Annual awards were given out at season-ending event.
The Huskies finish the 2016 football season next week versus Tulane.
Diaco, Huskies optimistic as 2016 campaign starts againt Black Bears.
UConn will travel to Tulane for first-ever meeting between the schools.
Quotes following UConn's 36-10 loss to Temple
UConn vs Tulane (photo by Stephen Slade)
The Huskies falls to UCF, on October 22, 2016.
Oct. 15, 2016
UConn vs Syracuse (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Virginia (photo by Stephen Slade)
2016: Started in all 12 games on the defensive line...Second on the team with 8.5 tackles for loss...Tied for the team lead with four sacks...Recorded 26 tackles and had nine quarterback hurries...Notched a season-high four tackles at USF (Oct. 15)...Career-high two sacks at Houston (Sept. 29)...Forced a season-high three quarterback hurries on two occassions vs. Cincinnati (Oct. 8) and vs. UCF (Oct. 22)
2015: Played in the first seven games of the season as a member of the defensive line rotation, but suffered a season-ending injury vs. Cincinnati (Oct. 24)...had 12 tackles on the season with 2.5 for a loss and 1.5 sacks...tied a career-high with four tackles vs. Navy (Sept. 26).
2014: Played in 10 games on the defensive line...finished with 18 tackles, five tackles for loss and a team-high 3.5 sacks...picked up his first sack vs. Boise State (Sept. 13)...notched another vs. Temple (Sept. 27)...lone tackle at Memphis (Nov. 29) was a sack...recorded a season-high four tackles including one for loss against SMU (Dec. 6).
High School: Had 85 tackles in his senior season and led the state with 17 sacks...in senior year, team advanced to Class L championship game...had nine tackles and two sacks in two different games...made two sacks in Class L semifinals victory...named All-Central Connecticut Conference and Connecticut High School Coaches Association All-Defense...named Hartford Courant Defensive Player-of-the-Year and all-state by the New Haven Register and the Walter Camp Football Foundation...also played offense at the end position...as a junior, made 64 tackles with 13 sacks...team advanced to semifinals of Class L playoffs.
Personal Profile: Cole Tyler Ormsby...A sociology major.