Will Nick Montana Resurrect Career and Reclaim Job as Tulane QB?

Will the legacy of Joe Montana live again on the gridiron? Picture used courtesy of Tulane third-string quarterback Nick Montana entered the fourth-quarter of the Green Wave’s 31-6 loss to Rutgers after freshman starter Tanner Lee suffered an apparent shoulder bruise and back-up Devin Powell proved ineffective. Montana went 5-for-5 for 18 yards in his short appearance...
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Tulane Green Wave season preview

The Tulane Green Wave are coming off a successful 7-6 bowl season in their last year as a member of Conference USA. Tulane will step up the competition slightly by moving to the American Athletic for 2014 and with the 52nd overall strength of schedule. The Green Wave returns a strong base of players including 48 lettermen, 40 upperclassmen, 21 seniors, and 14 starters.  ...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Sons of Legends: Barry James Sanders, Trey Griffey, Nick Montana

Like many people, I don’t have a super-star father... he isn't a legend. No one wears his jersey, no one cares if I live up to his potential, or even if I surpass his way of living life.Sure, someone might have a passing interest if I were to engage them in conversation about my father. But outside of that, probably no one cares.However, what if he was a legend?What if he was...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Lafayette Outlasts Tulane to Win New Orleans Bowl

This one looked like was going to be ugly early when the Ragin' Cajuns got out to a 21-point lead barely a quarter into the game, but the LA-Lafayette offense appeared to forget how to play and the Tulane offense woke up. After replacing Nick Montana (yes, boys and girls, he's Joe Montana's son) Devin Powell mounted an impressive comeback (that included the play below...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Tulane falls to ULL 24-21 in New Orleans Bowl

Tulane appeared to have overcame a jittery start to its first bowl game in 11 years, only to be stunned by a cruel ending to kicker Cairo Santos' otherwise distinguished college career Orleans Darkwa scored three touchdowns as the Green Wave rallied from a 21-0 deficit, but Santos' 48-yard field goal try in the final seconds missed wide left, and Tulane fell 24-21 to Louisiana...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

ULL wins New Orleans Bowl as Tulane rally fizzles on missed FG

Playing with a cast on his broken throwing arm, Louisiana-Lafayette quarterback Terrance Broadway wasn't as prolific as usual. Fortunately for the Ragin' Cajuns, they had Corey Trim to make a game-changing play on defense. Trim returned an interception 82 yards for a touchdown, Hunter Stover hit a go-ahead 27-yard field goal in the fourth quarter, and Louisiana-Lafayette...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

New Orleans Bowl Preview: Tulane Vs. LA Lafayette

New Orleans Bowl Tulane(7-5) vs. LA Lafayette(8-4), Dec. 21 9pm ET ESPN, Line Tulane (-2.5) In what amounts to a battle for state pride the Tulane Green Wave takes on the University of Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns in the New Orleans Bowl. The Ragin’ Cajuns are trying for their third straight win in the New Orleans Bowl. This is the first bowl game since 2002 for the Green...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Bowl previews part one

Here is part one of the 2013 bowl previews that will be released over the next few days. Each bowl is previewed with bowl information, point spread, notes, picks, key statistics, and impact players. The six games below are listed in chronological order. Stay tuned for the release of the remaining previews. Gildan New Mexico Bowl Sat., Dec. 21 / 2 p.m. Washington State...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

ULL aims to spoil Tulane's postseason return

Nick Montana has a chance to play his first bowl game in the same stadium where his famous father, Joe, won a Super Bowl. That is, if he's healthy enough to take the field for Tulane in Saturday night's New Orleans Bowl. If Montana can't go, the Green Wave (7-5) won't get any sympathy from Louisiana-Lafayette (8-4), which is in a similar predicament. Ragin'...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

35 bowl games, 35 reasons to watch

Starting Saturday in Albuquerque, N.M., and ending Jan. 6 in Pasadena, Calif., 35 bowl games will be played. You should watch all of them. Here's why. SATURDAY, DEC. 21 New Mexico Bowl Washington State (minus 4 1/2) vs. Colorado State Why watch? We haven't seen Washington Mike Leach coach a postseason game since the 2009 Cotton Bowl, when he was at Texas Tech. Pick...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

College Football 2013: Ranking The Bowl Quarterbacks From 1-70

When you attempt to rank 70 different quarterbacks there will be a difference of opinion. In order to place the quarterbacks in order, I developed an algorithm or "ranking system" to rank the quarterbacks playing in the 2013 bowl season. Factors taken into accout included the following: 1. Touchdowns vs Interceptions Total2. Quarterback Rating3. Total Yards Passing4. Total...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

New Orleans Bowl: Battle for in-state bragging rights

PHOTO: USA Today Sports Tulane Green Wave (7-5) vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns (8-4) Saturday, Dec 21st @ 9 PM EST Line: Tulane by 2.5 How Louisiana got here: When head coach Mark Hudspeth took over the Cajuns, they had not won more than six games since the 1993 season. Hudspeth has won at least 8 games every season (if he wins this game he will have three consecutive...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

New Orleans Bowl: Battle for in-state bragging rights

PHOTO: USA Today Sports Tulane Green Wave (7-5) vs Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns (8-4) Saturday, Dec 21st @ 9 PM EST Line: Tulane by 2.5 How Louisiana got here: When head coach Mark Hudspeth took over the Cajuns, they had not won more than six games since the 1993 season. Hudspeth has won at least 8 games every season (if he wins this game he will have three...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

DC's Preview: R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Tulane vs. LA-LafayetteMercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LASaturday, December 21st, 9:00 PM on ESPNBrendan's Pick: This is only the 13th playing of the New Orleans Bowl, but with hometown Tulane squaring off against neighbor LA-Lafayette it's already projected to be the biggest. Those fans breaking attendance records should see quite a show at the Superdome, as Tulane...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Tulane-Louisiana Preview

Louisiana-Lafayette has a reputation to uphold at the Superdome, but this year it'll have to do it against an opponent that calls New Orleans home. Looking for their third straight New Orleans Bowl victory, the Ragin' Cajuns meet in-state foe Tulane Saturday with the Green Wave making their first bowl appearance since 2002 and both teams battling injuries at quarterback...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Season in Review: Back to .500

Syracuse welcomed Nick Montana and the Tulane Green Wave into the Dome as the Orange tried to get back to .500. The result was a second straight dominating victory.
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Montana leads Tulane to 45-3 win over UTEP

Nick Montana threw for 171 yards and three touchdowns to lead Tulane to a 45-3 win over University of Texas at El Paso Saturday. This was the final game for Tulane at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, which had been home to Green Wave football since 1975. Tulane (7-4, 5-2 Conference USA) now has the most wins in a season since finishing 8-5 in the 2002 season. Tulane took an early...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

UT San Antonio defeats Tulane 10-7

Sean Ianno booted a 34-yard field goal with 14 seconds left as University of Texas San Antonio defeated Tulane 10-7 on Saturday. UTSA (5-5, 4-2 Conference USA) struck in the third quarter when Brandon Armstrong broke a career-long 68-yard TD run on first down after a Tulane field goal miss and tied the game at 7-7. Tulane (6-4, 4-2) had more first downs, more yards total offense...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt’s Picks 2 Click: NCAAF Week 7 – Trim the Fat

I’ll shoot you straight – last week was the worst week I have ever experienced as a bettor. After building up a solid amount of momentum over the course of weeks 4 and 5, I gave it all back on Saturday by going 2-8 and posting a dreadful -19.2 units. Here is where I stand for 2013: Year to Date: 13-19-1, -17.5 units I picked a lot of dogs last week, and it shows. All of them...
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October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Late FG lifts Tulane over North Texas 24-21

Cairo Santos kicked a 27-yard field goal as time expired to lift Tulane over North Texas 24-21 in a Conference USA showdown. Tulane (4-2, 2-0) registered the school's 500th win in the process. Nick Montana tossed a 6-yard touchdown pass to Justyn Shackleford in the first quarter for the Green Wave's only offensive touchdown of the game. Tulane benefited from a 62-yard blocked...
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October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Montana pushes Tulane over L. Tech

Nick Montana threw for 235 yards and two touchdowns to help Tulane rally for a 24-15 win over Louisiana Tech on Thursday night. The Green Wave (2-1, 1-0 Conference USA) trailed 9-7 at halftime before Lorenzo Doss made an interception to set up a 51-yard field goal by Cairo Santos. Montana helped Tulane put the game out of reach late in the third quarter, leading a 94-yard, 11-play...
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September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Metheny leads South Alabama past Tulane 41-39

Ross Metheny threw for 290 yards, ran for another 75 and accounted for four first-half touchdowns as South Alabama held on to beat Tulane 41-39 on Saturday. Tulane (1-1) had a chance to tie the game late after Nick Montana threw a touchdown pass to Ryan Grant with 1:19 remaining, but Montana threw an incomplete pass on the two-point conversion attempt. South Alabama (1-1) then ran...
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September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Tulane 34, Jackson St. 7

The Tulane defense shined in the season opener Thursday night, coming up with four pass interceptions and two fumble recoveries in a 34-7 rout over Jackson State in the season opener for both schools. The Green Wave defense held the Tigers to just 112 yards rushing. Jackson State didn't score until the fourth quarter when Evan Ingram scored on a 9-yard draw play. Tulane'...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Jackson State, Hampton Kickoff HBCU Football 2013

Zach Pendleton will have to step up big for Jackson State to help it defeat Tulane in Thursday night's opener. (Daily Ledger) Jackson State at Tulane (New Orleans Superdome) Jackson State enters the 2013 season with high expectations after an appearance in last season's SWAC title game. JSU brings back an experienced crew, including nine players named to the preseason...
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August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Montana’s son Nick Montana wins Tulane starting quarterback spot

Today Joe Montana’s son, a former JUCO transfer won the starting quarterback spot for Tulane Green Wave. Coach Dennis Johnson announced it today via a news conference.  Nick Montana will not have an easy game, facing one of the FCS’ most dominant shut down corners in the NCAA with Qua Cox.  This will be a […]
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August 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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