Connecticut linebacker transfers to Maryland

Maryland has added a veteran defensive player to the lineup with the announcement Jefferson Ashiru has transferred from Connecticut.  Ashiru is a graduate transfer, so he is eligible immediately and has one year of eligibility remaining. He will join a defense that lost seven starters from last season, including three starting linebackers, and is moving to a 4-3 from a 3-4.  In...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Terps lands UConn transfer Jefferson Ashiru

The Maryland Terrapins have added a player on the defensive side of the ball who will be able to come in and contribute from day one. Late Friday night, the university announced the addition of former UConn Huskies linebacker Jefferson Ashiru, who will be joining the Terrapins as a graduate transfer. It is a natural fit, considering Maryland head coach Randy Edsall is the man responsible...
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June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Diaco “Crushed” By Tayo Ashiru Comments

UConn LB Jefferson Ashiru (32) stops Boise State RB Jay Ajayi (27)  for a loss in the second quarter at Rentschler Field on September 13, 2014. Last week, Brian Koonz of the Hearst Connecticut Media Group wrote a story entitled “UConn football player deserved better from Diaco“. In the article, Koonz spoke with Tayo Ashiru, the father of former UConn LB Jefferson Ashiru who...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: UConn Football Coach Bob Diaco & Junior Lee On Lee’s Special Teams Play

UConn S #23 Junior Lee & #22 Obi Melifonwu look on Jefferson Ashiru makes the tackle against the Stony Brook Seawolves on September 6, 2014 at Rentschler Field. One of the brighter spots for the UConn Huskies football team this has been the play of the special teams. And we’re not talking about Bobby Puyol or Justin Wain. They are just two elements of special teams play. We...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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