Dec. 7, 2013
Redshirt freshman Casey Cochran will get his shot as the Huskies' starting QB.
Shakim Phillips catches 10 passes for 178 yards in 32-21 loss.
Redshirt junior wide receiver picks up where he left off last season
Shakim Phillips had two touchdown catches for Connecticut
UConn takes on UCF
UConn vs Maryland Football
Connecticut lost its opening game to Towson, 33-18
Rentschler Field, East Hartford, Conn.
Blue vs. White Game
2013: Started eight games at wide receiver, missing four due to injury...ended the year third on the team with 28 receptions for 406 yards and three touchdowns...opened the year with five catches for 77 yards and two scores vs. Towson (Aug. 29)...had a career day with 10 receptions for 178 yards and a 75-yard touchdown vs. Maryland (Sept. 14)...caught three passes for 38 yards at Cincinnati (Oct. 19)...recorded four catches for 73 yards at SMU (Nov. 16).
2012: Played his first season at UConn in 2012 after transferring from Boston College and was the Huskies' second-leading receiver with 32 receptions...Came on strong at the end of the season, making 14 receptions in the final three games..Tied a career-high with seven receptions in season finale vs. Cincinnati (Dec. 1) after also having seven vs. Temple (Oct. 13)..Had his only TD reception of the season in win over Louisville (Nov. 24)...Had five receptions for 52 yards in win over Pittsburgh (Nov. 9)...Also had four receptions for 42 yards vs. Western Michigan (Sept. 22).
2011: Sat out season due to NCAA transfer rules ... Was named the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the USF game (Oct. 15).
2010: Appeared in four games for Boston College ... Caught first pass of his career for nine yards at Florida State.
High School: Played at DePaul Catholic High School ... Played for the East team in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on Jan. 9, 2010 in San Antonio, Texas ... Led DePaul to a 7-2 mark in 2009 ... Made 40 catches for 765 yards and 12 scores in 2008.
Personal Profile: Shakim Kemar Phillips ... Born on March 19, 1992 ... An resource economics major.
Most Receptions, Game: 10, vs. Maryland, 9/14/13
Most Receiving Yards, Game: 178, vs. Maryland, 9/14/13
Longest Reception: 75, vs. Maryland, 9/14/13
Most Touchdowns: 2, vs. Towson, 8/29/13