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    Muhammad Petrus
    57 Muhammad Petrus
    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    St. Laurent, Que.

    High School:
    Vanier Prep

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 292

    Position:
    Center

    Birthdate:
    02/22/1986

    2009: Talented redshirt sophomore who moved over to the center position this past season and started all 13 games... earned the Offensive Game Ball along with his fellow offensive line starters after the win against Notre Dame (Nov. 21).

    2008: Started all 13 games for the Huskies at left guard in 2008 ... Was named to the Sporting News and Football Writers Association of America All-Freshman team ... Was part of an offensive line that allowed running back Donald Brown to lead the country in rushing ... UConn team was ranked 20th in the country in rushing yards per game and second in the BIG EAST at 204.58 yards per game ... Earned a game ball, along with his fellow offensive linemen, in UConn's win over Virginia (Sept. 13) ... Assisted Donald Brown and company by helping team to rush for 358 yards in the International Bowl victory over Buffalo (Jan. 3).

    2007: Redshirted ... Named the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week prior to the Rutgers (Nov. 3), Syracuse (Nov. 17) and West Virginia (Nov. 24) games.

    High School: A 2006 Canadian All-Star ... Captain of Team Canada ... Member of 2005 Team Canada Global Junior Championship team and MVP of the championship game ... Helped Vanier to the Cegep Championship in 2006 with a 12-1 record ... Also captained Vanier, the same school that produced former Husky Shawn Mayne.

    Personal Profile: Muhammad Petrus ... Born on February 22, 1986 ... A psychology major.