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  Dreshawn Minnieweather, Houston Baptist's leading rusher each of the past two years, missed his second game in a row to start the 2020 season. An HBU spokesman said Minnieweather has been dealing with stomach issue and that his absence was not COVID-19 related. He is expected back for the Huskies' last game on Sept. 26 against Louisiana Tech. The 6-foot, 235-pound senior from North Mesquite rushed for 528 yards and five touchdowns two years ago and for 723 yards and seven TDs last year. - Lubbock Avalanche Journal

(DS#999 RB) rSr/2022 RB Dreshawn MinnieweatherHouston Baptist
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  2020 PHIL STEELE/DRAFTSCOUT PRESEASON ALL-FCS FOURTH TEAM: LB Brennan Young, Houston Baptist, Jr.,...Young led the Southland Conference and ranked fifth nationally with 11.3 tackles per game, recording 124 total tackles, 10 for loss, one sack, two interceptions and four pass breakups in 2019. Young posted double-digit tackles seven times and tied the school record with 19 tackles against Southeastern Louisiana. He was named Southland Conference Defensive Player of the Week after making nine tackles and two interceptions against Northwestern State on Sept. 21. - Houston Baptist Football

(DS#999 OLB) Sr/2022 OLB Brennan YoungHouston Baptist
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  2019 AFCA FCS COACHES' FIRST TEAM ALL-AMERICAN: DL Andre Walker, Sr., Houston Baptist,...The Slidell, Louisiana, native leads the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) with 15.0 sacks, tied for the fourth-most in Southland history, and also tied for the Southland Conference lead during the regular season with 19.5 tackles for loss. He posted 55 tackles, two forced fumbles and three pass breakups. Walker registered four sacks, one shy of the league record, in a 53-52 victory at South Dakota, earning SLC Defensive Player of the Week honors. Walker made a season-high eight tackles against McNeese and seven against UIW. Walker finishes his career as the school's all-time leader in sacks with 26.5, finishing one-half of a sack outside the Southland's all-time top 10. He ranks fourth all-time at HBU with 191 tackles and second with four forced fumbles. - Houston Baptist Football

(DS#62 OLB) Sr/2020 OLB Andre WalkerHouston Baptist
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  2019 ALL-SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM (COACHES): DL Andre Walker, Houston Baptist, Sr., Slidell, La.,...Senior defensive end Andre Walker was a first-team selection, leading the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) with 15.0 sacks, tied for the fourth-most in Southland history, and also tied for the league lead with 19.5 tackles for loss. The Slidell, Louisiana, native posted 55 tackles, two forced fumbles and three pass breakups. He registered four sacks, one shy of the Southland record, in a 53-52 victory at South Dakota, earning SLC Defensive Player of the Week honors. Walker made a season-high eight tackles against McNeese and seven against UIW. - Houston Baptist Football

(DS#62 OLB) Sr/2020 OLB Andre WalkerHouston Baptist
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  2019 ALL-SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM (COACHES): KR Gamar Girdy Brito, Houston Baptist, Sr., Victoria, Texas,...Senior wide receiver Gamar Girdy Brito was voted the first-team kick returner. The Victoria, Texas, native ranked second in the nation and led the conference with a 28.2 kickoff return average. He was one of only five players nationally tied for the FCS lead with two kickoff return touchdowns. Was named the FCS STATS National Special Teams Player of the Week when he averaged 35.6 yards on seven kickoff returns, including a long of 76 yards, in the 53-52 victory over South Dakota. Girdy Brito returned a kickoff 87 yards for a touchdown against UIW, earning SLC Special Teams Player of the Week in week six. He also returned a kickoff 93 yards for a touchdown against Nicholls. - Houston Baptist Football

(DS#205 WR) Sr/2020 WR Gamar Girdy BritoHouston Baptist
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  2019 ALL-SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE THIRD TEAM (COACHES): WR Ben Ratzlaff, Houston Baptist, Jr., San Diego, Calif.,...Junior wide receiver Ben Ratzlaff made the third team, leading the Southland with 1,139 receiving yards, tied for the league lead with 12 receiving touchdowns and ranking third with 87 receptions. The San Diego, California, native recorded five 100-yard receiving performances and had double-digit catches twice and eight or more five times. He broke his own school record with 178 receiving yards on 13 catches with a pair of touchdowns at Sam Houston State. Ratzlaff made 12 catches for 155 yards and three touchdowns and threw the game-winning two-point conversion in a 53-52 victory at South Dakota. He had two touchdowns against both Northwestern State and Texas Southern. - Houston Baptist Football

(DS#999 WR) rSr/2022 WR Ben RatzlaffHouston Baptist
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  2019 ALL-SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM (COACHES): P Blake Patterson, Houston Baptist, Jr., Round Rock, Texas,...Junior punter Blake Patterson earned second-team honors, ranking second in the conference with a 42.1-yard punting average, landing 23 inside the 20 and tying for the third-longest of the season with a 65-yard kick. The Round Rock, Texas, native also handed kickoff duties, recording 52 touchbacks. Patterson averaged 45.50 yards on six punts, including a 60-yard effort against McNeese. - Houston Baptist Football

(DS#999 P) rSr/2022 P Blake PattersonHouston Baptist
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  OCT 7 SOUTHLAND FOOTBALL SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Gamar Girdy Brito, Houston Baptist, Sr., Wide Receiver, Victoria, Texas,...Now the FCS leader in kick return average (37.0), Girdy Brito averaged 42.3 yards on three returns in the tight loss to the Cardinals. After UIW scored the opening touchdown of the game, he took the ensuing kickoff 87 yards for a touchdown. He returned the second half opening kickoff to the HBU 42, with the drive resulting in a field goal. Girdy Brito also made seven catches for 53 yards and a touchdown, which pulled the Huskies within 38-36 with 3:14 remaining in the game. Honorable Mention: Bailey Giffen, Lamar; Bailey Raborn, McNeese. - Southland Football

(DS#205 WR) Sr/2020 WR Gamar Girdy BritoHouston Baptist
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  10/01/19 - Gino GarciaJr/2023, Houston Baptist, 6-1, 210 (DS#999 K) + More +

  SEPT 30/WEEK 5 SOUTHLAND SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Houston Baptist's Gino Garcia, Fr., Kicker, Richardson, Texas,...Garcia converted two of his three field-goal attempts, with his only miss from 52 yards, to improve to 8-for-10 on the year. The freshman nailed a career-long 54-yarder for HBU's final points in its 68-31 win over Texas Southern. Garcia was 8-for-9 on extra points, setting a program record for most PATs made. He is 29-for-32 on the year on extra points. Honorable Mention: Matt McRobert, Sam Houston State; Max Quick, Stephen F. Austin. - Southland Conference Football

(DS#999 K) Jr/2023 K Gino GarciaHouston Baptist
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  SEPT 23/WEEK 4 SOUTHLAND DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Houston Baptist's Brennan Young, So., Linebacker, Conroe, Texas,...Young tallied nine tackles, including three solo stops, and picked off two passes in the Huskies' 48-21 win over Northwestern State. With the Demons down at HBU's two-yard line, he took a Shelton Eppler pass back 48 yards to midfield and kept NSU off the board. Young's second pick also came with the Demons threatening in the red zone and marked just the second multi-interception game in program history. Honorable Mention: Hunter Brown, Sam Houston State; Josh Carr Jr., Southeastern Louisiana; Jeremiah Chambers, Abilene Christian; Laryon James, Nicholls. - Southland Conference Football

(DS#999 OLB) Sr/2022 OLB Brennan YoungHouston Baptist
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  09/25/19 - Gino GarciaJr/2023, Houston Baptist, 6-1, 210 (DS#999 K) + More +

  SEPT 23/WEEK 4 SOUTHLAND SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Houston Baptist's Gino Garcia, Fr., Kicker, Richardson, Texas,...Garcia split the uprights eight times in Saturday's win, converting all six extra points and booting field goals of 33 and 51 yards, a career-long and the sixth-longest in school history. His 33-yarder in the second quarter pushed the Huskies' lead to 24-0 going into the break. Honorable Mention: Austin Dunlap, Southeastern Louisiana; Bailey Giffen, Lamar; Storm Ruiz, Stephen F. Austin; David Stone, Abilene Christian. - Southland Conference Football

(DS#999 K) Jr/2023 K Gino GarciaHouston Baptist
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  SEPT 16/WEEK 3 SOUTHLAND DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Houston Baptist's Andre Walker, Sr., Defensive End, Slidell, La.,...Walker tallied a school-record four sacks, one shy of the Southland Conference record, for 27 yards lost. He totaled six tackles, including four solo stops. Walker recorded back-to-back sacks to force a Coyote punt in the second quarter, and HBU marched down the field to tie the game 17-17 on the ensuing series. His final sack dropped Austin Simmons for a 10-yard loss before pressuring Simmons to throw the game-sealing interception on the next play. Honorable Mention: Isaac Adeyemi-Berglund, Southeastern Louisiana; Darion Dunn, McNeese; Nathan Grant, Central Arkansas; Eli Jones, Stephen F. Austin; Allen Pittman, Nicholls. - Southland Conference Football

(DS#62 OLB) Sr/2020 OLB Andre WalkerHouston Baptist
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  WEEK 3 STATS FCS NATIONAL SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Gamar Girdy Brito, Houston Baptist, WR/KR, Sr., 5-9, 190, Victoria, Texas,...Girdy Brito gets a bump for his overall performance as Houston Baptist won at South Dakota 53-52 to end a 20-game losing streak against Division I competition. He posted the FCS season highs for kick return yards (249) and all-purpose yards (352). He averaged 35.6 yards on seven returns, including a 76-yarder, and set career highs with nine receptions and 103 receiving yards, including a 27-yard touchdown in the first minute of the fourth quarter. Honorable Mention: Tristan Bailey, PK, Montana State; David Durden, WR/KR, Mercer; Jacob Godek, PK, The Citadel; Joe Gurley, PK/P, North Alabama; Joshua Littles, KR, Jackson State; Andrew Mevis, PK/P, Fordham; Noel Ruiz, PK, North Carolina A&T. - STATS FCS Football

(DS#205 WR) Sr/2020 WR Gamar Girdy BritoHouston Baptist
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  Dreshawn Minnieweather bulled his way into the end zone from the 1 and Ben Ratzlaff passed to Coleman Robinson for a two-point conversion in the final minutes to give Houston Baptist a 53-52 win over South Dakota as the Huskies snapped a 19-game losing streak against FCS teams on Saturday afternoon. Minnieweather scored with 1:14 remaining in the game, leaving South Dakota's Austin Simmons plenty of time, but Tra Fluellen intercepted to end the threat and seal the win for HBU, which has won two straight for the first time since 2016.

Bailey Zappe threw a career-best five touchdowns and 513 yards for Houston Baptist (2-1). Ratzlaff, who threw the winning toss to Robinson, finished with 155 yards receiving. Simmons threw for a career-best and school record 537 yards on 48-of-65 passing with four touchdowns as the teams racked up a combined 1,238 yards and 105 points. HBU was driving with the game tied at 45-45 when Elijah Reed picked off Zappe. Five plays later Kai Henry broke for a 23-yard TD run to put the Coyotes ahead 52-45 with 3:03 remaining in the game. Zappe then engineered a nine-play, 70-yard drive for the win. - AP College Football


(DS#999 RB) rSr/2022 RB Dreshawn MinnieweatherHouston Baptist
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  2019 PRESEASON ALL-SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM (COACHES): LB Caleb Johnson, Houston Baptist, Jr., San Diego, Calif.,...Johnson ranked second on the team with 102 tackles, including 13 TFLs, last season. The San Diego, California, native ranked fifth in the conference with 9.3 tackles per game and tied for the league lead with four fumble recoveries. He also recorded a safety, three sacks, three pass breakups and forced a fumble. Johnson posted double-digit tackles five times and did not have fewer than seven tackles in a game. He made a career-high 12 stops and recovered a fumble at Central Arkansas. Johnson posted 11 tackles against Southwest Baptist, McNeese and Southeastern Louisiana and also recovered a fumble and returned it 18 yards for a touchdown against the Lions. - Houston Baptist Football

(DS#32 ILB) Sr/2021 ILB Caleb JohnsonHouston Baptist
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