First outdoor meet of 2013 for Van Meter, who qualified for NCAA Championships during indoor season
2010-2012 (Football) Played defensive tackle for Tulane's football team...has appeared in 33 games...totaled 36 tackles...12 tackles for loss...8.5 sacks for his career
Prior To Tulane: Enrolled at the U.S. Military Preparatory School for the 2009-10 academic year...started all six games along the defensive line 2009 for coach Tom Simi...also threw the shot put and javelin for the track and field team.
High School: Three-year letterman at St. Michael's High where he played tight end and defensive end for coaches Eric Held and Barry Musemeche...tabbed a three-star recruit, the No. 42 prospect in Louisiana and the No. 52 defensive end in the nation by Rivals.com, named two-star recruit and the No. 146 defensive end in the nation by Scout.com, and recognized as the No. 211 defensive end prospect in the country by ESPN.com...named first-team all-state and all-metro as a senior after tallying 107 tackles and 13 sacks...selected to play in the 2008 U.S. Army Red Stick Bowl at Olympia Stadium...racked up 82 tackles and seven sacks as a junior...recorded 30 tackles, 11 sacks, seven forced fumbles and three blocked kicks as a sophomore...also lettered in basketball, weightlifting and track and field...as a senior, was tabbed first-team All-District 7-4A after averaging 22 points and 7.8 rebounds per game on the hardwood, won the 105-kilogram class and had the second-best overall lift of 211 kg at the Louisiana State High School Olympic Weightlifting Championship and was the Class 4A runner-up in the javelin with a toss of 182-7...for his overall athletic efforts, was tabbed the The Advocate's Athlete of the Year...listed among 2009 People To Watch by 225BatonRouge.com.
Personal: Born Julius Alexander Warmsley on May 16, 1990...son of Linda Warmsley...brother, Titus, played collegiate basketball at Texas and Montana State before joining the Boston Celtics and later playing professionally in Europe...majoring in business management.