Deshon Foxx becomes fifth Husky senior to have professional opportunity.
Husky wide recevier will join Husky veteran Will Beatty with the New York Giants.
Byron Jones and Geremy Davis were among the impressive UConn performers.
As spring practice contineus, Diaco likes how the position is shaping up.
Jones mark also tops the official world record in that track event.
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2014: Preseason Biletnikoff Award Watch List...started 10 games at wide receiver...finished the year first on UConn with 44 receptions for 521 yards, adding three touchdowns...ended his career as the most prolific receiver in UConn's FBS era and among the top-six in program history in receptions and receiving yards...caught a pass in every game he played, finishing his career with a reception in 36-straight contests dating back to 2011...that streak was tied for 12th-longest in the country...opened the year with seven catches for 96 yards against BYU (Aug. 29)...hauled in six passes for 113 yards and a touchdown vs. Stony Brook (Sept. 6)...went 3-47 and a touchdown vs. Boise State (Sept. 13)...caught a 32-yard score at USF (Sept. 19)...recorded eight catches for 80 yards against Temple (Sept. 27)...had another eight-reception day at Tulane (Oct. 11)...made five catches for 62 yards at Memphis (Nov. 29).
2013: Had one of the most prolific seasons for a receiver in UConn history, starting all 12 games and finishing with 71 receptions, 1,085 yards and three touchdowns...had at least 50 yards in 11-of-12 games, at least 75 in six games and 100 or more in four contests...was UConn's first 1,000 yard receiver in the FBS era and first since Carl Bond in 1998... 1,085 yards rank sixth-highest in a season in UConn history, 71 receptions place fifth...had a single-game program-record 15 catches for 207 yards, fifth-most ever, and a touchdown against Memphis (Dec. 7)...opened the year with five catches for 100 yards vs. Towson (Aug. 29)...pulled in five balls for 102 yards at Buffalo (Sept. 28)...snagged eight passes for 140 yards at Cincinnati (Oct. 19)...caught six passes for 77 yards and a touchdown at SMU (Nov. 16)...finished with four receptions for 83 yards and a score at Temple (Nov. 23)...had five catches for 98 yards against Rutgers (Nov. 30).
2012: Was UConn's leading receiver with 44 receptions for 613 yards and one TD...Started 11 of 12 games last season at wide receiver as UConn came out in double-tight end in the other...Had a career-high nine receptions for 123 yards against Western Michigan (Sept. 22)...Had his first career TD reception in that game as well...Also had seven receptions for 98 yards against USF (Nov. 3) and five receptions in two other games.
2011: Saw action in all 12 games for his first collegiate playing time ... Had a career-high two receptions vs. Fordham (Sept. 3) and Vanderbilt (Sept. 10) ... Also had a reception in each of the last two games of the year vs. Rutgers (Nov. 26) and Cincinnati (Dec. 3).
High School: Had 40 receptions for 705 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior ... In junior year, had 18 catches for 215 yards and three touchdowns ... .Played in the Rivalries of Gwinnett All-Star Game in December ... Named All-State Honorable Mention in Class AAAA by the Georgia Sports Writers Association All-State Football Team ... named First Team All-County by the Gwinnett Daily Post ... Also named all-region ... Team captain ... Attended same high school as former UConn men's basketball standout and 2012 NBA First Round Draft pick of the Houston Rockets Jeremy Lamb.
Personal Profile: Geremy Joshua Davis ... Born on Jan. 10, 1992 ... A communications sciences major.
Most Receptions, Game: 15, vs. Memphis, 12/7/13
Most Receiving Yards, Game: 207, vs. Memphis, 12/7/13
Longest Reception: 45, vs. Memphis, 12/7/13
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