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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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  • Randy Edsall Met The Challenge

    Randy Edsall was hired as football coach at UConn in 1998, bringing with him 18 years of coaching experience as an assistant but no real certainty in a program that faced plenty of questions. The Huskies were about to embark on a transition to what was...
  • 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...
  • Miami-Dade County Starcaps, Week 9: Is Southridge back? The Spartans certainly believe they are

    During the 1980s and into the 90s, no team in Miami-Dade County enjoyed more success than the Southridge Spartans. Under Jerry Hughes and Don Soldinger, the team was one of the nation's elite programs, sending dozens of top-flight players onto the next...
  • Tuskers pull away from New York to remain unbeaten

    The UFL made its first foray into Connecticut Thursday night and fans at Rentschler Field got see the best of what the league has to offer. They also saw the worst. The Tuskers, who have already clinched a spot in the league title game, faced the winless...
  • Jan. 2: Back-To-Back Losses: Edsall Hired As Football Coach At Maryland

    Randy Edsall met with the UConn football team in the locker room Saturday night after the 48-20 Fiesta Bowl loss to Oklahoma, asking if anyone wanted tospeak. The captains addressed the team, and running back Jordan Todman announced that he was leaving...
  • Jan. 1: Too Much, Too Sooner: UConn Allows 429 Passing Yards In Loss To Oklahoma

    There wasn't much chance of the Huskies quitting or being in awe of ninth-ranked Oklahoma in the Fiesta Bowl Saturday night. That could have been evidenced by the way fullback Anthony Sherman trudged to his way to a 41-yard reception seeking out...
  • 2010 Season: Huskies Looked Cooked

    2010 Season: Huskies Looked Cooked
    Improbable. Unreal. Miraculous. Unbelievable. Whatever it might be, UConn's run to the Big East title in 2010 and its first appearance in a Bowl Championship Series game was nothing short of remarkable. The Huskies entered the season with plenty of...
  • For Terps' Edsall, playing Notre Dame brings back mixed emotions

    For Terps' Edsall, playing Notre Dame brings back mixed emotions
    Connecticut had just defeated Notre Dame in double overtime two seasons ago, but the thoughts of Huskies players were already racing past football and onto something far more profound. It was one of the most significant victories for then-coach Randy...
  • UConn Sets Up Fund For Jasper Howard Statue

    UConn Sets Up Fund For Jasper Howard Statue
    UConn has established a secure giving site for the Jasper "Jazz" Howard Statue fund. Howard, who was a junior cornerback at the time, was stabbed on campus following a party and Homecoming game in October 2009. He died later that night. The hope is to...