2017 Football Roster

#  Name Pos. HT.  WT. Yr.-Exp. Hometown/High School/Previous School
1 Zae
Giles
WR 5-9 158 So.-1L Austin, Texas/
Lyndon B. Johnson HS
2 Brandon 
Dabney
DB 6-0 185 Jr.-TR Manteca, Calif./
Manteca HS/
Modesto JC
2 Blake 
McKenzie
QB 6-3 216 Sr.-SQ Corpus Christi, Texas/
John Paul II HS/
Fullerton College
Jaylon 
Bowden
DB 6-0 189 Sr.-1L Missouri City, Texas/
Fort Bend Elkins HS/
Blinn JC
Jack
Dallas
QB 5-11 199 Fr.-HS Orange, Texas/
West Orange-Stark HS
4 DeWan
Thompson Jr.
WR 5-7 179 Jr.-1L Los Angeles, Calif./
Venice High School/
Washington State
5 Derrion
Randle
RB 5-10 206 So.-1L Cawthon, Texas/
Navasota HS
6 Marcus
Daggs
WR 6-2 202 Sr.-1L Ennis, Texas/
Ennis HS/
Cisco College
7 Darrell
Colbert Jr.
QB 5-11 222  Jr.-TR. Houston, Texas/
Lamar HS/
SMU
8 Andrew 
Allen
QB 6-0 222 Sr.-1L Texas City, Texas/
Texas City HS/
New Mexico State
8 Detrick
Bell
LB 6-0 229 Fr.-HS Houston, Texas/
Aldine Davis HS
9 Kendrick
King
WR 5-10 174 So.-1L Beaumont, Texas/
Hamshire-Fannett HS
10 Davon
Jernigan
DB 6-0 202 Jr.-2L Navasota, Texas/
Navasota HS
11 Chaston
Brooks
LB 6-1 215 Jr.-2L Tatum, Texas/
Tatum HS
11 Tyson 
Williams
QB 6-1 194 Fr.-HS Houston, Texas/
Cy Ridge HS
12 Tyler 
Rios
DB 5-10 153 Jr.-TR Long Beach, Calif./
Lakewood HS/
Cerritos College
13 Caleb
Abrom
DB 6-0 186 So.-1L Desoto, Texas/
Desoto HS
14 Tyler
Roberson
DB 5-10 171 Fr.-HS Bay City, Texas/
Bay City HS
14 Caisen
Sullivan
WR 6-1 194 Fr.-RS Port Neches, Texas/
Port Neches-Groves HS
15 Markell
Hawthorne
RB 5-11 189 Fr.-RS Lake Charles, La./
Lagrange HS
16 Matt
Tillett
WR 5-10 184 Sr.-1L Mont Belvieu, Texas/
Barbers Hill HS
17 Josh
Jinning
LB 6-2 202 Fr.-HS The Colony, Texas/
The Colony HS
17 Adam
Morse
QB 6-1 234 S0.-1L Groves, Texas/
Port Neches-Groves HS
18 Griffin 
Hammond
WR 5-11 167 Fr.-HS Humble, Texas/
Atascocita HS
18 Andre
Mulinax
DB 5-10 187 Fr.-HS Fort Worth, Texas/
Crowley HS
19 Dorian
Gaston
WR 6-2 182 Jr.-TR Ripley, Mississippi/
Ripley HS/
Itawamba CC
20 Rodney
Randle Jr.
DB 5-10 191 Jr.-2L Beaumont, Texas/
Ozen HS
21 Nate
Jones
DB 5-11 180 Jr.-TR Mansfield, Texas/
Timberview HS/
Tyler JC
21 James
White
RB 6-0 219 Sr.-TR Pearland, Texas/
Dawson HS/
Texas A&M
22 Myles
Wanza
RB 5-9 176 Fr.-HS Houston, Texas/
Summer Creek HS
23 Kirkland
Banks
WR 5-10 173 Fr.-HS Lake Charles, La./
Barbe HS
24 Tanner
Douglas
WR 5-10 159 Fr.-HS Gibsonia, Pa./
Pine-Richland HS
25 Shyler
Staton
DB 5-11 165 So.-1L Missouri City, Texas/
Ridge Point HS
26 Tariq Gordon DB 6-0 178 So.-SQ Southlake, Texas/
Southlake Carroll HS
27 Emmanuel
Atoyebi
RB 6-0 222 Jr.-2L Houston, Texas/
Travis HS
28 Darius
Guillory
DB 5-9 175 Fr.-HS Winnie, Texas/
East Chambers HS
29 Irving
Pequero
WR 5-11 155 Fr.-HS Houston, Texas/
Northbrook HS
29 Desmond
Veals
LB 6-0 214 Fr.-HS Beaumont, Texas/
West Brook HS
30 Dedrick
Garner
DE 6-2 243 Jr.-1L Fairfield, Texas/
Fairfield HS
31 Bret
Marcantel
DE 6-2 243 Fr.-HS Lumberton, Texas/
Lumberton HS
31 Elvin
Martinez
K 5-9 170 Fr.-HS Huntsville, Texas/
Huntsville HS
32 William McVay DB 5-11 207 So.-1L Santa Fe, Texas/
Santa Fe HS
33 Lonnie Alford Jr. DE 6-2 225 Fr.-HS Texas City, Texas/
Texas City HS
33 Casden
Brooks
DB 6-1 175 Fr.-HS Frisco, Texas/
Liberty, HS
34 Abel
Daily
LB 6-0 197 Fr.-HS College Station, Texas/
A&M Consolidated HS
35 Cameron
Hampton
LB 6-2 197 Jr.-1L Dallas, Texas/
Carter HS/
Texas
36 Cameron
Minger
LB 6-0 194 So.-1L Dallas, Texas/
Woodrow Wilson HS
37 Kyle
Kruchten
LB 6-0 217 Fr.-HS The Woodlands, Texas/
The Woodlands HS
37 Lane
Taylor
DB 6-0 189 Jr.-TR Dallas, Texas/
First Baptist HS/
Fullerton JC
38 Caden
Hendricks
DB 5-10 200 Fr.-HS Mont Belvieu, Texas/
Barbers Hill HS
38 Donovon
Jackson
DE 6-0 222 Fr.-HS Dayton, Texas/
Dayton HS
39 Milton
Holmes
DB 5-11 154 Jr.-TR Houston, Texas/
Dekaney HS/
Southwestern University
39 Cole
Starnes
RB 5-11 197 So.-TR Frisco, Texas/
Wakeland HS/
Angelina College
40 Myles
Pearson
DB 6-0 198 Fr.-HS Spring, Texas/
Spring HS
41 Del’chaun
Rushing
LB 6-0 223 So.-1L Webster, Texas/
Clear Springs HS
42 Reggie
Boseman
DE 6-2 225 Fr.-HS Beaumont, Texas/
Central HS
43 James
Jeffery
DE/NG 6-3 268 So.-1L Houston, Texas/
Cy Ridge HS
44 Titus
Hunt
LB 6-2 214 So.-1L Duncanville, Texas/
Duncanville HS
45 Jose
Rossi
LB 5-11 201 Fr.-HS Katy, Texas/
Katy HS
46 Tyler
Slaydon
P 5-10 189 So.-TR Bryan, Texas/
Bryan HS/
Blinn JC
47 Tanner
Kanteman
LB 6-2 220 Sr.-1L Simi Valley Calif. /
Royal/
L.A. Pierce JC
48 Kevin
O’Neill
LB 6-2 220 So.-SQ Sachse, Texas/
Sachse HS
49 David
Crosley
LB 6-1 232 Fr.-RS DeRidder, La./
DeRidder HS
50 Christian
Langston
DS 6-2 213 Fr.-RS Port Neches, Texas/
Port Neches-Groves HS
51 John
Garza
LB 5-11 219 Fr.-HS LaGrange, Texas/
LaGrange HS
52 Caleb
Oden
LB 5-11 193 Fr.-HS Shiner, Texas/
Shiner
54 Zach
Roberts
DS 6-1 216 Jr.-1L Magnolia, Texas/
Magnolia HS
55 Willie
Williams
OL 6-3 267 Jr.-TR Pearland, Texas/
Pearland HS/
Texas State
56 Manasseh
Miles
DE 6-0 244 Sr.-1L Houston, Texas/
Cy Falls/
Trinity Valley JC
57 Britton
Larkin
DE 5-11 233 Fr.-HS Houston, Texas
North Shore HS
58 Chase Bridgeman OL 6-4 304 Fr.-RS Crosby, Texas/
Crosby HS
59 Payton
Power
OL 6-3 294 Fr.-HS Frisco, Texas/
Liberty HS
60 William
Stanley
OL 6-1 289 Fr.-HS Anahuac, Texas/ 
Anahuac HS
62 Seth
Adams
NG 6-0 287 Jr.-2L Silsbee, Texas/
Silsbee HS
63 Connor Ward OL 6-3 308 Sr.-3L Bryan, Texas/
Bryan HS
64 Humberto
Lopez
OL 6-6 315 Fr.-HS Austin, Texas/
Reagan HS
65 J.T.
Vongor
OL 6-2 309 Fr.-HS Grand Prairie HS/
South Grand Prairie HS
66 Jesse
Brewster
OL 6-7 312 So.-1L Friendswood, Texas/
Friendswood HS
69 Matthew
Oubre
OL 6-2 287 Sr.-2L Dayton, Texas/
Dayton HS/
Louisiana-Monroe
70 Colton
Peterson
OL 6-4 310 Fr.-HS Tomball, Texas/
Memorial HS
71 Tarrence
Burns
OL 6-0 293 Jr.-TR Oakland, Calif./
San Lorenzo HS/
Laney College
72 Ethan
Cothen
OL 6-4 290 So.-RS Beaumont, Texas/
West Brook HS
73 Hayden
Evans
OL 6-0 241 Fr.-RS Santa Fe, Texas/
Santa Fe HS/
Stephen F. Austin
74 Micah
McComb
OL 6-5 301 Fr.-HS El Campo, Texas/
El Campo HS
75 Corey
Nance
OL 6-7 290 So.-1L Liberty, Texas
Hardin HS
76 Garrett
Bowery
OL 6-2 299 Jr.-TR Union Grove, Texas/
Union Grove HS/
Kilgore College
77 Hayden
Kaaiochelo
OL 6-5 281 So.-SQ Edmond, Okla. /
Edmond Memorial HS
80 Elijah
Porchia
WR 5-10 186 Jr.-TR Tulare, Calif./
Mission Oaks HS/
College of the Sequoias
81 Shane Hudson WR 6-2 173 Fr.-RS Crosby, Texas/
Crosby HS
82 Trenton
Swinton
WR 6-0 188 Jr.-2L Port Arthur, Texas/
Memorial/
Navy
83 Mason
Sikes
TE 6-4 246 Fr.-RS Lumberton, Texas/
Lumberton HS
84 Isaiah
Howard
WR 6-4 207 Jr.-TR Fulton, Mississippi/
Ripley, HS/
Itawamba CC
85 Dawud
Shorts
TE 6-0 211 Fr.-HS Humble, Texas/
Atascocita HS
86 Garrison Spring WR 6-0 180 So.-1L Austin, Texas/
Vandergrift HS
87 Jarod
Wood
TE 6-3 217 Jr.-TR Kilgore, Texas/
Kilgore HS/
Kilgore College
88 Martell
Hawthorne
WR 6-4 207 Jr.-2L Lake Charles, La. /
Lagrange HS
89 Case
Robinson
TE 6-1 224 So.-1L Crockett, Texas/
Crockett HS
90 Daniel Crosley DE 6-1 240 So.-1L DeRidder, La./
DeRidder HS
91 Dyllan
Barlow
NG 6-0 266 Jr.-TR Simi Valley, Calif./
Simi Valley HS/
LA Pierce JC
94 Cameron
Houston
DE 5-11 253 Fr.-HS Houston, Texas/
Westfield HS
95 Mattiecionez
Jones
DE 6-2 252 Fr.-HS Houston, Texas/
Westside HS
97 Benjamin
Baxter
K 6-0 187 Fr.-HS Sugar Land, Texas/
Fort Bend Austin
98 Tre
Carter
NG 6-3 281 Fr.-HS Houston, Texas/
Houston Christian HS
99 Brandon
Arnold
DE 6-2 257 Fr.-HS Spring Branch, Texas/
Smithson Valley HS

Coaching Staff

Mike Schultz – Head Coach

Dan Dodd – Offensive Coordinator/QBs

Troy Douglas – Co-Defensive Coordinator/DBs

Melvin Smith – Co-Defensive Coordinator/LBs

Jamal Powell – Run Game Coordinator/OL

Todd Ivicic – Special Teams Coordinator/DL

Cam Clark – Recruiting Coord./OLBs/Strong Safeties

Eric Buchanan – Running Backs

Kevin Brown – Wide Receivers

Bobby Dodd – Tight Ends

Jesse Sparks – Defense

Bret Grant – Director of Player Personnel

Craig McGallion – Director of Operations