Houston Signs Two Junior College Transfers

    Dec. 19, 2012

    HOUSTON - Houston football head coach Tony Levine announced the signing of two junior college defenders to national letters of intent Wednesday. ASA College defensive end Trevor Harris and Diablo Valley College defensive back Turon Walker will enroll at the University of Houston at the beginning of the 2013 spring semester.

    A 5-11, 185-pound cornerback, Walker led Diablo Valley with five interceptions and six pass deflections as a sophomore including one interception he returned for a touchdown. The Stockton, Calif., native played a major role on a Diablo Valley defense that limited opposing offenses to just 207.6 yards per game en route to an 8-2 record in 2011.

    A Mount Dora, Fla., native, Harris opened his collegiate career at ASA College as a wide receiver before moving to defensive end. The 6-5, 230-pound defender who runs a 4.53 40-yard dash helped ASA to a 9-1 record as his defense held opponents to just 140.6 yards per contest.

    Name Pos HT WT School Hometown
    Trevor Harris DE 6-5 230 ASA College Mount Dora, Fla.
    Turon Walker DB 5-11 185 Diablo Valley College Stockton, Calif.

    DE | 6-5 | 230 | Mount Dora, Fla. | ASA College

    ASA College
    Competed two seasons at ASA College, helping the Avengers to a 9-1 record and a berth at the Carrier Dome Bowl as a sophomore ... originally went to ASA as a wide receiver but made the change to defensive end ... played on a defense that posted four shutouts and held the opposition to just 140.6 yards per contest ... has been timed at 4.53 in the 40-yard dash.

    High School
    Played first year of football as a senior at Mount Dora High School... played as both a receiver and defensive end, recording 26 receptions for 500 yards to go with 50 tackles and an interception.

    DB | 5-11 | 185 | Stockton, Calif. | Diablo Valley College

    Diablo Valley College
    Led Diablo Valley with five interceptions and six pass deflections as a sophomore ... returned one interception for a touchdown ... totaled 32 tackles on the year, including a tackle for loss ... played a major role in a defense that limited opponents to just 313.8 yards per game... helped lead Diablo Valley to an 8-2 record during the 2011 season ... part of a defensive unit in 2011 that limited the opposition to just 207.6 yards per game ... rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com.

    High School
    Starred at St. Mary's High in Stockton, Calif., helping the Rams to an 11-2 record as a senior ... was a force on the defensive side of the ball, posting six interceptions and 25 pass deflections in his first season at the cornerback position ... rolled up 158 yards in interception returns, averaging over 26 yards per pick ... totaled 48 stops on the season and also blocked two field goals.



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