2015 National Football League Draft

NFL Draft

Draft Candidates

Bryon Jones
Jones
Cornerback
New Britain, Conn.
St. Paul (Bristol)
DRAFTED:
First Round (27th Overall) Dallas Cowboys

UConn Bio

2014: Started the first seven games of the season at cornerback before a season-ending injury...finished with 24 tackles, two interceptions and four pass breakups...returned an interception 70 yards for a touchdown at USF (Sept. 19)...notched his second pick of the season at No. 18 East Carolina (Oct. 23)...opened the season with back-to-back five-tackle games vs. BYU (Aug. 29) and Stony Brook (Sept. 6)...notched a season-high seven tackles at Tulane (Oct. 11).

Gus Cruz
Cruz
Offensive Line
Manchester, N.H.
Kimball Union Academy
DRAFTED:
TBD

UConn Bio

2014: Played in all 12 games on the offensive line...started nine contests at left guard.

2013: Started the first five games of the year at right guard before missing the remainder of the season.

Geremy Davis
Davis
Wide Receiver
Lawrenceville, Ga.
Norcross
DRAFTED:
Sixth Round (186th Overall) New York Giants

UConn Bio

2014: Preseason Biletnikoff Award Watch List...started 10 games at wide receiver...finished the year first on UConn with 44 receptions for 521 yards, adding three touchdowns...ended his career as the most prolific receiver in UConn's FBS era and among the top-six in program history in receptions and receiving yards...caught a pass in every game he played, finishing his career with a reception in 36-straight contests dating back to 2011...that streak was tied for 12th-longest in the country...opened the year with seven catches for 96 yards against BYU (Aug. 29)...hauled in six passes for 113 yards and a touchdown vs. Stony Brook (Sept. 6)...went 3-47 and a touchdown vs. Boise State (Sept. 13)...caught a 32-yard score at USF (Sept. 19)...recorded eight catches for 80 yards against Temple (Sept. 27)...had another eight-reception day at Tulane (Oct. 11)...made five catches for 62 yards at Memphis (Nov. 29).

Reuben Frank
Frank
Linebacker
Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Poughkeepsie
DRAFTED:
TBD

UConn Bio

2014: Started all 12 games at defensive end...posted 29 tackles with 4.0 tackles for loss and a sack...notched five tackles and recovered a fumble vs. BYU (Aug. 29)...posted four tackles and a sack at USF (Sept. 19)...recorded 1.5 tackles for loss vs. Temple (Sept. 27)...registered four quarterback hurries and a pass breakup at No. 18 East Carolina (Oct. 23).

Deshon Foxx
Foxx
Wide Receiver
Montvale, N.J.
St. Joseph Regional
DRAFTED:
TBD

UConn Bio

2014: Started all 12 games at wide receiver...also saw time at quarterback...finished the season with 716 all-purpose yards, with 23 carries for 203 yards and 30 receptions for 384 yards...returned 10 punts for 81 yards and three kicks for 48 yards...had UConn's longest rush, reception and punt return, accounting for each of his three touchdowns...posted a 72-yard punt return for a touchdown against Stony Brook (Sept. 6)...caught six passes for 107 yards vs. Boise State (Sept. 13)...rushed three times for 30 yards vs. Temple (Sept. 27)...caught four balls for 120 yards, including an 88-yard touchdown, at No. 18 East Carolina (Oct. 23)...rushed 11 times for 102 yards with a 68-yard score in the win over UCF (Nov. 1)...hauled in six balls for 54 yards at Army (Nov. 8)...finished the year with five carries for 68 yards vs. SMU (Dec. 6).

Alex Mateas
Mateas
Offensive Line
Ottawa, Ont.
Marivale
DRAFTED:
TBD

UConn Bio

2014: Started all 12 games at center, one of three Huskies to start every game on the offensive line.

2013: Started all 12 games at center, one of three Huskies, and the lone non-senior, to start every game on the offensive line.

B.J. McBryde
McBryde
Defensive Line
Beaver Falls, Pa.
Beaver Falls
DRAFTED:
TBD

UConn Bio

2014: Played in all 12 games, starting eight at defensive tackle...finished with 26 tackles...had a season-high six stops, including 0.5 TFL, at USF (Sept. 19)...notched five tackles in the win over UCF (Nov. 1).

Angelo Pruitt
Pruitt
Defensive Line
Cincinnati, Ohio
North College Hill
DRAFTED:
TBD

UConn Bio

2014: Started the season opener vs. BYU (Aug. 29) at defensive end before retiring due to an injury.

2013: Started 10 games on the defensive line, playing in all 12 contests...finished the year with 25 tackles, 6.0 TFL and a sack...had six tackles and two tackles for loss vs. No. 14 Michigan (Sept. 21)...recorded five tackles at Cincinnati (Oct. 19)...had a sack at Temple (Nov. 23).

Chandler Whitmer
Whitmer
Quarterback
Newnan, Ga.
Downers Grove South
DRAFTED:
TBD

UConn Bio

2014: Played in all 12 games, starting eight at quarterback...on the year was 124-for-224 for 1,522 yards and 11 touchdowns...also rushed for 69 yards and two touchdowns...tossed for 303 yards and two touchdowns, adding 35 yards on the ground and another score at No. 18 East Carolina (Oct. 23)...completed 16-of-29 for 209 yards and two touchdowns vs. Boise State (Sept. 13)...connected on 17-of-24 for 141 yards at Tulane (Oct. 11)...threw for 142 yards and two touchdowns in a win over UCF (Nov. 1)...notched 170 yards and two touchdowns through the air at Army (Nov. 8), also rushing seven times for 62 yards and a touchdown.

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