Paw Prints The Daily Roundup

The big news yesterday for the UConn Huskies football team was the announcement of running back Donald Brown being named to the Walter Camp All-American second team. He’s the first player in the FBS era to be named an All-American. The announcement is also huge for the Huskies as puts them on the map for football now.

UConn Huskies offensive tackle Will Beatty is on verge of the NFL.

No surprise here that Tyler Lorenzen was rated as the 7th best quarterback in the Big East.

Can the UConn women go undefeated this season?

Cassie Kerns and Maya Moore turned their focus to the classroom this week.

John Altavilla of the Hartford Courant wants to know when Geno Auriemma will be on Oprah.

Good news for those of us who live in the New Haven area. Mel Thomas has added another appearance to her book tour. She will be appearing at the Irish-American Center in East Haven, CT on December 19th at 7:30 PM.

Stanley Robinson will rejoin the UConn men’s team on Sunday as a blue-collar player.

Mike Anthony of the Hartford Courant has his lastest edition of his UConn men’s mailbag.

Men’s basketball recruits Alex Oriakhi and Jamal Coombs-McDaniel committed to UConn as sophomores in high school to avoid distractions and to stay focused on school.

Since Alex Oriakhi and Jamal Coombs-McDaniel committed early, they already feel right at home in Storrs.

Three members of the UConn men’s soccer team earned National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Northeast Region honors for the 2008 season