Jaguars Dwayne Gratz ready to shed overlooked image

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Dwayne Gratz and the Jacksonville Jaguars appear to be made for each other. The Jaguars have tended to be overlooked, sometimes in their own backyard, and thus will approach the 2013 season with a chip on their shoulder that's more like a boulder. That description applies equally to Gratz, the cornerback out of Connecticut selected by them in the third round...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars Select CB Dwayne Gratz in 2013 NFL Draft

3.2 Jacksonville Jaguars Dwayne Gratz, CB, Connecticut (5-10, 201) The Jaguars have a lot of holes in their lineup but one of the biggest came at defensive back. The Jags lost their top four corner backs from a year ago and needed to address this issue in the draft. Most of the top-corners went early but they went for Dwayne Gratz, out of UCONN, in the third round. Gratz is best...
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Highlight Monday: UConn DB Dwayne Gratz

It's been  a while since we featured a Husky on DC, but after watching him go absolutely HAM on the NFL Combine last week we had to give UConn's Dwayne Gratz some love (and UConn fans need something to read about it while the NCAA bans them from March Madness for being too successful). Gratz separated himself from a loaded defensive back class by leading the position with...
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March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Four Huskies Invited to 2013 NFL Combine

Here's the press release from UConn announcing that four UConn Huskies football players have been invited to the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, IN from February 23-26. This is the workout schedule: Saturday, Feb. 23: Tight ends, offensive linemen, special teams Sunday, Feb. 24: Quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers Monday, Feb. 25: Defensive linemen...
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February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

UConn Football Sending Three to 2013 Senior Bowl

In years past, the UConn Huskies football program wasn't sending anyone to the Senior Bowl. Over the years though that has changed. This year, the Huskies will be sending three to the 2013 Senior Bowl in Mobile, AL. Here's the release from UConn: STORRS, Conn. – University of Connecticut football seniors Dwayne Gratz (Piscataway, N.J.), Blidi Wreh-Wilson (Edinboro...
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December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Game Wrap: UConn Drops UMass in FBS Debut

Connecticut (1-0) handles Massachusetts (0-1)Final Score:Connecticut: 37Massachusetts: 0Vegas Sez:Connecticut covers the 24.5 point spread.When We Knew It Was Over:Dwayne Gratz returned a Mike Wegzyn interception to up the UConn lead to 20-0 with 1:49 left in the first half.What Went Wrong?:Pretty much everything on offense and special teams was pretty bad. Wegzyn threw the aforementioned...
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August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

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