Tulane falls to 3-8 overall, 1-6 in The American
Green Wave scored game's first 13 points before Tigers reel off 41 unanswered
Tulane is 2-6 on the season
Green Wave forces two turnovers
Green Wave set to return 23 lettermen which started games in 2014, including four of five offensive linemen
Photos By Parker Waters
Tulane vs. Temple - Dec. 6, 2014 - Yulman Stadium Senior Day
Tulane at Rutgers - Sept. 27, 2014 - High Point Solutions Stadium
Tulane hosted Southeastern Louisiana in the first night game on campus since 1974 - Yulman Stadium - Sept. 13, 2014
Tulane vs. Georgia Tech in the inaugural game in Yulman Stadium. The Green Wave's first game on campus in 40 years.
2014: Played in all 12 games with six starts as a true freshman…totaled 40 receptions for 381 yards (9.5 avg.) with one touchdown while rushing once for 24 yards and a touchdown on offense while returning nine punts for 41 yards (4.6 avg.) and one kickoff for 17 yards on special teams…led the team in receptions (40) while ranking second in reception yards (381) and third in receiving yards per game (31.8)…ranked 18th in The American in receptions per game (3.3)…ranked fifth on the team in all-purpose yards per game (38.6)... caught a season-best seven passes for 73 yards vs Cincinnati (10/31)…grabbed six passes for 48 yards vs Memphis (11/15)…hauled in five passes for 20 yards, including a 12-yard touchdown, at Houston (11/8)…notched four receptions for 29 yards vs Temple (12/6)…pulled down three passes four times: for 40 yards at Rutgers (9/27); for nine yards vs UConn (10/11); for 55 yards at UCF (10/18); and for 28 yards at East Carolina (11/22)…has a pair of two-catch performances: for 41 yards vs Southeastern Louisiana (9/13) and for 19 yards with a 24-yard touchdown run vs Georgia Tech (9/6)…had one catch for 12 yards at Tulsa (8/28) and for seven yards at Duke (9/20)…debuted as a punt returner at Duke (9/20) when he returned two punts for eight yards with a long of seven…also returned two punts for 11 yards at Rutgers (9/27)…added a punt return for one yard at Houston (11/8) and for a season-best 16 yards vs Memphis (11/15)…returned two punts for five yards vs Temple (12/6)…returned his lone kickoff on the season for 17 yards during the season opener at Tulsa (8/28).
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.
Veal's Career Offensive Statistics
Veal's Career Return Statistics