TheRoundUp 4/18: Shoulder injury ends D.J. Shoemate's career

UConn football: Running back D.J. Shoemate Is Leaving UConn - Hartford Courant
"I'm pretty easy about it and I've come to the realization," Shoemate said. "I've known for a couple of weeks now — maybe a month — that my college career as a football player would come to an end. I have a lot of peace in knowing that I will be getting my degree this spring and walking in the ceremony in May. I know I'm capable of many other things outside of playing football, so …"

UConn spring football -- Huskies ready for action
The Huskies, who are coming off a disappointing 5-7 campaign that left them bowl-less for the first time in five seasons, held their penultimate practice of the spring football season on Tuesday at the Mark Shenkman Training Center. The team will get together once more on Thursday and, on Saturday, the Huskies will split up into two groups for the annual Blue-White Game. The game is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. and, for the first time, will be televised by SNY-TV.

UCONN FOOTBALL: Ken Sweitzer among honorary captains for spring game- The New Haven Register - Serving New Haven, Connecticut
Sweitzer is one of the most successful quarterbacks in UConn history. He was an Honorable Mention All-America pick in 1980 and ’81 and was the 1981 Yankee Conference Offensive Player of the Year. He remains fourth in school history in both total offense and passing yardage. He was also named to the 100th anniversary team. Sweitzer was also an All-Yankee Conference and All-ECAC punter and started his Husky career as a wide receiver before switching to quarterback as a junior. He is currently the owner of Sweitzer Insurance, LLC., in his native Madison.

Michael Bradley Update - UConn Basketball - Connecticut News
"Coach Calhoun has been working very hard to keep me at UConn and see if I can still visit my grandma," Bradley said Tuesday. "If that can’t happen, though, then I’d have to look at going somewhere else."

UConn transfer Michael Bradley closing in on decision | Nooga.com
Bradley "really liked Western Kentucky" after visiting the school’s Bowling Green, Ken., campus over the weekend, according to Carl Willis, a parental figure to Bradley since he was a young teenager.

UConn Transfers: Where are they now? - UConn Basketball - Connecticut News
Other transfers, however, haven’t moved on to such prominent programs. Here’s a look at some names you may have forgotten over the past few years.

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