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Video: Tulane surprises walk-on Marshall Wadleigh with scholarship

Tulane football walk-on Marshall Wadleigh got to experience the best moment of his collegiate career this week, when the Green Wave coaching staff surprised the hard-working special teamer for his efforts with a full scholarship. The program announced the news in a video on Twitter that shows head coach Willie Fritz awarding Wadleigh his scholarship for his senior year. “This...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas baseball hires Tulane's David Pierce

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Tulane baseball coach David Pierce, who led the Green Wave to the American Athletic Conference regular-season title this past season, was announced Wednesday as the new coach at Texas. Pierce replaces Augie Garrido, the winningest coach in college baseball history, who was forced out after 20 years after the Longhorns had a losing season and missed the NCAA...
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  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 football players tear down frat’s Trump wall

There’s controversy brewing on the campus of Tulane University, as one fraternity built a wall around its house and put Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s name and slogan, “Make America Great Again,” on it. In response, some of the Green Wave’s football players went to the house, owned by the Kappa Alpha fraternity, and literally took down the wall. Video...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 14, 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

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

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

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

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 Creates Campaign To Prevent Violence Against Women (Video)

Football players at the college and professional levels have been making headlines for violence against women, sparking a national outcry for something to be done to protect victims and put a stop to these incidents. Tulane football joined the movement with a public service announcement created by their players to prevent sexual assault and domestic violence on campus. And what...
Via NESN.com
October 01, 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

Video: Southern Miss’ Matt Bingaya Had Two Impressive Tip Slams vs. Tulane Today

Perhaps one of the most overlooked schools in college basketball this season is Southern Miss. After today’s win over Tulane, the Golden Eagles find themselves 19-3 overall and in first place in Conference USA. Perhaps sophomore guard Matt Bingaya can get the Golden Eagles a little extra attention — against the Green Wave, he had a couple of extremely athletic tip slams. Here’s...
Via College Spun
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 16 LSU stymies Tulane, 63-35

Reigning Southeastern Conference scoring champion Theresa Plaisance, playing in her hometown, scored 15 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to power No. 16 Louisiana State to a 63-35 win over Tulane Sunday afternoon. Coming off an 80-77 win at No. 5 Tennessee Thursday, LSU (12-2, 1-0 SEC) has won three straight after a loss at NC State now has won 29 of 35 meetings with the Green Wave...
Via Associated Press
January 05, 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 accepts New Orleans Bowl matchup with ULL

Tulane has accepted an invitation to play against Louisiana-Lafayette in the New Orleans Bowl. The Green Wave's confirmation of the bowl bid Tuesday marks the program's first chance to play a postseason game since the Hawaii Bowl in 2002. Tulane had 10 straight losing seasons before second-year coach Curtis Johnson led the Green Wave to a 7-5 record this season. Tulane...
Via Associated Press
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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