Houston Adds Hayes To Stable Of Running Backs

The running back spot for UH is quickly turning from a position of worry to a position of exceptional depth. Monday evening, the Cougars picked up a commitment from Blinn JC transfer Michael Hayes. Hayes had previously been committed to the University of South Florida, but didn't make it into school there, despite, in his words, "meeting the requirements".  So he re-opened his recruitment, expressing a desire to play in "a pro-style offense...an I-set". And while this is exactly the opposite of the offense Houston runs, Hayes ultimately chose to become a Cougar anyway.

Junior Bryce Beall is expected to be the starter at running back for Houston, while true freshman Xavier Brown was expected to be the primary backup. Hayes will likely push Brown for playing time, as will sophomore Chris Wilson and junior Justin Johnson.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Houston

You must be a member of SB Nation Houston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Houston. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Houston

You must be a member of SB Nation Houston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Houston. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.