82 -
Xavier Rush
Xavier  Rush


Terry, Miss.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 202

Wide Receiver





Football Holds Annual Pro Day On Thursday At Saints Facility

11 members of the 2014 Green Wave squad go through drills in hopes of playing at the next level


Defense Lifts Football To 12-3 American Win Over UConn

Green Wave tally 4.0 sacks among 10.0 tackles for loss, three turnovers and a safety in the victory


Football Returns To American Action On Saturday vs UConn

Green Wave to play host to Huskies at 7 p.m. in Yulman Stadium; game to be televised nationally on ESPNews


Football To Play Scarlet Knights Of Rutgers On Saturday

Green Wave look to improve on 1-3 overall record, game to be broadcast nationally on ESPNews


Football Looks To Even Record On Saturday At Duke

Green Wave to square off against Blue Devils at 11:30 a.m., game to be broadcast nationally on ESPN3


Tulane vs. Georgia Tech - Inaugural game at Yulman Stadium - Sept. 6, 2014

Tulane vs. Georgia Tech in the inaugural game in Yulman Stadium. The Green Wave's first game on campus in 40 years.


Tulane vs. Tulsa - Oct. 26, 2013

Tulane vs. Tulsa - Oct. 26, 2013 - Mercedes-Benz Superdome


Tulane vs. UAB- Oct. 27, 2012

Tulane vs. UAB on Oct. 27, 2012 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.


Football vs. Memphis (10-22-2011)

The Green Wave lost 33-17 to the Memphis Tigers on October 22nd, 2011 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.


Football vs. UTEP (10/15/2011)

The Green Wave dropped their Conference USA contest against UTEP, 44-7, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Oct. 15, 2011.

Career Notes: Four-year letterman has 99 catches for 1,349 yards (13.6 avg.) and 12 touchdowns to go with a pair of solo tackles for his career...played in 45 games with 13 starts...was also a two-year member of Tulane's track and field team...ranks 14th in Tulane career history in touchdown grabs (12) and tied for 17th in 100-yard receiving games (2).

2014 Played in seven games with three starts but missed the final five games after suffering a season-ending injury...hauled in 15 receptions for 295 yards (19.7 avg.) and three touchdowns...produced three of the longest touchdown receptions of the year with scoring strikes of 74 yards vs. Southeastern Louisiana, 61 yards vs. Georgia Tech and 60 yards at Tulsa...finished with a season-high three receptions on three occasions, including at Tulsa, at Duke and vs. UConn...posted a season high with 84 receiving yards on two receptions vs. Southeastern Louisiana.

2013: Played in all 13 games with four starts at wide receiver as a junior...finished third on the team in receiving yards (196), tied for fourth in touchdown grabs (1) and fifth in receptions (17)...pulled down a season-high four passes for 36 yards vs North Texas (10/5)...had three catches twice: for 34 yards against South Alabama (9/7) and for 13 yards vs East Carolina (10/12)...caught two passes for 18 yards against Tulsa (10/26) and for 34 yards at UTSA (11/9)...hauled in a 38-yard touchdown grab at Louisiana Tech (9/12)...added two additional one-catch contests: for nine yards at FAU (11/2) and for 14 yards at Rice (11/30).

2012: Saw action in all 12 games with a pair of starts as a sophomore...ranked second on the team in receiving yards (520), tied for second in touchdown catches (5), third in receptions (43), tied for third in points scored (30) and fourth in all-purpose yards (520)...finished 24th in Conference USA in catches per game (3.58)...posted nine multiple-catch outings, including a career-best eight grabs for season-high 126 yards while tying a career-high with two touchdown receptions vs UAB (10/27)...pulled down six passes twice: for 81 yards and a score at Houston (11/24), and for 45 yards at UTEP (10/20)...had five catches for 96 yards, including a career-long 62-yarder that went for a touchdown, vs Rice (11/3)...also had a touchdown reception vs East Carolina (11/17)...had at least two catches in each of the final eight games, and averaged 5.7 catches for 70.7 yards over the last six contests.

2011: Played in all 13 games with four starts as a true freshman...finished second on the team in touchdown grabs (3) while sitting third in receiving yards (338), fourth in points scored (18) and fifth in catches (24)...hauled in a season-high six passes twice: for 41 yards vs Memphis (10/22) and for 52 yards at SMU (11/5)...had a career-best 135 yards - including a season-long 60-yard touchdown grab among a pair of scores - on four receptions vs Syracuse (10/8)...also scored a touchdown on a seven-yard grab at Rice (11/19)...recorded first career reception at UAB (9/17)...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 Terry High for coach Paul Anderson...rated a two-star recruit by Rivals.com and received a scout grade of 45 from ESPN.com...caught 92 passes for 1,622 yards and 13 touchdowns for his career...as a senior, named first-team All-District 3-6A and all-metro while claiming honorable-mention all-state recognition after hauling in 51 passes for 836 yards and eight scores...also earned three letters in basketball and baseball...off the field, was a member of the NASA INSPIRE program and served an internship with STEM each summer.

Personal: Born Xavier Jamal Rush on Dec. 30, 1992, in Stillwater, Okla...son of Charles and Pamela Rush...has one brother, Jamian, and one sister, Bonnae...majoring in neuroscience.

Rush's Career Offensive Statistics

Year GP-GS Rush Yds Avg. TD Long Rec Yds Avg. TD Long
2011 13-4 0 0 0.0 0 0 24 338 14.1 3 60
2012 12-2 0 0 0.0 0 0 43 520 12.1 5 62
2013 13-4 0 0 0.0 0 0 17 196 11.5 1 38
2014 7-3 0 0 0.0 0 0 15 295 19.7 3 74
Career 45-13 0 0 0.0 0 0 99 1349 13.6 12 74