Green Wave become bowl eligible for first time since 2002; improve to 6-2 overall and 4-0 in C-USA
Santos ties record with five field goals, including a 42-yard game winner as the Wave improve to 3-0 in C-USA
Green Wave earn Homecoming victory to improve to 4-2 on the year and 2-0 in Conference USA play
Green Wave score 17-straight second-half points to improve to 2-1 on the young season
Ryan Grant posts career highs with 14 catches for 187 yards; Nick Montana tosses three scoring strikes
Tulane vs. UTEP - Nov. 23, 2013 - Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Tulane vs. Tulsa - Oct. 26, 2013 - Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Tulane vs. UAB on Oct. 27, 2012 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Career Notes: Three-year letterman has caught 119 passes for 1730 yards (14.5 avg.) and 12 touchdowns while running five times for three yards during his career...played in 34 games with 19 starts...in Tulane career history, ranks sixth in 100-yard receiving games (9), eighth in yards per catch (14.54), 11th in receiving yards (1,730) and 13th in touchdown catches (12)...his 1,149 receiving yards and 76 catches in 2012 ranks third and fifth in single-season history, respectively...has at least one reception in each of the last 20 games he has played in...enters fall practice atop the depth chart at one of the wide receiver positions.
2012: Started all 12 games as a redshirt-junior...named first-team All-Conference USA by the league office and Phil Steele Publications as well as second-team All-Louisiana after leading the team in receptions (76), receiving and all-purpose yards (1,149) and touchdown grabs (6) while ranking second in points scored (36)...led C-USA in receiving yards per game (95.75) while sitting third in receptions per game (6.33) and 11th in all-purpose yards per game (95.75)...ranked 16th nationally in receiving yards per outing and tied for 27th in receptions per contest...tallied double-digit catch contests in each of the final three games, including a career-best 13 - which is tied for the fourth-most in Tulane single-game history - for 108 yards at Houston (11/24)...pulled down 11 passes for 113 yards and a score at Memphis (11/10) and hauled in 10 catches for 94 yards vs East Carolina (11/17)...posted 100-plus receiving yards seven times, including a career-high 184 while tying a career-best with two touchdowns on six grabs vs UAB (10/27)...had 176 yards on five catches - including a season-long 68-yard grab - vs Rice (11/3), 115 yards and a score on six catches at UTEP (10/20), 110 yards on six catches vs Rutgers (9/1) and 109 yards and a touchdown at Tulsa (9/8)...off the field, was a member of Tulane's 3.0 Club.
2011: Started one game as a junior...lone catch was a 27-yard touchdown in the season-opener vs Southeastern Louisiana (9/3)...was a member of the Preseason Biletnikoff Award Watchlist but suffered a season-ending injury against the Lions and received a medical redshirt.
2010: Saw action in all 12 games with six starts as a sophomore...ranked second on the team in receiving yards (515), tied for second in scoring grabs (4) and fourth in catches (33)...finished 21st in Conference USA in receiving yards per game (42.9)...posted multiple-catch contests in each of the final seven games of the year, including a season-best 140 yards and a career-high two touchdowns on three catches vs Rice (11/13), including a career-long, game-winning 73-yard scoring reception with 1:46 left to play...had a 128 receiving yards and a touchdown on six catches at Tulsa (10/16)...snared a season-best eight passes for 68 yards and a score at Marshall (11/27)...over the final seven games, averaged 16.3 yards per reception while tallying marks of 4.3 catches and 69.9 yards per contest.
2009: Played in nine games as a true freshman...finished tied for third on the team in touchdown receptions (1), fifth in catches (9) and tied for 11th in receiving yards (39)...had a season-best five grabs for 14 yards vs BYU (9/12)...also had single receptions vs Tulsa (9/4), vs Marshall (10/10), vs UTEP (11/7) and at UCF (11/21)...his grab against UTEP was good for a seven-yard score to help spark a 45-38 come-from-behind overtime win over the Miners.
High School: Three-year letterman at West Brook High for coach Craig Stump...named two-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com...helped the Bruins go a combined 27-8 as a prepster, win the District 21-5A title as a senior and advance to the state playoffs all three years...named first-team all-district and to the Super Gold Team as a senior after hauling in 42 receptions for 717 yards and seven touchdowns...as a junior, caught 41 passes for 658 yards and four scores...off the field, was a member of the A/B Honor Roll and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.
Personal: Born Ryan Joseph Grant on Dec. 19, 1990, in Beaumont, Texas...son of Reginal Grant, Sr., and Greta Roberts...has one brother, Reginald, Jr...majoring in business management.
Grant's Career Offensive Statistics