AS A REDSHIRT-FRESHMAN (2011):
Appeared in six games as a freshman…scored a run vs. Wagner (3/4).
AS A FRESHMAN (2010): Sat out the season as a redshirt.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year starter as a utility player for Derek Smith at Trinity Christian Academy High School…teammates with current Dolphin Jimmy Appleby...graduated with honors...in AAU play, he was a member of the North Florida Hurricanes squad which went 48-6 and won the Blue-Grey Tournament title in 2008...teammates with current Dolphin Jimmy Appleby.
PERSONAL: Born Sept. 27, 1990, in Jacksonville, Fla…son of Buddy Hooten and Lynda Owen and step-mom Joannie Hooten…has a sister, Natalie; and a brother, David…major is pre-law.