UH 40, Tulane 17
UH 45, UTEP 35
Cougars host the Miners Saturday at 3:30 p.m.
Texas State 30, Houston 13
Former walk-on Tony Levine places four Houston seniors on scholarship
Redshirt Senior (2012): Played in 10 games as a reserve running back and special teams standout ... finished the year with 105 rushing yards on 18 carries and two receptions for 10 yards ... had career highs in carries (9) and yards (36) against Rice ... had a career- long rush of 31 yards at SMU to go along with a career-high two receptions ... had six special teams tackles on the year.
Redshirt Junior (2011): Reserve running back and standout special teams performer ... Rushed 21 times for 83 yards and a score while also racking up 15 tackles on special teams ... Ran for a season high 18 yards on just four carries and a TD in the win against Georgia State ... Added a 14-yard reception ... Added 15 yards, including a season-long 11-yard run at Tulane ... Tied a season high with four carries (12 yards) during the Conference USA West Division clincher at Tulsa ... Caught his second pass of the season in that win at Tulsa as well.
Junior (2010): Redshirted.
Pre-Houston: Competed for two seasons at San Diego Mesa College for head coach Henry Browne... honored as Team Most Valuable Player and was an All-Conference Second-Team selection after rushing for nearly 1,100 yards as a sophomore in 2009... earned place at Junior College All Star Game and received the Scholar-Athlete Award... named Conference Freshman of the Year and was an All-Conference Second-Team selection after rushing for more than 750 yards and five touchdowns.
High School: Attended Cooper High in Abilene, Texas, but graduated from Hoover High in San Diego.
Personal:Full name is Braxton Alexander-Terrill Welford... Born Sept. 21, 1985, in Denver... has a 4-year old daughter Destiny... son of Vernon Morgan and Gail Welford... majoring in sociology.