Southern Miss and Alcorn State kickoff at The Rock at 6 p.m.
2008 New Orleans Bowl: Caught a gamehigh 88 yards on five receptions with a 64-yard pass from Austin Davis for the
Golden Eagles' first score of the game ...The 64-yard grab was the longest reception of his career ... 2008 (r-Jr.): Played in 13 games and caught 35 passes for 460 yards ... Caught two touchdown passes, including the other of 44 yards against SMU (11/29) ... Registered at least one catch in 12 games and had a season-best game in the bowl contest ... Added five catches for 59 yards against Marshall (9/20) ... Had three or more catches in eight different games ... 2007 (r-So.): Recorded 283 receiving yards on 28 catches, for an average of 10.1 yards per catch... Had a season-high five catches for 37 yards against UCF (10/28) ... Finished with a season-high 74 yards on four catches against UTEP (11/17) ... Longest reception was a 53-yarder against UTEP (11/17) as it was his only touchdown reception of the year and was the fourth longest pass play for the Golden Eagles during the year ... Had 60 yards on four receptions against Memphis (11/10) ... Caught a pass in nine games and had at least four receptions in five contests ... Made the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... 2006 (r-Fr.): Did not see any action ... 2005 (Fr.): Redshirted ... Prep: Four-year letterwinner
for Coach Jabbar Julke at Edna Karr High School ... Threw for 2,500 passing yards and 25 touchdowns ... Also had 900 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns ... Played in the Orleans Parish All-Star game ... Also lettered for four years in basketball ... Received the basketball academic award... Member of the National Honor Society... Personal: Son of Gerald Sr. and Lynette Baptiste ... Majoring in human performance ... Born July 23, 1987.
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