July 2, 2007

Ruff surprised by offer

Norfolk (VA) Norview defensive lineman Klinton Ruff has not had too much contact with the Connecticut staff, but if the Huskies do build a relationship, they might find themselves in the mix for the three-star prospect.

"I've heard from UConn a little bit, not too much," the 6-foot-4, 298-pounder said. "The head coach came down to the school and told me that they were trying to recruit kids from this area. We text every now and then."

Since Randy Edsall's visit early in the year, the Huskies did have some pretty meaningful contact with Ruff when he got a scholarship offer in the mail.

"It was a little surprising," said Ruff, who also has offers from Oklahoma, Virginia, Virginia Tech and East Carolina.

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