Green Wave set to return 23 lettermen which started games in 2014, including four of five offensive linemen
Green Wave gridiron gang continue to work hard in preparation for the upcoming 2015 season
Green Wave to square off against fellow American newcomer at 7 p.m. on CBS Sports Network
Green Wave hold outdoor session in morning at Tad Gormley, head indoors at Saints Facility in afternoon
Quarterback Tanner Lee throws for 139 yards, two scores; Sophomore Richard Allen posts eight stops
Photos By Parker Waters
Career Notes: Two-year letterman has played in 23 games with four career starts at wide receiver…has hauled in 13 career receptions for 156 yards (12.0 avg.) and two scores while returning six kickoffs for 153 yards (25.5 avg.) on special teams…a three-year letterman on Tulane’s track and field team, becoming the only male track and field student-athlete in school history to participate in three-consecutive NCAA Regionals…captured the 2015 American Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship in the long jump (7.45 meters) while also becoming the first Tulane male track and field student-athlete to qualify for the NCAA National Championships after posting a mark of 7.56 meters during the NCAA East Regionals…notched a 7.44 meter jump at the NCAA National Championships in the long jump to earn Honorable Mention All-American status…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 4 x 100 meter 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 4 x 100 meter relay team finish eight at the C-USA Championship and placed sixth individually in the long jump with a season-best 7.45 meters…finished 33rd at the 2014 NCAA East Regional in the long jump with a leap of 7.08 meters…will open fall practice No. 2 on the depth chart at wide receiver.
2014: Played in 12 games with two starts as a redshirt-sophomore…hauled in seven catches for 55 yards (7.9 avg.) on offense while returning two kickoffs for 36 yards (18.0 avg.) and posting four tackles (3 solo, 1 assist) on special teams…averaged 8.8 all-purpose yards per game…third on the team in special teams tackles with four (3 solo, 1 assist)…had an eight-yard catch and recorded both of his kick returns to go with a pair of solo special teams stops vs Memphis (11/5)…also hauled in one pass on five other occasions: for 13 yards at Tulsa (9/28), for 10 yards vs Southeastern Louisiana (9/13), for five yards at UCF (10/18), for two yards vs Cincinnati (10/31) and for one yard at East Carolina on (11/22)…notched a solo tackle on special teams vs Temple (10/6).
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...majoring in public relations.
Breaux's Career Offensive Statistics