UConn grabs in-state lineman Rutherford

Offensive tackle Trey Rutherford (Kent, Conn./Kent) is slated to play in the American Athletic Conference for Connecticut, according to multiple reports.

The Huskies are his only scholarship offer. Rivals.com lists Michigan State as having shown interest. The 6-foot-5, 270-pound prospect was also recruited by Buffalo and Syracuse, according to Scout.com.

Including re-signs from 2013, UConn has nine players committed for 2014.