Cougars (7-2, 4-1) and Cardinals in pivotal American Athletic Conference match up
Houston (7-1, 4-0) travels to Orlando, Fla. and plays on ESPN2 on Saturday at 6 p.m.
Thursday night game broadcast on ESPN at 6 p.m.
First ever meeting between the two schools
Cougars face namesake from BYU on Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
2014: Appeared in six games for Houston, while making one start ... registered six tackles in his redshirt freshman season ... racked up six tackles in his collegiate debut and first start in the TDECU Stadium opener against UTSA.
High School: Three-star recruit by ESPN, Scout.com, Rivals.com and 247Sports.com ... No. 53 linebacker nationally from 247Sports.com ... No. 86 linebacker nationally and No. 35 player in the state of Louisiana by ESPN ... named to the All-District 2-5A football First Team ... had 77 Tackles, 3.5 Sacks, and 8.5 tackles for loss ... had 75 tackles including 15 for loss and seven sacks as a junior.
Personal: Majoring in kinesiology.