Former UH specialist J.J. Wyatt begins his second season overseeing defensive quality control. In this role Wyatt will assist the coaching staff with defensive issues both on and off the field.
Wyatt was a four-year letterman for the Cougars, appearing 40 games from 2001-04. Wyatt was the holder on all extra points and field-goal attempts for four seasons, and as a senior in 2004, he also served as the Houston punter.
In 2003, Wyatt missed two games but held in the remaining 11 contests, including the Cougars' appearance in the Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl. As a freshman in 2001, he completed a pass on a fake field goal.
A native of Diboll, Texas, Wyatt prepped at Diboll High School where he played football, golf, baseball and basketball. He averaged over 40 yards per punt as a senior and was the District 21-3A Player-of-the-Year in golf, winning five golf tournaments and was elected team captain along the way.
Wyatt is single and resides in Houston. He graduated from the University of Houston in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in sports administration.