Houston Football Closes out Spring Practice

April 11, 2014

HOUSTON - The Houston Football program closed out its spring practices Friday night with its annual Spring Game. A stingy defense controlled the majority of the game although the Houston offense managed two touchdowns from its quarterbacks, one through the air and one on the ground.

Junior college transfer quarterback Hunter McCoy picked up the night's first score with an 11-yard scramble, reaching inside the right pylon on the south end zone of Carl Lewis Field.

Senior quarterback Billy Cosh threw the night's lone passing touchdown as he rolled right and hit junior Kelechi Ejekam in the back corner of the end zone for a six-yard strike.

Junior linebacker Elandon Roberts led the Houston defense with three tackles while defensive tackles B.J. Singleton and Melvin Holland each posted two sacks. Junior defensive end Trevon Randle, redshirt-freshman linebacker Caleb Tucker and sophomore defensive tackle Aleksander Andric all added sacks while sophomore defensive back Steven Aikens had the night's lone interception.

Houston returns to action this fall when it opens the Houston Football Stadium against UTSA in late August.

Houston fans can guarantee a place in history by purchasing season tickets for the first ever season in the new Houston Football Stadium. General admission season tickets are currently on sale for just $140 as are Memorial Hermann Family Plan four-pack season tickets for just $299.

For those interested in purchasing 2014 reserved season tickets, fans may place a $200 season ticket deposit at UHCougars.com that will give access to participate in a 24-hour Select-A-Seat process in May. The $200 deposit is not a fee and will go towards the cost of season tickets. Lower level reserved season tickets begin at just $200.



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