Rice and Houston played for the Bayou Bucket on September 29, 2012
Owls deep snapper who will will also be counted on for production as part of the defensive end rotation.
Expanded his role as the Owls' deep snapper by moving to defensive end and seeing extensive playing time before missing most of last two regular season games with an injury... Played in the first 11 before being injured early vs. SMU and missing UTEP... Credited with two tackles (tied for team lead) on punts and added eight tackles in action at defensive end... Credited with a career-best three tackles vs. Houston.... Shared his first tackle for loss vs. Tulsa... Was not credited with a breakup but forced an interception vs. Southern Miss by disrupting a shovel pass.
Saw action in all 12 games, both as the deep snapper on punts and at tight end... Had a pair of special teams tackles and recovered a fumbled punt vs. SMU in the season finale.
Caught his first career touchdown pass, a 12-yarder from Nick Fanuzzi at UTEP... Caught a season-best three passes for 35 yards vs. SMU...Made his debut against Northwestern and caught a pair of passes for 20 yards.
Lake Travis High School
Class 4A All-State Honorable Mention as a defensive lineman by the Associated Press while playing for coach Chad Morris ... played on three consecutive state 4A Division I champions, and served as a team captain as a senior ... Lake Travis was 46-0 in his three seasons and finished 2009 ranked second in the nation by Rivals.com ... one of two Cavaliers to sign with the Owls (Andy Erickson) ... named the Defensive MVP in the state title game ... also lettered in basketball ... Academic All-District 25-4A ... served as a leader in DECA and was co-leader of Lake Travis' Teen Impact program, promoting healthy lifestyles and relationships to teens.
Full Name: Trevor Gayle Gillette.. Born: May 28, 1992 at Dallas. .... Parents: Rob and Debbie Gillette, Austin... (two sisters, one brother). ...Rice major: Undeclared in the Social Science division.