Hurricane and Cougars face-off in "Minute to Win It" competition
Hurricane gets four first-team selections and five on second team
It's the fourth straight week a Tulsa player ahs earned a C-USA weekly award
Tulsa is set to travel to El Paso for a 2 p.m. meeting Nov. 19 with UTEP
Dock, Howell take advantage of opportunities to become main cogs in TU defense
Tulsa - A returning letterwinner . . . enrolled at Tulsa at mid-semester 2010 . . . made the move from defense in the spring of 2010 after playing quarterback at Navarro Junior College, then moved to receiver in the fall . . . moved back to the defensive secondary in the spring of 2011 . . . 2010 - Played in 12 games . . . did not play at Memphis . . . played receiver, but saw most of his playing time on special teams . . . had eight tackles, including seven solos . . . also was credited with a forced fumble . . . Overall - Started the spring at safety, but moved to cornerback . . . possesses good size and athletic ability . . . has good running ability, ball skills and speed . . . provides solid depth at cornerback . . . has been a solid special teams performer.
Junior College - Was a two-year letterwinner and starter at Navarro Junior College . . . was on teams that posted a two-year mark of 21-2 . . . played in four games before suffering a season-ending injury in 2009 . . . gained 399 rushing yards and threw for nine touchdowns in four games from his quarterback position . . . junior college coach was Nick Bobeck.
High School - Played only his senior season at South Houston High School . . . threw for 1,533 yards and 14 touchdowns, while rushing for 1,033 yards and 16 TDs . . . earned second-team all-district honors . . . high school coach was C.L. Whittington.
Personal - Favorite TV show is "ESPN Sports Center" . . . his favorite pro sports team is the New Orleans Saints . . . his favorite food is red beans and rice . . . mother is Lakendra Howell . . . majoring in exercise sports science . . . born October 4, 1990 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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