Green Wave set to return 23 lettermen which started games in 2014, including four of five offensive linemen
Green Wave to close out week two of off-season practice with a Saturday session from 9-11 a.m.
Green Wave to close out week one of off-season drills on Saturday from 8-10 a.m.
Green Wave conducts a 19-period practice at the Saints Indoor Facility
Student-athletes maintained a grade point average of 3.0 or better
Photos By Parker Waters
Career Notes: Two-year letterman has played in 25 games with 24 starts on the offensive line…owns one solo tackle in his career…will open fall practice atop the depth chart at center.
2014: Started all 12 games as a redshirt-sophomore…helped the offense average 346.8 yards per game (145.5 rushing, 201.25 passing) as a starter on the offensive line…paved the way for 516 total yards (254 rushing, 262 passing) in the season-opener at Tulsa (8/28)…blocked for one 300-yard game through the air on the season at East Carolina (11/22).
2013: Played in all 13 games with 12 starts at left guard as a redshirt-freshman...helped the team average 296.3 yards per game (113.5 rushing, 182.8 passing) as a starter...blocked for a 372 total-yard effort, including a season-high 327 passing yards, vs South Alabama (9/7)...paved the way for a 253-yard rushing performance at ULM (9/28)...off the field, was a member of Tulane's 3.0 Club.
2012: Did not play as a true freshman...redshirted the season...off the field, was a member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.
High School: Four-year letterman at Plant High for coach Robert Weiner...rated a two-star recruit by Rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPN.com...tabbed No. 165 offensive tackle nationally and No. 271 recruit in the state while receiving a 73 Scout Grade from ESPN.com...helped lead the Panthers to a combined 53-6 record, four consecutive league titles and 8A state championships as a freshman, sophomore and senior...earned first-team all-state, All-Hillsborough County and All-Suncoast honors as a senior...also lettered once in track and field...off the field, was a four-year member of the Honor Roll.
Personal: Born Nathan Thor Shienle on Feb. 27, 1994, in Fayetteville, N.C...son of Duke and Rebecca Shienle...has one brother, Eric, and one sister, Rachel...majoring in physics.