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Ade Aruna
Ade Aruna

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
La Porte, Ind.

High School:
La Lumiere

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 247

Position:
Defensive End

Birthdate:
04/27/1994

Experience:
RS

Major:
Business


08/16/2014

Football Wraps Week 2 Of Preseason Camp With Scrimmage

Defense shines as Green Wave go 64 snaps at the New Orleans Saints Indoor Practice Facility

08/07/2014

Transcript From Football's Media Day Press Conference

Entering his third year at the helm of the program, head coach Curtis Johnson previews the 2014 season

08/27/2013

Transcript From Football's Weekly Press Conference

Junior Nick Montana named starter for season opener on Thursday against Jackson State

02/06/2013

18 Locals Among 24 Newcomers Highlight Football's Signing Class

Green Wave add 22 freshmen and two transfers on 2013 NCAA National Signing Day

02/06/2013

Coach Johnson's Quotes From Wednesday's National Signing Day Press Conference

Green Wave add 22 freshmen and two transfers on 2013 NCAA National Signing Day

2013: Did not play as a true freshman and redshirted the season...off the field, was a member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.

High School: One-year letterman at La Lumiere for coach Art Walker...rated a three-star recruit by 247Sports.com while garnering two-star status by Rivals.com and Scout.com...received an 85 rating and is listed as the No. 48 strong-side defensive end in the nation and the No. 12 prospect in the state by 247Sports.com...also listed as the No. 183 defensive end in the country by Scout.com...helped lead the Lakers to their first winning season in over a decade with a 5-4 record in his lone prep season on the gridiron...as a senior, tallied 83 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, eight sacks, three fumble recoveries, two forced fumbles and a pass break-up on defense while catching two passes for 35 yards and a score on offense and kicking off six times for 163 yards and a pair of touchbacks on special teams...scored 15 points in 2012 with touchdowns via reception and fumble return, and a trio of PATs...played two seasons of basketball at Central Park Christian School in Birmingham, Ala., before transferring to La Lumiere for the 2012-13 academic year.

Personal: Born Adetarami Babatunde Aruna on April 27, 1994, in Nigeria, Africa...son of Akinyemi Paul and Rhoda Ayanfe Aruna...majoring in business.