North Texas vs. Tulsa - September 16, 2006 (Photos by Walt Beazley & Associated Press)
Tulsa -- A two-year letterwinner and starter . . . has played in 25 career games . . . has 19 career starts . . . transferred to Tulsa from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M . . . enrolled at mid-semester 2004 . . . 2005-- Started all 13 games at left tackle . . . had a high grade of 87-percent against Memphis . . . had 51 knockdowns on the season and 13 pancakes . . . also graded 86-percent against East Carolina and 85-percent vs. Southern Miss . . . named to C-USA Commissioners Honor Roll . . . 2004-- Played in all 12 games and started the final six contests at left tackle . . . played in 616 offensive snaps . . . had a high grade of 97-percent against Boise State . . . had a season-high 17 knockdowns against Nevada . . . was an Academic all-WAC performer . . . Overall-- Had a good spring . . . expected to provide leadership . . . possesses good pass blocking skills . . . showed improvement in run blocking during spring drills.
Junior College -- Was a starter in the 2003 season at tackle at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M . . . earned first-team all-conference honors . . . junior college coach was Dale Patterson.
High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner at Mustang High School . . . started three years on the offensive line and was a starter at defensive tackle his senior season . . . was a Tulsa World honorable mention all-state selection as a senior . . . was a Daily Oklahoman all-state selection his senior season . . . earned first-team all-conference and all-district honors as a senior . . . high school coach was Todd Dilbeck.
Personal -- Favorite movie is Open Range . . . lists "King of the Hill" as his favorite TV show . . . enjoys fishing and hunting . . . his favorite musician is country singer Dwight Yoakam . . . besides football his favorite sport to play is basketball . . . favorite book is Where the Red Fern Grows . . . his favorite road stadium is the Citrus Bowl Stadium . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . his father is Burton Mengers . . . majoring in petroleum engineering . . . born James Michael Mengers on December 25, 1983 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
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