2016 Spring Roster
Coaches

NONAMEHT/WTPOSITIONYR/CLASSHOMETOWNHIGH SCHOOL
7anderson garrettGarrett Anderson736-1/224Quarterback7SRWalnut Creek, Calif.Berean Christian
96atkins jamesJames Atkins776-5/278Defensive Line4RS SOSaugus, Mass.Blair Academy (N.J.)
84battle frankFrank Battle776-5/203Wide Receiver2RS FRMiami, Fla.Belen Jesuit Prep
2beals tyraiqTyraiq Beals726-0/183Wide Receiver3SOEast Orange, NJEast Orange
1bell treTre Bell715-11/178Cornerback6RS JRUnion, N.J.St. Peter's Prep
12bisack brandonBrandon Bisack776-5/226Quarterback2RS FRFairfield, Conn.Warde
91blackwell feltonFelton Blackwell746-2/331Defensive Line2RS FREgg Harbor City, N.J.Cedar Creek
86bloom alecAlec Bloom786-6/257Tight End5JRLigonier, Pa.Ligonier Valley Senior
33britton chrisChris Britton736-1/234Linebacker4RS SOHarrisburg, PA.Harrisburg
78campbell ianIan Campbell776-5/269Offensive Line2RS FRPompton Plains, N.J.Pequannock
15carrezola lukeLuke Carrezola756-3/260Linebacker5JRLanghorne, Pa.Neshaminy
67cespedes bryanBryan Cespedes796-7/308Offensive Line2RS FRNew London, Conn.New London
17coney bryanBryan Coney736-1/201Wide Receiver2RS FRNaugatuck, Conn.Naugatuck
63crozier ryanRyan Crozier766-4/296Offensive Line4RS SOPlantation, Fla.St. Thomas Aquinas
9davis tylerTyler Davis766-4/231Quarterback2RS FRNorth Bellmore, N.Y.Mepham
13diggs vontaeVontae Diggs746-2/225Linebacker5JRDowners Grove, Ill.Downers Grove North
93fatukasi folorunsoFolorunso Fatukasi766-4/310Defensive Line6RS JRFar Rockaway, N.Y.Beach Channel
88freeborn connorConnor Freeborn776-5/259Linebacker2RS FRWilmington, Del.Salesianum School
32garland aaronAaron Garland715-11/193Safety2RS FROak Park, Ill.Fenwick
7green johnJohn Green705-10/186Cornerback8RS SRMiami, Fla.Felix Varela
4hadley javonJavon Hadley705-10/175Cornerback7SRMiami, Fla.Miami Palmetta
73hashemi steveSteve Hashemi786-6/285Offensive Line5JRTrumbull, Conn.St. Joseph
55hicks jonJon Hicks746-2/237Linebacker8RS SRPalmyra, Pa.Palmyra
90holman zordanZordan Holman776-5/250F2RS FRPortland, MaineCheverus
62hopkins tommyTommy Hopkins786-6/316Offensive Line6RS JRHawthorne, N.Y.Westlake
39jean-pierre chrisChris Jean-Pierre715-11/206Safety2RS FRDeep River, Conn.,Valley Regional
3johnson ronRon Johnson715-11/220Running Back5JRNaples, Fla.Palmetto Ridge
11joseph juniorJunior Joseph736-1/242Linebacker6RS JRSinking Springs, Pa.Wilson Westlawn
53knappe andreasAndreas Knappe806-8/319Offensive Line8RS SRSilkeborg, DenmarkHandelsskolen Silkeborg
50lawley sheridenSheriden Lawley766-4/286Defensive Line4RS SOAbbotsford, B.C.W.J. Mouat Secondary
89lee chrisChris Lee796-7/257Tight End3SOSeverna Park, Md.Severna Park
18lemelle brianBrian Lemelle705-10/170Wide Receiver7SRHarrisburg, Pa.Bishop McDevitt
94lensander nicholasNicholas Lensander746-2/247Tight End8RS SRSanta Barbara, Calif.Bishop Garcia Diego
12levenberry e.j.E.J. Levenberry756-3/245Linebacker6RS JRWoodbridge, Va.C.D. Hylton
71levy richardRichard Levy786-6/316Offensive Line8RS SRTrenton, N.J.Trenton West
99marinan seanSean Marinan736-1/291Defensive Line8RS SRHigganum, Conn.Xavier
1mayala hergyHergy Mayala746-2/203Wide Receiver3SOMontreal, Que.Trinity Pawling (N.Y.)
16mcallister briceBrice McAllister715-11/193Safety5JREast Longmeadow, Mass.Suffield (Conn.) Academy
8mclean aaronAaron McLean776-5/220Wide Receiver3SOSouthborough, Mass.St. Mark's
20melifonwu obiObi Melifonwu756-3/216Safety8RS SRSouth Grafton, Mass.Grafton
94murphy kevinKevin Murphy736-1/285Defensive Line2RS FRWest Chester, Pa.West Chester East
92myers mikalMikal Myers736-1/325Defensive Line8RS SRNewburgh, N.Y.Newburgh Free Academy
80myers tommyTommy Myers776-5/250Tight End6RS JRCoventry, Conn.Coventry
22newsome arkeelArkeel Newsome675-7/180Running Back5JRAnsonia, Conn.Ansonia
75oak danielDaniel Oak756-3/295Offensive Line4RS SOFort Myers, Fla.Fort Myers
58okounam philippePhilippe Okounam776-5/285Defensive Line2RS FRChateauguay, Que.St. Paul School (N.H.)
57ormsby coleCole Ormsby756-3/262Defensive Line6RS JRWindsor, Conn.Windsor
49parker dallasDallas Parker766-4/251Defensive Line3SOPonte Vedra Beach, Fla.Ponte Vedra
65peart mattMatt Peart796-7/291Offensive Line2RS FRBronx, N.Y.Governor's Academy (Mass.)
17puyol bobbyBobby Puyol705-10/180Kicker8RS SRNorth Palm Beach, Fla.Dwyer
9richardson williamWilliam Richardson746-2/246Linebacker2RS FRWashington, D.C.Frank. W Ballou Senior
16rishell willWill Rishell715-11/187Quarterback/Kicker6RS JRHebron, Conn.RHAM
31robinson iv johnJohn Robinson IV746-2/189Cornerback2RS FREnglewood, N.J.Dwight Morrow
77rutherford treyTrey Rutherford776-5/309Offensive Line5JRMarkham, Ont.Villanova College
69ryslik davidDavid Ryslik766-4/307Defensive Line2RS FRFreehood, N.J.Peddie School
79schafenacker kyleKyle Schafenacker756-3/282Offensive Line6RS JRCooper City, Fla.St. Thomas Aquinas
4shirreffs bryantBryant Shirreffs746-2/220Quarterback6RS JRJefferson, Ga.Jefferson
35sowa lukeLuke Sowa746-2/227Linebacker2RS FRMillstone, N.J.The Gunnery (Conn.)
10stapleton cameronCameron Stapleton766-4/252Linebacker6RS JRStaten Island, N.Y.Poly Prep Country
54stephens omaineOmaine Stephens756-3/232Linebacker8RS SREast Orange, N.J.East Orange Campus
30stevens jalenJalen Stevens756-3/235Linebacker6RS JRGoose Creek, S.C.Goose Creek
21summers jamarJamar Summers726-0/185Cornerback5JROrange, N.J.Orange
61tabur tomTom Tabur756-3/291Offensive Line2RS FRWhitinsville, Mass.Worcester Academy
40tarbutt michaelMichael Tarbutt726-0/184Kicker3SOGrimsby, Ont.Canisius
41terry marshéMarshé Terry766-4/206Safety2RS FRColumbus, N.J.North Burlington
5thomas noelNoel Thomas736-1/199Wide Receiver7SRNorwalk, Conn.St. Luke's School
48thompson jasonJason Thompson675-7/178Running Back4RS SOShelton, Conn.Shelton
72vechery brendanBrendan Vechery786-6/307Offensive Line6RS JRAshburn, Va.Broad Run
27vitale nickNick Vitale685-8/175Cornerback8RS SRMadison, Conn.Daniel Hand
42wain justinJustin Wain756-3/216Punter8RS SRWilmington, N.C.Eugene Ashley
36walsh matthewMatthew Walsh736-1/245Linebacker7SRMadison, Conn.Daniel Hand
29watkins anthonyAnthony Watkins715-11/200Safety4RS SOFort Meade, Md.Lawrenceville (N.J.)
43williams billyBilly Williams746-2/245F4RS SOKnoxville, Tenn.Northern Iowa
6williams jhavonJhavon Williams705-10/190Cornerback8RS SRDelray Beach, Fla.Palm Beach Central
47williams nazirNazir Williams756-3/252Linebacker2RS FRBridgeton, N.J.Bridgeton
52williams richmondRichmond Williams726-0/236Linebacker4RS SOLorton, Va.Hayfield
28wilson tahj-anthonyTahj-Anthony Wilson705-10/214Running Back2RS FRLong Island, N.Y.Valley Stream South

Coaches
Bob Diaco - Head Coach
Frank Verducci - Offensive Coordinator, Tight Ends
Anthony Poindexter - Defensive Coordinator, Safeties
David Corley - Spec. Teams Coordinator, Running Backs, Director of Player Engagement
Mike Cummings - Offensive Line, Co-Offensive Coordinator
Wayne Lineburg - Quarterbacks
Vincent Brown - Co-Defensive Coordinator, Linebackers
Erik Campbell - Wide Receivers
Josh Reardon - Cornerbacks, Co-Special Team Coordinator
Kevin Wolthausen - Recruiting Coordinator, Defensive Line
Matt Balis - Strength and Conditioning Coordinator
David DeBoer - Graduate Assistant
Nick Lezynski - Graduate Assistant
Chris DeBerry - Graduate Assistant
Sarah Lawless - Director of Football Operations
Michael Painter - Director of Player Personnel
Andru Creighton - Director of External Football Relations
Andy Baylock - Director of UConn Football Alumni/Community Affairs
Rebeccca Dunstan - Director of Football Office Administration