Ty-Meer Brown, a three-year starting safety who injured his neck last season, will no longer be able to play football. He remains with the program and is on scholarship and his schooling won't count against the 85 scholarship limit. Another player, senior QB Scott McCummings, is also not with the team this spring. McCummings injured his Achilles Tendon last summer and was out for the year. He is on track to graduate this spring.
As for the rest of the roster, there was some player movement with Ruben Frank and Cole Ormsby moving from DE to LB for the 3-4 scheme. Frank and Ormsby are undersized 4-3 DEs, and pass rushing LBs in 3-4 settings. UConn and ?head coach Bob Diaco will run the 3-4 defensive scheme, though most college defenses change fronts and schemes as the gameplan dictates. UConn did play some 3-4 under former defensive coordinator Don Brown, who is now at Boston College.