2015: Started all 14 games on the defensive line for the Cougars in 2015 ... led all defensive linemen with 36 tackles on the year ... picked up four tackles in the team’s win over Temple in the American Athletic Conference Championship game ... had one tackle in win over Navy ... tallied four tackles, one for loss, at UConn ... had six tackles and a QBH in win over Memphis ... had two tackles and a tackle for a loss of three yards in win over Cincinnati ... tallied two tackles, one for a loss and a QBH in shutout win over Vanderbilt ... had a season-high six tackles in win at UCF ... had one tackle and a QBH in win over SMU ... tallied five tackles in win at Tulsa ... recorded one tackle in win over Texas State ... had two tackles in a win at Louisville ... recorded a tackle and a quarterback hurry while starting against the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles at defensive end.2014: Saw action in 12 of the 13 games in the 2014 season, making one start at SMU ... totaled seven tackles on the year ... appeared in Houston's victory in the Armed Forces Bowl over Pittsburgh.
2013: Starting defensive tackle in all 13 games ... had his first career tackle for loss, a half-sack, against BYU ... also had a tackle for loss against Louisville ... intercepted a pass vs. Southern and returned it for a gain of 11 yards ... forced his first career fumble vs. Vanderbilt in the BBVA Compass Bowl.
2012: Saw action in 10 games with one start against UAB as a member of the team's defensive tackle rotation ... had a career-best six tackles against UTEP ... had a half-tackle for loss against Louisiana Tech ... recovered a fumble vs. UTEP ... broke up one pass against Louisiana Tech.
High School: Three-star performer by both Rivals.com and Scout.com ... First Team All-State selection by the Texas Sports Writers ... ranked the country's No. 42 defensive tackle prospect ... District 14-5A Co-Defensive Player of the Year ... registered 53 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, seven sacks and a fumble recovery as a senior ... had 67 stops and 14 tackles for loss as a junior ... named First Team All-State in Texas by Rivals.com's TheOldCoach.com ... First Team All-Area as a senior for the late Head Coach John Outlaw ... also a member of the Lufkin basketball and track and field squads.
Personal: Son of Deborah and Terry Mark ... lists his older brother as the biggest influence in his life ... also enjoys playing basketball and was a thrower in track & field ... was a member of student council ... majoring in kinesiology.
Tomme Mark's Career Bests
Tackles: 6, 3x, last vs. Memphis (2015)
Tackles for Loss: 1, 4x, last at UConn (2015)
Sacks: 0.5, twice, last vs. Tulsa (2014)
Fumbles Recovered: 1, UTEP (2012)
Fumbles Forced: 1, Vanderbilt (2013)
Interceptions: 1, Southern (2013)
QBH: 1, 3x, last vs. Memphis (2015)