Senior Demarco Nelson leads safety position
Hurricane players sing karaoke at Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Athletes read to students at Sequoyah Elementary School
Practices begin March 5 and end with spring game on April 6
Tulsa's Mudoh wins singing competition
Tulsa -- A two-year letterwinner and returning starter . . . was named as a 2014 preseason nominee to the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team . . . has 158 career tackles and seven pass break-ups . . .
2013 - Played and started all 12 games . . . led Conference USA and finished fourth in the nation for tackles with 133 stops on the year . . . named second-team all-Conference USA . . . also had five pass break-ups and one interception . . . had eight double-figure tackle games . . . totaled a career-best 17 tackles in the season opener at Bowling Green . . . had 15 stops against Rice . . . added 13 tackles against North Texas, 12 vs. UTEP and Marshall and 10 each against Oklahoma, East Carolina and Louisiana Tech . . . compiled eight tackles, one interception and one pass break-up against Colorado State and thus earned the C-USA Defensive Player of the Week award for his performance . . .
2012 - Played in all 14 games . . . had 25 stops and two pass break-ups . . . had one tackle, forced one fumble and had one fumble recovery against UCF in the C-USA Championship game . . . saw his most extensive playing time at safety vs. UTEP, and responded with eight tackles, including seven solos, and two pass break-ups . . . totaled three tackles at Houston . . . had his first career tackle against Tulane with two stops . . .
2011 - Was one of several true freshmen to sit out the 2011 season due to red-shirt status . . .
Overall - Played cornerback in the fall of 2011, but moved to safety in the spring of 2012 . . . a leader on defense . . . a physical and aggressive player . . . an intelligent and coachable player . . . a great communicator . . . has good speed . . . a hard hitter and dependable tackler . . . was named to the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll in his first season.
High School -- A three-year letterwinner and starter at George Bush High School . . . started at cornerback and strong safety . . . credited with 96 tackles, seven TFLs, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries in his senior season . . . a two-year all-district selection . . . earned District Defensive Back of the Year as a senior . . . tallied 49 tackles and seven pass break-ups in his junior campaign . . . was named the District Sophomore of the Year and the Conference Newcomer of the Year his sophomore season . . . totaled 30 tackles and three pass break-ups as a sophomore . . . also lettered three years in track . . . high school coach was Allen Aldridge.
Personal -- Favorite NFL team is the Houston Texans . . . his favorite NFL player is Earl Thomas . . . lists 300 as his favorite movie . . . his favorite professional athlete is Kobe Bryant and his favorite pro sports team is the Los Angeles Lakers . . . favorite TV show is "Seinfeld" . . . Space Jam is his favorite sports movie . . . favorite book is 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John C. Howell . . . enjoys singing and reading . . . lists Hakeem Olajuwon as the most famous person he's ever met . . . has three older siblings . . . not many people know that he hopes to be a Pastor and Christian artist . . . in 20 years, he would like to be traveling around the world preaching about Jesus Christ . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . . a member of the Student-Athletic Advisory Committee . . . his brother, Alphonse, played soccer overseas in France for three years . . . parents are Gideon and Margaret Mudoh . . . majoring in accounting . . . born in Yaounde, Cameroon on September 11, 1992. (pronounced Moo - doe)
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