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Brant Hocke
Brant Hocke


New Orleans, La.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 190

Running Back



2002 (through regular season): Saw extensive action on special teams for the Green Wave in his senior season. Played on nearly every Tulane special teams, serving as a gunner on the punt coverage team and on kickoff coverage. Returned five kickoffs for 79 yards early in the season. Made seven tackles on special teams, including five solo stops. Also a back-up running back.

2001: Saw action in the first four games of the year, but missed the remainder of the season due to injury. Had four carries against BYU (8/25) for three yards. Returned five kicks against both BYU and LSU (9/1). Tallied 123 return yards against the Cougars, including a career-best 56-yard return.

2000: Played in all 11 games, including starts in the first three. Rushed for 232 yards and a team-best three touchdowns. Also tallied nine catches for 71 yards. Put together a career-best day at UL-Lafayette (10/7) with 17 carries for 91 yards and a touchdown. Also rushed for touchdowns against Cincinnati (9/30) and Houston (11/4). Had a career-long run of 34 yards against Lafayette. Snagged a pass for a career-high 22 yards against Southern Miss (10/14).

1999: Played in eight games, including making his first career start against Memphis (10/30). Rushed the ball 41 times for 167 yards. Long play was a 30-yard gain against Memphis. Caught two passes for a total of eight yards.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 1998 graduate of Jesuit High School, where he lettered in football and track. Set the school touchdown record with 22 as a junior and then set the school rushing record with 1,700 yards as a senior. A two-time all-city and all-district selection. Helped his team to the state semifinals as a junior and senior.

PERSONAL: Brant Josef Hocke. Born March 9, 1980 in New Orleans. The son of Ben Hocke and Elise Legrand. Has three younger brothers and a younger sister. Majoring in accounting and finance.

Hocke's Career Rushing Stats

Year G-GS Rushes Yards Avg. TD LP/Opp
1999 8-1 41 167 4.1 0 30/Memphis
2000 11-3 64 254 3.6 3 34/ULL
2001 4-0 4 3 0.8 0 6/BYU
Career 23-4 109 424 3.9 3 34/ULL