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UConn Football Vs. UCF Post-Game Notes

Nov. 1, 2014

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·    With the win, UConn earned its first victory over UCF and improved to 1-1 all-time against the Knights.
·    The Huskies totaled a season-high 179 rushing yards in the win over the Knights.
·    Saturday’s result marked the first loss ever for UCF in American Athletic play. The Knights were 11-0 entering the game.
·    Safety Andrew Adams tied a program record with three interceptions in the game, becoming the first Husky to have three picks in a game since Darius Butler did it against Army in 2005. It was the first multi-pick game for Adams, who had two career interceptions prior to the contest.
·    The Huskies tallied four interceptions in a game for the first time this season. UConn came into the game with just two picks all year.
·    Noel Thomas’ 38-yard touchdown catch at the end of the first half was the longest reception of his career. His 22-yard touchdown in the third quarter gave him his first-ever multi-touchdown game, and his 83 receiving yards against the Knights mark a career high. The sophomore has three touchdowns in UConn’s last two games.
·    Cornerback Jamar Summers, who made his first career start today, recorded UConn’s first blocked field goal of the season in the first quarter.
·    Wide receiver Deshon Foxx’s 68-yard rushing touchdown in the second quarter marked the longest run of his career. His touchdown was also the longest running play for the Huskies this season, and he finished the game with 102 rushing yards, eclipsing 100 yards in a game for the first time ever.
·    Foxx’s 102-yard rushing performance marked the first time a Husky rushed for 100 yards in a game since Lyle McCombs did it against SMU on Nov. 16, 2013.
·    Linebacker Jefferson Ashiru recorded his first career interception in the third quarter.
·    Tight end Sean McQuillan hauled in his longest reception (16 yards) of the season in the third quarter.
·    Running back Ron Johnson scored his first and second career rushing touchdowns in the second half. His first score was from one yard out, and his second touchdown came on a 2-yard run.
 

 

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