LYLE MCCOMBS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Lyle McCombs Named To Doak Walker Candidate List

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...
Via Sox and Dawgs
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

McCombs powers UConn past Pitt

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  |  Discuss

McCombs Apologizes

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.
Via connecticut.scout.com
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Connecticut running back apologizes for arrest

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. McCombs...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Paw Prints - The Daily UConn Roundup - 10/7

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men's basketball and women's basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a daily basis. As always, links can be found by clicking on the read more button below if you'...
Via Sox and Dawgs
October 07, 2012  |  Discuss

McCombs accused of spitting at girl

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  |  Discuss

Connecticut starts quickly, beats Maryland 24-21

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) -- Lyle McCombs and Scott McCummings both ran for touchdowns, and Nick Williams returned a punt for another score as Connecticut defeated Maryland 24-21 Saturday. McCombs rushed for 94 yards and his fourth-quarter touchdown. McCummings, who also came in at quarterback occasionally, ran for a 3-yard score that gave the Huskies a 14-0 first-half lead. That...
Via Fox Sports South
September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

UConn 24, Maryland 21

Lyle McCombs and Scott McCummings both ran for touchdowns, and Nick Williams returned a punt for another score as Connecticut defeated Maryland 24-21 Saturday afternoon. McCombs rushed for 94 yards and his fourth-quarter touchdown. McCummings, who also came in at quarterback occasionally, ran for a 3-yard score that gave the Huskies a 14-0 first-half lead. That came after Williams...
Via Fox Sports
September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Game 1 Preview: Massachusetts (0-0) @ UConn (0-0)

Massachusetts (0-0) v. Connecticut (0-0)Basics:The Minutemen will kick off their adventure in the FBS on Thursday night (Aug. 30) at Rentschler Field in East Hartford against the Connecticut Huskies. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. and the game will be televised on ESPN3. If you're not able to get ESPN3, the UMass Broadcast Network is now WEEI with the flagship being 105.5 FM in Springfield...
Via Sons of Old Massachusetts
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Louisville Kickoff On Six-Day Window; McCombs Honored

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...
Via Sox and Dawgs
November 07, 2011  |  Discuss
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