Deontay Greenberry
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    Deontay Greenberry

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Fresno, Calif.

    High School:
    Washington Union HS

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 200

    Position:
    WR

    • 2014 American Athletic Conference Second Team
    • 2014 Biletnikoff Award Watch List
    • 2014 Maxwell Award Watch List
    • 2014 Dave Campbell's Preseason Best WR in Texas
    • 2014 Dave Campbell's Preseason All-Texas First Team
    • 2014 Phil Steele's Preseason AAC First Team
    • 2014 Athlon Sports Preseason AAC First Team
    • 2013 American Athletic Conference First Team
    • 2013 American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 19)
    • 2013 Biletnikoff Award Watch List
    • 2013 Earl Campbell Award Watch List
    • 2012 Conference USA All-Freshman Team

    2014: Team's leading receiver, starting all 12 regular-season games ... needs three receptions to become eighth player in Houston history wstih 200 career receptions ... was third in the American with an average of 6.2 receptions per game ... had four touchdowns and 756 yards on 68 receptions ... had three 100+ yard receiving games on the season ... had nine receptions for 103 yards for his eighth career 100+ yard receiving game... notched a season-high 12 receptions for 136 yards and a touchdown vs. Tulane ... led team with 10 receptions for 63 yards in win over Temple ... had five receptions for a team-best 79 yards at Memphis ... finished with 74 yards and two touchdowns, the first of the season, on six receptions at BYU ... recorded his first 100-yard receiving game of the year in win over Grambling with 110 yards on five receptions with a 67-yarder setting up the Cougars' second touchdown ... hauled in a team-high six receptions for 96 yards vs. UTSA in the 2014 season opener with the longest at 23 yards.

    2013: Named to The American Athletic Conference's first team ... Houston's leading receiver on the year with 82 receptions for 1,202 yards and 11 touchdowns ... named the team's Andre Ware Offensive MVP ... second in The American with 11 receiving touchdowns ... became the 17th player in Houston history to hit the 1,000-yard receiving mark in a season ... his 1,202 yards ranked 10th on the UH single-season receiving yards chart ... second in The American with five games of at least 100 yards of receiving ... averaged 6.8 receptions and 100.2 receiving yards per game ... had touchdowns in eight of 12 games he played in with multiple touchdowns in two games ... pulled in at least six receptions in nine games ... led The American with 19 receptions of 20 yards or longer, nine of 30 yards or longer, six over 40 yards and three of 60 yards or longer ... had a career-high three receiving touchdowns to go along with a career-best 168 receiving yards against Rutgers including a career-long 83-yard TD reception ... had a career-high 14 receptions for 165 yards at Temple to earn The American's Offensive Player of the Week honor ... the game started a three-game streak with at least 146 yards receiving as he had six receptions for 146 yards vs. Rice and nine for 149 yards at UTSA ... had 11 receptions for 68 yards and two touchdowns against BYU ... closed out the year with six receptions for 96 yards including a 67-yard touchdown vs. Vanderbilt in the BBVA Compass Bowl.

    2012: Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman team ... led all freshmen in the league with 47 receptions for 569 yards ... had three receiving touchdowns on the year, a number that trailed just teammate Larry McDuffey ... had at least five receptions in six games ... pulled in touchdowns against Louisiana Tech, UTEP and Marshall ... had season-best 97 yards receiving against Tulane ... was third on the team with 11 plays of at least 20 yards or longer.

    High School: Five-star recruit ... the first Scout.com "five-star" player to select the University of Houston in school history ... ranked the No. 7 wide receiver nationally and the No. 46 player overall by Scout.com ... five-star recruit, the No. 17 overall player in America and the No. 3 wide receiver by 247sports.com ... participant in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl ... caught 109 passes and produced state-record totals of 2,165 yards and 33 touchdowns in 14 games at Washington Union High School in Fresno, Calif. ... led the Panthers to a California Division III State Championship with a 14-0 overall record ... First Team All-State selection and the MaxPreps.com California Division III Player of the Year in 2011 ... member of the ESPN Under Armour Top 150 ... ESPN-Cal-Hi Sports "Mr. Football" in 2011.

    Personal: Majoring in health ... son of Shontel ... has one older brother and two younger sisters ... volunteers with the Boys and Girls Club.

    Deontay Greenberry's Career Bests
    Receptions: 14, Temple (2013)
    Receiving Yards: 168, Rutgers (2013)
    Receiving Touchdowns: 3, Rutgers (2013)
    Long Reception: 83, Rutgers (2013)

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