Three-year starter Shawn Jackson leads linebacker corps
Green completed 10-of-14 passes for 80 yards and 2 TDs
Practices begin March 5 and end with spring game on April 6
November 5, 2012: Issue #12
Watts ran for 81 yards and a TD, Green passed for 222 yards to lead Golden Hurricane
Tulsa - A three-year letterwinner and returning starter . . . has played in 239 career games and has started 17 contests . . . has 135 career tackles, nine pass break-ups, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries . . .
2013 - Started all 12 games . . . totaled 83 tackles to finish third on the team . . . had 5.5 stops for -21 yards and two sacks for -12 yards . . . ranked second on the team in pass break-ups with seven . . . had a career-best 11 stops in the season opener at Bowling Green . . . collected nine tackles, one TFL for -8 yards and one pass break-up at Tulane . . . collected eight tackles, three pass break-ups and blocked a field goal at UTEP . . .
2012 - Played in all 14 games and had five starts . . . collected 40 tackles, three TFLs for -21 yards, two sacks for -20 yards, two caused fumbles, two fumble recoveries and two pass break-ups . . . totaled five tackles against Iowa State in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl . . . had five tackles and forced one fumble at Arkansas . . . had three solo tackles against Rice . . . had a season-best seven tackles and added one fumble recovery vs. UTEP . . . saw his first career start at Marshall and totaled six tackles . . . had four tackles, one sack for -16 yards, while forcing and recovering a fumble on that same sack play late in the UAB game to prevent UAB from tying the score . . .
2011 - Received a medical hardship . . . played in the first three games of the season on special teams . . .
2010 - Was one of several true freshmen to earn a letter . . . played in all 13 games . . . saw most of his playing time on special teams . . . totaled 12 tackles, including 20 solos . . . was credited with a season-best four stops at Hawai'i in the Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl . . . also had three tackles against Tulane . . . had his first career tackle at Oklahoma State . . .
Overall - Brings good experience to the defense . . . an intelligent player . . . will compete for a starting position . . . was named to the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll in 2011.
High School - Was a three-year letterwinner and two-year starter at Southlake Carroll High School . . . helped lead his team to the Bi-District Championship both as a junior and senior, and the Area Championship his sophomore campaign . . . had 206 career tackles, including 135 solos and 71 assists . . . was also credited with seven sacks, five forced fumbles and three interceptions in his career . . . was a first-team Dallas Morning News all-area selection his senior season . . . was ranked as the 119th top senior in Texas by Scout.com . . . played in the Max Emfinger All-American Bowl as a senior and returned an interception for a touchdown, while earning co-Defensive MVP honors . . . earned 6-5A All-District Team honors as a junior and senior . . . was credited with 102 total tackles, four sacks, three forced fumbles and three interceptions as a senior . . . totaled 104 stops and three sacks in his junior campaign . . . high school coach was Hal Wasson.
Personal - Favorite movie is Scarface . . . his favorite NFL team is the Dallas Cowboys . . . favorite NFL player is Sean Lee . . . lists Friday Night Lights as his favorite sports movie . . . favorite TV show is "Sons of Anarchy" . . . favorite professional athlete is Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout . . . if he could invite any two people to dinner they would be the late Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and Clint Eastwood . . . Abe Lincoln is the person, dead or alive, he would most like to meet . . . his cousins, Scott Estes and Bobby Klinck, played football at TU, while his great uncle Gene Estes was a basketball star at TU . . . has done community service work at the Little Light House . . . parents are Dannie and Renae Osborne . . . his dad played football at New Mexico State and his mom played basketball at Cameron University . . . his sister, Megan, played volleyball at Louisiana-Monroe . . . majoring in mechanical engineering . . . born October 2, 1991 in Fort Worth, Texas.
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