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Thomas Houchin
94  Thomas Houchin
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sanger, Texas

High School:
Sanger HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 260

Position:
DE

Birthdate:
10/07/1980

Experience:
1L

2001 (Sophomore) -- Played in 10 games on the defensive line with two starts at right end against Colorado (10/6) and Texas Tech (10/13)... Totaled 19 total tackles on the season, including 10 solo stops... Tied for third among linemen with five TFLs for 26 yards... Ranked fourth on the team and second among linemen with two sacks for 14 yards... Tops among linemen with 4 PBUs... Ranked fifth on the team with five QBHs... Turned in an all-around solid performance against Oklahoma (9/29), posting three TFLs for 17 yards, two QBHs and one PBU... Registered a season-high six tackles against Colorado, including a season-best three solo stops, and one QBH... Had a season-best three PBUs at Texas Tech... Added two TFLs for nine yards against the Red Raiders, including his first career sack.

2000 (Freshman) - Appeared as a backup defensive lineman against Ball State... Did not have statistics.

1999 - Redshirt season.

Sanger HS - All-District 9-3A pick as a defensive end as a sophomore... All-district choice at defensive end and fullback as a junior... Two-time unanimous (junior and senior) all-district pick... All-area and honorable mention all-state pick at defensive end as a junior... All-area and second team all-state pick as a senior linebacker for the Indians... Dallas Morning News Top 100 in state as a senior... Averaged 11.5 yards per carry and 13 tackles per game as a senior... Totaled 107 tackles, with four sacks, two interceptions, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries that season... High school coach was James Ivy.

Personal - Born Oct. 7, 1980... Father is Randall Houchin and mother is Liz Caldwell... Earned a total of 19 letters in high school, including three in football, four each in track, baseball and golf, three in basketball and one in powerlifting... Involved with Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Future Farmers of America.

Career stats

G

UT-AT-TT

TFL

Sack

QBH

PBU

FF

FR

2001

10

10-9-19

5-26

1.5-13

5

4

0

0-0

Career highs - Tackles: 6 vs Colorado (10/6); Solo tackles: 3 vs Colorado (10/6); TFL: 3 at Oklahoma (9/29); Sacks: 1 at Texas Tech (10/13)