43   Steve Wysocki
Steve Wysocki


New Britain, Conn.

High School:
New Britain H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 239



• Back-up fullback, who is an excellent blocker.

• Has played in all 11 games this season, starting once.

• Had one catch for seven yards at Northeastern (11/6).

• Had first career touchdown on a three-yard reception vs. Maine (10/30).

• Grabbed one pass for six yards at James Madison (10/9).

• Has four carries for 14 yards, all coming at Delaware State (9/4) in his most extensive playing time. Also had one catch for nine yards vs. DSU.

• Carries at Delaware State were the first of his career.

• Father Greg played football at Syracuse and brother Greg played at Trinity (Conn.) College.


Will compete with Rich Demers for the starting fullback spot ... An excellent blocker out of the backfield ... Has played in 32 career games, starting 11 times.

2003: One of the top fullbacks for the Minutemen ... Saw action in all 13 games, making four starts ... Started against Maine, Delaware, Rhode Island and Colgate ... Had a reception for two yards at Delaware.

2002: The top fullback for the Minutemen ... Played in 12 games on the season, starting four times ... Caught one pass on the year, for three yards against Hofstra ... Also made one tackle against New Hampshire.

2001: Saw action in seven games at fullback, earning three starts ... Also contributed on special teams ... Caught two passes on the season for 14 yards ... Had a reception for 12 yards at Maine ... Made one catch for two yards in the victory over Northeastern ... Had a tackle on special teams against James Madison.

Before UMass: Played for coach Len Corto at New Britain High School ... Rushed 90 times for 897 yards during his senior season, while leading team to a 9-1 record ... A three-time All-Conference selection ... Named honorable mention All-State and team MVP as a senior, while also serving as team captain ... Also a member of the track team at New Britain, where he was a four-time All-Conference selection competing in jumps and throws ... Spent one post-graduate year at Avon (Conn.) Old Farms School, where he played for coach Kevin Driscoll ... Earned All-Erickson League honors during his lone season at Avon Old Farms.

Personal: Full name is Stephen Mark Wysocki ... Son of Mary Anne and Gregory Wysocki ... Born August 18, 1981, in New Britain, Conn. ... Father played football at Syracuse University ... Brother, Greg, played football at Trinity (Conn.) College ... Majoring in Sociology.

Career Statistics (Rushing) Year GP No. Yds. Avg. TD Lg. 2004 11/1 4 14 3.5 0 8

Career Statistics (Receiving) Year GP No. Yds. Avg. TD Lg. 2001 7/3 2 14 7.0 0 12 2002 12/4 1 3 3.0 0 3 2003 13/4 1 2 2.0 0 2 2004 11/1 4 25 6.2 1 9 Totals 42/14 8 44 5.5 1 12

CAREER HIGHS Carries: 4 at Delaware State (9/4/04) Rushing Yards: 14 at Delaware State (9/4/04) Long Rush: 8 at Delaware State (9/4/04) Receptions: 1 seven times (vs. Maine 10/30/04) Touchdowns: 1 vs. Maine (10/30/04)


    Event Calendar

    July 25
    vs Gridiron Club Golf Event, Pine Hills G.C. TBA
    September 3
    at Florida TBA
    September 10
    vs Boston College TBA
    September 17
    vs Florida International TBA
    September 24
    vs Mississippi State TBA
    October 1
    vs Tulane TBA
    October 8
    at Old Dominion TBA
    October 15
    vs Louisiana Tech TBA
    October 22
    at South Carolina TBA
    October 29
    vs Wagner TBA
    November 5
    at Troy TBA
    November 19
    at BYU TBA
    November 26
    at Hawai'i TBA
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