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Andray Downs

Height: 5-09 | Weight: 185 | College: Rice
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2006 Season

Leads the defensive backs and second on the squad with 84 tackles this year. … Tackle total is tied for seventh in C-USA … .Now has 274 career tackles which rankes 10th on the Owls career tackle chart … Led the team with nine stops against Texas and also broke up a pass … Broke open the Owls first win of the year @Army by intercepting a pass and returning it 72-yards for a score … it was the longest return of an interception by an Owl for a score since Dan Dawson lugged one back 74 yards at Hawaii in 2001. Also forced a fumble and tied for the team lead with six stops against the Black Knights … credited with eight stops against Tulane … .Has now started 39 consecutive games.

2005 Season

Started all 11 games at free safety … Led Rice DBs with 58 tackles (45 primary), including 1.5 for four yards in losses … Had one interception with a 19-yard return against UTEP … Had at least two tackles in all 11 games, topped by a season-high 11 in the win over Tulane … Had two pass deflections on the season (Texas and East Carolina) … Had 18 kickoff returns for 335 yards with 34-yard runbacks against UCLA and Tulsa … Force one fumble against UAB … Rice Scholar-Athlete for football.

2004 Season

Started all 11 games as a sophmore … Credited with 70 tackles (48 primary), including four for nine yards in losses … Only interception of `04 came at Nevada, and had one pass deflection at Navy … Had a career-high 12 tackles (nine primary) at Tulsa … Returned 18 kickoffs for 487 yards, and had returns of 53, 52 and 49 yards during the season … His 189 return yards at San Jose State (eight returns) was a Rice record.

2003 Season

Played in 12 games and started the final six to earn his first letter … Had 62 tackles (44 primary), including a season-high 10 against Fresno State in his first start … Had his first career interception against Tulsa, and forced fumbles against the Hurricane and in the win over UTEP … Had a tackle for a two-yard loss in the win at Louisiana Tech … Returned one kickoff for 14 yards against Navy.

2002 Season


High School

2002 honors graduate of Rowlett High in Garland … Three-year starter, playing as both a defensive back and running back … All-District 10-5A running back for coach Kiff Hardin … Recorded 84 tackles as a junior in 2000 … Second-team all-district defensive back as a sophomore … Played in the Coca-Cola Classic all-star game, benefiting Big Brothers and Big Sisters … Also one of the top sprinters in north Texas, helping the Eagles' 4x100 relay squad to the regional finals … Regional finalist over 100-meters with a personal best of 10.14 … Also had a PR of 21.4 over 200-meters … Member of the National Honor Society and Rowlett's student council, serving as vice president … Honorable mention academic all-state … Won the NAACP Award for having the highest GPA (3.7) among African-American males in the Garland ISD.


Full Name: Andray Jerdale Downs … Born: Jan. 26, 1984, at Oklahoma City, Okla … Parents: James and Rhenae Downs, Garland (two sisters) … Rice Major: political science/managerial studies/economics … College: Hanszen.


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