Green Wave set to return 23 lettermen which started games in 2014, including four of five offensive linemen
Green Wave to conclude practice on Sunday from 8-10 a.m. at Yulman Stadium
Green Wave move to New Orleans Saints Facility with focus on special teams and option before scrimmaging
Green Wave fine tune all three phases of the game with an eye on Saturday's scrimmage
Tulane hosted Southeastern Louisiana in the first night game on campus since 1974 - Yulman Stadium - Sept. 13, 2014
2014: Played in nine games with one start as a redshirt freshman…totaled nine tackles (7 solo, 2 assists)…tallied a season-high eight tackles (6 solo, 2 assists) in a starting assignment vs Georgia Tech (9/6)…added a solo stop at Tulsa (8/28).
2013: Did not play as a true freshman and redshirted the season.
High School: Four-year letterman at Norland High for coach Daryle Heidelburg...rated a two-star recruit by Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247Sports.com...received a 70 rating while ranking as the No. 208 safety in the country and the No. 401 recruit in the state by 247Sports.com...helped lead the Vikings to a combined 41-11 overall record, a 10-2 showing in District 16-5A play, four trips to the state playoffs, a state championship as a junior and a runner-up showing as a sophomore...as a senior, earned honorable-mention all-state and third-team all-county honors after posting four interceptions...as a junior, had 39 tackles, eight pass break-ups and two interceptions...recorded six tackles as a freshman...also lettered three years in track and field...off the field, was a member of the Heritage Panel, Teen Court, Sigma Beta and Mu Alpha Theta while earning Superior Achievement in Biology and Academic Excellent Computer for College Careers.
Personal: Born William Alexander Townsend, Jr., on Aug. 23, 1994, in Hialeah, Fla...son of Nadine Cayemitte...has one brother, James, and two sisters: Camisa and Christien...majoring in public health.
Townsend's Career Defensive Statistics