UConn, Kashif Moore Kick Off New Year in Style

UConn proved that a Big East team could beat a team from the vaunted Southeastern Conference, as the Huskies beat South Carolina 20-7 in the PapaJohns.com Bowl.  After a season that was defined by the tragic passing of UConn’s Jasper Howard, a string of impossibly close losses, a huge win at Notre Dame, and the […]

UConn-Notre Dame: “That was for Jazz”

“That was for Jazz”, UConn running back Andre Dixon appeared to proclaim while walking off the field following his game-winning touchdown in Saturday’s thrilling double-overtime victory over Notre Dame.  UConn Head Coach Randy Edsall echoed similar sentiments in his post-game interview, in which he talked about sending the game ball to the family of Jasper Howard.  But this game […]

The View from Section 131: UConn Honors Jazz

Although UConn lost Saturday’s game against Rutgers in heart-breaking fashion, the game will be remembered for much more than the final score of 28-24.  UConn and its fans paid tribute to Jasper Howard.  Howard’s number 6 was displayed throughout the stadium, on t-shirts, buttons, wristbands and signs.  An image of Howard graced the game program.  A touching pregame ceremony left […]

Official Press Release from CT Attorney General on Jasper Howard Merchandise

Attorney General Demands Website Immediately Stop Selling Jasper Howard Merchandise October 23, 2009 Attorney General Richard Blumenthal today demanded that a Pennsylvania website immediately stop selling T-shirts and towels memorializing recently murdered University of Connecticut football player Jasper Howard or face legal action. Blumenthal said that Gamedaytease.com claims proceeds will benefit Howard’s unborn child, but […]

Attorney General Seeks to Shut Down Production of Unauthorized Jasper Howard T-Shirts

UConn and Jasper Howard figured significantly in the past weekend of college football action.  West Virginia’s classy ovation for the UConn team, pre-game moment of silence and “We are all Huskies” sign together made for a fitting tribute to UConn’s fallen star, Jasper Howard. Howard and Huskies also figured prominently in an interesting business and […]

UConn’s Jasper Howard Mourned, Remembered

The inexplicably tragic passing of UConn cornerback Jasper Howard shook the UConn community and the State of Connecticut yesterday morning.  The UConn Blog has posted a touching video of Howard’s UConn highlights, as well as a number of links to coverage of Howard. In a wonderful article, Jeff Jacobs of the Hartford Courant wrote of Howard: […]