Ryan Grant hopes he's the next former Green Wave player on Saints

Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- Tulane receiver Ryan Grant scores on a pass from Nick Montana as UTEP defensive backs Nick Gathrite (7) and Dashone Smith (21) cannot keep him out of the end zone during the third quarter Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at the Mercedes Benz Superdome. Show caption
Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- Tulane receiver Ryan Grant scores on a pass from Nick Montana as UTEP defensive backs Nick Gathrite (7) and Dashone Smith (21) cannot keep him out of the end zone during the third quarter Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at the Mercedes Benz Superdome.

INDIANAPOLIS – If the Saints end up making Tulane their college farm system, that’s just fine with Green Wave wide receiver Ryan Grant. The senior on Friday told media at Lucas Oil Stadium — site of the NFL Scouting Combine — that he “would love to play for the Saints,” who for years have shared their Mercedes-Benz Superdome home in New Orleans with Tulane.