7 p.m. - Saturday, Sept. 5 - TDECU Stadium
Press Conference: Houston vs. Tulane
Twenty-two of the 24 hail from Texas with one each from Louisiana and Oklahoma
Thursday night game broadcast on ESPN at 6 p.m.
First ever meeting between the two schools
2012-13 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2014: Appeared in all 13 games for Houston in the 2014 season playing primarily on special teams ... was a part of the Houston special teams that recovered two onside kicks that sparked the Houston comeback in the Armed Forces Bowl over Pittsburgh... racked up eight tackles on the season ... registered three solo tackles in the contest at USF.
2013: Nominated for the Burlsworth Trophy, awarded annually to the nation's top walk-on athlete ... Houston's starting fullback ... played in all 13 games with starts vs. UCF and Cincinnati ... had one reception on the season, a four-yard gain vs. Rice ... Houston's leading special teams tackler with 10 tackles, all on kickoff cover ... received the Committed Cougar Award at the team's annual banquet.
2012: Valuable special teams performer played in nine games and finished the year with eight tackles.
Personal: Majoring in kinesiology ... son of Travis and Brenda Stice ... worked as a texidermist throughout high school ... uncle played football at Texas Tech in the `80s .. wears 37 to honor his best friend who passed away in a car accident after his senior year of high school.