Thomas Gafford
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    Thomas Gafford

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Houston, Texas

    High School:
    Clear Brook HS

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 235

    Position:
    Long Snapper

    Experience:
    3L

    Former walk-on who has been crucial to Houston?s success on special teams... will provide snaps for punts and field goals/PATs... is listed as UH?s top snapper heading into his senior season ... also spent the spring as a tight end and wide receiver ... could see some action there during the fall if needed... contributes during practices as a member of the scout team... 2003: Appeared in all 13 games as the team?s regular snapper on special teams... registered nine total tackles, including six unassisted during the year... also forced a fumble... 2002: Appeared in all 12 games as the Cougars? short and long snapper... finished season with five tackles on coverage... made a key fumble recovery on a Cougar punt against Louisville... 2001: Played in all 11 games as the Cougars? primary long snapper... High School: Played at Clear Brook High School... was the Team MVP as a senior... also received Receiver-of-the-Year honors... helped squad to 8-3 finish... was president of the high school?s Fellowship of Christian Athletes?Personal: Born January 29, 1983, in Houston... son of David and Pat Gafford of Houston... also recruited by Bethany College and Missouri Valley College... majoring in sports administration.

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