Inaugural Class of the Cougar Athletic Hall of Fame:
Kyle Israel-QB Class of 2004. Kyle who was a four year letter winner here at UHS one of the top prep quarterbacks in the state of Florida … chose UCF over Florida State … first team Class 6A as a senior … totaled 1,907 passing yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior … added 703 yards rushing and another 14 touchdowns on the ground … all-region selection by PrepStar Magazine … Orlando Sentinel Orange County Offensive Player of the Year … led University High School to its first winning season ever and just its second trip to the playoffs in 12 years … three-year starter at quarterback … totaled 4,700 career yards passing, 1,300 rushing yards with 40 touchdown passes and 22 rushing touchdowns … selected to the 2004 Louisiana vs. Florida All-Star Game at Disney’s Wide World of Sports … named the No. 2 recruit in the MAC according to Athlon Magazine. Kyle went on to start at quarterback for the University of Central Florida. After college, Kyle spent time playing professionally overseas.
Brock Pasteur-OL Class of 2002. Originally playing after high school at Mesabi Range (JUCO) prior to receiving a scholarship to the University of Nebraska and eventually finishing up at Stephen F. Austin. A two-year letter winner on the ‘Jacks’ offensive front, Pasteur worked his way into the starting lineup during the second game of his junior year, and never looked back. Pasteur was a two-time All-Southland Conference athlete who earned 2007 Preseason First-Team All-SLC, and Third-Team Preseason All-America honors by the Sports Network. Brock signed as undrafted free agent with the Tennessee Titans in 2008.
Curtis Riley-QB/DB Class of. Curtis played on the offensive side of the ball here at University more than on the defensive side. However he found himself playing safety at Fresno State University. After graduating in 2015, He was picked up as an undrafted free agent with the Tennessee Titans where he played until 2017. He then went to play for the New York Giants in 2018 and is currently a member of the Oakland Raiders.