Cougars cap season with 13-1 record and a 38-24 win over Florida State
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POSTGAME QUOTES: Houston 24, Temple 13
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Houston 52, Navy 31
Check out the photo gallery from the Houston football AAC Championship game against Temple.
Houston beats No. 16 Navy 52-31 (USATSI)
The Cougars defeat Memphis, on November 14, 2015.
Houston defeats Cincinnati 33-30
The Cougars defeat Vanderbilt, on October 31, 2015.
• 2015 Earl Campbell Award Winner
2015: Started 12 games at quarterback for the Cougars while appearing in 13...Led the Cougars with 88 yards passing and 148 yards rushing in the American Championship game against Temple while eclipsing the 1,000-yard rushing mark...Passed for a season-high 308 yards on a 26-for-35 effort with no interceptions and three touchdowns in win over Navy...Also rushed for 83 yards on 14 attempts and a score vs. Midshipmen...Didn’t start at UConn...Threw for 18 yards on one completion as a backup to Kyle Postma...Was injured in win over Memphis...Threw for 60 yards on a 5-for-11 effort before being sidelined...Had two passing touchdowns on a 16-for-24 passing effort for 161 yards, while also rushing for 119 yards on 16 attempts in win over Cincinnati...Passed for 221 yards and a touchdown on a 15-of-23 effort, while rushing for a score on 19 attempts and 33 yards in shutout win over Vanderbilt...Totaled 210 passing yards (16-23) for a touchdown, including a season-long 67-yard pass, while rushing for a score on 10 attempts for 46 yards in win at UCF...Notched 17-25 passing for 222 yards and one touchdown and ran for 77 yards on 14 carries and three touchdowns in win at Tulane...Broke the single-season rushing touchdown record by a Houston QB with 11 after finishing with four in the win over SMU...Added 82 yards on the ground on 14 carries, while passing for 243 yards on a 16-of-18 mark vs. Mustangs...Broke the single-game Houston rushing yards record for a quarterback with his 182 yards on 20 carries in win at Tulsa...Racked up a career-best three rushing touchdowns to lead the offense vs. Golden Hurricane...Also at Tulsa, tallied his fourth straight 200+ yard passing game with 273 yards on a 22-of-38 effort with no interceptions...Notched third straight game with 200+ passing yards...Had 274 yards of passing on 17-21 for four touchdowns in win over Texas State...Also rushed for two scores on 10 attempts for 91 yards vs. Bobcats...Tallied 236 yards on a 23-for-33 effort in a win at Louisville...Recorded three passing touchdowns...Also rushed for 98 yards on 21 carries vs. the Cardinals...Became the eighth quarterback in Houston history to top 100 yards rushing and 100 yards passing in the same game during the season opener against Tennesee Tech...Rushed for a career high 107 yards on 13 carries and two touchdowns while also throwing for 275 yards on 21-of-28 passing and a touchdown.
2013: Backup quarterback who also played receiver and saw time as Houston's punt returner late in the year ... made his debut in the third game of the season vs. Rice ... connected on all three pass attempts for a total of 48 yards vs. Rice while picking up 80 yards on the ground off nine rushing attempts ... had 40 yards of total offense vs. UTSA and scored first career touchdown on a six-yard run ... threw his first career passing touchdown against BYU as he hit Xavier Maxwell for a career-long 69-yard scoring strike ... had his second rushing touchdown at Rutgers as he finished the game with 91 rushing yards off 11 attempts including a two-yard run ... made his first career reception vs. Louisville as he pulled in a seven-yard gain for a UH first down ... had three receptions for 42 yards including a 29-yard reception vs. Cincinnati ... also was 5-of-9 for 74 yards at QB in the game ... hauled in his first career receiving touchdown against SMU as he made a leaping 19-yard grab in the back of the end zone en route to five receptions for 48 yards vs. the Mustangs.
High School: Three-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports ... No. 3 quarterback in the state of Texas by Dave Campbell ... No. 60 player in the state of Texas by Rivals ... named to Dave Campbell's Second Team All-Texas team ... named to the 2013 Old Coach Class 4A All-State first team ... named Associated Press Class 4A Honorable Mention All-State ... Dave Campbell's 4A Region II Player of the Year ... led Texas' Class 4A with 4,202 passing yards and 39 touchdowns against five interceptions as a senior ... also added 861 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns on 170 carries ... as a junior threw for 3,596 yards and 32 touchdowns against five interceptions while rushing 207 times for 1,212 yards and 18 touchdowns ... playing as a wide receiver as a sophomore, pulled in 53 receptions for 667 yards and eight touchdowns.
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