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UConn Defensive End Tim Willman Headed To Jacksonville Jaquars Rookie Camp

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Camp is this weekend…

What’s goin’ on?

He had a really nice Pro Day…

All the best to Tim Willman in his quest here. Good young man, good player. Addition to any lockerroom. Former Huskies Dwayne Gratz and Jordan Todman are on the squad in Jax…



A High Honor: Kinsman Award Goes To Gratz (Football) and Hughes (Softball)

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For the release from UConn and their incredible stories click here but former cornerback and recent third round NFL draft pick Dwayne Gratz and softball player Dana Hughes  are the recipients of the Kinsman Award, the counseling program’s highest honor for a student-athlete.

In recent weeks Gratz has opened up on his personal story here. This is tremendous news on top of all the rest lately for him and his family. Good stuff…

Congratulations to both D-Gratz and Dana ….




UConn Huskies Shine At NFL Combine…

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Here’s a look at how they did in the big events.

The cornerbacks worked out today and for UConn that means Dwayne Gratz and Blidi Wreh-Wilson.

Linebacker Sio Moore and defensive end Trevardo Williams put up some serious numbers during their drills on Monday.

More on that in a minute.

Gratz tied for first among corners in the bench press with 22 reps. He also ran a 4.47-second 40-yard dash which was 14th best among corners. Gratz was fifth in the vertical jump with a leap of 38 inches. Gratz tied for 12th in the Broad Jump 10 feet, 5 inches.

Wreh-Wilson was fourth in the Broad Jump, 10′ 8″.  The two-time Huskies captain ran a 4.53 40 and had 14 reps on the bench press and got up 36.5″ in the vertical. Continue reading

Huskies Dwayne Gratz, Sio Moore, Blidi Wreh-Wilson And Trevardo Williams Set For NFL Combine

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Reads from the week…

Dwayne Gratz Hopes To Make Noise At NFL Combine

Sio Moore Proud of UConn But Looks Toward NFL

Blidi Wreh-Wilson Could Be First UConn Player Taken

Trevardo Williams won’t Be Able To Go All Out At NFL Combine

UConn Players Say Pasqualoni Prepared Them For NFL Future

(Note: defensive linemen and linebacker events will be held on Monday. Corners and safeties are scheduled to bench press on Monday with the on-field testing on Tuesday. The on-field testing can be seen on the NFL Network)