2010: Handled long snapper duties for the Huskies all season long...the Huskies converted all 38 of their extra point attempts this season...UConn was also 25 for 31 on field goals including late game winners vs. West Virginia (Oct. 29) and USF (Dec. 4)...also made five tackles on the season on special teams.
2009: Was a consistent performer for the Huskies at the long snapper spot ... Delivered a perfect snap on final play of regular season as Dave Teggart kicked winning field goal vs. USF (Dec. 5) ... Also made two tackles on the season ... Was named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
2008: Did not see any game action.
2007: Redshirted ... Named the Special Teams Scout Team Player of the Week prior to the Syracuse game (Nov. 17).
High School: Lettered in football, basketball and baseball ... Team captain for all three sports ... Named All-Conference at linebacker ... Earned the team's Hustle Award ... National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society member ... Class Vice President.
Personal Profile: Derek James Chard ... Both of his parents, James and Cheryl, are UConn graduates ... Born on June 23, 1988 ... A finance major.