Tight end Cameron Stapleton (Brooklyn, N.Y./Poly Prep Country Day) committed to play for the Huskies, multiple sources report.
“I felt like, ‘Wow, people don’t really get this [chance]. I can get this opportunity,’” he told the New York Daily Post. “It was a great feeling. I can’t believe this happened to me.”
Syracuse and Temple also extended scholarship offers to the 6-foot-4, 220-pound prospect.
Before his junior year, Stapleton posted a 5.04 40-yard dash, 4.5 20-yard shuttle and 29.5-inch vertical on the combine circuit.
UConn has 13 verbals for 2013.