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Devon Breaux

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Donaldsonville, La.

High School:
Donaldsonville

Weight:
182

Position:
Wide Receiver

Birthdate:
10/20/1993

Experience:
1L

Major:
Public Relations

Devon Breaux

05/02/2014

2013-14 Student-Athletes Honored at Annual Awards Banquet

Mandelbaum and Doss named Female and Male Athletes of the Year, Schelske and Schmidt earned Female and Male Scholar Athletes of the Year Honors and Magee and Walker receive the James W. Wilson, Jr. Award

08/30/2013

Football Opens 2013 Campaign With 34-7 Win Over Jackson State

Green Wave defense forces six turnovers, Orleans Darkwa runs for 50 yards and two scores in the win

08/20/2013

Football Focuses On Situationals During Tuesday's Practice

Green Wave go through goal-line, Hail Mary and two-minute drills in morning session in Superdome

08/10/2013

Football Holds 51-Play Scrimmage In Day 8 Of Preseason Camp

Green Wave force three fumbles, pick off pair of passes in afternoon session at Saints Facility

08/07/2013

Football Goes Full Pads In Day 5 Of Preseason Practice

Green Wave continue to work on playbook with the start of the 2013 season slated for Aug. 29

Career Notes: One-year letterman on the gridiron has six catches for 101 yards (16.8 avg) and two touchdowns on offense while returning four kickoffs for 117 yards (29.2 avg) on special teams...a two-year letterman on Tulane's track and field team, becoming the first male track and field student-athlete to participate in consecutive NCAA Regionals...as a true freshman, named Freshman of the Meet at the Conference USA Championship after finishing second in the long jump (7.55 meters) and third in the high jump (2.04 meters) while helping the 4x100 relay team finish fourth...posted a mark of 7.14 meters in the long jump at the 2013 NCAA East Regional...as a sophomore, helped the 4x100 meter relay team finish eighth at the C-USA Championship and placed sixth individually in the long jump with a season-best 7.45 meters...finished third in the 2014 NCAA East Regional in the long jump with a leap of 7.08 meters.

2013: Played in 11 games with a pair of starts as a redshirt-freshman...finished third on the team in touchdown catches (2), kick returns (4) and kick return yards (117), sixth in receiving yards (101), tied for sixth in points scored (12), eighth in all-purpose yards (218) and 10th in receptions (6)...had touchdown grabs of 11 yards vs Jackson State (8/29) and 13 yards at Rice (11/30)...hauled in a career-long 42-yard grab vs Louisiana-Lafayette in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl (12/21)...also had single-catch performances on three other occasions: for 10 yards vs East Carolina (10/12), for six yards vs Tulsa (10/26) and 19 yards at UTSA (11/23)...returned two kickoffs for 61 yards with a season-long of 46 at Syracuse (9/21)...added single returns of 30 yards vs Jackson State and vs South Alabama (9/7).

2012: Did not play football as a true freshman and redshirted the season.

High School: Four-year letterman at Donaldsonville High for coach Terence Williams...rated a three-star recruit by Scout.com, ESPN.com and 247Sports.com while garnering two-star status from Rivals.com...tabbed No. 23 recruit in Louisiana by ESPN.com and No. 28 recruit in the state by 247Sports.com...listed as No. 55 athlete in the nation by 247Sports.com, No. 62 athlete nationally by ESPN.com and No. 149 wide receiver in the country by Scout.com...received an 86 Sports Rating from 247Sports.com and a 78 Scout Grade from ESPN.com...helped lead the Tigers to a combined 32-12 record with four straight playoff appearances and one district title...as a senior, named first-team all-state and All-District 7-3A while claiming District Offensive Player of the Year honors after completed 173-of-259 passes (.668) for a state-leading 2,873 yards and 24 touchdowns while running 174 times for 921 yards (5.3 avg.) and 13 scores...as a junior, completed 116-of-188 passes (.617) for 1,684 yards, 20 touchdowns while adding 956 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns on 157 carries...passes for 852 yards and seven scores while completing 56-of-96 passes (.583) and ran 140 times for 789 yards and 12 touchdowns as a sophomore...also lettered four years in baseball and six in track and field where he earned all-district honors in both sports...off the field, was a member of the Beta Club and was named to the Honor Roll all four years.

Personal: Born Devon Paul Breaux on Oct. 20, 1993, in River West, La...son of Danny Breaux and Demetria Henry...has one brother, Derrell, and one sister, Shaelyn...third cousin of NBA star Jason Kidd and 2011 Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III of Baylor...majoring in public relations.

Breaux's Career Offensive Statistics

Year GP-GS Rush Yds Avg. TD Long Rec Yds Avg. TD Long
2013 11-2 0 0 0.0 0 0 6 101 16.8 2 42

Breaux's Career Return Statistics

Year GP-GS PR Yds Avg. TD Long KOR Yds Avg. TD Long
2013 11-2 0 0 0.0 0 0 4 117 29.2 0 46

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