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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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  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Huskies Nearly Pull Off The Upset Against Michigan

    Jeff Jacobs: Huskies Nearly Pull Off The Upset Against Michigan
    EAST HARTFORD —If they played like this every game, they wouldn't be 0-3. If they played like this every game, Paul Pasqualoni wouldn't be 10-17 since taking over in 2011 and his job wouldn't be hanging by a thread or two.    If the Rentschler...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...