Redshirted during the outdoor season ... Competed in the shot put at three meets during the indoor season ... Placed fifth in the shot put at the MWC Indoor Championships with a mark of 53-05.00 (16.28m) ... Finished third in the shot put at the Texas Tech Open with a throw of 50-03.50 (15.33m).
Top high school discus thrower in the U.S. ... expected to make a major impact at the conference and national levels.
All-American High School Track & Field team ... Track & Field All-State sophomore through senior year in discus ... Set the Louisiana state record in the discus with a toss of 201-1 ... As a senior, won the Nike Outdoor National Championships in the discus (204-10) ... Also lettered in football as a lineman for Catholic High School ... Coached by Ossie Blaise.
Born Thomas Paul Killen ... parents are Pat and Marian Killen