TULANE RUMORS & GOSSIP

What’s the best G5 job in Louisiana?

Tulane has the money, Tech has the winning tradition, Lafayette has a high ceiling, Monroe has a football program. Every offseason we see the traditional lists of the best jobs in the country. Instead of just ranking every G5 job we figured it’d be more fun to isolate G5 jobs by their state and breakdown how attractive it is in comparison to their in-state peers. We will offer...
Via Underdog Dynasty
16 days ago

Near-perfect Frazier leads Tulane past South Florida, 94-71

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Melvin Frazier scored a season-high 27 points and Tulane strengthened its hold on the 10th and final berth in the American Athletic Conference tournament by completing its first regular-season series sweep of South Florida 94-71 on Saturday afternoon. The Green Wave (5-21, 2-12) hold a two-game lead over the Bulls for the final playoff spot with four games remaining...
Via Associated Press
February 18, 2017  |  Discuss

UConn uses 17-0 second half run to beat Tulane, 78-68

STORRS, Conn. (AP) Kentan Facey scored 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead UConn to a 78-68 come-from-behind win over Tulane on Saturday night. Amida Brimah added 18 points, eight rebounds and five blocked shots for the Huskies (10-11, 5-4 American Athletic Conference), who have won three straight for the first time this season. Melvin Frazier had 14 points to lead five...
Via Associated Press
January 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Glen Rice Jr. charged with felony robbery, accused of beating ex-NCAA player

Glen Rice Jr. was arrested on July 25, after allegedly beating up a former NCAA basketball player reports TMZ. The former Washington Wizards guard is alleged to have broken former Tulane point guard Jordan Callahan’s jaw after a dispute in Georgia in a Kroger parking lot. Rice Jr. reportedly grabbed a bag from his car and ran away following the incident. Police eventually caught...
Via The Comeback
July 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Tulane wants to be a Big 12 school

On Tuesday, the Big 12 shocked plenty of people by actually voting to explore the candidates for expansion of the conference by two to four teams. The vote sent waves through the college athletics world. Another stretch of realignment news appears to be on the horizon just a few short years after most of the craziness ended. With the announcement of potential expansion for the...
Via The Comeback
July 21, 2016  |  Discuss

PF Taron Oliver Jr. transfers from Tulane

Less than two years ago, Taron Oliver Jr. was the first commit of Tulane Basketball’s 2014-2015 signing class. Now, the 6-foot-9, 310-pounder will be transferring from the Green Wave. Verbalcommits.com currently lists the power forward as “transferred from Tulane.” Oliver Jr. himself took to Twitter to announce his decision to transfer, as well as thank the Tulane community...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Tulane broadcaster gives incredible call of a game-winning home run

Tulane baseball won a thriller in their NCAA Tournament regional Saturday, beating Ole Miss 6-5 when catcher Jake Rogers knocked a two-run homer in the top of the ninth. The win kept Tulane’s season alive and knocked top-seeded Ole Miss from the tournament, and Green Wave radio announcer Todd Graffagnini did justice to the drama with a truly amazing call of the go-ahead homer...
Via Awful Announcing
June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Ole Miss baseball fan’s Katrina taunt backfires as Tulane eliminates Rebels

College sports fans are some of the most creative folks out there when it comes to finding new and unique ways to get at opposing teams and rivals. Sometimes those taunts and chants are hilarious, and sometimes they are downright brutal. The latter was true on Sunday in Oxford, Miss. as the Ole Miss Rebels hosted the Tulane Green Wave in an elimination game in the NCAA regional...
Via The Comeback
June 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Tulane broadcaster delivers the best home run call of the year

The Tulane Green Wave eliminated Ole Miss Saturday from the Oxford regional of the College World Series with a two-run homer from Jake Rogers in the top of the ninth inning. An Ole Miss pitcher left a breaking ball up in the zone, and Rogers blasted it to left field to give Tulane the lead. Todd Graffagnini, the voice of the Green Wave, had an unforgettable call. "Breaking ball...
Via FOX Sports
June 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Tulane football players help dismantle 'Trump Wall'

Players from Tulane University’s football team have involved themselves in a brewing, campus-wide storm over race and politics. Green Wave members were among people who dismantled a wall made of sandbags, which sat outside the house of fraternity Kappa Alpha Order, The New Orleans Times-Picayune’s Wilborn P. Nobles III reported Wednesday, citing face. The wall contained painted...
Via NESN.com
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Tulane AD: Ed Conroy out as Tulane men's basketball coach

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Ed Conroy is out as the men's basketball coach at Tulane. Athletics Director Troy Dannen, in a news release Monday, announced that school has decided to part ways with the coach. Conroy completed his sixth season on Saturday following a loss to Memphis in the semifinals of the American Men's Basketball Championship in Orlando, Florida. This past season, the Green...
Via Associated Press
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Willie Fritz completes Tulane coaching staff

The Tulane Green Wave is trying to get things turned around in New Orleans and they hope new head coach Willie Fritz will get it going for them. He left Georgia Southern for Tulane back in December and he has just completed his first coaching staff with the team. According to multiple reports, Fritz completed the staff on Monday by announcing the hiring of four coaches. Those four...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Could Matt Forte become the revival for Patriots run game?

The New England Patriots will enter the 2016 NFL Draft without a first-round pick as a result of sanctions put on the team after the first installment of Rodger Goodell’s Deflategate nonsense. While not having a first-round pick will put an obvious handicap on the Patriots 2016 season as of Friday, an easy alternative option for Bill Belichick is now on the table. Early Friday...
Via isportsweb.com
February 13, 2016  |  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
January 30, 2016  |  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
January 24, 2016  |  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
January 20, 2016  |  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
January 08, 2016  |  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 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 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

Tulane Athletic Director Rick Dickson announces Retirement

After serving as Tulane’s Athletic director for 15 years, Rick Dickson announced his decision to retire in May of 2016, according to TulaneGreenWave.com. Before becoming the Green Wave’s athletic director, Dickson came to Tulane from Washington State, where he served as athletics director from 1994-2000 and he spent six years prior as athletics director of his alma mater...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 26, 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

Photos: New Tulane Uniforms Feature Black Matte Helmets, Camo-Patterned Blue Numbers, “Roll Wave” Nameplates

Uniforms are an easy way for a small college football program to stand out, and that seems to be the direction that Tulane is heading. Pictures tweeted by Tulane athletics’ official photographer Parker Waters reveal running back Lazedrick Thompson modeling a new uniform, which features black matte helmets and black jerseys with blue camouflage-patterned numbers, and “Roll Wave”...
Via College Spun
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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