| Cory Quye
6-6 · 315
San Antonio, Texas (Marshall)
Hard-working, competitive, intelligent and versatile offensive tackle ... saw action in 44 games, including 15 starts, at both right and left tackle ... played in three bowl games (1999-2000 Cotton Bowls; 2000 Holiday Bowl) ... 2000 UT Longhorn Club Sportsman Award winner.
Played in 12 games, including the Holiday Bowl against No. 8 Oregon ... started in the season opener against Louisiana-Lafayette ... helped pave the way for a Longhorn offense that averaged 38.6 points per game (eighth NCAA), 439.0 yards per contest (15th NCAA) and a school-record 293.5 passing yards per game (14th NCAA) ... helped lead the way for UT's 637 yards of total offense (ranked fourth in school history) and 396 rushing yards at Kansas ... helped lead UT to 205 rushing yards against Oklahoma State, which led the nation in rushing defense at that time ... helped clear the way for the UT offense, which had a combined total of 299 yards, against No. 8 Oregon in the Holiday Bowl.
Started all 14 games, including the Cotton Bowl, on the offensive line ...10 of his starts were at right tackle ... started at left tackle in place of an injured Leonard Davis in four contests ... his versatility helped pave the way for Hodges Mitchell to rush for 1,343 yards (No. 5 on the UT single-season list) and allowed Texas to continue its string of five straight years with a 1,000-yard rusher ... a key pass protector for Texas' first 3,000-yard passer (Major Applewhite/3,357) ... aided UT in becoming one of only four teams nationally (Louisville/Nevada/Western Michigan) to possess a 3,000-yard passer, a 1,000-yard receiver (Kwame Cavil/1,188) and a 1,000 yard rusher (Hodges Mitchell/1,343) ... was in on more than 700 snaps on the offensive line.
Played in all 12 games, including the Cotton Bowl, on special teams ... saw action in six games at right tackle ... aided the offensive line in paving the way for Ricky Williams to capture the NCAA rushing title for the second consecutive year with 2,124 yards (ranked No. 5 on the NCAA all-time list).
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (1997)
Played in the final six games of the season ... missed the first five games with an ankle injury ... saw action in six contests on special teams and one game at left tackle ... redshirted in 1996.
Coached by David Visentine at Marshall High ... listed as a consensus state top 100 prospect as a senior ... was a first-team all-district and all-city performer at offensive tackle as a senior.
Born 1/13/78 in Anchorage, Alaska ... also lived in Naperville, Ill. ... full name is Cory David Quye ... majored in sport management ... was a prep honor student.