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Jasper Howard

Jasper Howard
Jasper Howard was a starting cornerback for the UConn Huskies football team. Howard, from Miami, started all 13 games last year at cornerback as a true sophomore and also led the Big East conference in punt returns. He was killed Oct. 18, 2009 in a campus stabbing.
Jasper Howard was a starting cornerback for the UConn Huskies football team. Howard, from Miami, started all 13 games last year at cornerback as a true sophomore and also led the Big East conference in punt returns. He was killed Oct. 18, 2009 in a campus stabbing. « Show less

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  • Punter Justin Wain A Rare Bright Spot In UConn's 1-6 Season

    Punter Justin Wain A Rare Bright Spot In UConn's 1-6 Season
    STORRS – Justin Wain had a third-quarter punt go just 25 yards against East Carolina Saturday. The Huskies trailed 21-14 at the time, and East Carolina was probably a bit stunned that one-win UConn was that close. The ball landed at the ECU 35-...
  • UCF's Receivers Could Make Jones' Absence Stand Out At Rent

    UCF's Receivers Could Make Jones' Absence Stand Out At Rent
    STORRS — The Huskies are going to miss senior cornerback Byron Jones, injured last week and out for the season with a shoulder injury. In fact, they already do, and surely will on Saturday when Central Florida (5-2, 3-0) brings a trio of talented...
  • UConn's Vann Among Top Tacklers In Nation, Lets Faith Lead Him

    UConn's Vann Among Top Tacklers In Nation, Lets Faith Lead Him
    When you talk to UConn linebacker Marquise Vann about being one of the top tacklers in the nation, he immediately turns the focus elsewhere. Vann, a junior captain, averages 9.3 tackles, 36th in the nation, on a defense that is ranked No. 17. The 6-...
  • Edsall Donation Pushes Jasper Howard Memorial Fund Over Top

    Edsall Donation Pushes Jasper Howard Memorial Fund Over Top
    UConn officials said Tuesday that fundraising has been completed for the Jasper Howard Memorial, with former coach Randy Edsall making a donation that helped organizers reach the goal. The memorial will be dedicated at halftime of UConn's homecoming...
  • Randy Edsall provides 'lead gift' for memorial in honor of ex-UConn player

    Randy Edsall provides 'lead gift' for memorial in honor of ex-UConn player
    The University of Connecticut has completed fundraising for a memorial in honor of former Huskies cornerback Jasper Howard, who was killed at an on-campus dance in 2009. The “lead gift” for the memorial came from Maryland's Randy Edsall, who...
  • Fundraising Goal Met For Jasper Howard Memorial; Dedication Set For UConn Homecoming Game Nov.1 Vs. UCF

        What’s goin on? Here’s some good news. Nice work all…. The release from UConn… Fundraising for a memorial in honor of Jasper Howard, the University of Connecticut football student-athlete who tragically lost his...
  • Newsome Already Making His Presence Felt

    Newsome Already Making His Presence Felt
    EAST HARTFORD — Connecticut's own Arkeel Newsome provided one of the few bright spots in UConn's 36-10 loss to Temple on Saturday at Rentschler Field. Newsome, the state's career rushing leader, scored his first collegiate touchdown on a 74-yard...
  • From The Courant Archives: March 22, Howard Talked About Being A Leader In The Spring

    Jasper Howard has been running around spring practice like a spring chicken. The junior cornerback has been bouncing from place to place with a smile on his face between plays. He slaps high-fives, chatting it up with teammates. "Jazz," as he is...
  • UConn Football Player Jasper Howard Stabbed To Death On Campus

    UConn Football Player Jasper Howard Stabbed To Death On Campus
    About nine hours after his Huskies walked off Rentschler Field with a victory over Louisville, after a press conference filled with smiles and platitudes, UConn football coach Randy Edsall's phone rang. When the phone rings at that hour, Edsall said, it's...
  • A Look At The Louisville Cardinals

    They came barreling into the Big East with plenty of pump. But in 2010 Charlie Strong will be the third coach to start a season with the Louisville Cardinals in five years. First meeting: 2000 (2005 was the first meeting as a member of the Big East)...
  • Jan. 4, 2009: NFL-Bound Brown's 261 Yards Help Huskies Overcome Turnovers

    Originally published Jan. 4, 2009 There has been no confirmation that there was paint peeling in the UConn locker room at halftime of the International Bowl. But clearly a message got across after UConn had six first-half fumbles, losing five, leading...