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August 31, 2009

Solid resolve carries Tulane athletics after Hurricane Katrina
Times-Picayune

August 25, 2009

Tulane Players Cleared To Return To Practice
News Channel 8 ABC

Doctor clears Tulane players for drills
ESPN
More than two dozen Tulane football players are back at practice after coming down with mild flu-like symptoms last week

August 24, 2009

Tulane's football program is overdue for some good fortune
Time-Picayune: John DeShazier
Let's hope that the football gods believe Tulane now has paid a sufficient price and that the program will be left alone for a while, just to see how good it could become through a sustained stretch of good fortune.

August 21, 2009

Tulane tight end Tyler Helm of St. Paul's now No. 1 tight end
Times-Picayune

Freshman RB Payten Jason is impressing Tulane coaches
Times-Picayune

August 20, 2009

Here is what they're saying about Tulane football
Times-Picayune
Tulsa's football team has moved into preparation mode this week as it eyes Tulane for the season opener Sept. 4, according to the Tulsa World.

Tulane football steams in Wednesday morning workout
Times-Picayune

Tulane kicker Ross Thevenot says specialists rounding into form
Times-Picayune

Former Tulane baseball pitcher Michael Aubrey gets the call-up
Times-Picayune
Michael Aubrey, on his way to the Tulane Athletic Hall of Fame for his feats with the program before being drafted in 2003, got called up by the Baltimore Orioles yesterday.

Tulane tight end Cody Sparks out for six weeks
Times-Picayune

August 19, 2009

Last stop, Tulane
ESPN: College Football Nation
The last stop on my Conference USA tour is Tulane.

Logan Kelley's return gives Tulane football team a big boost
Times-Picayune

Deadline day passes without Tulane losing any recruits to pro baseball
Times-Picayune

Tulane Volleyball Receiving Votes in Preseason AVCA Top 25 Poll
New Orleans.com

August 18, 2009

Tulane is counting on the growing pains it endured during a season-ending, eight-game losing streak last year to pay dividends this season.
Baton Rouge Advocate

Superdoming it for Tulane's football practice today
Times-Picayune
Tulane football Coach Bob Toledo ... moved his troops into the Superdome this morning to get the full workout in regardless of whatever those heavy looking clouds decide to do outside the Superdome.

Despite cutbacks, collegiate athletics boom (for a few)
Lakeland Times
In their report, Denhart, Villwock and Vedder looked at the implications of this practice for Tulane University, which has announced the addition of men's swimming and tennis and women's soccer and swimming.

August 14, 2009

Tulane athletes will be honored at tonight's New Orleans Saints game
Times-Picayune
Fifteen Green Wave student-athletes mentored 100 inner-city children through an academic-athletic summer camp at Tulane recently and the children will scrimmaging each other during halftime.

Tulane offensive linemen caught in shuffle
Times-Picayune
Hendrickson, Tulane's left tackle and all-important protector of the Kemp's blind side, is part of a retooled line.

August 13, 2009

No excuses for Tulane
Memphis Commercial-Appeal
The statute of limitations on Hurricane Katrina is officially over as far as Tulane coach Bob Toledo is concerned.

Tulane receiver Casey Robottom dependable, unassuming
Times-Picayune
The receiver from St. Charles has made inroads with the Green Wave precisely by not making waves.

W. Golf. Tulane Golfers Enjoy a Summer Full of Success, Championships
WGSO AM

Counting Down: Houston
rivals.com
This is the seventh installment of an ongoing feature which counts down Tulane's 2009 season from back-to-front analyzing each opponent throughout the schedule.

Two Tulane volleyball players are named preseason Conference USA
Times-Picayune
Just three-days into preseason practice, a pair of Tulane University volleyball standouts have already picked up preseason honors as Visnja Djurdjevic and Jenn Miller were named to the 2009 Conference USA Preseason Volleyball Team, the league announced Wednesday.

August 12, 2009

Tulane hopes good health means more wins
USA Today
"Morale is really high. The kids are fired up," Toledo said.

Fortunes change in big way for Green Wave's Podet
Times-Picayune
Senior linebacker awarded scholarship

It's hot, it's muggy, it must be time for August two-a-day practices
Times-Picayune
Today is the Green Wave's first two-a-day session of the 2009-10 season and my bet is it will be sweltering.

Patience, Time Need for Toledo at Tulane
New Orleans.com
I hope the so-called experts are wrong.

NCAA Football Preview - Tulane Green Wave
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
OUTLOOK: Without a doubt Tulane should be much more competitive than last year, barring an abundance of injuries once again.

Tulane quarterback Joe Kemp impressive at Tuesday's practice
Times-Picayune
Tulane Coach Bob Toledo said it appears sophomore quarterback Joe Kemp is finding his comfort zone in the offense.

New Jersey offensive tackle picks Tulane
Times-Picayune
Tulane continues to pile in verbal commitments, getting its 17th commitment from New Jersey lineman Adam Skidmore.

August 11, 2009

Levy excels at Cryan
CentralJersey.com
Tennis tournament is Tulane tune-up

Tulane football coach Bob Toledo happy with his team's first workout in full pads
Times-Picayune

RENEWED OPTIMISM WITH THE WAVE
Times-Picayune
Last season's 2-10 record faint memory as players focus on future

Wave snags 16th football commitment
WGNO TV
Tulane has landed a 16th football commitment. He's tight end Matt Marfisi from Tomball, Texas.

August 10, 2009

Tulane receiver Jeremy Williams reeling them in at practice, with video
Times-Picayune

AUBREY, MARLER HEADLINE TULANE'S 2009 HALL OF FAME CLASS
New Orleans.com
The 2009 edition of the Tulane University Athletics Hall of Fame will feature three Green Wave All-America student-athletes from the early 2000's, including Michael Aubrey, Solomon Kandie and Seth Marler, a two-sport female athlete in Mashandra Hall and George Sweeney, who served as the Tulane beatwriter for Times-Picayune and its predecessor newspapers for almost half a century, was the recipient of the Billy Slatten Award.

TULANE DETERMINED TO PROVE CRITICS WRONG
New Orleans.com

Tulane Green Wave football coach Bob Toledo gives a healthy assessment
Times-Picayune
"I'm staying on the health kick, " Toledo said. "As a football team, we're bigger, stronger, faster and in far better shape than we were at this time last year..."

August 7, 2009

Tulane Football Completes First Practice of 2009 Fall Camp
Times-Picayune
The Tulane football team completed its first practice of the 2009 preseason fall camp this morning with an energetic 24-period session that lasted two and half hours at the Westfeldt Practice Facility.

Tulane QB Kemp has 'good first day'
Times-Picayune
Toldeo pleased with team's performance

August 6, 2009

Tulane's Ross Thevenot Named to Ray Guy Award Watch List for Top Collegiate Punter
WGSO AM

August 5, 2009

Tulane's Anderson named to elite list
WGSO AM
Tulane senior running back Andre Anderson has been added to the Doak Walker preseason watch list.

Tulane commitment Zach Davis hopes to pull weight with Green Wave
Times-Picayune
On Monday, he became Tulane's 15th football commitment for 2010.

Tulane's fall football practices begin Thursday with 16 returning starters
Times-Picayune

August 4, 2009

GEORGIA PREP LINEBACKER ZACH DAVIS COMMITS TO TULANE
Examiner
The Tulane football program has picked up another commitment Monday from outside linebacker Zach Davis of Collins Hill High School in Suwanee, Georgia