Cougar Football Team Adds Two to 2010 Squad
Aug. 13, 2010
The University of Houston football team has added a pair of players to the 2010 roster in running back Michael Hayes and defensive back Colton Valencia.
Junior College: Three-star running back according to Scout.com ... Listed as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com ... One of seven JC running backs to be named a three-star recruit by JCfootball.com ... Runs a 4.4 40-yard dash ... Rushed for 1,269 yards on 204 attempts with 17 touchdowns as a sophomore at Blinn College (Texas) ... Also caught 31 passes for 329 yards and one touchdown ... Rushed 130 times for 769 yards and eight touchdowns as a freshman, while also catching 18 passes for 219 yards and two touchdowns ... Led Blinn to the national title in 2009 ... Born June 18, 1990.
2009 (Freshman-Texas A&M): One of seven true freshmen to appear in all 12 games at Texas A&M ... most action came on special teams, with time as a reserve cornerback.
High School: Named to the VYPE All-Greater Houston Team ... named to the Houston Touchdown Club's Preseason All-Greater Houston Team ... earned first-team All-District (23-5A) honors as both a junior and senior ... led Hightower to a 13-1 record and a spot in the 5A Division 1 State Championship game ... as a sophomore tallied 67 tackles and broke up 17 passes ... as a junior recorded 89 tackles and broke up 23 passes ... he also intercepted six passes (one TD return), forced two fumbles and recovered four more ... as a senior logged 40 tackles, intercepted three passes and broke up six more.
Personal: The son of Pamela Jamieson ... Coached by Shane Hallmark at Hightower High School ... Born July 14, 1991.