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Football - Tulane QB transfers to McNeese

LAKE CHARLES – Leon Blouin IV, a highly touted quarterback out of Dutchtown High School in 2010, has joined the McNeese football team after transferring from Tulane said head coach Matt Viator on Wednesday.

Blouin (BLEW-IN) redshirted as a true freshman in 2011 at Tulane and will have four years of eligibility remaining.

"He's exciting to watch play," said Viator. "He's a great runner and a really good thrower. It's exciting to get a player of his caliber to join our squad and add some depth to our quarterback unit."

In high school, Blouin (5-11, 210 pounds) was rated the No. 149 quarterback in the nation by ESPN.com and was rated as a two-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com.

As a senior, he completed 70-of-118 passes (.593) for 1,054 yards and five touchdowns while rushing for 1,129 yards on 177 carries (6.4 avg.) and 12 scores. He earned honorable mention all-state, first team All-District 6-5A, all-metro and All-Ascension Parish honors and was named district MVP.