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Houston Reynolds Athlete Profile

#78 Houston Reynolds

Position: Offensive Line Height: 6-2 Weight: 305 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2009-2012 Hometown: Provo, UT Last School: Timpview High School


  • Son of former BYU assistant head coach Lance Reynolds
  • Brothers Lance, Dallas and Matt played at BYU
  • Served an LDS mission to Frankfurt, Germany
  • Speaks German
  • Eagle Scout

Before BYU

  • A Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret Morning News 4-A first-team All-State selection
  • A Daily Herald Elite 11 All-Valley selection
  • A four-year starter at Timpview HS
  • Helped lead Timpview HS to the 2006 4-A State Championship title
  • Played for former BYU standout Louis Wong at Timpview HS
  • Blocked for an offense that produced 26.5 points per game
  • Part of an offensive line that helped produce a 1,700-yard rusher and a 1,400-yard passer
  • Recruited by Arizona Stae, Iowa, Oregon, Stanford, Utah and Washington State

2009 | Redshirt Year

  • Redshirted in 2009

2010 | Freshman Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a freshman
  • MWC Scholar-Athlete
  • Academic All-MWC
  • Played in 7 games
  • Helped BYU rank No. 3 in MWC and No. 42 nationally averaging 168.1 rushing yards per game
  • Helped BYU rank No. 3 in MWC and No. 34 nationally with 283 first downs
  • Helped BYU rank No. 4 in MWC (No. 1 in MWC games) and No. 21 nationally with 46.2 third-down conversion percentage, including a 12-of-13 (.923) day against CSU
  • Helped BYU rank No. 2 in MWC and No. 15 nationally with 88.0 red zone percentage
  • Helped BYU achieve seven 200-yard rushing games this season, the most for BYU since 2001, including an average of 198.5 yards in eight MWC games
  • Helped BYU hold opponents to zero sacks in four games and two or fewer in 11 games

2011 | Sophomore Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore
  • Started 10 games at guard while battling shoulder injury most of the season
  • Helped BYU rank No. 5 in third-down conversions (51.94 percent)
  • Contributed to five games where BYU rushed for 200+ yards and 200+ passing yards
  • Helped BYU to No. 20 in first downs per game (23.54)
  • BYU offensive line allowed 1.31 sacks per game (T-No. 27) and 4.38 tackles for loss allowed per game (T-No. 12)
  • Part of offensive line that allowed zero sacks in five different games and two or fewer in 10 games

2012 | Junior Year

  • Played in the first three games before suffering a season-ending injury