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Charlie Houghton
Charlie Houghton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Toronto, Canada

High School:
Phillips Academy (Mass.)

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 215

Position:
RB

Experience:
1


2008: Saw action in the first three games of the season, but missed the remainder with injury ... Carried the ball eight times for 32 yards ... Also had five receptions for 39 yards ... Had seven carries for 30 yards, including a 13-yard gain, in the season opener against Howard ... Caught two passes for 14 yards at Lafayette and two passes for 22 yards at Yale.

2007: Appeared in 10 games last season ... Led the team in rushing with 109 carries for 458 yards ... Averaged 4.2 yards per carry ... Scored four touchdowns and averaged 45.8 yards per game ... Also finished second on the team in receptions with 34 catches for 294 yards ... Ranked 10th in the Patriot League in receptions per game (3.40/game) ... Averaged 29.4 receiving yards per game ... Returned 10 kicks for 165 yards ... Led the team in all-purpose yardage, averaging 91.7 yards per game ... Finished seventh in the Patriot League in all-purpose yards per game ... Had eight catches for 96 yards at Stony Brook ... Caught four passes for 19 yards and returned four kicks for 75 yards against Lafayette ... Carried the ball 19 times for 98 yards against Yale ... Picked up 21 carries for 83 yards and had three receptions for 24 yards at Lehigh .... Had a career-high 27 carries for a career-high 163 yards and scored four touchdowns against Marist ... Closed out the season with 10 rushes for 43 yards, four receptions for 54 yards and three kick returns for 60 yards against Colgate.

2006: The Patriot League Rookie of the Year ... The first player from Georgetown to win one of the league's major awards since joining the Patriot in 2001 ... Emerged as a legitimate threat out of the backfield in the team's final four games, carrying the ball 67 times 329 yards, an 82.3 per game average ... Also caught 13 passes for 180 yards and four touchdowns during that span, earning Patriot League Rookie of the Week honors three times in the last four weeks of the regular season ... Houghton led the team in rushing overall, carrying 81 times for 403 yards, caught 19 passes for 225 yards and four touchdowns, returned eight kickoffs for 170 yards and was second on the team in all-purpose yardage with 798 yards ... Had 19 carries for 79 yards and five catches for 46 yards at Charleston Southern ... Carried the ball 14 times for 71 yards and had three receptions for 26 yards, including a 14-yard touchdown pass, against Marist ... Rushed for 88 yards on 20 carries and had two catches for 84 yards and a touchdown at Lafayette ... Finished the season witha career-high 91 yards on 14 carries, catching three passes for 24 yards and a score against Fordham.

High School: Prepped for a year at Phillips Andover Academy in Massachusetts ... Played both running back and defensive back ... A graduate of St. Michael's High School in Canada, he was an All-Canada selection in 2004 ... St. Mike's was rated sixth among all high schools during his senior year ... Most Valuable Player at the 2004 Metro Bowl, an all-star game in Toronto.

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