24 Heath Houston
24 Heath Houston
Height: 6-8
Weight: 240
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Powder Springs, Ga.
High School: Hillgrove
Position: Forward

· College-ready frame that will give the Rams valuable depth up front
· Praised for his energy and ability to run the floor
· Hard-nosed defender with the potential to become a big-time scoring threat in the low post
· Suffered a knee injury late in the high school season that he is shortened his final year

· Originally signed with Auburn, but was released after Jeff Lebo resigned. Signed with VCU in late June to complete the Class of 2010 for Coach Smart and his staff.
· Four-year starter at Hillview High School
· Earned All-State accolades at the 4A classification after averaging a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds per game for the  Hawks
· Helped his team earn the Regional Championship during his junior year, while earning berths into the State Tournament during his sophomore, junior and senior seasons
· Played his AAU ball with the Atlanta Express
· Received interest from Cincinnati, Winthrop and Tulane

· Born on February 29, 1992
· Has three sisters
· Born in Charlotte, N.C. and moved to Powder Springs during his childhood

The Fun File
Favorite TV Shows:
Family Guy, The Game, SportsCenter
Favorite Website:
If Heath could take any girl on a date, it would be:
Stacey Dash
Favorite Place to Eat in Richmond:
Favorite Sports Team:
Atlanta Hawks
Favorite NBA Player:
Kevin Garnett
Favorite Roose exercise:
Elbows and Toes Bridge
Loudest Person on the Team:
Brandon Rozzell
Teammate Most Likley to Win Dunk Contest:
Reco McCarter