Walk-on who joined the team before fall drills... Possesses a fastball in the low 90s and is continuing to refine his curveball... Expected to compete out of the Cougar bullpen.
Played one season at Panola Junior College for head coach Don Clinton before transferring to Houston... Collected seven saves as the team’s closer.
Lettered for head coach Alan Sapp at Caney Creek High... Saw action at first base, third base and pitcher... Was an All-District and All-Montgomery County honoree... Broke kneecap early in senior season... Played basketball for head coach Reggie Childress and competed in the high jump on the school’s track and field team... Member of National Honor Society and Who’s Who Among American High School students.
Full name is Rickey Lynn Putman... Born on Oct. 1, 1982, in Bryan, Texas... Son of Gene and Kim Pate... Majoring in business.