Defensive end Trevardo Williams and tight end Ryan Griffin were both drafted by the Houston Texans on Saturday. And that meant Connecticut was mentioned as a draft pick's university five times over the last two days. That's a school record. It had never happened before.
We all knew that Bridgeport, CT native and former UConn Huskies defensive end Trevardo Williams was going to get drafted during rounds 4-7 of the 2013 NFL Draft. It was just a matter of when.
As the fourth round came, Williams name wasn't being called. But when the Houston Texans made the 27th selection in the 4th round (124 overall), Williams finally got the phone every...
With the 124th pick
The Houston Texans have selected defensive end/ outside linebacker Trevardo Williams from the University of Connecticut. Williams is the essence of what a pass rusher is and looks to bolster a questionable 2012 pass rushing team. Williams is an explosive player with natural pass rushing ability. He can close on ball carriers with ease and...
The Houston Texans have selected Connecticut outside linebacker Trevardo Williams in the fourth round of the NFL draft.
Williams was the 124th overall pick of the draft.
He had 42 tackles, including 13.5 for loss and 11.5 sacks in his senior season for Connecticut, following his junior season when he had 12.5 sacks, which was good for fifth in the country.
The Texans selected...
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April 27, 2013
During the 2013 NFL Combine, former UConn Huskies defensive end Trevardo Williams clocked a 4.57 40-yard dash. It turned out to be the fastest among all the defensive lineman at the combine.
He also did it on an injured ankle that caused him to be replaced at the 2013 Senior Bowl, ironically enough by his teammate Sio Moore.
A nice pair of accolades for two members of the UConn Huskies football team who were part of the team's 23-20 triple-overtime upset win over the Louisville Cardinals on Saturday.
Senior defense end Trevardo Williams was named Big East Defensive Player of the Week while junior kicker Chad Christen was named the Big East Special Teams Player of the Week.
Williams was tabbed...
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Two members of the UConn Huskies football team were honored by the Big East for their efforts in the 40-22 win over the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. The win for the Huskies prevented Rutgers from clinching a share of their first-ever Big East title.
Nick Williams and Trevardo Williams were both named to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll.
Nick Williams was key for the Huskies especially...