Switched to running back during spring practice after two seasons as a tight end.
1999: Played in ten games, starting three ... Tallied six catches on the season as a tight end, three each vs. Navy and UAB.
1998: Played in only three games (Louisville, Rutgers and USL) due to a broken foot ... Did not have a reception.
1997: Signed with Tulane only days before start of preseason camp in August ... Ended up being one of nine true freshmen to see action, primarily as Green Wave's second tight end ... Did not have a reception.
HIGH SCHOOL: St. Martin's High School, Metairie, La. ... Played fullback, linebacker and defensive end in high school and also served as deep snapper ... All-district and all-parish selection ... Also lettered in basketball, wrestling and track ... Honor roll student.
PERSONAL: Born June 26, 1979 in Metairie, La. ... Full name is Michael William Truax ... Son of Mike and Susan Truax ... Father was two-time All-South Independent selection at defensive end for Tulane from 1971-73 and went on to career in WFL ... Uncle, Dalton Truax, also lettered three years for Green Wave (1954-56) and went on to pro career with Oakland Raiders ... Four other cousins also played college football, including Hank Tatje at Tulane (1973-75).
Truax's Career Receiving Stats