Defensive Back
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Waco
High School: LaVega
Other College: Toledo
Experience: 2 Letters


SAM HOUSTON               
Two-year starter as safety ... begins senior season tied for No. 5 in Bearkat career interceptions (10) with Charles Boyce (1988-91) and No. 3 in SHSU career interception return yards (199)

  2011 -- Associated Press and College third team All-America selection ...  second team All-Southland Conference ... set a school record, led the Southland Conference and ranked No. 3 nationally with 8 interceptions ... picked off two interceptions in victories over Lamar and Southeastern Louisiana ... Southland "Defensive Player of the Week" after the Southeastern Louisiana win ... other interceptions came versus Central Arkansas, UTSA, SFA and Montana State ... credited with 49 tackles including season high of six in victory over SFA at Reliant Stadium

  2010 -- Honorable mention All-Southland Conference selection ... played in all 11 games, starting the final eight contests ... totaled 34 tackles, eight pass break-ups .... posted two interceptions, returning the first for four yards against Northwestern State and the second for 78 yards at Central Arkansas  ... season high of seven tackles against SFA and Texas State

Played in 10 games, starting once, in 2009 ... led team in pass break-ups with seven ...forced one fumble

Earned second team all-state honors as a cornerback and honorable mention selection as a wide receiver ... led the state in interceptions with 13 as a senior ... totaled 56 tackles and 20 pass break-ups ... led team to Class 3A state championship game ... leading receiver for the Pirates with 34 catches for 868 yards and seven TDs ... first-team all-district on both offense and defense ... Texas High School All-Star game selection ... member of state runner-up 4-100 relay team

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