A Selection Of Louisiana Offensive Prospects

This is not a comprehensive list of Louisiana prospects, neither is it a list of the prospects that Tulane is recruiting, it's just a sort of inventory of the prospects at in-state schools where Tulane has successfully recruited in the past.

Thanks to Troy Sparks' continuing monumental prospect research efforts, our unscientific look at prospects continues with a selection of the offensive prospects from the Louisiana schools where Tulane has successfully recruited prospects in recent seasons.

This is not a comprehensive list of Louisiana prospects, neither is it a list of the prospects that Tulane is recruiting, it's just a sort of inventory of the prospects at in-state schools where Tulane has successfully recruited in the past. Tomorrow we'll present a list of defensive prospects.

QB
Stephen Liuzza 5-10 156 Slidell
As a junior, Liuzza completed 170 of 296 pass attempts (57.4%) for 1,954 yards and 15 touchdowns with only 9 interceptions during the regular season. Against Brother Martin, he completed 25 of 43 passes for 279 yards with 3 touchdowns and 3 interceptions. In the Bi-District Round of the playoffs against Thibodaux, he went 16-for-25 for 195 yards and 2 touchdowns. He also had 14 carries for 85 yards and 2 touchdowns. Liuzza was named All-District 5-5A.

Derrick Sander 5-11 185 Slidell Salmen
As a junior, Sander completed 89 of 193 pass attempts (46.1%) for 1,202 yards and 9 touchdowns during the regular season.

RB
Wayne Albert 5-11 220 Lutcher
Albert projects as a fullback in college. As a sophomore, he had 137 carries for 744 yards (5.4 yards per carry) and 5 touchdowns. Including the playoffs, he had 196 carries for 1,009 yards (5.1 yards per carry) and 10 touchdowns. s a junior, Albert had 101 carries for 451 yards (4.5 yards per carry) and 9 touchdowns in 9 regular season games. Including the playoffs, he had 163 carries for 794 yards (4.9 yards per carry) and 14 touchdowns. Defensively, he had 90 tackles. Albert was named All-District 10-3A.

Moncell Allen 5-9 211 4.60 New Orleans Holy Cross
As a freshman, Allen had 145 carries for 1,030 yards (7.1 yards per carry) and 18 touchdowns in 12 games. He also had 17 receptions for 313 yards (18.4 yards per reception) and 3 touchdowns. As a sophomore, Allen had 168 carries for 916 yards (5.5 yards per carry) and 13 touchdowns. Against Brother Martin, he had 28 carries for 250 yards and 3 touchdowns. Including the playoffs, he had 184 carries for 1,029 yards (5.6 yards per carry) and 16 touchdowns in 11 games. He also had 21 receptions for 255 yards (12.1 yards per reception) and 1 touchdown.

He was named All-St. Bernard and All-District 10-5A. As a junior, Allen had 183 carries for 1,292 yards (7.1 yards per carry) and 17 touchdowns in just 7 ½ regular season games. Including the playoffs, he had 195 carries for 1,303 yards (6.9 yards per carry) and 17 touchdowns. He also had 11 receptions for 82 yards (7.5 yards per reception) and 1 touchdown. Allen was named Class 5A Honorable Mention All-State, All-Metro, All-District 10-5A, and District 10-5A Offensive Player of the Year

Chris Brown 5-10 ½ 192 4.50 Alexandria
As a sophomore, Brown had 203 carries for 1,312 yards (6.5 yards per carry) and 17 touchdowns during the regular season. He was named Class 4A Honorable Mention All-State. As a junior, he had 210 carries for 1,789 yards (8.5 yards per carry) and 22 touchdowns during the regular season. Against Peabody, he had 20 carries for 314 yards and 2 touchdowns. Brown was named Class 4A All-State.

Van Taylor 5-9 185 New Orleans De La Salle
As a freshman, Taylor had 305 yards rushing. As a sophomore, he rushed for over 700 yards. Against St. Paul's, he had 22 carries for 291 yards and 3 touchdowns. He was named All-District 9-4A. In an injury plagued junior season, Taylor had a 22-yard touchdown run and returned an interception 91 yards for a touchdown in the bi-district round of the playoffs against state runner-up Northside.

FB
Alex Keys 5-11 260 New Orleans De La Salle
Keys plays fullback and defensive tackle for De La Salle. As a junior, he was named All-District 9-4A at running back.

WR
Will Coppage 6-2 175 4.50 Alexandria
As a junior, Coppage had 650 yards receiving and 12 touchdowns.

Ricky Dixon 6-2 ½ 206 4.50 Reserve East St. John
Dixon should qualify academically with a 2.5 grade point average. He reportedly benches 290# and squats 390#. As a junior, Dixon had a break-out year at wide receiver and also saw action at quarterback backing up LSU's Ryan Perrilloux. During the regular season, he had 45 receptions for 813 yards (18.1 yards per reception) and 5 touchdowns during the regular season. He also had 27 carries for 264 yards (9.8 yards per carry) and 6 touchdowns through 7 games.

Including the playoffs, he had 66 receptions for 1,307 yards (19.8 yards per reception) and 19 touchdowns. He also finished the year with 453 yards rushing. Dixon was named All-District 6-5A.

Cass Hargis 5-8 175 New Orleans Holy Cross
As a junior, Hargis had 36 receptions for 609 yards (16.9 yards per reception) and 6 touchdowns.

Roy James 5-10 159 Reserve East St. John
As a junior, James had 47 receptions for 505 yards (10.7 yards per reception) and 7 touchdowns during the regular season.

Juan R. Johnson 5-8 176 4.40 Lutcher
As a junior, Johnson had 25 receptions for 594 yards (23.8 yards per reception) and 2 touchdowns during the regular season. Including the playoffs, he had 31 receptions for 795 yards (25.6 yards per reception) and 4 touchdowns. He also had 425 yards on kickoff returns and 250 yards on punt returns. Johnson was named 2nd Team All-District 10-3A at both wide receiver and cornerback.

Louis Lee 5-9 160 Reserve East St. John
As a junior, Lee had 37 receptions for 745 yards (20.1 yards per reception) and 6 touchdowns during the regular season. Against Central Lafourche, he had 9 receptions for 205 yards and 1 touchdown. Including the playoffs, Lee had 60 receptions for 1,156 yards (19.3 yards per reception) and 8 touchdowns.

Kendrick Lewis 6-0 173 4.50 New Orleans O.P. Walker
Lewis should qualify academically with a 2.7 grade point average. As a junior, he began the season as Walker's starting quarterback while Rudi Gastinell appealed his eligibility issues. He finished the season at his more natural position, wide receiver and also started at defensive back for the Chargers. Lewis completed 41 of 85 pass attempts (48.2%) for 747 yards and 4 touchdowns. He also had 720 yards rushing. Despite not starting at wide receiver until game 6, Lewis finished the regular season with 40 receptions for 665 yards (16.6 yards per reception) and 5 touchdowns. Defensively, he had 68 tackles and 6 interceptions. Against St. Amant, he had 11 receptions for 272 yards and 3 touchdowns. He was named All-District 9-5A at defensive back. Lewis has committed to Ole Miss.

Steven Steele 5-8 165 Kentwood
As a sophomore, Steele had 16 receptions for 401 yards (25.1 yards per reception) and 5 touchdowns during the regular season. He was named Class 1A Honorable Mention All-State and All-District 6-1A as a wide receiver and return specialist. As a junior, Steele was named All-District 6-1A.

Jeremy Sylve 6-1 175 Port Sulphur
As a junior, Sylve had 36 receptions for 619 yards (17.2 yards per reception) and 11 touchdowns during the regular season. He was named All-Metro and All-District 9-1A.

Lance Lacoste 6-1 185 4.50 New Orleans Holy Cross
As a sophomore, Lacoste had 24 receptions for 439 yards (18.3 yards per reception) and 2 touchdowns. As a junior, he had 42 receptions for 906 yards (21.6 yards per reception) and 7 touchdowns during the regular season. Including the playoffs, he had 48 receptions for 1,017 yards (21.1 yards per reception) and 8 touchdowns. Lacoste was named All-District 10-5A.

Lance Tillison 6-0 180 Slidell Salmen

OL
Phillip Brown 6-3 275 New Orleans Holy Cross
Brown projects as an offensive guard in college.

Tim Duplessis 6-2 285 Harvey West Jefferson
Duplessis projects as an offensive guard in college.

Jamar Thompson 6-5 312 Reserve East St. John
Thompson projects as an offensive tackle in college.

Larry Timmons 6-5 365 Harvey West Jefferson

Cameron Zipp 6-2 297 5.10 Mandeville Fountainebleau
Zipp should qualify academically. He projects as an offensive guard in college. As a junior, Zipp was named All-Metro and All-District 5-5A.

Thursday: Selected Louisiana defensive prospects.


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