Former Huskies are looking to begin their professional careers in football.
Huskies continue to prepare for 2013 season.
Gratz, Moore and Wreh-Wilson taken third round; Williams and Griffin taken on Saturday.
Wide Receiver and Kick Returner to Play in Second Annual All-Star Game
Head Coach Paul Pasqualoni Announced the 2012 Team Award Winners on Sunday Night
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In the Husky career record books is first in yards per return average with 28.3, is tied for third in number of KO returns with 55, second in KO yardage with 1,556 and tied for first for KO returns for TDs with two.
2011: Played in all 12 games as a junior ... Was the fifth-leading receiver on the team last year ... had two receptions in win over Buffalo (Sept. 24), including one for a 64-yard TD ... had a 26-yard reception for a TD against Western Michigan (Oct. 1) ... also had multiple reception games vs. West Virginia (Oct. 8), Louisville (Nov. 19) and Cincinnati (Dec. 3) ... was again the primary kickoff returner for UConn with 37 returns for an average of 24.9 yards per return ... also had 22 punt returns for an average of 5.6 yards per return ... in the Husky career record books: first in yards per return average with 28.3, is tied for third in number of KO returns with 55, second in KO yardage with 1,556 and tied for first for KO returns for TDs with two ... was named to the 2011 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
2010: An All-BIG EAST First Team selection...His 35.29 yard average was also a school single-season record...Finished the year ranked first in the country in kickoff returns at 35.29 yards per return...Played in 11 games and became the Huskies kickoff returner midway through the season...Returned two kickoffs for touchdowns in 2010 with a 95-yarder against Pittsburgh (Nov. 11) and a 100-yarder vs. Rutgers (Oct. 8)...The 100-yarder was the fourth in school history...Only the second Husky in school history to have two kickoff returns for a TD in addition to Tyvon Branch, who had both of his in 2007...His 600 kickoff return yards were seventh in school single-season history...Had a 54-yard kickoff return vs. Vanderbilt (Oct. 2) and got the Special Teams Game Ball.
2009: One of three true freshmen to earn a varsity letter in 2009...saw time in seven games and made two receptions for 18 yards...both of those receptions came in the Rhode Island game...also had a kickoff return for 36 yards against Rhode Island.
High School: Named 2008 Trenton Times Player of the Year ... team captain and MVP ... all-conference on both offense and defense as a junior and senior and all-conference on defense as a sophomore ... as a junior, made 50 tackles with three interceptions ... had 11 interceptions as a sophomore.
Personal Profile: Nick Williams...born November 23, 1990...A pre-kinesiology major.
NICK WILLIAMS' CAREER HIGHS
Most Receptions, game: 2, 5x, last at Cincinnati, 12/3/11
Most Rec. Yards, game: 113, at Buffalo, 9/24/11
Longest Reception: 64, at Buffalo, 9/24/11