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Ade Tuyo
Ade Tuyo


Houston, Texas

High School:
Jersey Village

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 203

Running Back



Media Arts

TULANE: A three-year letterwinner who has played in 29 games with four starts... career rushing totals include 135 yards on 39 attempts (3.5)... has returned four kickoffs for 50 yards (25.0)... listed as the No. 3 running back heading into fall camp.

2006: Saw action in 10 games and earned his lone start of the season in the season finale at Tulsa... was the third-leading rusher on the team with 123 yards on 33 carries (3.7)... rushed for a season-best 64 yards and recorded his longest run from scrimmage of 10 yards at Tulsa.

2005: Played in the first eight games of the year before missing the final three contests due to injury... had two rushes for four yards against SMU (9/24)... returned a kickoff for 16 yards against Houston (10/8).

2004: Played in all 11 games, including starting the first three games of the year at the fullback position... recorded four rushes for eight yards to go with three receptions for five yards while serving as an effective blocker... also had three kickoff returns for 34 yards, including a career-best 16-yard return against UAB (10/23).

HIGH SCHOOL: The Houston Chronicle named him to its Texas Top 100 list for 2004... a first team all-district selection in 2002 and 2003... served as a team captain his senior year... gained 3,005 yards rushing and scored 28 touchdowns over his last two seasons while averaging 6.2 yards per carry... carried the ball 226 times for 1,465 yards and 14 scores as a senior... produced 1,540 yards on 257 carries (6.0 average) with 14 scores his junior year... helped his team to the district title in 2003 and to the state playoffs in 2001 and 2003... qualified for the A-B Honor Roll.

PERSONAL: A media arts major... born Adeboye Adeboyin Tuyo on May 16, 1986, in Houston, Texas... the son of Adeboye and Harriet Tuyo... attended high school with TU teammates Joe Goosby and Gabe Ratcliff.

Tuyo's Career Rushing Stats

Year G-GS No. Yds Avg TD LP/Opp
2004 11-3 4 8 2.0 0 3/3 Times
2005 8-0 2 4 2.0 0 4/SMU
Career 19-3 6 12 2.0 0 4/SMU

Tuyo's Career Kickoff Return Stats

Year G-GS No. Yds Avg TD LP/Opp
2004 11-3 3 34 11.3 0 16/UAB
2005 8-0 1 16 16.0 0 16/Houston
Career 19-3 4 50 12.5 0 16/Twice