Former Huskies are looking to begin their professional careers in football.
Shamar Stephen was named Team MVP, while Geremy Davis and Yawin Smallwood earned Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year honors
UConn looking for first win of the season on first road trip.
UConn continues preseason camp in preparation for Towson on August 29.
Huskies hold first practice in preparation for 2013 campaign.
2013: Played in all 12 games at running back and on special teams...got the start on his Senior Day vs. Memphis (Dec. 7)..finished the season with 160 yards rushing and nine tackles...rushed for 29 yards at Buffalo (Sept. 28)...had 40 yards on six carries at Cincinnati (Oct. 19)...posted a season-long 19-yard run at Temple (Nov. 23)...rushed seven times for 35 yards and a touchdown vs. Memphis.
2012: Played in 11 games and rushed for 69 yards with one TD...Had a career-high 60 yards on six carries in win vs. Buffalo (Sept. 29)...Had a career-long 50-yard TD rush in that game...Also had five carries vs. Rutgers (Oct. 6)....Had a ten yard reception vs. North Carolina State (Sept. 8)...Has also played on defense during his career...Has 74 career rushing yards.
2011: Did not see any game action with a knee injury
2010: Played in all 13 games at tailback and then was moved to linebacker ... Also played on special teams ... Had three carries for five yards against Vanderbilt (Oct. 2) ... Had one tackle in three different games.
2009: Redshirted ... Was named the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week before the Rutgers game (Oct. 31).
High School: Set single-season school record as a senior with 1,639 rushing yards with 29 TDs ... Also was school's career leader in rushing yards with 2,850 yards and is the leading scorer with 269 ... Had five touchdowns in two different games as a senior and four TDs in another ... Team was 8-1 in senior year ... Had 19 receptions for 318 yards and four TDs as a senior ... Also returned kicks and punts ... Rushed for 1,013 yards as a junior ... First team all-state pick ... Averaged 9.6 yards per carry as a senior ... Team captain ... Named to 2008 All-Scholastic team by both the Boston Globe and Boston Herald.
Personal Profile: Martin V. Hyppolite ... Born on June 17, 1990 ... A political science major.
Most Carries, Game: 7, vs. Memphis, 12/7/13
Most Rush Yards, Game: 60, vs. Buffalo, 9/29/12
Longest Run: 50, vs. Buffalo, 9/29/12