29  Derek Howard
Derek Howard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Killona, La.

High School:
Hahnville HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205

Position:
LB

Experience:
3L


03/29/2014

Tigers Conclude Spring's Third Week with Scrimmage

Offense battles back after fast start by defense

03/22/2014

Tigers' Scrimmage Closes out Second Week of Spring

Memphis team makes play on both sides of the ball

10/21/2011

Tigers Continue Conference USA Road Swing Against Tulane

08/21/2013

Memphis Football Completes Final Two-A-Day Practice

The University of Memphis football team wrapped-up its final day of two-a-day practices on Wednesday. Head coach Justin Fuente talks about the final two-a-day practice.

08/13/2013

Memphis Football Preseason Camp - First Day in Full Pads

The Tigers suited up in full pads for the first time today in preparation for two-a-days starting tomorrow.

Memphis opens up the 2013 season hosting Duke on September 7.

08/09/2013

Memphis Football Preseason Camp - Day Two

Day two of preseason camp is in the books for the Memphis Tigers football team and it was another scorcher. Watch highlights and interviews from day two right here on the Memphis Tiger Network.

08/08/2013

Memphis Football Preseason Camp - Day One

The Memphis football team opened up their preseason camp today. Check out some highlights from the first day and hear from junior DB Bobby McCain and head coach Justin Fuente.

11/30/2013

Temple @ Memphis

USATSI

09/07/2013

Memphis Football vs Duke

Memphis vs Duke at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on September 7, 2013

10/27/2012

Memphis vs. SMU - AP Photos

Memphis vs. SMU - AP Photos (10/27/12)

Career


Third-year player for the Tigers who has appeared in 20 games over his career ... Has seen most of his previous playing time on special teams but finished the spring on the Tigers' two deep and could break into the team's defensive rotation in 2013.

2012


After not seeing any action in the first two games of the season, saw playing time in the Tigers' final 10 games of his sophomore season.

2011


Played in 10 of the Tigers' 12 contests ... Saw most of his playing time on special teams ... Registered one tackle ... His solo stop came against UCF.

Prep


Played for Coach Llen Michael at Hahnville High School in 2010 ... A District 6-5A first team selection after logging 505 yards on 37 catches and five TD as a senior ... Helped the Tigers to an 8-5 record and a second-round appearance in the state playoffs ... Played receiver in 2009 under Coach Lou Valdin ... Registered 348 yards on 24 receptions and three TD as a junior ... Caught three or more passes in three games, including six for 98 yards against Barbe ... Tallied two TD receptions in the win over Barbe ... Averaged over 20 yards a catch against both Reed and Ehret ... Also returned four kicks for 74 yards in 2009 ... Posted a long return of 22 yards vs Destrehan ... The Tigers finished the 2009 season with an 11-2 record and made a third-round appearance in the state playoffs ... Rated as a two-star prospect at receiver by Rivals.com.

Personal


Son of Eric and Tracy Howard ... Born July 24, 1992, in Luling, La. ... Major undeclared.

Career Stats


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