Defense shines as Green Wave go 64 snaps at the New Orleans Saints Indoor Practice Facility
Quarterback Tanner Lee throws for 139 yards, two scores; Sophomore Richard Allen posts eight stops
Entering his third year at the helm of the program, head coach Curtis Johnson previews the 2014 season
Green Wave conducts a 19-period practice at the Saints Indoor Facility
Green Wave cap action with two-and-a-half hour, 20-period practice at Saints Facility
Tulane vs. ULL - R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl - Mercendes-Benz Superdome - Dec. 21, 2013
Tulane vs. Tulsa - Oct. 26, 2013 - Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Career Notes: Two-year letterman has completed 90-of-167 passes (.539) for 838 yards, six touchdowns and eight interceptions for his career...played in 10 games with three starts...enters fall practice in a battle for the starting position under center.
2013: Saw action in eight games with a pair of starts as a sophomore...finished second on the team in pass attempts (110), completions (60), passing yards (681) and touchdown passes (5) while ranking third in yards of total offense (668)...named Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week after posting career highs with 23 completions on 39 attempts (.589) for 224 yards and two touchdowns vs East Carolina (10/12)...added a 223-yard performance on 10-of-21 passing vs Louisiana-Lafayette in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl (12/21)...completed 17-of-29 passes (.586) for 164 yards and two touchdowns vs Tulsa (10/26)...added a 4-of-6 performance (.667) for 34 yards and a score vs UTEP (11/23).
2012: Played in two games with one start as a true freshman...missed the final nine games after suffering an ankle injury and received a medical redshirt...finished third on the team in pass attempts (57), completions (30), passing yards (255) and touchdown passes (1) while sitting fifth in yards of total offense (211)...posted season highs across the board when he completed 22-of-41 passes for 145 yards in a start vs Ole Miss (9/22)...made collegiate debut at Tulsa (9/8) when he completed 8-of-16 passes for 110 yards and a touchdown...off the field, was a member of Tulane's 3.0 Club.
High School: Four-year letterman at O. Perry Walker High for coach Emanuel Powell...rated a 2-star recruit by Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247Sports.com...tabbed No. 34 dual-threat quarterback in the nation and No. 67 recruit in Louisiana by 247Sports.com...received a 77 Sports Rating from 247Sports.com and a 45 Scout Grade from ESPN.com...helped lead the Chargers to a combined 25-18 record with three playoff appearances as a prepster...for his career, completed 211-of-442 passes for 3,048 yards and 22 touchdowns while running for 122 yards and five scores...as a senior, earned honorable-mention all-state and first-team All-District 9-4A honors after passing for 1,195 yards and nine touchdowns while running for 133 yards and two scores...claimed all-district recognition as a junior after completing 121-of-211 passes for 2,104 yards and 17 scores as a junior.
Personal: Born Devin Jarvis Powell on Dec. 22, 1992, in New Orleans, La...son of Aubrey and Barbara Powell...has one sister, Donya Smith...majoring in health and wellness.
Powell's Career Passing Stats