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11/29/13 - WEEK 13 AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Yawin Smallwood, Jr., LB, UConn, Worcester, Mass.,...Smallwood helped UConn pick up its first win of the season as the Huskies were 28-21 winners at Temple. He had a game-high eight tackles, including a sack and two tackles for loss, and scored the game-winning points with a 59-yard interception return for a touchdown. Smallwood ranks third in the American Athletic Conference in tackles, averaging 10.2 stops per game, and has registered his second consecutive season with 100 tackles (102 this season). - American Athletic Conference football
11/29/13 - WEEK 13 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PERFORMANCE AWARDS NATIONAL FBS DEFENSIVE PERFORMER OF THE WEEK: Yawin Smallwood (Connecticut)...Smallwood helped UConn pick up its first win of the season as the Huskies were 28-21 winners at Temple. He had a game-high eight tackles, including a sack and two tackles for loss, and scored the game-winning points with a 59-yard interception return for a touchdown. - UConn football/College Football Performance Awards
11/24/13 - UConn won its first game of the season and avoided setting a new program record for consecutive losses with a 28-21 come-from-behind win over Temple on Saturday night. Freshman quarterback Casey Cochran tied the game on a 1-yard rush with 6:52 to play and linebacker Yawin Smallwood won it when he intercepted Temple quarterback P.J. Walker and returned the ball 59 yards for the game-winning touchdown with 4:20 remaining.
The Huskies (1-9, 1-6) rallied from a 21-0 halftime deficit with 28 unanswered points in the second half, as Temple (1-10, 0-7) blew its sixth second-half lead of the season and fourth fourth-quarter lead. UConn had tied a program record with 10 consecutive losses coming into the game, a streak dating back to last season. Smallwood tied for a team-high with eight tackles. The interception was his first of the season, and the first pick-six of Walker's career. - AP Sports
09/30/13 - UConn fires Pasqualoni...University of Connecticut fired coach Paul Pasqualoni as part of a staff shakeup, the school announced Monday. The Huskies are off to a 0-4 start and are 10-18 under Pasqualoni since 2011. Pasqualoni will receive a $750,000 buyout. Associate head coach and offensive line coach George DeLeone was also let go.
"I am making this change in our football coaching staff now as we approach the conference season to see an improved performance from our football program," athletics director Warde Manuel said in a statement. "I am disappointed in the record of our team thus far, but I am confident that our coaching staff and student-athletes will continue to work hard to improve and that will be reflected on the field of play as we start our American Athletic Conference season." The school will name an interim coach at a press conference scheduled for 4 p.m. ET on Monday. - The Sports Xchange
09/23/13 - WEEK 4 AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE WEEKLY HONOR ROLL: Yawin Smallwood, Jr., LB, UConn, Worcester, Mass.,...Had 13 tackles, a sack and a forced fumble in a 24-21 loss to Michigan. - AAC football