The football team welcomed back players from all generations on Friday.
Winners this weekend will continue their march for a Super Bowl apperance.
Five players and one general manager have Husky ties.
Byron Jones and Geremy Davis were among the impressive UConn performers.
UConn alumni in the NFL Playoffs, Sherman named All-Pro and bowl results for 2015 opponents.
2009: One of four captains on the 2009 team...played in all 13 games in 2009 and made 10 starts...had nine receptions for 71 yards and also had one rush for three yards...also had 24 tackles this season and 49 during his career, mostly on special teams...earned the Special Teams Game Ball vs. Syracuse (Nov. 28).
2008: As a true sophomore earned the starting fullback position ... Emerged as a top-flight receiver for the Huskies ... Was the second-leading receiver on the team with 26 receptions for 270 yards ... Had 12 receptions through the first eight games of the year, but then made 14 in the final five ... Had seven receptions for 51 yards against West Virginia (Nov. 1) and four receptions for 45 yards against South Florida (Nov. 23) ... Had five rushes for 36 yards this year.
2007: Played in all 13 contests as a true freshman as both a fullback and on special teams ... Started against Syracuse (Nov. 17) lined up as an H-back and at West Virginia (Nov. 24) in a fullback position ... Had six carries on the year for 18 yards and two catches for nine yards ... Also made 12 tackles ... Three of his six carries came against Akron (Sept. 29) for six yards ... Had one catch in each of the final two games of the regular season against the Orange and Mountaineers ... Season-high in tackles was three against USF (Oct. 27).
High School: The 2006 Gatorade Player of the Year in Massachusetts ... Named first-team All-State ... Selected for the Shriners' All-Star Game ... Named All-Scholastic by the Boston Globe and the Boston Herald ... Also thrice named to the Attleboro Sun-Chronicle All-Star team ... All-League three years in a row ... Ran for 1,202 yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior, also making 100 tackles ... School's career leader in rushing yards (2,537), scoring (284) and touchdowns (48) ... Team and Hockomock League Offensive MVP ... Team captain in football, track and baseball, and a Sun Chronicle All-Star in all three as well ... A two-time All-League baseball player ... Teammate of current UConn safety Robert Vaughn at North Attleboro.
Personal Profile: Anthony Michael Sherman ... Born on December 11, 1988 ... A pre-kinesiology major.
ANTHONY SHERMAN'S CAREER HIGHS
Most Carries: 6 vs. Hofstra, 8/28/08
Most Rushing Yards: 16, 2x, last at South Florida, 11/23/08
Longest Run: 16 vs. West Virginia, 11/1/08
Most Receptions: 7 vs. West Virginia, 11/1/08
Most Receiving Yards: 63 vs. Oklahoma, 1/1/11
Longest Reception: 41 vs. Oklahoma, 1/1/11