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Connecticut Huskies (0-1, 0-0 American) vs. Maryland Terrapins (2-0, 0-0 ACC) Game 2 • Saturday, September 14 • 7:30 PM East Hartford, Conn. - Rentschler Field (40,000) ESPN3 • UConn IMG Sports Radio Network

The Coaches CONNECTICUT HEAD COACH PAUL PASQUALONI UConn head coach Paul Pasqualoni is in his third season in charge of the UConn program and the Cheshire, Conn. native was named the 28th head football coach in UConn history on January 14, 2011. Pasqualoni was the final all-time winningest coach in BIG EAST Conference league wins with 67 and overall wins with 115. He was just one of two league coaches in history to win four BIG EAST Championships. His overall college coaching record stands at 151-91-1 (34-17 at WCSU, 107-59-1 at Syracuse and 10-15 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 19912004. 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.

UConn Schedule/Results Date 8/29 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/8 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7

Opponent (TV) TOWSON (ESPN3) MARYLAND (ESPN3) MICHIGAN at Buffalo USF* at Cincinnati* at UCF* LOUISVILLE* (ESPN2) at SMU* at Temple* RUTGERS* MEMPHIS*

*Denotes American Athletic Conference Game

Maryland Schedule/Results

Date Opponent (TV) 8/31 Florida International MARYLAND HEAD COACH RANDY EDSALL 9/7 OLD DOMINION Randy Edsall is in his third year as the head coach at Maryland and has a 8-18 record at the 9/14 at UConn school. He was the head coach at Connecticut from 1999-2010 with a 74-70 record and 9/21 WEST VIRGINIA set school records for most career games coached and victories. Edsall oversaw 10/5 at Florida State* Connecticut transition from NCAA Division I-AA to the FBS. He led Connecticut to a pair of 10/12 VIRGINIA* BIG EAST Championships in 2007 and 2011 and to its first-ever BCS Bowl Appearance 10/19 at Wake Forest* following the 2011 season. He took Connecticut to a total of five bowl games. 10/26 CLEMSON* Immediately prior to becoming UConn’s head coach in 1998, Edsall served as 11/9 SYRACUSE* defensive coordinator at Georgia Tech in 1998. Edsall began his coaching career at his 11/16 at Virginia Tech* alma mater, Syracuse, from 1980-1990. Edsall moved on to Boston College where he 11/23 BOSTON COLLEGE* coached defensive backs under Tom Coughlin from 1991-93 before following Coughlin to 11/30 at North Carolina State* the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars, staying there through the 1997 season. *Denotes ACC Conference Game

Radio & TV Coverage TELEVISION COVERAGE Saturday’s game will be televised by ESPN3. Bob Picozzi is on play-by-play, former Delaware head coach K.C. Keeler is on color and John Brickley will be on the sidelines. Steve Fenig is the producer. RADIO COVERAGE The UConn IMG Sports Network is the home of Husky football on the radio. WTIC Newstalk 1080 in Hartford serves as the flagship station and is the state’s only 50,000 watt signal and can be heard in 23 states and parts of Canada. The 2013-14 year marks the 22nd consecutive season that WTIC is the flagship for UConn sports. The 2013-14 football and men’s and women’s basketball season also marks the second year that the radio rights are held by IMG College, which is UConn’s multi-media rights partner. Veteran UConn announcers Joe D’Ambrosio (play-by-play) and Wayne Norman (color commentary) return to call the action with Kevin Nathan on the sidelines and Anthony “Rex” McCalla on production. For Saturday’s game vs. Maryland, radio coverage on WTIC will kickoff at approximately 4:30 p.m. with the UConn Tailgate show with Nathan and Bob Joyce. Network coverage beings at 6:00 p.m. with the pregame show.

Score/Time L, 18-33 7:30 p.m. TBA 3:30 p.m. TBA TBA TBA 8:30 p.m. TBA TBA TBA TBA

Score/Time W, 43-10 W, 47-10 7:30 p.m. TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA

Quick Hits • UConn plays Maryland for the third in school history as the Huskies defeated the Terps last year in College Park. Maryland won a 1942 meeting. • Maryland head coach Randy Edsall makes his return to Rentschler Field as he was the UConn head coach from 1999-2010. Edsall coached the Huskies at the Rent from its opening in 2003 until the end of ‘10. • The 2013 season marks the tenth anniversary of the opening of Rentschler Field with many special events planned for the season to commemorate that. • Junior linebacker Yawin Smallwood was named to the Watch List for several awards, including the National Player of the Year Award given by New Haven’s Walter Camp Football Foundation.

September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland The Match-Up

UConn football on home Saturday dates gets going early with “Breakfast At The Rent” with Ray Dunaway and Scott Gray beginning at 6:00 a.m. For noon games, the UConn Tailgate Show will air from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The pregame show begins at 11:30 a.m. followed by the game and then postgame “Husky Talk” with 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 Maryland game will also be available on Sirius Radio Channel 136 and XM 190.

Rushing Yards McCombs...................... 76 Ross............................... 170 Foxx................................. 12 Brown........................... 135 Whitmer.......................... -7 Reid............................... 101 Passing Yards Whitmer.......................206 Brown........................... 556 Rowe................................44 Receptions-Receiving Yards Davis..........................5-100 Long........................12-134 Phillips........................ 5-77 Diggs.......................11-277 McCombs.................. 5-18 Stinebaugh................4-44 DeLorenzo................. 1-11 King..............................3-52 Points Scored Phillips............................ 12 Brown..............................24 Christen.............................4 Brown..............................22 Parker.................................2 Diggs................................12 Total Tackles Smallwood.................... 16 Likely................................14 Melifonwu..................... 11 Robinson........................12 Mack................................ 10 Goree...............................12 Donohu.......................... 10 Cudjoe-Virgil.................10 Interceptions Melifonwu........................1 Four players.....................1 Category..................................UConn Total Offense..........................287.0 Rushing Offense....................81.0 Passing Offense.....................206.0 Passing Efficiency.................135.4 Scoring Offense.....................18.0 First Downs For......................15 Third Down Conv..................31% Turnovers-INT/FUM.............2-1/1 Total Defense.........................393.0 Rushing Defense...................201.0 Passing Defense....................192.0 Passing Eff. Defense.............152.1 Scoring Defense....................33.0 First Downs Against.............17 Third Down Defense............44% TOs Forced-INT/FUM...........1-1/0 Turnover Margin...................-1 Time of Possession...............23:37 Penalties-Yards......................5-32

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Maryland 581.5 281.5 300.0 199.8 45.0 24 42% 3-1/2 253.0 128.0 125.0 72.8 10.0 27 27% 2-1/1 +1 32:16 3-25

“THE UCONN FOOTBALL COACH’S RADIO SHOW” The UConn IMG Sports Network airs the UConn Football Coach’s Show presented by Webster Bank throughout the fall on Monday evenings at the Wood-n-Tap in Vernon, Conn. Hosted by Joe D’Ambrosio, the show is heard on WTIC NewsTalk 1080, WILI1400 AM in Willimantic and WAVZ-1300 AM in New Haven. Coach Paul Pasqualoni and other individuals associated with UConn football will participate in the hourlong show, reviewing previous games and looking forward to upcoming match-ups. The Wood-n-Tap in Vernon is located at 236 Hartford Turnpike in Vernon and fans are invited to attend to watch the show live in person. There will be ticket and prize giveaways every show. The following is the schedule for the shows this season: Sept. 9 – 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 16 – 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Sept. 23 – 6:00-7:00 p.m; Oct. 7 – 6:00-7:00 p.m.; Oct. 14 – 6:00-7:00 p.m.; Oct. 21 – 6:00-7:00 p.m.; Nov. 4 – 7:00-8:00 p.m.; Nov. 11 – 6:00-7:00 p.m.; Nov.18 – 6:00-7:00 p.m.; Nov.25 – 6:00-7:00 p.m. and Dec. 2 – 6:00-7:00 p.m.

THE GAME UCONN VS. MARYLAND HISTORY Tonight’s game is the third meeting between the two schools and each team has won a game as UConn defeated Maryland last season by a 24-21 score on Sept. 15, 2012 in College Park. Lyle McCombs and Scott McCummings each ran for TDs in the win while Nick Williams had a 58-yard punt return for the game’s first score and the Huskies led 14-7 at the half. Linebacker Yawin Smallwood was terrific for the Huskies with 14 tackles with three sacks and another one for a loss. McCombs rushed for 94 yards in the game while Chandler Whitmer was 10 of 16 for 68 yards. Maryland moved the ball to the Husky 39-yard line in the final moments of the game but lost the ball on downs with 17 seconds left to play. Perry Hills was 10 for 24 in the air for 109 yards with a TD and an interception while Stefon Diggs had three receptions for 57 yards and a TD. In the other meeting, Maryland defeated UConn by a 34-0 score in College Park to open the 1942 season for both teams on Sept. 27 . The game was played in the original Byrd Stadium. Neither the Yankee Conference nor the Atlantic Coast Conference had been formed at the time of the game. Among the UConn players were Walt Dropo, who later went on to baseball fame as the 1950 American League Rookie of the Year for the Boston Red Sox. He also played basketball and baseball at UConn. UCONN-MARYLAND CONNECTIONS Maryland head coach Randy Edsall was the head coach at UConn from 1999-2010… Maryland outside linebackers coach Lyndon Johnson is a 1992 UConn graduate and was on the Husky coaching staff from 1999-2010…Other Maryland support staff who worked at UConn are: Director of Strength and Conditioning Drew Wilson, Video Coordinator Will Brown and Executive Assistant to the Head Coach Annie Peppard… Current UConn assistant coaches Hank Hughes, Mike Foley, Darrell Perkins and Jon Wholley were all on Edsall’s staff at UConn…Pasqualoni and Edsall have coached against each other twice – last year’s game at Maryland and a 42-30 win by Syracuse and Pasqualoni over Connecticut and Edsall on October 30, 2003 in the Carrier Dome…Pasqualoni and Edsall were on the Syracuse staff together for four years – 1987-90. . .Pasqualoni was the linebackers coach at the time and Edsall was the defensive backs coach…There is one Connecticut native on the Maryland roster as freshman TE Andrew Isaacs is from Manchester… There are four Maryland natives on the UConn squad –redshirt freshman safety Jordan Floyd (Bel Air), freshman wide receiver Thomas Lucas (Silver Spring), sophomore defensive end Elijah Norris (Upper

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September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland All-Time vs. Maryland Year Result 1942 0-34 2012 24-21 All-Time: 1-1

W/L L W

H/A A A

Marlboro) and redshirt senior defensive end Tim Willman (Fulton). UCONN VS. THE ACC UConn is 5-11 all-time against active ACC members at the time of the game entering Saturday night’s showdown with Maryland after losing to North Carolina State last year and beating

Maryland. The Huskies are 2-0 against Duke (2004 and 2007), 0-3 against Georgia Tech (2002, 2004-05), 1-0 vs. Maryland (2012), 0-3 vs. North Carolina (1990, 2008, 2009), 0-2 vs. NC State (2003, 2012), 1-2 vs. Wake Forest (2003, 2006, 2007) and 1-1 vs. Virginia (2007 and 2008). The Huskies also faced present ACC members Boston College, Miami, Pittsburgh, Syracuse and Virginia Tech when they competed in the BIG EAST Conference and the Eagles in the early history of the program. UConn also played Maryland in 1942, prior to the formation of the ACC. UConn all-time series records vs. those schools are: 0-10-2 vs. BC, 1-1 vs. Maryland, 0-1 vs. Miami, 5-4 vs. Pittsburgh, 5-4 vs. Syracuse and 0-2 vs. Virginia Tech. UConn has played every current ACC school at some point in its history other than Clemson and Florida State.

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.

SQUAD NOTES HUSKIES HAVE BEEN BOWL ELIGIBLE The UConn football team has been bowl eligible four times in the past six years and in six of the past ten. 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 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.

American Standings

Houston Louisville UCF Cincinnati Rutgers SMU Memphis UConn Temple USF

Conference 1-0 1.000 0-0 0.000 0-0 0.000 0-0 0.000 0-0 0.000 0-0 0.000 0-0 0.000 0-0 0.000 0-1 0.000 0-0 0.000

Overall Streak 2-0 1.000 W2 2-0 1.000 W2 2-0 1.000 W2 1-1 0.500 L1 1-1 0.500 W1 1-1 0.500 W1 0-1 0.000 L1 0-1 0.000 L1 0-2 0.000 L2 0-2 0.000 L2

Out of Town Scoreboard Saturday, September 14 Louisville at Kentucky, 12 p.m. Eastern Michigan at Rutgers, 1 p.m. Fordham at Temple, 1 p.m. UCF at Penn State, 6 p.m. Northwestern State at Cincinnati, 7 p.m. Memphis at Middle Tennessee, 7 p.m.

Preseason Media Poll 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Louisville (28)................................................................ 298 Cincinnati (2)................................................................. 257 Rutgers............................................................................ 240 UCF................................................................................... 210 USF.................................................................................... 155 Houston.......................................................................... 134 UConn............................................................................ 131 SMU.................................................................................. 118 Temple................................................................................60 Memphis............................................................................47

(First-Place Votes in Parentheses)

Weekly Awards Offensive Player of the Week Sept. 9 -- Deontay Greenberry, WR, Houston Defensive Player of the Week Sept. 9 -- Calvin Pryor, S, Louisville Special Teams Player of the Week Sept. 9 -- JaBryce Taylor, WR, SMU

UCONN IN SEASON OPENERS UConn is now 9-3 in season openers with the loss to Towson since making the jump to then-Division I-A in 2002. UConn has won nine of its 11 season openers at Rentschler Field (2003-Indiana, 2004-Murray State, 2005-Buffalo, 2006-Rhode Island, 2008-Hofstra, 2010-Texas Southern, 2011-Fordham, 2012UMass) 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 three 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, a 30-10 loss to Michigan on Sept. 4, 2010 and the Towson loss. Overall, UConn is 52-60-2 in season openers dating back to 1896. EXPERIENCED UCONN STAFF

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September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland Pasqualoni has completed an amazingly experienced coaching staff for the year: Name Position Alma Mater Paul Pasqualoni Head Coach Penn State ‘72 George DeLeone Associate HC, OL Connecticut ‘70 Hank Hughes Def. Coordinator, DL Springfield ‘79 T.J. Weist Off. Coordinator, WRs Alabama ‘88 Kermit Buggs ST Coordinator, RBs Norfolk State ‘95 Shane Day Quarterbacks Kansas St. ‘99 Mike Foley Tight Ends Colgate ‘78 Darrell Perkins Cornerbacks Wyoming ‘90 Shane Fogarty Safeties Connecticut ‘06 Jonathan Wholley LBs, Recruiting Coordinator Connecticut ‘04 The Connecticut football staff has an extensive history of coaching college football: * There are three coaches on the staff that have served as college head coach for a total of 32 seasons: Pasqualoni, 21 seasons (UConn, 2011-12, Syracuse 1991-2004, Western Connecticut 1982-86); DeLeone, 4 seasons (Southern Connecticut 1976-79); Foley, 7 seasons (Colgate 1986-92). * There are 159 combined seasons of college coaching on the staff – DeLeone 39, Foley 34, Hughes 32, Pasqualoni 31, Perkins 11, Buggs 6, Wholley 5 and Day 1. PASQUALONI AND BIG EAST RECORDS UConn head coach Paul Pasqualoni won more BIG EAST Conference games (league contests only) than any other coach in the history of the league. Pasqualoni had 67 league wins from 1991-2004 and 2011-12 while Frank Beamer of Virginia Tech was second with 57. Pasqualoni was also first in league history in overall wins with 117 to top the mark of Beamer with 108. UCONN IN THE NATIONAL STATISTICS The following is where UConn ranked in the NCAA national statistics: Total Offense 110th at 287.0 yards per game (8th American) Rushing Offense 115th at 81.0 yards per game (10th American) Passing Offense 78th at 206.0 yards per game (8th American) Scoring Offense 100th at 18.0 ppg (7th American) Total Defense 68th at 393.0 yards per game (7th American) Rushing Defense 94th at 201.0 yards per game (10th American) Pass. Eff. Defense 100th at 152.1 rating (10th American) Scoring Defense 94th at 33.0 yards per game (8th American) Ind. Tackles Yawin Smallwood, 1st at 16.0 per game (1st in American) Rec. Yards Geremy Davis, 35th at 100.0 per game (5th American HUSKIES AND NATIONAL POLLS Connecticut has been ranked in the Associated Press poll for six weeks during its FBS history, four weeks in the USA Today poll and seven weeks in the BCS rankings. UConn was No. 25 on Dec. 5, 2010, in its only ranking of that year. The Huskies were No. 16 on Oct. 28, 2007 and Nov. 4, 2007, No. 25 on Nov. 11, 2007, No. 20 on Nov. 18, 2007 and No. 24 on Sept. 28, 2008. UCONN VS. RANKED TEAMS The game vs. Louisville Nov. 24, 2012, marked the 20th time in school history that the Huskies faced a team ranked in the Associated Press poll at the time of the game. UConn has a 2-18 record in those games with the two wins coming vs. Louisville and 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

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played the country’s top ranked team once when it traveled to Miami on Oct. 5, 2002. UCONN FOOTBALL A LEADER IN ACADEMICS The UConn football program continues to be a leader 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 Big East league schools. In 2010, the Huskies GSR was third in the Big East and within four points of the second place team in 2011, 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 released in 2012 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). UConn’s 2013 APR score of 958 was 11 points higher than the national average of public institutions. HUSKIES VS. NON-CONFERENCE FOES SINCE 2002 Connecticut boasts a 45-23 record against non-conference opponents in the regular season since making the move to the FBS in 2002. The Huskies have won 20 of their last 30 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, North Carolina State and Western Michigan in ’12 and Towson in ’13. 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), 3-2 (2012) and 0-1 (2013). HUSKIES ON THE REBOUND UConn is 34-21 in games following a loss since Oct. 26, 2002. The Huskies lost their 2012 season finale vs. Cincinnati and the record includes games over two seasons with the loss to Towson.

OFFENSE NOTES McCOMBS A DOAK WALKER CANDIDATE UConn junior running back Lyle McCombs (Staten Island, N.Y.) was named to the preseason candidate list for the 2013 Doak Walker Award, which is given to the nation’s top college running back each year by the PwC SMU Athletic Forum. He led UConn in rushing in the opening game vs. Towson with 76 yards on 17 carries. McCombs has led UConn in rushing the past two seasons with 1,151 yards in 2011 and was named a Freshman All-American by the Football Writers Association of America and a Second

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September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland Team All-BIG EAST pick. He was the second-leading freshman rusher in the country in ‘11. Last year, he led the Huskies with 860 yards on 243 carries. He is fourth in career carries at UConn with 535 and fifth in net yards per game at 87.0. McCombs also has two of the top six single-season marks in rushing carries. McCombs has nine 100-yard rushing games over the past two-plus seasons. WHITMER BACK AT QB UConn junior quarterback Chandler Whitmer (Newnan, Ga.) returns for his second year as the Husky starter. His 2,503 yards of total offense last year with eighth in school single-season history while his 208 completions was seventh. Whitmer’s 2,664 passing yards was fifth. He was 16 of 28 in the air for 206 yards, two TDs and one interception vs. Towson in the opener. Whitmer enrolled at Connecticut for the spring 2012 semester and participated in spring practice. 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. DAVIS, SHAK LEAD RECEIVERS UConn redshirt junior Geremy Davis (Lawrenceville, Ga.) was one of three Husky receivers to have five receptions in the opener vs. Towson as he had 100 yards of reception – which was the second 100-yard game of his career as he had 123 vs. Western Michigan (Sept. 22) last season. Redshirt junior Shakim Phillips (Paterson, N.J.) also had five receptions and two TD receptions giving him three for his career. The TD receptions were 31-yards and 21-yards. McCombs also had five receptions in the game – for 18 yards.

DEFENSE NOTES GAWDY DEFENSIVE NUMBERS IN 2012 The UConn defense established itself as one of the top units in college football last season in 2012. UConn was ninth in total defense (309.92 yards per game), seventh in rushing defense (97.92 yards per game), 15th in tackles for loss (7.33 per game), 18th in sacks (2.75 per game), 36th in pass defense (212.00 yards per game) and 19th in scoring defense (19.83 points per game). UConn leads the BIG EAST in total defense, rushing defense, pass defense and sacks. UConn gave up just 36 points in the first quarter of games last year (field goal by WMU, TD vs. Buffalo, two FG by Rutgers, two FG by Syracuse. TD by USF, TD by Cincinnati) and gave up only 33 first quarter first downs. The Huskies have now given up just 43 points in the past 12 games in the first quarter, including the opener vs. Towson in ’13. SMALLWOOD NAMED TO WATCH LISTS UConn junior linebacker Yawin Smallwood (Worcester, Mass.) was named to virtually every defensive award preseason Watch List for the 2013 season. He was named to the lists for the: Walter Camp Football Foundation Player of the Year, the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and the Bednarik Award -- both are given to the top defensive player in the country – and also named to the lists for the Butkus Award that honors the nation’s best linebacker. Smallwood was a first team All-BIG EAST selection in 2012 and led

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September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland the Huskies in tackles with 120 and was second in tackles for a loss with 15. He had four sacks and two forced fumbles. Smallwood was tied for 20th in the country in tackles per game (10.0) and was third in the BIG EAST. Smallwood has played in all 24 UConn games over the past two seasons and has 214 career tackles with 5.5 sacks and 17.5 TFLs. He led UConn in tackles in the opener vs. Towson with 16 and is ranked fourth in the country and first in the American in that category.

SPECIAL TEAMS NOTES CHRISTEN ON FG STREAK Redshirt senior kicker Chad Christen (Etters, Pa.) connected on three field goals in the win over Louisville on Nov. 24, 2012, including the winning 30-yarder in the third overtime. His other field goals were 39 yards in the first quarter and a 37-yarder in the first overtime. Dating back to the Syracuse game on October 19, 2012 and including the Towson game, he has made eight-straight FG attempts. He missed the ’12 season finale vs. Cincinnati due to injury WAGNER ALREADY IN THE BOOK UConn redshirt senior Cole Wagner (York, Pa.) has already established himself as a top performer in the UConn record books. Wagner is in his third season as the regular UConn punter and was a Second Team All-Big East selection in 2011. He is now second in UConn career history in punting average (min. 80 punts) with a 40.9 average, while the leader is Desi Cullen (2006-09) with 41.1. Wagner is second in career number of punts (243) and second in career yardage (9,947).

dium play. The ticket for the Towson game featured quarterback Dan Orlovsky and the Opening Day Game, a 34-10 win over Indiana on Aug. 30, 2003. 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. The Huskies have sold out 29 of their first 63 dates at Rentschler Field. UConn has played to 96.2-pct. of capacity all-time there, drawing 2,425,342 fans, or an average of 38,497 per game. FRIENDLY RENTSCHLER FIELD 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 and was 3-3 in ’12. The seven home wins in 2007 set a school record for a single season which was previously set in 2004. UConn stands at 45-17 all-time at Rentschler Field including a 25-8 mark in non-conference games.

Consecutive Years of Returning a Kickoff/ Punt for a Touchdown 1.

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FIU

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Ohio State

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11. Southern Cal

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STADIUM/ATTENDANCE NOTES RENTSCHLER FIELD The Huskies moved into brand new Rentschler Field in East Hartford for the 2003 season and UConn will mark the 10th Anniversary of the stadium in 2013 with a number of special events and promotions, including the 2013 game tickets, which features a great moment in Rentschler Field history on each one. The ticket for the Maryland game features Alfred Fincher and UConn’s 22-20 win over Duke in 2004, the second year of sta-

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September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland Tracking the Opponents Towson (2-0) This Week: vs. Delaware State Next Week: at NC Central Maryland (2-0) This Week: at UConn Next Week: vs. West Virginia Michigan (2-0) This Week: vs. Akron Next Week: at UConn Buffalo (0-2) This Week: vs. Stony Brook Next Week: Bye USF (0-2) This Week: vs. FAU Next Week: Bye Cincinnati (1-1) This Week: vs. N’Western St. Next Week: at Miami (Ohio) UCF (2-0) This Week: at Penn State Next Week: Bye Louisville (2-0) This Week: at Kentucky Next Week: vs. FIU SMU (1-1) This Week: Bye Next Week: at Texas A&M Temple (0-2. 0-1 American) This Week: vs. Fordham Next Week: Bye Rutgers (1-1) This Week: vs. Eastern Michigan Next Week: vs. Arkansas Memphis (0-1) This Week: at Middle Tennessee Next Week: vs. Arkansas State

Future UConn Non-Conference Games 2013: August 29, Towson; September 14, Maryland; September 21, Michigan; September 28, at Buffalo. 2014: August 28, BYU; September 6, Stony Brook; September 13, Boise State; November 8, at Army (Yankee Stadium). 2015: September 5, Villanova; September 12, Army; September 26, Tennessee; October 31, at BYU. 2016: September 3, at Tennessee; September 17, Virginia. 2017: September 16, at Virginia. 2018: September 8, at Boise State.

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September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland Huskies in the Pros National Football League Player

Pos.

Current Team

2013 Highlights

Career Highlights

Will Beatty

OT

New York Giants

One start

Tyvon Branch

SS

Oakland Raiders

Five tackles, one sack vs. Colts in season opener

446 tackles, four INTS and seven sacks in six years, all with Raiders

Donald Brown

RB

Indianapolis Colts

--

1,840 rushing yards and 11 TDs in four seasons, all with Colts

Darius Butler

CB

Indianapolis Colts

One tackle vs. Raiders

Marcus Easley

WR

Buffalo Bills

Dwayne Gratz

CB

Jacksonville Jaguars

Ryan Griffin

TE

Houston Texans

Danny Lansanah

LB

New York Jets

Robert McClain

CB

Atlanta Falcons

Kashif Moore

WR

Pittsburgh Steelers

--

Signed by PIT in January

Sio Moore

LB

Oakland Raiders

--

Third round pick in 2013

Dan Orlovsky

QB

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

--

2,931 yards and 14 TDs in eight seasons with four teams

Kendall Reyes

DE

San Diego Chargers

--

5.5 sacks in rookie season

Anthony Sherman

FB

Kansas City Chiefs

Mike Smith

WR

Houston Texans

Donald Thomas

OG

Indianapolis Colts

Jordan Todman

RB

Nick Williams

32 starts in 51 games, six seasons all with Giants

122 tackles,seven INTs in five years with IND, CAR and NE

--

37.5 KOR Average

Three tackles vs. Chiefs

Three tackles in first season

--

Sixth round pick in 2013

Member of practice squad

Two tackles in five games

10 tackles, 1 PBU vs. Saints

87 tackles, 12 PBUs and one INT in four years

4 receptions, 44 yards vs. Jaguars --

137receptions for 155 yards in 29 games, 11 starts in three years with Cardinals and Chiefs Signed as UDFA in 2013

One start

22 starts in 44 games with MIA, NE and DET

Jacksonville Jaguars

20 rec. yards vs. Chiefs

10 rushing yards, 22 rec. yards

WR

Washington Redskins

Member of practice squad

Signed as UDFA in 2013

Trevardo Williams

LB

Houston Texans

--

Fourth round pick 2013

Blidi Wreh-Wilson

CB

Tennessee Titans

--

Third round pick in 2013

Lawrence Wilson

LB

Chicago Bears

--

Sixth round pick in 2011

Player

Pos.

Current Team

Martin Bedard

LS

John Delahunt

TE

Larry Taylor Julius Williams

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Canadian Football League 2013 Highlights

Career Highlights

Montreal Alouettes

One STT

36 STT, one FR

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Two TDs

43 receiving yards, two TDs

WR/ KR

Calgary Stampeders

Seven catches for 60 yards

333 receiving yards, 126 rushing yards, 21.5 KOR average

DE

British Columbia Lions

One sack

26 tackles, eight sacks

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September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland 2013 Game-By-Game Starters Connecticut Offense Game Towson

WR

WR

LT

LG

C

Davis

Phillips

Bennett

Greene

Mateas

RG

RT

TE

QB

Cruz Hemingway McQuillan Whitmer

FB

TB

Walsh

McCombs

S

CB

Maryland Michigan at Buffalo USF at Cincinnati at UCF at SMU at Temple Rutgers Memphis

Connecticut defense Game Towson

DE Joseph

DT

DT

DE

SLB

MLB

Stephen Campenni Willman Donohue Smallwood

WLB

CB

Stewart

Mack

S

Brown Melifonwu Jones

Maryland Michigan at Buffalo USF at Cincinnati at UCF at SMU at Temple Rutgers Memphis

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Name Bradley, Dhameer Stewart, Graham Taylor, Kivon Stevenson, David* Foxx, Deshon DeBerry, Chris Williams, Jhavon Green, John Phillips, Shakim* Abrams, Kamal Stapleton, Cameron Whitmer, Chandler* Hadley, Javon McCummings, Scott** Cochran, Casey Christen, Chad** Boyle, Tim Brown, Ty-Meer** Sallquist, Liam Jones, Byron** Puyol, Bobby Ecke, Michael Marder, Ellis Melifonwu, Obi Williams, Joseph Adams, Andrew* Lee, Wilbert* Thomas, Noel Hyppolite, Martin* Marriner, Joshua Clark, Tyree Floyd, Jordan Mack, Taylor** Stevens, Jalen Ashiru, Jefferson* Smallwood, Yawin** Clax, Jazzmar Taylor, Zach Walsh, Matt Claflin, Jeremy Joseph, Junior Battles-Santos, Brendan Steg, Brandon* Wain, Justin McCombs, Lyle** DeLorenzo, Max Norris, Elijah Vann, Marquise* Frank, Reuben** McQuillan, Sean Bullock, Tyler* Murphy, Samuel Willman, Tim* Donohue, Ryan* Knappe, Andreas Stephens, Omaine Hicks, Jon Pruitt, Angelo* Ormsby, Cole Vechery, Brendan Stephen, Shamar** Samra, Tyler Basilica, Jacob Hopkins, Thomas Cruz, Gus* Manco, Dominick Mueller, Adam** Paull, Bryan Greene, Steve** Bockeloh, Kyle Levy, Richard Bennett, Jimmy* Mateas, Alex* Nwokeji, Paul Hemingway, Xavier Rugg, Zach Friend, Kevin** Gifford, Dalton Schafenacker, Kyle Myers, Tommy Guardi, Frank Thompson, Quinn Lemelle, Brian Davis, Geremy* Wagner, Cole*** Wengryn, Ryan Lucas, Thomas Holines, Sha-Ki Vitale, Nick Campenni, Julian* Joseph, Jesse*** Boland, Michael Myers, Mikal Fatukasi, Folorunso Harrison, Rick Adeyemi, Kenton Parker, Spencer* McBryde, B.J.* Feagles, Blake Marinan, Sean

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Wt. 168 236 197 170 172 180 191 178 209 186 214 193 159 257 226 188 212 201 245 191 176 173 195 208 200 199 207 183 217 192 185 214 175 216 233 236 239 207 227 199 262 250 228 195 175 207 238 232 246 237 316 266 267 238 296 220 236 297 248 318 313 299 288 307 309 217 218 304 308 293 308 307 315 283 272 301 317 296 290 237 182 229 160 215 211 164 195 256 174 298 262 248 295 296 181 266 228 318 193 271

Pos. WR LB QB CB WR QB CB WR WR WR DE QB CB WR-QB QB K/P QB S TE CB K QB CB S TB S S WR RB RB CB S CB DE LB LB FB LB FB S LB DE LB P RB RB DE LB DE TE OG OL DE LB DL LB LB DT DE OL DT OG OL OT OG LS LS C OG C OT OT OG OT OT OG OT OT G TE WR TE WR WR P K WR DL WR DT DE TE DT DL K-P DT TE DE P-WR DE

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Hometown/HS/Prep New Castle, Del./Eastern Christian Acad. Durham, Conn./Florida/Xavier Atlanta, Ga./Grady Stone Mountain, Ga./ Stephenson Lynchburg, Va./ Brookville Torrington, Conn./Torrington/Bowling Green Wellington, Fla./Palm Beach Central Miami, Fla./Felix Varela Paterson, N.J./ Boston College/DePaul Catholic Dover, Del./Dover Staten Island, N.Y./Poley Prep County Day Newnan, Ga./Downers Grover (Ill.) South/Butler CC Miami, Fla./Miami Palmetta Natick, Mass./ Natick Monroe, Conn./ Masuk Etters, Pa./ Red Lane Middlefield, Conn./Xavier McKeesport, Pa./ McKeesport Cincinnati, Ohio/Oak Hills New Britain, Conn./ St. Paul (Bristol) North Palm Beach, Fla./Dwyer Cheshire, Conn./Cheshire Windermere, Fla./Lake Highland Prep South Grafton, Mass./Grafton Allentown, Pa./ Emmaus Fayetteville, Ga./ Woodward Academy Brooklyn, N.Y./ Boys and Girls Norwalk, Conn./St. Luke’s School Wakefield, Mass./ Wakefield Chesapeake, Va./Western Branch Tampa, Fla./ Alonso Bel Air, Md./Loyola Blakefield Powder Springs, Ga./ The Lovett School Goose Creek, S.C./Goose Creek Powder Springs, Ga./ McEachern Worcester, Mass./ Doherty Freehold, N.J./Neptune Rancho Santa Fe, Calif./Torrey Pines Madison, Conn./Daniel Hand West Hartford, Conn./ Conard Sinking Springs, Pa./Wilson Westlawn Eastham, Mass./Nauset Regional Coral Springs, Fla./ J.P. Taravella Wilmington, N.C./Eugene Ashley Staten Island, N.Y./ St. Joseph By The Sea Berlin, Conn./ Berlin Upper Marlboro, Md./Archbishop Carroll Cincinnati, Ohio/ Fairfield Senior Poughkeepsie, N.Y./ Poughkeepsie Glastonbury, Conn./ Avon (Conn.) Old Farms Mechanicsburg, Pa./ Mechanicsburg Fairfield, Conn./Fairfield Ludlowe Fulton, Md./ Reservoir Montvale, N.J./St. Joseph Regional/Maryland Silkeborg, Denmark/Handelsskolen Silkeborg East Orange, N.J./East Orange Campus Palmyra, Pa./Palmyra Cincinnati, Ohio/ North College Hill Windsor, Conn./Windsor Ashburn, Va./Broad Run Brookville, N.Y./ Long Island Lutheran Wycoff, N.J./Don Bosco Oakdale, Conn, Conn/ Montville Hawthorne, N.Y./Westlake Manchester, N.H./ Kimball Union Academy Lagrangeville, N.Y./ Arlington Park Ridge, Ill./ Maine Township South Parkland, Fla./ M. Stoneman Douglas Ebensburg, Pa./ Bishop Carroll Houston, Texas/ Cypress Creek Trenton, N.J./Trenton West Alexandria, Va./ West Potomac Ottawa, Ont./Ottawa Sooners/Penn State Randolph, Mass./ Thayer Academy Powder Springs, Ga./ McEachern Windber, Pa./Bishop McCort Warrentown, Va./ Faquier Fairhaven, Mass./ Bridgton (Maine) Academy Cooper City, Fla./St. Thomas Aquinas Coventry, Conn./Coventry New Fairfield, Conn./New Fairfield Edinboro, Pa./General McLane Harrisburg, Pa./Wilson Westlawn Lawrenceville, Ga./ Norcross York, Pa./ York Suburban Warwick, N.Y./ Warwick Valley Silver Springs, Md./Paint Branch Springfield, Mass./Commerce Higganum, Conn./Daniel Hand/Stony Brook West Pittson, Pa./ Wyoming Area Laval, Que./ Vanier Prep Dunmore, Pa./Dunmore Newburgh, N.Y./Newburgh Free Academy Far Rockaway, N.Y./Beach Channel Old Lyme, Conn./Lyme-Old Lyme Wethersfield, Conn./ Fork Union (VA) Newington, Conn./Newington/Lasell College Beaver Falls, Pa./ Beaver Falls Ridgewood, N.J./Ridgewood Higganum, Conn./Xavier

2013 University of Connecticut Football Game Notes

Head Coach Paul Pasqualoni (Penn State, ’72) Assoc. Head Coach/Offensive Line George DeLeone (Connecticut, ’70) Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Line Hank Hughes (Springfield, ’79) Offensive Coordinator/Wide Receivers T.J. Weist (Alabama, ’88) Special Teams/Running Backs Kermit Buggs (Norfolk State, ’95) Quarterbacks Shane Day (Kansas State, ’99) Safeties Shane Fogarty (Connecticut, ’06) Tight Ends Mike Foley (Colgate, ’78) Cornerbacks Darrell Perkins (Wyoming, ’90) Linebackers/Recruiting Cordinator Jon Wholley (Connectictut, ’04) Graduate Assistants Offense: Michael Digman (Missouri, ’07) Defense: Jordan Orlovsky (Miami, ’09) Jon Guynes (Lehigh, ’05) Doug Shearer (UConn, ’13) Director of Football Administration Tim Pendergast (Cortland State, ’80) Strength & Conditioning Coord.: Jerry Martin (Syracuse, 1978) Recruiting Assistant: Dave Wilczewski (Connecticut, 2008) Dir. of Alumni and Community Affairs: Andy Baylock (Central Connecticut, 1960) Football Equipment Manager: Chris Stasaitis (Connecticut, 2001) Head Athletic Trainer: Bob Howard, MA, ATC (Connecticut, 1988) Team Physician: Dr. Jeffrey Anderson, MD (North Park, 1986)

Kenton Adeyemi - Ken-ten ADD-a-YEM-ee Kyle Bockeloh - BOCH-ah-low Dhameer Bradley - Dah-mear Ty-Meer Brown - tie-MEER Folorunso Fatukasi - Fah-too-kasi Sha-ki Holines - sh-key hough-lynn-es Martin Hyppolite- HIP-o-light Andreas Knappe -nap Brian Lemelle - le-mel Sean Marinan - Maar-i-NAN Obi Melifonwu - Melon-FON-wuh Alex Mateas - Ma-TEY-as Mikal Meyers - Michael Paul Nwokeji - Who-cage-E Shakim Phillips- Shah-KIM Kyle Schafenacker - shaff-a-nacker Yawin Smallwood - yah-win Shamar Stephen -STEF-an Brandon Steg - stegg Kivon Taylor- key-ven Jhavon Williams - Ja-VON *- indicates letters earned

Pronunciations

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2013 UConn Football Coaching Staff

2013 UConn Football Numerical Roster

September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland

September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland

2013 UConn Football Two-Deep (as of September 9, 2013)

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

72 78 69 60 73 50 65 79 77 75 49 96 85 4 36 34 10 14 12 43 44 8 7

offense

Jimmy Bennett (RSr., 6-9, 309) Dalton Gifford (RSo., 6-5, 296) Steve Greene (RSr., 6-5, 308) Tyler Samra (So., 6-2, 299) Alex Mateas (RJr., 6-4, 315) Tyler Bullock (RSr., 6-4, 316) Gus Cruz (RJr., 6-4, 309) Kyle Shafenacker (Fr., 6-3, 290) Kevin Friend (RSr., 6-6, 317) Xavier Hemingway (RSo., 6-5, 272) Sean McQuillan (RSo., 6-4, 237) Spencer Parker (RSr., 6-4, 228) Geremy Davis (RJr., 6-3, 215) Deshon Foxx (Jr., 5-10, 172) Matt Walsh (Fr., 6-0, 227) Jazzmar Clax (RFr., 5-11, 239) Chandler Whitmer (RJr., 6-1, 193) Tim Boyle (Fr., 6-4, 212) OR Casey Cochran (RFr., 6-1, 226) Lyle McCombs (RJr., 5-8, 175) Max DeLorenzo (RSo., 6-0, 207) Shakim Phillips (RJr., 6-2, 209) John Green (RFr., 5-11, 177)

DE: DT: DT: DE: LB: LB: LB: CB: S: S: CB:

91 56 90 92 59 97 51 47 2 32 52 41 33 46 16 13 20 19 15 23 29 6

defense

Jesse Joseph (RSr., 6-3, 262) Angelo Pruitt (RJr., 6-3 297) Julian Campenni (RSo., 6-0, 298) Mikal Myers (RFr., 6-0, 295) Shamar Stephen (RSr., 6-5, 317) B.J. McBryde (RJR., 6-5, 318) Tim Willman (RSr., 6-4, 267) Reuben Frank (RJr, 6-3, 246) Graham Stewart (RSo., 6-2, 236) Jefferson Ashiru (RSo., 6-2, 233) Ryan Donohue (RSr., 6-0, 238) Brandon Steg (RJr., 6-2, 228) Yawin Smallwood (RJr., 6-4, 236) Marquise Vann (RSo, 6-0, 232) Byron Jones (RJr., 6-1, 191) Tyree Clark (RSo., 5-10, 185) Obi Melifonwu (RFr., 6-4, 208) Ellis Marder (RFr., 6-1, 195) Ty-Meer Brown (RJr., 6-0, 201) Wilbert Lee (RSo., 6-1, 207) Taylor Mack (Sr., 5-9, 175) Jhavon Williams (RFr., 5-11, 191)

special teams K: P: HL:

13 17 86 42 86 42

Chad Christen (RSr., 6-1, 188) Bobby Puyol (So., 5-10, 176) Cole Wagner (RSr., 6-3, 211) Justin Wain (RFr., 6-3, 195) Cole Wagner (RSr., 6-3, 211) Justin Wain (RFr., 6-3, 195)

KR: PR: LS:

8 4 84 29 67 66

Shakim Phillips (RJr., 6-2, 209) Deshon Foxx (Jr., 5-10, 172) Brian Lemelle (Fr., 5’10, 160) Taylor Mack (Sr., 5-9, 175) Adam Mueller (RJr., 6-1, 218) Dominick Manco (RSo., 6-0, 217)

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September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland 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.: Wayne Warren (25), Rutgers, Oct. 6, 2012 FUMBLE RETURN FOR A TOUCHDOWN By UConn: Kendall Reyes (9), vs. Rutgers, Nov. 26, 2011 By Opp.: Desmond Bozeman (53), W. Michigan, Sep. 22, 2012 30-PLUS CARRIES By UConn: Lyle McCombs (32), vs. USF, Oct. 15, 2011 By Opp.: Terrance West (36), Towson, Aug. 29, 2013 100 YARDS RUSHING By UConn: Lyle McCombs (133), at Louisville, Nov. 24, 2012 By Opp.: Terrance West (156), Towson, Aug. 29, 2013 150 YARDS RUSHING By UConn: Lyle McCombs (152), vs. Syracuse, Nov. 5, 2011 By Opp.: Terrance West (156), Towson, Aug. 29, 2013 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.: Sterlin Phifer, Towson, Aug. 29, 2013 5­0-PLUS PASSING ATTEMPTS By UConn: Dan Orlovsky (51), at Syracuse, Oct. 30, 2004 By Opp.: Alex Carder (51), Western Michigan, Oct. 1, 2011 300 YARDS PASSING By UConn: Chandler Whitmer (333), at W. Michigan, Sep. 22, 2012 By Opp.: Teddy Bridgewater (331), Louisville, Nov. 24, 2012 400 YARDS PASSING By UConn: Dan Orlovsky (445), at Syracuse, Oct. 30, 2004 By Opp.: Tino Sunseri (419), Pittsburgh, Oct. 26, 2011

100 YARDS RECEIVING By UConn: Geremy Davis (100), vs. Towson, Aug. 29, 2013 By Opp.: Alec Lemon (166), Syracuse, Oct. 19, 2012 150 YARDS RECEIVING By UConn: Marcus Easley (157), vs. West Virginia, Oct. 24, 2009 By Opp.: Alec Lemon (166), Syracuse, Oct. 19, 2012 200 YARDS RECEIVING By UConn: Dak Newton (222), vs. Villanova, Oct. 5, 1996 By Opp.: Brandon Coleman (223), Rutgers, Nov. 26, 2011 TWO RECEIVING TOUCHDOWNS By UConn: Shakim Phillips (2), vs. Towson, Aug. 29, 2013 By Opp.: DeVante Parker (2), Louisville, Nov. 24, 2012 THREE-PLUS RECEIVING TOUCHDOWNS By UConn: Dak Newton (3), vs. Villanova, Oct. 5, 1996 By Opp.: Ed Young (3), Buffalo, Sept. 25, 2010 70-YARD PUNT By UConn: Chris Pavasaris (74), at Louisville, Dec. 2, 2006 By Opp.: Tyson Beattie (71), Indiana, Sept. 23, 2006 MADE A 50-PLUS YARD FIELD GOAL By UConn: Chad Christen (50), at USF, Nov. 3, 2012 By Opp.: Maikon Bonani (50), USF, Nov. 3, 2012 THREE FIELD GOALS By UConn: Chad Christen (3), vs. Massachusetts, Aug. 30, 2012 By Opp.: Ross Krautman (4), Syracuse, Oct. 19, 2012 FOUR FIELD GOALS By UConn: Dave Teggart (4), at Cincinnati, Dec. 3, 2011 By Opp.: Ross Krautman (4), Syracuse, Oct. 19, 2012 TWO SACKS By UConn: By Opp.:

THREE-PLUS SACKS By UConn: Trevardo Williams (3.0), at Louisville, Nov. 24, 2012 By Opp.: Anthony Hoke (3), Cincinnati, Nov. 10, 2007 TWO INTERCEPTIONS By UConn: Jerome Junior (2), vs. Buffalo, Sept. 25, 2010 By Opp.: Phillip Thomas (2), Syracuse, Nov. 5, 2011 THREE-PLUS INTERCEPTIONS By UConn: Darius Butler (3), at Army, Oct. 1, 2005 By Opp.: Derek Carter (3), Maine, Oct. 14, 1995

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

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Trevardo Williams (3.0), at Louisville, Nov. 24, 2012 Dani Giordano (2.0), Cincinnati, Dec. 1, 2012

2013 University of Connecticut Football Game Notes

September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland The Last Time a Team... BLOCKED PUNT By UConn: vs. Massachusetts, Aug. 30, 2012 (Taylor Mack block of Jeff Strait) By Opp.: Pittsburgh, December 6, 2008 (Michael Toerper block of Desi Cullen)

90-PLUS OFFENSIVE PLAYS By UConn: 91, vs. Pittsburgh, Nov. 11, 2006 By Opp.: 93, Louisville, Nov. 24, 2012 500 YARDS OF TOTAL OFFENSE By UConn: 501, at West Virginia, Oct. 24, 2009 By Opp.: 502, Syracuse, Oct. 19, 2012

BLOCKED FIELD GOAL By UConn: at Rutgers, Oct. 6, 2012 (Shamar Stephen block of Kyle Federico) By Opp.: vs. Temple, Oct. 13, 2012 (Deon Miller block of Chad Christen)

600 YARDS OF TOTAL OFFENSE By UConn: 600, vs. Liberty, Sept. 10, 2005 By Opp.: 711, Cincinnati, Nov. 7, 2009

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

TEN-PLUS PUNTS By UConn: 10, at Louisville, Nov. 24, 2012 By Opp.: 10, Rutgers, Oct. 31, 2009

100-YARD RECEIVER AND A 300-YARD PASSER By UConn: at W. Michigan, Sep. 22, 2012 (Geremy Davis and Chandler Whitmer) By Opp.: West Virginia, Oct. 8, 2011 (Stedman Bailey, Ivan McCartney, and Geno Smith)

ZERO PUNTS By UConn: By Opp.:

at Syracuse, Oct. 30, 2004 unknown (records available since 1961)

SUCCESSFUL ONSIDE KICK By UConn: vs. Louisville, Nov. 19, 2011 By Opp.: Buffalo, Sep. 29, 2012

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

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

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

MADE TWO-POINT CONVERSION By UConn: vs. Towson, Aug. 29, 2013 (Chandler Whitmer pass to Spencer Parker) By Opp.: Pittsburgh, Oct. 10, 2009 (Bill Stull pass to Cedric McGee)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

LESS THAN 50 YARDS RUSHING By UConn: 43, at USF, Nov. 3, 2012 By Opp.: 27, Louisville, Nov. 24, 2012 ATTEMPTED 50-PLUS PASSES By UConn: 56, vs. Rutgers, Oct. 31, 2009 By Opp.: 65, Louisville, Nov. 24, 2012 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: 92, at Louisville, Nov. 24, 2012 By Opp.: 96, Syracuse, Nov. 15, 2008

SCORED ON FIRST PLAY FROM SCRIMMAGE By UConn: at Wake Forest, Nov. 15, 2003 (O’Neil Wilson 55 pass from Dan Orlovsky) By Opp.: USF, Oct. 7, 2006 (Matt Grothe 16 run) WON ON THE FINAL SNAP OF REGULATION (NOT OT) By UConn: UConn 29, South Florida 27, Dec. 5, 2009 (Dave Teggart Field Goal) By Opp.: Pittsburgh 24, UConn 21, Oct. 10, 2009 (Dan Hutchins field goal) OVERTIME WIN By UConn: UConn 23, Louisville 20, Nov. 24, 2012 By Opp.: Temple 17, UConn 14, Oct. 13, 2012

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September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland Offensive Career Highs KAMAL ABRAMS • JR • WR • #9 Most Rushing Yards: 2, vs. Rutgers, 11/26/11 Longest Run: 2, vs. Rutgers, 11/26/11 GEREMY DAVIS • JR • WR • #85 Most Receptions: 9, at W. Michigan, 9/22/12 Most Rec. Yards: 123, at W. Michigan, 9/22/12 Longest Reception: 37, at Syracuse, 10/1912

Joseph Williams • SO • RB • #21 Most Carries: 3, vs. Temple, 10/13/12 Most Rush Yards: 6, vs. Temple, 10/13/12 Longest Run: 4, vs. Temple, 10/13/12

MAX DeLORENZO • SO • RB • #44 Most Carries: 23, vs. Temple, 10/13/12 Most Rush Yards: 91, vs. Temple, 10/13/12 Longest Run: 20, vs. Temple, 10/13/12 DESHON FOXX • JR • WR • #4 Most Carries: 2, vs. Fordham, 9/3/11 Most Rush Yards: 13, vs. Fordham, 9/3/11 Longest Run: 12, vs. Towson, 8/29/13 Longest Kickoff Return: 26, at West Virginia, 10/8/11 MARTIN HYPPOLITE • JR • RB • #25 Most Carries: 6, vs. Buffalo, 9/29/12 Most Rush Yards: 60, vs. Buffalo, 9/29/12 Longest Run: 50, vs. Buffalo, 9/29/12 LYLE MCCOMBS • JR • 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 SCOTT McCUMMINGS • JR • QB • #11 Most Passing Yards: 55, vs. Fordham, 9/3/11 Most Passing Attempts: 3, vs. Iowa State, 9/16/11 Longest pass: 55, vs. Fordham, 9/3/11 Most Carries: 13, vs. Syracuse, 11/5/11 Most Rushing Yards: 59, vs. Syracuse, 11/5/11 Longest Run: 25, at USF, 11/3/12 Most Rushing TDs: 2, 2x, last vs. Rutgers, 11/26/11 SHAKIM PHILLIPS • JR • #8 Most Receptions: 7, 2x, last vs. Cincinnati, 12/1/12 Most Rec. Yards: 100, vs. Temple, 10/13/12 Most Rec. TDs: 2, vs. Towson, 8/29/13 Longest Reception: 31, vs. Towson, 8/29/13 CHANDLER WHITMER • JR • QB • #10 Most Passing Yards: 333, at W. Michigan, 9/22/12 Most Passing Attempts: 44, at W. Michigan, 9/22/12 Most Completions: 28 , at W. Michigan, 9/22/12 Longest Pass: 42, vs. Temple, 10/13/12 Most Passing TDs: 3 , at W. Michigan, 9/22/12 Most Rushing Yards: 17, at Maryland, 9/15/12 Longest Run: 23, at Maryland, 9/15/12

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September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland Defensive Career Highs ANDREW ADAMS • SO • S • #22 Most Tackles: 5, 2x, last at W. Michigan, 9/22/12 TY-MEER BROWN • JR • S • #15 Most Tackles: 10, at Syracuse, 10/1912 Most TFL: 1.0, at Cincinnati, 12/3/11 Most PBU: 3, vs. Rutgers, 11/26/11 Longest Int. Return: 48, at West Virginia, 10/8/11

YAWIN SMALLWOOD • JR • LB • #33 Most Tackles: 16, vs. Towson, 8/29/13 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 GRAHAM STEWART • SO • LB • #2 Most Tackles: 8, vs. Towson, 8/29/13

JULIAN CAMPENNI • SO • DT • #90 Most Tackles: 3, vs. Towson, 8/29/13

BRANDON STEG • JR • LB • #41 Most Tackles: 3, 2x, last at Louisville, 11/24/112

RYAN DONOHUE • SR • LB • #52 Most Tackles: 10, vs. Towson, 8/29/13

SHAMAR STEPHEN • SR • DT • #59 Most Tackles: 7, vs. Towson, 8/29/13

BYRON JONES • JR • DB • #16 Most Tackles: 13, vs. Temple, 10/13/12 Most PBU: 4, at West Virginia, 10/8/11 Longest Fumble Return: 10, vs. USF, 10/15/11

DAVID STEVENSON • FR • CB • #3 Most Tackles: 2, vs. Towson, 8/29/13

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

TIM WILLMAN • SR • DE • #51 Most Tackles: 7, vs. Towson, 8/29/13 Most TFL: 1.5, vs. Towson, 8/29/13

TAYLOR MACK • SR • CB • #29 Most Tackles: 10, vs. Towson, 8/29/13 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 OBI MELIFONWU • FR • S • #20 Most Tackles: 11, vs. Towson, 8/29/13 Most TFL: 1.5, vs. Towson, 8/29/13 Most PBU: 1, vs. Towson, 8/29/13 Elijah Norris • SO • DE • #45 Most Tackles: 2, vs. Buffalo, 9/29/12 ANGELO PRUITT • JR • DL • #56 Most Tackles: 5, vs. Buffalo, 9/29/12

Special Teams Career Highs CHAD CHRISTEN • SR • K • #13 Most FG Made: 3, 2x, last at Louisville 11/24/12 Most FG Attempts: 4, vs. Temple, 10/13/12 Longest FG Made: 50, at USF, 11/3/12 Most PATs: 4, vs. Massachusetts, 8/30/12 BOBBY PUYOL • SO • K • #17 Most FG Made: 1, vs. Cincinnati, 12/1/12 Most FG Attempts: 1, vs. Cincinnati, 12/1/12 Longest FG Made: 40, vs. Cincinnati, 12/1/12 Most PATs: 2, vs. Cincinnati, 12/1/12 COLE WAGNER • SR • P • #86 Most Punts: Longest Punt: Longest Punt Average: Most Punts In20:

11, at Rutgers, 10/8/10 66, at Michigan, 9/4/10 53.2, at USF, 12/4/10 5, vs. Buffalo, 9/29/12

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September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland Connecticut Team Statistics Record: All Games Conference Non-Conference Date August 29, 2013

Overall 0-1 0-0 0-1

Home 0-1 0-0 0-1

Away 0-0 0-0 0-0

Opponent vs. Towson

Neutral 0-0 0-0 0-0 W/L L

Score 18-33

Attend. 30,689

TEAM STATISTICS UCONN OPP --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------SCORING 18 33 Points Per Game 18.0 33.0 FIRST DOWNS 15 18 Rushing 3 9 Passing 9 8 Penalty 3 1 RUSHING YARDAGE 84 206 Yards gained rushing 112 218 Yards lost rushing 28 12 Rushing Attempts 28 50 Average Per Rush 3.0 4.1 Average Per Game 84.0 206.0 TDs Rushing 0 4 PASSING YARDAGE 206 192 Comp-Att-Int 16-28-1 13-20-1 Average Per Pass 7.4 9.6 Average Per Catch 12.9 14.8 Average Per Game 206.0 192.0 TDs Passing 2 1 TOTAL OFFENSE 290 398 Total Plays 56 70 Average Per Play 5.2 5.7 Average Per Game 290.0 398.0 KICK RETURNS: #-Yards 6-110 3-64 PUNT RETURNS: #-Yards 2-2 0-0 INT RETURNS: #-Yards 1-0 1-0 KICK RETURN AVERAGE 18.3 21.3 PUNT RETURN AVERAGE 1.0 0.0 INT RETURN AVERAGE 0.0 0.0 FUMBLES-LOST 2-1 1-0 PENALTIES-Yards 5-35 7-70 Average Per Game 35.0 70.0 PUNTS-Yards 6-237 6-195 Average Per Punt 39.5 32.5 Net punt average 39.5 32.2 KICKOFFS-Yards 4-246 6-348 Average Per Kick 61.5 58.0 Net kick average 39.2 39.7 TIME OF POSSESSION/Game 23:37 36:23 3RD-DOWN Conversions 4/13 8/16 3rd-Down Pct 31% 50% 4TH-DOWN Conversions 1/2 2/3 4th-Down Pct 50% 67% SACKS BY-Yards 0-0 5-23 MISC YARDS 0 0 TOUCHDOWNS SCORED 2 5 FIELD GOALS-ATTEMPTS 1-1 0-0 ON-SIDE KICKS 0-0 0-0 RED-ZONE SCORES (1-1) 100% (4-4) 100% RED-ZONE TOUCHDOWNS (0-1) 0% (4-4) 100% PAT-ATTEMPTS (1-1) 100% (3-5) 60% ATTENDANCE 30689 0 Games/Avg Per Game 1/30689 0/0 Neutral Site Games 0/0 SCORE BY QUARTERS UConn Opponents

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1st 7 7

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2nd 3 6

3rd 0 6

4th 8 14

Total 18 33

September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland Connecticut Individual Statistics RUSHING GP Att Gain Loss Net Avg TD Long --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------McCOMBS, Lyle 1 17 80 4 76 4.5 0 22 FOXX, Deshon 1 1 12 0 12 12.0 0 12 WHITMER, Chan. 1 10 20 24 -4 -0.4 0 7 Total.......... 1 28 112 28 84 3.0 0 22 Opponents...... 1 50 218 12 206 4.1 4 24

Avg/G 76.0 12.0 -4.0 84.0 206.0

KICK RETURNS No. Yds Avg TD Lng ----------------------------------------------------------------------FOXX, Deshon 3 61 20.3 0 26 PHILLIPS, Shak. 3 49 16.3 0 20 Total.......... 6 110 18.3 0 26 Opponents...... 3 64 21.3 0 30

PASSING G Effic Cmp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD Lng Avg/G -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------WHITMER, Chan. 1 135.37 16-28-1 57.1 206 2 31 206.0 Total.......... 1 135.37 16-28-1 57.1 206 2 31 206.0 Opponents...... 1 152.14 13-20-1 65.0 192 1 45 192.0 RECEIVING G No. Yds Avg TD Long Avg/G ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------DAVIS, Geremy 1 5 100 20.0 0 24 100.0 PHILLIPS, Shak. 1 5 77 15.4 2 31 77.0 McCOMBS, Lyle 1 5 18 3.6 0 8 18.0 DeLORENZO, Max 1 1 11 11.0 0 11 11.0 Total.......... 1 16 206 12.9 2 31 206.0 Opponents...... 1 13 192 14.8 1 45 192.0

FIELD GOALS FGM-FGA Pct 01-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 Lg ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------CHRISTEN, Chad 1-1 100.0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 22

Blk 0

PUNTING No. Yds Avg Long TB FC I20 Blkd ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------WAGNER, Cole 6 237 39.5 54 0 5 1 0 PUNT RETURNS No. Yds Avg TD Lng ----------------------------------------------------------------------LEMELLE, Brian 2 2 1.0 0 4 Total.......... 2 2 1.0 0 4 Opponents...... 0 0 0.0 0 0 INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds Avg TD Lng ----------------------------------------------------------------------MELIFONWU, Obi 1 0 0.0 0 0

FG SEQUENCE Towson

CONNECTICUT (22)

OPPONENTS -

Numbers in (parentheses) indicate field goal was made.

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September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland Connecticut Individual Statistics |------------- PATs------- ------| SCORING TD FGs Kick Rush Rcv Pass DXP Saf Points --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------PHILLIPS, Shak. 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 12 CHRISTEN, Chad 0 1-1 1-1 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 4 PARKER, Spencer 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0-0 0 0 2 WHITMER, Chan. 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1-1 0 0 0 Total.......... 2 1-1 1-1 0-0 1 1-1 0 0 18 Opponents...... 5 0-0 3-5 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 33 TOTAL OFFENSE G Plays Rush Pass Total Avg/G --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------WHITMER, Chan. 1 38 -4 206 202 202.0 McCOMBS, Lyle 1 17 76 0 76 76.0 FOXX, Deshon 1 1 12 0 12 12.0 Total.......... 1 56 84 206 290 290.0 Opponents...... 1 70 206 192 398 398.0 ALL PURPOSE G Rush Rec PR KOR IR Tot Avg/G ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------PHILLIPS, Shak. 1 0 77 0 49 0 126 126.0 DAVIS, Geremy 1 0 100 0 0 0 100 100.0 McCOMBS, Lyle 1 76 18 0 0 0 94 94.0 FOXX, Deshon 1 12 0 0 61 0 73 73.0 DeLORENZO, Max 1 0 11 0 0 0 11 11.0 LEMELLE, Brian 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 2.0 WHITMER, Chan. 1 -4 0 0 0 0 -4 -4.0 Total.......... 1 84 206 2 110 0 402 402.0 Opponents...... 1 206 192 0 64 0 462 462.0

Career Starts History Offense

Offensive Line ‘09 ‘10 ‘11 Jimmy Bennett, OT - 1 2 Tyler Bullock, C - - - Gus Cruz, OG - - - Kevin Friend, OT - 2 11 Steve Greene, OG - - 8 Alex Mateas, C - - - Xavier Hemingway, OT - - -

‘12 ‘13 12 1 8 - 5 1 12 - 12 1 4 1 - 1

Total 16 8 6 25 21 5 1

‘09 ‘10 ‘11 ‘12 ’13 - - 1 11 1 - - - 3 1 - - - - 1

Total 13 4 1

‘09 ‘10 ‘11 ‘12 ’13 - - - - 1

Total 1

Quarterbacks ‘09 ‘10 ‘11 ‘12 ’13 Chandler Whitmer, QB - - - 12 1

Total 13

Running Backs Max DeLorenzo, RB Martin Hyppolite, RB Lyle McCombs, RB Totals

‘09 ‘10 ‘11 ‘12 ’13 - - - 1 - - - - 1 - - - 11 10 1 - 3 33 89 11

Total 1 1 22 136

Defensive Line Julian Campenni, DT Jesse Joseph, DE Angelo Pruitt, DE Shamar Stephen, DT Tim Willman, DE

‘09 ‘10 ‘11 ‘12 ’13 - - - 2 1 13 12 7 3 - - - - 9 1 - 8 - 9 1 - - - 1 1

Total 3 35 10 18 2

Linebackers Jefferson Ashiru, LB Ryan Donohue, LB Yawin Smallwood, LB Graham Stewart, LB

‘09 ‘10 ‘11 ‘12 ’13 - - - 1 - - - - - 1 - - 12 12 1 - - - - 1

Total 1 1 25 1

Defensive Backs Andrew Adams, S Ty-Meer Brown, S Byron Jones, CB Taylor Mack, CB Obi Melifonwu, S Totals

‘09 ‘10 ‘11 - - - - - 7 - - 8 - - - - - - 13 20 34

‘12 ’13 2 - 12 1 12 1 1 1 - 1 64 11

Total 2 20 21 2 1 146

‘12 ’13 11 1 1 - 12 1 24 2

Total 12 1 38 51

Wide Receivers Geremy Davis, WR Shakim Phillips, WR Foxx, Deshon, WR Tight Ends Sean McQuillan

Kickers Chad Christen, K Bobby Puyol, K Cole Wagner, P Totals

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

September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland Connecticut Defensive Statistics

GP

|-------Tackles-------| Solo

Ast

Total

TFL/Yds

|-Sacks-|

No-Yards

|---Pass Def---|

Int-Yds

BrUp

QBH

|-Fumbles-|

Rcv-Yds

FF

Blkd

Kick

Saf

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33 20 29 52 2 59 51 16 91 90 3 6 32 72 23 92 15 69 56

SMALLWOOD, Yaw. MELIFONWU, Obi MACK, Taylor DONOHUE, Ryan STEWART, Graham STEPHEN, Shamar WILLMAN, Tim JONES, Byron JOSEPH, Jesse CAMPENNI, Jul. STEVENSON, Dav. WILLIAMS, Jha. ASHIRU, Jeff. BENNETT, Jimmy LEE, Wilbert MYERS, Mikal BROWN, Ty-Meer GREENE, Steve PRUITT, Angelo Total.......... Opponents......

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

2 5 4 1 1 2 3 3 1 . . 1 . 1 1 . . . . 25 29

14 6 6 9 7 5 4 4 5 3 2 . 1 . . 1 1 1 1 70 32

16 11 10 10 8 7 7 7 6 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 95 61

. 1.5-2 . . . . 1.5-5 . 1.0-1 . . . . . . . . . . 4-8 7.0-29

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-0 5-23

. 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 1-0

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

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Defensive Category Leaders Sacks --

TFLs Interceptions Obi Meilfonwu (1.5) Obi Melifonwu (1) Tim Willman (1.5) Jesse Joseph (1.0)

Pass Break Ups Taylor Mack (1) Obi Melifonwu (1)

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September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland Offense Season/Career Stat Comparison

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September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland Season/Career Stat Comparison

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September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland Game-By-Game Team Defensive Totals Game

UT

Towson 25 Maryland Michigan at Buffalo USF at Cincinnati at UCF at SMU at Temple Rutgers Memphis

AT 70

TT

SKS (YDS) 95

0-0

TBL (YDS) 4-8

TTFL (YDS) 4-8

FF 0

FR 0-0

PD 2

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 Towson Solo Tackles Obi Melifonwu, 5 Total Tackles Yawin Smallwood, 16 Tackles for Loss Obi Melifonwu, 1.5 Tim Willman, 1.5 Sacks

USF Solo Tackles

at Temple Solo Tackles

Total Tackles

Total Tackles

Tackles for Loss

Tackles for Loss

Sacks

Sacks

Maryland Solo Tackles

at Cincinnati Solo Tackles

Rutgers Solo Tackles

Total Tackles

Total Tackles

Total Tackles

Tackles for Loss

Tackles for Loss

Tackles for Loss

Sacks

Sacks

Sacks

Michigan Solo Tackles

at UCF Solo Tackles

Memphis Solo Tackles

Total Tackles

Total Tackles

Total Tackles

Tackles for Loss

Tackles for Loss

Tackles for Loss

Sacks

Sacks

Sacks

at Buffalo Solo Tackles

at SMU Solo Tackles

Total Tackles

Total Tackles

Tackles for Loss

Tackles for Loss

Sacks

Sacks

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INT 1

BLK 0

September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland Game-By-Game Rushing Player Foxx McCombs Whitmer

TOWS

UMD

MICH

@BUF

USF

@CIN

@UCF

UofL

@SMU

@TEM

RU

MEM

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

1-12-0 17-6-0 9--7-0

Game-By-Game Passing Player Whitmer

TOWS

UMD

MICH

@BUF

USF

@CIN

@UCF

UofL

@SMU

@TEM

RU

MEM

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

TOWS

UMD

MICH

@BUF

USF

@CIN

@UCF

UofL

@SMU

@TEM

RU

MEM

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

28-206-2

Game-By-Game Receiving Player Davis DeLorenzo McCombs Phillips

5-100-0 1-11-0 5-18-0 5-77-2

Game-By-Game Kickoff Returns Player Foxx Phillips

TOWS

UMD

MICH

@BUF

USF

@CIN

@UCF

UofL

@SMU

@TEM

RU

MEM

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

3-61-0 3-49-0

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September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland Game-By-Game Tackles: Defensive Linemen Player Campenni Joseph Myers Pruitt Stephen Willman

TOWS

UMD

MICH

@BUF

USF

@CIN

@UCF

UofL

@SMU

@TEM

RU

MEM

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

0-3-3 1-5-6 0-1-1 0-1-1 2-5-7 3-4-7

Game-By-Game Tackles: Linebackers Player Ashiru Donohue Smallwood Stewart

TOWS

UMD

MICH

@BUF

USF

@CIN

@UCF

UofL

@SMU

@TEM

RU

MEM

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

0-1-1 1-9-10 2-14-16 1-7-8

Game-By-Game Tackles: Defensive Backs Player Brown Jones Lee Mack Stevenson Jh. Williams

TOWS

UMD

MICH

@BUF

USF

@CIN

@UCF

UofL

@SMU

@TEM

RU

MEM

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

UT-AT-TT

0-1-1 3-4-7 1-0-1 4-6-10 0-2-2 1-0-1

Game-By-Game Punt Returns Player Lemelle

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TOWS

UMD

MICH

@BUF

USF

@CIN

@UCF

UofL

@SMU

@TEM

RU

MEM

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

2-2-0

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September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland Game-By-Game Participation Player

Ashiru, Jefferson (32) Bennett, Jimmy (72) Bradley, Dhameer (1) Brown, Ty-Meer (15) Campenni, Julian (90) Christen, Chad (13) Cruz, Gus (65) Davis, Geremy (85) DeLorenzo, Max (44) Donohue, Ryan (52) Floyd, Jordan (28) Foxx, Deshon (4) Frank, Reuben (47) Gifford, Dalton (78) Green, John (7) Greene, Steve (69) Hemingway, Xavier (75) Hyppolite, Martin (25) Jones, Byron (16) Joseph, Jesse (91) Lee, Wilbert (23) Lemelle, Brian (84) Mack, Taylor (29) Marder, Ellis (19) Mateas, Alex (73) McCombs, Lyle (43) McQuillan, Sean (49) Melifonwu, Obi (20) Mueller, Adam (67) Myers, Mikal (92) Parker, Spencer (96) Phillips, Shakim (8) Pruitt, Angelo (56) Rugg, Zach (76) Samra, Tyler (60) Smallwood, Yawin (33) Steg, Brandon (41) Stephen, Shamar (59) Stevenson, David (3) Stewart, Graham (2) Vann, Marquise (46) Wagner, Cole (86) Walsh, Matthew (36) Whitmer, Chandler (10) Williams, Jhavon (6) Willman, Tim (51)

TOWS

UMD

MICH

@BUF

USF

@CIN

@UCF

UofL

@SMU

@TEM

RU

MEM

P LT P SS DT P RG WR P LB P WR P P P LG RT P CB P P P CB P C RB TE FS P P P WR DE P P P P DT P LB P P FB QB P DE

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

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September 14, 2013 • vs. Maryland UConn Individual Leaders

Game #1 • August 29, 2013

18

33

Rentschler Field • East Hartford, Conn. Offense WR TE LT LG C RG RT QB TB WR WR

UConn Starters

Defense 85 Davis DE 56 96 Parker DT 59 72 Bennett DT 90 69 Greene DE 51 73 Mateas LB 52 65 Cruz LB 33 75 Hemingway LB 2 10 Whitmer CB 16 43 McCombs S 15 4 Foxx S 20 8 Phillips CB 29

Towson (1-0) 7 6 6 14 - 33 Connecticut (0-1) 7 3 0 8 - 18 First Quarter Pruitt UC - Phillips 31 yd pass from Whitmer (Christen kick) 4:55 (9-92, 4:01) Stephen TU - Phifer 23 yd pass from Athens (Soven kick) 2:51 (4-66, 2:04) Campenni Second Quarter Willman TU - Phifer 5 yd run (PAT failed) 7:04 (2-29, 0:36) UC - Christen 22 yd field goal 1:48 (11-71, 7:35) Donohue Smallwood Third Quarter TU - Athens 1 yd run (PAT Failed) 5:09 (13-95, 7:35) Stewart Fourth Quarter Jones TU - West 6 yd run (Evangelista kick) 5:14 (10-68, 6:02) Brown UC - Phillips 21 yd pass from Whitmer (Parker pass from Whitmer) 3:29 (7-68, 1:45) Melifonwu TU - West 5 yd run (Evangelista kick) 0:16 (6-30, 2:40) Mack

Total Participants (46): 32 Ashiru, 1 Bradley, 13 Christen, 44 DeLorenzo, 28 Floyd, 47 Frank, 78 Gifford, 7 Green, 25 Hyppolite, 91 Joseph, 23 Lee, 84 Lemelle, 19 Marder, 49 McQuillan, 67 Mueller, 92 Myers, 76 Rugg, 60 Samra, 41 Steg, 3 Stevenson, 36 Vann, 86 Wagner, 36 Walsh, 6 Williams

Team Statistics FIRST DOWNS Rushing Passing Penalty NET YARDS RUSHING Rushing Attempts Average Per Rush Rushing Touchdowns Yards Gained Rushing Yards Lost Rushing NET YARDS PASSING Completions-Att.-Int Avg. Per Attempt Avg. Per Completion Passing Touchdowns TOTAL OFF. YARDS Total offense plays Average Gain Per Play Fumbles: Total-Lost Penalties: Total-Yards PUNTS-YARDS Avg. Yards Per Punt Net Yards Per Punt Inside 20 50+ Yards Touchbacks Fair catch KICKOFFS-YARDS Avg. Yds Per Kickoff Net Yds Per Kickoff Touchbacks Punt returns: #-Yds-TD Average Per Return Kickoff returns: #-Yds-TD Average Per Return Interceptions: #-Yds-TD Fumble Returns: #-Yds-TD Miscellaneous Yards Possession Time 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter Third-Down Conv. Fourth-Down Conv. RZ Scores-Chances Touchdowns Field goals Sacks By: Number-Yards PAT Kicks Field Goals

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TOWSON 17 9 7 1 201 50 4.0 4 213 12 192 13-20-1 9.6 14.8 1 393 70 5.6 1-0 7-70 6-195 32.5 32.2 1 0 0 1 6-348 58.0 39.7 0 0-0-0 0.0 3-64-0 21.3 1-0-0 0-0-0 0 36:23 7:49 7:26 10:50 10:18 7 of 16 2 of 3 4-4 4-4 0-4 5-23 3-5 0-0

UCONN 15 3 9 3 81 27 3.0 0 109 28 206 16-28-1 7.4 12.9 2 287 55 5.2 2-1 5-32 6-237 39.5 39.5 1 1 0 5 4-246 61.5 39.2 1 2-2-0 1.0 6-110-0 18.3 1-0-0 0-0-0 0 23:37 7:11 7:34 4:10 4:42 4 of 13 1 of 2 1-1 0-1 1-1 0-0 1-1 1-1

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. - Towson running back Terrance West ran for 156 yards and two touchdowns and the Tigers defeated the University of Connecticut football team by a 33-18 score before a crowd of 30,689 at Rentschler Field on Thursday night. It was Towson’s first win against an opponent from the bowl subdivision. Towson put up 393 yards of total offense while holding UConn to just 287. Quarterback Peter Athens threw for 192 yards and another score and running back Sterlin Phifer caught a 23-yard touchdown and ran for another. West carried the ball a career-high 36 times, and broke the 100-yard mark for the 12th time in his career. The junior’s two fourth-quarter scores put the game away. UConn junior wide receiver Shakim Phillips (Paterson, N.J.) had two touchdown catches for Connecticut and redshirt junior wide receiver Geremy Davis (Lawrenceville, Ga.) caught five balls for 100 yards in the losing effort. The Tigers were up 13-10 at halftime and trailed just once, at 7-0. The Huskies were held scoreless in the second half of this one until junior quarterback Chandler Whitmer (Newnana, Ga.) hit Phillips with a 21-yard touchdown pass with 3:29 left in the game that cut the deficit to 26-18. But on UConn’s next opportunity, freshman Brian Lemelle (Harrisburg, Pa.) fumbled a punt. West, who now has 46 career touchdowns, then put the finishing touches on the upset, scoring from 5 yards out with 16 seconds left in the game. Connecticut took an early lead after a 92-yard drive that was set up with a diving interception by redshirt freshman safety Obi Melifonwu (South Grafton, Mass.). The redshirt freshman was pressed into a starting role when Andrew Adams (Fayetteville, Ga.) went down in camp with a shoulder injury. Nine plays after the pick, Whitmer found Phillips breaking toward the left corner for a 31-yard catch-and-run. Towson answered in just four plays. Phifer swung out of the backfield on a delay pattern and Athens found him wide open for a 23-yard touchdown. Phifer scored again in the second quarter on a five-yard run. That came two plays after Jon Desir tipped and intercepted a Whitmer pass at the UConn 29-yard line, a ball that ended up between Desir’s legs. Towson controlled the second half. Athens took the Tigers on a 13play 95-yard drive in the third quarter, finishing it himself. His dive from a yard gave the Tigers a 19-10 lead. Leon Kinnard, a transfer from UConn, made the big play of the drive, catching a 39-yard pass that set Towson up at the UConn 25-yard line. Connecticut drove into Towson territory, but fumbled on fourth-and-1 at the 33-yard line, giving Towson the ball back. The Tigers then drove 62 yards in 10 plays, with West going in from 6 yards out. The junior, who carried the ball a career-high 36 times, ran 1,051 yards as a sophomore, after rushing for almost 1,300 yards and scoring 29 touchdowns as a freshman. UConn’s Whitmer completed 15 of 27 passes for 199 yards and the two touchdowns. Husky junior running back Lyle McCombs (Staten Island, N.Y.) had 76 yards rushing on 17 carries. UConn fell to 9-3 in season openers since making the jump to the FBS in 2002, including 9-2 at Rentschler Field.

2013 University of Connecticut Football Game Notes

Rushing McCombs Foxx Whitmer Passing Whitmer Receiving Davis Phillips McCombs DeLorenzo Punting Wagner

No Gain Loss Net TD Lg 17 80 4 76 0 22 1 12 0 12 0 12 10 20 24 -4 0 7 Com-Att-Int Yds TD Lg 16-28-1 206 2 31 No Yds TD 5 100 0 5 77 2 5 18 0 1 11 0

Lg 24 31 8 11

No Yds Avg Lg In20 6 237 39.5 54 1

Field Goal Attempts Christen 1 1:48 22 yds Good Defense Smallwood Melifonwu Mack Donohue

UT-AT-TT TFL Sk Int 2-14-16 5-6-11 1.5 1 4-6-10 1-9-10

Towson Individual Leaders Rushing West Phifer Athens Passing Athens Receiving Wilkins Kinnard Dowling Phifer Punting Evangelista Ryder

No Gain Loss Net TD Lg 36 161 5 156 2 23 8 42 3 39 1 24 3 7 0 7 1 4 Com-Att-Int Yds TD Lg 13-20-1 192 1 45 No Yds 5 55 4 61 1 45 1 23

TD 0 0 0 1

Lg 17 39 45 23

No Yds Avg Lg In20 4 150 37.5 41 0 2 45 22.5 32 1

Field Goal Attempts None Defense Clark Barr Cheripko Gaddis

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

TFL 1.0 1.5 1.0 0.5

Sk Int 1.0 0.5 1.0 0.5


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