Bobby Puyol hit a 37-yard field goal with 11 seconds left.
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.
UConn ends regular season with another nationally-ranked opponent.
Noel Thomas caught two touchdown passes, including a 45-yarder on a trick play in the fourth quarter
UConn vs Virginia (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Navy (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Maine (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Houston (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn knocks off unbeaten Houston
2015: Led team in receptions with 54 for 719 yards and three TDs...was named All-New England by the New England Football Writers' Association..had a career-high seven receptions in three games -- including win over nationally-ranked Houston (Nov. 21)..against the Cougars, had two touchdown receptions and 108 yards of receiving...was named the American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts...also had a TD reception in win vs. UCF (Oct. 10).
2014: Played in all 12 games, starting five at wide receiver...finished the year with 26 receptions for 305 yards and a team-high four receiving touchdowns...caught four passes for 83 yards and two touchdowns vs. UCF (Nov. 1)...followed that up with a 5-52 day and another touchdown at Army (Nov. 8)...picked up his first touchdown with a 32-yard score at No. 18 East Carolina (Oct. 23)...hauled in four passes for 31 yards at Memphis (Nov. 29)...also recorded four tackles on special teams.
2013: Played in five of the final seven games of the season...had two catches for 26 yards at Cincinnati (Oct. 19)...recorded three tackles on special teams at No. 21 UCF (Oct. 26)...caught a six-yard pass vs. No. 18 Louisville (Nov. 8).
High School: Was named to the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council Class C All-New England team..named by MSG Varsity as its Connecticut Player of the Year...was team captain and MVP at St. Luke's School in New Canaan, Conn....team was 8-1 in senior year and advanced to Fairfield Athletic Association championship game...also won NEPSAC Class C championship with a victory in the Dan Rorke Bowl... wide receiver, running back and quarterback in senior year....had 2,000 yards of offense with 25 touchdowns in senior year...for career, had 4,888 yards of offense with 53 TDs...head coach at St. Luke's is father, Noel Thomas, Sr.
Personal: Noel Patrick Thomas...born Sept. 18, 1994...a pre-communications sciences major.