Monthly Archives June 2016

Tom Savage | Houston Texans

June 22, 2016
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PERSONAL:
Thomas Benjamin “Tom” Savage is an American football quarterback for the Houston Texans of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Texans in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Rutgers, Arizona, and Pittsburgh.
Attended Cardinal O’Hara (Springfield, Pa.) High School, starting his last three seasons at quarterback for head coach Dan Algeo…Completed 190-of-426 passes for 2,547 yards and 20 touchdowns…Played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl and the Big 33 Football Classic…As a senior, he passed for 1,355 yards and 10 touchdowns…Older brother, Bryan, played quarterback at Wisconsin (2004-05) and Hofstra (2007-08).
COLLEGE:
Enrolled at three different schools: Rutgers, Arizona and Pittsburgh (2013)…Started 28 of 31 games played…Completed 430-of-757 passes (56.8 percent) for 5,690 yards, 37 touchdowns and 19 interceptions…Finished with 5,371 yards in total offense.

Tom Savage

Born: April 26, 1990 (age 26), Springfield, PA

Height: 6′ 5″

Weight: 229 lbs

Current team: Houston Texans (#3 / Quarterback)

Education: Rutgers University, Cardinal O’Hara High School

Parents: Linda Savage, Tom Savage

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DeAndre Hopkins | Houston Texans

June 22, 2016
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PERSONAL:
DeAndre Rashaun Hopkins, also known as “Nuk,” is an American football wide receiver for the Houston Texans of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Texans in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played college football at Clemson.
Attended D.W. Daniel (Central, S.C.) High School, playing football for head coach Randy Robinson…Registered 57 receptions for 1,266 yards and 18 touchdowns on offense and 28 interceptions, returning five for touchdowns on defense…Had 11 punt returns for 289 yards and three touchdowns, along with two kickoff returns for 119 yards and one score as a senior…Rated the 12th-best receiver in the nation and the state’s eighth-best overall prospect by Rivals.com, and was the 14th-ranked cornerback by Scout.com and ESPN rated him the 29th-best athlete…Super Prep’s sixth-ranked athlete in the state, he received All-State first-team honors from the Charlotte Observer and The State, adding All-Southern honors from the Orlando Sentinel…A finalist for state “Mr. Football” accolades, he was twice named All-State (defense) by the Associated Press…Participated in the Offense-Defense All American game and the Shrine Bowl…Two-time Seneca Daily Journal Player-of-the-Year and Anderson Independent Player-of-the-Year choice, in addition to receiving Class AAA All-State honors from the High School Sports Report as a junior and senior.

DeAndre Hopkins
Born: June 6, 1992 (age 24), Central, SC

Height: 6′ 1″

Education: Clemson University (2010–2013)

Current team: Houston Texans (#10 / Wide receiver)

Parents: Harris Steve Hopkins, Sabrina Greenlee

Siblings: Shanterria Cobb, Marcus Greenlee, Kesha Smith

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Jadeveon Clowney | Houston Texans

June 22, 2016
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PERSONAL:
Jadeveon Clowney is an American football outside linebacker for the Houston Texans of the National Football League. He graduated from South Pointe High School in Rock Hill, South Carolina and played college football at South Carolina. A unanimous College All-American as a sophomore in 2012, Clowney set South Carolina school records in quarterback sacks and tackles for a loss per season while also earning Defensive Player of the Year honors in the Southeastern Conference. Described by ESPN as “one of those rare game-changers on defense”, Clowney was drafted first overall by the Texans.

Attended South Pointe (Rock Hill, S.C) High School…Started for the Stallions as a freshman at running back and defensive end…Tallied 162 tackles, 29.5 sacks, 29 tackles for loss, 11 forced fumbles and six fumble recoveries, and scored five touchdowns on defense…Led his team a 15–0 record and state championship and finished with 17 sacks…Finished his sophomore season with 144 tackles and 23 sacks
Named South Carolina’s 2010 Mr. Football…Played in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas…Notched seven tackles and 1.5 sacks in the Under Armour All-America Game…Named the consensus best player in the nation and named USA Today’s National Defensive Player of the Year…Lettered for the school’s basketball team.
Majored in African-American studies…Mother, Josenna Clowney, has been a processing technician at the Frito-Lay plant in Charlotte, North Carolina, since 1994…Raised by his mother and his maternal grandparents, John and Josephine Clowney, as well as his mother’s longtime boyfriend, Christopher Jones.

Jadeveon Clowney

Born: February 14, 1993 (age 23), Rock Hill, SC

40 yard dash time: 4.53 seconds

Height: 6′ 6″

Weight: 267 lbs

School: University of South Carolina

Current team: Houston Texans (#90 / Linebacker)

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