The Owls held their first practice of their 2012 Fall Camp at Rice Stadium on Saturday.
Scrappy safety who responed to opportunity as a true freshman and earned his first letter.
2012 One of eight true freshmen to see action in 2012... Second to Derek Brown among freshmen with six tackles (tied for second on team), including four on kickoff coverage and two while playing at safety... Originally ticketed for a redshirt but pressed into action vs. Houston in the fifth week of the year... Credited with his first tackle vs. Southern Miss and then picked up two at Tulane... Also forced a fumble on a kickoff return vs. Tulane to set up the Owls' second touchdown... Credited with a pair of solo tackles vs. SMU.
Lansing Eastern High School
First Rice scholarship recruit from Michigan since WR Darrell Goolsby from Detroit in 1984... All-conference and all-area selection for coach Robert McBride at Lansing Eastern HS... Credited with 95 tackles and one interception as a senior... Named to the Lansing State Journal Dream Team... Played golf and ran track... National Honor Society... Junior class president... Ranked in the top 10 in his senior class
Full Name: Garrett Fuhrman Born: November 30, 1993 at Lansing, Michigan.. ... Parents: Jeff and Mary Fuhrman (one sister).