Jordan Sullen


New Orleans, La.

High School:
Edna Karr

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200





Jordan Sullen


Notes Following Tulane's Loss in the 2013 R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl


Football Wins Fourth Straight With 14-7 C-USA Victory Over Tulsa

Green Wave become bowl eligible for first time since 2002; improve to 6-2 overall and 4-0 in C-USA


Football Wins Triple-Overtime Thriller Over East Carolina, 36-33

Santos ties record with five field goals, including a 42-yard game winner as the Wave improve to 3-0 in C-USA


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


Football Opens 2013 Campaign With 34-7 Win Over Jackson State

Green Wave defense forces six turnovers, Orleans Darkwa runs for 50 yards and two scores in the win


R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Tulane vs. Louisiana-Lafayette

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. ULL - R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl - Mercendes-Benz Superdome - Dec. 21, 2013

Career Notes: Three-year letterman has 52 tackles (36 solo, 16 assists), 2.0 tackles for loss, 10 pass break-ups and a forced fumble on defense, ran three times for 25 yards and a touchdown on offense, and returned 36 kickoffs for 720 yards (20.0 avg.) on special teams for his career...played in 32 games with 12 starts...began career as a wide receiver before moving to defense for the 2010 season...enters fall practice second on the depth chart at one of the cornerback positions.

2012: Did not play as a junior...redshirted the season.

2011: Started all 12 games he played in as a junior...led the team in pass break-ups (10) while ranking seventh with 42 tackles (27 solo, 15 assists) and tied for 11th in tackles for loss (1.0)...finished tied for 11th in Conference USA in pass break-ups per game (0.83)...had a career-high nine tackles (3 solo, 6 assists) with a half tackle for loss and a pair of pass break-ups at East Carolina (10/29)...posted eight tackles (6 solo, 2 assists) and a pair of pass break-ups vs Southeastern Louisiana (9/3)...defended a career-best three passes to go with four stops (3 solo, 1 assist) and a half tackle for loss at SMU (11/5)...also had four-tackle outings at Army (10/1) and vs Houston (11/10).

2010: Saw action in all 12 games as a sophomore...led the team in kickoff returns (28) and return yardage (573) while posting eight tackles (7 solo, 1 assist) on defense and one carry for eight yards on offense...ranked 12th in Conference USA in kickoff return yards per game (20.5)...posted career highs with seven kickoff returns for 158 yards with a personal-best 33-yard return vs Rice (11/13)...added four kickoff returns for 80 and 60 yards vs UCF (10/20) and at Marshall (11/27), respectively...had two-tackle performances vs SMU (10/30) and UCF, including his first career tackle for loss against the Knights...offensive carry came at Rutgers (10/2).

2009: Played in eight games at wide receiver as a true freshman...finished tied for fourth in kickoff returns (8) and fifth in kickoff return yards (147)... did not catch a pass but ran twice for 17 yards...had a career-high four kickoff returns for 67 yards vs Houston (10/17)...tallied a career-long 23-yard kickoff return and scored first career touchdown on a 32-yard end-around vs Marshall (10/10).

High School: Four-year letterman at Karr High where he played quarterback, wide receiver and defensive back for coach Jabbar Juluke...named two-star recruit by and the Cougars win back-to-back District 10-4A titles and advance to the second round of the state playoffs in each of his final two prep a senior, hauled in 43 passes for 880 yards and 17 touchdowns, and also returned a kickoff for a score en route to claiming honorable-mention all-state, first-team All-District 10-4A and first-team all-metro the field, was a member of the National Honor Society, National Society of High School Scholars and the National Honor Roll...tabbed all-district and won the Coaches Award as a junior...also lettered once in basketball and four years in track and field where he helped the team win a pair of state titles and was Regional 3-4A MVP...earned Karr's Leadership Award and was a McDonald's A+ Athlete of the Year.

Personal: Born Jordan Christopher Sullen on June 25, 1990, in New Orleans, La...son of Donald Sullen and Paulene Taylor...has two brothers, Welton Taylor and Christian Sullen...cousin, Craig Davis, played at LSU and with the San Diego Chargers...majoring in sociology.

Sullen's Career Defensive Statistics

2009 8-0 2-0-2 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
2010 12-0 7-1-8 1.0-1 0.0-0 1 0-0 0 0-0 0
2011 12-12 27-15-42 1.0-4 0.0-0 0 0-0 10 0-0 0
Career 32-12 36-16-52 2.0-5 0.0-0 1 0-0 10 0-0 0

Sullen's Career Return Statistics

Year GP-GS PR Yds Avg. TD Long KOR Yds Avg. TD Long
2009 8-0 0 0 0.0 0 0 8 147 18.4 0 23
2010 12-0 0 0 0.0 0 0 28 573 20.5 0 33
2011 12-12 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Career 32-12 0 0 0.0 0 0 36 720 20.0 0 33


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