Justin Houston
# 42
Defensive Line / Linebacker - DL/LB
Height: 6-3  Weight: 259
Junior
Previous Affiliations
   Statesboro
Previous Experience
  1L
Hometown
   Statesboro, Ga.
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Courtesy: UGA Sports Communications
Release: 01/12/2010
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Career Highs: 7 tackles at Arkansas in 2009

2009: Named All-SEC Second Team by Associated Press, SEC Coaches and Phil Steele
*Appeared in 10 games with 10 starts making 39 tackles featuring a team-leading 15.0 for loss including 7.5 sacks while adding 18 quarterback pressures.
*Led SEC in TFL per game (1.5) and ranked second in sacks per game (0.75)
*Six tackle performances vs. No. 4 LSU and at No. 7 Ga. Tech.
*Named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week (9/28) after he made four tackles, two for a loss including a sack, vs. Arizona State.
*At Arkansas, recorded a career-high seven tackles.
*Named to Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for summer semester.
*Four tackles, all for loss, including three sacks in G-Day game.
*Named Most Improved Defensive End at conclusion of spring drills.

2008: Appeared in 13 games making one start recording 19 tackles including 2.5 sacks and 16 quarterback hurries
*Tallied a career-high three tackles three times: vs. No. 8 Florida, at Kentucky and vs. Georgia Southern
*Two tackle performances vs. No. 18 Georgia Tech, at No. 24 Arizona State and vs. Central Michigan
*Had a 17-yard sack, a pass break-up and a quarterback hurry at No. 11 LSU

2007:  Redshirted.

High School: Statesboro High School, coached by Steve Pennington....Atlanta Journal-Constitution Class AAAA All-State Honorable Mention and Best in Georgia Top 50...SuperPrep All-Dixie...Prep Star All- Region...Macon Telegraph Top 50...Georgia Sports Writers Association All-State Honorable Mention...All-Region as a junior and senior...participated in the North-South game... Rivals.com No. 21 weakside defensive end...ESPN.com No. 27 defensive end...Scout.com No. 41 defensive end in the country and #20 player in Georgia...helped lead team to state 4A championship as a junior, tallying 73 tackles and eight sacks...a letterwinner in basketball.

Personal: JUSTIN HOUSTON; Born: January 21, 1989; Major: Housing.

Year

G/GS

Solo

Asst.

Total

Sacks

TFL

FF

FR

PBU

Int.

QBH

2008

13/1

10

9

19

2.5/25

4.5/28

0

0

2

0

16

2009 10/10 22 17 39 7.5/42 15.0/59 1 0 1 0 17

Total

23/11

32

26

58

10.0/67

19.5/87

1

0

3

0

34