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Former Tulane QB Tanner Lee announces transfer to Nebraska

Former Tulane quarterback Tanner Lee knew he wouldn’t be sticking around in New Orleans when the school hired Willie Fritz, who runs an option-heavy offense, as their new head coach. He announced he would transfer for his final season of eligibility in 2017. After visiting LSU a few weeks ago, Lee announced he would not be staying in his home state and would take his talents up...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Tulane QB Tanner Lee transferring to Nebraska

Former Tulane starting QB Tanner Lee tells FOX Sports that he will transfer to Nebraska. "I just think it's a great opportunity and I am excited to get back to work," Lee said. "The timing is good for me. Coach (Mike) Riley is an unbelievable coach and person. I'm really looking forward to working with him and (Nebraska offensive coordinator) Coach (Danny) Langsdorf. I've heard...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Tulane QB Tanner Lee Announces He Will Transfer To Nebraska

Tanner Lee, who started at quarterback for Tulane this past season but transferred after a coaching change, announced moments ago that he will be taking his talents to Nebraska.  Lee, who must sit out the 2016 season and has one year of eligibility remaining, also visited LSU.  #GBR pic.twitter.com/KK2OVvR39m — Tanner Lee (@tannerlee12) January 30, 2016 Lee, who fits best in...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

South Florida uses 11 blocked shots to top Tulane, 73-60

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Jahmal McMurray scored 23 points and South Florida used 11 blocked shots to shut down Tulane for a 73-60 victory Wednesday night. Tulane took the lead right off the bat when Dylan Osetkowski drilled a 3-pointer 10 seconds into the contest and he gave the Green Wave a 14-10 lead on a layup. But South Florida answered with a 10-0 run and led by eight at intermission...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Nantz calls Joe Montana ‘Nick Montana’ on air

The AFC Championship Game is off to a roaring start. More specifically, the broadcast is off to a roaring start, as play-by-play man Jim Nantz made a rather noticeable gaffe. I hit re-wind four times: Jim Nantz called the former 49ers QB by his son’s name, Nick Montana. I’ve never heard anyone make that mistake. — Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) January 24, 2016 I can’t say...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tulane Transfer Quarterback Tanner Lee Will Reportedly Visit Nebraska This Weekend

Nebraska will play host to Tulane transfer quarterback Tanner Lee this weekend, according to Fletcher Mackel of NBC’s New Orleans’ affiliate.  Lee, a rising redshirt junior, announced in early January that he would be transferring out of the Green Wave’s program.  He visited LSU this past weekend.  After visiting LSU last weekend, former Tulane quarterback Tanner Lee will...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Former Tulane QB Tanner Lee to visit LSU

If there is one thing that the LSU Tigers have been missing the last few years, it is a good quarterback to lead them into the future. It looks like they could be getting that piece next season as an in-state transfer is set to visit them. According to The Times-Picayune, former Tulane quarterback Tanner Lee will visit the Tigers this weekend. Lee announced his decision to transfer...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Tulane, with 4 in double-figures, beats South Florida 81-70

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Dylan Osetkowski had 19 points with 14 rebounds and Tulane won its first American Athletic Conference game with an 81-70 victory over South Florida on Tuesday night. Osetkowski was a point shy of his career-best, shooting 9-of-17 from the field and had his seventh double-double of the season. Louis Dabney scored 19 points with five assists for Tulane (8-10, 1...
Via Associated Press
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Starting Tulane QB Tanner Lee granted release, will transfer

The Tulane Green Wave hired Georgia Southern’s Willie Fritz to be their head coach nearly a month ago and it looks like he will have to contend with not having a big starter for the team in 2016. Tulane quarterback Tanner Lee, who started 19 games the last two seasons, announced on Twitter that he had been granted a release from the team and he would transfer. This likely has to...
Via Campus Sports Net
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Fritz undaunted by Tulane's decade-plus-long struggle

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Willie Fritz cites his humble beginnings, his breadth of coaching experiences at lower levels of football and his record of turning around struggling programs as reasons he was the right coach at the right time for Tulane. The 55-year-old Fritz, who was formally introduced as the Green Wave's 40th head coach on Tuesday, said the fact that Tulane has appeared in...
Via Associated Press
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Tulane pulls away from Prairie View A&M, 63-49

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Louis Dabney scored 24 points and had three steals to help lead Tulane to a 63-49 victory over Prairie View A&M on Monday night. Dabney made 6 of his 12 field goal attempts and finished a perfect 9 of 9 at the free throw line. Malik Morgan had nine points, six rebounds and four steals for the Green Wave (6-4), who have won four of five games. Tulane held...
Via Associated Press
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Tulane fires coach Curtis Johnson after 3 losing seasons in 4 years

NEW ORLEANS -- Tulane has fired coach Curtis Johnson after the Green Wave finished their third losing season in four years under the New Orleans native.Johnson went 15-34 and took Tulane a bowl game in 2013. It was the Green Wave's first bowl appearance in 11 years, but Tulane has won only six games combined the last two seasons.The Green Wave finished a 3-9 season Friday night by...
Via Associated Press
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Rob Ryan considered for Tulane head coaching job

Rob Ryan has had an up and down career as a defensive coordinator in the NFL, with his most recent stint ending earlier this season after being fired by the New Orleans Saints. However, he still appears to be in the mix for a handful of jobs — including one of the head coaching variety. According to a report on Thanksgiving Day, Ryan is being considered for the head coaching job...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Rob Ryan could be candidate to take over at Tulane

If Tulane is looking to make a big splash with its next head-coaching hire, it’s to imagine a name making a bigger splash on the New Orleans campus than the one reported by NBC New Orleans on Wednesday night.As FS1 College Football Insider Bruce Feldman reported earlier Wednesday, the Green Wave are expected to fire head coach Curtis Johnson following Friday’s season finale against...
Via Fox Sports
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Army Football Team Takes Field Carrying French, American Flags (Photo)

The Army football team showed its support for France before the Cadets took on the Tulane Green Wave on Saturday at Michie Stadium. Army took the field carrying the flags of both the United States and France. More than 120 people were killed and more than 300 were injured in the tragic terror attacks in Paris on Friday night. Photos via Danny Wild/USA TODAY Sports ImagesFiled...
Via NESN.com
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Tulane’s Aaron Golub first blind player to play in CFB game

Tulane Green Wave long snapper Aaron Golub made history yesterday when he became the first legally blind player to appear in a college football game. A sophomore, Golub appeared on an extra-point play in Tulane’s 45-31 win over AAC rival Central Florida. He has no vision in his right eye and limited sight in his left. Golub spoke further about his experience to ESPN. “I’m happy...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Tulane 2015 Hype Film Wins The Non-‘Power Five’ Conference World

When you think of college football powers in the South, the Tulane Green Wave are not anywhere near the top of that list. With just two winning seasons since 1999, the academic power in New Orleans isn’t going to be competing for any national championships in the near future. But that doesn’t mean they don’t know how to get hyped for the football season. The team’s video...
Via Gamedayr
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Mascot Memoirs: the Tulane Green Wave

The surf’s up for the next installment in the “Mascot Memoirs” series, as I took some time to learn about Tulane University’s monochromatic, aquatic team name and its accompanying water fowl mascot. What’s the “Green Wave?” I don’t mean to spell it out for you, but green is a color formed by mixing yellow and blue, and a wave is water curling, arching and breaking...
Via AAC Football Fever
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Tulane's unusual punishment for players after fight

Childish behavior doesn’t fly with Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson. After right tackle Sean Donnelly and defensive tackle Tanzel Smart threw some punches at one another during practice Wednesday, Johnson made them circle the field while holding hands. Apparently #tulane RT Sean Donnelly and DT Tanzel Smart working on their friendship. Holding hands, walking field
Via NESN.com
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Tulane football players forced to hold hands as punishment for fighting (Photo)

Tulane Green Wave head football coach Curtis Johnson came up with an unusual punishment when right tackle Sean Donnelly and defensive tackle Tanzel Smart got into a fight during Wednesday's practice: Johnson made Donnelly and Smart walk around the field for 20 minutes...while holding hands.Apparently #tulane RT Sean Donnelly and DT Tanzel Smart working on their friendship. Holding...
Via Holdout Sports
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Tulane Officially Unveils Revamped Logo, New Football Helmets

This year brings many new things for Tulane football. The team enters the American Athletic Conference, opens a new, much needed on-campus stadium, and now they’ve revamped their logo, and have new helmets to go with it. The layout of the logo is the same, but it uses a much brighter green color. The helmets also feature a number on the side, instead of the back, and have ...
Via College Spun
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Tulane Brightens Green On Logo And Helmet, Now Truly “Green Wave”

The Green Wave recently brightened the green in its logo, via @AshlyKBMT12: pic.twitter.com/69KsBG5x2o — Uniform Nation (@sbnuniforms) July 29, 2014 The Tulane Green Wave’s logo has always been green, but never a bright enough green to really tell. This has changed now with their new logo and it’s quite clear that this is a “green […] The post Tulane Brightens Green On...
Via Diehardsport
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Tulane Unveils New Helmets For 2014 Season

Update: It appears that these are the helmets that Tulane wore for its bowl game against Louisiana-Lafayette last season. Perhaps Johnson’s tweet signifies that the Green Wave will be wearing them for next season. Earlier: The 2013 season was a big one for Tulane – the Green Wave finished with a winning record for the first time since 2002, even reaching a bowl game. Thursday...
Via College Spun
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Tulane CB Jordan Batiste Tweets Picture Of Special Bowl Helmets For The Green Wave

The Tulane Green Wave will be very well-dressed for its matchup with Louisiana-Lafayette tonight in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. Sophomore cornerback Jordan Batiste revealed a little surprise to fans on Twitter tonight, posting a photo of a special helmet for the Tulane players:  pic.twitter.com/9YeSzdf5bW — Jordan Batiste (@jordan_batiste) December 21, 2013 The game will...
Via College Spun
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Tulane's Devon Walker wins Disney Spirit Award

A little more that a year after a freak accident on the field changed his life forever, former Tulane University football player Devon Walker is receiving this year's Disney Spirit Award for the way he's turned tragedy into inspiration. Walker has exhibited tremendous courage and perseverance after a severe spinal cord injury left him paralyzed from the neck down last season. He...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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