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  1. Injuries force shakeup in struggling UConn secondaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 10 | Greenwich Citizen

    UConn defensive lineman Folorunso Fatukasi strips the ball from Houston quarterback Kyle Postma during a Nov. 21, 2015, game in East Hartford, Conn. UConn defensive lineman Folorunso Fatukasi strips the ball from Houston quarterback Kyle Postma during a Nov. 21, 2015, game in East Hartford, Conn.

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  2. College football player dies after gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | NBC Action News

    Moe Petrus #57 of the Connecticut Huskies prepares to snap the football during a play against the Cincinnati Bearcats on December 3, 2011 at Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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  3. UConn offensive line will have its hands full at VirginaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Virginia's Andrew Brown and Donte Wilkins celebrate a sack of Connecticut quarterback Bryant Shirreffs in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, in East Hartford, Conn.

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  4. Twelve former Huskies make initial NFL rosters for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | The Daily Campus

    With the season set to open on Sept. 7, the official cut down to finalized 53-man rosters took place over the weekend.

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  5. 12 Former UConn Football Players Make 2017 NFL RostersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | The UConn Blog

    Cut down day in the NFL is a tough time for rookies trying to make the team or a veterans hoping to extend their careers, as was the case for some UConn Huskies who were in camp with teams. Once the final cuts were made, 12 Huskies are on NFL rosters heading into Week 1. The other seven who were in camp will need to figure out their next move, whether it's the CFL, or training and trying to catch on with a team during the season.

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  6. General McLane Grad Wreh-Wilson Makes Falcons RosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2017 | YourErie

    General McLane graduate Blidi Wreh-Wilson will be a member of the defending NFC Champion Atlanta Falcons for the upcoming season after the University of Connecticut product made the team's 53-man roster following league-wide cuts this weekend. In three pre-season games this summer, Wreh-Wilson tallied seven tackles and one pass defended, including an appearance at Heinz Field against the Pittsburgh Steelers in week two.

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  7. UConn rallies to beat Holy Cross in season openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    UConn running back Nate Hopkins carries for an 11-yard touchdown between Holy Cross defensive backs Mike McCaffrey and Alim Muhammad in the first half of Thursday's game in East Hartford. UConn running back Nate Hopkins carries for an 11-yard touchdown between Holy Cross defensive backs Mike McCaffrey and Alim Muhammad in the first half of Thursday's game in East Hartford.

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  8. Shirreffs comes off bench to spark UConn comeback winRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Day

    UConn running back Nate Hopkins, right, rushes for the first of his three touchdowns during the first quarter of the Huskies' 27-20 win over Holy Cross on Thursday night in the season opener at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. Shirreffs, a redshirt senior quarterback, sparked a comeback from a 13-point deficit in the third quarter, leading the Huskies on three touchdown drives.

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  9. Freshman Swann hopes to make impact on UConn football special teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | The Day

    "My goal is actually to bring one back and score," Swann said. "That would be a great opportunity for me.

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  10. Raiders sign Obi MelifonwuRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | MSNBC

    Raiders coach Jack Del Rio said this week that he thought unsigned first-round cornerback Gareon Conley and second-round safety Obi Melifonwu would have their contracts " resolved shortly ." Melifonwu's agent Sean Stellato passed along word on Wednesday that his client has agreed to terms with the Raiders on a four-year contract and the Raiders announced it a short time later.

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  11. UConn Football in 2017 NFL Training CampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | The UConn Blog

    With rookie reporting dates starting across the NFL and veteran reporting dates soon to follow, it's time to look at how many former UConn Huskies football players will be taking part in training camps across the country. As of today, 19 former Huskies will be trying to make the final 53-man rosters of their respective teams.

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  12. Kicking unit a concern for Edsall heading into campRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | The UConn Blog

    As turbulent as the last few seasons have been for UConn football, the kicking game has been a source of stability for the Huskies. Both kicker Bobby Puyol and punter Justin Wain held down their respective positions for three seasons and were some of the best at what they did.

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  13. UConn seniors Carrezola, Joseph aim to be defensive playmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Nov. 21, 2015 file photo, UConn's Junior Joseph celebrates his fumble recovery against the Houston Cougars in East Hartford. In this Nov. 21, 2015 file photo, UConn's Junior Joseph celebrates his fumble recovery against the Houston Cougars in East Hartford.

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  14. Fauquier County Fair strongman contest tires out plenty of competitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Fauquier.com

    If your arteries survive the food trucks, your fingers stay intact at the petting zoo and your eardrums withstand the lawnmower races, it might be time to test your back in the Fauquier County Fair strongman and strongwoman competition.

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  15. Former NFL player opening Owings Mills juice bar with familyRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | Business Journal

    Gerrard Sheppard didn't know much about eating healthy when he was a wide receiver playing at the University of Connecticut and Towson University.

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  16. More Division I college offers for Curtis HS football playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | SILive.com

    It wouldn't be a normal week if more Division I college scholarship offers didn't come in for Curtis HS football players. While wide receiver Amad Anderson is clearly the Warriors' clubhouse leader when it comes to offers, many of his teammates are also being wooed for their services.

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  17. ILB Sio Moore ready to "make some plays"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Houston Texans

    Tune into Texans All Access on Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 every weekday during the offseason from 6 PM - 7 PM to get the lastest Texans news straight from all the Texans Insiders like Marc Vandermeer, John Harris, Drew Dougherty & Deepi Sidhu. There are also special Texans guests and exclusive interviews with Texans players and personnel, plus major events and happenings with the Texans in the community! Tune into Texans All Access on Texans Radio on SportsRadio 610 every weekday during the offseason from 6 PM - 7 PM to get the lastest Texans news straight from all the Texans Insiders like Marc Vandermeer, John Harris, Drew Dougherty & Deepi Sidhu.

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  18. NFL Draft: Graftona s Obi Melifonwu selected by Raiders with 56th pick in second roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Former Grafton High great Obi Melifonwu has had dreams of playing in the NFL since he was 9 years old. Those visions really came into focus during his outstanding career at the University of Connecticut, and his stock soared when he did at the NFL Scouting Combine in February.

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  19. Oakland Raiders Select Obi Melifonwu: Rapid Draft GradeRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2017 | NFLMocks

    Oct 15, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; Connecticut Huskies safety Obi Melifonwu breaks up the pass to South Florida Bulls wide receiver Ryeshene Bronson during the second quarter of a football game at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports In true Oakland Raiders tradition, Al Davis always said he wanted the best athletes.

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  20. 2017 UConn Football NFL Draft PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | The UConn Blog

    Since UConn football moved up to the FBS in the early 2000's, results on the field have been varied. The Huskies have, however, consistently been able to see players picked in the NFL Draft .

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