2014: Made an appearance in all 13 games for the Cougars in 2014, while starting two (Temple, USF) ... recorded two tackles in Houston's Armed Forces Bowl victory over Pittsburgh ... tallied 16 total tackles and two pass breakups ... racked up four tackles and a pass breakup vs. Tulane ... had two tackles in win at USF ... recorded a career-high five tackles vs. Grambling ... had a tackle in 2014 season opener vs. UTSA.
2013: Saw action in 12 games as a member of the special teams and backup defensive back ... had two tackles against Southern in Houston's season opener.
High School: Three-star recruit by both Rivals.com and Scout.com ... named one of the country's Top 100 outside linebacker prospects and was named a First Team All-District pick at safety as a senior ... third Team All-State by Rivals.com ... earned Honorable Mention All-State recognition from the Associated Press ... named one of the Dallas-Fort Worth Players of the Week in Week 2 by the Dallas Morning News with 19 tackles and a pass broken up ... named his team's MVP recording 122 total tackles, three interceptions and two fumbles recovered ... was nominated for the DFW Hero Award in 2011.
Personal: Son of Pamela and Steve Medford ... has two brothers, Jarrell and Joey ... part of his school's Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Project Star programs ... would love to work in advertising and graphic design following his playing career and lists drawing and art as one of his hobbies off the field ... majoring in kinesiology.
Steven Aikens Career Bests
Tackles: 5, Grambling (2014)
PBU: 1,Tulane (2014)