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
Huskies and Owls will meet on Military Appreciation Day in American Athletic Conference game.
UConn will open conference play vs. USF on national ESPN audience.
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 ...born Oct. 20, 1995...a sociology major.