Green Wave set to return 23 lettermen which started games in 2014, including four of five offensive linemen
Green Wave to close out week two of off-season practice with a Saturday session from 9-11 a.m.
Green Wave to close out week one of off-season drills on Saturday from 8-10 a.m.
Career Notes: Two-year letterman has played in 16 career games with 12 starts…will open fall practice atop the depth chart at left guard.
2014: Started all 12 games as a redshirt-sophomore…helped the offense average 346.8 yards per game (145.5 rushing, 201.25 passing) as a starter on the offensive line…paved the way for 516 total yards (254 rushing, 262 passing) in the season-opener at Tulsa (8/28)…blocked for one 300-yard game through the air on the season at East Carolina (11/22).
2013: Played in four games as a redshirt-freshman...made collegiate debut at FAU (11/2) and also saw action vs UTEP (11/23), at Rice (11/30) and vs Louisiana-Lafayette in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl (12/21).
2012: Did not play as a true freshman...redshirted the season...off the field, was named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.
High School: Three-year letterman at New Braunfels High for coach Chuck Caniford...rated a two-star recruit by Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247Sports.com...tabbed the No. 142 offensive tackle in the country by Scout.com and the No. 157 tackle nationally by 247Sports.com...listed as the No. 315 recruit in Texas by 247Sports.com...received a 77 Sports Rating from 247Sports.com and a 45 Scout Grade from ESPN.com...helped lead the Unicorns to a combined 22-15 record and three playoff appearances, including an 11-4 showing and a trip to the state championship game as a sophomore...as a senior, named second-team all-state, first-team All-District 25-5A, first-team all-area after posting 116 knockdown blocks...also lettered once in track and field...off the field, was named second-team Academic All-State and first-team Academic All-District.
Personal: Born Colton James Hanson on April 14, 1990, in Lufkin, Texas...son of James and Wendy Hanson...has one brother, Dillon...undecided on major.