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HOUSTON – In addition to Matthew Adams being drafted by the Indianapolis Colts, four members of the Houston Football program have signed free agent contracts with NFL organizations.
Quarterback Kyle Allen signed with the Carolina Panthers, and linebacker D’Juan Hines signed with the Los Angeles Chargers, while the San Francisco 49ers signed both receiver Steven Dunbar and defensive back Terrell Williams.
An early entry into the NFL Draft, Allen saw action in the 2017 season after sitting out 2016 following a transfer from Texas A&M. He started the first three games of 2017 for Houston while seeing action in five games.
Allen finished the year with 771 yards and four touchdowns against four interceptions on 80-of-105 passing. He set the Houston single-game completion percentage record at 93.9 on 31-of-33 passing in a Sept. 16 win over Rice, as he finished the day with 309 yards through the air, including two touchdowns, against the Owls.
One of Houston’s all-time leading receivers, Dunbar finished his Houston career ranked 10th on the program’s career lists for receptions (180) and receiving yards (2,430). Dunbar’s senior season saw the Metairie, La., native led Houston with 76 receptions for 1,070 yards, numbers that ranked fourth and fifth, respectively, in The American.
The former high school quarterback ended his career in impressive fashion with 100-yard games in three of his final four games, capped by a career-high 197 receiving yards while tying a career-best 10 receptions vs. Fresno State in the Hawaii Bowl.
A member of The American’s First Team in 2017, D’Juan Hines led Houston and was third in The American with 110 total tackles, 57 of which were unassisted, while leading the league with three forced fumbles. A starter in all 12 games in 2017, Hines also tallied 6.5 tackles for loss on the year while closing his career with his first career interception against Fresno State in the Hawaii Bowl.
The Spring, Texas, native played in 48 career games for Houston, finishing his career with 19 starts and 171 total tackles.
A member of the Houston program for two seasons after transferring from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M, Williams saw action in all 25 games over 2016-17 while starting 17. The lengthy safety started all 12 games in 2017, finishing the year with 66 tackles, good for fourth on the Houston roster.
Williams tied for the team lead and was fourth in The American with four interceptions in 2017 while also breaking up seven passes and recovering one fumble. He closed his career strong with the fumble recovery along with a career-best nine tackles and a pass breakup vs. Fresno State in the Hawaii Bowl.
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2018 Houston Football Season Ticket Renewals
Season ticket renewals were sent to 2017 season ticket holders on Feb. 1 with a May 1 renewal deadline.
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