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Devon Walker gives the quotes of a lifetime after joining the New Orleans Saints

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. He graduated...
Via cover32 - Saints
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson has Green Wave aiming high

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...
Via In The Neutral Zone
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Tulane's Johnson hospitalized during practice

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...
Via AP on Fox
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Helen Cox HS Pipeline to Tulane?

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.
Via recruiting.scout.com
May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Saints Nation: Saints Finally Hire WR Coach Henry Ellard to Replace Curtis Johnson

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...
Via The Saints Nation
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Johnson: Tulane will play for trophies

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...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2011  |  Discuss

Curtis Johnson will remain with Saints through season

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…
Via Pro Football Talk
December 05, 2011  |  Discuss

Report: Tulane hires Johnson as coach

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...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Curtis Johnson leaving the Saints for Tulane

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…
Via Pro Football Talk
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Saints aide Curtis Johnson on U of M's radar

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.
Via Memphis Commercial Appeal
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss
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