As 2016 season is near, there was one more honor from the 2015-16 academic year.
Redshirt junior QB Bryant Shirreffs has moved his game forward during fall camp.
UConn will be bowl eligible for the first time since 2010 with a win.
As spring practice contineus, Diaco likes how the position is shaping up.
Huskies now less than two weeks away from season-opener vs. Towson.
2016: Played in five games, started three...Helped the Huskies rush for 100 yards or more on six occasions...Offense rushed for 200 yards against Maine in season opener (Sept 1). Team passed for over 200 yards in seven games including a season-high 306 at USF (Oct. 15).
2015: Started all 13 games for the Huskies at left guard..was part of a UConn offensive line that saw the same starting five in all 12 games...has played in 25 games over the past two years.
2014: Played in all 12 games on special teams...recorded a tackle at No. 18 East Carolina (Oct. 23)... was named to the 2014 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.
High School: Named to the New York State Sportswriters Association Class B First Team...also played defense and made 61 tackles with 5.5 sacks...was named to the 2012 Journal-News Super 11 team...school advanced to Class B state semifinals in sophomore year and was a starter.
Personal: Thomas Andrew Hopkins...An economics major.