Xavier Rush


Terry, Miss.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 202

Wide Receiver




Xavier Rush


Football Defeats Louisiana Tech In C-USA Opener, 24-15

Green Wave score 17-straight second-half points to improve to 2-1 on the young season


Comeback Falls Short As Football Drops 41-39 Decision To South Alabama

Ryan Grant posts career highs with 14 catches for 187 yards; Nick Montana tosses three scoring strikes


Football Focuses On Situationals During Tuesday's Practice

Green Wave go through goal-line, Hail Mary and two-minute drills in morning session in Superdome


Football Preseason Camp Continues With Single Session

Green Wave hold single session on Tuesday morning in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome


Football Holds 51-Play Scrimmage In Day 8 Of Preseason Camp

Green Wave force three fumbles, pick off pair of passes in afternoon session at Saints Facility


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: Two-year letterman has 67 catches for 858 yards (12.8 avg.) and eight touchdowns during his career...has played in 25 games with six starts...enters fall practice second on the depth chart at one of the wide receiver positions...also a member of Tulane's track and field team.

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) 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 and received a scout grade of 45 from 92 passes for 1,622 yards and 13 touchdowns for his 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 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
Career 25-6 0 0 0.0 0 0 67 858 12.8 8 62


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