Mandelbaum and Doss named Female and Male Athletes of the Year, Schelske and Schmidt earned Female and Male Scholar Athletes of the Year Honors and Magee and Walker receive the James W. Wilson, Jr. Award
NFL Network, NFL.com will provide live coverage beginning on Sat., Feb. 22
Green Wave become bowl eligible for first time since 2002; improve to 6-2 overall and 4-0 in C-USA
Santos ties record with five field goals, including a 42-yard game winner as the Wave improve to 3-0 in C-USA
Tulane vs. Louisiana-Lafayette, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013
Tulane vs. ULL - R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl - Mercendes-Benz Superdome - Dec. 21, 2013
Tulane vs. UTEP - Nov. 23, 2013 - Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Tulane vs. Tulsa - Oct. 26, 2013 - Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Tulane vs. UAB on Oct. 27, 2012 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Career Notes: Four-year letterman caught 196 passes for 2,769 yards (14.1 avg) and 21 touchdowns while running five times for three yards to go with three solo tackles during his career...played in 47 games with 31 starts...completed his Tulane career ranked tied for third in school history in 100-yard receiving games (12), fifth in both receptions (196) and receiving yards (2,769), and tied for sixth in touchdown receptions...in Green Wave single-season history, sits No. 3 and No. 10 in receiving yards (1,149 in 2012 and 1,039 in 2013), tied for fourth and fifth in receptions (77 in 2013 and 76 in 2012), and tied for 10th in receiving touchdowns (9 in 2013)...had at least one catch in each of the last 33 games he played in and multiple-catch outings in his last 19 collegiate contests....selected by the Washington Redskins in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL Draft.
2013: Saw action in all 13 games with 12 starts as a senior...named first-team All-Conference USA by the league coaches and media members while being tabbed second-team all-conference by College Sports Madness and second-team All-Louisiana after leading the team in receptions (77), receiving yards (1,039), touchdown grabs (9) and all-purpose yards (1,039) while ranking third in points scored (54)...finished third in C-USA in receptions per game (5.9), scoring receptions, and receiving yards, fourth in receiving yards per game (79.9) and 17th in all-purpose yards per game (79.92)...ranked 30th nationally in touchdown catches, 35th in receiving yards, 38th in receptions per game and 50th in receiving yards per game...had career highs with 14 catches (4th-most in Tulane history) and 187 yards (10th most in Tulane history) and a pair of touchdowns vs South Alabama (9/7)...added another two-score day to go with eight catches for 104 yards vs UTEP on (11/23)...pulled down seven passes on five occasions: for 79 yards and a touchdown at Louisiana Tech (9/12), for 70 yards at Syracuse (9/21), for 60 yards vs North Texas (10/5), for 89 yards and a touchdown against Tulsa (10/26) and for 113 yards vs Louisiana-Lafayette in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl (12/21)...hauled in six passes for 90 yards and two touchdowns vs East Carolina (10/12)...snared four passes for 37 yards at FAU (11/2)...caught three passes for 82 yards against Jackson State (8/29) and for 40 yards at UTSA (11/9)...had two grabs twice: for 43 yards and a touchdown at ULM (9/28) and for 45 yards at Rice (11/30)...invited to participate in the 2014 Senior Bowl.
2012: Started all 12 games as a redshirt-junior...named first-team All-Conference USA by the league office and Phil Steele Publications as well as second-team All-Louisiana after leading the team in receptions (76), receiving and all-purpose yards (1,149) and touchdown grabs (6) while ranking second in points scored (36)...led C-USA in receiving yards per game (95.75) while sitting third in receptions per game (6.33) and 11th in all-purpose yards per game (95.75)...ranked 16th nationally in receiving yards per outing and tied for 27th in receptions per contest...tallied double-digit catch contests in each of the final three games, including a season-best 13 - which is tied for the fifth-most in Tulane single-game history - for 108 yards at Houston (11/24)...pulled down 11 passes for 113 yards and a score at Memphis (11/10) and hauled in 10 catches for 94 yards vs East Carolina (11/17)...posted 100-plus receiving yards seven times, including a season-high 184 while tying a career-best with two touchdowns on six grabs vs UAB (10/27)...had 176 yards on five catches - including a season-long 68-yard grab - vs Rice (11/3), 115 yards and a score on six catches at UTEP (10/20), 110 yards on six catches vs Rutgers (9/1) and 109 yards and a touchdown at Tulsa (9/8)...off the field, was a member of Tulane's 3.0 Club.
2011: Started one game as a junior...lone catch was a 27-yard touchdown in the season-opener vs Southeastern Louisiana (9/3)...was a member of the Preseason Biletnikoff Award Watchlist but suffered a season-ending injury against the Lions and received a medical redshirt.
2010: Saw action in all 12 games with six starts as a sophomore...ranked second on the team in receiving yards (515), tied for second in scoring grabs (4) and fourth in catches (33)...finished 21st in Conference USA in receiving yards per game (42.9)...posted multiple-catch contests in each of the final seven games of the year, including a season-best 140 yards and a career-high two touchdowns on three catches vs Rice (11/13), including a career-long, game-winning 73-yard scoring reception with 1:46 left to play...had a 128 receiving yards and a touchdown on six catches at Tulsa (10/16)...snared a season-best eight passes for 68 yards and a score at Marshall (11/27)...over the final seven games, averaged 16.3 yards per reception while tallying marks of 4.3 catches and 69.9 yards per contest.
2009: Played in nine games as a true freshman...finished tied for third on the team in touchdown receptions (1), fifth in catches (9) and tied for 11th in receiving yards (39)...had a season-best five grabs for 14 yards vs BYU (9/12)...also had single receptions vs Tulsa (9/4), vs Marshall (10/10), vs UTEP (11/7) and at UCF (11/21)...his grab against UTEP was good for a seven-yard score to help spark a 45-38 come-from-behind overtime win over the Miners.
High School: Three-year letterman at West Brook High for coach Craig Stump...named two-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com...helped the Bruins go a combined 27-8 as a prepster, win the District 21-5A title as a senior and advance to the state playoffs all three years...named first-team all-district and to the Super Gold Team as a senior after hauling in 42 receptions for 717 yards and seven touchdowns...as a junior, caught 41 passes for 658 yards and four scores...off the field, was a member of the A/B Honor Roll and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.
Personal: Born Ryan Joseph Grant on Dec. 19, 1990, in Beaumont, Texas...son of Reginal Grant, Sr., and Greta Roberts...has one brother, Reginald, Jr...majoring in business management.
Grant's Career Offensive Statistics