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Riley McCarron
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Signed by the Houston Texans as a college free agent on May 12, 2017.
Signed by the Houston Texans as a college free agent on May 12, 2017.

Played four seasons (2013-16) at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa after redshirting the 2012 campaign
Hauled in 50 passes for 584 yards and five touchdowns in 46 career games played
Also returned 19 punts for 179 yards and a touchdown and five kickoffs for 153 yards

2016 (Iowa):
Named Academic All-Big Ten for fourth year and earned honorable mention All-Big Ten by Big Ten coaches and media
Started 12 games while playing in all 13
Led the Hawkeyes in receiving with career-bests of 42 catches for 517 yards and four touchdowns
Averaged 21.1 yards on seven punt returns with one touchdown, and recorded one kickoff return for 54 yards

2015 (Iowa):
Saw action in all 14 games and made one start
Tallied five receptions for 56 yards and one touchdown on the season

2014 (Iowa):
Missed first three games of the season due to preseason injury and final three regular season games due to illness
Appeared in seven games as a reserve and on special teams but did not record any statistics

2013 (Iowa):
Saw action in 12 games, recording three receptions for 11 yards and eight yards on three punt returns
Earned his first Academic All-Big Ten recognition

2012 (Iowa):
Redshirted the season after joining the team as a walk-on

Attended Wahlert Catholic High School in Dubuque, Iowa
Earned second-team all-state honors as a senior and was first team all-conference as sophomore, junior and senior
Holds school records for touchdowns in a game (six), points in a game (36), touchdown passes in a season (17) and career punt return yards (502)
Set conference record for season punt return average (26.9 yards)
Also holds school record in long jump
As a senior in 2011, completed 113-of-205 pass attempts for 1,749 yards and 17 touchdowns while rushing 112 times for 866 yards and five touchdowns
Recorded 45 tackles and five interceptions as a senior, while gaining 263 yards on eight punt returns
Also lettered in basketball, track and basebal
State long jump champion as a sophomore and junior
Won state title in 100-meter dash as a junior after placing second as a sophomore
Parents are Michelle and Steve McCarron

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