Hutson era begins with showdown against the Tigers; game televised live nationally on Fox College Sports
Career Notes: Three-year letterman posted 27 tackles (14 solo, 13 assists) for his career...played in 31 games.
2011: Saw action in two games as a senior...took the field on special teams against Southeastern Louisiana (9/3) and UTEP (10/15), but did not record an official statistic.
2010: Played in nine games as a junior...recorded four tackles (1 solo, 3 assists) for the year...key member of the Green Wave's special teams units...had a season-best three assisted tackles at Houston (9/25)...tallied a solo stop vs Southern Miss (11/6).
2009: Saw action in eight games as a sophomore...finished the year with eight tackles (4 solo, 4 assists)...posted a season-best two tackles at LSU (10/31) and vs UTEP (11/7)...also tallied single-tackle performances vs BYU (9/12), at Army (10/3), at Southern Miss (10/24) and at UCF (11/21).
2008: Played in all 12 games as a true freshman...finished 18th on the team with 15 tackles (9 solo, 6 assists)...tallied a career-high five tackles at Houston (11/8) and at Memphis (11/29)...four of his five stops against the Tigers were solo tackles...also had a two-tackle effort (1 solo, 1 assist) vs Rice (10/25)...posted single-tackle performances at UTEP (10/11), vs UAB (11/15) and at Tulsa (11/22).
High School: Three-year letterman at Lamar Consolidated and Thurgood Marshall High where he saw time at running back, tight end, linebacker and strong safety for a new coach each season...rated No. 84 safety in the nation by Scout.com...helped the Buffalos go a combined 27-7 with three trips to the state playoffs...played freshman season at Memphis University School where he helped the team win the state title...as a senior, named first-team All-District 23-5A and claimed Houston Top 110 honors from the Houston Chronicle after posting 49 tackles, breaking up a pair of passes and recovering a fumble for a touchdown...sat out junior season with a knee injury...also lettered in track and field.
Personal: Born Kristofar Frederick Rhymes on Sept. 7, 1989, in Houston, Texas...son of Robert Williams and Gina Foster...has one sister, Sharita...majored in communication.