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UConn vs. Buffalo Post Game Notes

Sept. 29, 2012

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  • Redshirt sophomore quarterback Chandler Whitmer completed 15-of-22 passes for 227 yards and a touchdown. He had completions to eight different receivers. His 36-yard pass to redshirt senior tight end Ryan Griffin was a career long for Whitmer.
  • Griffin’s second quarter 36-yard touchdown was his longest reception of the season.  It was his second touchdown of the season and the sixth of his career. The six touchdown receptions place him tied for fifth in career history among all UConn tight ends.
  • Senior Trevardo Williams had a sack in the second quarter. It now gives him 25.5 for his career, ranking him second all-time in Connecticut history and improves him to 34.5 tackles for loss. This places him ninth all time among tackles for loss.  Williams entered the contest seventh in the nation in sacks per game.
  • Redshirt junior Martin Hyppolite’s second quarter touchdown was 50 yards a career long. Prior to that rush he had seven carries for ten yards in his career. Hyppolite finished with a career best 60 yards rushing on six carries.
  • Redshirt sophomore Ty-Meer Brown’s second quarter interception was the fourth of his career.
  • Redshirt junior Punter Cole Wagner’s first punt of the game was down in the 20. He now has eleven punts down inside the 20 this season and four for the game.
  • Redshirt senior linebacker Jory Johnson registered a career high fourteen tackles including two for loss.
  • Redshirt sophomore linebacker Yawin Smallwood, who entered the game first in the BIG EAST and fourth in the nation in tackles, registered 11 in the contest.  
  • Redshirt sophomore Lyle McCombs third quarter touchdown is his fourth of the year, and the eleventh of his career.
  • Senior Nick Williams’ four receptions tied his career high set last week at Western Michigan.
  • The win gives the Huskies a record of 19-4 all-time against MAC schools.
  • The touchdown scored by Buffalo in the first quarter, was the first first quarter touchdown allowed by the Huskies this season.
  • The Huskies’ 92-yard drive in the first quarter was the longest of the season for Connecticut.
  • The Huskies played turnover-free football while forcing two turnovers by the Bulls.