Eight Cougars saw playing time in week one of the NFL preseason
Cougars claim a number of statistical national titles
Veteran defensive coach mentored improved linebacking crew in 2011
No. 20/17 Houston 30, No. 24/23 Penn State 14
Case Keenum threw for 532 yards and three touchdowns.
Houston Cougars defeated Penn State 30-14 as they set multiple school, conference, bowl and NCAA records.
2011 Phil Steele Preseason Third-Team All-Conference (LB)
2011 College Football Performance Awards Linebacker Watch List
2010 All-Conference USA Honorable Mention (LB)
Conference USA co-Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 24, 2010)
Rivals.com Conference USA Player of the Week (Oct. 24, 2010)
Senior (2011): Recorded 3.5 tackles for a loss of 9 yards, a QB hurry and seven tackles against UCLA ... Ranks No. 2 in NCAA in tackles for loss (3.5).
Junior (2010): Played in all 12 games and started 11 ... Led Conference USA and ranked fifth in the NCAA in tackles for loss with 20 ... The 20 TFL rank tied for sixth in the Houston record books ... Ranked tied for fourth in Conference USA in quarterback sacks ... Made his collegiate debut against Texas State during the season opener ... Finished with six tackles, including an assist on a 4-yard sack against the Bobcats ... Recorded six tackles, including four solo stops, with a tackle for a 1-yard loss ... Also added a forced fumble, pass breakup and three quarterback hurries against the Miners.. recorded four tackles, including at 4-yard sack, at UCLA ... Posted three tackles, including one for a 3-yard loss, and added a quarterback pressure against Tulane ... Made eight tackles, all solo, against Rice...also had five tackles for loss (31 yards) and two sacks (22 yards) bringing the Owls back 53 yards in total ... Delieverd a performance that earned him co-Defensive Player of the Week against SMU ... Led the team with eight tackles, including seven solo stops ... Also had two sacks totaling five yards, four tackles for loss totaling 10 yards, and a forced fumble against the Mustangs ...Had four tackles, including one solo and an assisted sack for a 2-yard loss against Memphis ... Led the team with 11 tackles including four solo stops, of which two were for a total of four yards lost against UCF ... Made seven tackles, including an assisted sack for a 2-yard loss and a tackle for a 4-yard loss against Tulsa ... Posted 12 tackles, two for loss and a sack at USM ... Had three stops, including one for loss in the season finale at Texas Tech.
Junior College: Joined Houston at semester break and competed in spring practice... Three-star recruit by Rivals.com at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College ... No. 2 junior college outside linebacker by Scout.com ... Second-Team All-State Mississippi Association of Junior Colleges ... Registered 64 tackles, one forced fumble and two interceptions.
High School: Competed at Stone County High in Wiggins, Miss.
Personal: Full name is Sammy Lee Brown, Jr. ... Born April 17, 1990, in Hattiesburg, Miss. ... Son of Monica Bostic ... Majoring in sociology.
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