NMSU Football BIO
4 Davon House

2009 (Junior): House played in all 13 games for the Aggies in 2009 at the defensive back position. House was named a first team All-WAC selection, after leading the league and the Aggies in passes defended and interceptions. House also broke the school record for most interception return yards for a career. He tallied 68 tackles on the season and three interceptions. House also recorded two touchdowns on the year, one interception return for a touchdown against Hawai’i (11/14) and the other a fumble recovery and return for a touchdown at Louisiana Tech (10/17). With his fumble return and interception return for touchdowns, House became the first Aggie player to do both during a single season since Gary Jessie accomplished this feat back in the mid-1990s. House also proved to be in the right place at the right time for interceptions in his career. He has nine to his name, which ranks him ninth all-time at NM State. With the 58-yard interception return against Hawai’i, House broke the school record for interception return yardage held for 28 years by James Ferebee (1978-81). House now has 271 interception return yards. At San Diego State (10/3), House grabbed seven tackles and his first interception of the season. Two games later, at Louisiana Tech, House scooped up a fumble and returned it 38 yards for his first career fumble return for a touchdown. Against Hawai’i, House recorded his second interception of the season, returning it 58 yards for his second touchdown of the season. He also broke the school record for interception return yardage for a career with that interception return. At Boise State (12/5), House tallied a career-high nine tackles including a career-game high four pass break-ups. House was also named a 2009 Phil Steele’s Postseason All-WAC selection.

2008 (Sophomore): House started all 12 games for the Aggies at the left defensive back spot in 2008. On the season, House recorded 40 tackles, a tackle-for-a-loss, two fumble recoveries and two interceptions. House opened the season with an eight-tackle performance at Nebraska (9/13), followed by a six-tackle game against New Mexico (9/27), along with an interception. At UTEP (9/20), House had just one tackle but a fumble recovery that helped the Aggies pull out the win. In the Aggies’ win at Nevada (10/11), House tallied six tackles and his second interception of the season, returning the interception 42 yards. He finished up the season with seven tackles at Utah State (11/29).

2007 (Freshman): House was the Aggies starting defensive back in 13 games in 2007 as a true freshman. He finished the season with 37 tackles, 21 solo efforts, eight pass break-ups, two tackles-for-a-loss, four interceptions with 171 return yards, 94 kickoff return yards and 283 yards of all-purpose yardage. His four interceptions led the team and his 171 interception return yards broke the school record that was set back in 1981. Against UTEP (9/15) House recorded four tackles. His most impactful game came against Idaho (10/20) when he recorded two interceptions, returning one for 100 yards for his first career touchdown. House tied the school record for the longest interception return for a touchdown. He later intercepted his second pass of the game, returning that for 64 yards and also broke the school record for most interception return yards in a game. Against Hawai’i (10/27) House recorded a season-high six tackles and his third interception of the season. He would add another interception against Nevada (11/2) along with three tackles. Versus San Jose State (10/11), he tallied five tackles and pass breakup. Against Fresno State (11/30) in the season finale, House recorded two tackles, a tackle-for-a-loss and a season-high three pass breakups.

High School:  House helped the Palmdale Falcons to a 9-2 overall record in 2006, as the Falcons won their fifth Golden League Championship. He was named an All-Golden League selection and an All-CIF pick in 2006. House was also an All-Golden League pick in 2006. He participated in the Next Level All-Star Game and was named the game’s most valuable player. House was also an All-Golden League selection in baseball and track & field.

Personal: House is the son of Kevin and Sheltne House. He is majoring in hotel, restaurant and tourism management.

Position: Defensive Back
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 172
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Palmdale, Calif.
High School: Palmdale HS
Experience: High School

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