85) Delahunt, John (89) DeLorenzo, Max (44) Donohue, Ryan (52) Driscoll, Blaise (17) Foxx, Deshon (4) Frank, Reuben (47) Friend, Kevin (77) Gifford, Dalton (78) Gratz, Dwayne (7) Greene, Steve (69) Griffin, Ryan (94) Hemingway, Xavier (75) Hyppolite, Martin (25) Jennings, Ted (98) Johnson, Jory (28) Jones, Byron (16) Jones, Tebucky (84) Joseph, Jesse (91) Kenney, David (34) Lee, Wilbert (23) Mack, Taylor (29) Masters, Adam (63) Mateas, Alex (73) McBryde, B.J. (97) McCombs, Lyle (43) McCummings, Scott (11) McEntee, Johnny (18) McQuillan, Sean (49) Moore, Sio (3) Mueller, Adam (67) Norris, Elijah (45) Osiecki, Mike (36) Parker, Spencer (96) Phillips, Shakim (8) Pruitt, Angelo (56) Samra, Tyler (60) Shortell, Neil (80) Smallwood, Yawin (33) Smith, Michael (6) Steg, Brandon (41) Stephen, Shamar (59) Stevenson, David (12) Vann, Marquise (46) Wagner, Cole (86) Whitmer, Chandler (10) Williams, Joseph (21) Williams, Nick (31) Williams, Trevardo (48) Willman, Tim (51) Wirth, Ryan (53) Wreh-Wilson, Blidi (5)

MASS P P P DNP LT S P DT P P P WR TE P P P P FB RT P CB LG P P P P LB S P DE P P P RG C P TB P P P LB P P P DNP P P P P LB P P INJ P P P QB P WR DE P DT CB

NCST @UMD @WMU P DB DB P DNP P DNP DNP DNP P DNP DNP LT LT LT S S S P P P DT P P P P P DNP DNP DNP P RG P WR WR P P P TE P P P P P DNP DNP DNP DNP P P P FB P FB RT RT RT DNP DNP DNP CB CB CB LG LG LG TE TE TE DNP DNP DNP P P P INJ INJ INJ LB LB LB S S S DNP DNP P DE DE INJ P P P P P P P CB P RG INJ RG C C C P DNP P TB TB TB P P P DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP P LB LB P P P P P P P P P P DNP DNP P P WR P P P DT DNP DNP DNP P DNP P LB LB LB P P P P P P INJ P DE P P P P DNP P P P P QB QB QB P DNP P WR WR WR DE DE DE P P P DT DT DT CB INJ CB

BUF P P P DNP LT S C P P DNP P WR P DNP DNP DNP P FB RT DNP CB LG TE DNP P INJ LB S P INJ P P P RG INJ P TB P DNP P LB P P P P P DE P DNP LB P P DT DNP P P QB P WR DE P DT CB

@RU P P P DNP LT S C P P DNP P WR P P P DNP P FB RT DNP CB LG TE DNP TB INJ LB S P INJ P P P RG P P P P DNP DNP LB P P P P P DE P P LB P P DT P P P QB P WR DE P DT CB

TEM P DNP P DNP LT S C P P DNP P WR TE TB P DNP P P RT DNP CB LG TE DNP P INJ LB S DNP INJ P P P RG DNP DNP INJ P DNP DNP LB P P INJ DNP P DE P DNP LB P P DT DNP P P QB P WR DE P DT CB

@SYR @USF PITT P P P DNP DNP P P LB P DNP DNP DNP LT LT LT S S S C C C P P DNP P P P DNP DNP DNP P RG RG WR WR WR TE TE TE P DNP P DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP FB FB FB RT RT RT P DNP DNP CB CB CB LG LG LG P P P DNP DNP DNP P P P INJ INJ INJ LB LB LB S S S DNP P P INJ INJ INJ P P P P DNP P P P P RG INJ INJ DNP DNP DNP P P P TB TB TB P P P DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP LB P LB P P P DNP DNP DNP INJ XXXX XXXX P DNP P P P P DE DE DE DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP P LB LB LB WR WR WR P P P DT DT DT DNP DNP P P P P P P P QB QB QB DNP DNP P P P P DE DE DE P P P DT DT DT CB CB CB

KEY: P: Played in game, did not start...POS: Started at that position...INJ: Missed with injury...DNP: Did not play...XXXX: No longer on team

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2012 University of Connecticut Football Game Notes

@UofL CINC

November 24, 2012 • at Louisville Red Zone Connecticut Game In20 Scores Sc.% FG TD UMass 5 4 80% 2 2 NC State 1 1 100% 0 1 at Maryland 3 3 100% 1 2 at W. Michigan 5 4 80% 1 3 Buffalo 2 2 100% 1 1 at Rutgers 1 1 100% 1 0 Temple 3 1 33% 0 1 at Syracuse 1 1 100% 1 0 at USF 1 1 100% 1 0 Pittsburgh 4 3 75% 1 2 at Louisville Cincinnati Totals 26 21 81% 9 12

TD% 40% 100% 67% 60% 50% 0% 33% 0% 0% 50%

46%

TO Dwn. MFG EOH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

3

0

2

0

Opponent Game In20 Scores Sc.% FG TD UMass 0 0 --- 0 0 NC State 1 1 100% 1 0 at Maryland 2 2 100% 0 2 at W. Michigan 2 2 100% 0 2 Buffalo 1 1 100% 0 1 at Rutgers 2 2 100% 1 1 Temple 2 2 100% 0 2 at Syracuse 6 6 100% 2 4 at USF 3 2 66% 1 1 Pittsburgh 2 2 100% 0 2 at Louisville Cincinnati Totals 21 20 95% 5 15

TD% --- 0% 100% 100% 100% 50% 100% 67% 33% 100%

71%

TO Dwn. MFG EOH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1

0

0

0

Turnover Results Connecticut Game FUM INT Total UMass 1 2 3 NC State 1 3 4 at Maryland 1 0 1 at W. Michigan 1 1 2 Buffalo 0 0 0 at Rutgers 1 4 5 Temple 1 0 1 at Syracuse 1 1 2 at USF 1 2 3 Pittsburgh 0 1 1 at Louisville Cincinnati Totals 8 14 22

OPP Points Off 0 7 0 7 0 12 0 7 6 7

46

OPPONENT Game FUM INT Total UMass 0 1 1 NC State 1 0 1 at Maryland 1 1 2 at W. Michigan 0 0 0 Buffalo 1 1 2 at Rutgers 1 0 1 Temple 1 1 2 at Syracuse 0 0 0 at USF 0 1 1 Pittsburgh 0 0 0 at Louisville Cincinnati Totals 5 5 10

OPP Points Off 7 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

10

Drive Charts Game UMass NC State at Maryland at W. Michigan Buffalo at Rutgers Temple at Syracuse at USF Pittsburgh at Louisville Cincinnati Totals

No. 13 15 14 14 14 13 15 12 11 10

131

Connecticut 3&Out % 1 8% 5 33% 5 36% 3 21% 5 36% 2 15% 4 26% 4 33% 2 18% 2 20%

33

25%

Score 7 1 4 4 4 1 2 2 2 3

% 54% 7% 29% 29% 29% 8% 13% 16% 18% 30%

TD 4 1 3 3 3 0 2 1 0 2

30

23%

19

% 31% 7% 21% 21% 21% 0% 13% 8% 0% 20%

Game UMass NC State at Maryland at W. Michigan Buffalo at Rutgers Temple at Syracuse at USF Pittsburgh at Louisville Cincinnati 15% Totals

No. 13 16 14 14 14 13 15 12 11 11

133

OPPONENT 3&Out % 10 77% 6 38% 6 43% 5 36% 7 50% 3 23% 5 33% 2 16% 2 18% 4 36%

50

36%

Score 0 2 3 4 3 4 3 8 3 3

% 0% 13% 21% 29% 21% 31% 20% 67% 27% 27%

TD 0 1 3 3 2 2 2 4 1 2

% 0% 6% 21% 21% 14% 15% 13% 33% 9% 18%

33

25%

20

15%

Third Down Conversions Game UMass NC State at Maryland at W. Michigan Buffalo at Rutgers Temple at Syracuse at USF Pittsburgh at Louisville Cincinnati Totals

Connecticut 1-3 4-6 7-9 10-14 15-19 20+ 2-6 4-6 2-3 0-1 1-3 1-3 0-3 0-1 0-2 2-3 1-4 3-7 0-1 4-6 2-4 0-1 1-5 0-1 2-4 0-4 1-3 1-2 0-1 3-4 0-2 2-4 1-2 0-1 1-3 1-5 2-3 1-5 2-2 1-4 0-3 0-2 0-2 2-2 1-4 2-4 1-3 3-4 2-5 2-4 0-1

22-37 11-36 14-33

7-28

0-3

0-6

OPPONENT Game 1-3 4-6 7-9 10-14 15-19 20+ Tot. UMass 1-2 1-1 1-6 1-5 0-2 3-15 NC State 2-5 0-2 3-9 0-2 1-1 6-19 at Maryland 1-2 2-5 1-3 0-2 0-1 4-13 at W. Michigan 3-3 1-2 1-4 0-5 1-1 6-15 Buffalo 4-5 1-6 1-6 0-1 6-18 at Rutgers 3-3 1-2 1-4 0-3 0-2 5-14 Temple 2-5 1-4 0-3 1-3 0-2 4-17 at Syracuse 2-3 2-3 3-5 1-2 0-2 8-15 at USF 3-3 2-4 1-3 0-4 0-1 6-15 Pittsburgh 0-3 2-3 1-2 0-2 1-1 0-1 4-12 at Louisville Cincinnati 54-143 38% Totals 20-32 12-29 14-47 4-29 3-14 0-3 52-153 Tot. 8-16 2-12 6-15 7-17 4-14 6-13 5-16 3-13 6-13 7-14

% 50% 16% 40% 41% 29% 46% 31% 23% 46% 50%

2012 University of Connecticut Football Game Notes

% 20% 32% 31% 40% 33% 36% 24% 53% 40% 33%

34%

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville UConn Individual Leaders

Game #1 • August 30, 2012

37

0

Rentschler Field • East Hartford, Conn. Offense WR 85 TE 89 LT 72 LG 69 C 73 RG 63 RT 77 QB 10 TB 43 FB 47 WR 31

UConn Starters Davis Delahunt Bennett Greene Mateas Masters Friend Whitmer McCombs Frank Williams

Defense DE 48 DT 53 DT 90 DE 91 LB 3 LB 33 LB 28 CB 5 S 16 S 15 CB 7

Williams Wirth Campenni Joseph Moore Smallwood Johnson Wreh-Wilson

Jones Brown Gratz

Total Participants (60): 4 Foxx, 6 Smith, 8 Phillips, 11 McCummings, 12 Stevenson, 13 Christen, 17 Driscoll, 18 McEntee, 20 Allen, 21 Williams, 22 Adams, 23 Lee, 25 Hyppolite, 29 Mack, 32 Ashiru, 34 Kenney, 36 Osiecki, 37 Claflin, 41 Steg, 44 DeLorenzo, 45 Norris, 46 Vann, 49 McQuillan, 50 Bullock, 51 Willman, 52 Donohue, 56 Pruitt, 60 Samra, 65 Cruz, 67 Mueller, 75 Hemingway, 78 Gifford, 80 Shortell, 84 Jones, 86 Wagner, 94 Griffin, 97 McBryde, 98 Jennings

Team Statistics

UMASS FIRST DOWNS 3 Rushing 1 Passing 2 Penalty 0 RUSHING YARDS 3 Rushing Attempts 24 Average Per Rush 0.1 Rushing Touchdowns 0 Yards Gained 46 Yards Lost 43 PASSING YARDS 56 Com-Att-Int 9-23-1 Avg. Per Att. 2.4 Avg. Per Com. 6.2 Passing Touchdowns 0 TOTAL OFFENSE 59 Total offense plays 47 Avg. Gain Per Play 1.3 Fumbles: No.-Lost 0-0 Penalties: No.-Yards 5-29 Punts-Yards 11-418 Avg. Yards Per Punt 38.0 Punt rets: No.-Yards 0-0 Kickoff rets: No.-Yds 5-97 Average Per Return 19.4 Int: No.-Yds 2-20 Fumble Ret: No.-Yds 0-0 Possession Time 23:23 Third-Down Conv. 3 of 15 Fourth-Down Conv. 0 of 0

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UCONN 16 3 13 0 147 43 3.4 2 159 12 225 16-27-2 8.3 14.1 0 372 70 5.3 1-1 4-30 2-78 39.0 4-87 1-37 37.0 1-37 0-0 36:37 8 of 16 0 of 0

Massachusetts (0-1) Connecticut (1-0)

0 0 0 0 - 0 7 13 7 10 - 37

First Quarter UC - Lyle McCombs 1 yd run (Christen kick) 5:59 (12-75, 7:29) Second Quarter UC - Chad Christen 36 yd field goal 9:04 (13-51, 5:44) UC - Chad Christen 47 yd field goal 2:47 (7-25, 1:57) UC - Dwayne Gratz 37 yd interception return (Christen kick) 1:49 Third Quarter UC - Max DeLorenzo 0 yd blocked punt return (Christen kick) 4:21 Fourth Quarter UC - Scott McCummings 1 yd run (Christen kick) 8:24 (4-47, 2:05) UC - Chad Christen 19 yd field goal 1:36 (9-33, 4:45) EAST HARTFORD, Conn. - University of Connecticut redshirt sophomore quarterback Chandler Whitmer threw for 219 yards and Connecticut scored touchdowns on offense, defense and special teams to beat Massachusetts 37-0 Thursday night before a crowd of 35,270 at Rentschler Field in the opener for both teams. Connecticut’s defense dominated the game, holding UMass to just 59 yards of offense and limiting the Minutemen to three first downs. UMass did not have an offensive snap in UConn territory and the three UMass first down tied a Husky school record for the least allowed. Redshirt sophomore Lyle McCombs rushed for 82 yards and a first-quarter touchdown, one of two by the offense. UConn also scored on a 37-yard interception return by redshirt senior cornerback Dwayne Gratz and on a blocked punt. Redshirt junior Chad Christen added field goals of 36, 47 and 19 yards for his first collegiate scores. This was the 72nd meeting between the two programs but the first since 1999, when both teams were Division I-AA. Whitmer, a transfer who threw for more than 3,000 yards in junior college last year, completed 15 of his 25 passes, but also threw two interceptions in his first game as a FBS starter. He hit his first three passes, including a 16-yarder to senior Nick Williams that set up the Huskies’ first score, a one-yard plunge by McCombs that capped a 12-play, 75-yard drive. Williams, who had more than 140 yards of total offense, returned the next UMass punt 34 yards, setting up UConn on the UMass 30. But safety Darren Thellen stopped the UConn drive - and made a few highlight shows - by diving out of bounds and tipping a Whitmer pass back to linebacker Tom Brandt, who made his first career interception. UConn had 372 yards of offense, but had three drives end with turnovers deep in UMass territory. Whitmer split time with redshirt sophomore Scott McCummings, who ran UConn’s version of the “Wildcat” offense. McCummings ran for 13 yards and a one-yard fourth-quarter touchdown that put UConn up 34-0. The defense got into the scoring column when Gratz stepped in front of UMass receiver Marken Michel and returned an interception 37 yards for a touchdown with 1:49 left in the first half. The special teams got their score with just over four minutes left in the third quarter. UConn’s Taylor Mack blocked a punt after Colter Johnson dropped the snap, and the Huskies’ Max DeLorenzo recovered in the end zone to give UConn a 27-0 lead. UMass never got its offense started, averaging just over 1 yard per play, and failing to get a first down until just 34 seconds before halftime. Senior defensive end Trevardo Williams (Bridgeport, Conn.), who had 12.5 sacks a year ago, got his first of the season late in the third quarter, one of two sacks by the Huskies on the day. The game was the first between Football Bowl Subdivision programs from New England since 2004, when UConn bested Boston College.

2012 University of Connecticut Football Game Notes

Rushing McCombs Williams DeLorenzo Passing Whitmer McEntee

No Gain Loss Net TD Lg 23 89 7 82 1 12 3 24 0 24 0 14 4 22 0 22 0 18 Com-Att-Int Yds TD Lg 15-25-2 219 0 34 1-2-0 6 0 6

Receiving Davis Smith McCombs Phillips

No Yds TD Lg 5 79 0 26 3 30 0 14 2 23 0 12 2 21 0 15

Punting Wagner

No Yds Avg Lg In20 2 78 39.0 43 1

Field Goal Attempts Christen 2nd 09:04 36 yds Good Christen 2nd 02:47 47 yds Good Christen 4th 01:36 19 yds Good Defense UT-AT-TT TFL Sk Int Smallwood 5-2-7 3.5 1.0 Moore 2-3-5 1.5 Gratz 2-2-4 1

UMass Individual Leaders Rushing Burns Doyle Smith Passing Wegzyn Doyle

No Gain Loss Net TD Lg 11 26 9 17 0 9 1 4 0 4 0 4 1 2 0 2 0 2 Com-Att-Int Yds TD Lg 9-22-1 56 0 15 0-1-0 0 0 0

Receiving Michel Blanchflower Burns Punting Strait Johnson

No Yds TD Lg 3 14 0 5 2 17 0 9 2 13 0 11 No Yds Avg Lg In20 9 378 42.0 47 0 1 40 40.0 40 0

Field Goal Attempts None. Defense UT-AT-TT TFL Sk Int McIntyre 6-6-12 Brandt, Tom 3-3-6 1 Andre 2-4-6

November 24, 2012 • at Louisville UConn Individual Leaders

Game #2 • September 8, 2012

7

10

Rentschler Field • East Hartford, Conn. Offense WR 85 TE 94 LT 72 LG 69 C 73 RG 63 RT 77 QB 10 TB 43 FB 47 WR 31

UConn Starters

Defense Davis DE 48 Griffin DT 53 Bennett DT 90 Greene DE 91 Mateas LB 3 Masters LB 33 Friend LB 28 Whitmer CB 5 McCombs S 16 Frank S 15 Williams CB 7

Williams Wirth Campenni Joseph Moore Smallwood Johnson

0 0

3 0

7 0

0 7

- 10 - 7

Second Quarter NCSU - Niklas Sade 40 yd field goal 2:54 (15-61, 6:52) Third Quarter NCSU - Bryan Underwood 46 yd pass from Mike Glennon (Sade kick) 8:34 (3-41, 1:29) Fourth Quarter UC - Lyle McCombs 5 yd run (Christen kick) 7:00 (3-63, 1:02)

Wreh-Wilson EAST HARTFORD, Conn. - North Carolina State University red-

Jones Brown Gratz

Total Participants (51): 4 Foxx, 6 Smith, 8 Phillips, 11 McCummings, 12 Stevenson, 13 Christen, 20 Allen, 21 Williams, 22 Adams, 23 Lee, 25 Hyppolite, 29 Mack, 34 Kenney, 36 Osiecki, 40 Battles-Santos, 41 Steg, 44 DeLorenzo, 45 Norris, 46 Vann, 50 Bullock, 51 Willman, 52 Donohue, 56 Pruitt, 65 Cruz, 67 Mueller, 75 Hemingway, 78 Gifford, 80 Shortell, 86 Wagner, 89 Delahunt, 97 McBryde

Team Statistics

NCSU FIRST DOWNS 12 Rushing 4 Passing 8 Penalty 0 RUSHING YARDS 54 Rushing Attempts 41 Average Per Rush 1.3 Rushing Touchdowns 0 Yards Gained 100 Yards Lost 46 PASSING YARDS 204 Com-Att-Int 15-30-0 Avg. Per Att. 6.8 Avg. Per Com. 13.6 Passing Touchdowns 1 TOTAL OFFENSE 259 Total offense plays 71 Avg. Gain Per Play 3.6 Fumbles: No.-Lost 2-1 Penalties: No.-Yards 8-63 Punts-Yards 9-347 Avg. Yards Per Punt 38.6 Punt rets: No.-Yards 2-12 Kickoff rets: No.-Yds 0-0 Average Per Return 0.0 Int: No.-Yds 3-16 Fumble Ret: No.-Yds 0-0 Possession Time 32:55 Third-Down Conv. 6 of 19 Fourth-Down Conv. 0 of 2

NC State (1-1) Connecticut (1-1)

UCONN 11 2 7 2 35 32 1.1 1 78 43 204 15-27-3 7.6 13.6 0 239 59 4.1 1-1 5-26 8-324 40.5 1-1 2-44 22.0 0-0 0-0 27:05 2 of 12 0 of 2

shirt senior quarterback Mike Glennon threw a 46-yard third-quarter touchdown to receiver Bryan Underwood and the Wolfpack held on to beat the University of Connecticut 10-7 on Saturday before a crowd of 34,202 at Rentschler Field. UConn and NC State are both 1-1 on the season. Glennon and UConn redshirt sophomore quarterback Chandler Whitmer each threw for 204 yards. But Whitmer also had three passes intercepted as the Wolfpack forced four Huskies turnovers. All-America cornerback David Amerson recorded his 14th career interception and knocked away a fourth-down pass on Connecticut’s final drive to secure the win. Glennon completed 15 of his 30 passes but was sacked six times. NC State had just 258 yards of offense, but held the Huskies to 239. UConn redshirt sophomore Lyle McCombs rushed for 60 yards and caught a 43-yard swing pass that set up his five-yard fourth-quarter touchdown run to pull UConn to within three points with seven minutes left. Glennon opened the next drive by hitting Tobias Palmer with two quick passes to move into UConn territory. But the Huskies defense stiffened at the 27, and the Wolfpack, heading into a stiff wind, decided to go for it on fourth-and-two. Glennon’s pass to Underwood fell incomplete, giving UConn one more drive with 3:17 remaining. Whitmer moved the Huskies from their own 27 to the 46 before being sacked by linebacker Brian Slay on third down and having Amerson knock down the fourth-down pass. A bizarre UConn turnover led to NC State’s touchdown. Safety Earl Wolff tipped a Whitmer pass into the hands of Huskies redshirt senior tight end John Delahunt, who then fumbled the ball back to Wolff. Three plays later, Underwood ran under a Glennon pass, catching it with his fingertips at the 18-yard line and running the rest of the way into the end zone for a 10-0 lead. Amerson picked off Whitmer’s pass on the next UConn play, but Niklas Sade’s 44-yard FG attempt went wide right. N.C. State’s three halfbacks - Mustafa Green, Tony Creecy and James Washington - combined for just 82 yards. The first points didn’t come until late in the second quarter, when NC State put together the game’s first sustained drive of 15 plays. But after moving 61 yards, a sack by senior Trevardo Williams forced the Wolfpack to settle for a 40-yard field goal from Sade with just under three minutes left in the first half. Connecticut’s best scoring chance before halftime came when Nick Williams’ 30-yard catch set the Huskies up at the N.C. State 37. But after a penalty, Whitmer tripped and fell while dropping back, and an 18-yard catch by Williams set up a fourth-and-2. UConn went for it rather than try a 47-yard field goal into a stiff wind, and Whitmer was sacked by linebacker Rickey Dowdy. UConn won the early battle for field possession, but could not capitalize. The Huskies failed to get a first down after starting their first three drives on their own 39, 48 and the NC State 45. The Huskies didn’t have a first down until the end of the quarter when NC State’s T.Y. McGill was called for roughing Whitmer.

Rushing McCombs Smith Passing Whitmer

No Gain Loss Net TD Lg 20 67 7 60 1 15 1 3 0 3 0 3 Com-Att-Int Yds TD Lg 15-27-3 204 0 34

Receiving N. Williams Delahunt McCombs Davis Punting Wagner

No Yds TD Lg 3 59 0 30 3 33 0 19 2 51 0 43 2 27 0 15 No Yds Avg Lg In20 8 324 40.5 49 3

Field Goal Attempts None. Defense UT-AT-TT Smallwood 7-7-14 Joseph 4-4-8 B. Jones 3-5-8 T. Williams 3-2-5 Moore 2-3-5

TFL Sk Int 2.0 0.5 1.5 1.0 3.0 2.5 1.0 1.0

NC State Individual Leaders Rushing No Gain Loss Net TD Lg Greene 17 51 3 48 0 9 Washington 9 21 1 20 0 5 Creecy 6 18 4 14 0 8 Passing Glennon

Com-Att-Int Yds TD Lg 15-30-0 204 1 46

Receiving Palmer Payton Washington Underwood Punting Baumann

No Yds TD Lg 5 46 0 16 3 48 0 20 2 26 0 18 1 46 1 46 No Yds Avg Lg In20 9 347 38.6 46 3

Field Goal Attempts Sade 2nd 02:54 40 yds Good Sade 3rd 06:28 44 yds Missed Defense Lucas Dowdy Noel Bishop Wolff

UT-AT-TT TFL Sk Int 3-5-8 6-0-6 1.0 1.0 4-2-6 1.0 4-1-5 1 3-2-5 1

2012 University of Connecticut Football Game Notes

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville UConn Individual Leaders

Game #3 • September 15, 2012

24

21

Byrd Stadium • College Park, Md. Offense WR 85 TE 94 LT 72 LG 69 C 73 RG 65 RT 77 QB 10 TB 43 WR 8 WR 31

UConn Starters

Defense Davis DE 48 Griffin DT 53 Bennett DE 91 Greene LB 3 Mateas LB 33 Cruz LB 28 Friend DB 22 Whitmer CB 29 McCombs S 16 Phillips S 15 Williams CB 7

Williams Wirth Joseph Moore Smallwood Johnson Adams Mack Jones Brown Gratz

Total Participants (44): 4 Foxx, 6 Smith, 11 McCummings, 12 Stevenson, 13 Christen, 23 Lee, 25 Hyppolite, 34 Kenney, 36 Osiecki, 41 Steg, 44 DeLorenzo, 45 Norris, 47 Frank, 50 Bullock, 51 Willman, 52 Donohue, 56 Pruitt, 59 Stephen, 67 Mueller, 86 Wagner, 89 Delahunt, 90 Campenni

Team Statistics

UCONN FIRST DOWNS 10 Rushing 6 Passing 4 Penalty 0 RUSHING YARDS 153 Rushing Attempts 40 Average Per Rush 3.8 Rushing Touchdowns 2 Yards Gained 168 Yards Lost 15 PASSING YARDS 70 Com-Att-Int 11-17-0 Avg. Per Att. 4.1 Avg. Per Com. 6.4 Passing Touchdowns 0 TOTAL OFFENSE 223 Total offense plays 57 Avg. Gain Per Play 3.9 Fumbles: No.-Lost 2-1 Penalties: No.-Yards 4-47 Punts-Yards 7-312 Avg. Yards Per Punt 44.6 Punt rets: No.-Yards 2-60 Kickoff rets: No.-Yds 4-90 Average Per Return 22.5 Int: No.-Yds 1-0 Fumble Ret: No.-Yds 0-0 Possession Time 31:14 Third-Down Conv. 6 of 15 Fourth-Down Conv. 0 of 2

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UMD 16 7 7 2 96 40 2.4 2 143 47 109 10-24-1 4.5 10.9 1 205 64 3.2 2-1 5-40 7-295 42.1 5-68 3-98 32.7 0-0 0-0 28:46 4 of 14 1 of 2

Connecticut (2-1) Maryland (2-1)

7 0

7 7

3 7 - 24 0 14 - 21

First Quarter UC - Nick Williams 58 yd punt return (Christen kick) 7:05 Second Quarter UC - Scott McCummings 3 yd run (Christen kick) 12:35 (7-36, 3:13) MD - Wes Brown 19 yd run (Craddock kick) 10:24 (8-67, 2:03) Third Quarter UC - Chad Christen 34 yd field goal 3:29 (4-6, 1:44) Fourth Quarter MD - Stefon Diggs 29 yd pass from Perry Hills (Craddock kick) 14:07 (10-75, 4:22) UC - Lyle McCombs 11 yd run (Christen kick) 8:04 (10-76, 5:57) MD - Perry Hills 10 yd run (Craddock kick) 4:39 (7-53, 3:16)

Rushing No Gain Loss Net TD Lg McCombs 27 98 4 94 1 15 McCummings 8 44 0 44 1 21 Whitmer 4 26 9 17 0 23 Passing Com-Att-Int Yds TD Lg Whitmer 10-16-0 68 0 19 McCummings 1-1-0 2 0 2 Receiving Delahunt McCombs Smith Punting Wagner

No Yds TD Lg 3 43 0 19 3 -6 0 0 2 18 0 11 No Yds Avg Lg In20 7 312 44.6 57 2

Field Goal Attempts Christen 2nd 07:00 49 yds Mised Christen 3rd 03:29 34 yds Good

Defense UT-AT-TT TFL Sk Int Smallwood 8-6-14 3.5 2.5 Moore 5-2-7 3.0 2.5 Johnson 1-6-7 1.0 Wirth 4-2-6 1.0 College Park, Md. - Redshirt sophomores Lyle McCombs and Scott McCummings both ran for touchdowns, and senior Nick Williams reT. Williams 1-3-4 1.0 1.0 turned a punt for another score as the University of Connecticut football Gratz 0-2-2 1 team defeated Maryland 24-21 Saturday before a crowd of 35,491 at Byrd Stadium. Both teams are now 2-1 on the season. McCombs rushed for 94 yards and his fourth-quarter touchdown. McCummings, who also came in at quarterback occasionally, ran for a three-yard score that gave the Huskies a 14-0 first-half lead. That came after Williams scored the game’s first touchdown on a 58-yard punt return. Connecticut started quickly in going against their former coach, Randy Edsall, who left after 2010 to come to Maryland (2-1). The Huskies outgained Maryland 148-80 in total yardage in the first half and controlled the ball for 18 minutes, 40 seconds. They also came up with timely plays, converting four of nine third-down situations to keep the Maryland offense off the field. Connecticut opened the scoring on Williams’ 58-yard punt return, and redshirt junior Chad Christen’s extra point gave the Huskies a 7-0 lead with 7:05 left in the first quarter. They took advantage of a short field to score their second touchdown, gaining possession at the Maryland 36 after the Terrapins were forced to punt from their four. McCummings’ three-yard run seven plays later made it 14-0 with 12:35 left in the half. Maryland’s offense finally awakened on the next possession. A key play came on fourth-and-four from the Connecticut 37, when quarterback Perry Hills completed an 18-yard pass to Stefon Diggs. One play later, Wes Brown ran for a 19-yard touchdown, and Brad Craddock’s extra point cut the lead to 14-7 with 10:24 remaining in the half. Connecticut redshirt sophomore linebacker Yawin Smallwood sacked Hills and forced a third-quarter fumble that redshirt sophomore Angelo Pruitt recovered for the Huskies at the Maryland 23. UConn couldn’t pick up a first down, but Christen kicked a 34-yard field goal with 3:29 left in the quarter for a 17-7 lead. Smallwood caused problems for the Terrapins throughout the game, with four of his 14 tackles going for losses, including three sacks. After a 75-yard drive, Maryland made it 17-14 on the second play of the fourth quarter when Hills threw a 29-yard touchdown pass to Stefon Diggs on third-and-te. The Terrapins’ Marcus Leak tipped the pass and Diggs grabbed it for a touchdown to make it 17-14. The Huskies answered on their next possession, driving 76 yards to take a 24-14 lead on McCombs’ 11-yard touchdown run. Hills ran for a 10-yard touchdown that cut the Connecticut lead to 24-21 with 4:39 left. After getting the ball back following a Huskies punt, Maryland reached the Connecticut 39 before its drive stalled with 17 seconds left.

2012 University of Connecticut Football Game Notes

Maryland Individual Leaders Rushing Brown Boykins Hills Passing Hills Receiving Diggs Leak Boykins Punting Renfro

No Gain Loss Net TD Lg 14 74 0 74 1 19 1 12 0 12 0 12 18 52 42 10 1 12 Com-Att-Int Yds TD Lg 10-24-1 109 1 29 No Yds TD Lg 3 57 1 29 3 35 0 22 2 15 0 8 No Yds Avg Lg In20 7 295 42.1 51 1

Field Goal Attempts None. Defense Farrand Hartsfield Drakeford

UT-AT-TT 6-3-9 5-4-9 6-2-8

TFL Sk Int 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0

November 24, 2012 • at Louisville UConn Individual Leaders

Game #4 • September 22, 2012

24

30

Waldo Stadium • Kalamazoo, Mich. Offense TE 89 TE 94 LT 72 LG 69 C 73 RG 63 RT 77 QB 10 TB 43 FB 47 WR 31

UConn Starters Delahunt Griffin Bennett Greene Mateas Masters Friend Whitmer McCombs Frank Williams

Defense DE 48 DT 53 DT 56 DE 59 LB 33 LB 28 DB 22 CB 5 S 16 S 15 CB 7

Williams Wirth Pruitt Stephen Smallwood Johnson Adams Wreh-Wilson

Jones Brown Gratz

Total Participants (53): 3 Moore, 4 Foxx, 6 Smith, 8 Phillips, 11 McCummings, 12 Stevenson, 13 Christen, 20 Allen, 21 Williams, 23 Lee, 25 Hyppolite, 29 Mack, 34 Kenney, 36 Osiecki, 41 Steg, 44 DeLorenzo, 45 Norris, 46 Vann, 47 Frank, 49 McQuillan, 50 Bullock, 51 Willman, 65 Cruz, 67 Mueller, 80 Shortell, 84 Jones, 85 Davis, 86 Wagner, 90 Campenni, 96, Spencer Parker, 97 McBryde

Team Statistics

UCONN FIRST DOWNS 24 Rushing 3 Passing 18 Penalty 3 RUSHING YARDS 92 Rushing Attempts 34 Average Per Rush 2.7 Rushing Touchdowns 0 Yards Gained 127 Yards Lost 35 PASSING YARDS 333 Com-Att-Int 28-44-1 Avg. Per Att. 7.6 Avg. Per Com. 11.9 Passing Touchdowns 3 TOTAL OFFENSE 425 Total offense plays 78 Avg. Gain Per Play 5.4 Fumbles: No.-Lost 4-1 Penalties: No.-Yards 7-53 Punts-Yards 6-252 Avg. Yards Per Punt 42.0 Punt rets: No.-Yards 3-32 Kickoff rets: No.-Yds 5-106 Average Per Return 21.2 Int: No.-Yds 0-0 Fumble Ret: No.-Yds 0-0 Possession Time 33:18 Third-Down Conv. 7 of 17 Fourth-Down Conv. 0 of 1

WMU 19 4 12 3 77 30 2.6 2 90 13 253 21-40-0 6.3 12.0 1 330 70 4.7 1-0 6-53 8-336 42.0 3-24 2-19 9.5 1-2 1-53 26:42 6 of 15 0 of 0

Connecticut (2-2) 0 7 7 10 - 24 Western Michigan (2-2) 3 14 7 6 - 30

First Quarter WMU - Andrew Haldeman 44 yd field goal 12:53 (7-49, 2:07) Second Quarter WMU - Antoin Scriven 1 yd run (Haldeman kick) 12:10 (8-87, 3:17) WMU - Dareyon Chance 9 yd run (Haldeman kick) 8:39 (7-36, 1:50) UC - Ryan Griffin 9 yd pass from Chandler Whitmer (Christen kick) 2:36 (12-66, 6:03) Third Quarter WMU - Josh Schaffer 30 yd pass from Alex Carder (Haldeman kick) 9:47 (6-66, 2:11) UC - John Delahunt 2 yd pass from Chandler Whitmer (Christen kick) 4:15 (7-60, 3:45) Fourth Quarter UC - Chad Christen 32 yd field goal 8:47 (8-65, 2:46) WMU - Desmond Bozeman 53 yd fumble recovery (Haldeman kick failed) 7:12 UC - Geremy Davis 7 yd pass from Chandler Whitmer (Christen kick) 0:54 (8-80, 2:21) Kalamazoo, Mich. - Western Michigan quarterback Alex Carder threw for 237 yards and a touchdown to lead Western Michigan to a 30-24 win over the University of Connecticut on Saturday before a crowd of 10,328 at Waldo Stadium. Both teams are now 2-2 on the season. Carder completed 18 of 34 passes before leaving the game late in the third quarter after hitting his throwing hand on a helmet. Josh Schaffer caught six of Carder’s passes for 104 yards, including a 30yard touchdown early in the third quarter that put Western Michigan ahead 24-7. UConn redshirt sophomore quarterback Chandler Whitmer was 28 of 44 for 333 yards passing and three touchdowns for Connecticut. Redshirt sophomore Lyle McCombs rushed for 119 yards while redshirt sophomore Geremy Davis caught nine passes for 123 yards for the Huskies. Connecticut pulled within 24-17 on a two-yard pass from Whitmer to John Delahunt and a 32-yard field goal from Chad Christen midway through the fourth quarter. But on the Huskies’ next drive, Desmond Bozeman returned a Whitmer fumble 53 yards for a touchdown. It was the Broncos’ first fumble recovery for a touchdown in three years. The score also pushed Western Michigan past the 10,000-point total in team history. Whitmer added a seven-yard TD pass to Davis with 54 seconds to play, but the Broncos recovered the onside kick. Antoin Scriven scored from one yard out early in the second quarter to cap an 88-yard drive and give Western Michigan a 10-0 lead. It marked his ninth career touchdown, all on one-yard runs. The Broncos followed that with a 36-yard drive capped by Dareyon Chance’s nine-yard run for a 17-point lead. Chance led Western Michigan with 66 yards rushing. The Huskies finally got on the scoreboard with 2:36 left in the first half on Whitmer’s 9-yard pass to redshirt senior tight end Ryan Griffin. Donald Celiscar’s interception at the three-yard line stopped a UConn drive midway in the first quarter. UConn had a 425-330 advantage in total yards. This marked the first appearance at Western Michigan for a BIG EAST opponent. The start of the game was delayed by a half-hour because of lightning storms in the area.

Rushing No Gain Loss Net TD Lg McCombs 23 120 1 119 0 28 McCummings 3 4 7 -3 2 Passing Whitmer

Com-Att-Int Yds TD Lg 28-44-1 333 3 33

Receiving Davis Phillips N. Williams Griffin Delahunt Punting Wagner

No Yds TD Lg 9 123 1 25 4 42 0 13 4 26 0 11 3 40 1 17 3 39 1 33 No Yds Avg Lg In20 6 252 42.0 53 1

Field Goal Attempts Christen 3rd 11:58 51 yds Missed Christen 4th 08:47 32 yds Good Defense UT-AT-TT B. Jones 5-5-10 Johnson 3-7-10 Moore 5-2-7 Wreh-Wilson 5-2-7 Smalwood 2-5-7

TFL Sk Int

0.5

W. Michigan Individual Leaders Rushing Chance Fields Carder

No Gain Loss Net TD Lg 19 66 0 66 1 9 3 9 0 9 0 4 1 7 0 7 0 7

Passing Com-Att-Int Yds TD Lg Carder 18-34-0 237 1 39 Van Tubbergen 3-6-0 16 0 9 Receiving Wilson Schaffer Braverman Punting Schroeder

No Yds TD Lg 8 100 0 39 6 104 1 30 3 25 0 10 No Yds Avg Lg In20 8 336 42.0 63 0

Field Goal Attempts Haldeman 1st 12:53 44 yds Good Defense Bozeman Simon Celiscar Easmon

UT-AT-TT TFL Sk Int 6-6-12 2.0 2.0 4-5-9 0.5 5-3-8 1 2-5-7 1.0 1.0

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville UConn Individual Leaders

Game #5 • September 29, 2012

24

17

Rentschler Field • East Hartford, Conn. Offense WR 85 TE 94 LT 72 LG 69 C 50 RG 63 RT 77 QB 10 TB 43 FB 47 WR 31

UConn Starters

Defense Davis DE 48 Griffin DT 53 Bennett DT 59 Greene DE 56 Bullock LB 3 Masters LB 33 Friend LB 28 Whitmer CB 5 McCombs S 16 Frank S 15 Williams CB 7

Williams Wirth Stephen Pruitt Moore Smallwood Johnson Wreh-Wilson

Jones Brown Gratz

Total Participants (50): 4 Foxx, 6 Smith, 8 Phillips, 11 McCummings, 13 Christen, 20 Allen, 21 Williams, 22 Adams, 23 Lee, 25 Hyppolite, 29 Mack, 32 Ashiru, 34 Kenney, 36 Osiecki, 41 Steg, 45 Norris, 46 Vann, 49 McQuillan, 51 Willman, 60 Samra, 65 Cruz, 67 Mueller, 84 Jones, 86 Wagner, 89 Delahunt 90 Campenni, 96 Parker 97 McBryde

Team Statistics

UB FIRST DOWNS 13 Rushing 7 Passing 6 Penalty 0 RUSHING YARDS 141 Rushing Attempts 39 Average Per Rush 3.6 Rushing Touchdowns 1 Yards Gained Rushing 163 Yards Lost Rushing 22 PASSING YARDS 220 Com.-Att.-Int 13-30-1 Avg. Per Att. 7.3 Avg. Per Com. 16.9 Passing Touchdowns 1 TOTAL OFFENSE 361 Total offense plays 69 Avg. Gain Per Play 5.2 Fumbles: No.-Lost 1-1 Penalties: No.-Yards 3-30 Punts-Yards 8-308 Avg. Yards Per Punt 38.5 Punt rets: No.-Yards 1-0 Kickoff rets: No.-Yds 3-67 Average Per Return 22.3 Int: No.-Yds 0-0 Fumble Ret: No.-Yds 0-0 Possession Time 26:34 Third-Down Conv. 6 of 18 Fourth-Down Conv. 1 of 3

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UCONN 16 5 11 0 133 42 3.2 2 166 33 227 15-22-0 10.3 15.1 1 360 64 5.6 1-0 3-14 8-277 34.6 1-10 1-13 13.0 1--1 0-0 33:26 4 of 14 1 of 1

Buffalo (1-3) Connecticut (3-2)

7 0 7 3 14 7

3 0

- 17 - 24

First Quarter UC - Chad Christen 29 yd field goal 10:10 (9-57, 3:42) UC - Brandon Murie 4 yd run (Clarke kick) 6:12 (10-75, 3:58) Second Quarter UC - Ryan Griffin 36 yd pass from Chandler Whitmer (Christen kick) 14:54 (10-92, 5:09) UC - Martin Hyppolite 50 yd run (Christen kick) 10:56 (5-75, 2:28) Third Quarter UC - Lyle McCombs 2 yd run (Christen kick) 5:03 (7-46, 4:20) UB - Brandon Murie 50 yd pass from Alex Zordich (Clarke kick) 0:33 (6-86, 2:03) Fourth Quarter UB - Patrick Clarke 44 yd field goal 2:32 (7-63, 2:37) EAST HARTFORD, Conn. - Running backs Lyle McCombs and Martin Hyppolite combined for 157 yards rushing and two touchdowns to lead the University of Connecticut football team to a 24-17 win over Buffalo on Saturday before a crowd of 34,666 at Rentschler Feld. Redshirt sophomore quarterback Chandler Whitmer, who completed passes to eight different receivers, threw for 227 yards and another score as UConn opened up a 24-7 lead in the third quarter and held on to win. Buffalo, which was playing without injured running back Branden Oliver, had the ball with a chance to tie late in the game, but failed to convert on fourth down at its own 39 yard line. Quarterback Alex Zordich threw for 220 yards and ran for 76 to lead the Bulls. UConn improved to 2-1 this season against the Mid-American conference. The Huskies beat Massachusetts in their season opener, but lost last week at Western Michigan. McCombs, UConn’s 166-pound tailback was the Huskies workhorse, carrying the ball 29 times for 97 yards. His two-yard fourth-down touchdown run gave the Huskies a 24-7 lead with just over five minutes left in the third quarter. But Buffalo went into its bag of tricks to pull within 24-14. Zordich completed a four-yard pass to Alex Neutz in the right flat, who then pitched the ball to running back Brandon Murie. He raced down the right sideline, breaking a Byron Jones’ tackle on the way to a 50-yard touchdown. The Bulls got within a touchdown on a 44-yard field goal by Patrick Clarke with 2:23 left after a 43 yard pass from Zordich to Neutz. UConn redshirt sophomore wide receiver Geremy Davis recovered the onside kick, but UConn punted it away three plays later giving Buffalo one more chance to tie. The Bulls took the ball at their own 20 and managed one first down. But Zordich was stuffed by redshirt sophomore linebacker Yawin Smallwood after a two-yard gain on a fourth-and-four from the 39, and the Huskies ran out the clock. Connecticut had big plays on back-to-back drives in the first half to take a 17-7 lead. Tight end Ryan Griffin’s 36-yard catch and run over the middle on the first play of the second quarter capped a 10-play 92-yard drive that gave the Huskies a 10-7 lead. The Huskies then went 75 yards in five plays the next time they had the ball. Hyppolite, who had just four carries coming into the game, took a pitchout on his fifth and went 50 yards off the right side for the Huskies second touchdown. Connecticut moved the ball well from the opening kickoff. A 24-yard pass from Whitmer to senior wide receiver Nick Williams set up a 29-yard field goal by redshirt senior Chad Christen that gave the Huskies a 3-0 lead. Buffalo responded with a 10 play, 75-yard drive that included a 30yard screen pass to Devin Campbell on a fourth down that set up Murie’s 4-yard touchdown run. The Bulls special teams then stepped up, executing a successful onside kick, before the offense stalled. UConn came in ranked fifth in the nation against the rush, allowing just 51 yards per game, but gave up 141 to the Bulls. Buffalo came into the game giving up 34 points a game.

2012 University of Connecticut Football Game Notes

Rushing McCombs Hyppolite Passing Whitmer

No Gain Loss Net TD Lg 29 103 6 97 1 12 6 61 1 60 1 50 Com-Att-Int Yds TD Lg 15-22-0 227 1 36

Receiving N. Williams McCombs Davis Smith Punting Wagner

No Yds TD Lg 4 57 0 24 3 33 0 17 2 32 0 18 2 26 0 14 No Yds Avg Lg In20 8 277 34.6 49 5

Field Goal Attempts Christen 1st 10:10 29 yds Good Defense UT-AT-TT TFL Sk Int Johnson 5-9-14 2.0 Smallwood 5-6-11 0.5 T. Williams 4-3-7 1.0 1.0 B. Jones 2-5-7 Brown 3-2-5 1

Buffalo Individual Leaders Rushing Zordich Murie Campbell Passing Zordich Receiving Neutz Johnson Campbell Hughes Punting Grassman

No Gain Loss Net TD Lg 14 80 4 76 0 22 18 58 3 55 1 20 6 25 0 25 0 7 Com-Att-Int Yds TD Lg 13-30-1 220 1 43 No Yds TD Lg 6 90 0 43 2 33 0 26 2 30 0 30 2 13 0 9 No Yds Avg Lg In20 8 308 38.5 50 2

Field Goal Attempts Clarke 4th 02:32 44 yds Good Defense Skinner Sherry Means Moseley Baugh

UT-AT-TT 6-7-13 6-2-8 4-4-8 3-2-5 2-3-5

TFL Sk Int 0.5 0.5 1.0 1.0 0.5 0.5

November 24, 2012 • at Louisville UConn Individual Leaders

Game #6 • October 6, 2012

3

19

High Point Solutions Stadium • Piscataway, N.J. Offense WR 85 TE 94 LT 72 LG 69 C 50 RG 63 RT 77 QB 10 TB 25 FB 47 WR 31

UConn Starters

Defense Davis DE 48 Griffin DT 53 Bennett DT 59 Greene DE 56 Bullock LB 3 Masters LB 33 Friend LB 28 Whitmer CB 5 Hyppolite S 16 Frank S 15 Williams CB 7

Williams Wirth Stephen Pruitt Moore Smallwood Johnson Wreh-Wilson

Jones Brown Gratz

Connecticut (3-3, 0-1) No. 22/21 Rutgers (5-0, 2-0)

0 6

3 0

0 7

0 6

- 3 - 19

First Quarter RU - Kyle Federico 45 yd field goal 3:43 (7-17, 3:24) RU - Kyle Federico 31 yd field goal 0:28 (6-15, 3:09) Second Quarter UC - Chad Christen 19 yd field goal 2:39 (9-45, 4:33) Third Quarter RU - Mark Harrison 14 yd pass from Gary Nova (Federico kick) 9:09 (9-84, 4:44) Fourth Quarter RU - Wayne Warren 25 yd interception return (DeLouisa kick failed) 3:44

PISCATAWAY, N.J. - It just didn’t look like anything was improving on Saturday when the Huskies ran into 22nd-ranked Rutgers and absorbed a Total Participants (53): 4 Foxx, 6 Smith, 8 19-3 setback in their Big East opener. The focus has been to improve the running game, but it was tougher Phillips, 11 McCummings, 13 Christen, 20 early on when Whitmer and his teammates began the game without top Allen, 21 Williams, 22 Adams, 23 Lee, 29 running back Lyle McCombs, who sat for the first quarter for breaking Mack, 32 Ashiru, 34 Kenney, 36 Osiecki, 41 team rules earlier in the week. Playing against a Rutgers team that leads Steg, 43 McCombs, 44 DeLorenzo, 45 Nor- the nation in rush defense, UConn wound up with 53 yards on 28 attempts, led by McCombs with 32 yards on 12 attempts. He came in averaging 90.4 ris, 46 Vann, 51 Willman, 52 Donohue 60 yards per game. Despite all its offensive woes, which included five turnovers, the Samra, 65 Cruz, 67 Mueller, 73 Mateas, 80 might have pulled off the upset if it had taken advantage of its opShortell, 84 Jones, 86 Wagner, 89 Delahunt Huskies portunities. 90 Campenni, 96 Parker 97 McBryde Shamar Stephen blocked a Rutgers field goal attempt in the second quarter, which led to the Huskies only points, a 19-yard field goal by Chad Christen. It was the first blocked field goal by UConn since 2004. The Scarlet Knights (5-0, 2-0 Big East) are off to their best start since 2006, and they avenged a bitter loss to the Huskies that ended last regular season and kept Rutgers from sharing the conference title. Team Statistics Jawan Jamison ran it 28 times and recorded his sixth straight 100 UCONN RU yard game and Gary Nova hooked up with Mark Harrison on a 14-yard FIRST DOWNS 17 17 touchdown pass early in the third quarter. Rushing 4 7 Warren put it away with 3:44 left in the fourth when he grabbed a Passing 10 9 pass down the middle from Chandler Whitmer, and then darted through Penalty 3 1 would-be-tacklers toward the end zone. RUSHING YARDS 53 123 Warren pushed across the goal line with some help from his teamRushing Attempts 28 35 mates. Average Per Rush 1.9 3.5 UConn benched McCombs for the first quarter. He finished with 32 Rushing Touchdowns 0 0 yards on 12 carries and the Huskies (3-3, 0-1) were held to their worst scorYards Gained Rushing 74 134 ing output since getting shut out by Louisville in the middle of the 2010 Yards Lost Rushing 21 11 season. PASSING YARDS 191 157 Rutgers has won six of the last eight meetings, but lost last year’s Com.-Att.-Int 14-33-4 18-27-0 game 40-22. Avg. Per Att. 5.8 5.8 Linebackers Khaseem Greene and Steve Beauharnais were all over Avg. Per Com. 13.6 8.7 UConn’s runners, and the Huskies couldn’t keep Rutgers blitzes from forcPassing Touchdowns 0 1 ing Whitmer to hurry his throws. Greene also had an interception late in the TOTAL OFFENSE 244 280 fourth quarter. Rutgers chipped away offensively with Jamison running tough Total offense plays 61 62 against a defense that had only been allowing 74 yards per game on the Avg. Gain Per Play 4.0 4.5 ground. Nova rarely went downfield but finished 18 for 27 for 157 yards. Fumbles: No.-Lost 1-1 3-1 The Scarlet Knights’ first drive of the second half was the best of the Penalties: No.-Yards 3-20 10-80 game for either team, an 84-yarder on nine plays, highlighted by Jamison’s PUNTS-YARDS 5-173 6-185 28-yard run and capped when Harrison slipped a couple of tacklers and Avg. Yards Per Punt 34.6 30.8 reached into the end zone with 9:09 left to make it 13-3. Punt rets: No.-Yards 2-8 1-8 Rutgers turned two first-quarter turnovers by UConn into two field Kickoff rets: No.-Yds 2-27 1-57 goals by Kyle Federico in a span of 3:15. Avg. Per Return 13.5 57.0 UConn put together one solid drive in the first half, going 43 yards Int: No.-Yds 0-0 4-58 on 10 plays behind the running of McCombs and backup quarterback Scott Fumble Ret: No.-Yds 0-0 0-0 McCummings. The drive stalled inside the 5 and Chad Christen kicked a Possession Time 27:13 32:34 19-yard field goal to make it 6-3. Third-Down Conv. 6 of 13 5 of 14 Fourth-Down Conv. 0 of 1 0 of 0

Rushing No Gain Loss Net TD Lg McCombs 12 34 2 32 0 10 McCummings 4 25 1 24 0 16 DeLorenzo 4 8 3 5 0 4 Passing Com-Att-Int Yds TD Lg Whitmer 14-32-4 191 0 22 McCummings 0-1-0 0 0 0 Receiving Davis Smith Griffin Punting Wagner

No Yds TD Lg 4 78 0 22 3 52 0 21 3 31 0 16 No Yds Avg Lg In20 5 173 34.6 62 3

Field Goal Attempts Christen 2nd 02:39 19 yds Good Christen 2nd 00:01 51 yds Missed Defense UT-AT-TT Johnson 2-8-10 Moore 5-4-9 Smallwood 1-8-9 B. Jones 0-9-9 Wirth 2-6-8

TFL Sk Int 1.5 1.0 0.5 1.5 1.0

Rutgers Individual Leaders Rushing Jamison Huggins Passing Nova Receiving Coleman Harrison Jefferson Wright Punting Doerner

No Gain Loss Net TD Lg 28 117 7 110 0 28 4 16 0 16 0 9 Com-Att-Int Yds TD Lg 18-27-0 157 1 19 No Yds TD Lg 6 71 0 19 4 33 1 14 3 23 0 16 3 11 0 14 No Yds Avg Lg In20 6 185 30.8 54 2

Field Goal Attempts Federico 1st 03:43 45 yds Good Federico 1st 00:28 31 yds Good Federico 2nd 07:12 50 yds Block Defense UT-AT-TT TFL Sk Int Greene 5-3-8 1 Beauharnais 4-4-8 0.5 Ryan 5-0-5 1 Waters 2-3-5 1.5 1.0 Cooper 1-3-4 0.5 1

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville UConn Individual Leaders

Game #7 • October 13, 2012

14

17

Rentschler Field • East Hartford, Conn. Offense WR 85 TE 94 LT 72 LG 69 C 50 RG 63 RT 77 QB 10 TB 44 TE 89 WR 31

UConn Starters

Defense Davis DE 48 Griffin DT 53 Bennett DT 59 Greene DE 56 Bullock LB 3 Masters LB 33 Friend LB 28 Whitmer CB 5 DeLorenzo S 16 Delahunt S 15 Williams CB 7

Williams Wirth Stephen Pruitt Moore Smallwood Johnson Wreh-Wilson

Temple (3-2, 2-0) Connecticut (3-4, 0-2)

0 7 14 0

0 0

7 0

3 17 0 14

First Quarter UC - Michael Smith 15 yd pass from Chandler Whitmer (Christen kick) 5:50 (7-66, 3:50) UC - Ryan Griffin 42 yd pass from Chandler Whitmer (Christen kick) 0:05 (5-63, 2:08) Second Quarter TU - Montel Harris 24 yd run (McManus kick) 3:09 (6-80, 2:58) Fourth Quarter TU - Jalen Fitzpatrick 14 yd pass from Chris Coyer (McManus kick) 0:19 (12-72, 2:33) Overtime TU - Brandon McManus 29 yd field goal 15:00 (5-13, 0:00)

Rushing No Gain Loss Net TD Lg DeLorenzo 23 94 3 91 0 20 McCummings 4 10 4 6 0 6 J. Williams 3 6 0 6 0 4 Passing Whitmer Receiving Phillips Smith Griffin Punting Wagner

Com-Att-Int Yds TD Lg 22-39-0 293 2 42 No Yds TD Lg 7 100 0 25 5 54 1 18 2 67 1 42 No Yds Avg Lg In20 7 293 41.9 51 3

Field Goal Attempts Christen 1st 11:44 Christen 4th 12:54 Christen 4th 02:52 Christen OT 15:00

36 yds Missed 42 yds Missed 44 yds Block 28 yds Missed

Defense UT-AT-TT TFL Sk Int B. Jones 7-6-13 1 Smallwood 6-7-13 EAST HARTFORD, Conn. - Temple senior kicker Brandon McManus Johnson 6-6-12 1.0 hit a 29-yard field goal in overtime as the Owls, who trailed for over 59 Total Participants (46): 4 Foxx, 6 Smith, 8 minutes Saturday, came from behind to beat the University of Connecticut Moore 7-2-9 1.5 1.5 Jones Brown Gratz

Phillips, 11 McCummings, 13 Christen, 21 Williams, 22 Adams, 23 Lee, 25 Hyppolite, 29 Mack, 32 Ashiru, 34 Kenney, 41 Steg, 44 DeLorenzo, 45 Norris, 46 Vann, 47 Frank, 51 Willman, 52 Donohue, 60 Samra, 65 Cruz, 67 Mueller, 86 Wagner, 90 Campenni

Team Statistics

TEMPLE UCONN FIRST DOWNS 17 20 Rushing 10 5 Passing 7 14 Penalty 0 1 RUSHING YARDS 202 88 Rushing Attempts 49 41 Average Per Rush 4.1 2.1 Rushing Touchdowns 1 0 Yards Gained Rushing 237 116 Yards Lost Rushing 35 28 PASSING YARDS 132 293 Com-Att-Int 13-26-1 22-39-0 Avg. Per Att. 5.1 7.5 Avg. Per Com. 10.2 13.3 Passing Touchdowns 1 2 TOTAL OFFENSE 334 381 Total offense plays 75 80 Avg. Gain Per Play 4.5 4.8 Fumbles: No.-Lost 1-1 1-1 Penalties: No.-Yards 8-78 2-15 PUNTS-YARDS 8-341 7-293 Avg. Yards Per Punt 42.6 41.9 Punt rets: No.-Yards 4-21 3--1 Kickoff rets: No.-Yds 3-75 2-41 Average Per Return 25.0 20.5 Int: No.-Yds 0-0 1-0 Fumble Ret: No.-Yds 0-0 0-0 Possession Time 28:51 31:09 Third-Down Conv. 4 of 17 6 of 18 Fourth-Down Conv. 2 of 4 0 of 0

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football team by a 17-14 score before a Homecoming crowd of 37,279 at Rentschler Field. Temple senior running back Montel Harris, a transfer from Boston College, ran 30 times for 142 yards and a touchdown for the Owls, who improve to 3-2 overall and 2-0 in the BIG EAST. UConn is 3-4 overall and 0-2 in the BIG EAST and was held to just two first-quarter touchdowns. UConn redshirt junior kicker Chad Christen missed four field goal attempts, including a 28-yarder on UConn’s overtime possession. Husky redshirt sophomore Chandler Whitmer threw for 293 yards and both of UConn’s scores and redshirt freshman running back Max DeLorenzo had 91 yards rushing for the Huskies in his first career start. Temple trailed until sophomore Jalen Fitzpatrick caught a 14-yard touchdown pass from junior quarterback Chris Coyer with 19 seconds in regulation. The Owls have won two consecutive BIG EAST games for the first time in the program’s history. The touchdown was set up by a 33-yard catch on the left sideline by junior Deon Miller on a third-and-13 from the UConn 47, which followed a 13-yard catch by Harris on a fourth down that moved the ball into UConn territory. Temple had failed on fourth down on two other fourth-quarter drives. Christen had a chance to secure the win for UConn, but his 45-yard field-goal attempt with just under three minutes to play was blocked. He had missed earlier from 38 and 42 yards. Whitmer completed 10 of his first 12 passes, including a 15-yard strike over the middle to Mike Smith for a touchdown that gave the Huskies a 7-0 lead. On his next drive, he found redshirt senior tight end Ryan Griffin over the middle for a 42-yard score. Whitmer completed 22 of 39 passes for 293 yards and no interceptions. He had thrown four interceptions at Rutgers and came in with 10 on the season and just four touchdown passes. Coyer, who threw for just 132 yards, also ran for 51 for the Owls. The Huskies kept Temple pinned in its own territory for most of the first half. The Owls managed just eight yards and one first down on their first four possessions. But they had 113 on their next two. Harris broke a 37-yard run and a 24-yarder for a touchdown to cut the deficit to 14-7. The Owls were driving again before Harris was stripped of the ball by linebacker redshirt sophomore Yawin Smallwood at Connecticut’s 26-yard line. Both teams played without their top running backs. Temple’s Matt Brown, suffered an ankle injury last week, and UConn redshirt sophomore Lyle McCombs sprained his wrist. Without McCombs, the Huskies managed just 88 rushing yards. Harris ran for 133 yards in the Owls’ win last week over South Florida. The win gave Temple coach Steve Addazio a victory over his mentor. UConn’s Paul Pasqualoni was the head coach at Western Connecticut and hired Addazio to his first assistant coaching job there in 1985. The win gave Temple its first road win of the season. The Huskies came in ranked sixth in the nation in total defense, giving up just over 82 yards per game on the ground.

2012 University of Connecticut Football Game Notes

Temple Individual Leaders Rushing Harris Coyer Passing Coyer Receiving Fitzpatrick Booth Harper Punting McManus

No Gain Loss Net TD Lg 30 147 5 142 1 33 17 81 30 51 0 20 Com-Att-Int Yds TD Lg 13-26-1 132 1 33 No Yds TD Lg 3 34 1 14 3 25 0 12 3 9 0 4 No Yds Avg Lg In20 8 341 42.6 55 1

Field Goal Attempts McManus OT 15:00 29 yds Good Defense UT-AT-TT Matakevich 9-10-19 N. Smith 5-9-14 Carraway 8-3-11 Gildea 3-5-8

TFL Sk Int 1.0 2.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 1.0

November 24, 2012 • at Louisville UConn Individual Leaders

Game #8 • October 19, 2012

10

Rushing McCombs

40

Carrier Dome • Syracuse, N.Y. Offense WR 85 TE 89 LT 72 LG 69 C 50 RG 63 RT 77 QB 10 TB 43 TE 47 WR 6

UConn Starters

Defense Davis DE 48 Delahunt DT 53 Bennett DT 59 Greene DE 56 Bullock LB 3 Masters LB 33 Friend LB 28 Whitmer CB 5 McCombs S 16 Frank S 15 Smith CB 7

Connecticut (3-5, 0-3) Syracuse (3-4, 2-1)

3 7 0 0 6 14 17 3

- 10 - 40

First Quarter SYR - Ross Krautman 22 yd field goal 10:46 (8-57, 2:53) SYR - Ross Krautman 33 yd field goal 8:02 (4-5, 1:17) UC - Chad Christen 23 yd field goal 1:05 (14-69, 6:57) Second Quarter SYR - Adonis Ameen-Moore 1 yd run (Krautman kick) 8:37 (9-44, 4:15) UC - Ryan Griffin 32 yd pass from Chandler Whitmer (Christen Wreh-Wilson kick) 3:39 (4-90, 1:39) SYR - Beckett Wales 3 yd pass from Ryan Nassib (Krautman Jones kick) 1:19 (7-77, 2:20) Brown Third Quarter Gratz SYR - Prince Tyson-Gulley 4 yd run (Krautman kick) 13:12 (5-75, 1:48) Total Participants (43): 8 Phillips, 11 Mc- SYR - Ross Krautman 42 yd field goal 7:21 (10-41, 4:06) Cummings, 13 Christen, 22 Adams, 23 Lee, SYR - Alec Lemon 11 yd pass from Ryan Nassib (Krautman kick) 2:00 (8-70, 3:18) 25 Hyppolite, 29 Mack, 31 Williams, 32 Fourth Quarter Ashiru, 34 Kenney, 41 Steg, 44 DeLorenzo, SYR - Ross Krautman 47 yd field goal 12:08 (7-51, 3:21) Williams Wirth Stephen Pruitt Moore Smallwood Johnson

46 Vann, 51 Willman, 65 Cruz, 67 Mueller, 78 Gifford, 86 Wagner, 90 Campenni, 94 Griffin, 97 McBryde

Team Statistics

UCONN FIRST DOWNS 18 Rushing 1 Passing 15 Penalty 2 RUSHING YARDS -6 Rushing Attempts 18 Average Per Rush -0.3 Rushing Touchdowns 0 Yards Gained Rushing 42 Yards Lost Rushing 48 PASSING YARDS 296 Com-Att-Int 23-41-1 Avg. Per Att. 7.2 Avg. Per Com. 12.9 Passing Touchdowns 1 TOTAL OFFENSE 290 Total offense plays 59 Avg. Gain Per Play 4.9 Fumbles: No.-Lost 2-1 Penalties: No.-Yards 6-51 PUNTS-YARDS 8-327 Avg. Yards Per Punt 40.9 Punt rets: No.-Yards 0-0 Kickoff rets: No.-Yds 2-33 Average Per Return 16.5 Int: No.-Yds 0-0 Fumble Ret: No.-Yds 0-0 Possession Time 25:13 Third-Down Conv. 3 of 13 Fourth-Down Conv. 0 of 0

CUSE 21 11 8 2 251 53 4.7 2 273 22 251 14-20-0 12.6 17.9 2 502 73 6.9 3-0 8-73 3-104 34.7 4-39 1-22 22.0 1-27 1-1 34:47 8 of 15 0 of 0

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Univeristy of Connecticut football team fell 40-10 at Syracuse Friday night before a crowd of 36,715 at the Carrier Dome. UConn redshirt sophomore quarterback Chandler Whitmer had a solid game as he threw for 291 yards and a touchdown. Syracuse’s Jerome Smith finished with a career-high 133 yards rushing on 19 carries, SU quarterback Ryan Nassib was 14 of 20 for 251 yards passing and Ross Krautman kicked four field goals for the Orange. The Orange focused during practice this week on creating turnovers and the hard work paid off in the second quarter. Orange free safety Durell Eskridge blitzed, forcing a fumble by Whitmer, and Cameron Lynch recovered for the Orange near midfield. It was the 17th turnover of the season for the Huskies and the Orange capitalized. Nassib converted two critical third-down passes to keep the ensuing drive alive, hitting tight end Beckett Wales for 18 yards over the middle and Lemon for 17 yards in traffic. That set up a first-and-goal at the 10, and Adonis Ameen-Moore scored on fourth-and-inches for a 13-3 lead midway through the second quarter. The Huskies finally got on track just before halftime. Whitmer hit senior wide receiver Michael Smith for 18 yards on a slant and followed with a 23-yard completion to redshirt sophomore wide receiver Shakim Phillips After a pass-interference call against the Orange, Whitmer ran right, then turned and hit red shirt senior tight end Ryan Griffin all alone on the left side for a 32-yard score to make it 13-10 with 3:39 left. Undaunted, Syracuse drove 77 yards for another touchdown, keyed by Lemon’s brilliant 41-yard catch and run to the UConn 2. Nassib then rolled right and hit Wales for a 3-yard score and a 20-10 halftime lead. Syracuse put the game out of reach in the third. After Lemon’s 68-yard reception put the ball at the 2, Prince-Tyson Gulley scored on a 3-yard run. Krautman kicked a 42-yard field goal, his third of the game, for a 30-10 lead midway through the period, and Lemon capped his brilliant night with an 11-yard reception over the middle with 2 minutes left in the period.

Passing Whitmer

No Gain Loss Net TD Lg 12 26 10 16 0 6 Com-Att-Int Yds TD Lg 23-41-1 296 1 37

Receiving Griffin Davis Smith N. Williams Punting Wagner

No Yds TD Lg 6 72 1 32 4 79 0 37 4 61 0 20 3 19 0 8 No Yds Avg Lg In20 8 327 40.9 53 2

Field Goal Attempts Christen 1st 01:05 23 yds Good Defense UT-AT-TT Smallwood 9-1-10 Brown 7-3-10 B. Jones 5-2-7

TFL Sk Int 2.0

Syracuse Individual Leaders Rushing No Gain Loss Net TD Lg Smith 19 137 4 133 0 31 Broyld 11 63 5 58 0 18 Gulley 8 38 0 38 1 10 Nassib 6 22 2 20 0 7 Ameen-Moore 4 3 2 1 1 2 Passing Nassib Receiving Lemon Wales Punting Fisher

Com-Att-Int Yds TD Lg 14-20-0 251 2 68 No Yds TD Lg 8 166 1 68 4 69 1 30 No Yds Avg Lg In20 3 104 34.7 44 2

Field Goal Attempts Krautman 1st 10:46 Krautman 1st 08:02 Krautman 3rd 07:21 Krautman 4th 12:08 Defense Diabate Wilkes Thomas

22 yds 33 yds 42 yds 47 yds

Good Good Good Good

UT-AT-TT TFL Sk Int 5-0-5 1.0 4-0-4 4-0-4 1

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville UConn Individual Leaders

Game #9 • November 3, 2012

6

13

Raymond James Stadium • Tampa, Fla. Offense WR 85 TE 89 LT 72 LG 69 C 50 RG 65 RT 77 QB 10 TB 43 TE 47 WR 6

UConn Starters

Defense Davis DE 48 Delahunt DT 53 Bennett DT 59 Greene DE 56 Bullock LB 32 Cruz LB 33 Friend LB 28 Whitmer CB 5 McCombs S 16 Frank S 15 Smith CB 7

Williams Wirth Stephen Pruitt Ashiru Smallwood Johnson Wreh-Wilson

Jones Brown Gratz

Total Participants (40): 3 Moore, 8 Phillips, 11 McCummings, 13 Christen, 22 Adams, 25 Hyppolite, 29 Mack, 31 Williams, 34 Kenney, 41 Steg, 46 Vann, 51 Willman, 67 Mueller, 84 Jones, 86 Wagner, 90 Campenni, 94 Griffin, 97 McBryde

Team Statistics

UCONN FIRST DOWNS 20 Rushing 3 Passing 17 Penalty 0 RUSHING YARDS 43 Rushing Attempts 31 Average Per Rush 1.4 Rushing Touchdowns 0 Yards Gained Rushing 98 Yards Lost Rushing 55 PASSING YARDS 284 Com.-Att.-Int 24-38-2 Avg. Per Att. 7.5 Avg. Per Com. 11.8 Passing Touchdowns 0 TOTAL OFFENSE 327 Total offense plays 69 Avg. Gain Per Play 4.7 Fumbles: No.-Lost 1-1 Penalties: No.-Yards 5-60 PUNTS-YARDS 6-255 Avg. Yards Per Punt 42.5 Punt rets: No.-Yards 0-0 Kickoff rets: No.-Yds 0-0 Avg. Per Return 0.0 Int: No.-Yds 1-0 Fumble Ret: No.-Yds 0-0 Possession Time 31:52 Third-Down Conv. 6 of 13 Fourth-Down Conv. 0 of 0

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USF 17 6 10 1 81 34 2.4 1 114 33 202 20-32-1 6.3 10.1 0 283 66 4.3 1-0 5-49 6-232 38.7 1-5 2-34 17.0 2-29 0-0 28:08 6 of 15 0 of 0

Connecticut (3-6, 0-4) USF (3-6, 1-4)

0 7

3 0

3 0

0 6

- 6 - 13

First Quarter USF - B.J. Daniels 5 yd run (Bonani kick) 4:08 (8-80, 3:14) Second Quarter UC - Chad Christen 50 yd field goal 0:02 (4-18, 0:30) Third Quarter UC - Chad Christen 37 yd field goal 4:28 (16-66, 7:39) Fourth Quarter USF - Maikon Bonani 28 yd field goal 7:53 (9-27, 3:50) USF - Maikon Bonani 50 yd field goal 4:26 (5-3, 2:01)

Rushing No Gain Loss Net TD Lg McCombs 18 48 1 47 0 12 McCummings 5 34 1 33 0 25 Passing Whitmer

Com-Att-Int Yds TD Lg 24-38-2 284 0 26

Receiving Davis N. Williams Smith McCombs Punting Wagner

No Yds TD Lg 7 98 0 21 6 48 0 12 3 40 0 22 3 28 0 12 No Yds Avg Lg In20 6 255 42.5 48 2

Field Goal Attempts Christen 2nd 0:02 50 yds Good Christen 3rd 4:28 37 yds Good

Defense UT-AT-TT TFL Sk Int B. Jones 7-2-9 Wreh-WIlson 6-1-7 TAMPA, Fla. - USF senior quarterback B.J. Daniels ran for Smallwood 5-1-6 1.0 a first-quarter touchdown before leaving in the fourth with an injury as USF stopped a school-record six-game losing streak by Gratz 5-0-5 1 beating the University of Connecticut football team by a 13-6 T. Williams 1-0-1 1.0 1.0 score on Saturday night before a crowd of 36,190 at Raymond James Stadium. Both teams are now 3-6 on the season while UConn is 0-4 in BIG EAST play while the Bulls are 1-4 in the conference. Daniels was hurt on a 15-yard run inside the UConn 10 USF Individual Leaders just over five minutes into the fourth. The senior quarterback couldn’t put any weight on his left leg as he was helped from the Rushing No Gain Loss Net TD Lg field. Murray 10 38 1 37 0 26 The Bulls settled for a 28-yard field goal by Maikon BoShaw 11 35 1 34 0 8 nani later in the drive to take a 10-6 advantage. Bonani added Daniels 10 41 18 23 1 15 a 50-yard kick to extend the lead to 13-6 with four and a half minutes left. Passing Com-Att-Int Yds TD Lg South Florida had dropped 12 of its last 13 BIG EAST Daniels 19-29-1 199 0 30 games dating to November 2010. The Bulls squandered a 20Floyd 1-3-0 3 0 3 point halftime lead en route to a 37-36 loss to Syracuse on Nov. 27. No Yds TD Lg UConn senior kicker Chad Christen had two field goals for Receiving Welch 5 39 0 30 UConn. Marc 3 47 0 19 Daniels put the Bulls up 7-0 on a 5-yard TD run with 4:08 3 45 0 21 left in the first. He set a school record for career rushing touch- Price Davis 3 32 0 16 downs with 25 on the score. UConn got within 7-3 when Christen made a 50-yard field Punting No Yds Avg Lg In20 goal two seconds before halftime. His second field goal of the Brockhaus-Kann 6 232 38.7 49 4 game, from 37 yards with 4:28 to go in the third, made it 7-6. The Huskies had failed to score during the second half in their previous three games. Field Goal Attempts USF threatened to extend its early lead midway through the Bonani 4th 7:53 28 yds Good second, but UConn redshirt senior cornerback Dwayne Gratz Bonani 4th 4:26 50 yds Good intercepted Daniels’ pass in the end zone. South Florida was the only FBS team in the nation without Defense UT-AT-TT TFL Sk Int an interception until safety Jon Lejiste picked off redshirt Whitehurst 4-4-8 1.0 1.0 sophomore Chandler Whitmer’s pass at the USF 10 with 6:27 Webster 3-4-7 remaining in the game. Cliett 6-0-6 A late UConn drive ended with 50 seconds to go when Elkino Watson intercepted a Whitmer pass. Whitmer has thrown 13 interceptions this season.

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November 24, 2012 • at Louisville UConn Individual Leaders

Game #10 • November 9, 2012

24

17

Rentschler Field • East Hartford, Conn. Offense WR 85 TE 89 LT 72 LG 69 C 50 RG 65 RT 77 QB 10 TB 43 TE 47 WR 6

UConn Starters

Defense Davis DE 48 Delahunt DT 53 Bennett DT 59 Greene DE 56 Bullock LB 3 Cruz LB 33 Friend LB 28 Whitmer CB 5 McCombs S 16 Frank S 15 Smith CB 7

Williams Wirth Stephen Pruitt Moore Smallwood Johnson Wreh-Wilson

Jones Brown Gratz

Total Participants (46): 8 Phillips, 11 McCummings, 12 Stevenson, 13 Christen, 20 Allen, 21 J. Williams, 22 Adams, 23 Lee, 25 Hyppolite, 29 Mack, 31 Williams, 32 Ashiru, 34 Kenney, 41 Steg, 44 DeLorenzo, 46 Vann, 51 Willman, 67 Mueller, 80 Shortell, 84 Jones, 86 Wagner, 94 Griffin, 96 Parker, 97 McBryde

Team Statistics

PITT FIRST DOWNS 18 Rushing 3 Passing 15 Penalty 0 RUSHING YARDS 48 Rushing Attempts 25 Average Per Rush 1.9 Rushing Touchdowns 0 Yards Gained Rushing 72 Yards Lost Rushing 24 PASSING YARDS 302 Com.-Att.-Int 19-34-0 Avg. Per Att. 8.9 Avg. Per Com. 15.9 Passing Touchdowns 2 TOTAL OFFENSE 350 Total offense plays 59 Avg. Gain Per Play 5.9 Fumbles: No.-Lost 0-0 Penalties: No.-Yards 3-23 PUNTS-YARDS 6-260 Avg. Yards Per Punt 43.3 Punt rets: No.-Yards 2-9 Kickoff rets: No.-Yds 4-75 Avg. Per Return 18.8 Int: No.-Yds 1-0 Fumble Ret: No.-Yds 0-0 Possession Time 23:44 Third-Down Conv. 4 of 12 Fourth-Down Conv. 0 of 0

UCONN 20 8 11 1 132 42 3.1 1 162 30 213 19-25-1 8.5 11.2 1 345 67 5.1 1-0 4-40 5-207 41.4 4-80 2-42 21.0 0-0 0-0 36:16 7 of 14 0 of 0

Pittsburgh (4-6, 1-4) Connecticut (4-6, 1-4)

0 0 3 14 - 17 10 14 0 0 - 24

First Quarter UC - Ryan Griffin 2 yd pass from Chandler Whitmer (Christen kick) 8:31 (11-75, 6:29) UC - Chad Christen 29 yd field goal 1:43 (12-61, 5:15) Second Quarter UC - Nick Williams 80 yd punt return (Christen kick) 9:26 UC - Lyle McCombs 2 yd run (Christen kick) 1:02 (6-61, 2:17) Third Quarter PITT - Kevin Harper 42 yd field goal 10:33 (9-51, 4:27) Fourth Quarter PITT - Drew Cardwell 11 yd pass from Tino Sunseri (Harper kick) 13:37 (6-72, 2:21) PITT - Mike Shanahan 18 yd pass from Tino Sunseri (Harper kick) 2:46 (9-80, 2:11)

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. - Redshirt sophomore running back Lyle McCombs ran for 120 yards and a touchdown as the University of Connecticut football team beat Pittsburgh 24-17 on Friday night before a crowd of 33,503 at Rentschler Field. Sophomore quarterback Chandler Whitmer threw for 213 yards and a score for the Huskies. UConn is now 4-6 overall and 1-4 in the BIG EAST while Pittsburgh is also 4-6 and 1-4. Senior Nick Williams returned a punt 80 yards for a touchdown. Tino Sunseri threw for 302 yards and two touchdowns for Pitt, which fell short in its attempt to overcome a 24-0 halftime deficit. The Panthers, like UConn, must now win out to become bowl eligible. McCombs, who ran for more than 1,100 yards and seven touchdowns as a freshman, had just 547 yards and four scores coming into the game. He carried the ball 29 times in this one. The Huskies held Pitt running back Ray Graham to 41 yards on 15 carries after he rushed for 172 against Notre Dame a week ago in an overtime loss. UConn scored on its first possession when Whitmer hit redshirt senior tight end Ryan Griffin with a four-yard pass to cap an 11-play, 75yard march. A staunch UConn defense, ranked ninth nationally, forced Pitt to punt on its first possession, setting the tone for the rest of the half. UConn extended the lead to 10-0 a little over three minutes later on a 29-yard field by redshirt junior Chad Christen. The Huskies opened a 17-0 lead on Williams’ punt return midway through the second quarter. McCombs made it 24-0 on a two-yard plunge, giving the Huskies their first rushing touchdown since a Sept. 29 win over Buffalo. While the UConn offense rolled in the first half, the Huskies’ defense, led by redshirt senior linebacker Sio Moore pressured Sunseri throughout the first 30 and blanketed the Pitt receivers, forcing Sunseri to scramble or throw out of bounds. It also didn’t help that several of Sunseri’s passes were dropped. The Panthers didn’t score until Kevin Harper’s 42-yard field goal in the third quarter. Harper’s 44-yard attempt in the first half hit the right upright. Pittsburgh opened the fourth quarter by going 72 yards in just six plays. Back-to-back passes from Sunseri to Devin Street picked up 46 yards and the Pitt quarterback then found Drew Carswell in the left flat for an 11-yard touchdown strike. UConn had a chance to put the game away after a 44-yard run set the Huskies up at the Pittsburgh 14, but Whitmer threw an interception in the end zone to end the threat. Sunseri took over and drove the Panthers 80 yards in just over two minutes, capped by an 18-yard touchdown pass to Mike Shanahan with 2:46 left. The Panthers never got the ball back as Whitmer hit redshirt sophomore Shakim Phillips for a key 17-yard completion on a thirdand-9 on UConn’s next drive and the Huskies ran out the clock.

Rushing No Gain Loss Net TD Lg McCombs 29 125 5 120 1 39 McCummings 1 13 0 13 1 13 Passing Whitmer Receiving Griffin Phillips Williams Smith Punting Wagner

Com-Att-Int Yds TD Lg 19-25-1 213 1 27 No Yds TD Lg 6 84 1 23 5 52 0 17 3 31 0 14 1 27 0 27 No Yds Avg Lg In20 5 207 41.4 51 2

Field Goal Attempts Christen 1st 1:43 29 yds Good Defense UT-AT-TT Smallwood 4-5-9 Moore 5-1-6 Gratz 5-1-6 Johnson 2-4-6

TFL Sk Int 3.0 2.0 1.0

Pittsburgh Individual Leaders Rushing Graham Shell Passing Sunseri Receiving Street Carswell Shanahan Graham Punting Yoklic

No Gain Loss Net TD Lg 15 45 4 41 0 12 6 23 0 23 0 11 Com-Att-Int Yds TD Lg 19-34-0 302 2 39 No Yds TD Lg 6 76 0 24 5 83 1 18 3 79 1 39 3 21 0 15 No Yds Avg Lg In20 6

260 43.3 57

0

Field Goal Attempts Harper 2nd 13:03 44 yds Missed Harper 3rd 10:33 42 yds Good Defense Donald Trebitz Thomas Ezell

UT-AT-TT 7-6-13 4-5-9 5-3-8 3-3-6

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