Cougars cap season with 13-1 record and a 38-24 win over Florida State
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POSTGAME QUOTES: Houston 24, Temple 13
Saturday, Dec. 5 - 11 am CT - TDECU Stadium
Houston 52, Navy 31
Bayou Bucket Practice Report
Check out the photo gallery from the Houston football AAC Championship game against Temple.
Houston defeats Cincinnati 33-30
Temple at Houston
• 2015 Associated Press (AP) All-Bowl Team
2015: Started in 12 games at safety while appearing in all 13...Led the team with eight tackles and recovered a key fumble in the American Championship game against Temple...Had seven tackles and a key interception in win over Navy...Had three tackles at UConn...Had five tackles and a 0.5 tackle for a loss of a yard in win over Memphis...Tallied a career-best 3.0 sacks, all for loss and a total of 23 yards, while tallying his first ever safety in win over Cincinnati...Also had two QBH vs. Bearcats...Recorded five tackles in shutout win over Vanderbilt...Had four tackles in win at UCF...Notched a career-best 2.0 sacks, for a total loss of 25 yards, and had five tackles in win at Tulane...Had five tackles and two QBH in win over SMU...Totaled seven tackles, a tackle for a loss of two yards and a fumble recovery (in win at Tulsa) - his eighth of his career, which moves him into a tie for first all-time...Had five tackles, a tackle for loss and a forced fumble in win over Texas State...Notched an interception and returned it for 58 yards in a win at Louisville...Also recovered a fumble and had two tackles for loss in his seven total vs. the Cardinals...Recorded six tackles and a quarterback hurry in the season opening game against the Golden Eagles of Tennessee Tech.
2013: Named to The American Athletic Conference's second team ... Houston's starting free safety ... led the nation with 10 turnovers ... led the nation with six fumble recoveries ... fifth in The American Athletic Conference with four interceptions ... shared the team's Wilson Whitley Defensive MVP honor with Derrick Mathews ... his six fumble recoveries set a Houston single-season record and he is now third on the UH career chart with this season alone ... third on the team with 109 tackles ... picked off passes vs. UTSA, Rutgers, USF and UCF ... recovered fumbles against Southern, Temple, Memphis, Rutgers, Louisville and Cincinnati ... returned his fumble recovery vs. Cincinnati 15 yards for a Houston touchdown ... had at least 10 tackles in five straight games including a season-best 13 tackles at UCF ... had tackles for loss in back-to-back games against Louisville and Cincinnati ... also broke up five passes ... forced fumbles vs. Memphis and Rutgers.
2012: Named FWAA Freshman All-American ... Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman team ... led all freshmen nationally with 126 tackles ... set the Houston freshman record with 126 stops ... took over as Houston's starting free safety in the third game of the season and ended the year with 10 consecutive starts ... finished second on the team and fourth in Conference USA with his 126 stops ... had six games with at least 10 tackles including a career-best 21 stops at East Carolina ... recorded his first career interception against Tulane and broke up seven passes on the year ... also had 3.5 tackles for loss including a 10-yard sack against UTEP.
High School: Three-star defensive back by Rivals.com and ESPN.com ... one of the country's top corner prospects ... earned Class 3A All-State honors as a running back after rushing for 550 yards on just 80 carries (6.8 ypc) and catching 30 passes for 380 yards (12.7 ypc) ... was a standout on defense, intercepting four passes (returning three for scores) ... also had six punt return scores, 95 total tackles and three forced fumbles as a defensive back ... played for Head Coach Tommy Minton at Patterson, going 11-1 as a senior and winning the District 9-3A title ... First Team All-District both as a running back and as a kick returner.
Personal: Son of Lisa and Eric Stewart ... lists his father as the most influential person in his life ... would like to become a college football coach once he is done with his playing career ... majoring in kinesiology.