If you hadn’t already heard, the Saints did something Saturday that proved once again they are one of the most classy organizations in all of professional sports.
They signed ex-Tulane safety Devon Walker, who is paralyzed from the neck down. Walker sustained the injury in a September 2012 game at Tulane, but the injury that could have defeated Walker only fueled his fire.
The Tulane Green Wave is currently sitting at a 6-2 mark on the season thus far, now gearing up for a home showdown against fellow conference foe the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Saturday in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome (3:30 pm Eastern, Saturday). The Green Wave has been injected with a tremendous amount of infectious enthusiasm under the guide of second-year head coach Curtis Johnson...
Tulane head coach Curtis Johnson has been hospitalized after struggling with symptoms of apparent heat exhaustion during Tuesday's practice.
University officials say Johnson was taken to the hospital to be evaluated as a precaution.
The 50-year-old Johnson, a New Orleans-area native, is in his first season at Tulane after spending the past six years as wide receivers coach...
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September 04, 2012
When Tulane head coach Curtis Johnson was hired away from the New Orleans Saints last December, the new Green Wave boss stated that his program would aggressively target prospects from Louisiana. In particular, Johnson sought success in the local metro area and he has succeeded at programs such as Helen Cox, which is sending '12 LB Royce LaFrance and '13 DE Eldridge Washington to Tulane.
The Saints took their sweet time hiring a replacement for former WR coach and current head football coach of the Tulane Green Wave Curtis Johnson. That man is now known and it's Henry Ellard, former superstar receiver of the Los Angeles Rams. My memories of Ellard mostly associate themselves to playing Tecmo Super Bowl incessantly as a kid. That picture to the right is Ellard...
Curtis Johnson says it's a dream come true to get his first head coaching job in his hometown and at a university he always admired.
Johnson, who was formally introduced Monday as Tulane's new coach, says he understands what it takes to win on the highest levels of football and predicts that the Green Wave will play for trophies in coming seasons.
Johnson has been the New...
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December 05, 2011
Florio broke a little college football news last night when he reported that Saints wide receiver coach Curtis Johnson will be leaving the Saints to take over the Tulane University head coaching job. Saints coach Sean Payton confirmed the news on Monday, and said Johnson will stay at his current position through the Saints regular…
A person familiar with the decision says Tulane's next head coach will be Saints wide receiver coach Curtis Johnson.
The person, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the hiring has not been announced, says Johnson could be introduced as early as Monday, and the Saints declined comment.
Johnson was on the sideline with the Saints on Sunday night...
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December 04, 2011
As the Saints continue their push toward another possible Super Bowl appearance and/or win, they will need a new receivers coach. Per a league source, receivers coach Curtis Johnson has accepted the head-coaching job at Tulane. He joined the Saints in 2006, with coach Sean Payton. Johnson, 50, previously spent 10 years at the University…
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Curtis Johnson, an NFL assistant coach with the New Orleans Saints and reportedly among the finalists for the vacant Tulane football head coaching job, is attracting interest from the University of Memphis.