Connecticut vs. Western Michigan Post-Game Notes
Connecticut running back Lyle McCombs has over 100 yards rushing in three of five games this year. He had a career-long 65-yard run in second quarter. It was the longest rush of the season for UConn.
Western Michigan quarterback Alex Carder threw for 211 yards and 2 TDs in the first half. Receiver Jordan White with 110 yards and a TD.
Western Michigan quarterback Alex Carder threw a career high of 479 yards. Carder also threw 5 TDs.
Connecticut quarterback Johnny McEntee threw for a career high 300 yards and 4 TDs. McEntee's 4 TDs is the most by a Connecticut quarterback since D.J. Hernandez on Nov. 11, 2006.
McEntee recorded the first 300 yard passing game for the Huskies since Zach Frazer Oct. 10, 2009
Connecticut receiver Kashif Moore had 2 touchdown receptions, his 3rd touchdown of the season and 11th of career. He had an individual season-long 47-yard reception in third quarter
Connecticut DT Kendall Reyes had 2 sacks coming into this game and sacked Carter twice to give him four on the season.
First career sack in third quarter for Connecticut linebacker Yawin Smallwood.
26 yard touchdown catch by Connecticut Lyle McCombs is first in career in fourth quarter, fifth overall touchdown.
Huskies held Western Michigan to just 28 yards (-2 yards rushing) in the first quarter. Connecticut held Western Michigan to just 11 overall rushing yards.
Connecticut committed a season high of 10 penalties for 95 yards. Previous season high of 5 penalties for 40 yards against Vanderbilt. Connecticut came in with 15 total penalties over 4 games and committed 4 in the first quarter.
Yawin Smallwood and Jory Johnson led the Huskies with 10 tackles each.
Oct. 1, 2011