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John Tyson
John  Tyson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Klein Forest

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 173

Position:
Wide Receiver

Experience:
1L


Showcased his skills as a redshirt freshman last season and now is considered to be one of the top Cougar receivers in 2002...another valuable member of the potent Houston Cougar receiving corps...a former walk-on who has earned a scholarship...provides depth, speed and determination to an already talented group of wideouts...is one of the fastest members of the UH team...is listed as a backup to Brandon Middleton at one of the three wide receiver positions...should see plenty of action in rotation and multiple sets...is quick off the ball and even more dangerous after the catch...can be used as a return man and on reverses out of the slot...is listed as one of the Cougars' primary kickoff returners as fall camp approaches...has worked hard in the weight room to improve strength and conditioning...had one catch for 45 yards in the annual Spring Game...long catch set up the first touchdown of the game...2001: Played in six games last season...first action of the year was in the Homecoming game versus Cincinnati...had one catch for 29 yards in that game...also returned a career-best five kickoffs for 67 yards...had another long catch, 25 yards, versus Southern Miss on the road...had at least one catch in all but one game (UAB)...finished the season with five catches for 68 yards...also returned six kicks for 80 yards...2000: Redshirted two seasons ago as a true freshman ...High School: Starred at Klein Forest High School in the Northside of Houston...named the Offensive MVP of his team and conference...also selected first team all-district...was a guard on the KFHS basketball squad...ran the 200 and 400 meters for the track team...Personal: Born August 26, 1982, in Houston, Texas...son of Wanda Venus and Quintin Jackson of Portersville, Calif....also recruited by Michigan, Sam Houston and Louisiana-Lafayette...enjoys playing basketball when Not on the football field...undecided on major.

Tyson's 2001 Game-by-Game Stats

Kickoff ReturnsReceiving
NoYdsAvgTDLgNoYdsAvgTDLg
RiceDNP
TexasDNP
TCUDNP
ArmyDNP
MemphisDNP
Cincinnati56713.402212929.0029
S. Miss11313.001312525.0025
S. Florida00000155.005
Louisville00000155.005
UAB0000000000
Georgia00000144.004
Totals68013.302256813.6029
09/03/16
Oklahoma
vs Oklahoma
Houston, Texas (NRG Stadium)
TBA
Tickets
09/10/16
Lamar
Lamar
Houston, Texas
TBA
Tickets
09/15/16
Cincinnati
at Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
TBA
09/24/16
Texas State
at Texas State
San Marcos, Texas
TBA
09/29/16
UConn
UConn
Houston, Texas
TBA
Tickets
10/08/16
Navy
at Navy
Annapolis, Md.
2:30 PM
10/15/16
Tulsa
Tulsa
Houston, Texas
TBA
Tickets
10/22/16
SMU
at SMU
Dallas, Texas
TBA
10/29/16
UCF
UCF
Houston, Texas
TBA
Tickets
11/12/16
Tulane
Tulane
Houston, Texas
TBA
Tickets
11/17/16
Louisville
Louisville
Houston, Texas
TBA
Tickets
11/25/16
Memphis
at Memphis
Memphis, Tenn.
TBA
12/03/16
vs TBD
TBD
TBA

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