Quarterbacks shine as the Green Wave hold practice at the New Orleans Saints indoor facility
Green Wave looks to snap six-game skid vs. the Tigers; pick up first road win in 2012
Green Wave look for second straight win and third in their last four games when Owls invade the Superdome
Green Wave look to get back on track following narrow road loss at UTEP; kickoff scheduled for 2:30 p.m.
Green Wave look to bounce back from narrow loss at UTEP when they play host to UAB on Saturday
Career Notes: Two-year letterman has 30 tackles (15 solo, 15 assists), 3.0 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and a pair of pass break-ups during his career...played in 20 games with 11 starts...enters fall practice atop the depth chart at defensive tackle.
2012: Saw action in all 12 games with 11 starts - nine at nose tackle and two at defensive tackle - as a sophomore...led the team in forced fumbles (2) while sitting fifth in sacks (1.5), tied for sixth in pass break-ups (2) and seventh in tackles for loss (3.0) while posting 26 tackles (13 solo, 13 assists)...tackle total was tied for second among the team's defensive linemen...posted six multiple-tackle outings, including a career-best five (1 solo, 4 assists) at UTEP (10/20)...recorded four tackles twice: all solo with a tackle for loss and a forced fumble vs Rutgers (9/1) and 1 solo, 3 assists with a half sack at Louisiana-Lafayette (10/6)...had a forced fumble and a sack among three solo stops vs Ole Miss (9/22)...had a pass break-up at Tulsa (9/8) and at Memphis (11/10)...had a half tackle for loss among three tackles (2 solo, 1 assist) vs SMU (10/13)...also had three stops (1 solo, 3 assists) vs East Carolina (11/17)...off the field, was a member of Tulane's 3.0 Club.
2011: Played in eight games as a redshirt-freshman...finished the year with four tackles (2 solo, 2 assists)...posted a career-high three tackles (1 solo, 2 assists) at Duke (9/24)...tallied a solo stop vs Houston (11/10).
2010: Did not play as a true freshman...redshirted the season.
High School: Three-year letterman at McDonogh 35 High for head coach Wayne Reese...named a two-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com...rated the No. 113 defensive tackle in the country by Scout.com...claimed All-District 10-4A honors in each of his final two prep seasons...helped lead the Roneagles to a 7-5 overall record, a district championship and a trip to the state playoffs as a senior, earning first-team all-metro honors after recording 67 tackles, 17 career sacks and 22 tackles for loss...as a junior, had 42 tackles, five sacks and three forced fumbles...played freshman year at Ben Franklin High.
Personal: Born Kenneth James Welcome on Feb. 9, 1992, in New Orleans, La...son David and Darnell Welcome...has one brother and one sister...majoring in business management.
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