Mackey named to first team; Moses, Darkwa tabbed to second team; Pierce named All-Frosh
Green Wave to honor its 13-member senior class during a pre-game ceremony
Career Notes: Four-year letterman and two-year starter appeared in 44 games with 33 starts for his career...helped Tulane running backs surpass the 100-yard plateau a combined 10 times.
2011: Started all 13 games as a senior - 10 at left tackle and three at left guard...named honorable-mention All-Conference USA after helping the offense average 126.3 rushing and 214.0 passing yards per game...helped the team run for a season-high 262 yards at UAB (9/17)...blocked for a pair of 300-yard passing efforts, including a season-best 377 at Memphis (10/22)...paved the way for a pair of 100-yard rushing efforts by teammate Orleans Darkwa...off the field, was a member of Tulane's 3.0 Club.
2010: Saw action in all 12 games as a junior, including nine starts at left guard and one at right tackle...helped the offense average 127.5 rushing and 245.8 passing yards per game...helped pave the way for a pair of 200-yard team rushing performances, including a season-best 270-yard effort vs SMU (10/30)...pass blocking helped the Wave throw for 300-plus yards three times, including a 446-yard performance at Tulsa (10/16) - the fourth-most yards through the air in team history...was instrumental in assisting teammate Orleans Darkwa set a Tulane freshman record with 925 rushing yards and surpass the 100-yard mark five times...off the field, was a member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.
2009: Played in 11 games as a sophomore, including nine starts at left guard...helped the team average 90.0 rushing yards and 209.1 passing yards in games he started...helped pave the way for teammate André Anderson to post a 1,000-yard rushing season and surpass the 100-yard rushing mark on three occasions.
2008: Saw action in eight games as a true freshman, including starts at left guard over the final five games of the season...as a starter, helped the team average 249.2 yards of total offense per game (69.8 rushing, 179.4 passing)...made collegiate debut at Alabama (9/6) and made first start at LSU (11/1)...off the field, was a member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.
High School: Three-year letterman at Blessed Trinity Catholic where he saw time along the offensive and defensive lines for coach Ricky Turner...rated No. 74 offensive guard by Scout.com...helped lead the Titans to a regional championship as a sophomore...posted 92 pancake blocks during his prep career, grading out at 92 percent as a senior, 92.7 percent as a junior and 82 percent as a sophomore...earned first-team all-district honors all three prep seasons...as a senior, claimed All-Northside honors from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, first-team all-county by Score Magazine, the Roswell News Super 7, and was selected to start at guard in the GACA North-South All-Star Game...named first-team All-North Fulton County as a junior...also earned three varsity letters in wrestling - where he won the area championship in 2007 - and two in track and field where he threw the shot put...off the field, was a member of the Student Council, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Mu Alpha Theta and the symphonic band.
Personal: Born Harris Kennedy Howard on March 3, 1990, in Atlanta, Ga...son of William and the late Dara Howard...has one brother, Jack, and one sister, Olivia...graduated in May 2012 with a degree in environmental biology.