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Report: the University of Connecticut will have a new rushing leader this season. The school announced today that running back Lyle McCombs will not be a part of the 2014 football team. McCombs had led the Huskies in rushing in each of the last 3 seasons, totaling 2,681 yards and 18 touchdowns. His 2013 campaign included 670 rushing yards and five touchdowns, while adding 20...
#43 Lyle McCombs of UConn dives in for a touchdown against the Memphis Tigers at Rentschler Field.
It’s a good thing that UConn Huskies football coach Bob Diaco has some depth next season at the running back position. The reason?
The school announced on Wednesday that Lyle McCombs is no longer part of the UConn football team.
Here’s the statement:
University of Connecticut running...
The UConn Huskies head into 2014 looking to bounce back from a 3-9 season, but they'll have to do so without their leading rusher. The school announced Wednesday that running back Lyle McCombs was no longer a part of the football team.
That's a big blow to the UConn offense, as McCombs was the team's leading rusher in each of the last three seasons. He rushed for 670...
DALLAS - University of Connecticut junior running back Lyle McCombs (Staten Island, N.Y.) was named a preseason candidate list for the 2013 Doak Walker Award, which is given to the nation's top college running back each year by the PwC SMU Athletic Forum.
McCombs has led UConn in rushing the past two seasons with 1,151 in 2011 and was named a Freshman All-American by the...
Lyle McCombs ran for 120 yards and a touchdown and Connecticut beat Pittsburgh 24-17 on Friday night for the Huskies' first conference win after four losses.
Chandler Whitmer threw for 213 yards and a score for the Huskies (4-6, 1-4 Big East), and Nick Williams returned a punt 80 yards for a touchdown.
Tino Sunseri threw for 302 yards and two touchdowns for Pitt (4-6, 1-4)...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2012
STORRS – Connecticut running back Lyle McCombs was in an apologetic mood on Tuesday. The 5-foot-8 sophomore, a freshman All-American last season, admitted his arrest last week on a breach of peace charge became a distraction for the Huskies in their 19-3 loss at Rutgers.
Connecticut running back Lyle McCombs has publically apologized for his arrest last week on a breach of peace charge, saying it created a distraction that hurt the Huskies (3-3) in their 19-3 loss to Rutgers.
The sophomore was arrested along with his girlfriend on Friday after an altercation outside a residence hall.
McCombs is due in Rockville Superior Court Nov. 27.
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2012
Police say University of Connecticut sophomore tailback Lyle McCombs has been arrested and accused of yelling, pushing and spitting at his girlfriend during an argument outside a residential hall.
Police said Saturday that the 166-pound McCombs was charged with second-degree breach of peace. The fight occurred just after midnight Friday on campus in Storrs.
Police say the 20-year...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2012
Here's the release from the UConn Athletic Communications Department about the game time for the UConn Huskies football game vs Louisville on Saturday, November 19th.
STORRS, Conn. - The kickoff time for the Louisville at University of Connecticut football game at Rentschler Field on Saturday, November 19 will be announced on a "six day" window by the BIG EAST Conference...