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    2013 LETTER OF INTENT SIGNEES

    Follow along as we post our most recent confirmations here. Click on photos or names to see bios and videos.

    Photo Name Position Height Weight Hometown / High School
    UConn Football Boland, Michael DT 6-5 265 Dunmore, Pa./Dunmore
    UConn Football Boyle, Tim QB 6-4 215 Middlefield, Conn./Xavier
    UConn Football Britton, Chris LB 6-3 210 Harrisburg, Pa./Harrisburg
    UConn Football Fatukasi, Folorunso DT 6-4 280 Far Rockaway, N.Y./Beach Channel
    UConn Football Fuchs, Jordan TE 6-5 220 Malverne, N.Y./Christ the King
    UConn Football Hadley, Javon CB 5-11 170 Miami, Fla./Miami Palmetto
    UConn Football Holines, Sha-ki DE 6-3 255 Springfield, Mass./Commerce
    UConn Football Hopkins, Thomas OT 6-6 300 Hawthorne, N.Y./Westlake
    UConn Football Jasudowich, Cory LB 6-2 227 North Branford, Conn./Cheshire Academy
    UConn Football Joseph, Junior LB 6-1 243 Sinking Springs, Pa./Wilson Westlawn
    UConn Football Lagow, Richard QB 6-6 213 Plano, Texas/Plano Senior
    UConn Football Lemelle, Brian WR 5-11 175 Harrisburg, Pa./Bishop McDevitt
    UConn Football Lucas, Thomas CB 6-2 185 Silver Springs, Md./Paint Branch
    UConn Football Marriner, Joshua RB 5-9 188 Chesapeake, Va./Western Branch
    UConn Football Myers, Thomas TE 6-5 237 Coventry, Conn./Coventry
    UConn Football Ormsby, Cole DE 6-4 235 Windsor, Conn./Windsor
    UConn Football Schafenacker, Kyle OG 6-4 285 Cooper City, Fla./St. Thomas Aquinas
    UConn Football Stapleton, Cameron DE 6-4 225 Staten Island, N.Y./Poly Prep Country Day
    UConn Football Stevens, Jalen DE 6-4 220 Goose Creek, S.C./Goose Creek
    UConn Football Taylor, Kivon QB 6-5 196 Atlanta, Ga./Grady
    UConn Football Thompson, Quinn TE 6-6 225 Edinboro, Pa./General McLane
    UConn Football Walsh, Matthew FB 6-0 225 Madison, Conn./Daniel Hand
    UConn Football Wright, Chasz OT 6-7 285 Woodbridge, Va./Hylton

    2013 SIGNEE BIOS

    Michael Boland  |  DT  |  6-5  |  265  |  Dunmore, Pa./Dunmore
    Projected to be a defensive lineman at Connecticut...as a senior, won both the offensive and defensive Hookey Reap award for the top lineman in Lackawanna (Pa.) County...was also all-region and all-state as an offensive lineman...blocked for two 1,000-yard rushers on team..had 67 tackles, 14 sacks and 14 tackles for loss in senior year...was all-region in junior year as an offensive lineman...team went 14-2 in senior season...advanced to championship game of Class A of PIAA tournament...was also team's kicker and scored 32 points...born August 18, 1994.
    Tim Boyle  |  QB  |  6-4  |  215  |  Middlefield, Conn./Xavier
    Was named Connecticut High School Coaches' Association Player of the Year...named first team All-State by the New Haven Register and All-Hartford Courant...named All-Southern Connecticut Conference as a senior..threw for nearly 2,500 yards and 24 touchdowns as a senior as team won state Class LL championship for the third-straight season...also rushed for 295 yards on 60 carries for five TDs..was one of three finalists for the Walter Camp Football Foundation Connecticut Player of the Year Award along with fellow UConn signee Matt Walsh...as a junior, shared starting duties and threw for 850 yards and 15 TDs in six games...born October 3, 1994.

    Chris Britton  |  LB  |  6-3  |  210  |  Harrisburg, Pa./Harrisburg
    Had more than 125 tackles in senior season...team went 11-3 in senior season and advanced to quarterfinals of Pennsylvania Class AAAA playoffs... named to the Pennsylvania roster for the Big 33 All-Star Game on June 15 in Hershey, Pa...missed most of junior year with an injury...also plays basketball...born December 16, 1994.

    Foley Fatukasi  |  DT  |  6-4  |  280  |  Far Rockaway, N.Y./Beach Channel
    Had 78 tackles as a senior with ten sacks…named Second Team All-Queens/Long Island by the New York Daily News as a senior… will play in Empire Challenge All-Star Game in June…team reached PSAL Bowl Division finals in sophomore year and was 6-3 in junior year...was limited to just two games in junior year because of injury…first player from Beach Channel High School to go directly to a FBS school…born March 4, 1995.

    Jordan Fuchs  |  TE  |  6-5  |  220  |  Malverne, N.Y./Christ the King
    Had 27 receptions for 374 yards as a senior...did not play football until the start of his junior year of high school...was named second team All-City by MSG Varsity...as a junior had 25 receptions for 492 yards and nine TDs...also an outstanding basketball player who plays at some high school as current Husky men's basketball player Omar Calhoun...Former UConn women's basketball All-American Sue Bird also attended same high school...born October 26, 1994.

    Javon Hadley  |  CB  |  5-11  |  170  |  Miami, Fla./Miami Palmetto
    Earned All-Dade County Honorable Mention…was invited to three different postseason all-star games…two-time Florida Prep Player of the Week as a senior…born September 19, 1994.

    Sha'ki Holines  |  DE  |  6-3  |  255  |  Springfield, Mass./Commerce
    Was named to the Massachusetts High School Football Coaches Association "Super 26" All-State Team...had 50 tackles as a senior with one interception and a fumble recovery...was named Springfield Republican Division II All-Scholastic first team as a junior and senior...had 80 tackles in 2013, with 29 for a loss...made 13 receptions for 262 yards...as a junior, had 122 tackles and was team's defensive MVP with six sacks...as a tight end, made 27 receptions for 287 yards and three TD ...team went 8-5 in junior year and played in Division II Super Bowl...as a senior, team advanced to semifinals of Division II...born November 18, 1994.
    Thomas Hopkins:  |  OT  |  6-6  |  300  |  Hawthorne, N.Y./Westlake
    Named to the New York State Sportswriters Association Class B First Team...also played defense and made 61 tackles with 5.5 sacks...was named to the 2012 Journal-News Super 11 team...school advanced to Class B state semifinals in sophomore year and was a starter...born July 15, 1994.
    Cory Jasudowich  |  LB  |  6-2  |  227  |  North Branford, Conn./Cheshire Academy
    Was named to the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council Class B All-New England team...was a four-year starter on both offense and defense...projected to be a college linebacker...team went 7-2 in senior year and played in the Tom Flaherty Bowl...his class had an overall record of 29-6 and won two bowls games...played for Team USA in International Bowl on February 5 in Austin, Texas...born September 20, 1994.
    Junior Joseph  |  LB  |  6-1  |  243  |  Sinking Springs, Pa./Wilson Westlawn
    Projected to be a linebacker at UConn after playing both LB and tight end in high school….was named PIAA Class AAA First Team All-State as a senior by Pennsylvania Football News and the Pennsylvania Sports Writers… had 79 tackles as a senior with 17 tackles for a loss..also had five receptions for 63 yards as a senior…team was 13-2 in senior season and advanced to semifinals of PIAA Class AAAA semifinals…as a junior had 59 tackles with 9.0 for a loss and also two touchdown receptions...team was 12-2 and advanced to state semifinals…had 19 tackles as a sophomore..born September 7, 1994.
    Richard Lagow  |  QB  |  6-6  |  213  |  Plano, Texas/Plano Senior
    Was named 2012 All-District 10-5A first team….as 109 for 182 in passing as a senior for 1,968 yards and eight touchdowns…team played in Conference 5A Division I playoffs…as a junior, was 119 for 221 in the air for 1,653 yards and 13 TDs..born September 14, 1994.
    Brian Lemelle  |  WR  |  5-11  |  175  |  Harrisburg, Pa./Bishop McDevitt
    Named Parade Magazine All-America Honorable Mention…Pennsylvania career record holder in receptions (269) and receiving yardage (4,529) while his career TDs (38) is second..was named the Pennsylvania Sports News Class AAA Offensive Player of the Year…had 91 receptions as a senior for 1,546 yards and 11 TDs…also returned punts and kickoffs and was team's punter…team went 14-1 in senior season and advanced to PIAA Class AAA tournament…as a junior, had 93 receptions for 1,630 yards and 13 TDs…team was 13-3 and played in championship game of AAA bracket…had 70 receptions for 1,223 yards and 11 TDs as a sophomore and team was 13-3 and played in AAA championship game, losing by one point…named to the Pennsylvania roster for the Big 33 All-Star Game on June 15 in Hershey, Pa. …played for the winning North team in the Chesapeake Bowl…had three receptions for 98 yards in that contest…born March 31, 1994.
    Thomas Lucas  |  CB  |  6-2  |  185  |  Silver Springs, Md./Paint Branch
    Played in Maryland Crab Bowl game on Dec. 21...was named second team All-Montgomery County 4-A as a senior... had 57 tackles and two interceptions as a junior...team went 9-2 in junior season and earned a Maryland 4A North playoff berth...born November 21, 1994.
    Joshua Marriner  |  RB  |  5-9  |  188  |  Chesapeake, Va./Western Branch
    Was named First Team All-Tidewater by the Virginian Pilot..rushed for 2,168 yards as a senior on 253 carries with 24 rushing touchdowns and 26 total touchdowns...had two receptions - both for touchdowns...also made 27 tackles on defense with eight for a loss...had 298 yards of kickoff return yardage...team was 9-3 in senior year and advanced to second round of Virginia Division Six tournament...gained 417 yards in single game on 20 carries against Great Bridge in late October...the game was ten yards short of the South Hampton Roads single-game record..1,898 regular season yards in 2012 is fourth in South Hampton Roads' all-time list...Southeastern District and Eastern Region Offensive Player of the Year...born April 25, 1995.
    Thomas Myers  |  TE  |  6-5  |  237  |  Coventry, Conn./Coventry
    Four-year letterman, three-year starter and team captain...was starting tight end, defensive end/safety and punter/kicker...had 27 receptions for 529 yards and seven TDs as a senior... earned First Team All-Hartford Courant as a senior and second team all-state honors from the New Haven Register...had 15 receptions for team that earned a spot in the Class L playoffs as a junior... was honorable mention All-Hartford Courant in junior year...three-time all-conference pick...also plays basketball and track and field...two-time Class S state champion in the javelin and won New England title in 2011...also four-year starter in basketball and averaged 18 points and 12 rebounds a game as a junior earning second team all-state honors...honor roll student...father Norm played football at UConn from 1981-84 while his mother Peggy (Walsh) was a women's basketball player from 1982-86 at UConn with 1,413 career points and 937 rebounds, which still ranks fifth in school history...born June 26, 1995.
    Cole Ormsby  |  DE  |  6-4  |  235  |  Windsor, Conn./Windsor
    Had 85 tackles in his senior season and led the state with 17 sacks...in senior year, team advanced to Class L championship game...had nine tackles and two sacks in two different games...made two sacks in Class L semifinals victory...named All-Central Connecticut Conference and Connecticut High School Coaches Association All-Defense...named Hartford Courant Defensive Player-of-the-Year and all-state by the New Haven Register and the Walter Camp Football Foundation...also played offense at the end position...as a junior, made 64 tackles with 13 sacks...team advanced to semifinals of Class L playoffs...born October 20, 1995.
    Kyle Schafenacker  |  OG  |  6-4  |  285  |  Cooper City, Fla./St. Thomas Aquinas
    Starting left tackle on team that won Florida 7A state championship as a senior...was named Florida High School Athletic Association 7A First Team All-State...team had 604 yards of total offense in 41-25 win over Tallahassee Lincoln for title...team went 13-2 in senior season and ended with a ten-game winning streak...team won district title in 2010 and 2012 and also state title in 2010...born July 4, 1995.
    Cameron Stapleton  |  DE  |  6-4  |  225  |  Staten Island, N.Y./Poly Prep Country Day
    Was team captain as a senior...was team Defensive MVP in both junior and senior seasons...had 39 tackles as a senior with nine sacks and had 33 tackles with six sacks in junior year...as a sophomore in 2010, had 28 tackles with five sacks...will play in Empire Challenge All-Star Game in June...born August 11, 1994.
    Jalen Stevens  |  DE  |  6-4  |  220  |  Goose Creek, S.C./Goose Creek
    Had 126 tackles in senior year with six sacks…team advanced to state semifinals in senior year…earned all-county honors from the (Goose Creek/Hanahan) Gazette and was second team as a junior…team went 14-1 in junior year and won South Carolina Class AAA-Division II championship…born October 17, 1994.
    Kivon Taylor  |  QB  |  6-5  |  196  |  Atlanta, Ga./Grady
    Team captain as a senior and dual-threat quarterback at Grady High School in Atlanta…selected to play in the 2012 Georgia All-Star Game…honored as a USA Academic All-America Team…named to the 2013 FBU International All-Star Game…led team to a 2012 GHSA AAAA Playoff appearance and a 9-4 record.
    Quinn Thompson  |  TE  |  6-5  |  225  |  Edinboro, Pa./General McLane
    Will play tight end at Connecticut...named First Team Class AAA All-State by Pennsylvania Football News...was a quarterback and defensive lineman as a senior with 226 passing yards for two TDs...rushed for 721 yards with seven TDs...had four games with 100 yards of rushing or more...made 21 tackles on defense with a sack...team had a 9-3 record as a senior and earned a spot in the Pennsylvania Class AAA playoffs...had nine catches for 250 yards and six TDs as a junior with 80 carries for 292 yards and five TDs..on defense had 80 tackles for seven sacks...attended same high school as '11 and '12 UConn captain Blidi Wreh-Wilson...also plays basketball...born August 9, 1994.
    Matthew Walsh  |  FB  |  6-0  |  225  |  Madison, Conn./Daniel Hand
    Named the New Haven Register All-State Most Valuable Player and All-Hartford Courant…named to the Walter Camp Football Foundation and Connecticut High School Coaches' Association all-state teams…was one of three finalists for the Walter Camp Football Foundation Connecticut Player of the Year Award along with fellow UConn signee Tim Boyle…projected to play fullback at UConn…scored five rushing TDs in win over Xavier and had a total of ten for the season…had 182 tackles in senior year with three sacks…had 15 tackles, 10 solo, and forced two fumbles in state Class L championship game in 2012…team went 13-0 in junior and senior years and won state Class L title both seasons…as a junior had 100 tackles as a linebacker and two sacks…earned New Haven Register All-Area honors as a junior…born April 4, 1995.
    Chasz Wright  |  OT  |  6-7  |  285  |  Woodbridge, Va./Hylton
    Projected to play offensive tackle at Connecticut...had 55 tackles as a senior with seven sacks and two caused fumbles...team went 11-3 in senior season and advanced to semifinals of state playoffs in Class 6...as a junior made 29 tackles with a sack...team went 11-1 and advanced to state quarterfinals...also plays basketball...born March 18, 1995.