Senior Zach McMillian Enjoying Every Minute of Football
Press conference quotes from head coach Tony Levine, Zach McMillian and Daniel Spencer.
Levine, Cougars discuss Saturday's road contest at Marshall
Head Coach Tony Levine and his players answered questions from the media Monday
From ice tubs to pool workouts, preseason camp is all about getting and staying in shape.
Houston vs. Vanderbilt (USATSI)
SMU @ Houston
Houston Football: Season Photo Gallery
Houston travels to Los Angeles to take on UCLA
Houston Cougars defeated Penn State 30-14 as they set multiple school, conference, bowl and NCAA records.
2013 The American Athletic Conference's Second Team
2013: Named The American Athletic Conference's second-team cornerback ... starting cornerback in 12 of 13 games ... only missed one start due to a targeting suspension ... third in The American and second on the team with five interceptions ... had a career-best two interceptions vs. SMU ... also had picks against Temple, UTSA and Vanderbilt ... had 54 tackles on the year ... forced a fumble vs. Rice ... broke up six passes on the year against Southern, BYU, Rutgers, SMU and Vanderbilt ... tied his career best with two pass break ups vs. Rutgers and SMU.
2012: Named honorable mention All-Conference USA by the league's coaches ... received third team All-Conference USA honors from Phil Steele ... started all 12 games at corner ... forced to step up as Houston's No. 1 corner following the season-ending injury to D.J. Hayden ... finished tied for the Conference USA lead with five interceptions including an interception in all three games that Hayden missed ... finished with six pass breakups on the season along with 51 tackles ... had a career-high 11 tackles against Louisiana Tech and Marshall.
2011: Made 13 starts in 13 games ... Finished second on the team with seven passes broken up ... Finished with 44 tackles and one tackle-for-loss ... Added an interception against Southern Miss ... Had a season high seven tackles in wins over UTEP and Marshall ... Had five solo stops in the road win at North Texas ... Broke up two passes against Penn State in the 2012 TicketCity Bowl ... Had solo breakups in five other contests ... Had three stops and a TFL against SMU.
2010: Played in 11 games, primarily on special teams ... Posted a season and career-best four tackles in the season opener vs. Texas State ... Had one tackle at Memphis.
High School: Three-star recruit by Rivals.com at Dulles High ... No. 69 ranked cornerback by Rivals.com ... Named First-Team All-District ... Selected All-State Honorable Mention by Associated Press ... Touchdown Club of Houston Defensive Player of the Year finalist ... First-Team All-District by Houston Chronicle ... Second-Team All-Greater Houston by Houston Chronicle ... Second-Team All-District during sophomore and junior seasons ... Registered 104 tackles, six tackles for a loss and three interceptions as a senior ... Recorded 294 career tackles with seven interceptions, two forced fumbles and 17 pass breakups ... Also participated in track relays and high jump ... Member of FCA for four years ... Participated in Student Countil, DECA and PALS ... Named Mr. DHS as a senior.
Personal: Full name is Zachary Glenn McMillian... Born Sept. 18, 1991, in Missouri City, Texas ... Son of Audray and Lisa McMillian ... Father, Audray, lettered for the Cougars from 1980-84 and played nine years in the NFL with the Houston Oilers and the Minnesota Vikings ... Majoring in organizational leadership and supervision.
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