| Billy Pittman
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Cameron, Texas (Yoe)
· 2006 season highlights video
A quick and elusive former prep quarterback who played 36 career games, starting 21, at wide receiver ... a two-time honorable mention All-Big 12 performer ... overcame a series of injuries during his first two years at UT to post 80 receptions for 1,283 yards (16.0 ypc) and nine TDs ... averaged 33.6 yards per TD catch ... caught a pass in 26 of 36 career games ... posted four career 100-yard receiving games ... appeared in 10 games in 2007 ... made 11 catches for 77 yards ... started 12 games in 2006, making 35 catches for 456 yards and four TDs ... played in all 13 games and started nine as the Sub B (slot) receiver in 2005 ... earned honorable mention All-Big 12 honors ... caught 34 passes for a team-high 750 yards and five TDs ... his 22.1 yards per catch was second in the nation among the top 100 receivers ... missed much of the 2004 season with a shoulder injury ... gained valuable experience working as a redshirt in 2003 ... registered over 7,000 yards of offense and 66 TDs as a prep QB ... a two-time member of UT's Athletics Director's Honor Roll.
Appeared in 10 games ... earned one of UT's Valor Awards ... made 11 catches for 77 yards ... posted two catches for eight yards against Kansas State ... hauled in five passes for 36 yards at Iowa State ... recorded three receptions for 28 yards at Baylor ... added a five-yard reception at Texas A&M.
Started 12 games and made 35 catches for 456 yards and four TDs ... caught a pass in each of the final 12 games ... earned honorable mention All-Big 12 from the league's coaches ... had three catches and a TD against No. 1 Ohio State ... caught one pass for 12 yards at Rice ... added three receptions for 45 yards versus Iowa State ... had one reception for 14 yards against Sam Houston State ... totaled two catches for 19 yards versus No. 14 Oklahoma ... made three receptions for 95 yards and two TDs, including a season-high 62 yard TD reception, against Baylor ... caught for passes for 24 yards at No. 17 Nebraska ... added a reception at Texas Tech ... made a career-high seven receptions for 88 yards and a TD against Oklahoma State ... notched the fourth 100-yard game of his career with 102 yards on six receptions at Kansas State ... added a reception against Texas A&M ... posted three receptions for 37 yards in the Alamo Bowl versus Iowa.
Played in all 13 games and started nine as the Sub B (slot) receiver ... earned honorable mention All-Big 12 honors ... caught 34 passes for a team-high 750 yards and five TDs ... his 22.1 yards per catch was second in the nation among the top 100 receivers ... had four receptions of at least 60 yards ... averaged 37.2 yards per TD reception ... caught his first pass and tallied his first 100-yard game with five receptions for 130 yards and a TD at No. 4 Ohio State ... posted Texas' first 60-plus yard reception since 2003 with a 63-yarder in that game ... added four receptions and 81 yards, including a 41-yard catch, at Missouri ... also had one rush for 19 yards in that game ... notched his second 100-yard game with four receptions for 100 yards and two TDs, including a 64-yard TD, versus Oklahoma ... tallied three receptions and 99 yards, including a 62-yard catch, against No. 24 Colorado ... recorded his third 100-yard game with a career-high 138 yards and two TDs on three receptions versus No. 10 Texas Tech ... posted his career-long reception with a 75-yard TD in that game ... made three catches for 39 yards at Oklahoma State ... caught three passes for 60 yards at Baylor ... notched four receptions for 39 yards against Kansas ... added one reception for 11 yards and one rush for nine yards at Texas A&M ... made four receptions for 53 yards in Texas' 41-38 victory over USC for the National Championship.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2004)
Provided depth at split end while overcoming a shoulder injury ... redshirted in 2003.
Coached by Randy Sapp at Yoe H.S. ... four-year starter at quarterback who accounted for 7,090 yards and 66 TDs during his career ... versatile two-time District MVP and three-time all-district pick who saw significant action at defensive back and returned kicks during his career ... also saw limited action at wide receiver and punter ... earned 3A third-team all-state and district 18-3A Most Valuable Player honors as a senior ... team captain who completed 117-of-241 passes for 1,616 yards and 12 TDs and ran for 1,387 yards and 15 TDs on 227 carries that year ... added 386 return yards ... connected on 13-of-19 passes for 223 yards and a score and rushed 24 times for 267 yards and two TDs against Waco Connally ... tabbed the District 18-3A MVP as a junior ... completed 53-of-115 passes for 693 yards and seven TDs and rushed for 898 yards and 12 TDs on 149 carries in 2001 ... tabbed all-district as a sophomore after connecting on 52-of-122 passes and seven TDs and running for 955 yards and seven scores on 178 carries ... accounted for 667 yards of offense as a freshman starter ... played basketball (point guard) and ran sprints for the track & field team.
Born 9/19/84 in Cameron, Texas ... full name is Billy Joe Pittman, Jr. ... majoring in youth and community studies ... a two-time member of UT's Athletics Director's Honor Roll ... active in UT's community service program ... is part of a group of Longhorns that regularly visits patients at the Austin Children's Hospital ... participated in A Hero's Tribute by welcoming troops back to Fort Hood after being stationed overseas ... served as a youth basketball coach ... enjoys playing video games in his spare time.
Year G/GS Rec-Yds YPC TD Long Rush-Yds YPC TD Long
2007 10/0 11-77 7.0 0 15/BU 1-5 5.0 0 5/OSU
2006 13/12 35-456 13.0 4 62t/BU 2-3 1.5 0 11/IA
2005 13/9 34-750 22.1 5 75t/TT 2-28 14.0 0 19/MU
Career 36/21 80-1,283 16.0 9 75t/TT 5-36 7.2 0 19/MU
Receptions: 7 at Kansas St. (Jr.)
Receiving yards: 138 vs. Texas Tech (So.)
TD Receptions: 2 vs. Baylor (Jr.); vs. Oklahoma (So.); vs. Texas Tech (So.)
Long Reception: 75t vs. Texas Tech (So.)
100-yard games: 4 (102 at Kansas State, Jr.; 138 vs. Texas Tech, So.; 100 vs. Oklahoma, So.; 130 at Ohio State, So.)