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    Nick Amarante
    Nick Amarante
    Class:
    RS Junior

    Hometown:
    Middlefield, Conn.

    High School:
    Coginchaug

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 204

    Position:
    Punter

    A walk-on who will help add backup to the punting position.

    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.