As UConn prepares for its season, Huskies are all around the pros.
UConn opens the 2016 football season two weeks from Thursday night.
Quarterback Bryant Sherriffs had 168 yards of passing to lead the Blue.
Huskies and Owls will meet on Military Appreciation Day in American Athletic Conference game.
2015: Has played in 24 games over the past two seasons both a linebacker and on special teams...made 12 tackles this season, including a career-high five vs. UCF (Oct. 10)..also had a pair of tackles in season-opening win vs. Villanova (Sept. 3).
2014: Played in all 12 games a true freshman, seeing time on special teams and at linebacker...recorded 10 tackles on the year...posted two stops at No. 18 East Carolina...had a quarterback hurry vs. UCF (Nov. 1)...finished the year with a season-high four tackles vs. SMU (Dec. 6).
High School: Played defensive end, linebacker and quarterback at Downers Grove North...2013 Daily Herald DuPage County All-Area Team...a Pioneer Local West Suburan All-Conference Silver Division selection...notched 30 tackles during his senior season...also played basketball and high jumped for the track team.
Personal Profile: Vontae Diggs...born November 7, 1995..a human development and family studies major.