Football Walk-On Tryouts Set For May 1

    UCONNHUSKIESDOTCOM The UConn football team will have walk-on tryouts on May 1.
    The UConn football team will have walk-on tryouts on May 1.

    April 23, 2014

    Fall walk-on tryout for the University of Connecticut football team will take place on Thursday, May 1 at 7:00 a.m. at the Burton Family Complex and The Mark R. Shenkman Training Center.

    Requirements of candidates:

    Must currently be enrolled in at least 12 hours of class at UConn, Storrs Campus (Full-Time Students).

    Must present a current class schedule showing you are enrolled as a full time student

    Must have played High School Football

    Class schedule has to be set so that you can attend practices/meetings and weight lifting times

    Must be cleared on eligibility issues, by compliance, and by medical staff

    Spots are not guaranteed - there is a roster limit and the coaching staff reserves the right to make cuts

    All prospective walk-on candidates must have a physical within the past six months and know their Sickle Cell status prior to any try-out

    All candidates must either obtain their Sickle Cell test result from their physician or have a blood test done by their physician

    Must email Director of Player Personnel Michael Painter by April 28, 2014 for an information packet

    Candidates who don't have these materials will be unable to participate. In addition, candidates who have undergone a previous try out with the Huskies will not receive preferential treatment. In addition, all those who have tried out before will need to present all materials as previous documents were not kept on file.

    Any questions should be directed to the UConn Football office at 860-486-2718 or Michael Painter, Director of Player Personnel: Michael.Painter@uconn.edu