STORRS, Conn. (December 14, 2009) – The University of Connecticut football team held its annual awards ceremony at a team dinner on Sunday night at The Burton Family Football Complex.Senior tailback Andre Dixon (New Brunswick, N.J.) received two team awards on the night, the Team Most Valuable Player award and the newly created Jasper T. Howard Play-Every-Play Award. Howard’s award is presented to a strong team player who best exemplifies a “battle-to-the-end” spirit during every game through every play as Jazz did in his short time at UConn. Howard’s life was cut short in the early morning hours of October 18, 2009 following a career day against Louisville on Homecoming where he is quoted as saying “You gotta play every play like it’s the last play you’ll ever play.” Dixon was the...

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