Diaco, Huskies optimistic as 2016 campaign starts againt Black Bears.
Husky players visited patients and family receiving care at the hospital.
UConn will honor 14 student-athletes prior to the game on Saturday.
Memorial to Jasper Howard will be dedicated at halftime.
UConn vs Navy (photo by Stephen Slade)
2015: Played in all 13 games on both defense and special teams...made seven tackles (one in seven games) and also had two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.
2014: Saw time in five games at cornerback and on special teams as a true freshman...finished with seven tackles...posted a season-high three stops at Memphis (Nov. 29).
High School: Played a year at East Longmeadow High School before moving to Suffield (Conn.) Academy for three years...played defensive back and wide receiver in high school as well...following his junior season at Suffield in 2012, was named New England Prep School Class B Player of the Year...earned the same honor as a senior in 2013...rushed for 1,723 yards and 28 touchdowns in 2012 to lead Suffield to the Norm Walker Bowl title...added 1,188 yards and 19 touchdowns on the ground in 2013...team won the Arthur Valicenti Bowl during his senior year...Suffield had perfect seasons during his junior and senior campaigns.
Personal Profile: Brice D. McAllister...an exploratory major.