Tulsa returns starters to receiving corps
The Tulsa junior led the Hurricane in receiving yards and TD receptions last year
Hurricane represented by three on offense and two on defense
Spring game is scheduled for next Saturday, April 6 at 1 pm
Fifteen practices will conclude with spring game on Saturday, April 6
Tulsa -- A two-year letterwinner and returning starter . . . has played in 20 career games with 11 starts . . . has 855 career receiving yards and nine touchdowns . . . a preseason candidate for the 2013 Biletnikoff award . . . 2012 - Played in all 14 games and started 11 contests . . . was a second-team all-Conference USA selection . . . had a team-high 845 yards and nine TDs on 67 catches for a 12.6 average per reception . . . had two 100-yard receiving games . . . had seven receptions for career-bests of 130 yards and three TDs in the first meeting against UCF . . . had a career-long 70-yard TD reception in the UCF game . . . totaled eight receptions for 90 yards and one TD at SMU . . . caught a career-high 12 passes that went for 94 yards at Arkansas . . . had 118 yards and one TD on three catches vs. Rice . . . had three receptions for 58 yards, including a key 47-yard catch leading to Tulsa's final touchdown at Marshall . . . totaled six receptions for 52 yards and an 11-yard TD against UAB . . . had two catches for 53 yards and a 31-yard TD vs. Fresno State . . . caught four passes in each of the first three games this year, going for 73 yards against Tulane, 50 yards and a 15-yard TD vs. Nicholls State and 28 yards and a 4-yard TD in the season opener at Iowa State . . . 2011 - Played in six games . . . missed the North Texas, UAB, Rice, UCF, UTEP, Houston and BYU games . . . had two receptions for 10 yards . . . saw his first collegiate action at #1 Oklahoma and caught a 4-yard pass . . . Overall - Missed the spring season with a foot injury . . . has the ability to be a dominant player . . . possesses good size and speed . . . has game-breaking ability . . . can create match-up problems with his size.
High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner and starter at Daingerfield High School . . . was on three Class 2A state championship teams . . . the nation's 88th-ranked receiver by Rivals.com his senior season . . . totaled 68 receptions for 1,380 yards and 25 TDs as a senior . . . set Daingerfield High School's single-season (25) and career (35) TD reception record as a senior . . . his high school coach was Barry Bowman.
Personal -- Favorite movie is "Friday After Next" . . . lists Coach Carter as his favorite sports movie . . . his favorite NFL team is the Philadelphia Eagles . . . Kevin Garnett is his favorite professional athlete . . . favorite vacation spot is the Bahamas . . . his favorite TV show is "Martin" . . . his cousin, David Mims, played football at Baylor and professionally with the Atlanta Falcons . . . most famous person that he has ever met is former Tulsa football player and assistant coach and former Chicago Bears Head Coach Lovie Smith . . . his uncle, David Whitmore, played professional football after a collegiate career at Baylor . . . parents are Kieron Garrett and Tiffany Rushing . . . majoring in organizational studies . . . born September 26, 1992 in Mt. Pleasant, Texas.
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