Green Wave set to return 23 lettermen which started games in 2014, including four of five offensive linemen
Offense rolls up 337 yards while the defense posted 2.0 sacks among 8.0 tackles for loss with 2 interceptions
Tyler Gilbert posts 4.0 tackles for loss and Lorenzo Doss picks off a pass in the loss
Green Wave defense tallies a season-best 12.0 tackles for loss and forces a pair of turnovers in the loss
Hilliard runs for a season-high 123 yards, Lee ties school freshman touchdown pass record in the loss
Photos By Parker Waters
Tulane vs. Memphis - Homecoming - Nov. 15, 2014 - Yulman Stadium
Tulane vs. Cincinnati - Yulman Stadium - Oct. 31, 2014 Halloween Night!
Tulane vs. UConn on Oct. 11, 2014 at Yulman Stadium. The Green Wave's first American Athletic Conference game at home.
Tulane at Rutgers - Sept. 27, 2014 - High Point Solutions Stadium
Career Notes: Two-year letterman has rushed 131 times for 601 yards (4.6 avg.) and four touchdowns while catching two passes for 35 yards (17.5 avg.) in 19 games with three starts…will open fall practice atop the depth chart at fullback.
2014: Played in 11 games with three starts as a redshirt-sophomore…rushed 109 times for 533 yards (4.9 avg.) for four touchdowns while recording one catch for four yards…second on the team, ninth in The American in rushing yards per game (48.5)…second on the team, 12th in The American n total rushing yards (533)…third on the team in all-purpose yards per game (48.8)…tallied a career-high 124 rushing yards and a score on 19 carries while hauling in a four-yard pass at Duke (9/20)…posted 73 yards on 12 carries vs UConn (10/11)…ran 12 times for 70 yards vs Memphis (11/15)…added 63 yards and a score on 12 carries at UCF (10/18)…also rushed for 63 yards on 11 carries and a season-long 48 yard carry vs Temple (12/6)…posted 39 yards and a touchdown on nine carries vs Cincinnati (10/31)…had 30 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries vs Southeastern Louisiana (9/13).
2013: Played in eight games as a redshirt-freshman...finished fifth on the team in rushing attempts (22) and rushing yards (68) while hauling in one pass for 31 yards...had a season-best 22 yards on five carries, including a season-long 16-yard jaunt, vs East Carolina (10/12)...ran seven times for 19 yards vs Jackson State (8/29)...lone catch of the season came at Louisiana Tech (9/12).
2012: Did not play as a true freshman...redshirted the season...off the field, was a member of Tulane's 3.0 Club.
High School: Three-year letterman at St. Charles Catholic for coach Frank Monica...rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com while garnering two-star recognition from Scout.com, ESPN.com and 247Sports.com...listed as No. 107 running back nationally by 247Sports.com, No. 114 by ESPN.com and No. 183 by Scout.com...tabbed No. 59 recruit in Louisiana by ESPN.com and No. 69 in the state by 247Sports.com...received a 77 Sports Rating from 247Sports.com and a 74 Scout Grade from ESPN.com...helped lead the Comets to a combined 40-4 record with three playoff appearances, including a 15-0 season to go along with a District 7-3A and a state championship as a senior...ran for 1,583 yards and 18 carries on 161 carries as a senior en route to earning first-team all-state, all-metro, all-district and Clarion Herald Catholic Elite Team honors...named second-team all-district as a junior after running for over 400 yards and eight touchdowns...also lettered once in track and field and in powerlifting, where he finished second in the state as a junior...off the field, was a member of the Beta Club
Personal: Born Lazedrick Rainelius Jondexter Thompson on May 24, 1994, in Harvey, Ill...son of Larry and Pearl Thompson...has one brother, Ezekiel, who played football at Trinity...majoring in business management.
Thompson's Career Offensive Statistics