April 13, 2006

Figgins receives offer

Bruce Figgins sent a game film to the UConn coaching staff earlier this year and they obviously liked what they saw from the Columbus (Ga.) Shaw tight end.

The Huskies offered Figgins, a 6-foot-4, 246-pound prospect, late last week and now he has offers from UConn, Auburn, Clemson, Georgia and Mississippi State. Alabama, Florida, Florida State, Maryland and Vanderbilt are also showing interest.

"I'm still wide open right now, so I am interested in what every school is telling me," Figgins said. "I talked with coach (Lyndon) Johnson and coach (Randy) Edsall and they said they were interested in having me up for a visit. I haven't made any plans because I want to learn more about each school."

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