Green Wave to square off against fellow American newcomer at 7 p.m. on CBS Sports Network
Defense shines as Green Wave go 64 snaps at the New Orleans Saints Indoor Practice Facility
Quarterback Tanner Lee throws for 139 yards, two scores; Sophomore Richard Allen posts eight stops
High School: Three-year letterman at West Jefferson High for coach Marcus Scott...rated a three-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals.com and 247Sports.com while garnering two-star status from Scout.com...ranked No. 27 recruit in the state by Rivals.com, No. 34 by 247Sports.com and No. 38 by ESPN...received an 85 rating and listed as the no. 79 athlete in the nation by 247Sports.com while earning a 75 Scout Grade and ranking as the No. 145 wide receiver nationally by ESPN...sits No. 19 in the Times-Picayune's Nifty 50...helped lead the Buccaneers to a combined 20-14 overall record with trips to the playoffs all three seasons...as a senior, named first-team all-state, all-metro and All-District 8-5A after pulling down 44 passes for 673 yards and 11 touchdowns while adding three scores via kick return...had 28 receptions for 416 yards and five touchdowns to go with three kick return touchdowns as a junior...also lettered in baseball, basketball and track and field...off the field, was a four-year member of the A/B Honor Roll.
Personal: Born Niguel Q. Veal on May 6, 1996...legal guardian is former LSU football standout Shrone Carey...has three brothers and two sisters...brother, Raheem Falkins, plays football at Alabama...proposed major is engineering physics...chose Tulane over Mississippi, Southern Miss and Western Kentucky.