30 - Eddie Houghton
Eddie Houghton
Height: 5-11
Weight: 223
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
High School: St. Michael's
Position: RB

AS A JUNIOR IN 2011:
• Played in 10 games with four starts.
• Saw the majority of his time at tailback, in addition to playing on special teams.
• Led the team in rushing with 506 yards and four touchdowns on 86 carries.
• Caught four passes for 13 yards.
• Ranked fifth in the Patriot League in rushing yards.
• Totaled seven tackles, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery while playing on punt and kickoff coverage.
• Carried the ball 15 times for a season-best 153 yards and two scores during the season-ending victory at Fordham.
• Averaged 10.2 yards per carry during the Fordham game, good for the eighth-best single-game performance in school history.
• Rushed 17 times for 68 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the win over Lafayette, and was named the AT&T Crusader of the Week.
• Ran 15 times for 78 yards in the Georgetown game.
• Had 15 carries for 58 yards during the contest at Lehigh.
• Rushed for 58 yards on just five carries in the victory over Colgate.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010:
• Saw action in seven games, starting twice.
• Missed the final four contests of the season due to injury.
• Rushed 39 times for 146 yards and one touchdown on the year, while catching four passes for 18 yards.
• Carried 12 times for a season-high 50 yards in the victory over Brown.
• Ran 10 times for 27 yards and a score in the win over Fordham.
• Had 41 yards on six carries in the season-opening victory over Howard.
• Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009:
• Played in all 12 games at tailback, starting three times.
• Rushed 68 times for 389 yards and five touchdowns on the season, while catching 10 passes for 78 yards.
• Three-time Patriot League Rookie of the Week, following the Georgetown, Sacred Heart and Lehigh games.
• Ran 10 times for a season-high 80 yards and a score vs. Sacred Heart.
• Had seven carries for 52 yards vs. Georgetown in the season-opener.
• Rushed seven times for 38 yards and a touchdown in the win at Lehigh.
• Carried the ball eight times for 48 yards and a score at Bucknell, while catching three passes for 18 yards.
• Ran eight times for 40 yards and a score at Fordham.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Spent one postgraduate year at Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass., playing for head coach Leon Modeste.
• Rushed for over 1,300 yards and 14 touchdowns during his one year at Phillips Academy.
• Earned All-New England Prep School honors.
• Previously played for head coach Paul Forbes at St. Michael’s College School.
• Ran for over 1,900 yards and 26 touchdowns during his junior season, then rushed for over 1,700 yards and 17 scores as a senior.
• Finished his high school career with 56 touchdowns and over 4,800 rushing yards.
• Served as team captain as a senior, while twice earning team Most Valuable Player honors.
• Led team to two Metro Bowl titles and two Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario championships.
• Named the St. Michael’s Athlete of the Year in 2008.

PERSONAL:
• Son of Melissa Houghton.
• Has one brother, Charlie, who played running back at Georgetown.
• Majoring in Economics.


HOUGHTON'S RUSHING STATISTICS
YEAR GP-GS ATT YARDS AVG TD LONG
2009 12-3 68 389 5.7 5 51
2010 7-2 39 146 3.7 1 26
2011 10-4 86 506 5.9 4 38
TOTAL 29-9 193 1041
5.4 10
51
             
HOUGHTON'S RECEIVING STATISTICS
YEAR GP-GS REC YARDS AVG TD LONG
2009 12-3 10 78 7.8 0 14
2010 7-2 4 18 4.5 0 9
2011 10-4 4 13 3.3 0 7
TOTAL 29-9 18 109
6.1 0 14