True freshman walk-on who was a consistent special teams performer in his first two years before retiring to concentrate on school.
Saw action in eight games on special teams.
Arrived on campus for summer workouts and worked his way on to the field as a special teams performer for the opener vs. SMU ... credited with eight tackles on the season, including seven on kickoff coverage ... picked up his first career tackle vs. Memphis ... credited with a career-best three tackles, all on kickoffs, in the Texas Bowl against Western Michigan.
West Brook High School
2008 Graduate of West Brook High School in Beaumont ... two-time All-District 21-5A selection for coach Craig Stamp ... member of the Beaumont Enterprise Super Gold first team as a junior and senior ... two-time team defensive MVP and a team captain as a senior ... finished his senior season with 119 tackles, three interceptions, three forced fumbles and 12 pass breakups ... lettered three years in baseball, earning all district honors after hitting .492 as a senior ... member of the National Honor Society.
Full Name: David Matthew Falgout ... Born: March 3, 1990 ... Parents: John and Krstin Falgout, Beaumont (two brothers, one sister) ... father played football at LSU ... older brother John is a linebacker at Air Force ... Rice major: undeclared ... Sid Richardson College.