Student-athletes maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better
Green Wave Sign 16 Players on 2012 National Signing Day
11 Louisianians, including 9 area natives, highlight class; Wave add 10 on offense, 5 on defense and 1 athlete
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.