Former walk-on UConn football player arrested in burglary, marijuana theft

Isaiah Colebrook, a UConn student that spent time as a walk-on with the football team, was arrested Friday for a home invasion, robbery and burglary incident that happened in February. (Courtesy/UConn Police Department)

Isaiah Colebrook, a UConn student that spent time as a walk-on with the football team, was arrested Friday for a home invasion, robbery and burglary incident that happened in February. (Courtesy/UConn Police Department)

A former walk-on wide receiver for the University of Connecticut’s football team was arrested Friday and held on a $200,000 bond in connection to a home invasion, robbery and burglary incident in February.

Isaiah Sydney Colebrook, 18, of Bloomfield, Connecticut was charged with conspiracy to commit home invasion, home invasion, conspiracy to commit burglary, first-degree burglary, conspiracy to commit larceny, sixth-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit robbery, first-degree robbery and criminal use of FM or electronic devices at 5:04 P.M. in Bloomfield.

Colebrook, a current UConn freshman, was a walk-on for the football team. (Courtesy/
UConn Football)

Colebrook was a walk-on wide receiver for the football team for two weeks before he left the team voluntarily, UConn Athletics spokesperson Mike Enright said. Colebrook never played in a game, but he was on the roster at the beginning of the season, Aug. 1.

Colebrook’s name was removed from the roster sometime before Aug. 31. As of writing, he’s still listed as No. 87 on UConn Athletics’ website

On Feb. 6, an unnamed individual reported to the UConn Police Department that several individuals forced themselves into his room and stole an ounce of marijuana and approximately $430 in cash.

UCPD coordinated with Tolland State Police and Bloomfield Police to identify Colebrook as a suspect and obtained a warrant for Colebrook’s arrest. Colebrook was arrested without incident.

Two other individuals were arrested for their involvement in this case.

Tyler Mosby and Dominique Miller were arrested on Feb. 7 in Bloomfield and charged with home invasion, first-degree burglary, first-degree robbery and criminal use of FM or electronic devices.

Mosby was also charged with criminal use of a firearm. A witness at the scene of the crime told police that Mosby displayed a firearm during the robbery.

Mosby’s trial will be April 7 and Miller’s will be March 31. The cases were continued from their original date of Feb. 8.

Colebrook’s court date is set for April 4.


Christopher McDermott is the news editor for The Daily Campus. He can be reached via email at christopher.mcdermott@uconn.edu.

Anna Zarra Aldrich is a staff writer for The Daily Campus. She can be reached via email at anna.aldrich@uconn.edu. She tweets @ZarraAnna.

Sports Editor Dan Madigan contributed reporting to this story.