Tulane’s second-leading WR quitting football to pursue track career

Thursday evening, it was announced that Tulane would be losing starting quarterback Tanner Lee to transfer. It looks like they will be losing another big piece of their offense, but he won’t be leaving the school.

During the 2015 season, Devon Breaux, younger brother of New Orleans Saint Delvin Breaux, was the Green Wave’s second-leading receiver. He announced on Friday that he would be leaving the football team to pursue his track career.

“I give all the glory to God. It’s kind of a win-win situation. The glory goes up to Him and the blessings fall down on me. He has blessed me with the opportunity to play College Football for 4 years at Tulane University.

“I want to announce that I’ll be graduating this semester & I will not be returning to play football next year. I will be pursuing my Track & Field career for the next two years and I want to thank God, my family, teammates, friends & fans for supporting my decision. I wish nothing but the best to Coach Fritz & his staff for the upcoming season. #WideOuts4Life”

In 2014, Breaux was the men’s long jump champion of the AAC, so this could really be the best decision for Breaux to have made.

During the 2015 season, Breaux caught 25 passes for 431 yards, which was second on the team. He also recorded 17.1 yards per catch, which led the team.

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