Diaco, Huskies optimistic as 2016 campaign starts againt Black Bears.
As UConn prepares for its season, Huskies are all around the pros.
As 2016 season is near, there was one more honor from the 2015-16 academic year.
UConn seniors from last season show their stuff for NFL scouts.
Shirreffs finishes with 162 total yards, but comes up short in close game
Marshall 16, UConn 10 St. Petersburg Bowl December 26, 2015
The Huskies fall to Marshall in the St. Petersburg Bowl.
UConn vs Houston (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn knocks off unbeaten Houston
Check out the photo gallery from the UConn football season-opener against Villanova.
2015: Named Second Team All-American Athletic Conference…started 33 games over his career, including all 12 in 2014 and all 13 in ’15…served as one of four captains during the 2015 season…leads the Huskies in tackles with 103 and also had 3.5 tackles for a loss with three pass break-ups…made a career-high 17 tackles vs. Navy (Sept. 26) and also had 13 against Cincinnati (Oct. 24)…made 14 tackles in St. Petersburg Bowl vs. Marshall (Dec. 26)…had three interceptions on the season with all three of them coming in wins -- Villanova (Sept. 3), Army (Sept. 12) and Houston (Nov. 21).
2014: Started all 12 games at safety, leading UConn with four interceptions...finished second on the squad with 96 tackles, including a team-high 65 solo stops...also led UConn with eight pass breakups...tied a program record with three interceptions in a win over UCF (Nov. 1)...named to The American's weekly honor roll following that performance...returned a fumble 32 yards for a touchdown vs. SMU (Dec. 6)...also forced a fumble vs. SMU...recorded double-digit tackles on three occasions, at East Carolina (Oct. 23), at Army (Nov. 8) and at Memphis (Nov. 29)...led all players with a career-high 13 tackles in the Memphis game...returned an interception 32 yards vs. Cincinnati (Nov. 22).
2013: Played in eight games after missing the first four of the year with an injury...finished the season with 42 tackles, two interceptions and four pass breakups... had a career-high nine tackles vs. Rutgers (Nov. 30)...had seven tackles at Cincinnati (Oct. 19)...posted four tackles and an interception vs. No. 18 Louisville (Nov. 8)... finished with seven tackles, a fumble recovery and an interception vs. Memphis (Dec. 7).
2012: Lettered in his first season of collegiate play...Played in 12 games making starts against Maryland (Sept. 15) and Western Michigan (Sept. 22)...Had 23 tackles on the season with a career-high five against Maryland (Sept. 15) and Western Michigan (Sept. 22)...Also had three tackles against Syracuse (Oct. 19).
High School: Earned First Team All-City/South Fulton County by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ... Played in 2009 GISA All-Star Game ... Had ten tackles, two interceptions and two TDs in first round state playoff game in 2010 vs. Ridgefield HS ... Team had a 10-2 record during his senior season.
Personal Profile: Andrew Tyler Adams ... Born Oct. 28, 1992 ... An economics major.
ANDREW ADAMS’ CAREER HIGHS
Most Tackles: 17, vs. Navy, 9/26/15
Most Interceptions: 3, vs. UCF, 11/1/14
Most PBU: 3, vs. SMU, 12/6/14
Longest Int. Return: 43, vs. UCF, 11/1/14