Green Wave set to return 23 lettermen which started games in 2014, including four of five offensive linemen
Tyler Gilbert posts 4.0 tackles for loss and Lorenzo Doss picks off a pass in the loss
Green Wave defense tallies a season-best 12.0 tackles for loss and forces a pair of turnovers in the loss
Redshirt-freshman corner one of three Green Wave football standouts to claim honor after win at Houston
The Green Wave defense posts four turnovers; Lee tosses three touchdowns, Nickerson grabs two interceptions
Photos By Parker Waters
Tulane vs. Temple - Dec. 6, 2014 - Yulman Stadium Senior Day
Tulane vs. Cincinnati - Yulman Stadium - Oct. 31, 2014 Halloween Night!
2014: Played in 12 games with a pair of starts as a true freshman…rushed 97 times for 452 yards (4.7 avg.) and three scores while hauling in 30 passes for 244 yards (8.1 avg.) for a touchdown on offense in addition to returning 17 kickoffs for 260 yards (15.3 avg.)…also logged two tackles (1 solo, 1 assist)…paced the squad with an average of 79.7 all-purpose yards per game…ranked third on the team in carries (97), yards rushed (452) and yards rushing per game (37.7 avg.) while also ranking third in receptions (30)…had season highs of 192 all-purpose yards and 107 receiving yards while scoring a pair of touchdowns (1 rushing, 1 receiving), running 25 times for 85 yards and catching five passes at Houston (11/8), earning American Athletic Conference Player of the Week Honorable Mention and College Sports Madness AAC Offensive Player of the Week honors…ran for a season-high 123 yards on 11 carries and hauled in two passes for eight yards vs Cincinnati (10/31)…logged 15 carries for 65 yards and a touchdown and pulled down a season-best six passes (for 12 yards) vs Memphis on Nov. 15…hauled in six receptions for a season-best 40 yards while running for five times at East Carolina (11/22)…added 30 yards and a touchdown on six carries at Duke (9/20)…pulled in three passes for 31 yards while running eight times for 25 yards vs Georgia Tech (9/6)…ran four times for 43 yards and recorded four receptions for 31 yards vs Temple (12/6).
High School: Four-year letterman at Scotlandville High for coaches Eric Randal and Richard Oliver...rated a three-star recruit by 247Sports.com while garnering two-star status from Rivals.com and Scout.com...received an 84 rating, listed as the No. 43 recruit in the state and ranked the No. 111 athlete in the nation by 247Sports.com...helped lead the Hornets to a combined 26-13 overall record with three trips to the state playoffs...claimed all-district honors all four years as a prepster, including first-team distinction as a sophomore, junior and senior...named first-team all-metro his final two seasons and claimed honorable-mention recognition as a sophomore...claimed honorable-mention all-state as a senior after running for 978 yards and 16 touchdowns...added 1,096 rushing yards and 19 scores as a junior...off the field, was a member of the A/B Honor Roll.
Personal: Born Dontrell Hilliard on Feb. 26, 1995, in Baton Rouge, La...son of Abe Watson and Rhonda Hilliard...has one brother, Donell, and two sisters: Abriana and Dorthy...proposed major is finance...chose Tulane over Oklahoma State.
Hilliard's Career Offensive Statistics
Hiilliard's Career Return Statistics