Walk-on wide receiver P.J. Howard looks for bigger role
2012 (Redshirt Freshman)
Saw action in two games off the bench ... Made his collegiate debut at Florida State (Sept. 15) ... Also saw action at Notre Dame (Nov. 17) ... Earned his first varsity letter.
2011 (True Freshman)
Redshirted the season after joining the team as a walk-on during the preseason.
A 2011 graduate of I.C. Norcom High School in Portsmouth, Va. ... Played receiver and defensive back for the Greyhounds ... Lettered three seasons in football ... Team captain who was awarded various team honors ... Helped Norcom to an 11-2 record and a berth in the state playoffs in 2010 ... Finished senior season with two touchdowns and two interceptions ... Broke his arm in third game of junior season and missed remainder of the year ... Had 11 solo tackles, six pass breakups and an interception before being sidelined ... Played for head coach Larry Archie ... Lettered four years in baseball and two in basketball ... Two-time state champion in basketball ... Earned the Coaches Award two straight seasons in basketball.
Majoring in education ... Son of Eldridge and Ardonia Howard ... Has one brother, Jarius Howard ... Born on May 6, 1993.