Keith Houston
Keith Houston

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Philadelphia, Miss.

High School:
High

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 215

Position:
TE

Birthdate:
02/19/1983

Experience:
3L


Unselfish player with a good work ethic ... After moving from tight end late last season, used the spring to improve his skills as a wide receiver ... A big target for a receiver ... Biggest asset is being physical .... Is being looked to for senior leadership ... Also a big part of special teams play ... Hauled in a seven-yard TD pass from Billy Tapp in the Red-Blue Game ... 2005: Played in 10 games, seeing first action at tight end ... Recorded one reception for 32 yards ... Earned third letter ... vs. Citadel (10/8): Caught first career pass for 32 yards ... Spring 2005: Moved from safety to linebacker mid-way through spring drills ... Had one tackle in Red-Blue game.

2004: Seen action in all 11 games ... Earned his second letter ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/18): Recorded one solo tackle ... Spring 2004: Had three tackles in Red-Blue Game.

2003: Appeared in 10-of-13 games ... Did not play in games against Vanderbilt (8/30), Memphis (9/6) and Florida (10/4) ... Earned his first letter ... Saw first career action versus Louisiana-Monroe (9/13) ... vs. Alabama (10/18): Recorded his first career tackle ... vs. Arkansas (10/25): Credited with one solo stop ... vs. LSU (11/22): Had one assisted tackle ... Spring 2003: Had two tackles and forced one fumble in Red-Blue spring game.

2002: Did not see action and was redshirted ... Enrolled at Ole Miss in Spring of 2002 and went through spring drills ... Ended spring at strong safety, which was a new position for him ... Had one tackle in Red-Blue game.

HIGH SCHOOL: Final prep season was in 2000 when he was one of the state's top players ... First team Class 2A All-State selection of the Mississippi Association of Coaches ... Played in Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game in Mobile, Ala. ... Earned Best Defensive Player and Best Defensive Back honors ... Team Captain ... Received Coach's Award ... Had seven pass interceptions junior season and four as a sophomore ... Coached in high school by Steve Cheatham ... Earned four letters in football, three in basketball, and one in track ... Averaged 17 points and 13 rebounds in basketball.

PERSONAL: Son of Geraldine Houston ... Full name is Keith Gerard Houston ... Born: February 19, 1983 ... Majoring in Criminal Justice.

HOUSTON'S CAREER STATISTICS
--RECEIVING--

Year G-S Rec Yds TD Lg Avg.
2005 10-0 1 32 0 32 32.0
--DEFENSE--
Year G-S UT AT TT TFL-YDS Sacks-Yds CF FR PD PRES INT BLK
2003 10-0 2 1 3 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 11-0 1 0 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 10-0 2 1 3 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0

HOUSTON'S CAREER HIGHS
RECEPTIONS: 1, vs. Citadel (10/08/05)
TACKLES: 1, 4x, MR: vs. Vanderbilt (9/18/2004)
SOLO TACKLES: 1, 3x, vs. Vanderbilt (9/18/2004)

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