Crimson Tide junior transfer shares thoughts on variety of topics
Redshirt Sophomore (2013-14)
Sat out due to NCAA rules after transferring from Tulane at the end of the 2012-13 season ... will have two years of eligibility left starting in 2014-2015 campaign.
Played his freshman and sophomore seasons at Tulane University ... named second team All-Conference USA and second team All-District 11 by the NABC in 2013 ... also earned third team All-Louisiana by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) ... became the 34th player in school history to reach 1,000 points and finished with 1,013 ... had 51 double figure scoring games in his career ... had 20 career 20-plus point games ... scored at least 30 points in three games in his career ... his 550 points scored this season are the ninth most in a season at Tulane ... poured in a season-high 30 points with six 3-pointers in the win at Rice ... scored 28 points in a win over Hofstra, including five 3-pointers, a career-high eight rebounds, and five steals ... had 19 points and a career-high nine assists in a win over Marshall ... earned Tulane Classic All-Tournament honors ... C-USA and LSWA Freshman of the Year in 2012 ... also earned First Team All C-USA honors as a freshman.
Averaged 21.2 points, 3.1 rebounds, and 4.2 assists per game during his career for coach Billy Grant at Pleasant Grove High School ... was a three-time captain and earned league and team MVP honors as a sophomore, junior, and senior ... earned 5A Player of the Year honors and was the Metro Player of the year as a senior ... runner-up Mr. Basketball in Alabama to UA teammate Levi Randolph ... scored 47 points in a game and also hit 26 free-throws in one game.
Born Ricky LaFredrick Tarrant on Aug. 7, 1993 ... son of Glenene and Ricky Sr. ... has one sister, Aleah.