Shirreffs finishes with 162 total yards, but comes up short in close game
QB Shirreffs led the team with 270 passing yards in win over the Black Knights.
QB Shirreffs led the team with 202 passing yards and two touchdowns in win over the Wildcats.
UConn opens the season on Thursday night against national FCS power Villanova.
Head coach Bob Diaco updated the media on the progress of Husky game after morning practice.
Marshall 16, UConn 10 St. Petersburg Bowl December 26, 2015
The Huskies fall to Marshall in the St. Petersburg Bowl.
UConn vs Houston (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs USF (photo by Stephen Slade)
Check out the photo gallery from the UConn football game against USF.
2014: Played in all 12 games, starting five at tailback as a true freshman...led UConn with 429 yards rushing and three touchdowns...capped the season with 101 yards on the ground and a touchdown vs. SMU (Dec. 6)...punched in two goal-line scores in a win over UCF (Nov. 1)...recorded a season-long 11-yard reception vs. BYU (Aug. 29)...carried eight times for 37 yards vs. Temple (Sept. 27)...posted a season-best 23-yard carry at Tulane (Oct. 11)...rushed six times for 48 yards at Army (Nov. 8)...posted 67 yards on the ground at Memphis (Nov. 29).
High School: Played running back and outside linebacker at Palmetto Ridge...named to the Naples Daily News All-Area team in 2013...rushed for 1,522 yards on 255 carriers with 16 touchdowns as a senior in 2013...also notched 18 tackles at linebacker...in three varsity seasons, rushed for 3,343 yards and 32 touchdowns, averaging 6.0 yards per carry...named honorable mention All-State by the Associated Press...also played basketball at Palmetto Ridge.
Personal Profile: Ron Erickson Johnson II..an exploratory major.
RON JOHNSON'S CAREER HIGHS
Most Carries: 23, vs. SMU, 12/6/14
Most Rush Yards: 101, vs. SMU, 12/6/14
Longest Run: 29, vs. Houston, 11/21/15
Most Rush TDs: 2, vs. UCF, 11/1/14
Most Receptions: 2, vs. USF, 10/17/15
Longest Reception: 22, vs. USF, 10/17/15
Most Rec. Yards: 22, vs. USF, 10/17/15