Houston quarterback John O’Korn was a mere babe when he nearly led his team to victory against BYU last season at Reliant Stadium.
The true freshman showed poise beyond his years, coming up just short in a wild, 47-46 decision deep in the heart of Texas.
O’Korn completed 29 of his 45 pass attempts for 363 yards and three touchdowns. He effectively used his feet to avoid the rush, to extend plays and find the open man, often giving the injury-plagued BYU secondary fits.
Luckily for the Cougars in blue, it was their …