27 Lyle McCombs
27 Lyle McCombs
Height: 5-8
Weight: 171
Year: SR
Hometown: Staten Island, N.Y.
High School: St. Joseph By The Sea
Previous College: Connecticut
Position: RB
Last School: Connecticut
gp 6
yds 663
yds/g 110.5
td 5

2014: (6 GP/5 GS)... Rushed for 76 yards and two touchdowns against Albany (9/20). Also caught three passes for 15 yards and returned one kickoff for 16 yards... Rushed for 98 yards, caught one pass for 7 yards and returned three kickoffs for 64 yards at Fordham (9/13)... Rushed for 39 yards, caught three passes for 39 yards and returned three kickoffs for 57 yards in Rhode Island debut at Marshall (9/6).

2013 (Connecticut): Preseason Doak Walker Award candidate...played in all 12 games, starting the first 11 at tailback...finished his junior season with 670 yards on the ground and five touchdowns, adding 75 receiving yards and two touchdowns through the air...also returned kicks, posting an 18.5 return average on 24 kickoffs and adding 40 yards on 13 punt returns...rushed for 76 yards vs. Towson (Aug. 29)...grinded out 53 yards and a touchdown vs. Maryland (Sept. 14)...rushed for 33 yards and a score at Buffalo (Sept. 28)...had his best game of the season vs. USF (Oct. 12), carrying 20 times for 164 yards and a touchdown...had 88 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries at UCF (Oct. 26), also breaking off a season-best 57 yard run...posted his second 100-yard day of the year with 103 yards on 17 carries at SMU (Nov. 16)...had receiving touchdowns vs. No. 14 Michigan (Sept. 21) and vs. Memphis (Dec. 7).

2012 (Connecticut): Led the team in rushing with 860 yards on 243 carries for six TDs...Had a season-high 133 yards in win over nationally-ranked Louisville (Nov. 24) and also had 120 in win vs. Pittsburgh (Nov. 9) and 119 at Western Michigan (Sept. 22).


2011 (Connecticut): Led Connecticut in rushing as a redshirt freshman with 1,151 yards ... Was 29th in the country in rushing at 95.92 yards per game and was second in the BIG EAST ... Was named Freshman All-American by the Football Writers Association of America ... Was a Second Team All-BIG EAST selection ... Was named the team's Offensive Player of the Year ... Was the second-leading freshman rusher in the country and just 0.46 yards per game behind the leader ... his rushing total was the ninth-highest in school single-season history and his carries were fourth ... Posted the 14th season in school history of 1,000 or more rushing yards ... Was just the second UConn freshman (true or redshirt) to hit the 1,000 yard mark ... Had 141 rushing yards vs. Fordham (Sept. 3) in his collegiate debut - that mark is the second-best first game among the top 10 rushers in Husky history ... Had a career high 152 yards of rushing in win vs. Syracuse (Nov. 5) ... rushed for 100 yards or more in six games ... Besides Fordham and Syracuse, also had 118 vs. Vanderbilt (Sept. 10), 136 vs. Western Michigan (Oct. 1), 130 vs. USF (Oct. 15) and 124 vs. Pittsburgh (Oct. 26).


2010 (Connecticut): Redshirted ... Named the Offensive Scout Player of the Week before the Louisville (Oct. 23) and USF (Dec. 4) games.

High School: Named to New York Daily News All-City team and New York Post All-Staten Island ... Named co-winner of Al Fabbri Award, given each year to the top high school football player on Staten Island ... Two-time Staten Island Advance All-Star ... led all Staten Island players with 172 points scored ... Rushed for an average of 7.2 yards per carry in senior year ... Rushed for 1,544 yards in nine games ... Also had 15 receptions for an average of 23.4 yards per reception ... Also rushed for over 1,000 yards as a junior.

Recent Games
Oct 18 at Richmond L, 37-0
Oct 25 Maine L, 20-14
Nov 1 at Delaware L, 28-13
Nov 8 New Hampshire L, 41-14
Nov 15 at Stony Brook L, 35-14
Nov 22 Towson W, 13-7
Statistics category Overall Conf
Rushes 138 99
Yards 663 526
Yards per game 110.5 131.5
Yards per rush 4.8 5.3
Touchdowns 5 5
Fumbles 3 1
Fumbles lost 2 0
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 6 at Marshall L, 48-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 13 at Fordham L, 54-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 Albany L, 37-20 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at Central Connecticut L, 38-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Brown L, 20-13 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 11 at Villanova L, 44-21 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 at Richmond L, 37-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Maine L, 20-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Delaware L, 28-13 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 New Hampshire L, 41-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at Stony Brook L, 35-14 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 Towson W, 13-7 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 6 at Marshall L, 48-7 17 39 2.3 10 0 - -
Sep 13 at Fordham L, 54-7 22 98 4.5 50 0 2 2
Sep 20 Albany L, 37-20 21 72 3.4 14 2 1 0
Sep 27 at Central Connecticut L, 38-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Brown L, 20-13 - - - - - - -
Oct 11 at Villanova L, 44-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 18 at Richmond L, 37-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Maine L, 20-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Delaware L, 28-13 - - - - - - -
Nov 8 New Hampshire L, 41-14 14 115 8.2 45 2 - -
Nov 15 at Stony Brook L, 35-14 32 202 6.3 55 1 - -
Nov 22 Towson W, 13-7 32 137 4.3 24 0 - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 6 at Marshall L, 48-7 3 31 10.3 25 0 - -
Sep 13 at Fordham L, 54-7 1 7 7.0 7 0 2 2
Sep 20 Albany L, 37-20 3 15 5.0 11 0 1 0
Sep 27 at Central Connecticut L, 38-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Brown L, 20-13 - - - - - - -
Oct 11 at Villanova L, 44-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 18 at Richmond L, 37-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Maine L, 20-14 - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Delaware L, 28-13 - - - - - - -
Nov 8 New Hampshire L, 41-14 3 18 6.0 12 0 - -
Nov 15 at Stony Brook L, 35-14 2 26 13.0 15 0 - -
Nov 22 Towson W, 13-7 1 1 1.0 1 0 - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 6 at Marshall L, 48-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 13 at Fordham L, 54-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 20 Albany L, 37-20 - - - - - 0
Sep 27 at Central Connecticut L, 38-14 - - - - - -
Oct 4 Brown L, 20-13 - - - - - -
Oct 11 at Villanova L, 44-21 - - - - - -
Oct 18 at Richmond L, 37-0 - - - - - -
Oct 25 Maine L, 20-14 - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Delaware L, 28-13 - - - - - -
Nov 8 New Hampshire L, 41-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 15 at Stony Brook L, 35-14 - - - - - 0
Nov 22 Towson W, 13-7 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 6 at Marshall L, 48-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 13 at Fordham L, 54-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 Albany L, 37-20 - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at Central Connecticut L, 38-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Brown L, 20-13 - - - - - - - -
Oct 11 at Villanova L, 44-21 - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 at Richmond L, 37-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Maine L, 20-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Delaware L, 28-13 - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 New Hampshire L, 41-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at Stony Brook L, 35-14 - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 Towson W, 13-7 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 6 at Marshall L, 48-7 3 57 19.0 20 0 1 -1 -1.0 0 0
Sep 13 at Fordham L, 54-7 3 64 21.3 27 0 2 -1 -0.5 0 0
Sep 20 Albany L, 37-20 1 16 16.0 16 0 1 -3 -3.0 0 0
Sep 27 at Central Connecticut L, 38-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Brown L, 20-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 11 at Villanova L, 44-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 at Richmond L, 37-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Maine L, 20-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Delaware L, 28-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 New Hampshire L, 41-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at Stony Brook L, 35-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 Towson W, 13-7 1 29 29.0 29 0 - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 6 at Marshall L, 48-7 1 39 31 -1 57 126
Sep 13 at Fordham L, 54-7 1 98 7 -1 64 168
Sep 20 Albany L, 37-20 1 72 15 -3 16 100
Sep 27 at Central Connecticut L, 38-14 - - - - - -
Oct 4 Brown L, 20-13 - - - - - -
Oct 11 at Villanova L, 44-21 - - - - - -
Oct 18 at Richmond L, 37-0 - - - - - -
Oct 25 Maine L, 20-14 - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Delaware L, 28-13 - - - - - -
Nov 8 New Hampshire L, 41-14 1 115 18 - - 133
Nov 15 at Stony Brook L, 35-14 1 202 26 - - 228
Nov 22 Towson W, 13-7 1 137 1 - 29 167
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 6 at Marshall L, 48-7 0 0 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 -
Sep 13 at Fordham L, 54-7 0 0 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 -
Sep 20 Albany L, 37-20 12 2 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 -
Sep 27 at Central Connecticut L, 38-14 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Brown L, 20-13 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 11 at Villanova L, 44-21 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 at Richmond L, 37-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Maine L, 20-14 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Delaware L, 28-13 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 New Hampshire L, 41-14 12 2 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 15 at Stony Brook L, 35-14 6 1 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 22 Towson W, 13-7 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 6 at Marshall L, 48-7 0 1 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 13 at Fordham L, 54-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 Albany L, 37-20 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at Central Connecticut L, 38-14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Brown L, 20-13 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 11 at Villanova L, 44-21 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 at Richmond L, 37-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Maine L, 20-14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Delaware L, 28-13 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 New Hampshire L, 41-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at Stony Brook L, 35-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 Towson W, 13-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2014-15 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2014-15 6 138 663 110.5 4.8 5 55 3 2
Total 6 138 663 110.5 4.8 5 55 3 2
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2014-15 6 13 2.2 98 16.3 7.5 0 25
Total 6 13 2.2 98 16.3 7.5 0 25
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2014-15 6 - - - - - - - 0
Total 6 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2014-15 6 - - - - - - - -
Total 6 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2014-15 8 166 20.8 0 29 4 -5 -1.3 0 0
Total 8 166 20.8 0 29 4 -5 -1.3 0 0
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2014-15 6 663 98 -5 166 922 153.7
Total 6 663 98 -5 166 922 153.7
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2014-15 30 5.0 5 0 0 0 - - - - - 0
Total 30 5.0 5 0 0 0 - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2014-15 6 0 1 1.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 6 0 1 1.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 6 138 663 110.5 4.8 5 55 3 2
Conference 4 99 526 131.5 5.3 5 55 1 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 3 67 324 108.0 4.8 4 45 1 0
Away 3 71 339 113.0 4.8 1 55 2 2
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 1 32 137 137.0 4.3 0 24 - -
Losses 5 106 526 105.2 5.0 5 55 3 2
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September 3 60 209 69.7 3.5 2 50 3 2
November 3 78 454 151.3 5.8 3 55 - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 6 13 2.2 98 16.3 7.5 0 25
Conference 4 9 2.3 60 15.0 6.7 0 15
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 3 7 2.3 34 11.3 4.9 0 12
Away 3 6 2.0 64 21.3 10.7 0 25
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 1 1 1.0 1 1.0 1.0 0 1
Losses 5 12 2.4 97 19.4 8.1 0 25
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September 3 7 2.3 53 17.7 7.6 0 25
November 3 6 2.0 45 15.0 7.5 0 15
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 6 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 4 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 3 - - - - - - - 0
Away 3 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 1 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 5 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
November 3 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 6 - - - - - - - -
Conference 4 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 3 - - - - - - - -
Away 3 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 1 - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total 8 166 20.8 0 29 4 -5 -1.3 0 0
Conference 2 45 22.5 0 29 1 -3 -3.0 0 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 2 45 22.5 0 29 1 -3 -3.0 0 0
Away 6 121 20.2 0 27 3 -2 -0.7 0 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 1 29 29.0 0 29 - - - - -
Losses 7 137 19.6 0 27 4 -5 -1.3 0 0
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September 7 137 19.6 0 27 4 -5 -1.3 0 0
November 1 29 29.0 0 29 - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 6 663 98 -5 166 922 153.7
Conference 4 526 60 -3 45 628 157.0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
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Home 3 324 34 -3 45 400 133.3
Away 3 339 64 -2 121 522 174.0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
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Wins 1 137 1 - 29 167 167.0
Losses 5 526 97 -5 137 755 151.0
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September 3 209 53 -5 137 394 131.3
November 3 454 45 - 29 528 176.0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 30 5.0 5 0 0 0 - - - - - 0
Conference 30 7.5 5 0 0 0 - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
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Home 24 8.0 4 0 0 0 - - - - - 0
Away 6 2.0 1 0 0 0 - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
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Wins 0 0.0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0
Losses 30 6.0 5 0 0 0 - - - - - 0
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September 12 4.0 2 0 0 0 - - - - - 0
November 18 6.0 3 0 0 - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 6 0 1 1.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 3 0 1 1.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
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Wins 1 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 0 1 1.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
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September 3 0 1 1.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -