Former Huskies are looking to begin their professional careers in football.
Shamar Stephen was named Team MVP, while Geremy Davis and Yawin Smallwood earned Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year honors
UConn looking for its first win of the season and in American play.
Huskies continue to prepare for 2013 season.
Huskies hitting the field to get ready for 2013 season.
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Sophomore quarterback Chandler Whitmer threw for 219 yards and the Huskies scored touchdowns on offense, defense and special teams to beat UMass 37-0.
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2013: Spent his fourth season as UConn's punter, etching his name in the UConn record books for total punts, yardage and average...first all-time in punts (308), second in average (40.7) and first in net yards (12,539)...ECAC Special Teams Player Of The Week on Oct. 13...punted 71 times for a 39.8 yard average, including a long of 60 at SMU (Nov. 23)...placed six punts inside the 20 against USF (Oct. 12)...had a punt of at least 45 yards in all but one game...finished the year with 10 punts of 50 yards or more and 19 dropped inside the 20...also recorded three tackles.
2012: Was a second team All-BIG EAST Conference selection in 2012...Of his 78 punts in 2012, 25 were inside the 20 and 18 were a fair catch...Is second in career punting average at 41.0 yards per punt, just 0.1 yards behind career leader Desi Cullen (2006-09)...Is also second in number of punts in a career (237) and second in net yards (9,710).
2011: Served as the punter in all 12 games ... Was a second team All-BIG EAST pick ... Had a season-long punt of 63 yards vs. West Virginia (Oct. 8) and also had a 62-yarder vs. Buffalo (Sept. 24) ... 21 of his 80 punting attempts last year were inside the 20-yard line and 29 were for fair catches.
2010: Was an effective punter in his first year of collegiate action ... His 41.3 yards per punt average was third in school single-season history ... Earned Special Teams Game Ball for West Virginia (Oct. 29), Syracuse (Nov. 20) and USF (Dec. 4) games ... Has 79 punts this season and has placed 26 of them inside the 20 yard line ... Had a career-long 66 yard punt in season-opener at Michigan.
2009: Redshirted ... Named the Special Teams Scout Player of the Week before the Rhode Island game (Sept. 26).
High School: Earned three letters in football as both a punter and wide receiver ... 4AIAA star selection as both positions in 2008 and '09 ... Team captain and MVP ... Also played basketball and volleyball ... Honor Roll student.
Personal Profile: Cole Michael Wagner ... Born on October 20, 1990 ... An economics major.
Most Punts, Game: 11, at Rutgers, 10/8/10
Longest Punt: 66, at Michigan, 9/4/10
Longest Punt Average, Game: 53.2, at USF, 12/4/10
Most Punts In 20: 6, vs. USF, 10/12/13
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