Jan. 4, 2013
STORRS, Conn. - Redshirt-senior tight end Ryan Griffin (Londonderry, N.H.) has been added to the roster of the Raycom College Football All-Star Classic as a representative of the University of Connecticut football team. The contest is scheduled for Saturday, January 19 at the Crampton Bowl in Montgomery, Ala.
Griffin, who earned his second-straight second team honor from the BIG EAST and was on the Mackey Award Watch List to start the year, was honored as the Huskies' Offensive Player of the Year. Griffin assaulted the UConn record book for receptions by a tight end throughout his career and after catching 29 passes; six for touchdowns and 484 yards in 2012, his 10 career TDs and 116 receptions are both second all-time by a tight end.
Scheduled for a 2:00 pm kick-off, the Raycom College Football All-Star Classic will air nationally on the CBS Sports Network.