The healthy return of quarterback Ryan Griffin highlights discussion on Tuesday in the Hall of Fame Room
TU defense snags a pair of interceptions; comes up with 3 sacks and 8 TFLs
Career Notes: One-year letterman has 13 tackles (6 solo, 7 assists) during his career...has played in seven games...enters fall practice No. 2 on the depth chart at strong-side linebacker.
2012: Played in seven games as a sophomore...finished the year with 13 tackles (6 solo, 7 assists) and shared the team lead in special team stops with seven (4 solo, 3 assists)...tallied a career-best four tackles twice: all solo vs SMU (10/13) and all assists at UTEP (10/20)...added three stops (1 solo, 2 assists) at Tulsa (9/8) and two tackles (1 solo, 1 assist) at Louisiana-Lafayette (10/6).
2011: Did not play as a redshirt-freshman due to injury.
2010: Did not play as a true freshman...redshirted the season.
High School: Three-year letterman at St. Thomas More High where he saw time at safety, wide receiver and linebacker for head coach Jim Hightower...named a three-star prospect by Rivals.com and a two-star recruit by Scout.com and ESPN.com...ranked No. 106 and No. 147 safety in the nation by Scout.com and ESPN.com, respectively, and the No. 50 recruit in Louisiana by Rivals.com...helped lead the Cougars to a combined 25-10 overall record as a prepster, including three straight trips to the playoffs and the 2009 District 4-5A championship...named first-team all-district as a senior and claimed Silver Cougar honors in each of his final two prep seasons...named No. 38 in the Times Picayune Fabulous 50 Football Recruits...also lettered three years in baseball...off the field, was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and was a three-year academic award winner.
Personal: Born James Cameron DeJean on May 27, 1992, in Lafayette, La...son of Fred DeJean and Jane Guidry...has one brother, Griffen...father played football at UL-Lafayette...majoring in business finance.
DeJean's Career Defensive Statistics