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A returning starter at center, Houser is looking to bounce back from an injury-shortened junior season...productive spring indicated he is ready to resume a prominent role on Pitt's offensive front...is in his second and final year of eligibility at Pitt after transferring from Butte College last year.
Joined Pitt in January 2008 as a mid-year junior-college transfer and seized the starting center job during spring drills...started the first seven games before suffering a season-ending right ankle fracture against Rutgers.
Named to the JC Grid-Wire All-America Team (second team)...rated among the country's Top 100 junior-college prospects...considered one of the best offensive linemen in the California JUCO ranks while at Butte College (2006-07)...two-time All-NorCal Conference selection...all-region honoree... two-year starter on Butte's offensive line, playing center... rated the nation's No. 2 JUCO center prospect by Scout... helped the Roadrunners rush for nearly 2,000 yards in 11 games his final season...helped Butte to a 7-4 mark, including a 61-33 victory over Delta College in the Stockman's Bank Bowl...played under Butte coach Jeff Jordan, a former graduate assistant at Pitt in 1997.
Played under his father Steve Houser at Durham High, where Robb was a standout offensive guard and defensive tackle...two-time all-league performer...earned Durham's MVP and defensive MVP during his career... collected 90 tackles and 11 sacks as a senior...selected to play in the Lions All-Star Game...a highly accomplished and diversified student-athlete...earned Durham's Scholar-Athlete Award and was student body president... additionally was the recipient of the school's Iron Man Award for earning a combined nine varsity letters in four different sports, including football, baseball, basketball and track and field...an all-league and all-division performer in the shot put and discus.
Robert Steven Houser, born 6/5/87, is the son of Steve and Carol Houser...has three brothers, including a twin sibling (Ken)...brother Scott was a tight end at Henderson State (Ark.) from 2006-07 after playing at Butte College... business-marketing major.
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