Houston Holds First Spring Scrimmage

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    March 22, 2014

    HOUSTON - The Houston Football program held its first scrimmage of 2014 Saturday morning at the Houston Football Practice Facility. The hour-long scrimmage consisted of a variety of down-and-distance situations from a number of points on the field.

    Sophomore Tyler McCloskey led the Cougars in rushing with nine carries for 88 yards while his classmate, John O’Korn, was 18-of-25 passing for 130 yards and two touchdowns. A third sophomore, Greg Ward Jr., led the way receiving with five receptions for 19 yards and one touchdown while senior Daniel Spencer had a 10-yard scoring strike as well.

    Defensively, sophomore linebacker D’Juan Hines led the way with six tackles while Tyler White had the day’s lone interception to go along with four tackles. Junior Elandon Roberts and senior Kent London finished with fumble recoveries for the Houston defense, which led the nation in turnovers forced in 2013 with 43.

    With Richie Leone graduating from Houston, the punt position is up for grabs for the first time in four years and junior Dylan Seibert put his best foot forward Saturday with four punts for an average of 47.0 yards.

    Houston returns to practice on Monday, March 24, and has three practices open to the public next week with open workouts from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday and an open scrimmage from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. on Saturday. All workouts are held at the Houston Football Practice Facility located behind the Athletics/Alumni Center at 3100 Cullen Blvd.



    Houston holds its annual Spring Game on Friday, April 11, as a part of the Cougar Spring Fling. Full information on the event can be found here.


    John O’Korn: 18-25, 130 yards, 2 TDs
    Billy Cosh: 6-9, 44 yards, 1 INT
    Bear Fenimore: 2-3, 5 yards
    Hunter McCoy: 1-3, 1 yard

    Field Goals:

    Kyle Bullard: 2-2 (32, 34)

    Extra Points:

    Ty Cummings: 2-2


    Dylan Seibert: 4-47.0
    Logan Piper: 3-33.7


    Tyler McCloskey: 9-88
    Justin Hicks: 10-33
    Randall Hollimon: 7-19
    John O’Korn: 4-1
    Billy Cosh: 1-(-3)
    Bear Fenimore: 1-(-7)
    Hunter McCoy: 1-(-7)


    Greg Ward Jr.: 5-19, 1 TD
    Justin Hicks: 4-31
    Randall Hollimon: 4-26
    Daniel Spencer: 3-18, 1 TD
    Deontay Greenberry: 2-31
    Derek McLemore: 2-7
    John Leday: 1-16
    Demarcus Ayers: 1-12
    Wayne Beadle: 1-8                            
    Josh Pegrem: 1-6
    Greyson Hughes: 1-4
    Kelechi Ejekam: 1-2
    Tyler McCloskey: 1-1

    D’Juan Hines: 6 tackles
    Steven Taylor: 5 tackles
    Marcus Dillard: 4 tackles
    Tyler White: 4 tackles, 1 interception
    Caleb Tucker: 4 tackles, 1 sack
    Derrick Mathews: 3 tackles
    Eric Eiland: 3 tackles
    Trevor Harris: 3 tackles
    Elandon Roberts: 2 tackles, 1 fumble recovery
    Efrem Oliphant: 2 tackles
    Turon Walker: 2 tackles
    Steven Aikens: 2 tackles
    Jamal Baker: 2 tackles, 1 sack
    Vincent Hall: 2 tackles
    Eric Braswell: 1 tackle
    William Jackson: 1 tackle
    Kent London: 1 tackle, 1 fumble recovery
    Trevon Stewart: 1 tackle
    Nick Thurman: 1 tackle
    Brandon Wilson: 1 tackle
    Trevon Randle: 1 tackle
    Chauntez Jackson: 1 tackle
    Austin Potter: 1 tackle
    Nomluis Fruge: 1 tackle
    Mikeal Smith: 1 tackle, 1 forced fumble
    Davonte Thomas: 1 tackle, 1 forced fumble
    Cameron Malveaux: 1 tackle, 1 sack

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