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    Jasper Howard
    6 Jasper Howard
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Miami, Fla.

    High School:
    Miami Edison

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 180

    Position:
    Cornerback

    Birthdate:
    01/28/1989

    10/28/2014

    UConn To Host UCF In Homecoming Battle

    Memorial to Jasper Howard will be dedicated at halftime.

    09/30/2014

    Fundraising Completed For Jasper Howard Statue

    Statue will be dedicated at Homecoming game on November 1.

    10/15/2013

    Football Headed To Cincinnati This Weekend

    UConn looking for its first win of the season and in American play.

    Started all 13 games last year at cornerback as a true sophomore and also led the BIG EAST in punt returns.

    Career: Enters the 2008 season tenth in career punt return yardage at UConn with 358.

    2008: Averaged 11.8 yards per punt return to lead the BIG EAST and was 24th in the country in that category ... His 306 punt return yards was sixth in school single-season history ... Had his first career punt return for a TD against Syracuse (Nov. 15) with a 69-yard scamper in the third quarter ... Earned the special teams game ball after win over Baylor (Sept. 19) ... Was tied for fourth on the team in tackles with 60 and led the squad with four interceptions and nine pass breakups ... Also had two tackles for a loss and a forced fumble ... Had a career-high nine tackles vs. Louisville (Sept. 26) ... Also had eight tackles in the International Bowl victory over Buffalo (Jan. 3).

    2007: Played in seven games as a reserve defensive back and on special teams ... Had a pair of punt returns against Akron (Sept. 29) and Virginia (Oct. 13), including a 22-yard run back against the Zips ... Made first career tackle against Maine (Sept. 8) and also had his first career punt return, good for 13 yards.

    High School: An All-Dade County pick as a senior ... Named MVP of the annual Nike Dade-Broward All-Star Game after returning a punt 70 yards for a touchdown and making a 45-yard touchdown catch ... An honorable mention All-State pick at the 4A level ... Had 27 catches as a senior for 604 yards and seven touchdowns ... As a junior, had 32 receptions for 747 yards with five touchdowns while also intercepting six passes on defense to help Edison to the regional final ... Also made 42 tackles and had two interceptions ... Team captain.

    Personal Profile: Jasper Tyrone Howard ... Born on January 28, 1989 ... An exploratory major.

    Year GP-GS UT AT TT SKS TFL INT PBU
    2007 7-0 1 0 1 0-0 0-0 0 0
    2008 13-13 40 20 60 0-0 3-11 4 9
    Totals 20-13 41 20 61 0-0 3-11 4 9

    Year PR YDS AVG TD LNG
    2007 6 52 11.5 0 22
    2008 28 306 10.9 1 69
    Totals 34 358 10.5 1 69

    JASPER HOWARD'S CAREER HIGHS

    Most Tackles: 9 at Louisville, 9/26/08

    Most Fumbles Forced: 1 at Louisville, 9/26/08

    Most Interceptions:1, 4x, last vs. Pittsburgh, 12/6/08

    Longest Interception Return: 27 vs. Pittsburgh, 12/6/08

    Most Punt Returns: 6 vs. Buffalo, 1/3/09

    Most Punt Return Yards: 85 at Syracuse, 11/15/08

    Longest Punt Return: 69 at Syracuse, 11/15/08

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