WRRyan Grant

Tulane — C-USA
  • Height: 6'1"
  • Weight: 191
  • Hometown: Beaumont, Texas
  • Age: 23

Bio

CAREER: Four-year letterwinner and two-year starter, who started started 31 of 47 career games and completed his career with 196 receptions for 2,769 yards (14.13 avg.) and 21 touchdowns...in the Tulane career record book, he finished in fifth-place with the most career receptions, fifth in career receiving yards, third in 100-yard games (12), tied for sixth in touchdown receptions and 10th in yards per reception (14.13 avg.)...had at least one catch in each of the last 33 games he played in and multiple-catch outings in his last 19 contests of his career...became just the second player in school history to log 1,000-plus receiving yards in back-to-back seasons (1,149-2012;1,039-2013).

2013 (SENIOR): An All-Conference USA first team selection for the second straight year and was a second-team All-Louisiana selection as a redshirt-senior...was invited to both the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine and the 2014 Reese’s Senior Bowl...started 12 of 13 contests and led the team in receptions (77), receiving yards (1,039), receiving touchdowns (9), all-purpose yards (1,039) and ranked third on the team in points (54)...logged three 100-plus yards receiving games...his reception total ties for the fourth-most in one season, while his receiving total is the 10th most and his touchdown total is the ninth-best effort in a single season...had career highs with 14 catches (4th-most in Tulane history) and 187  yards (10th most in Tulane history) and a pair of touchdowns vs. South Alabama on Sept. 7...added another two-score day to go with eight catches for 104 yards vs. UTEP on Nov. 23...pulled down seven passes on five occasions: for 113 yards vs. UL-Lafayette in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl on Dec. 21, for 79 yards and a touchdown  at Louisiana Tech on Sept. 12, for 70 yards at Syracuse on Sept. 21, for 60 yards vs. North Texas on Oct. 5 and for 89 yards and a touchdown against Tulsa on Oct. 26...hauled in six passes for 90 yards and two touchdowns vs. East Carolina on Oct. 12...garnered College Football Performance Awards Honorable Mention Wide Receiver of the Week on Sept. 9...began the season on the Biletnikoff Award Watch List.

2012 (REDSHIRT JUNIOR): Started all 12 games as a redshirt-junior…named first-team All-Conference USA by the league office and Phil Steele Publications as well as second-team All-Louisiana after leading the team in receptions (76), receiving and all-purpose yards (1,149) and touchdown grabs (6) while ranking second in points scored (36)…led C-USA in receiving yards per game (95.75) while sitting third in receptions per game (6.33) and 11th in all-purpose yards per game (95.75)…ranked 16th nationally in receiving yards per outing and tied for 27th in receptions per contest…tallied double-digit catch contests in each of the final three games, including a career-best 13 – which is tied for the fourth-most in Tulane single-game history – for 108 yards at Houston (11/24)…pulled down 11 passes for 113 yards and a score at Memphis (11/10) and hauled in 10 catches for 94 yards vs East Carolina (11/17)…posted 100-plus receiving yards seven times, including a career-high 184 while tying a career-best with two touchdowns on six grabs vs UAB (10/27)…had 176 yards on five catches – including a season-long 68-yard grab – vs Rice (11/3), 115 yards and a score on six catches at UTEP (10/20), 110 yards on six catches vs Rutgers (9/1) and 109 yards and a touchdown at Tulsa (9/8)…off the field, was a member of Tulane’s 3.0 Club.

2011 (JUNIOR): Started one game as a junior…lone catch was a 27-yard touchdown in the season-opener vs Southeastern Louisiana (9/3)…was a member of the Preseason Biletnikoff Award Watchlist but suffered a season-ending injury against the Lions and received a medical redshirt.

2010 (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in all 12 games with six starts as a sophomore…ranked second on the team in receiving yards (515), tied for second in scoring grabs (4) and fourth in catches (33)…finished 21st in Conference USA in receiving yards per game (42.9)…posted multiple-catch contests in each of the final seven games of the year, including a season-best 140 yards and a career-high two touchdowns on three catches vs Rice (11/13), including a career-long, game-winning 73-yard scoring reception with 1:46 left to play…had a 128 receiving yards and a touchdown on six catches at Tulsa (10/16)…snared a season-best eight passes for 68 yards and a score at Marshall (11/27)…over the final seven games, averaged 16.3 yards per reception while tallying marks of 4.3 catches and 69.9 yards per contest.

2009 (FRESHMAN): Played in nine games as a true freshman…finished tied for third on the team in touchdown receptions (1), fifth in catches (9) and tied for 11th in receiving yards (39)…had a season-best five grabs for 14 yards vs BYU (9/12)…also had single receptions vs Tulsa (9/4), vs Marshall (10/10), vs UTEP (11/7) and at UCF (11/21)…his grab against UTEP was good for a seven-yard score to help spark a 45-38 come-from-behind overtime win over the Miners.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterman at West Brook High for coach Craig Stump…named two-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com…helped the Bruins go a combined 27-8 as a prepster, win the District 21-5A title as a senior and advance to the state playoffs all three years…named first-team all-district and to the Super Gold Team as a senior after hauling in 42 receptions for 717 yards and seven touchdowns…as a junior, caught 41 passes for 658 yards and four scores…off the field, was a member of the A/B Honor Roll and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.

PERSONAL: Born Ryan Joseph Grant on Dec. 19, 1990, in Beaumont, Texas…son of Reginal Grant, Sr., and Greta Roberts…has one brother, Reginald, Jr…majoring in business management.