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Colt Mahan
Colt  Mahan
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Keller, TX

High School:
Keller HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 213

Position:
Linebacker


2007
Saw action in eight games ... Played considerably on special teams ... Tallied a season-high six tackles, including a tackle for loss during the season opener at Oklahoma.

2006
Started in five games and played in all 12... Finished the season fourth on the team in tackles with 53 despite not getting his first start until the third game of the season ... Led team with 10 tackles and picked up sack against Tulsa in first career start ... Followed that game by leading team again with 10 more tackles at Akron ... Also had a his only quarterback sack for the year against Tulsa... Led or tied for lead in tackles in three games... Had at least one tackle in every game... Was also a valuable special teams player.

2005
Played primarily on special teams as a starter on kickoff, kickoff return and the Sun Belt’s fifth-rated punt team...recorded 4 tackles against Florida Atlantic including 1.5 tackles for loss...racked up 5 total tackles for the year 2004: Was a redshirt.

High School/Personal
Was listed in the Fort Worth Star Telegram Area Top 75 players and the top four area linebackers ... Ranked by the Dallas Morning News at No. 70 in their Top Area 100 ... Named first-team offense in District 5-5A ... Had 128 tackles and seven QB sacks as a senior ... Mahan’s grandfather, Quincy Armstrong was a football letterman at North Texas from 1949-51 and was inducted into the North Texas Hall of Fame in 1993 ... Is an excellent barefoot water skier and has received several national awards ... Coached by Kevin Atkinson ... Son of Dwayne and Susan Mahan ... Born November 15, 1985.

North Texas Mean Green