A walk-on who will help add backup to the punting
2007: Redshirted … Worked as a wide receiver
during the fall and a punter in the spring.
Prior to UConn: Spent the 2006-07 academic year at
Massachusetts but did not play football for the Minutemen.
High School: A three-year letterwinner on the
gridiron … Named Team MVP and Defensive Player of the Year as a senior …
Team captain as a senior … Also lettered twice in baseball … Honor Roll
student and peer mentor.
Personal Profile: Nicholas Joseph Amarante … Born
on October 13, 1988 … A marketing major.