Howard Wilson
Howard  Wilson


DeSoto, Texas

High School:
DeSoto HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185



• 2016 Phil Steele’s AAC First Team
• American Athletic Conference First Team

• American Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll (Nov. 22, 2014)

2016: Started all 13 games for Houston ... picked off five passes to rank second in The American and 13th nationally ... also broke up 10 passes, ranking fourth in The American ... had 54 tackles on the year including 2.5 for a loss of 17 yards and also recovered two fumbles ... had five tackles and one pass breakup in the Las Vegas Bowl against San Diego State ... tallied six tackles at Memphis (Nov. 25) ... had six tackles, a fumble recovery and a pass breakup in a home win vs. No. 3 Louisville (Nov. 17) ... tallied four tackles and one pass breakup in a home win vs. Tulane (Nov. 12) ... had four tackles, a tackle for loss and an interception return for 26 yards in a home win vs. UCF (Oct. 29) ... tallied six tackles and a pass breakup in a road loss at SMU (Oct. 22) ... had three tackles and an interception in a home win over Tulsa (Oct. 15) ... tallied four tackles in a road loss at Navy (Oct. 8) ... had four tackles in a home win vs. UConn (Sept. 29) ... tallied his second straight game with an interception, while tallying two tackles and two pass breakups in a road win at Texas State (Sept. 24) ... notched two interceptions and returned one 28 yards for a touchdown, while also tallying eight tackles and a pass breakup in a road win at Cincinnati (Sept. 15) ... had two tackles, one for a loss of 14 yards and a fumble recovery in a win over No. 3 Oklahoma (Sept. 3) to open the season.

2015: Appeared in three games before suffering a season-ending injury ... received a medical hardship waiver following the season to restore his sophomore year ... recorded fourth career interception in win over Texas State ... also added five tackles in three games.

2014: One of just four freshmen to appear in all 13 games in the 2014 season ... made three starts in the defensive secondary ... finished the season with 48 tackles including one for a loss, three interceptions, and three pass breakups ... recorded two tackles in Houston’s Armed Forces Bowl victory ... registered nine tackles in the regular season finale at Cincinnati ... collected four tackles in the team’s win at SMU ... had a career-high 15 tackles and an interception in win over Tulsa ... notched three tackles vs. Tulane ... had three tackles and a pass breakup in win at USF ... notched his second interception of the year in win over Temple ... had a tackle for a loss of two yards at Memphis ... tallied his first career interception vs. UNLV ... recorded three tackles in win over Grambling ... was one of just four true freshmen to make an appearance in the 2014 season opener vs. UTSA.

High School: Named to the 2013 AP All-State second team ... Named to the 2013 The Old Coach DFW Class 5A All-Area second team ... named to the 2013 All-District 7-5A first team ... had five interceptions his senior year ... two-year starter at cornerback for DeSoto High School.

Personal: Majoring in Sociology.

Howard Wilson's Career Bests

Tackles: 15, Tulsa(2014)
Interceptions: 2, at Cincinnati (2016)
Tackles For Loss: 1, 3x, last vs. UCF (2016)
Fumbles Recovered: 1, twice, last vs. Louisville (2016)
PBU: 2, twice, last vs. Tulsa (2016)

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