Green Wave to square off against fellow American newcomer at 7 p.m. on CBS Sports Network
Defense shines as Green Wave go 64 snaps at the New Orleans Saints Indoor Practice Facility
Entering his third year at the helm of the program, head coach Curtis Johnson previews the 2014 season
High School: Four-year letterman at Donaldsonville High where he played quarterback, wide receiver, cornerback and kick returner for coaches Benny Guilbeaux and Terence Williams...rated a three-star recruit by 247Sports.com while garnering two-star status from Rivals.com and Scout.com...received an 85 rating, listed as the No. 35 recruit in the state and ranked the No. 77 athlete in the nation by 247Sports.com...helped lead the Tigers to a combined 21 wins and three trips to the playoffs...named first-team All-District 9-3A as a kick returner and second-team all-district honors as a wide receiver and defensive back as a senior...selected to participate in the 2013 LHSAA All-Star Game as a member of Team West...as a junior, completed 170-of-308 passes for 1,742 yards and 11 touchdowns while running 133 times for 567 yards and three scores...as a sophomore, completed 12-of-25 passes for 141 yards and a touchdown, hauled in 72 passes for 1,118 yards and 7 scores and ran for a touchdown on offense while posting 40 tackles (28 solo, 12 assists) one forced fumble and a fumble recovery on defense...as a freshman, completed 3-of-5 passes for 36 yards and two touchdowns, ran 26 times for 106 yards and two touchdowns, and caught 24 passes for 337 yards and three scores on offense while recording five tackles (2 solo, 3 assists) on defense.
Personal: Born Leondre James on Dec. 21, 1994, in Donaldsonville, La...son of Ronnie and Yvonne Simon...undecided on major...chose Tulane over Southern Miss.