Hurricane and Cougars face-off in "Minute to Win It" competition
Tulsa set for C-USA West Championship game with No. 7 Houston at 11 a.m. Nov. 25
The Golden Hurricane routed the Miners 57-28 Saturday afternoon in El Paso.
Tulsa - A two-year letterwinner . . . a former walk-on athlete . . . was put on scholarship prior to the 2010 season . . . has played in 15 career games . . . was a Conference USA Academic Medalist in 2007, 2009, and 2010, while being named a C-USA Academic Honoree in 2008 . . . 2010 - Played in 10 games, including the first seven contests . . . 2009 - Played in the first four games . . . 2008 - Saw action in one game, coming against Rice on special teams . . . 2007 - Was one of several freshmen to sit out the 2007 season due to red-shirt status . . . Overall - Moved to tight end from linebacker in the spring of 2009 . . . a hard-nosed and tough player . . . had a good spring . . . a very knowledgeable player and is extremely coachable . . . a strong blocker . . . improved his receiving ability in the spring . . . understands the offense . . . provides great leadership at the tight end position . . . can be valuable on special teams.
High School - Was a three-year letterwinner and starter at Nolan Catholic High School . . . started three years at middle linebacker and helped his team post a three-year mark of 36-6, while winning state titles his sophomore and junior seasons . . . totaled 240 career tackles . . . high school coach was Joe Prud'homme.
Personal - Favorite movie is We Were Soldiers . . . his favorite football movie is Rudy . . . lists "The Office" as his favorite TV show . . . the Dallas Cowboys is his favorite NFL team, and the Dallas Stars of the NHL is his favorite pro sports team . . . enjoys reading and fishing . . . the three words that best describes himself are "honest, hardworking and faithful" . . . Led Zeppelin is his favorite musical group . . . his favorite sport to watch besides football is rugby . . . favorite professional athlete is soccer star Wayne Rooney . . . The Great Gatsby is his favorite book . . . the TV Game Show he'd most like to appear on is "Minute to Win It" . . . parents are Charles and Judy Britton . . . received his bachelor's degree in exercise sports science in May 2011 . . . born October 31, 1988.
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