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Connecticut Huskies (2-1, 0-0 BIG EAST) vs. Western Michigan Broncos (1-2, 0-0 MAC) Game 4 • Saturday, Sep. 22, 2012 • 2:00 PM Kalamazoo, Mich. - Waldo Stadium (30,200) ESPN3 • 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 114. He is just one of two league coaches in history to win four BIG EAST Championships. His overall college coaching record stands at 148-83-1 (34-17 at WCSU, 107-59-1 at Syracuse and 7-8 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. Western Michigan Head Coach Bill Cubit Bill Cubit is in his eighth season in charge of the Western Michigan program. He has an overall record of 48-41 with the program and a 34-21 MAC record. In 2008, he led the team to nine wins for just the third time in program history and the team played in the Texas Bowl. He also led WMU to an appearance in the International Bowl following the 2006 season and the Little Caesars Bowl in 2011. Before taking the reigns of the team in 2004, he was the offensive coordinator and QB coach at Stanford in 2003. He was also the offensive coordinator at WMU from 1997-99. He also has coaching stops at Rutgers (2001-02), Akron (1990-91), Florida (1989), Central Florida (1983-85) and Swarthmore (1975-76). He has also been a successful high school head coach. He is a 1975 Delaware gruaduate and was a QB and WR for the Fighting Blue Hens from 1971-74.

Radio & TV Coverage television coverage Saturday’s game is being televised live by ESPN3. Dave Gutowsky is on play-byplay with Bob Chmiel on color, Brooke Weisbrod is the sideline reporter while Dave Keeney is the producer. The game will also be replayed on SNY in a condensed mode on the “Husky Power Hour” on Sunday, Sept. 23 at 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. and Monday, Sept. 24 at 9:30 a.m. (Connecticut only) and Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 12:00 p.m. (Connecticut only). The game will be replayed it is entirety on Monday, Sept. 24 at 1:30 p.m. and Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 2:00 p.m. (Connecticut only). 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.

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) 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

W. Michigan Schedule/Results Date Opponent (TV) Score/Time 9/1 at Illinois (ESPNU) L, 7-24 9/8 Eastern Illinois (ESPN3) W, 52-21 9/15 at Minnesota (BTN) L, 23-28 9/22 Connecticut (ESPN3) 2:00 pm 9/29 Toledo* (ESPN3) 7:00 pm 10/6 Massachusetts* 2:00 pm 10/13 at Ball State* 3:00 pm 10/20 at Kent State* 3:30 pm 10/27 Northern Illinois* (ESPN3) 12:00 pm 11/3 at Central Michigan* (ESPN3) 1:00 pm 11/10 at Buffalo* 3:30 pm 11/17 Eastern Michigan* 2:00 pm *Denotes MAC Game

Quick Hits • UConn’s defense is third in the country in total defense and sacks and fifth in rushing and pass defense. UConn leads the country in tackles for a loss. • Linebacker Yawin Smallwood is tied for first in the country in tackles for a loss while Trevardo Williams is tied for fifth in sacks. • UConn faces its second MAC opponent this week after opening with UMass and plays host to Buffalo next week. • UConn’s Paul Pasqualoni is BIG EAST career leader in overall wins and conference wins.

September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan 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.

The Match-Up

Rushing Yards McCombs..............236 Chance................. 209 McCummins............53 Drake...................... 87 DeLorenzo..............22 Fields...................... 79 Passing Yards Whitmer.................491 Carder.................. 812 McEntee....................6 Van Tubbergen...... 64 McCummings............2 Receptions Davis.........................8 Wilson.................... 29 McCombs..................7 Hammond............... 10 Delahunt....................6 Schaffer.................... 9 Smith.........................6 Cutler........................ 8 Points Scored Christen...................20 Wilson.................... 24 McCombs................18 Haldeman............... 16 McCummings..........12 Two Players........... 12 Total Tackles Smallwood..............35 Simon..................... 28 Moore......................17 Currie..................... 24 Wirth........................14 Celiscar.................. 19 B. Jones..................14 Bozeman................ 17 Interceptions Gratz.........................2 Toler......................... 3 .................................... Celiscar.................... 1 Category.......................UConn Total Offense.................278.0 Rushing Offense............111.7 Passing Offense.............166.3 Passing Efficiency..........104.1 Scoring Offense.............22.7 First Downs For..............37 Third Down Conv...........37% Turnovers-INT/FUM.......8-5/3 Total Defense.................174.0 Rushing Defense...........51.0 Passing Defense............123.0 Passing Eff. Defense.....87.8 Scoring Defense............10.3 First Downs Against.......31 Third Down Defense......27% TOs Forced-INT/FUM....4-2/2 Turnover Margin.............-4 Time of Possession........31:39 Penalties-Yards..............13-103 2

WMU 421.3 129.3 292.0 125.3 27.3 65 46% 9-5/4 329.7 131.7 198.0 129.3 24.3 48 29% 5-4/1 -4 30:32 20-150

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. The UConn Tailgate Show will air from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. with Kevin Nathan and Bob Joyce. The pregame show begins at 10:30 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. Western Michigan game will also be available on satellite radio on Ch. 93 on Sirius and 194 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. Western Michigan History Saturday’s game is just the third-ever meeting between UConn and Western Michigan in the sport of football and the first at WMU. The series is tied 1-1. Last season, Western Michigan defeated UConn by a 38-31 score on October 1 at Rentschler Field. Alex Carder threw for 479 yards and five touchdowns to pace the Broncos. Two of the scores were to Jordan White, who had 12 receptions for 173 yards, one of three WMU receivers to go over the century mark. After a scoreless first quarter, WMU led 17-7 at halftime, but the game was tied 17-17 going into the fourth quarter. The teams traded two fourth quarter touchdowns, including a 26-yard TD pass from Johnny McEntee to Nick Williams to tie the game at 31-31 with 2:03 to go. WMU scored the winning TD with 1:35 to

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September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan go on a 41-yard pass from Carder to Chleb Ravenell. UConn moved the ball to BIG EAST Standings the WMU 13-yard line with 45 seconds left go but lost possession on a fumble. Conference Overall Lyle McCombs rushed for 136 yards in the game while McEntee passed W-L Pct. W-L Pct. for 300. Rutgers 1-0 1.000 3-0 1.000 The first meeting was a 41-27 victory by the Huskies on Nov. 1, 2003 at Cincinnati 1-0 1.000 2-0 1.000 Rentschler Field -- in the stadium’s debut year. Cornell Brockington came off Louisville 0-0 --- 3-0 1.000 the bench in that game to score five touchdowns and rush for 186 yards in that Connecticut 0-0 --- 2-1 .667 game. Dan Orlovsky was 25 of 37 for two TDs and Keron Henry had seven Temple 0-0 --- 1-1 .500 receptions for 91 yards. Syracuse 0-0 --- 1-2 .333 USF 0-1 .000 2-1 .667 UCONN AND Western Michigan CONNECTIONS Pittsburgh 0-1 .000 1-2 .333 There are no UConn players from the state of Michigan and there are no WMU players form Connecticut…WMU head coach Bill Cubit played at Delaware from 1971-74 and UConn dropped three games to UDel during his career, Out of Town Scoreboard including games in Storrs in ‘72 and ‘74...UConn special teams coordinator/ running backs coach Clayton White was an assistant at Western Michigan in 2006 Saturday, September 22 working with the DBs as the team played in the International Bowl...WMU defen- Temple at Penn State, 3:30 pm (ABC/ESPN2) sive coordinator Rich Nagy is a 1987 Trinity graduate was a GA there in 1988... Gardner-Webb at Pittsburgh, 3:30 pm (ESPN3) He is a native of Fairfield and his younger brother Charles Nagy was a baseball USF at Ball State, 4:30 pm (BEN) Louisville at FIU, 7:00 pm (ESPNU/ESPN3) All-American at UConn, an All-Star major leaguer for 14 years mostly with the Rutgers at Arkansas, 7:00 pm (ESPNU) Cleveland Indians and now the pitching coach of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Syracuse at Minnesota, 8:00 pm (BTN) Huskies vs. MAC All-Time Idle Connecticut enters Saturday’s meeting vs. Western Michigan with an 18-3 Cincinnati record 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. UConn has already defeated UMass from the MAC this year and plays host to Preseason Media Poll Buffalo next Saturday. 1. Louisville (24)............................................. 219 Prior to the ’10 Temple game, Connecticut’s last loss to a MAC opponent 2. USF (4)....................................................... 176 came back on Sept. 28, 2002, when it dropped a 24-21 overtime decision vs. 3. Rutgers....................................................... 155 Ball State. UConn’s record vs. MAC teams also includes wins over Buffalo in 2010 and 4. Cincinnati.................................................... 139 5. Pittsburgh................................................... 131 ‘11, Ohio in 2009 and Temple in 2008 during the regular season and against 6. Connecticut................................................... 77 Buffalo in the 2009 International Bowl. The Huskies became quite familiar with 7. Syracuse....................................................... 70 MAC foes as the school transitioned to FBS football. UConn faced four of its 8. Temple.......................................................... 41 members in both the 2002 and 2003 seasons and two more in 2004 and ’07. (First-Place Votes in Parentheses) UConn’s wins against the MAC also includes a 39-10 win over Toledo in the 2004 Motor City Bowl.

BIG EAST Weekly Awards

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.

Offensive Player of the Week Tino Sunseri, Pittsburgh | Sr. | QB 19-28, 283 yards, 3 TDs Defensive Player of the Week Yawin Smallwood, Connecticut | So. | LB 14 tackles, 2.5 sacks, 3.5 TFLs, 1 forced fumble Special Teams Player of the Week Nick Williams, Connecticut | Sr. | WR 112 all-purpose yards, 58-yard punt return TD

SQUAD NOTES SMALLWOOD HONORED BY BIG EAST For the second time in three weeks, redshirt sophomore linebacker Yawin Smallwood (Worcester, Mass.) was honored as the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week. 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 focrced fumble that led to a UConn field goal in Saturday’s win over Maryland. Smallwood is tied for first in the country with 3.0 TFLs per game.

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September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan Tracking the Opponents Massachusetts (0-3) This Week: at Miami-OH Next Week: vs. Ohio North Carolina State (2-1) This Week: vs. Citadel Next Week: at Miami-FL Maryland (2-1) This Week: at West Virginia Next Week: Idle Western Michigan (1-2) This Week: vs. Connecticut Next Week: vs. Toledo Buffalo (1-1) This Week: vs. Kent State Next Week: at Connecticut Rutgers (3-0) This Week: at Arkansas Next Week: Idle Temple (1-1) This Week: at Penn State Next Week: Idle Syracuse (1-2) This Week: at Minnesota Next Week: Idle USF (2-1) This Week: at Ball State Next Week: vs. Florida State Pittsburgh (1-2) This Week: vs. Gardner-Webb Next Week: Idle Louisville (3-0) This Week: at FIU Next Week: at Southern Miss Cincinnati (2-0) This Week: Idle Next Week: at Virginia Tech 4

Williams Tabbed With BIG EAST Weekly Award Senior wide receiver and kick returner Nick Williams (East Windsor, N.J.) was honored as the BIG EAST Special Teams Player of the Week. Williams racked up 112 all-purpose yards in the road win at Maryland on Saturday. He posted UConn’s first score of the day with a 58-yard punt return for a touchdown, the first of his career and first for UConn since 2009. Williams averaged 29.0 yards per punt return and 26.0 yards per kick return, including a 33 yard return in the second quarter. UConn And NCAA Leaders Here is where UConn stands in the lastest NCAA statistics: Total Defense 3rd at 174.00 yards per game Rushing Defense 5th at 51.00 yards per game Passing Defense 5th at 123.00 yards per game Scoring Defense 11th at 10.33 points per game Sacks 3rd at 4.67 per game Tackles For Loss 1st at 10.67 per game Total Offense 115th at 278.00 yards per game Rushing Offense 99th at 111.67 yards per game Passing Offense 108th at 166.33 yards per game Scoring Offense 93rd at 22.67 points per game Punt Returns 11th at 21.14 yards per return Sacks Allowed 38th at 1.33 per game Here is where UConn individuals stand in NCAA leaders: Trevardo Williams t5th in sacks at 1.50 per game Yawin Smallwood t1st in tackles for loss at 3.00 per game t8th in sacks at 1.33 per game t10th in tackles at 11.67 per game Sio Moore t12th in sacks at 1.17 per game Nick Williams 8th in punt returns at 21.17 per return 28th in kickoff returns at 26.60 yards per return 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 six of the past eight. 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 it 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 With the August 30 win over Massachusetts, UConn is 9-2 in season openers since making the jump to then-Division I-A in 2002. UConn has won nine of its ten season openers at Rentschler Field (2003-Indiana, 2004-Murray State, 2005-Buffalo, 2006-Rhode Island, 2008-Hofstra, 2010-Texas Southern, 2011-Fordham, 2012-UMass) 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 now 52-59-2 in season openers dating back to 1896.

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September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan 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. 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 and the opening wins vs. UMass and Maryland, Pasqauloni is also first in league history in overall wins with 114 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

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September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan 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, 2011 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) 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 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.

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Huskies On The Road Since 2002 The Huskies have put together a 23-32 road record since 2002. In non-conference road affairs over that same span, Connecticut has posted a mark of 18-11 and has won ten of its last 14 such games. Huskies Vs. Non-Conference Foes Since 2002 Connecticut now boasts a 44-21 record against non-conference opponents in the regular season since making the move to the FBS in 2002. The Huskies have won 19 of their last 27 regular season nonleague games overall with the only blemishes coming via a onepoint 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 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 2-1 (2012). HUSKIES and THE NFL As the NFL continues it season, a total of 12 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 on NFL rosters: * 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. * WR Marcus Easley of the Buffalo Bills, entering second season, is on the practice squad. * 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 Indianapolis Colts, a rookie free agent who is on the practice squad * 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). * 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.

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September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan 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 32-17 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. 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. HUSKIES DOMINATING ON BOTH SIDES OF THE BALL Over the past 116 games, UConn has outgained its opponent 67 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.) 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 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. McCombs now has ninth career rushing TDs. 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 on Saturday. 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 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 on Saturday in the win over Maryland. 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. McCummings At “The Wildcat” Redshirt sophomore Scott McCummings (Natick, Mass.) has been playing also season at quarterback in the “Wildcat” spot and had his best game of the season on Saturday 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. McCummings has a total of 53 rushing yards on the season on 17 carries. Receivers Have New Look The Huskies 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 and had two receptions for 21 yards vs. UMass and had one for nine yards vs. N.C. State. 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. Smith made three receptions for 30 yards vs. UMass and one vs. N.C. State for four yards. UConn’s leading receiver vs. UMass was redshirt sophomore Geremy Davis (Lawrenceville, Gal.) who had a careerhighs with 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. Davis had just six receptions in all of 2011 with 73 yards. The most experienced UConn receiver is senior Nick Williams (East Windsor, N.J.), who was the fifth-leading receiver for the Huskies in 2011. He made one reception for 16 yards vs. UMass and had a career-high three receptions vs. N.C. State for 59 yards.

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September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan Griffin Tough At Tight End Redshirt senior tight end Ryan Griffin (Londonderry, 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 89 while No. 1 is former NFL standout Brian Kozlowski (1989-92) with 159. Griffin is fifth in receiving yards by a tight end with 1,056 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 become 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. Joseph tore his left Achilles tendon in Saturday’s game and is out for the remainder of the season. Gawdy Defensive Numbers To Start The Season The Connecticut defense has quickly established itself as one of the top units in college football this season. UConn is first in tackles for loss (10.67 per game), third in total defense (174.00 yards

per game), third in sacks (4.67 per game), fifth in pass defense (123.00 yards per game), fifth in rushing defense (51.00 yards per game) and 11th in scoring defense (10.33 points per game). UConn leads the BIG EAST in all of those categories except scoring defense – where the Huskies are third. UConn has not allowed a team to score at all in the first quarter of games this year and has given up only three 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 on Saturday and limited N.C. State 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 Leads The Sack Attack Senior defensive end Trevardo Williams (Bridgeport, Conn.) is one of three Huskies ranked among the top 12 in sacks per game. Williams is tied for fifth in the country and leads the BIG EAST at 1.5 per game. He is also tied for 19th in the country in tackles for loss with 1.83 per game. He is the seventh-leading total tackler on the Husky team this year.

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

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

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TE Delahunt Griffin Griffin

QB FB TB Whitmer Frank McCombs Whitmer Frank McCombs Whitmer Phillips (WR) McCombs

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September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan 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. Williams had three tackles vs. UMass and with 1.5 tackles for a loss and a sack. He had five tackles with three for a loss of 11 yards and 2.5 sacks for a loss of ten vs. N.C. State. Against Maryland, he had four tackles with a sack and one for a loss. Williams is now third in school history in career sacks with 23.5 while Mark Michaels is the career leader with 27 from 198285 and Cody Brown had 24 from 2005-08. Williams is also now in tenth place in UConn career history in tackles for a loss with 32.5. Osudne is the leader there with 49. Smallwood Leads The Country In TFL Redshirt sophomore linebacker Yawin Smallwood (Worcester, Mass.) lead UConn in tackles this season with 35 and is tied for first in the country in tackles for a loss with 3.00 per game. He is also tied for eighth in sacks with 1.33 per game and tied for tenth in tackles with 11.67 per game. He has had a career-high 14 tackles in each of the last two games. He had 3.5 tackles for a loss vs. Maryland with 2.5 sacks. Smallwood was also UConn’s leading tackler in the opener vs. UMass as he had seven tackles with 3.5 for a loss. 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. Moore Among The Elite As Well Senior linebacker Sio Moore (Apex, N.C.) is also among the country’s elite on defense as he is ranked tied for 12th nationally in sacks per game with 1.17 and tied for 19th in tackles for a loss at 1.83. Moore is the second leading tackler on the Husky team with 17 stops as he had seven tackles vs. Maryland with 3.0 TFL and 2.5 sacks. 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 has 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 Saturday, now has seven career interceptions.

SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES Solid Start For Christen Redshirt junior kicker Chad Christen (Etters, Pa.) has connected on four of his five field goals attempts and all eight extra points in his first collegiate game as a placekicker. Christen had handled kickoff duties only for the past two years and is replacing UConn’s all-time leading kicker Dave Teggart this year. 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. 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 is first in UConn career history in punting average (min. 80 punts) with a 41.3 average, is seventh in career number of punts (176) and sixth in career yardage (7,262). Nick Wlliams Joins Elite Company UConn senior Nick Wiliams (East Windsor, N.J.) returned a punt 58 yards for a touchdown on Saturday for the opening score of the Maryland game. Williams becomes just the fifth UConn player in history, and only second in the “FBS Era”, to have both a kickoff 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 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 60 while Tory Taylor had 89 from 1995-98. He is second in net yards with 1,689 while Taylor had 1,868. He is tied for first in KOR for touchdowns with two and is the career leader in kickoff return average at 28.3. Williams is fifth in UConn history in punt return average at 9.3.

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 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 44-16 all-time at Rentschler Field including a 24-7 mark in non-conference games.

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September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan 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.

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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 Osiecki, Michael 6-2 Cherry, Robert 6-0 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 Trivedi, Sujay 5-9 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

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Pos. Cl. Hometown/HS/Prep Head Coach: LB RSr. Apex, N.C./Apex WR So. Lynchburg, Va./Brookville Paul Pasqualoni (Penn State, 1972) WR Fr. Hialeah, Fla./American CB RSr. Edinboro, Pa./General McLane Defensive Coord./Cornerbacks: WR Sr. Houston, Texas/Westside Don Brown (Norwich University, 1977) CB Fr. Wellington, Fla./Palm Beach Central CB RSr. Piscataway, N.J./Piscataway Offensive Coord./Offensive Line: WR RSo. Paterson, N.J./Boston Coll./DePaul Cath. George DeLeone (Connecticut, 1970) WR So. Dover, Del./Dover QB RSo. Newnan, Ga./Butler CC Asst. Head Coach/Defensive Line: QB RSo. Natick, Mass./Natick Hank Hughes (Springfield, 1979) QB Fr. Monroe, Conn./Masuk CB RFr. Stone Mountain, Ga./Stephenson Wide Receivers/Recruiting Coord: K/P RJr. Etters, Pa./Red Lane FB/LB Fr. Freehold, N.J./Neptune Matt Cersosimo (Springfield, 2000) S RSo. McKeesport, Pa./McKeesport Quarterbacks: DB RSo. New Britain, Conn./St. Paul (Bristol) QB Sr. Avon, Conn./Avon Old Farms Shane Day (Kansas State, 1999) K Fr. North Palm Beach, Fla./Dwyer Tight Ends: QB RSr. Fullerton, Calif./Servite S Fr. Windermere, Fla./Lake Highland Prep Mike Foley (Colgate, 1978) WR Sr. Ledyard, Conn./Rhode Island Safeties: TB Fr. Allentown, Pa./Emmaus S RFR. Fayetteville, Ga./Woodward Acad. Darrell Perkins (Wyoming, 1990) S RFr. Brooklyn, N.Y./Boys and Girls LB RFr. Durham, Conn./Florida/Xavier Running Backs/Special Teams Coord.: RB RJr. Wakefield, Mass./Wakefield Clayton White (North Carolina State, 2001) CB RFr. Tampa, Fla./Alonso OLB RSr. Mobile, Ala./St. Paul’s/The Hun School Linebackers: CB Jr. Powder Springs, Ga./The Lovett School Jon Wholley (Connecticut, 2004) S Fr. South Grafton, Mass./Grafton WR Sr. East Windsor, N.J./The Hun School Offensive Graduate Assistant: LB RFr. Powder Springs, Ga./McEachern Michael Digman (Missouri, 2007) LB RSo. Worcester, Mass./ Doherty OLB RJr. Highstown, N.J./The Peddie School Defensive Graduate Assistant: FB Sr. Torrington, Conn./Torrington LB/FB Fr. Ridgewood, N.J./St. Joseph/Hun School Jordan Orlovsky (Miami, 2009) FB RSo. Seymour, Conn./ Seymour Graduate Assistants: WR Jr. Simsbury, Conn./Simsbury 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) DL Fr. Bloomfield, Conn./Northwest Cath. DE RSo. Brockton, Mass./Wyoming Seminary Team Physician: DT RJr. Brookville, N.Y./Long Island Lutheran Dr. Jeffrey Anderson, MD (North Park, 1986) OG Fr. Wycoff, N.J./Don Bosco LS Fr. Hopkinton, Mass./The Rivers School OT RSr. Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman ADD-a-YEM-ee OG RSo. Manchester, N.H./Kimball Union Acad. Kenton Adeyemi LS RFr. Lagrangeville, N.Y./Arlington Ty-Meer Brown tie-MEER LS Jr. Park Ridge, Ill./Maine Township South Dwayne Gratz grats (like congrats) C RSo. Parkland, Fla./M. Stoneman Douglas OG RJr. Edensburg, Pa./Bishop Carroll Martin Hyppolite HIP-o-light C Fr. Houston, Texas/ Cypress Creek Sio Moore SEE-oh OT Fr. Trenton, N.J./Trenton Central OT RSr. Alexandria, Va./West Potomac Michael Osiecki oh-shess-shi OG RSo. Ottawa, Ont./Penn State/Ottawa Sooners Yawin Smallwood yah-win OT RFr. Randolph, Mass./Thayer Academy OT RFr. Powder Springs, Ga./McEachern Brandon Steg stegg (rhymes with egg) OG Fr. Windber, Pa./Bishop McCort OT RJr. Warrentown, Va./Faquier Shamar Stephen stef-in 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 WR Jr. Glastonbury, Conn./Glastonbury 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) 78 Dalton Gifford (RFr., 6-5, 297) 69 Steve Greene (RJr., 6-5, 309) 60 Tyler Samra (Fr., 6-3, 250) 73 Alex Mateas (RSo., 6-3, 293) 50 Tyler Bullock (RJr., 6-4, 302) 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) 85 Geremy Davis (RSo., 6-1, 214) 8 Shakim Phillips (RSo., 6-1, 200)

defense

DE: 48 Trevardo Williams (Sr., 6-2, 233) 95 Kenton Adeyemi (RFr., 6-5, 259) 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: 51 Tim Willman (RJr., 6-4, 270) 45 Elijah Norris (Fr., 6-4, 230) 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) 39 Jordan Floyd (Fr., 6-1, 205) 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)

2012 University of Connecticut Football Game Notes

September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan 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 (58), at Maryland, Sep. 15, 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.: 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: Chad Christen (3), vs. Massachusetts, Aug. 30, 2012 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: Sio Moore (2.5), at Maryland, Sep. 15, 2012 Yawin Smallwood (2.5), at Maryland, Sep. 15, 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: Johnny McEntee (4), vs. Western Michigan, Oct. 1, 2011 By Opp.: Munchie Legaux (3), Cincinnati, Dec. 3, 2011

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September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan 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) 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 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.: West Virginia 66, UConn 21, Nov. 24, 2007

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.: 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.: 3, Massachusetts, Aug. 30, 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

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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

2012 University of Connecticut Football Game Notes

September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan 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: 5, vs. Massachusetts, 8/30/12 Most Rec. Yards: 79, vs. Massachusetts, 8/30/12 Longest Reception: 26, vs. Massachusetts, 8/30/12 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: 4, vs. Massachusetts, 8/30/12 Most Rush Yards: 22, vs. Massachusetts, 8/30/12 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, vs. Rutgers, 10/31/09 Most Rec. Yards: 97, vs. Fordham, 9/3/11 Longest Reception: 55, vs. Fordham, 9/3/11 MARTIN HYPPOLITE • SO • RB • #25 Most Carries: 3, vs. Massachusetts, 8/30/12 Most Rush Yards: 5, vs. Massachusetts, 8/30/12

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: 21, at Maryland, 9/15/12 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 MICHAEL SMITH • WR • #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: 2, 5x, last at Cincinnati, 12/3/11 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 • #10 Most Passing Yards: 219, vs. Massachusetts, 8/30/12 Most Passing Attempts: 25, vs. Massachusetts, 8/30/12 Longest Pass: 34, vs. Massachusetts, 8/30/12 Most Rushing Yards: 17, at Maryland, 9/15/12 Longest Run: 23, at Maryland, 9/15/12

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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September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan Defensive Career Highs ANDREW ADAMS • FR • S • #22 Most Tackles: 5, 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

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

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, 3x, last at Maryland, 9/15/12 Most Forced Fumbles: 2, vs. West Virginia, 10/29/10 Most Fumble Rec.: 2, vs. West Virginia, 10/29/10

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

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: 6, 2x, last vs. Rutgers, 11/26/11 Most TFL: 4, vs. Rutgers, 11/26/11 Most Sacks: 4, vs. Rutgers, 11/26/11

BYRON JONES • SO • DB • #16 Most Tackles: 8, 2x, last vs. NC State, 9/8/12 Most PBU: 4, at West Virginia, 10/8/11 Longest Fumble Return: 10, vs. USF, 10/15/11

Ryan Wirth • sr • dt • #53 Most Tackles: 6, at Maryland, 9/15/12 Most TFL: 1.5, vs. NC State, 9/8/12

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

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

TAYLOR MACK • JR • CB • #29 Most Tackles: 4, 3x, last at Maryland, 9/15/12

Special Teams Career Highs Chad Christen • jr • k • #13 Most FG Made: 3 , vs. Massachusetts, 8/30/12 Most FG Attemps: 3 , vs. Massachusetts, 8/30/12 Longest FG Made: 47 , vs. Massachusetts, 8/30/12 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: 4, vs. Louisville, 11/19/11

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September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan 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 2-1 1-1 1-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-1 1-1 1-0 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

Score Attend. 37-0 35,270 7-10 34,202 24-21 35,491

TEAM STATISTICS UCONN OPP ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------SCORING 68 31 Points Per Game 22.7 10.3 FIRST DOWNS 37 31 Rushing 11 12 Passing 24 17 Penalty 2 2 RUSHING YARDAGE 335 153 Yards gained rushing 405 289 Yards lost rushing 70 136 Rushing Attempts 115 105 Average Per Rush 2.9 1.5 Average Per Game 111.7 51.0 TDs Rushing 5 2 PASSING YARDAGE 499 369 Comp-Att-Int 42-71-5 34-77-2 Average Per Pass 7.0 4.8 Average Per Catch 11.9 10.9 Average Per Game 166.3 123.0 TDs Passing 0 2 TOTAL OFFENSE 834 522 Total Plays 186 182 Average Per Play 4.5 2.9 Average Per Game 278.0 174.0 KICK RETURNS: #-Yards 7-171 8-195 PUNT RETURNS: #-Yards 7-148 7-80 INT RETURNS: #-Yards 2-37 5-36 KICK RETURN AVERAGE 24.4 24.4 PUNT RETURN AVERAGE 21.1 11.4 INT RETURN AVERAGE 18.5 7.2 FUMBLES-LOST 4-3 4-2 PENALTIES-Yards 13-103 18-132 Average Per Game 34.3 44.0 PUNTS-Yards 17-714 27-1060 Average Per Punt 42.0 39.3 Net punt average 34.9 32.3 KICKOFFS-Yards 15-966 8-509 Average Per Kick 64.4 63.6 Net kick average 47.4 39.1 TIME OF POSSESSION/Game 31:39 28:21 3RD-DOWN Conversions 16/43 13/48 3rd-Down Pct 37% 27% 4TH-DOWN Conversions 0/2 1/4 4th-Down Pct 0% 25% SACKS BY-Yards 14-85 4-24 MISC YARDS 0 0 TOUCHDOWNS SCORED 8 4 FIELD GOALS-ATTEMPTS 4-5 1-2 ON-SIDE KICKS 0-0 0-0 RED-ZONE SCORES (8-9) 89% (3-3) 100% RED-ZONE TOUCHDOWNS (5-9) 56% (2-3) 67% PAT-ATTEMPTS (8-8) 100% (4-4) 100% ATTENDANCE 69472 35491 Games/Avg Per Game 2/34736 1/35491 Neutral Site Games 0/0 SCORE BY QUARTERS Connecticut Opponents

1st 14 0

2nd 20 10

3rd 10 7

4th 24 14

Total 68 31

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September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan 2012 Connecticut Individual Statistics RUSHING GP Att Gain Loss Net Avg TD Long Avg/G --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------McCOMBS, Lyle 3 70 254 18 236 3.4 3 15 78.7 McCUMMINGS, Sc. 3 17 62 9 53 3.1 2 21 17.7 DeLORENZO, Max 3 4 22 0 22 5.5 0 18 7.3 WILLIAMS, Nick 3 4 24 4 20 5.0 0 14 6.7 HYPPOLITE, Mar. 3 4 5 0 5 1.2 0 3 1.7 SMITH, Michael 3 1 3 0 3 3.0 0 3 1.0 WHITMER, Chan. 3 13 35 34 1 0.1 0 23 0.3 TEAM 2 2 0 5 -5 -2.5 0 0 -2.5 Total.......... 3 115 405 70 335 2.9 5 23 111.7 Opponents...... 3 105 289 136 153 1.5 2 19 51.0 PASSING G Effic Cmp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD Lng Avg/G --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------WHITMER, Chan. 3 104.77 40-68-5 58.8 491 0 43 163.7 McENTEE, Johnny 1 75.20 1-2-0 50.0 6 0 6 6.0 McCUMMINGS, Sc. 3 116.80 1-1-0 100.0 2 0 2 0.7 Total.......... 3 104.11 42-71-5 59.2 499 0 43 166.3 Opponents...... 3 87.79 34-77-2 44.2 369 2 46 123.0 RECEIVING G No. Yds Avg TD Long Avg/G ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------DAVIS, Geremy 3 8 113 14.1 0 26 37.7 McCOMBS, Lyle 3 7 68 9.7 0 43 22.7 DELAHUNT, John 3 6 76 12.7 0 19 25.3 SMITH, Michael 3 6 52 8.7 0 14 17.3 WILLIAMS, Nick 3 4 75 18.8 0 30 25.0 GRIFFIN, Ryan 3 3 40 13.3 0 34 13.3 PHILLIPS, Shak. 3 3 30 10.0 0 15 10.0 OSIECKI, Mike 3 2 23 11.5 0 16 7.7 HYPPOLITE, Mar. 3 1 10 10.0 0 10 3.3 JONES, Tebucky 1 1 6 6.0 0 6 6.0 FRANK, Reuben 3 1 6 6.0 0 6 2.0 Total.......... 3 42 499 11.9 0 43 166.3 Opponents...... 3 34 369 10.9 2 46 123.0

PUNT RETURNS WILLIAMS, Nick MACK, Taylor DeLORENZO, Max Total.......... Opponents......

No. 6 1 0 7 7

Yds Avg 127 21.2 21 21.0 0 0.0 148 21.1 80 11.4

TD 1 0 1 2 0

Lng 58 0 0 58 31

INTERCEPTIONS GRATZ, Dwayne Total.......... Opponents......

No. 2 2 5

Yds Avg 37 18.5 37 18.5 36 7.2

TD 1 1 0

Lng 37 37 20

KICK RETURNS WILLIAMS, Nick MACK, Taylor Total.......... Opponents......

No. 5 2 7 8

Yds Avg 133 26.6 38 19.0 171 24.4 195 24.4

TD 0 0 0 0

Lng 37 24 37 45

FUMBLE RETURNS No. Yds Avg Total.......... 0 0 0.0 Opponents...... 0 0 0.0

FIELD GOALS FGM-FGA Pct 01-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 Lg Blk ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------CHRISTEN, Chad 4-5 80.0 1-1 0-0 2-2 1-2 0-0 47 0 PUNTING No. Yds Avg Long TB FC I20 Blkd ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------WAGNER, Cole 17 714 42.0 57 2 2 6 0 Total.......... 17 714 42.0 57 2 2 6 0 Opponents...... 27 1060 39.3 51 2 9 4 1

FG SEQUENCE CONNECTICUT Massachusetts (36),(47),(19) North Carolina State - Maryland 49,(34)

OPPONENTS (40),44 -

Numbers in (parentheses) indicate field goal was made.

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TD Lng 0 0 0 0

September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan 2012 Connecticut Individual Statistics |------------- PATs------- ------| SCORING TD FGs Kick Rush Rcv Pass DXP Saf Points --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------CHRISTEN, Chad 0 4-5 8-8 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 20 McCOMBS, Lyle 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 18 McCUMMINGS, Sc. 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 GRATZ, Dwayne 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 WILLIAMS, Nick 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Total.......... 8 4-5 8-8 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 68 Opponents...... 4 1-2 4-4 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 31 TOTAL OFFENSE G Plays Rush Pass Total Avg/G --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------WHITMER, Chan. 3 81 1 491 492 164.0 McCOMBS, Lyle 3 70 236 0 236 78.7 McCUMMINGS, Sc. 3 18 53 2 55 18.3 DeLORENZO, Max 3 4 22 0 22 7.3 WILLIAMS, Nick 3 4 20 0 20 6.7 McENTEE, Johnny 1 2 0 6 6 6.0 HYPPOLITE, Mar. 3 4 5 0 5 1.7 SMITH, Michael 3 1 3 0 3 1.0 TEAM 2 2 -5 0 -5 -2.5 Total.......... 3 186 335 499 834 278.0 Opponents...... 3 182 153 369 522 174.0 ALL PURPOSE G Rush Rec PR KOR IR Tot Avg/G ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------WILLIAMS, Nick 3 20 75 127 133 0 355 118.3 McCOMBS, Lyle 3 236 68 0 0 0 304 101.3 DAVIS, Geremy 3 0 113 0 0 0 113 37.7 DELAHUNT, John 3 0 76 0 0 0 76 25.3 MACK, Taylor 3 0 0 21 38 0 59 19.7 SMITH, Michael 3 3 52 0 0 0 55 18.3 McCUMMINGS, Sc. 3 53 0 0 0 0 53 17.7 GRIFFIN, Ryan 3 0 40 0 0 0 40 13.3 GRATZ, Dwayne 3 0 0 0 0 37 37 12.3 PHILLIPS, Shak. 3 0 30 0 0 0 30 10.0 OSIECKI, Mike 3 0 23 0 0 0 23 7.7 DeLORENZO, Max 3 22 0 0 0 0 22 7.3 HYPPOLITE, Mar. 3 5 10 0 0 0 15 5.0 FRANK, Reuben 3 0 6 0 0 0 6 2.0 JONES, Tebucky 1 0 6 0 0 0 6 6.0 WHITMER, Chan. 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.3 TEAM 2 -5 0 0 0 0 -5 -2.5 Total.......... 3 335 499 148 171 37 1190 396.7 Opponents...... 3 153 369 80 195 36 833 277.7

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

Offense

‘11 2 - 11 12 12 -

‘12 3 1 3 3 2 3

Total 6 1 16 26 26 3

Wide Receivers ‘09 ‘10 ‘11 Geremy Davis, WR - - 1 Shakim Phillips, WR - - - Nick Williams, WR - - -

‘12 3 1 3

Total 4 1 3

‘09 ‘10 ‘11 ‘12 5 5 6 1 10 8 7 2

Total 17 27

Quarterbacks ‘09 ‘10 ‘11 ‘12 Johnny McEntee, QB - - 12 - Chandler Whitmer, QB - - - 3

Total 12 3

Running Backs ‘09 ‘10 ‘11 ‘12 Martin Hyppolite, RB 1 - - - Lyle McCombs, RB - - 11 3 Totals 16 38 74 33

Total 1 14 161

Tight Ends John Delahunt, TE Ryan Griffin, TE

‘09 - - - - - -

‘10 1 - 2 11 11 -

Defense

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

‘11 - 5 7 - 11 -

‘12 2 - 3 - 3 3

Total 2 5 35 8 22 3

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

‘12 3 3 3

Total 19 24 15

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

‘12 1 3 3 3 1 2 33

Total 1 10 32 12 1 30 219

Kickers Chad Christen, K Cole Wagner, P Totals

‘10 - - 12 8 7 -

‘10 - - 13 - - 13 63

‘11 - 7 12 9 - 6 93

Special Teams ‘09 ‘10 ‘11 - - - - 13 12 - 13 12

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‘12 3 3 6

Total 3 28 31

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September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan 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. 3 20 15 35 9.0-42 4.0-26 . 1 . . 1 . . 3 MOORE, Sio 3 9 8 17 5.5-27 3.5-20 . 5 . . . . . 53 WIRTH, Ryan 3 6 8 14 3.0-6 . . . . 1-0 . . . 16 JONES, Byron 3 5 9 14 0.5-1 . . . . . . . . 28 JOHNSON, Jory 3 5 8 13 1.5-1 . . 2 . . . . . 91 JOSEPH, Jesse 3 5 7 12 1.5-6 1.0-5 . . . . . . . 48 WILLIAMS, Trev. 3 5 7 12 5.5-27 4.5-26 . . . . 1 . . 15 BROWN, Ty-Meer 3 9 3 12 0.5-1 . . 2 . . . . . 7 GRATZ, Dwayne 3 6 4 10 . . 2-37 2 . . 1 . . 29 MACK, Taylor 3 5 5 10 1.0-4 . . 2 . . . 1 . 22 ADAMS, Andrew 3 5 4 9 1.5-10 . . 2 . . . . . 5 WREH-Wilson, B. 2 2 4 6 . . . . . . . . . 56 PRUITT, Angelo 3 2 3 5 1.0-8 1.0-8 . . . 1-0 . . . 34 KENNEY, David 3 . 4 4 . . . . . . . . . 52 DONOHUE, Ryan 3 1 2 3 . . . . . . . . . 51 WILLMAN, Tim 2 2 . 2 1.0-5 . . . . . . . . 46 VANN, Marquise 2 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . 90 CAMPENNI, Jul. 3 . 2 2 0.5-1 . . . . . . . . 47 FRANK, Reuben 3 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . 13 CHRISTEN, Chad 3 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . 23 LEE, Wilbert 3 2 . 2 . . . 1 . . . . . 98 JENNINGS, Ted 1 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 10 WHITMER, Chan. 3 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 94 GRIFFIN, Ryan 3 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . 59 STEPHEN, Shamar 1 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 67 MUELLER, Adam 3 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . 25 HYPPOLITE, Mar. 3 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 41 STEG, Brandon 3 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . 73 MATEAS, Alex 3 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . Total.......... 3 100 96 196 32-139 14-85 2-37 17 . 2-0 3 1 . Opponents...... 3 116 72 188 15.0-60 4-24 5-36 7 . 3-0 4 . .

Defensive Category Leaders Sacks T. Williams 4.5 Smallwood 4.0 Moore 3.5 Joseph 1.0 Pruitt 1.0

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TFLs Smallwood T. Williams Moore Wirth Joseph Johnson Adams

Interceptions 9.0 Gratz 2 5.5 5.5 3.0 1.5 1.5 1.5

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Pass Break Ups Moore Johnson Gratz Mack Adams Brown

5 2 2 2 2 2

Forced Fumbles Gratz T. Williams Smallwood

1 1 1

September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan 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 Buffalo at Rutgers Temple at Syracuse at USF Pittsburgh at Louisville Cincinnati UConn Totals Opp. Totals 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 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 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

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September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan Game-By-Game Rushing Player DeLorenzo Hyppolite McCombs McCummings Smith Whitmer 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 - 3-5-0 1-0-0 23-82-1 20-60-1 27-94-1 7-13-1 2-(-4)-0 8-44-1 - 1-3-0 2-4-0 7-(-20)-0 4-17-0 3-24-0 1-(-4)-0 -

Game-By-Game Passing Player

MASS

Player Davis Delahunt Frank Griffin T. Jones Hyppolite 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 2-0 McEntee 1-2-0 - 6-0 Whitmer 15-25-2 15-27-3 10-16-0 219-0 204-0 68-0

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 - 3-33-0 3-43-0 - - 1-6-0 1-34-0 1-4-0 1-2-0 1-6-0 - - 1-10-0 2-23-0 2-51-0 3-(-6)-0 1-16-0 1-7-0 2-21-0 1-9-0 3-30-0 1-4-0 2-18-0 1-16-0 3-59-0 -

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

22

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 1-37-0 2-44-0 2-52-0

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September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan Game-By-Game Tackles: Defensive Linemen Player Campenni Jennings Joseph Pruitt Stephen T. Williams Willman Wirth

MASS

NCST

@UMD

@WMU

BUF

@RU

TEM

@SYR

@USF

PITT

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

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

@UofL CINC UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

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

MASS

NCST

@UMD

@WMU

BUF

@RU

TEM

@SYR

@USF

PITT

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

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

@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

@USF

PITT

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 -

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

@SYR

@USF

PITT

@UofL CINC UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

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

MASS

NCST

@UMD

@WMU

BUF

@RU

TEM

@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

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September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan 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) 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 P P P P LB P P INJ P P P QB P WR DE P DT CB

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

BUF

@RU

TEM

KEY: P: Played in game, did not start...POS: Started at that position...INJ: Missed with injury...DNP: Did not play...

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@SYR @USF

PITT

@UofL CINC

September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan 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 Buffalo at Rutgers Temple at Syracuse at USF Pittsburgh at Louisville Cincinnati Totals 9 8 89% 3 5

TD% 40% 100% 67%

56%

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

1

0

0

0

Opponent Game In20 Scores Sc.% FG TD TD% UMass 0 0 --- 0 0 --- NC State 1 1 100% 1 0 0% at Maryland 2 2 100% 0 2 100% at W. Michigan Buffalo at Rutgers Temple at Syracuse at USF Pittsburgh at Louisville Cincinnati Totals 3 3 100% 1 2 67%

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

0

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 Buffalo at Rutgers Temple at Syracuse at USF Pittsburgh at Louisville Cincinnati Totals 3 5 8

OPP Points Off 0 7 0

7

OPPONENT Game FUM INT Total UMass 0 1 1 NC State 1 0 1 at Maryland 1 1 2 at W. Michigan Buffalo at Rutgers Temple at Syracuse at USF Pittsburgh at Louisville Cincinnati Totals 2 2 4

OPP Points Off 7 0 3

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

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Connecticut 3&Out % 1 8% 5 33% 5 36%

11

26%

Score % 7 54% 1 7% 4 29%

12

29%

TD 4 1 3

8

% 31% 7% 21%

Game UMass NC State at Maryland at W. Michigan Buffalo at Rutgers Temple at Syracuse at USF Pittsburgh at Louisville Cincinnati 19% Totals

No. 13 16 14

43

OPPONENT 3&Out % 10 77% 6 38% 6 43%

22

51%

Score % 0 0% 2 13% 3 21%

5

12%

TD 0 1 3

% 0% 6% 21%

4

9%

Tot. 3-15 6-19 4-13

% 20% 32% 31%

13-47

28%

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

1-3 2-6 1-3 2-3

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

Tot. 8-16 2-12 6-15

5-12

6-13

16-43

5-10

0-5

0-1

0-2

% 50% 16% 40%

Game 1-3 UMass 1-2 NC State 2-5 at Maryland at W. Michigan Buffalo at Rutgers Temple at Syracuse at USF Pittsburgh at Louisville Cincinnati 37% Totals 3-7

4-6 1-1 0-2 1-2

2-5

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

6-20

2-10

1-5

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September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan UConn Individual Leaders

Game #1 • August 30, 2012

37

0

Rentschler Field • East Hartford, Conn. Massachusetts (0-1) 0 0 0 0 - 0 Connecticut (1-0) 7 13 7 10 - 37 Offense Defense EAST HARTFORD, Conn. - University of Connecticut redshirt WR 85 Davis DE 48 Williams sophomore quarterback Chandler Whitmer (Newman, Ga.) threw TE 89 Delahunt DT 53 Wirth for 219 yards and Connecticut scored touchdowns on offense, LT 72 Bennett DT 90 Campenni defense and special teams to beat Massachusetts 37-0 Thursday LG 69 Greene DE 91 Joseph night before a crowd of 35,270 at Rentschler Field in the opener for C 73 Mateas LB 3 Moore both teams. RG 63 Masters LB 33 Smallwood Connecticut’s defense dominated the game, holding UMass RT 77 Friend LB 28 Johnson to just 59 yards of offense and limiting the Minutemen to three first QB 10 Whitmer CB 5 Wreh-Wilson downs. UMass did not have an offensive snap in UConn territory TB 43 McCombs S 16 Jones and the three UMass first downs tied a Husky school record for the FB 47 Frank S 15 Brown least allowed. WR 31 Williams CB 7 Gratz Redshirt sophomore Lyle McCombs (Staten Island, N.Y.) 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 Total Participants (60): 4 Foxx, 6 Smith, 8 Phillips, 11 McCummings, 12 Stevenson, redshirt senior cornerback Dwayne Gratz (Piscataway, N.J.) and on a blocked punt. 13 Christen, 17 Driscoll, 18 McEntee, 20 Redshirt junior Chad Christen (Etters, Pa.) added field goals Allen, 21 Williams, 22 Adams, 23 Lee, 25 Hyppolite, 29 Mack, 32 Ashiru, 34 Kenney, of 36, 47 and 19 yards for his first collegiate scores. This was the 72nd meeting between the two programs but the 36 Osiecki, 37 Claflin, 41 Steg, 44 DeLofirst since 1999, when both teams were Division I-AA. renzo, 45 Norris, 46 Vann, 49 McQuillan, Whitmer, a transfer who threw for more than 3,000 yards in 50 Bullock, 51 Willman, 52 Donohue, 56 junior college last year, completed 15 of his 25 passes, but also Pruitt, 60 Samra, 65 Cruz, 67 Mueller, 75 threw two interceptions in his first game as a FBS starter. Hemingway, 78 Gifford, 80 Shortell, 84 He hit his first three passes, including a 16-yarder to senior Jones, 86 Wagner, 94 Griffin, 97 McBryde, Nick Williams (East Windsor, N.J.) that set up the Huskies’ first 98 Jennings score, a one-yard plunge by McCombs that capped a 12-play, 75yard drive. Team Statistics Williams, who had more than 140 yards of total offense, returned the next UMass punt 34 yards, setting up UConn on the UMASS UCONN FIRST DOWNS 3 16 UMass 30. Rushing 1 3 But safety Darren Thellen stopped the UConn drive - and Passing 2 13 made a few highlight shows - by diving out of bounds and tipping Penalty 0 0 a Whitmer pass back to linebacker Tom Brandt, who made his first RUSHING Yards 3 147 career interception. Rushing Attempts 24 43 UConn had 372 yards of offense, but had three drives end Average Per Rush 0.1 3.4 with turnovers deep in UMass territory. Rushing Touchdowns 0 2 Whitmer split time with redshirt sophomore Scott McCumYards Gained 46 159 mings (Natick, Mass.), who ran UConn’s version of the “Wildcat” Yards Lost 43 12 offense. McCummings ran for 13 yards and a one-yard fourthPASSING Yards 56 225 quarter touchdown that put UConn up 34-0. Com-Att-Int 9-23-1 16-27-2 The defense got into the scoring column when Gratz stepped Avg. Per Att. 2.4 8.3 in front of UMass receiver Marken Michel and returned an interAvg. Per Com. 6.2 14.1 ception 37 yards for a touchdown with 1:49 left in the first half. Passing Touchdowns 0 0 The special teams got their score with just over four minutes TOTAL OFFENSE 59 372 left in the third quarter. UConn’s Taylor Mack (Powder Springs, Total offense plays 47 70 Ga.) blocked a punt after Colter Johnson dropped the snap, and Avg. Gain Per Play 1.3 5.3 Fumbles: No.-Lost 0-0 1-1 the Huskies’ Max DeLorenzo (Berlin, Conn.) recovered in the end Penalties: No.-Yards 5-29 4-30 zone to give UConn a 27-0 lead. PUNTS-YARDS 11-418 2-78 UMass never got its offense started, averaging just over 1 Avg. Yards Per Punt 38.0 39.0 yard per play, and failing to get a first down until just 34 seconds Punt rets: No.-Yards 0-0 4-87 before halftime. Kickoff ret: No.-Yds 5-97 1-37 Senior defensive end Trevardo Williams (Bridgeport, Conn.), Average Per Return 19.4 37.0 who had 12.5 sacks a year ago, got his first of the season late in the Int: No.-Yds 2-20 1-37 third quarter, one of two sacks by the Huskies on the day. Fumble Ret: No.-Yds 0-0 0-0 The game was the first between Football Bowl Subdivision Possession Time 23:23 36:37 programs from New England since 2004, when UConn bested Third-Down Conv. 3 of 15 8 of 16 Boston College. Fourth-Down Conversions 0 of 0

UConn Starters

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2012 University of Connecticut Football Game Notes

Rushing No Gain Loss Net TD McCombs 23 89 7 82 1 Williams 3 24 0 24 0 DeLorenzo 4 22 0 22 0

Lg 12 14 18

Passing Cmp-Att-Int Yds TD Lg Whitmer 15-25-2 219 0 34 McEntee 1-2-0 6 0 6 Receiving Davis Smith McCombs Phillips

No. Yds TD 5 79 0 3 30 0 2 23 0 2 21 0

Lg 26 14 12 15

Punting Wagner

No. Yds Avg 2 78 39.0

Lg In20 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 11 26 9 17 0 1 4 0 4 0 1 2 0 2 0

Lg 9 4 2

Cmp-Att-Int Yds TD Lg 9-22-1 56 0 15 0-1-0 0 0 0

Receiving No. Yds TD Michel 3 14 0 Blanchflower 2 17 0 Burns 2 13 0

Lg 5 9 11

Punting Strait Johnson

Lg In20 47 0 40 0

No. Yds Avg 9 378 42.0 1 40 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

September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan UConn Individual Leaders

Game #2 • September 8, 2012

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Rentschler Field • East Hartford, Conn. UConn Starters Offense WR 85 Davis TE 94 Griffin LT 72 Bennett LG 69 Greene C 73 Mateas RG 63 Masters RT 77 Friend QB 10 Whitmer TB 43 McCombs FB 47 Frank WR 31 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 (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, 80 Shortell, 86 Wagner, 89 Delahunt, 97 McBryde

Team Statistics NCSU FIRST DOWNS 12 Rushing 4 Passing 8 Penalty 0 RUSHING Tards 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 Average Per Att. 6.8 Average Per Com. 13.6 Passing Touchdowns 1 TOTAL OFFENSE 258 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.-Yd 3-16 Fumble Ret: No.-Yds 0-0 Possession Time 32:55 Third-Down Conv. 6 of 19 Fourth-Down Conv. 0 of 2

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

NC State (1-1) 0 3 7 0 - 10 Connecticut (1-1) 0 0 0 7 - 7 EAST HARTFORD, Conn. - North Carolina State University redshirt senior quarterback Mike Glennon threw a 46-yard thirdquarter 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 (Newnan, Ga.) 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 (Staten Island, N.Y.) 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 (Ottawa, Ont.), 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 field-goal 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 (Bridgeport, Conn.) 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 No Gain Loss Net TD McCombs 20 67 7 60 1 Smith 1 3 0 3 0

Lg 15 3

Passing Cmp-Att-Int Yds TD Lg Whitmer 15-27-3 204 0 43 Receiving No. Yds TD N. Williams 3 59 0 Delahunt 3 33 0 McCombs 2 51 0 Davis 2 27 0

Lg 30 19 43 15

Punting Wagner

Lg In20 49 3

No. Yds Avg 8 324 40.5

Field Goal Attempts None. Defense UT-AT-TT TFL Sk. Int. Smallwood 7-7-14 2.0 0.5 Joseph 4-4-8 1.5 1.0 B. Jones 3-5-8 T. Williams 3-2-5 3.0 2.5 Moore 2-3-5 1.0 1.0

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

Lg 9 5 8

Passing Cmp-Att-Int Yds TD Lg Glennon 15-30-0 204 1 46 Receiving No. Yds TD Palmer 5 46 0 Payton 3 48 0 Washington 2 26 0 Underwood 1 46 1

Lg 16 20 18 46

Punting Baumann

Lg In20 46 3

No. Yds Avg 9 347 38.6

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

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September 22, 2012 • at Western Michigan UConn Individual Leaders

Game #3 • September 15, 2012

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Byrd Stadium • College Park, Md. Connecticut (2-1) 7 7 3 7 - 24 Maryland (2-1) 0 7 0 14 - 21 Offense Defense COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Redshirt sophomores Lyle McCombs WR 85 Davis DE 48 Williams (Staten Island, N.Y.) and Scott McCummings (Natick, Mass.) both TE 94 Griffin DT 53 Wirth ran for touchdowns, and senior Nick Williams (East Windsor, N.J.) LT 72 Bennett DE 91 Joseph returned a punt for another score as the University of Connecticut LG 69 Greene LB 3 Moore football team defeated Maryland 24-21 Saturday before a crowd of C 73 Mateas LB 33 Smallwood 35,491 at Byrd Stadium. Both teams are now 2-1 on the season. RG 65 Crus LB 28 Johnson McCombs rushed for 94 yards and his fourth-quarter touchRT 77 Friend DB 22 Adams down. McCummings, who also came in at quarterback occasionalQB 10 Whitmer CB 29 Mack ly, ran for a three-yard score that gave the Huskies a 14-0 first-half TB 43 McCombs S 16 Jones lead. That came after Williams scored the game’s first touchdown WR 8 Phillips S 15 Brown on a 58-yard punt return. WR 31 Williams CB 7 Gratz Connecticut started quickly in going against their former coach, Randy Edsall, who left after 2010 to come to Maryland (21). Total Participants (44): 4 Foxx, 6 Smith, The Huskies outgained Maryland 148-80 in total yardage in 11 McCummings, 12 Stevenson, 13 Chris- the first half and controlled the ball for 18 minutes, 40 seconds. ten, 23 Lee, 25 Hyppolite, 34 Kenney, 36 Osiecki, 41 Steg, 44 DeLorenzo, 45 Norris, They also came up with timely plays, converting four of nine thirddown situations to keep the Maryland offense off the field. 47 Frank, 50 Bullock, 51 Willman, 52 Connecticut opened the scoring on Williams’ 58-yard punt Donohue, 56 Pruitt, 59 Stephen, 67 Mueller, return, and redshirt junior Chad Christen’s (Etters, Pa.) extra point 86 Wagner, 89 Delahunt, 90 Campenni 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 Team Statistics quarterback Perry Hills completed an 18-yard pass to Stefon Diggs. One play later, Wes Brown ran for a 19-yard touchdown, and Brad UCONN UMD FIRST DOWNS 10 16 Craddock’s extra point cut the lead to 14-7 with 10:24 remaining in Rushing 6 7 the half. Passing 4 7 Connecticut redshirt sophomore linebacker Yawin Smallwood Penalty 0 2 (Worcester, Mass.) sacked Hills and forced a third-quarter fumble RUSHING Yards 153 96 that redshirt sophomore Angelo Pruitt (Cincinnati, Ohio) recovered Rushing Attempts 40 40 for the Huskies at the Maryland 23. UConn couldn’t pick up a first Average Per Rush 3.8 2.4 down, but Christen kicked a 34-yard field goal with 3:29 left in the Rushing Touchdowns 2 2 quarter for a 17-7 lead. Yards Gained 168 143 Smallwood caused problems for the Terrapins throughout the Yards Lost 15 47 game, with four of his 14 tackles going for losses, including three PASSING Yards 70 109 sacks. Com-Att-Int 11-17-0 10-24-1 After a 75-yard drive, Maryland made it 17-14 on the second Avg. Per Attempt 4.1 4.5 play of the fourth quarter when Hills threw a 29-yard touchdown Avg. Per Completion 6.4 10.9 pass to Stefon Diggs on third-and-te. The Terrapins’ Marcus Leak Passing Touchdowns 0 1 tipped the pass and Diggs grabbed it for a touchdown to make it TOTAL OFFENSE 223 205 17-14. Total offense plays 57 64 The Huskies answered on their next possession, driving 76 Avg. Gain Per Play 3.9 3.2 Fumbles: No.-Lost 2-1 2-1 yards to take a 24-14 lead on McCombs’ 11-yard touchdown run. Penalties: No.-Yards 4-47 5-40 Hills ran for a 10-yard touchdown that cut the Connecticut PUNTS-YARDS 7-312 7-295 lead to 24-21 with 4:39 left. Avg. Yards Per Punt 44.6 42.1 After getting the ball back following a Huskies punt, MaryPunt rets: No.-Yards 2-60 5-68 land reached the Connecticut 39 before its drive stalled with 17 Kickoff rets: No.-Yds 4-90 3-98 seconds left. Average Per Return 22.5 32.7 UConn returns to action next Saturday when it travels to Int: No.-Yds 1-0 0-0 Western Michigan for a 2:00 p.m. game. The game will be seen on Fumble Ret: No.-Yds 0-0 0-0 ESPN3 and heard on the UConn IMG Sports Radio Network.

UConn Starters

Possession Time 31:14 Third-Down Conv. 6 of 15 Fourth-Down Conv. 0 of 0

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2012 University of Connecticut Football Game Notes

Rushing No Gain Loss Net TD McCombs 27 98 4 94 1 McCummings 8 44 0 44 1 Whitmer 4 26 9 17 0

Lg 15 21 23

Passing Cmp-Att-Int Yds TD Lg Whitmer 10-16-0 68 0 19 McCummings 1-1-0 2 0 2 Receiving Delahunt McCombs Smith

No. Yds TD 3 43 0 3 -6 0 2 18 0

Lg 19 0 11

Punting Wagner

No. Yds Avg 7 312 44.6

Lg In20 57 2

Field Goal Attempts Christen 2nd 7:00 49 yds Missed Christen 3rd 3:29 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 T. Williams 1-3-4 1.0 1.0 Gratz 0-2-2 1

Maryland Individual Leaders Rushing Brown Boykins Hills Passing Hills

No Gain Loss Net TD 14 74 0 74 1 1 12 0 12 0 18 52 42 10 1

Lg 19 12 12

Cmp-Att-Int Yds TD Lg 10-24-1 109 1 29

Receiving Diggs Leak Boykins

No. Yds TD 3 57 1 3 35 0 2 15 0

Lg 29 22 8

Punting Renfro

No. Yds Avg 7 295 42.1

Lg In20 51 1

Field Goal Attempts None. Defense UT-AT-TT TFL Sk. Int. Farrand 6-3-9 1.0 Hartsfield 5-4-9 1.0 Drakeford 6-2-8 1.0 1.0


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