Memphis vs. SMU - AP Photos (10/27/12)
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.
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.
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.
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.
Son of Eric and Tracy Howard ... Born July 24, 1992, in Luling, La. ... Major undeclared.