Parker shines in Shrine game
Richmond defensive tackle Martin Parker, a New Haven native and Hyde graduate, had a pair of sacks and a forced fumble to take defensive MVP honors for the East in their 25-8 victory in the East-West Shrine Game on Saturday.
UConn linebacker Greg Lloyd led the East with five tackles. Fellow linebacker Scott Lutrus of Brookfield had one tackle and UConn fullback Anthony Sherman had two carries for one yard.
Other former Huskies in action were linebacker Lawrence Wilson and offensive guard Zach Hurd of Waterford, who will play in next week’s Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala.