Ron Johnson
Ron  Johnson


Naples, Fla.

High School:
Palmetto Ridge

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 226

Running Back


UConn Outlasts Army, 22-17

QB Shirreffs led the team with 270 passing yards in win over the Black Knights.


UConn Holds Off Villanova 20-15 in Season Opener

QB Shirreffs led the team with 202 passing yards and two touchdowns in win over the Wildcats.


Shirreffs Named Starting QB As Huskies Prepare For Villanova

UConn opens the season on Thursday night against national FCS power Villanova.


Huskies Have Two Practices On Wednesday

Head coach Bob Diaco updated the media on the progress of Husky game after morning practice.


Husky Football Awards Show Held On Friday

The 2014 team built a solid foundation for the future of the program.


UConn vs Houston

UConn vs Houston (photo by Stephen Slade)


UConn vs USF

UConn vs USF (photo by Stephen Slade)


UConn 20, USF 28

Check out the photo gallery from the UConn football game against USF.


UConn vs. Navy

UConn vs. Navy


UConn vs. Missouri, 9-6

NCAA Football: Connecticut squares off against Missouri at Faurot Field.

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).

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.