2017: Appeared in 11 games, making five starts ... totaled 161 receiving yards on 25 catches with one touchdown on the year ... had one kickoff for 13 yards in win over Navy (Nov. 24) ... tallied two 22 yards on two kickoff returns at Tulane (Nov. 18) ... had two catches for 14 yards and two kickoff returns for a total of 70 yards in win at No. 17 USF (Oct. 28) ... tallied two receptions for 12 yards and had three kickoff returns for 57 yards vs. Memphis (Oct. 19) ... had four kickoff returns for 82 yards at Tulsa (Oct. 14) ... had two receptions for 17 yards and four kickoff returns tallying 100 yards in win over SMU (Oct. 7) ... tallied two kickoff returns for a total of 30 yards in win at Temple (Sept. 30) ... had six catches for 25 yards and one kick return for 47 yards vs. Texas Tech (Sept. 23) ... scored first receiving touchdown of the year in win over Rice (Sept. 16) ... totaled 60 yards on seven catches and a score vs. Owls ... made first career start at Arizona (Sept. 9) in season opener ... returned a kick for 81 yards, which set up a scoring drive and totaled 105 yards on two kickoff returns ....also had four receptions for six yards in 19-16 win.
2016: Saw action in two games.
2015: Appeared in eight of the final nine games of the season ... caught two passes for 13 yards in the American Conference Championship game win over Temple.
2014: Sat out the 2014 season due to injury.
2013: Saw action in the first game of the season before suffering a season-ending injury ... had a nine-yard reception for a touchdown vs. Southern ... received a medical redshirt.
High School: Two-star recruit by Rivals, Scout and 247Sports ... pulled in 49 receptions for 587 yards and four touchdowns his senior year ... named to the District 21-5A All-District first team ... as a junior hauled in 25 receptions for 426 yards and two touchdowns ... just the fourth player in Memorial High School history with 70 or more catches and 1,000 or more receiving yards as he finished his career with 73 receptions for 1,011 yards and six touchdowns.
Personal: Majoring in Sociology.
John Leday's Career Bests:
Receptions: 4, at Arizona (2017)
Receiving Yards: 20, Navy (2015)
Receiving Touchdowns: 1, twice, last vs. Rice (2017)
Long Reception: 23, Rice (2017)
Long Kickoff Return: 81, at Arizona (2017)
Kickoff Return Yards: 100, SMU (2017)