UConn’s Lloyd goes from redshirt to starter

Connecticut linebacker Greg Lloyd Jr., who was expected to

redshirt this season while recovering from a knee injury, is slated

to start Saturday against Michigan.

Connecticut on Monday released its depth chart for the season

opener, with Lloyd as a starter and redshirt freshman Michael Box

as the team’s second-string quarterback.

Box replaces junior Cody Endres, who is serving an indefinite

suspension for an unspecified violation of team rules.

Lloyd, a senior, was moved to defensive end during the

offseason. But earlier this summer UConn coach Randy Edsall said

the team had decided to move him back to linebacker and sit him out

this season as he continued to heal from two torn ligaments

suffered against Syracuse last November.