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Hitting the Links: 5/11 - Boatright invited to NBA Combine, UConn in the NFL, and Recruiting News

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Football

Cowboys’ top pick Jones appears destined to work out | The Star Telegram The Star Telegram
"Given his impressive combine numbers, it’s easy to label Jones as a "workout warrior." It’s typically viewed as a dubious distinction because it implies the player was drafted based on athletic ability, not game film. But Jones is more than just a freak athlete in the Cowboys’ and analysts’ minds."

Giants' sixth rounder Geremy Davis 'always looking for improvement,' says college coach | NJ.com
"Davis will immediately compete for a spot on coverage units on special teams. But given his reputation, don't be shocked if Davis ends up impressing sooner than the Giants think as a receiver."

Details announced for 2nd annual Women's Football 101 Clinic at UConn
"UConn announced details for this year's event slated for June 12 at the Burton Football Family Complex and Mark R. Shenkman Training Center in Storrs."

UConn's Davis signs with Giants
Geremy Davis signed his rookie contract with the Giants yesterday.

Wide receiver Geremy Davis was almost selected by Giants in 5th round of NFL Draft | NJ.com
"It was Davis' potential as a special teams contributor that really seemed to stand out to the Giants. He's big, physical and they believe he can play a David Tyree-type role. Scout Ryan Jones compared him to current Chiefs and former Eagles receiver Jason Avant."

Ramblings from The Runway: Seniors make the grade at UConn
"This weekend was graduation for the Class of 2015 and all 12 seniors on the football roster were listed among the UConn graduates."

Basketball

New Haven Register: Shonn Miller was wanted, and needed, at UConn
"Just before spring break, Ollie met Miller and his family at their home in Euclid, Ohio. A few weeks later, Miller committed to the Huskies while on an official visit to Storrs. He chose UConn over a whole host of suitors...Louisville, Florida, Wisconsin, Notre Dame, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois and California were among the big-name schools that called."

2015 NBA Draft Combine participant list released - CBSSports.com
"The players not ranked on my board to be invited: Corey Hawkins of UC-Davis, Marcus Thornton of William & Mary, Pat Connaughton of Notre Dame, Ryan Boatright of Connecticut... None of these players are particularly surprising as invites, as all of them were either high-profile collegiate players or small-school, high-stat players that scouts want to see more of."


Recruiting

UConnReport.com - Promising local PF down to VCU, UConn
"The 6-foot-8 power forward had serious interest from a number of high-major schools, and held offers from UConn, VCU, Temple and Minnesota, among others."

UConnReport.com - 3-star WR Kolton Huber receives offer from UConn
"The staff at UConn believes they can use the 6-foot-1 receiver in a variety of ways."

UConnReport.com - 2015 DL commit Kevin Murphy excited for UConn
"Murphy had a stellar senior season which saw him earn numerous awards and honors, including Rivals Pennsylvania senior defensive MVP, PA Body Armor DT MVP and a Mini Maxwell award."

UConnReport.com - MA TE Sean McKeon has UConn in his Top 5
"McKeon told UConn Report that he is looking to commit by the end of the summer before the start of his senior year"

Baseball

Carson Cross On Golden Spikes Award Final Watch List - UCONNHUSKIES.COM
"Cross is in the midst of one of the most prolific seasons for a UConn pitcher in program history and is steadily climbing the all-time ranks at Connecticut. "

Misc.

UCONNHUSKIES.COM - This is #MayMadness
Each day, UConn will be announcing a season ticket holder winner for one of our thirty-one unique prizes!