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Anthony Scelfo

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
New Orleans, La.

High School:
Jesuit

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 189

Position:
Quarterback

Birthdate:
09/19/1986

Experience:
2L

Major:
Humanities

Anthony Scelfo

TULANE: A two-sport athlete for the Green Wave in football and baseball... a returning letterwinner in football and a two-year letterwinner for Tulane in baseball... has pulled double-duty in spring football practice and playing baseball during the past two seasons... one of three players battling for the starting spot at quarterback leading into fall drills.

2006: Saw action in four games and completed 3-of-6 attempts for 31 yards... rushing totals included 11 attempts for 43 yards and one touchdown... longest run from scrimmage came at No. 10 LSU and he scored Tulane's lone touchdown against the Tigers... came off the bench against LSU, SMU, Army and Tulsa.

2005: Did not play; received a red-shirt season.

HIGH SCHOOL: An honorable mention 5A All-State choice after leading Jesuit to an undefeated (9-0) regular season and the 10-5A District title... earned first team all-District 10-5A honors at quarterback and was named MVP of the district by WWL-TV... first team all-Orleans quarterback and Offensive MVP of that squad as well as the Clarion Herald Elite Catholic Schools team... guided Jesuit to a 10-1 record in 2004 as the Blue Jays won the district title and advanced to the second round of the playoffs... in two seasons as the starting quarterback, led Jesuit to a 20-4 record and completed 176-of-314 passes (56 percent) for 2,834 yards with 21 touchdowns and eight interceptions... carried the ball 162 times for 859 yards, a 5.3-yard average, with 11 rushing TDs... team shared the district title and advanced to the state quarterfinals in 2003... an all-state selection in baseball and the first player in 50 years to be named MVP in football and baseball in the New Orleans Catholic League... Jesuit's Athlete of the Year and The Clarion Herald Male Athlete of the Year.

PERSONAL: Majoring in humanities... born Anthony Jude Scelfo on September 19, 1986, in West Monroe, La.... the son of Frank and Holly Scelfo... his father, Frank, played baseball at then-Northeast Louisiana and is currently the offensive coordinator at Louisiana Tech University... named to Tulane's 3.0 Club in 2007.

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