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Connecticut Huskies (0-0, 0-0 BIG EAST) vs. Massachusetts Minutemen (0-0, 0-0 MAC) Game 1 • Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012 • 7:30 PM East Hartford, Conn. • Rentschler Field (40,000) SNY • IMG-UConn 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 112. He is just one of two league coaches in history to win four BIG EAST Championships. His overall college coaching record stands at 145-83-1 (34-17 at WCSU, 107-59-1 at Syracuse and 5-7 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. massachusetts head coach charley molnar Charley Molnar was hired as the 29th head coach in Massachusetts football history on December 8, 2011. Molnar draws on 28 years of coaching experience as he leads the Minutemen into their first season in the Football Bowl Subdivision. Massachusetts is Molnar’s first stop as a collegiate head coach. A veteran offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, he developed prolific offensive attacks at Notre Dame, Cincinnati and Central Michigan alongside head coach Brian Kelly at all three universities. In his time at those schools, Molnar helped them to a 59-20 record and seven straight bowl games including Cincinnati’s 2009 BIG EAST Championship and an appearance in the Sugar Bowl. Molnar joins the Minutemen after two seasons with Notre Dame as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. His first coaching job in college football came at his alma mater Lock Haven, where he graduated in 1984.

Radio & TV Coverage television coverage Saturday’s game is being televised live by SNY and ESPN Regional Television. Bob Picozzi is on play-by-play with former NFL offensive lineman David DiazInfante on color and Peter Rudman is the producer. The game will also be replayed on SNY in a condensed mode on the “Husky Power Hour” on Friday, August 31 at 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. and Saturday, September 1 at noon. The game will be replayed it is entirety on Saturday, September 1 at 3:30 p.m. and on Sunday, September 2 at 7:00 p.m. radio coverage For the 21st consecutive season, WTIC 1080-AM in Hartford serves as the flagship station for the IMG/UConn Radio 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 football and men’s and women’s basketball season will mark 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 McCalla on production.

UConn Schedule/Results Date Opponent (TV) Score/Time 8/30 Massachusetts (SNY) 7:30 PM 9/8 NC State (SNY) 12:00 PM 9/15 at Maryland (SNY) 12:30 PM 9/22 at Western Michigan (ESPN3) 2:00 PM 9/29 Buffalo (SNY) 12:00 PM 10/6 at Rutgers* TBA 10/13 Temple* TBA 10/19 at Syracuse* (ESPN) 8:00 PM 11/3 at USF* TBA 11/9 Pittsburgh* (ESPN2) 8:00 PM 11/24 at Louisville* TBA 12/1 Cincinnati* (ABC/ESPN/ESPN2) TBA *Denotes BIG EAST Conference Game

UMass Schedule/Results Date Opponent (TV) 8/30 at Connecticut (SNY) 9/8 indiana (ESPN3) 9/15 at Michigan (BTN) 9/22 at Miami-OH* 9/29 ohio* 10/6 at Western Michigan* 10/20 Bowling Green* 10/27 at Vanderbilt 11/3 at Northern Illinois* 11/10 at Akron* 11/17 Buffalo* 11/23 Central Michigan*

Score/Time 7:30 PM 3:30 pm 3:30 PM 12:00 PM 3:30 PM 2:00 PM 12:00 PM TBA 3:30 PM 2:00 PM TBA TBA

*Denotes MAC Game

Quick Hits • UConn kicks off its 113th season of intercollegiate football, the tenth at Rentschler Field and its ninth as a member of the BIG EAST Conference. • UConn and UMass meet for the first time since 1999, but the series dates back to 1897 and this is the 72nd meeting. • Husky redshirt sophomore quarterback Chandler Whitmer looks to start in his first game in a UConn uniform. • Nine Massachusetts natives on the roster for the Huskies will suit up for the game. • UMass plays its first game as a FBS school and as a member of the Mid-American Conference.

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For Thursday’s opening game, WTIC will begin its programming at Rentschler Field with former Connecticut Governor John Rowland from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The UConn Tailgate Show will air from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with Kevin Nathan and Bob Joyce. The pregame shows begins at 6:00 p.m. followed by the game and then postgame “Husky Talk” with Kevin Nathan. 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.

***2011 Statistics*** Rushing Yards McCombs..........1,151 Hernandez......... 1,092 McCummings......285 Williams............... 140 Jean-Louis..............79 Talley.................... 134 Passing Yards McEntee............2,110 Pagel................. 1,725 McCummings......157 Hill........................ 598 Nebrich....................69 Pendagast............ 237 Receptions I. Moore...................43 Talley...................... 60 K. Moore.................41 Julmiste.................. 43 Griffin.....................33 Gilson..................... 39 Points Scored Teggart....................95 Hernandez.............. 72 McCombs...............48 Julmiste.................. 36 K. Moore.................36 Talley...................... 36 Total Tackles Johnson.................97 Holmes................. 118 Smallwood.............94 McIntyre.............. 116 S. Moore.................86 Thellen................... 68 Interceptions Brown.......................3 Thellen..................... 5 Gratz.........................3 Nelms....................... 3 S. Moore...................3 Five Tied With.......... 1 Bold indicates returning player

Category.......................UConn UMass Total Offense.................313.2 360.1 Rushing Offense............118.5 127.4 Passing Offense.............194.7 232.7 Passing Efficiency..........113.2 118.6 Scoring Offense.............24.2 25.2 First Downs For..............208 220 Third Down Conv...........28% 37% Turnovers-INT/FUM.......23-9/14 26-13/13 Total Defense.................366.7 367.0 Rushing Defense...........85.7 158.1 Passing Defense............281.0 208.9 Passing Eff. Defense.....132.4 124.2 Scoring Defense............24.3 27.9 First Downs Against.......215 219 Third Down Defense......33% 42% TOs Forced-INT/FUM....31-18/13 21-13/8 Turnover Margin.............+8 -5 Time of Possession........30:45 29:17 Penalties-Yards..............63-502 68-665 2

The UConn Football Radio Network also includes WILI 1400-AM in Willimantic and WAVZ-1300 AM in New Haven. The UConn broadcast of the UMass game will also be available on Sirius Radio at channel 137. 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 football. 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 Huskies vs. Massachusetts All-Time The UConn vs. UMass series is the second-oldest intercollegiate series in the history of the Huskies. UConn and UMass have met 71 previous times and the Minutemen lead the series by a 36-33-2 count. The two schools first met on Nov. 6, 1897 with the “Massachusetts Agricultural College” topping the “Storrs Agricultural College” by a 36-0 score. UConn first played football in 1896 against a non-collegiate schedule and an Oct. 23, 1897 game against Rhode Island. UMass and URI are the only opponents that UConn has played over three centuries (19th, 20th and 21st). UConn and UMass became regular opponents and were both charter members of the Yankee Conference in 1949.

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August 30, 2012 • vs. Massachusetts Connecticut and UMass last met in 1999 in the BIG EAST Standings Huskies’ final game as an official FCS team – a 62-20 Conference Overall Minuteman win. Year Result H/A A unique year in the history of the series was 1998 W-L Pct. W-L Pct. 1999 L, 20-62 A Cincinnati 0-0 --- 0-0 --when the Huskies defeated UMass twice. Teams 1998 W, 28-27 A Connecticut 0-0 --- 0-0 --from the Atlantic 10 (as the Yankee Conference was 1998 W, 44-41 (ot) H Louisville 0-0 --- 0-0 --then known as) played one conference team twice 1997 W, 49-16 A Pittsburgh 0-0 --- 0-0 --with Boston University dropping the sport in 1997. 1996 L, 38-39 A Rutgers 0-0 --- 0-0 --UConn defeated UMass in Storrs on Oct. 17 (44-41 1995 W, 20-7 H Syracuse 0-0 --- 0-0 --in OT) and in Amherst on Nov. 21 (28-27). UMass 1994 W, 21-13 A Temple 0-0 --- 0-0 --went on to win the NCAA Division I Championship 1993 L, 17-20 H USF 0-0 --- 0-0 --1992 L, 7-20 A that year and UConn made its first-ever postseason 1991 W, 26-21 H appearance making the NCAA tournament. All-Time: 33-36-2 During its nearly 50-year tenure in the Yankee ConOut of Town Scoreboard ference, Massachusetts claimed 16 championships, Friday, August 31 10 outright, while Connecticut claimed 15, six outright. Villanova at Temple, 7:00 PM (ESPN3) UCONN AND Massachusetts CONNECTIONS Saturday, September 1 UConn defensive coordinator Don Brown was the head coach at UMass from Northwestern at Syracuse, Noon (ESPN2 2004-08 as the team advanced to the NCAA championship game in 2006 and Youngstown State at Pittsburgh, 6:00 PM (ESPN3) also played in the I-AA tournament in 2007. Brown was the defensive coordinaChattanooga at USF, 7:00 PM (ESPN3) tor at UMass in the national championship year of 1998 and also 1999. Rutgers at Tulane, 8:00 PM (CBSSN) The UConn roster has nine Massachusetts players on it: freshman DE Brendan Sunday, September 2 Battles-Santos (Eastham), redshirt freshman WR Dalton Gifford (Fairhaven), Kentucky at Louisville, 3:30 PM (ESPN) redshirt junior RB Martin Hyppolite (Wakefield), redshirt sophomore DE Jonathan Louis (Brockton), redshirt sophomore QB Scott McCummings (Natick), freshman S Obi Melifonwu (South Grafton), redshirt freshman OT Paul Preseason Media Poll Nwokeji (Randolph), freshman LS William Oldach (Hopkinton) and redshirt 1. Louisville (24)............................................. 219 sophomore LB Yawin Smallwood (Worcester). 2. USF (4)....................................................... 176 3. Rutgers....................................................... 155 The UMass roster has three Connecticut players on it: sophomore WR Shawn 4. Cincinnati.................................................... 139 Campbell (Woodstock), sophomore LB Ryan Delaire (Windsor) and junior 5. Pittsburgh................................................... 131 defensive lineman Tyler Major (New London). 6. Connecticut................................................... 77 7. Syracuse....................................................... 70 Huskies vs. MAC All-Time 8. Temple.......................................................... 41 Connecticut enters Thursday’s meeting vs. Massachusetts with a 17-3 record (First-Place Votes in Parentheses) against opponents from the Mid-American Conference (MAC) since making the move to the Football Bowl Subdivision in 2002. The losses include a 30-16 defeat at Temple in 2010 and a 38-31 loss to Western Michigan last year. BIG EAST Weekly Awards Prior to the ’10 Temple game, Connecticut’s last loss to a MAC opponent Offensive Player of the Week came back on Sept. 28, 2002, when it dropped a 24-21 overtime decision vs. Ball State. UConn’s record vs. MAC teams also includes wins over Buffalo in 2010 and Defensive Player of the Week ‘11, Ohio in 2009 and Temple in 2008 during the regular season and against Special Teams Player of the Week Buffalo in the 2009 International Bowl. The Huskies became quite familiar with MAC foes as the school transitioned to FBS football. UConn faced four of its members in both the 2002 and 2003 seasons and two more in 2004 and ’07. UConn’s wins against the MAC also includes a 39-10 win over Toledo in the 2004 Motor City Bowl.

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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.

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August 30, 2012 • vs. Massachusetts Tracking the Opponents Massachusetts (0-0) This Week: at Connecticut Next Week: vs. Indiana North Carolina State (0-0) This Week: vs. Tennessee Next Week: at Connecticut Maryland (0-0) This Week: vs. William & Mary Next Week: at Temple Western Michigan (0-0) This Week: at Illinois Next Week: vs. Eastern Illinois Buffalo (0-0) This Week: at Georgia Next Week: vs. Morgan State Rutgers (0-0) This Week: at Tulane Next Week: vs. Howard Temple (0-0) This Week: vs. Villanova Next Week: vs. Maryland Syracuse (0-0) This Week: vs. Northwestern Next Week: vs. USC USF (0-0) This Week: vs. Chattanooga Next Week: at Nevada Pittsburgh (0-0) This Week: vs. Youngstown St. Next Week: at Cincinnati Louisville (0-0) This Week: vs. Kentucky Next Week: vs. Missouri State Cincinnati (0-0) This Week: Idle Next Week: vs. Pittsburgh 4

SQUAD NOTES 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. UConn In Season Openers UConn is 8-2 in season openers since making the jump to then-Division I-A in 2002. UConn has won eight of its nine season openers at Rentschler Field (2003-Indiana, 2004-Murray State, 2005-Buffalo, 2006-Rhode Island, 2008-Hofstra, 2010-Texas Southern and 2011-Fordham) and also downed Duke, 45-14, in Durham, to open the 2007 season and Ohio University, 23-16 in Athens, to open 2009. UConn’s two FBS era opening day losses were a 24-16 defeat at Boston College on Aug. 31, 2002 in UConn’s first game as an official member of the FBS, and a 30-10 loss to Michigan on Sept. 4, 2010. Overall, UConn is 51-59-2 in season openers dating back to 1896. 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 ‘02 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. 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 65 league wins from 1991-2004 and 2011 while Frank Beamer of Virginia Tech is second with 57. With his five wins in 2011, Pasqauloni is also first in league history in overall wins with 112 to top the mark of Beamer with 108.

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August 30, 2012 • vs. Massachusetts 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. 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 Oct. 8 game vs. West Virginia marked the 18th 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 18 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)

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 1:00 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.

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 last week, 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

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August 30, 2012 • vs. Massachusetts 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 25-30 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 22-32 road record since 2002. In non-conference road affairs over that same span, Connecticut has posted a mark of 17-11 and has won nine of its last 13 such games. Huskies Vs. Non-Conference Foes Since 2002 Connecticut boasts a 42-20 record against non-conference opponents in the regular season since making the move to the FBS in 2002. The Huskies have won 17 of their last 24 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 and Vanderbilt, Iowa State and Western Michigan in ‘11. 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) and 2-3 (2011). HUSKIES and THE NFL As NFL training camps continue, a total of 18 former Huskies are with NFL teams. UConn had 11 former players that were on active NFL rosters in 2009 (a school high) 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 in preseason camps: * OT Will Beatty of the New York Giants, entering fourth season with 16 career starts in 34 games played. * SS Tyvon Branch of the Oakland Raiders, entering fifth season and has started all 16 games in each of the past three seasons... has 347 career tackles. * RB Donald Brown of the Indianapolis Colts, entering fourth season and has 1,423 career rushing yards and 10 TD...was UConn’s first-ever first round NFL Draft pick in 2009.

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* CB Darius Butler of the Carolina Panthers, entering fourth season with 42 career games, 14 starts and 90 career tackles. * LS Derek Chard of the Pittsburgh Steelers, a rookie free agent who finished at UConn two years ago. * WR Marcus Easley of the Buffalo Bills, entering second season. * OL Zach Hurd of the Oakland Raiders, free agent entering second season. * ILB Greg Lloyd of the Indianapolis Colts, entering second season. * LB Scott Lutrus of the Indianapolis Colts, entering second season but already out for year on IR. * CB Robert McClain of the Altanta Falcons, entering third season. * WR Kashif Moore of the Cincinnati Bengals, a rookie free agent. * QB Dan Orlovsky of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, entering eighth season...has played in 21 career games with 12 starts for 2,880 passing yards...originally played for Detroit then Houston (2009-10) and Indianapolis (2011). * C Moe Petrus of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a rookie free agent. * DE Kendall Reyes of the San Diego Chargers, a rookie second round NFL Draft pick. * FB Anthony Sherman of the Arizona Cardinals, entering second season after playing in 15 games last season with seven starts. * RB Jordan Todman of the Minnesota Vikings, entering second season. * OL Donald Thomas of the New England Patriots, entering fifth season and has made 14 starts and played in 27 games over the past four years for the Dolphins, Lions and Patriots. * LB Lawrence Wilson of the New Orleans Saints, entering second season. UConn and THE CFL 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. * Danny Desriveaux is in his seventh year in the league and is now with Toronto. * 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. * Julius Williams, who played at UConn through 2008, is in his second year with the Edmonton Eskimos. * Jordan Younger is in his ninth season -- all with Toronto. HUSKIES ON THE REBOUND UConn is 30-17 in games following a loss since Oct. 26, 2002. 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 83 scoring drives of at least 80 yards while the Husky defense has surrendered just 62 such marches. UConn also holds a 20-8 advantage over its opponents in the number of 90-yard and over drives since becoming a I-A program.

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August 30, 2012 • vs. Massachusetts HUSKIES DOMINATING ON BOTH SIDES OF THE BALL Over the past 113 games, UConn has outgained its opponent 65 times. This stretch, like many UConn trends, dates back to a 2824 loss at Vanderbilt on Oct. 26, 2002.

Offense Notes McCombs Ready For Year Two Redshirt sophomore running back Lyle McCombs (Staten Island, N.Y.) has 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 rushed for 100 yards or more in six games last year, including a high of 152 vs. Syracuse (Nov. 5) and 141 vs. Fordham (Sept. 3) in his collegiate debut, 118 vs. Vanderbilt (Sept. 10), 136 vs. Western Michigan (Oct. 1), 130 vs. USF (Oct. 15) and 124 vs. Pittsburgh (Oct. 26). Whitmer Gets The Start At Quarterback UConn redshirt sophomore Chandler Whitmer (Newnan, Ga.) was named the team’s starter by Paul Pasqualoni heading into preseason camp. 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 AllState 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. Receivers Have New Look The Huskies will get a boost at the wide receiver position with two players who did not play in 2011. Redshirt sophomore Skakim Phillips (Paterson, N.J.) is a transfer from Boston College who sat out in ’11 due to NCAA rules. Phillips expects to play a major role in the UConn receiving rotation this year. 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. 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. The most experienced UConn receiver is senior Nick Williams (East Windsor, N.J.), who was the fifth-leading receiver for the Huskies in 2011.

Griffin Tough At Tight End 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 ranked fifth in UConn history for receptions by a tight end with 87 while No. 1 is former NFL standout Brian Kozlowski (1989-92) with 159. Griffin is sixth in receiving yards by a tight end with 1,016 while Kozlowski also holds that record with 1,788. 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).

DEFENSE NOTES Solid Experience Back As has became a yearly habit, the UConn defense returns a strong returning nucleus this season. UConn returns eight of 11 starters to this year’s unit. Senior defensive end Jesse Joseph (Laval, Que.) leads the way with 32 career starts, while senior cornerback Dwayne Gratz (Piscataway, N.J.) has 29, senior linebacker Sio Moore (Apex, N.C.) has 21 and senior defensive end Trevardo Williams (Bridgeport, Conn.) has 19. Trevardo Gains Attention Senior defensive end Trevardo Williams (Bridgeport, Conn.) has 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.

SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES 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. He enters 2012 first in UConn career history in punting average (min. 80 punts) with a 41.2 average and is ninth in career number of punts (159) and seventh in career yardage (6,548).

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. FAN NO. 2,000,000 On Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, 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

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August 30, 2012 • vs. Massachusetts sold out 29 of their first 58 dates at Rentschler Field. UConn has played to 95.7-pct. of capacity all-time there, drawing 2,220,124 fans, or an average of 38,278 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 43-15 all-time at Rentschler Field including a 23- 6 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 North Carolina State (2012), Maryland (2013) and Virginia (2016). UConn has now played host to non-conference opponents from the Atlantic Coast Conference, Big 10, Big XII and Southeastern Conference at Rentschler Field.

2012 Game-By-Game Starters Connecticut Offense Game WR WR LT LG C RG RT Massachusetts NC State at Maryland at Western Michigan Buffalo at Rutgers Temple at Syracuse at USF Pittsburgh at Louisville Cincinnati Connecticut defense Game DE Massachusetts NC State at Maryland at Western Michigan Buffalo at Rutgers Temple at Syracuse at USF Pittsburgh at Louisville Cincinnati

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Name Ht. Wt. Stlouis, Gilbert 5-11 181 Moore, Sio** 6-2 229 Foxx, Deshon 5-10 167 Gutierrez, Ricky 6-1 170 Wreh-Wilson, Blidi*** 6-2 190 Smith, Michael*** 6-0 201 Williams, Jhavon 5-11 185 Gratz, Dwayne*** 6-0 198 Phillips, Shakim 6-1 200 Abrams, Kamal 5-10 179 Whitmer, Chandler 6-1 191 McCummings, Scott* 6-2 224 Cochran, Casey 6-0 214 Stevenson, David 5-8 173 Christen, Chad** 6-1 202 Clax, Jazzmar 5-11 236 Brown, Ty-Meer* 6-0 193 Jones, Byron* 6-1 192 Driscoll, Blaise 6-1 189 Puyol, Bobby 6-0 170 McEntee, Johnny* 6-3 208 Marder, Ellis 6-1 185 Allen, Denzel 6-0 185 Williams, Joseph 5-11 201 Adams, Andrew 6-0 186 Lee, Wilbert 6-1 204 Stewart, Graham 6-1 227 Hyppolite, Martin 6-0 214 Clark, Tyree 5-10 183 Johnson, Jory*** 6-1 227 Mack, Taylor* 5-9 170 Melifonwu, Obi 6-3 194 Williams, Nick*** 5-10 184 Ashiru, Jefferson 6-1 227 Smallwood, Yawin* 6-3 235 Kenney, David* 6-0 195 Tartaglino, Martin 5-9 218 Vinci, Wyatt 6-3 238 Osiecki, Michael 6-2 228 Claflin, Jeremy 6-1 186 Kantor, Alex 5-9 185 Floyd, Jordan 6-1 205 Battles-Santos, Brendan 6-3 250 Steg, Brandon 6-2 226 Wain, Justin 6-3 190 McCombs, Lyle* 5-8 166 DeLorenzo, Max 5-11 213 Norris, Elijah 6-4 230 Matteis, Christopher 5-9 230 Vann, Marquise 6-0 224 Frank, Reuben* 6-3 239 Williams, Trevardo*** 6-2 233 McQuillan, Sean 6-4 238 Bullock, Tyler 6-4 302 Willman, Tim 6-4 270 Donohue, Ryan 6-0 242 Wirth, Ryan* 6-3 271 Stephens, Omaine 6-4 220 Hicks, Jon 6-3 245 Pruitt, Angelo 6-3 296 Bryan, Rennick 6-2 319 Hopkins, Wesley 6-2 265 Louis, Jonathan 6-5 259 Stephen, Shamar** 6-5 317 Samra, Tyler 6-3 250 Oldach, William 6-4 280 Masters, Adam*** 6-4 298 Cruz, Gus 6-2 306 Manco, Dominick 6-0 239 Mueller, Adam* 6-1 225 Paull, Bryan 6-3 298 Greene, Steve* 6-5 309 Bockeloh, Kyle 6-3 284 Levy, Richard 6-6 280 Bennett, Jimmy 6-9 309 Mateas, Alex 6-3 293 Nwokeji, Paul 6-5 261 Hemingway, Xavier 6-4 262 Rugg, Zach 6-5 285 Friend, Kevin** 6-6 295 Gifford, Dalton 6-5 297 Shortell, Neil 6-3 250 Guardi, Frank 6-0 182 Green, John 5-11 175 Jones, Tebucky 6-0 185 Davis, Geremy* 6-1 214 Wagner, Cole** 6-2 211 Horan, James 6-4 210 Delahunt, John*** 6-3 243 Campenni, Julian 5-11 281 Joseph, Jesse*** 6-3 259 Myers, Mykal 6-0 300 Goodrich, James 5-10 172 Griffin, Ryan*** 6-6 247 Adeyemi, Kenton 6-4 259 Knappe, Andreas 6-9 280 Parker, Spencer 6-4 218 McBryde, B.J. 6-5 301 Jennings, Ted** 6-6 254 Marinan, Sean 6-0 250

Pos. Cl. Hometown/HS/Prep Head Coach: S Jr. Davie, Fla./Plantation LB RSr. Apex, N.C./Apex Paul Pasqualoni (Penn State, 1972) WR So. Lynchburg, Va./Brookville WR Fr. Hialeah, Fla./American Defensive Coord./Cornerbacks: CB RSr. Edinboro, Pa./General McLane Don Brown (Norwich University, 1977) WR Sr. Houston, Texas/Westside CB Fr. Wellington, Fla./Palm Beach Central Offensive Coord./Offensive Line: CB RSr. Piscataway, N.J./Piscataway WR RSo. Paterson, N.J./Boston Coll./DePaul Cath. George DeLeone (Connecticut, 1970) WR So. Dover, Del./Dover Asst. Head Coach/Defensive Line: QB RSo. Newnan, Ga./Butler CC Hank Hughes (Springfield, 1979) QB RSo. Natick, Mass./Natick QB Fr. Monroe, Conn./Masuk Wide Receivers/Recruiting Coord: CB RFr. Stone Mountain, Ga./Stephenson K/P RJr. Etters, Pa./Red Lane Matt Cersosimo (Springfield, 2000) FB/LB Fr. Freehold, N.J./Neptune Quarterbacks: S RSo. McKeesport, Pa./McKeesport DB RSo. New Britain, Conn./St. Paul (Bristol) Shane Day (Kansas State, 1999) QB Sr. Avon, Conn./Avon Old Farms Tight Ends: K Fr. North Palm Beach, Fla./Dwyer QB RSr. Fullerton, Calif./Servite Mike Foley (Colgate, 1978) S Fr. Windermere, Fla./Lake Highland Prep Safeties: WR Sr. Ledyard, Conn./Rhode Island TB Fr. Allentown, Pa./Emmaus Darrell Perkins (Wyoming, 1990) S RFR. Fayetteville, Ga./Woodward Acad. S RFr. Brooklyn, N.Y./Boys and Girls Running Backs/Special Teams Coord.: LB RFr. Durham, Conn./Florida/Xavier Clayton White (North Carolina State, 2001) RB RJr. Wakefield, Mass./Wakefield CB RFr. Tampa, Fla./Alonso Linebackers: OLB RSr. Mobile, Ala./St. Paul’s/The Hun School CB Jr. Powder Springs, Ga./The Lovett School Jon Wholley (Connecticut, 2004) S Fr. South Grafton, Mass./Grafton Offensive Graduate Assistant: WR Sr. East Windsor, N.J./The Hun School Michael Digman (Missouri, 2007) LB RFr. Powder Springs, Ga./McEachern LB RSo. Worcester, Mass./ Doherty Defensive Graduate Assistant: OLB RJr. Highstown, N.J./The Peddie School Jordan Orlovsky (Miami, 2009) FB Sr. Torrington, Conn./Torrington LB/FB Fr. Ridgewood, N.J./St. Joseph/Hun School Graduate Assistants: FB RSo. Seymour, Conn./ Seymour S RFr. West Hartford, Conn./ Conard Luke Bengston (St. Cloud State, 2008) CB Jr. Potomac, Md./ Winston Churchill Jon Guynes (Lehigh, 2005) S Fr. Bel Air, Md./Loyola Blakefield DE Fr. Eastham, Mass./Nauset Regional Director of Football Administration: LB RSo. Coral Springs, Fla./J.P. Taravella Tim Pendergast (SUNY Cortland, 1980) P Fr. Wilmington, N.C./Eugene Ashley RB RSo. Staten Island, N.Y./St. Joseph By The Sea Strength & Conditioning Coord.: RB RFr. Berlin, Conn./Berlin DE Fr. Upper Marlboro, Md./Archbishop Carroll Jerry Martin (Syracuse, 1978) FB RFr. North Haven, Conn./North Haven Recruiting Assistant: LB RFr. Cincinnati, Ohio/Fairfield Senior FB RSo. Poughkeepsie, N.Y./Poughkeepsie Dave Wilczewski (Connecticut, 2008) DE Sr. Bridgeport, Conn./Canterbury Dir. of Alumni and Community Affairs: TE RFr. Glastonbury, Conn./Avon Old Farms OG RJr. Mechanicsburg, Pa./Mechanicsburg Andy Baylock (Central Connecticut, 1960) DT RJr. Fulton, Md./Reservoir LB Sr. Montvale, N.J./St. Joseph Reg./Maryland Football Equipment Manager: DT RSr. Medford, N.J./Shawnee/Cheshire Acad. Chris Stasaitis (Connecticut, 2001) LB Fr. East Orange, N.J./East Orange Campus Head Athletic Trainer: LB Fr. Palmyra, Pa./Palmyra DT RSo. Cincinnati, Ohio/ North College Hill Bob Howard, MA, ATC (Connecticut, 1988) C Fr. New Haven, Conn./Hillhouse DL Fr. Bloomfield, Conn./Northwest Cath. Team Physician: DE RSo. Brockton, Mass./Wyoming Seminary Dr. Jeffrey Anderson, MD (North Park, 1986) DT RJr. Brookville, N.Y./Long Island Lutheran OG Fr. Wycoff, N.J./Don Bosco LS Fr. Hopkinton, Mass./The Rivers School Kenton Adeyemi ADD-a-YEM-ee OT RSr. Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman OG RSo. Manchester, N.H./Kimball Union Acad. Ty-Meer Brown tie-MEER LS RFr. Lagrangeville, N.Y./Arlington grats (like congrats) LS Jr. Park Ridge, Ill./Maine Township South Dwayne Gratz C RSo. Parkland, Fla./M. Stoneman Douglas Martin Hyppolite HIP-o-light OG RJr. Edensburg, Pa./Bishop Carroll Sio Moore SEE-oh C Fr. Houston, Texas/ Cypress Creek OT Fr. Trenton, N.J./Trenton Central Michael Osiecki oh-shess-shi OT RSr. Alexandria, Va./West Potomac yah-win OG RSo. Ottawa, Ont./Penn State/Ottawa Sooners Yawin Smallwood OT RFr. Randolph, Mass./Thayer Academy Brandon Steg stegg (rhymes with egg) OT RFr. Powder Springs, Ga./McEachern OG Fr. Windber, Pa./Bishop McCort Shamar Stephen stef-in OT RJr. Warrentown, Va./Faquier OT RFr. Fairhaven, Mass./Bridgton (Maine) Acad. Blidi Wreh-Wilson bleed-ee ray-wilson TE RSo. Mission Hills, Kan./Butler CC WR Jr. New Fairfield, Conn./ New Fairfield WR Fr. Miami, Fla./Felix Varela WR RSo. Farmington, Conn./ New Britain WR RSo. Lawrenceville, Ga./ Norcross P RJr. York, Pa./ York Suburban TE Fr. Rockaway, N.J./Bergen Catholic TE RSr. Ottawa, Ont./ Holy Trinity DT RFr. West Pittson, Pa./ Wyoming Area DE Sr. Laval, Que./ Vanier Prep DT Fr. Newburgh, N.Y./Newburgh Free Acad. K RFr. Falmouth, Maine/ Falmouth TE RSr. Londonderry, N.H./ Londonderry DT RFR. Wethersfield, Conn./Fork Union (VA) Ac. DL Fr. Silkeborg, Denmark/Handelsskolen Silkeborg TE Sr. Newington, Conn./Lasell DE RSo. Beaver Falls, Pa./ Beaver Falls DE RSr. Dayton, Ohio/ Chaminade-Julienne *- indicates letters earned DE Fr. Higganum, Conn./Xavier

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72 Jimmy Bennett (RSr., 6-9, 309)

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69 Steve Greene (RJr., 6-5, 309) 50 Tyler Bullock (RJr., 6-4, 302) 73 Alex Mateas (RSo., 6-3, 293) 70 Kyle Bockeloh (Fr., 6-3, 284) 63 Adam Masters (RSr., 6-4, 298) 65 Gus Cruz (RSo., 6-2, 306) 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) 36 Michael Osiecki (RSo., 6-2, 228) 10 Chandler Whitmer (RSo., 6-1, 191) 18 Johnny McEntee (RSr., 6-3, 208) 43 Lyle McCombs (RSo., 5-8, 166) 25 Martin Hyppolite (RJr., 6-0, 214) 8 Shakim Phillips (RSo., 6-1, 200) 85 Geremy Davis (RSo., 6-1, 214)

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DE: 48 Trevardo Williams (Sr., 6-2, 233) 51 Tim Willman (RJr., 6-4, 270) DT: 53 Ryan Wirth (RSr., 6-3, 271) 97 B.J. McBryde (RSo., 6-5, 301) DT: 90 Julian Campenni (RFr., 5-11, 281) 56 Angelo Pruitt (RSo., 6-3, 296) DE: 91 Jesse Joseph (Sr., 6-3, 259) 98 Ted Jennings (RSr., 6-6, 254) 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) 2 Gilbert Stlouis (Jr., 5-11, 181) S: 15 Ty-Meer Brown (RSo., 6-0, 193) 22 Andrew Adams (RFr., 6-0, 186) CB: 7 Dwayne Gratz (RSr., 6-0, 198) 12 David Stevenson (RFr., 5-8, 173)

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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)

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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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August 30, 2012 • vs. Massachusetts 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: Robert McClain (87), vs. Cincinnati, Nov. 7, 2009 By Opp.: Doug Beaumont (74), Louisville, Oct. 23, 2010 BLOCKED PUNT RETURN FOR A TOUCHDOWN By UConn: Byron Jones (0), at Vanderbilt, Sept. 10, 2011 By Opp.: Parker Cantey (0), Syracuse, Nov. 15, 2008 INTERCEPTION RETURN FOR A TOUCHDOWN By UConn: Ty-meer Brown (48), at West Virginia, Oct. 8, 2011 By Opp.: Drew Frey (15), Cincinnati, Dec. 3, 2011 FUMBLE RETURN FOR A TOUCHDOWN By UConn: Kendall Reyes (9), vs. Rutgers, Nov. 26, 2011 By Opp.: Walter Stewart (0), Cincinnati, Dec. 3, 2011 30-PLUS CARRIES By UConn: Lyle McCombs (32), vs. USF, Oct. 15, 2011 By Opp.: LaRod Stephens-Howling (32), Pittsburgh, Nov. 11, 2006 100 YARDS RUSHING By UConn: Lyle McCombs (152), vs. Syracuse, Nov. 5, 2011 By Opp.: Bilal Powell (105), Louisville, Oct. 23, 2010 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: Johnny McEntee (300), vs. W. Michigan, Oct. 1, 2011 By Opp.: Tino Sunseri (419), Pittsburgh, Oct. 26, 2011 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: Kashif Moore (110), vs. Louisville, Nov. 19, 2011 By Opp.: Anthony McClung (142), Cincinnati, Dec. 3, 2011 150 YARDS RECEIVING By UConn: Marcus Easley (157), vs. West Virginia, Oct. 24, 2009 By Opp.: Brandon Coleman (223), Rutgers, Nov. 26, 2011 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: Dave Teggart (53), at Cincinnati, Dec. 3, 2011 By Opp.: Matt Weller (50), Ohio, September 5, 2009 THREE FIELD GOALS By UConn: Dave Teggart (3), vs. USF, Oct. 15, 2011 By Opp.: Justin Brockhaus-Kann (3), USF, Dec. 4, 2010 FOUR FIELD GOALS By UConn: Dave Teggart (4), at Cincinnati, Dec. 3, 2011 By Opp.: Chris Philpott (4), Louisville, Oct. 23, 2010 TWO SACKS By UConn: Trevardo Williams (4), vs. Rutgers, Nov. 26, 2011 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: Johnny McEntee (4), vs. Western Michigan, Oct. 1, 2011 By Opp.: Munchie Legaux (3), Cincinnati, Dec. 3, 2011

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August 30, 2012 • vs. Massachusetts The Last Time a Team... BLOCKED PUNT By UConn: at Vanderbilt, Sept. 10, 2011 (Byron Jones block of Richard Kent) By Opp.: Pittsburgh, December 6, 2008 (Michael Toerper block of Desi Cullen) BLOCKED FIELD GOAL By UConn: vs. Murray State, Sept. 4, 2004 (James Hargrave block of Morgan Riley) By Opp.: at Buffalo, Sept. 24, 2011 (Steven Means block of Dave Teggart) 100-YARD RUSHER AND A 300-YARD PASSER By UConn: vs. Western Michigan, Oct. 1, 2011 (Lyle McCombs and Johnny McEntee) By Opp.: Notre Dame, Nov. 21, 2009 (Armando Allen and Jimmy Clausen) 100-YARD RECEIVER AND A 300-YARD PASSER By UConn: vs. Western Michigan, Oct. 1, 2011 (Kashif Moore and Johnny McEntee) By Opp.: West Virginia, Oct. 8, 2011 (Stedman Bailey, Ivan McCartney, and Geno Smith)

90-PLUS OFFENSIVE PLAYS By UConn: 91, vs. Pittsburgh, Nov. 11, 2006 By Opp.: 90, Buffalo, Sept. 25, 2010 500 YARDS OF TOTAL OFFENSE By UConn: 501, at West Virginia, Oct. 24, 2009 By Opp.: 529, Pittsburgh, Oct. 26, 2011 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.: Rutgers, Nov. 26, 2011

100-YARD RUSHER, 100-YARD RECEIVER AND A 300-YARD PASSER By UConn: vs. Western Michigan, Oct. 1, 2011 (Lyle McCombs, Kashif Moore, and Johnny McEntee) 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.: Rutgers, Nov. 26, 2011 (Mohamed Sanu and Brandon Coleman)

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 38, Maine 0, Sept. 8, 2007 By Opp.: Louisville 26, UConn 0, Oct. 23, 2010 RECORDED A SHUTOUT AT UCONN By UConn: UConn 38, Maine 0, Sept. 8, 2007 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 35, Fordham 3, Sept. 3, 2011 By Opp.: West Virginia 66, UConn 21, Nov. 24, 2007

FEWER THAN 10 FIRST DOWNS By UConn: 9, vs. Wake Forest, Dec. 29, 2007 By Opp.: 5, Rhode Island, Sept. 26, 2009

CAME FROM AT LEAST 10 POINTS BEHIND TO WIN By UConn: UConn 16, West Virginia 13 (trailed 10-0), Oct. 29, 2010 By Opp.: Iowa State 24, UConn 20 (trailed 10-0), Sept. 16, 2011

LESS THAN 50 YARDS RUSHING By UConn: 18, at Cincinnati, Dec. 3, 2011 By Opp.: -9, Rutgers, Nov. 26, 2011 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: 98, at Syracuse, Nov. 20, 2010 By Opp.: 96, Syracuse, Nov. 15, 2008

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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.: Ball State 24, UConn 21, Sept. 28, 2002

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August 30, 2012 • vs. Massachusetts 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: 2, 2x, last at Vanderbilt, 9/10/11 Most Rec. Yards: 33, vs. Fordham, 9/3/11 Longest Reception: 21, vs. Fordham, 9/3/11 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

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 NICK WILLIAMS • SR • WR • #31 Most Receptions: 2, 5x, last at Cincinnati, 12/3/11 Most Rec. Yards: 113, at Buffalo, 9/24/11 Longest Reception: 64, at Buffalo, 9/24/11 Longest Kickoff Return: 100, vs. Rutgers, 8/8/10 Longest Punt Return: 36, at Pittsburgh, 10/26/11

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, vs. Rutgers, 10/31/09 Most Rec. Yards: 97, vs. Fordham, 9/3/11 Longest Reception: 55, vs. Fordham, 9/3/11 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: 26, vs. W. Michigan, 10/1/11 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: 18, vs. Western Michigan, 10/1/11 Most Rushing TDs: 2, 2x, last vs. Rutgers, 11/26/11

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August 30, 2012 • vs. Massachusetts Defensive Career Highs TY-MEER BROWN • SO • S • #15 Most Tackles: 8, 2x, last at Cincinnati, 12/3/11 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, 3x, last at Louisville, 10/23/10 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: 11, 3x, last vs. Louisville, 11/19/11 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: 8, at Cincinnati, 12/3/11 Most PBU: 4, at West Virginia, 10/8/11 Longest Fumble Return: 10, vs. USF, 10/15/11

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, vs. Fordham, 9/3/11 Most Forced Fumbles: 2, vs. West Virginia, 10/29/10 Most Fumble Rec.: 2, vs. West Virginia, 10/29/10 YAWIN SMALLWOOD • SO • LB • #33 Most Tackles: 12, vs. Syracuse, 11/5/11 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: 6, 2x, last vs. Rutgers, 11/26/11 Most TFL: 4, vs. Rutgers, 11/26/11 Most Sacks: 4, vs. Rutgers, 11/26/11 BLIDI WREH-WILSON • SR • CB • #5 Most Tackles: 9, vs. Iowa State, 9/16/11 Most PBU: 2, 2x, last vs. Rutgers, 11/26/11 Longest Int. Return: 53, vs. Cincinnati, 11/27/10

JESSE JOSEPH • SR • DE • #91 Most Tackles: 8, vs. North Carolina, 9/12/09 Most TFL: 3, vs. Vanderbilt, 10/2/10 Most Sacks: 2, vs. Vanderbilt, 10/2/10 TAYLOR MACK • JR • CB • #29 Most Tackles: 4, vs. Cincinnati, 11/27/10 Longest Kick Return: 20, at Pittsburgh, 10/26/11 Longest Punt Return: 33, at Rutgers, 10/8/10 Most PBU: 2, vs. Cincinnati, 11/27/10

Special Teams Career Highs 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: 4, vs. Louisville, 11/19/11

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August 30, 2012 • vs. Massachusetts 2011 Connecticut Team Statistics Record: All Games Conference Non-Conference Date September 3, 2011 September 10, 2011 September 16, 2011 September 24, 2011 October 1, 2011 October 8, 2011 October 15, 2011 October 26, 2011 November 5, 2011 November 19, 2011 November 26, 2011 December 3, 2011

Overall Home Away 5-7 4-3 1-4 3-4 3-1 0-3 2-3 1-2 1-1

Neutral 0-0 0-0 0-0

Opponent W/L vs. Fordham W at Vanderbilt L vs. Iowa State L at Buffalo W vs. Western Michigan L at West Virginia L vs. USF W at Pittsburgh L vs. Syracuse W vs. Louisville L vs. Rutgers W at Cincinnati L

Score Attend. 35-3 34,526 24-21 32,119 24-20 37,195 17-3 18,215 38-31 36,648 43-16 56,179 16-10 37,162 35-20 40,219 28-21 38,769 30-20 34,483 40-22 37,857 35-27 27,930

TEAM STATISTICS UCONN OPP ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------SCORING 291 292 Points Per Game 24.2 24.3 FIRST DOWNS 208 215 Rushing 80 68 Passing 108 135 Penalty 20 12 RUSHING YARDAGE 1422 1028 Yards gained rushing 1843 1492 Yards lost rushing 421 464 Rushing Attempts 466 385 Average Per Rush 3.1 2.7 Average Per Game 118.5 85.7 TDs Rushing 13 11 PASSING YARDAGE 2336 3372 Comp-Att-Int 182-359-9 248-429-18 Average Per Pass 6.5 7.9 Average Per Catch 12.8 13.6 Average Per Game 194.7 281.0 TDs Passing 14 22 TOTAL OFFENSE 3758 4400 Total Plays 825 814 Average Per Play 4.6 5.4 Average Per Game 313.2 366.7 KICK RETURNS: #-Yards 43-1039 47-1139 PUNT RETURNS: #-Yards 23-132 33-214 INT RETURNS: #-Yards 18-168 9-120 KICK RETURN AVERAGE 24.2 24.2 PUNT RETURN AVERAGE 5.7 6.5 INT RETURN AVERAGE 9.3 13.3 FUMBLES-LOST 24-14 20-13 PENALTIES-Yards 63-502 96-819 Average Per Game 41.8 68.2 PUNTS-Yards 80-3288 74-3029 Average Per Punt 41.1 40.9 Net punt average 37.2 37.8 KICKOFFS-Yards 63-4133 56-3619 Average Per Kick 65.6 64.6 Net kick average 57.8 42.9 TIME OF POSSESSION/Game 30:45 29:15 3RD-DOWN Conversions 49/172 56/172 3rd-Down Pct 28% 33% 4TH-DOWN Conversions 4/10 3/10 4th-Down Pct 40% 30% SACKS BY-Yards 35-224 41-257 MISC YARDS 0 4 TOUCHDOWNS SCORED 32 38 FIELD GOALS-ATTEMPTS 22-28 9-16 ON-SIDE KICKS 1-2 1-2 RED-ZONE SCORES (32-36) 89% (28-34) 82% RED-ZONE TOUCHDOWNS (19-36) 53% (20-34) 59% PAT-ATTEMPTS (29-30) 97% (35-35) 100% ATTENDANCE 256676 174662 Games/Avg Per Game 7/36668 5/34932 Neutral Site Games 0/0 SCORE BY QUARTERS CONNECTICUT Opponents

1st 47 62

2nd 69 72

3rd 86 78

4th 89 80

Total 291 292

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August 30, 2012 • vs. Massachusetts 2011 Connecticut Individual Statistics RUSHING GP Att Gain Loss Net Avg TD Long Avg/G ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------McCOMBS, Lyle 12 275 1244 93 1151 4.2 7 65 95.9 McCUMMINGS, Sc. 12 74 327 42 285 3.9 5 18 23.8 JEAN-LOUIS, Jo. 11 23 88 9 79 3.4 0 11 7.2 SHOEMATE, D.J. 2 8 28 0 28 3.5 0 6 14.0 MOORE, Kashif 12 9 29 4 25 2.8 1 7 2.1 FOXX, Deshon 7 3 15 0 15 5.0 0 9 2.1 NEBRICH, Mike 8 8 31 21 10 1.2 0 13 1.2 WILLIAMS, Nick 12 1 3 0 3 3.0 0 3 0.2 ABRAMS, Kamal 8 1 2 0 2 2.0 0 2 0.2 JONES, Tebucky 8 1 2 0 2 2.0 0 2 0.2 TEAM 4 8 0 30 -30 -3.8 0 0 -7.5 McENTEE, Johnny 12 55 74 222 -148 -2.7 0 12 -12.3 Total.......... 12 466 1843 421 1422 3.1 13 65 118.5 Opponents...... 12 385 1492 464 1028 2.7 11 48 85.7

PUNT RETURNS No. Yds Avg TD Long ----------------------------------------------------------------------WILLIAMS, Nick 22 123 5.6 0 36 JONES, Byron 1 9 9.0 1 0 Total.......... 23 132 5.7 1 36 Opponents...... 33 214 6.5 0 18

PASSING G Effic Cmp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD Lng Avg/G ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------McENTEE, Johnny 12 111.30 172-335-8 51.3 2110 12 64 175.8 NEBRICH, Mike 8 62.83 5-14-1 35.7 69 0 21 8.6 McCUMMINGS, Sc. 12 247.88 5-10-0 50.0 157 2 55 13.1 Total.......... 12 113.21 182-359-9 50.7 2336 14 64 194.7 Opponents...... 12 132.37 248-429-18 57.8 3372 22 92 281.0 RECEIVING G No. Yds Avg TD Long Avg/G ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------MOORE, Isiah 12 43 566 13.2 0 41 47.2 MOORE, Kashif 12 41 604 14.7 5 62 50.3 GRIFFIN, Ryan 12 33 499 15.1 3 55 41.6 McCOMBS, Lyle 12 19 172 9.1 1 26 14.3 WILLIAMS, Nick 12 11 236 21.5 2 64 19.7 FRANK, Reuben 12 8 30 3.8 0 10 2.5 HINKLEY, Mark 12 7 49 7.0 2 17 4.1 DAVIS, Geremy 12 6 73 12.2 0 21 6.1 DELAHUNT, John 8 6 43 7.2 1 10 5.4 JONES, Tebucky 8 5 42 8.4 0 17 5.2 MANNING, Corey 10 2 13 6.5 0 9 1.3 SHOEMATE, D.J. 2 1 9 9.0 0 9 4.5 Total.......... 12 182 2336 12.8 14 64 194.7 Opponents...... 12 248 3372 13.6 22 92 281.0

INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds Avg TD Long ----------------------------------------------------------------------GRATZ, Dwayne 3 32 10.7 0 19 MOORE, Sio 3 -2 -0.7 0 0 BROWN, Ty-Meer 3 52 17.3 1 48 WREH-WILSON, B. 2 18 9.0 0 18 JONES, Byron 2 0 0.0 0 0 JOHNSON, Jory 2 28 14.0 0 15 PRUITT, Angelo 1 0 0.0 0 0 JUNIOR, Jerome 1 12 12.0 0 12 SMALLWOOD, Yaw. 1 28 28.0 0 28 KICK RETURNS No. Yds Avg TD Long ----------------------------------------------------------------------WILLIAMS, Nick 37 920 24.9 0 61 FOXX, Deshon 4 84 21.0 0 26 MACK, Taylor 2 35 17.5 0 20 Total.......... 43 1039 24.2 0 61 Opponents...... 47 1139 24.2 1 100 FUMBLE RETURNS No. Yds Avg TD Long ----------------------------------------------------------------------JONES, Byron 1 10 10.0 1 10 REYES, Kendall 1 9 9.0 1 9 SMALLWOOD, Yaw. 1 64 64.0 1 64 GRATZ, Dwayne 1 14 14.0 0 14 Total.......... 4 97 24.2 3 64 Opponents...... 3 119 39.7 2 83

FIELD GOALS FGM-FGA Pct 01-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 Lg Blk -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------TEGGART, Dave 22-28 78.6 1-1 5-5 4-4 8-14 4-4 53 1 PUNTING No. Yds Avg Long TB FC I20 Blkd -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------WAGNER, Cole 80 3288 41.1 63 5 29 21 0

FG SEQUENCE CONNECTICUT FORDHAM - Vanderbilt (25),(28) IOWASTATE 41,(52),43,(50) Buffalo 49,(47) WMU (43),47 WEST VIRGINIA 42,(40),(53),(22) USF (18),(46),(28) Pittsburgh (40),49,(31) SYRACUSE - LOUISVILLE (24),(37) RUTGERS (33),(47) Cincinnati (35),(46),(53),(43)

OPPONENTS (28) (31) 53,(36) 30,(28) (39) (31),(33) (23),46,44 49,55 34 (25) -

Numbers in (parentheses) indicate field goal was made.

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August 30, 2012 • vs. Massachusetts 2011 Connecticut Individual Statistics |------------- PATs -------------| SCORING TD FGs Kick Rush Rcv Pass DXP Saf Points --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------TEGGART, Dave 0 22-28 29-30 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 95 McCOMBS, Lyle 8 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 48 MOORE, Kashif 6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 36 McCUMMINGS, Sc. 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 30 GRIFFIN, Ryan 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0-0 0 0 20 WILLIAMS, Nick 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 HINKLEY, Mark 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 JONES, Byron 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 DELAHUNT, John 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 SMALLWOOD, Yaw. 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 BROWN, Ty-Meer 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 REYES, Kendall 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 MANNING, Corey 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0-0 0 0 2 McENTEE, Johnny 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2-2 0 0 0 Total.......... 32 22-28 29-30 0-0 2 2-2 0 0 291 Opponents...... 38 9-16 35-35 0-0 0 0-2 0 1 292 TOTAL OFFENSE G Plays Rush Pass Total Avg/G --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------McENTEE, Johnny 12 390 -148 2110 1962 163.5 McCOMBS, Lyle 12 275 1151 0 1151 95.9 McCUMMINGS, Sc. 12 84 285 157 442 36.8 JEAN-LOUIS, Jo. 11 23 79 0 79 7.2 NEBRICH, Mike 8 22 10 69 79 9.9 SHOEMATE, D.J. 2 8 28 0 28 14.0 MOORE, Kashif 12 9 25 0 25 2.1 FOXX, Deshon 7 3 15 0 15 2.1 WILLIAMS, Nick 12 1 3 0 3 0.2 ABRAMS, Kamal 8 1 2 0 2 0.2 JONES, Tebucky 8 1 2 0 2 0.2 TEAM 4 8 -30 0 -30 -7.5 Total.......... 12 825 1422 2336 3758 313.2 Opponents...... 12 814 1028 3372 4400 366.7 ALL PURPOSE G Rush Rec PR KOR IR Tot Avg/G ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------McCOMBS, Lyle 12 1151 172 0 0 0 1323 110.2 WILLIAMS, Nick 12 3 236 123 920 0 1282 106.8 MOORE, Kashif 12 25 604 0 0 0 629 52.4 MOORE, Isiah 12 0 566 0 0 0 566 47.2 GRIFFIN, Ryan 12 0 499 0 0 0 499 41.6 McCUMMINGS, Sc. 12 285 0 0 0 0 285 23.8 FOXX, Deshon 7 15 0 0 84 0 99 14.1 JEAN-LOUIS, Jo. 11 79 0 0 0 0 79 7.2 DAVIS, Geremy 12 0 73 0 0 0 73 6.1 BROWN, Ty-Meer 12 0 0 0 0 52 52 4.3 HINKLEY, Mark 12 0 49 0 0 0 49 4.1 JONES, Tebucky 8 2 42 0 0 0 44 5.5 DELAHUNT, John 8 0 43 0 0 0 43 5.4 SHOEMATE, D.J. 2 28 9 0 0 0 37 18.5 MACK, Taylor 8 0 0 0 35 0 35 4.4 GRATZ, Dwayne 12 0 0 0 0 32 32 2.7 FRANK, Reuben 12 0 30 0 0 0 30 2.5 SMALLWOOD, Yaw. 12 0 0 0 0 28 28 2.3 JOHNSON, Jory 12 0 0 0 0 28 28 2.3 WREH-WILSON, B. 8 0 0 0 0 18 18 2.2 MANNING, Corey 10 0 13 0 0 0 13 1.3 JUNIOR, Jerome 11 0 0 0 0 12 12 1.1 NEBRICH, Mike 8 10 0 0 0 0 10 1.2 JONES, Byron 12 0 0 9 0 0 9 0.8 ABRAMS, Kamal 8 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.2 MOORE, Sio 12 0 0 0 0 -2 -2 -0.2 TEAM 4 -30 0 0 0 0 -30 -7.5 McENTEE, Johnny 12 -148 0 0 0 0 -148 -12.3 Total.......... 12 1422 2336 132 1039 168 5097 424.8 Opponents...... 12 1028 3372 214 1139 120 5873 489.4

Career Starts History Offensive Line Jimmy Bennett, OT Kevin Friend, OG Steve Greene, OT Adam Masters, OG

Offense ‘09 - - - -

‘10 1 2 11 11

‘11 ‘12 2 - 11 - 12 - 12 -

Total 3 13 23 23

Wide Receivers Geremy Davis, WR

‘09 ‘10 ‘11 ‘12 - - 1 -

Total 1

Tight Ends John Delahunt, TE Ryan Griffin, TE

‘09 ‘10 ‘11 ‘12 5 5 6 - 10 8 7 -

Total 16 25

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

Total 12

Running Backs ‘09 ‘10 ‘11 ‘12 Martin Hyppolite, RB 1 - - - Lyle McCombs, RB - - 11 - Totals 16 38 74 -

Total 1 11 128

Defense

Defensive Line ‘09 Ted Jennings, DE - Jesse Joseph, DE 13 Shamar Stephen, DT - Trevardo Williams, DT 1

‘11 ‘12 5 - 7 - - - 11 -

Total 5 32 8 19

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

Total 16 21 12

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

Total 7 29 9 28 186

Kickers Cole Wagner, P Totals

‘10 - 12 8 7

‘10 - 13 - 13 63

‘11 ‘12 7 - 12 - 9 - 6 - 93 -

Special Teams

‘09 ‘10 ‘11 ‘12 - 13 12 - - 13 12 -

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Total 25 25

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August 30, 2012 • vs. Massachusetts 2011 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 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------28 JOHNSON, Jory 12 45 52 97 7.0-24 . 2-28 4 . 2-0 1 . . 33 SMALLWOOD, Yaw. 12 36 58 94 2.5-8 1.5-5 1-28 3 1 2-64 1 . . 3 MOORE, Sio 12 55 31 86 16.0-58 6.5-40 3--2 6 3 1-0 2 . . 15 JUNIOR, Jerome 11 30 30 60 1.5-9 0.5-3 1-12 6 . 1-0 1 . . 7 GRATZ, Dwayne 12 35 18 53 4.5-12 . 3-32 4 . 1-14 1 . . 16 JONES, Byron 12 33 18 51 . . 2-0 4 . 1-10 . 1 . 99 REYES, Kendall 12 24 22 46 13.5-52 4.5-32 . 4 4 1-9 . . . 40 BROWN, Ty-Meer 12 20 25 45 1.0-4 . 3-52 7 . 1-0 1 . . 48 WILLIAMS, Trev. 12 26 17 43 15.0-97 12.5-83 . 2 1 . 2 . . 4 MARTIN, Tywon 12 15 25 40 9.5-35 3.5-16 . . 2 . 1 . . 5 WREH-WILSON, B. 8 23 14 37 2.0-5 0.5-3 2-18 7 . . . . . 91 JOSEPH, Jesse 9 11 18 29 2.5-13 1.0-8 . 1 6 2-0 . . . 25 AGBOR, Harris 12 11 15 26 2.5-17 1.0-13 . 3 . . . . . 98 JENNINGS, Ted 10 11 14 25 8.0-33 3.5-21 . 1 1 . . . . 21 WILBURN, Gary 12 15 6 21 . . . 1 . . . . . 59 STEPHEN, Shamar 12 7 10 17 1.0-1 . . 1 . . . . . 41 STEG, Brandon 12 5 6 11 . . . . . . . . . 9 OPOKU, Andrew 12 5 5 10 . . . . . . . . . 35 LOPES, Chris 8 5 1 6 . . . . . . . . . 20 BRANDON, Tevrin 11 4 2 6 . . . . . . . . . 26 CAMPBELL, Mar. 6 2 2 4 0.5-0 . . . . . . . . 1 JEAN-LOUIS, Jo. 11 2 2 4 . . . . . . . . . 36 OSIECKI, Mike 10 1 3 4 . . . . . . . . . 13 CHRISTEN, Chad 12 3 . 3 . . . . . . . . . 47 FRANK, Reuben 12 3 . 3 . . . . . . . . . 67 MUELLER, Adam 10 1 2 3 . . . . . . . . . 53 WIRTH, Ryan 9 . 3 3 . . . . 1 . . . . 29 MACK, Taylor 8 . 2 2 . . . . . . . . . 94 GRIFFIN, Ryan 12 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . 81 MANNING, Corey 10 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . 1D STLOUIS, Gil. 7 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . 34 KENNEY, David 11 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . 96 HANSSON, Mark 2 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . 18 McENTEE, Johnny 12 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 97 McBRYDE, B.J. 3 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 89 DELAHUNT, John 8 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 57 PETRUS, Moe 12 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 55 WILLIAMS, Jer. 1 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 6 MOORE, Kashif 12 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 56 PRUITT, Angelo 1 . . . . . 1-0 . . . . . . Total.......... 12 442 402 844 87-368 35-224 18-168 54 19 12-97 10 1 . Opponents...... 12 453 394 847 86.0-363 41-257 9-120 41 18 14-119 16 2 1

Defensive Category Leaders Sacks TFLs Interceptions T. Williams 12.5 Moore 16.0 Brown 3 Moore 6.5 T. Williams 15.0 Gratz 3 Reyes 4.5 Reyes 13.5 Moore 3 Jennings 3.5 Martin 9.5 Johnson 2 Martin 3.5 Jennings 8.0 Jones 2 Smallwood 1.5 Johnson 7.0 Wreh-Wilson 2 Gratz 4.5

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Pass Break Ups Brown Wreh-Wilson Moore Smallwood Gratz Johnson Jones Reyes

7 7 6 6 4 4 4 4

Forced Fumbles Moore T. Williams Brown Gratz Johnson Junior Martin Smallwood

2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1


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