UConn football vs. Sacred Heart capsule

Nov. 17—LOCATION — Rentschler Field, East Hartford

Kickoff: noon (WFSB Channel 3)

Records: UConn 1-9, Sacred Heart 2-8

Last game: UConn lost at No. 21 James Madison, 44-6; Sacred Heart beat Central Connecticut State University, 31-24, Nov. 4

Series: First meeting

Players to watch: UConn, r-jr. QB Ta’Quan Roberson (159 for 275, 1,700 yards, 8 TDs, 6 ints), so. RB Victor Rosa (86 carries, 405 yards, 2 TDs), so. RB Cam Edwards (92 carries, 426 yards, 3 TDs), r-sr. OL Christian Haynes, grad WR Brett Buckman (43 catches, 442 yards, 1 TD), r-jr. WR Cam Ross (38 catches, 444 yards, 1 TD), so. TE Justin Joly (41 catches, 469 yards, 1 TD), r-jr. DT Jelani Stafford (33 tackles, eight for loss, 1 fumble recovery, six rushing TDs), r-so. DE Pryce Yates (32 tackles, 8.5 for loss, 3.5 sacks), sr. LB Jackson Mitchell (team-best 95 tackles, 1 int.. 1 fumble recovery for a TD), grad LB Noah Plack (44 tackles, 4.5 for loss), jr. DB Durante Jones (65 tackles, 1 fumble recovery, 1 sack), r-jr. P George Caratan (44.5 yards per kick)

Sacred Heart, grad QB Rob McCoy (88-for-168, 887 yards, 3 TD, 5 ints.), grad RB Malik Grant (706 yards, 4 TDs), sr. RB Jalen Madison (622 yards, 4 TDs), so. WR Aboraa Kwarteng (38 catches, 427 yards, 1 TD), sr. WR Payton Rhoades (17 catches, 193 yards, 1 TD), grad LB Deandre Bryd (71 tackles, 1 sack), grad DL Nick Foglia (51 tackles, 6 for loss, 3 sacks), so. DB Maximus Mongelli (50 tackles, 1 sack), grad DB Mike-Lee Joseph (4 ints.), grad DB Marques Mason (44 tackles, 3 ints.)

Noteworthy: In its regular season home finale, UConn will honor its seniors before the game.

Quotable: “You dread the thought of them not being on your football team anymore and how much you’re going to miss them really in every aspect of it,” coach Jim Mora said about the seniors. “Probably the place you’re going to miss them the least…

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