The junior had the best season of his collegiate career in 2015, recording 89 receptions for 1,140 yards and six touchdowns for the Cougars.
A starter in all 14 of Houston’s games this year, Ayers was a first team All-AAC selection as both a wide receiver and return specialist in 2015.
As a freshman in 2013, Ayers was named the conference’s Co-Special Team’s Player of the Year, as well as a first team All-AAC kick returner, after leading the league and ranking 12th nationally with an average of 27.6 yards per kick return.
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In Houston’s 38–24 win over Florida State in the Chick-fil-A-Peach Bowl on Thursday, Ayers recorded nine receptions for 82 yards in the win.