TULANE: A two-year letterwinner... has played in 26 games with two career starts and has career numbers of 27 receptions for 363 yards and one touchdown... enters fall camp as the No. 2 flanker.
2007 (JUNIOR): Saw action in all 12 games and earned his lone start of the season at East Carolina in the season finale... hauled in 13 catches for 215 yards... grabbed a career-long 43-yard reception at Rice... produced a three catch, 61-yard effort against both UTEP and Rice.
2006 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 11 games and earned his first career start on the road at Marshall... completed his first full season with 12 catches for 132 yards and one touchdown... registered his lone collegiate touchdown with a 23-yard reception from Lester Ricard against Army... finished with two receptions four times and produced his best receiving day with two catches for 37 yards at UTEP... recorded five tackles on special teams.
2005 (FRESHMAN RS): Played in three games before suffering an injury which cut his season short... made his first two career catches in the win over SMU (9/24), including a career-best 11-yard snare.
2004 (FRESHMAN): Did not play; received a redshirted season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Picked up honorable mention all-state honors for Class 3A and was honorable mention All-Acadiana... selected as a first team All-District 5-4A choice... named a second team All-District 5-4A receiver as a junior... recorded 47 catches for 951 yards (20.2 yards per catch) as a senior... scored seven TDs and returned a pair of punts for scores... helped team to the 2002 district championship after advancing to the state semifinals as a sophomore... a second team academic all-state honoree... also lettered in track, basketball and baseball.
PERSONAL: Majoring in media arts... born June 12, 1986, in Lafayette, La.... the youngest of three sons of Francene and Ricky Gary.
Batiste's Career Receiving Stats Year G/GS No. Yds. Yd/C Yd/Gm TD LP/Opp. 2005 3/0 2 16 8.0 5.3 0 11/SMU 2006 11/1 12 132 11.0 12.0 1 23/Army 2007 12/1 13 215 16.5 17.9 0 43/Rice Career 26/2 27 363 13.4 14.0 1 43/Rice