Signed with Saints, 5/19/14…Played as a cornerback three years at Tulane and running back for one in 2012…Played in 39 games for the Green Wave recording four rushing attempts for 12 yards and 11 receptions for 60 yards…On defense, posted 101 tackles (66 solo), five interceptions, two of which were returned for a touchdown, 19 passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery…Brought back 28 punts for 268 yards and 13 kick returns for 258 yards…As a senior, played in all 13 games with 11 starts at nickelback and posted 54 tackles and three interceptions, while leading Green Wave with 14 passes defensed and blocking a kick on special teams…As junior, recorded four rushing attempts for 12 yards, 11 receptions for 60 yards, 10 punt returns for 81 yards and 2 kickoff returns for 42 yards…Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in finance…Prepped at Edgewater (Orlando, Fla.) HS…As a senior, named first-team All-Central Florida…Derrick Olen Strozier was born on October 27, 1990 in Kansas City, Mo.
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