October 2010 News Stand



October 28, 2010

Tulane's Casey Robottom has become a go-to guy
Tulane receiver Casey Robottom has had a few doors slammed on him. And no, this is not some sports cliché. These were real doors, and they clapped closed in his face while he was trying to get his mom elected as a parish president.

October 27, 2010

Tulane's football team bucks the trend by staying home when at home
Tulane starting tailback Orleans Darkwa spends nights before home games in his dorm. It's a nonathletic dorm, of course, per NCAA rules.

October 26, 2010

Toledo thinks Tulane is position[ed] for bowl
Although Tulane has posted only three wins, coach Bob Toledo says that Saturday night's 34-24 win over Texas-El Paso gives the Green Wave a fighting [chance] for a bowl berth.

October 25, 2010

Tulane's football team answers Bob Toledo's challenge with win over UTEP
Texas-El Paso's visiting locker room Saturday night might as well have been Bourbon Street during Mardi Gras. Well, minus some fermented grapes.

October 22, 2010

Tulane's football team faces a UTEP QB who is big on experience
Texas El-Paso quarterback Trevor Vittatoe seems like a 10th-year senior to Tulane.

Tulane basketball coach Ed Conroy is putting his plan in motion
Conroy replaced Dave Dickerson, who resigned, in April. Dickerson's up-tempo scheme was popular with the players, but Conroy is implementing a motion offense.

October 21, 2010

Tulane's Cody Sparks is making his mark at tight end
Leaving the dark side, joining the pretty boys -- whatever you call it, Cody Sparks made the transition his sophomore year at Tulane.

October 20, 2010

Tulane's Ryan Griffin getting help from former Wave QB Lester Ricard
Former Tulane quarterback Lester Ricard has taken a liking to the current Green Wave passer, Ryan Griffin; so much so that Ricard has sat down with Griffin to watch game tape of Ricard in his playing days of 2004-06.

October 14, 2010

Tulane coach: Run game will set up passing game
Team prepares to face top-ranked offense.

October 13, 2010

Tulane's Bob Toledo is frustrated after the loss to Army
"We wanted to show progress, but we didn't, " Toledo said.

October 10, 2010

Tulane defense already looking past Army loss
For the rest of the season, Tulane defensive coordinator Steve Stanard will not have to prepare for another grit-and-grind rushing scheme like the one he witnessed Army operate with mastery.

October 8, 2010

Mewelde Moore heads up Tulane's 2010 Hall of Fame Class
Mewelde Moore rushed for 4,364 yards from 2000 to '03 while playing at Tulane, but his final run with the Green Wave will come Saturday.

October 7, 2010

Tulane football team must keep momentum going vs. Army
There's nothing instant about credibility, no shortcut to earning respect.

October 6, 2010

Wave's Ginsburgh enjoys a different approach
Tulane Coach Bob Toledo wasn't quite sure what to make of freshman punter Jonathan Ginsburgh.

Tulane releases its 2011 baseball schedule
Tulane's baseball team is getting ready to begin its fall workouts.

October 4, 2010

Tulane floating on air after 17-14 victory over Rutgers
Tulane didn't need an airplane to get home from New Jersey this weekend, Coach Bob Toledo joked Sunday evening.

October 3, 2010

Tulane trickery does in Rutgers in 17-14 upset on the road
The play was one Rutgers had seen on video, had practiced against all week and had prepared for, knowing Tulane Coach Bob Toledo's penchant for gimmickry.