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B.J. Singleton
B.J.  Singleton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Destrehan, La.

High School:
Destrehan HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 314

Position:
DT


• 2016 Athlon Sports Preseason AAC First Team
• 2015 Phil Steele’s AAC First Team
• 2015 American Athletic Conference Second Team
• 2015 Athlon Sports Preseason AAC Third Team
• 2015 Phil Steele’s Preseason AAC Second Team

2016: Has appeared in all 12 games for Houston ... had two tackles at Memphis (Nov. 25) ... tallied two tackles in a home win vs. No. 3 Louisville (Nov. 17) ... had one tackle and a quarterback hurry in a home win over UCF (Oct.. 29) ... tallied three tackles and a 0.5 tackle for loss in a road win at Texas State (Sept. 24) ... had two quarterback hurries in a win over No. 3 Oklahoma (Sept. 3).

2015: Started all 14 games at defensive tackle for Houston ... made his presence known by occupying multiple blockers in Houston’s 3-4 scheme allowing Houston linebackers to combine for 371 tackles, 47.5 tackles for loss and 24.5 sacks … led the Houston defensive line with 15 knockbacks and 13 two-fers, taking on two offensive linemen on the same play ... tallied three tackles and three quarterback hurries in Houston’s win over Temple in The American Championship game ... had five tackles in win over Memphis ... had one tackle and a PBU in shutout win over Vanderbilt ... tallied a sack for a loss of six yards in win over SMU ... had two tackles and one pass breakup in win at Tulsa ... recorded one tackle in wins over Texas State and at Louisville ... recorded two tackles against Tennessee Tech.

2014: Appeared in all 13 games, while making 11 starts on the defensive line in 2014 ... compiled 22 tackles, three for a loss and a sack on the season ... appeared in Houston’s comeback Armed Forces Bowl win over Pittsburgh ... picked up his first sack of the season to go along with four tackles in the regular season finale at Cincinnati ... assisted on four tackles in the game against Tulane ... registered five tackles including one for a loss and a pass breakup in the game at BYU.

2013: A member of the Houston defensive tackle rotation ... led the team and was second nationally with three blocked kicks ... played in all 13 games ... had tackles in nine games ... had four tackles vs. BYU and SMU ... first career sack came against BYU ... had a solo sack and a half sack vs. SMU ... also assisted on a tackle for loss against Cincinnati ... greatly influenced Houston’s win at UTSA with an interception and a blocked field goal that was returned for a touchdown in the game’s second quarter ... also broke up passes vs. Memphis and USF.

2012: Redshirted.

High School: Three-star defensive end by Rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPN.com that has excellent size and skill ... also a standout basketball player that brings excellent feet and hands to his position ... earned All-District honors in both football and basketball ... named the Defensive MVP of the Nike Football Training Camp in Houston, which included a number of Division I prospects and signees ... had 61 tackles and 15 sacks as a junior ... from the same high school that produced Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed along with numerous other Division I and NFL talents.

Personal: Son of Payla Barney and Bryan Singleton Sr. ... lists his mother as his biggest influence.

B.J. Singleton's Career Bests
Tackles:
5, twice, last vs. Memphis (2015)
Tackles for Loss:
1.5, SMU (2013)
Sacks:
2, SMU (2013)
Interceptions:
1, at UTSA (2013)
Blocked Kicks:
1, 3x last at UCF (2013)
PBU:
1, 8x, last vs. Vanderbilt (2015)
QBH: 2, vs. Oklahoma (2016)

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12/17/16
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2:30 PM
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