| Kyle Shanahan
6-3 · 185
Englewood, Colo. (Cherry Creek/Duke)
· Houston Texans bio
A sure-handed wide receiver who played in 24 games at Texas, including two bowl games (2001 Holiday Bowl; 2003 Cotton Bowl), and caught 14 passes for 127 yards ... provided UT with an experienced weapon in its passing attack ... was a precise route runner who had good speed and excellent hands ... "a student of the game," offensive coordinator Greg Davis said ... joined UT in spring 2000 after spending two seasons at Duke ... sat out the 2000 season due to NCAA transfer rules ... including his two seasons at Duke, posted 27 career receptions for 300 yards in 33 games ... father, Mike, was the head coach of the two-time Super Bowl Champion Denver Broncos (1998-99).
Saw action in 12 games as a reserve flanker ... missed the season opener against North Texas due to injury ... shared UT's Frank Medina Rehabilitation Award ... caught seven passes for 62 yards ... set single-game career highs in receptions (four) and receiving yards (28) against Houston ... hauled in two passes for 21 yards, including a season-best 13-yard catch against No. 17 Iowa State ... also had a 13-yard reception at No. 17 Kansas State ... saw action in the Cotton Bowl vs. LSU.
Appeared in 12 games, including the Holiday Bowl ... missed the season opener against New Mexico State due to a preseason leg injury ... shared UT's Frank Medina Rehabilitation Award ... caught seven passes for 65 yards ... had three receptions for 26 yards in UT's first matchup with No. 14 Colorado ... also had three catches (for 18 yards) at Houston ... posted a career-high 21-yard reception at Oklahoma State ... sat out the 2000 season due to NCAA transfer rules but served on the scout team offense.
SOPHOMORE (1999 AT DUKE)
Recorded six receptions for 60 yards before sustaining a hamstring injury in the third game of the season against Northwestern ... served as a member of the scout team offense after being awarded a medical redshirt.
FRESHMAN (1998 AT DUKE)
Played in eight games as a backup receiver, mostly in third-down situations ... had seven catches for 113 yards ... posted a career-high three catches against Georgia Tech ... earned first career start against Florida State ... also saw action on special teams.
Coached by Mike Woolford at Cherry Creek High ... his team won the Colorado state title and he was an all-state selection as a senior ... posted 40 receptions for 725 yards and six touchdowns that year ... also competed on the track & field and basketball teams ... earned three letters in track and was an all-league selection as junior (300-meter hurdles).
Born 12/14/79 in Minneapolis ... majored in youth and community studies ... earned a spot on the Athletics Director's Honor Roll in spring 2001 ... named to the Fall 2000 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... father, Mike, is a veteran NFL coach who led the Denver Broncos to two Super Bowl victories (1998-99) ... aspires to be a coach himself.
Year G/GS Rec Yds YPR TD Long
2002 12/0 7 62 8.9 0 13/2x
2001 11/0 7 65 9.3 0 21/OSU
1999* 3/0 6 60 10.0 0 -
1998* 8/1 7 113 16.1 0 -
Career 34/1 27 300 11.1 0 21/OSU
Receptions: 4 vs. Houston (Sr.)
Receiving yards: 28 vs. Houston (Sr.)
Long: 21 at Oklahoma State (Jr.)