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Tulane bookstore now selling 1998 national championship T-shirts

After taking down Auburn in the Peach Bowl to finish undefeated, the UCF Knights have famously declared themselves national champions. Apparently, that struck a nerve with Tulane, which accomplished a similar feat in 1998, going undefeated after beating BYU in the Liberty Bowl that year.Tulane’s bookstore, according to College Football Talk, is now selling 1998 national championship...
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January 05, 2018  |  Discuss

Nebraska QB Tanner Lee declares for 2018 NFL Draft

He’s coming off a junior season that saw him complete less than 58 percent of his passes en route to throwing 16 interceptions for what was a bad Nebraska team.But this apparently hasn’t stopped quarterback Tanner Lee from believing he can make it in the NFL.On Thursday, Lee announced that he will forgo his senior season in Lincoln and enter the 2018 NFL Draft. Really. A transfer...
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December 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Tulane teams up with brewery to produce Green Wave Beer

There has been a growing trend in recent years at many major college football stadiums. Many universities have finally realized a great way they can generate more revenue — sell beer. It is not unusual for fans to drink beer in the parking lots while they tailgate before games. Many would not stop drinking if they didn’t have to. But since their stadium didn’t previously allow beer...
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July 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Tulane bounces back to beat UMass 31-24 behind Encalade

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) Terren Encalade caught seven passes for 125 yards and a touchdown, and Tulane put together a 24-0 run to come back and beat Massachusetts 31-24 on Saturday night. Trailing 14-0 after back-to-back 12-yard touchdown passes by UMass' Andrew Ford to Andy Isabella, the Green Wave's Dontrell Hilliard scored on an 11-yard run to cut the deficit to a TD. Andrew DiRocco...
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October 01, 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 drilled...
Via FOX Sports
June 05, 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...
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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...
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March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Source: Former Bucs, Tulane QB Shaun King to become USF QB coach

Former Tulane great Shaun King, the former Tampa Bay Bucs QB, will become the new USF quarterbacks coach, a source told FOX Sports on Tuesday morning.The 38-year-old St. Petersburg, Fla., native led the Green Wave to an undefeated season in 1998 and set an NCAA record for passing efficiency. He finished 10th in the Heisman voting that year. As an NFL QB, King helped the Bucs get...
Via FOX Sports
February 16, 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...
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February 13, 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 I’ve ever...
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January 24, 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 pulls away from Prairie View A&M, 63-49

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Louis Dabney scored 24 points and had three steals to help lead Tulane to a 63-49 victory over Prairie View A&M on Monday night. Dabney made 6 of his 12 field goal attempts and finished a perfect 9 of 9 at the free throw line. Malik Morgan had nine points, six rebounds and four steals for the Green Wave (6-4), who have won four of five games. Tulane held...
Via Associated Press
December 14, 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

Curtis Johnson out as Tulane head coach

Curtis Johnson is officially out as head coach of the Tulane Green Wave, per a statement from athletic director Rick Dickson, who also happens to be on his way out. “I want to thank CJ for his hard work and his dedication to rebuilding the Green Wave football program,” Dickson said in a statement. “His efforts were rewarded in 2013 when Tulane reached its first bowl in 11 years....
Via Campus Sports Net
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

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 that...
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, The University...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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