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    Billy Garza
    12 Billy Garza

    Brownsville, Texas

    High School:

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 237



    2007: Member of UI squad.

    2006: Member of UI squad.

    2005: Member of UI squad.

    2004: Redshirted the 2004 season.

    High School: Passed for 3,185 yards and 38 touchdowns and rushed for seven touchdowns during his senior season ... Set a school record when he threw for 428 yards in a single game against the Mercedes Tigers ... Holds the Brownsville Sams Memorial Stadium record with 404 yards passing and seven touchdowns against Harlingen South ... Garnered All-State honors by the Associated Press and Dave Campbell's Texas High School Magazine ... Named the All-Valley Offensive Most Valuable Player by the RGV Newspapers and the Bay Area Sports Newspaper ... Named the All-Valley Male Athlete of the Year by the Valley Morning Star ...District 32-4A Most Valuable Player ... Was selected to play in the state North vs. South All-Star game in Houston's Reliant Stadium ... Earned a total of 11 letters in football, baseball and basketball ... Earned All-District Most Valuable Player Awards in both baseball and basketball ... High school coach was former Illinois running backs coach Jim Helms.

    Personal: Full name is William Michael Ball Garza ... Goes by "Billy" ... Born Oct. 6, 1985 ... The son of William Garza and Marilyn Ball-Garza...Majoring in speech and communications.

    (updated 2/08)

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