Annual awards were given out at season-ending event.
The annual Blue vs. White Spring Game will be held on Saturday, April 16.
The event was a great night to celebrate a great season.
Jamar Summers, one of the country's leaders in interceptions, was named First Team.
QB Shirreffs led the team with 202 passing yards and two touchdowns in win over the Wildcats.
UCONN vs USF (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vs Tulsa (photo by Stephen Slade)
UCONN vsECU (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs. Holy Cross (Photos by Stephen Slade)
Pratt Whitney Stadium at Rentchler Field
2016: Started in all 12 games...Ranked third on the team with 81 tackles and finished the season with 1.5 tackles for loss...Recorded a season-high nine tackles vs. Virginia (Sept. 17)...Followed up performance the following week with nine tackles vs. Syracuse (Sept. 24)...Made nine tackles at USF (Oct. 15).
2015: Named All-American Athletic Conference honorable mention...started all 13 games for the Huskies at middle linebacker and was the team's second-leading tackler with 93 stops...has now played in 24 games over the past two seasons with 17 starts...had a career-high 16 tackles against Cincinnati (Oct. 24)..also made nine tackles in win against Villanova (Sept. 3) and at Missouri (Sept. 19)...made seven tackles vs. Marshall (Dec. 26) in the St. Petersburg Bowl...had a forced fumble in win over nationally-ranked Houston (Nov. 21)...had first career interception vs. USF (Oct. 17).
2014: Played in 11 games, starting four at linebacker...finished the season with 41 tackles, including four for loss...opened the year with four tackles, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery vs. BYU (Aug. 29)...had two tackles for loss at USF (Sept. 19)...recorded five tackles and recovered a fumble at Army (Nov. 8)...made six stops vs. Cincinnati (Nov. 22)...closed the season with a career-high seven tackles, including six solo, vs. SMU (Dec. 6).
High School: Was named PIAA Class AAA First Team All-State as a senior by Pennsylvania Football News and the Pennsylvania Sports Writers... had 79 tackles as a senior with 17 tackles for a loss..also had five receptions for 63 yards as a senior...team was 13-2 in senior season and advanced to semifinals of PIAA Class AAAA semifinals...as a junior had 59 tackles with 9.0 for a loss and also two touchdown receptions...team was 12-2 and advanced to state semifinals...had 19 tackles as a sophomore..played in the prestigious Big 33 Classic on June 15 as Pennsylvania topped Maryland 58-27.
Personal: Auguste Joseph...A sociology major.
JUNIOR JOSEPH'S CAREER HIGHS Most Tackles: 16 vs. Cincinnati, 10/24/15 Most TFL: 2.0, at USF, 9/19/14
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