Tulane News Stand

Welcome to the "Tulane News Stand," a listing with links to stories from around the country on the Green Wave brought to you by CapitalOne.

Nov. 20, 2015

Resilient Tulane squad ready for final two games of 2015
When Tulane WR Teddy Veal didn't catch a pass against UConn, it was the first time in his Green Wave career he had been held without a catch

Southern Stuns Tulane
The Advocate
It was Southern's first win against Tulane in nine games

Florida State edges Tulane women 
The Advocate
A career game from sophomore Kolby Morgan

Nov. 19, 2015

Lisa Stockton says the Green Wave women playing at No. 6 Florida State is a good opportunity
The Advocate
Green Wave women's hoops coach Lisa Stockton says No. 6 FSU is a great opportunity

Big road test awaits Tulane women's hoops on Thursday
A 2-0 Tulane squad will hit the road for the first time against No. 6 Florida State

Tulane travels to Southern for first road game
The Tulane men's squad travels to nearby Baton Rouge to take on Southern in first road game

Nov. 17, 2015

Tulane's Andrew DiRocco named American Conference Speical Teams Player of the Week
Tulane kicker Andrew DiRocco was named The American Special Teams Player ofthe Week

Tulane's Stockton wants to see intensity, defense vs JSU
The Advocate
Coach Stockton found several things of which to be pleased about in the Wave's 16-point victory Friday vs. Little Rock

Tulane outlasts Drake in OT and even record at 1-1
The Advocate
On the brink of an early season crises, the Tulane men's hoops team found a way out just in time

Nov. 12, 2015

Tulane Green Wave at Army Black Knights
Underdog Dynasty
When Tulane put together its 2015 schedule, the powers that be had to notice a trend

Tulane's Lorne Don inks four standout golfers
Tulane third-year head coach Lorne Don announced the signing of Bjornberg, Correia, Genoux and Gibson

Tulane signs 11 for baseball in early period
Tulane baseball has set itself up quite nicely for the 2017 season

Tulane women's basketball team hosts Little Rock to begin season, matchup of two NCAA Tournament teams from last season
The Advocate
Coach Stockton remembers last season's victory at Little Rock as one of the Green Wave's best performances

Tulane women's basketball looking to balance old and new in 2015-16
If the Tulane women's basketball team wants to make to the tournament for the second straight year, the Wave will have to depend on a mixture of old and new

Tulane, full of New Orleans-area players, starts men's basketball season against Alabama A&M
The Advocate
Freshman Melvin Frazier anticipates more than 30 family members and friends will attend Friday's game

Local flavor should help lift Tulane men's basketball in 2015-16
When the men's squad hits the floor this season, the Wave will have a different look than in years past

Tulane coach Curtis Johnson: 'I don't think these kids ever quit in anything'
Tulane will travel to face Army in West Point, N.Y. on Saturday afternoon 

Nov. 11, 2015

Preview: Alabama A&M at Tulane
Tulane had a habit in recent years of getting off to strong starts only to slow when conference play hits

Tulane tries to jump start stagnant offense Saturday at Army
As the Wave heads to Army, the Tulane offense is in a prolonged funk

Curtis Johnson emphasizing strong finish to Tulane season
WVUE Fox 8
Tulane lost its fifth straight game Saturday in a homecoming contest against UConn

Curtis Johnson says play calling not cause of Tulane's tumble against UConn
The Advocate
After reviewing the video of Tulane's 7-3 loss to UConn, coach Curtis Johnson said the play calling was not an issue in the dismal performance

Nov. 10, 2015

'5 Things to Know' in Tulane Athletics
The Tulane men's and women's basketball teams will each begin their respective seasons on Friday, Nov. 13, with a doubleheader at Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse

Nov. 9, 2015

Interception return gives Connecticut 7-3 win over Tulane
Fox Sports
Jamar Summers scored on a 67-yard interception return to give UConn the edge it needed to defeat Tulane 7-3 on Saturday night

Two blind long snappers take on Division-I football
Only A Game
Aaron Golub is in his second season as a member of the Tulane Green Wave

Army Black Knights vs Tulane Green Wave
Tulane Green Wave travel to Michie Stadium to take the field with the Army Black Knights

Tulane quarterback Tanner Lee blames himself for shortcomings in 7-3 loss to Connecticut
The Advocate
Tanner Lee blamed himself for plenty that went wrong with the Tulane offense

Heavy rains hamper Tulane's performance in 7-3 loss to UConn
Inclement weather hampered the offenses of both Tulane and UConn on Saturday evening

Nov. 6, 2015

After four tough opponents, Tulane hopes to turn it around vs UConn
Tulane stumbled through a gauntlet of the best teams in The American

Tulane running back Wadleigh earns CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District 6
To be eligible, a student-athlete must maintain a 3.30 GPA and possess a sophomore academic standing

Tulane Women's Basketball debut with 90-48 exh. win over Loyola
The Green Wave debuted in high fashion, defeating Freret Street neighbor Loyola, 90-48

Green Wave men take down Loyola, 89-69, in hoops exhibition
Hosting an exhibition, Tulane men walked away with a lopsided 89-69 win over Wolf Pack

Tulane's Curtis Johnson hopes birthday celebration carries into the weekend
At the end of Thursday's practice, Tulane's football team serenaded Coach Johnson with 'Happy Birthday'

Teammates, city meant more than soccer for Tulane Katrina Class inductee Kathryn Alario
When Tulane suspended eight programs in December 2005 in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the student-athletes in those programs had a choice to make

Nov. 5, 2015

Connecticut at Tulane
Green Wave put a fleeting scare into No. 13 Memphis last week

Tulane Athletics once again ranks among nation's top schools in Graduation Success Rates
Tulane Athletics is one of 14 schools in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) that graduate at least 90 percent of all of its student-athletes

October 30, 2015

Tulane preparing to start redshirt Jordy Joseph against Memphis
Tulane quarterback Jordy Joseph thought his college football career was over last fall

Tulane wraps up a productive baseball fall practice
The Advocate
Matt Rowland capped off a competitive month-and-a-half of fall baseball for Tulane

October 29, 2015

Tulane backup Jordy Joseph likely to start at Memphis
The Advocate
In an unlikely turn of events, seldom used Tulane QB Jordy Joseph will see how he measures up to Memphis

Tulane Basketball to host Midnight Madness
To help gear up for the upcoming men's and women's basketball seasons, both Green Wave squads will team up to host Midnight Madness

October 28, 2015

After solid performance in loss to run-oriented Navy, Tulane preps for passing strong Memphis
The Advocate
Three days after losing to Navy 31-14, Tulane players and coaches still were shaking theirs heads about letting one get away

Tulane coach Curtis Johnson: 'There are no moral victories'
Coach Johnson does not consider his team's performance against Navy as a moral victory

Tulane-Memphis Preview
FOX Sports
Memphis now ranks sixth in the country in total offense

Orleans Darkwa hopes to boost Giants rush game
NY Daily News
He scored 39 TDs at Tulane

October 27, 2015

Analyzing Orleans Darkwa's emergence
The Tulane product carried the ball eight times for 48 yards and the Giants' lone offensive touchdown

Ryan Grant snags first career NFL touchdown
Drafted by the Redskins in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL Draft out of Tulane, Grant was used sparingly in rookie season

Tulane women picked fifth in AAC for basketball
The Advocate
The AAC coaches expect the Tulane women's basketball team to duplicate its performance from 2014-15 season

October 26, 2015

Tulane basketball to host Midnight Madness
Men's and women's basketball teams to host joint event Thursday, Oct. 29, starting at 10 pm CT

Fall World Series in store for Tulane Baseball on Oct. 27-29
Fall practice for Tulane's baseball squad will culminate in the annual Fall Ball World Series

Tulane defensive strategy catches Navy by suprise
Navy had two weeks to prepare for Tulane and the offense prepared for one particular front

Strong defensive effort not enough as Tulane falls to Navy, 31-14
Tulane's offense couldn't support a strong showing by the Green Wave defense

Kennan Reynolds leads Navy past Tulane, 31-14
The Advocate
Navy's Reynolds faced constant pressure from a gang of Tulane defenders who were determined to keep him grounded

Tulane washes over Vanderbilt in home opener
Swimming World Magazine
Tulane washed over Vandyin home opener Saturday at the Reily Center Natatorium

October 23, 2015

Tulane athletics has come a long way in last decade
Capital Gazette
Tulane's most recent appearance in Annapolis was 10 years ago and came courtesy of the Naval Academy Athletic Association

Tulane accepts invite to join CCSA Beach Volleyball Conference
Tulane beach volleyball will have a new home for the 2016 season as they'll be an inaugural member of the Coastal Collegiate Sports Association

Tulane women's basketball - young, but versatile - seek second straight NCAA Tournament appearance
The Advocate
The Green Wave, which went 22-11 last season, has six newcomers, including five freshmen for the first time since 2010

Green Wave energized by talented newcomers
The Advocate
Just as in 2013-14, the Green Wave had more new faces than old ones at Media Day, but the similarities end there

Tanner Lee hoping to get Tulane's offense moving against Navy
Tulane's offense will get a much needed shot in the arm Saturday when quarterback Tanner Lee returns to the starting lineup

October 22, 2015

Tulane quarterback Tanner Lee cleared to play Saturday at Navy
The Advocate
Tulane will at leave have its first-string quarterback when it faces another first-rate opponent Saturday

October 20, 2015

Tulane Releases 2016 baseball schedule, highlighted by 32 home tilts
Looking to return to the postseason for the second straight year, Tulane baseball has peppered its schule with top competition

'5 things to know' in Tulane Athletics
Tulane unveils serach committee for next Green Wave Director of Athletics

October 19, 2015

Tulane men's basketball freshman Melvin Frazier looks promising in initial workouts
The Advocate
A look at freshman Melvin Frazier

No. 24 Houston hammers Tulane 42-7
The Advocate
Recap of Tulane football's game last Friday

Aloiloi, Newton lead Tulane Cross Country at pre-nationals
The Green Wave men finished 22nd and the women came in 24th

Green Wave bowling takes eighth place at Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Invitational 
Tulane's bowling squad had another solid day on the lanes during the conclusion of the Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Invitational 

October 16, 2015

No. 19 Green Wave opens season hosting fourth-annual Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Bowling Inv.
The Advocate
The fifth year of Tulane's bowling program gets underway on Friday

Tulane's Kolby Morgan named preseason All-Conference
The Wave's first preseason award was already given out on Thursday

Tulane long snapper becomes first legally blind player to play in a D-I game
Earlier this month, Tulane sophomore Aaron Golum became first legally blind play in D-I football game

Houston-Tulane preview
The unbeaten Cougars take the field as a ranked team for the first time in four seasons

Tulane wants to land athletic director 'promptly,' expects many applicants
The Advocate
The search committee for a sucessor to retiring Tulane athletic director Rick Dickson will have its first meeting Friday morning

October 15, 2015

As the Houston game approaches, Tulane searches for ways to rebound from bad breaks
The Advocate
Nothing comes in small doses for Tulane's football team

October 14, 2015

Houston-Tulane preview
Fox Sports
The unbeaten Cougars take the field as a ranked team for the first time in four seasons in Friday night's AAC clash at Tulane

October 13, 2015

Tulane QB Tanner Lee to miss showdown vs. Houston
The Advocate
Starting QB Tanner Lee will miss Tulane's game against 24th ranked Houston on Friday

'5 things to know' in Tulane Athletics: Koepfer's big swing
Tulane men's tennis standout Dominik Koepfer fell just shy of reaching his goal of a national championship

October 12, 2015

Tulane Green Wave vs. Houston Cougars
The Green Wave look to slowdown the red hot Houston Cougars when they meet in Week 7.

Tulane brings best bowling team yet into challenging season opener
Head Coach Hayley Veitch calls the 'most experienced and talented team' in the program's short history

Tulane golfer Emily Penttila to represent Finland in Spirit International
Penttiila will get the opportunity to rep her home country of Finland

Malik Morgan, Jernard Jarreau ready to get rolling at Tulane
The Advocate
Both of them could not be happier to be back in New Orleans

Monday Morning Rewind: Tulane
The Advocate
Houston, the second of four straight AAC leaders Tulane will face in October, comes to Yulman on Friday

October 9, 2015

Temple Owls square up with Tulane Green Wave in conference matchup
The contest is slated for Saturday at 11 pm CT at Lincoln Financial Field

Former NFL coach, Tulane assistant Lindy Infante passes away
Lindy Infante, the offensive coordinator for Tulane teams under Larry Smith did Thursday in St. Augustine, Florida, after a lengthy illness

Tulane Green Wave at Temple Owls: Preview
Underdog Dynasty
A prediction of Saturday's matchup

Temple-Tulane football switched to ESPNU
Originally airing on ESPNews, the game has been shifted to ESPNU

Tulane's Koepfer and Jao advance at ITA All-American Championships
The Tulane men's tennis tandem of Koepfer and Jao got off to a great start in the first round singles and doubles main draws

Tulane hoping pass rush carries over into Temple game
Tulane defensive end Royce LaFrance said he's never seen a stretch of plays like what he was a part of last Saturday vs UCF

October 8, 2015

Temple vs Tulane prediction, game preview
Campus Insiders
The Temple Owls and Tulane Green Wave meet for just the third-ever time

Can Tulane beat undefeated Temple in Philly?
Tulane and Temple share a piece of unique history

Kansas City Chief's Brazilian kicker Cairo Santos drills seven field goal tries
American Football International
Santos is a Brazilian citizen who was signed by the Chiefs in 2014

October 7, 2015

Zach Block likely to replace Peter Picerelli as Tulane's punter
The Advocate
Peter Picerelli's long stint as Tulane's first-string punter may be coming to an end

Freshman FS Roderic Tteamer to start for Tulane, punting competition open Curtis Johnson says
Tulane HC Curtis Johnson said freshman safety Roderic Teamer has earned the right to start

Curtis Johnson reviews Tulane's UCF win, trip to Temple
Video of Tulane head football coach Curtis Johnson's press conference

Tulane Volleyball hosts Houston Wednesday in 'Dig Pink!' match
When Tulane hosts Houston on Wednesday, the match will be about much more than the outcome

Tulane finishes in 11th place at Windy City Classic
Senior Silvia Garces stroked a 3-under 69 on the final day, giving her a 211 total and a tie for fourth place

October 6, 2015

Saints, LSU, Tulane all winners this past weekend; can you guess the last time that happened
The Advocate
The answer: November 2013

Tulane long snapper 1st legally blind player in a D-I game
Tulane long snapper Aaron Golub became the first legally blind person to play in a D-I football game on Saturday

5 things to know in Tulane athletics
Tulane football not only chalked up its first conference win of the year, but made history along the way

Marquee series from early early college baseball schedule releases
Tulane vs. Illinois

Three things we learned about week five American Athletic Conference football
Underdog Dynasty
Tulane's defense might make for an interesting game against Temple

Tulane basketball 2015-16 season preview
In 2014-15, Tulane was just one AAC Tournament win away from finishing the season with an overall .500 record

October 5, 2015

Tulane overcomes conditions for solid showing at Paul Short Run
The Tulane University cross country team combined nine lifetime-best marks

Tulane long-snapper becomes first legally blind player in FBS game
Golub, a sophomore, snapped on an extra point after the Green Wave's final touchdown in a 45-31 victory over Central Florida

Tulane snapper Aaron Golub - legally blind - makes history on an extra point
The Advocate
Tulane made history when legally blind Aaron Golub snapped for an extra point during Green Wave's 45-31 victory 

Tulane 45, UCF 31: Guerry Smith's three and out
The Advocate
Tulane has the playmakers to compete in The American

Photos: Tanner Lee triumphs with four touchdown passes, Tulane gets an easy win against UCF for second straight victory
The Advocate
Tulane's Yulman Stadium hosted the Knights of Central Florida

Parry Nickerson's version of the Meachem Miracle fuels Tulane rout: Jeff Duncan
Curtis Johnson knows as well as anyone that one play can define a football season

Monday Morning Rewind: Tulane
The Advocate
Tulane finds out whether it can contend in The American with a trip to Philadelphia to play Temple

October 2, 2015

UCF Knights at Tulane Green Wave
Underdog Dynasty
Tulane head coach Curtis Johnson is expectating a battle

Tulane preparing for early start Saturday against UCF
The Advocate
For just the second time since 2008, the Green Wave will host an 11 a.m. kickoff in New Orleans

Tulane volleyball heads to Florida for pair of American matches
Tulane volleyball will look to win its first league matches outside of New Orleans for the first time since 2013

October 1, 2015

Wanna play receiver for Tulane? Green Wave down to five scholarship receivers for UCF game Saturday
The Advocate
One thing is certain as Tulane preps for its American opener against UCF at Yulman Stadium

2016 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame inductees announced
Included in the class is 21-year long Tulane baseball coach Rick Jones

September 30, 2015

Matt Forte: The all-purpose back
Forte was a record-setting player for the Green Wave where he earned his degree in Finance

La. Sports Hall of Fame announces 2016 class
Tulane baseball coach Rick Jones co-headlines 2016 inductee class

Tulane's Dominik Koepfer looks to build on national semifinal run
Green Wave senior reached the semis of the first national collegiate tournament of the fall season

Big run lifts Tulane volleyball past cross-town foe UNO, 3-1
Tulane weathered the storm and defeated the Privateers, 3-1, at Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse

Reyes named Tulane Director of Men's Basketball Operations
Tulane head men's basketball coach Ed Conroy announced the addition of Donald Reyes to the staff

The loser of Saturday's Central Florida-Tulane may not recover for rest of season
The Advocate
For both Tulane and UCF, Saturday's contest is a must-win

Tulane sophomore DT Sean Wilson returns to practice for the first time since injuring his leg in season opener
The Advocate
Tulane's defensive line will receive a significant boost with the return of Wilson

Tulane coach Curtis Johnson hoping confidence from Maine victory carries over into UCF
With October around the corner, Tulane has turned its attention to American Conference play

September 29, 2015

Tulane Green Wave vs. Central Florida Knights
Preview of Tulane vs UCF in New Orleans

September 28, 2015

Tulane volleyball opens American action with 3-2 win over Tulsa
The Green Wave rallied from a 21-16 deficit in the second stanza to even the match with a 25-22 victory

Philadelphia Phillies need Brian Bogusevic to realize his power potential
The Chicago native and Tulane grad had his best season for the Astros in 2011

Tulsa native, Tulane AD Rick Dickson announces retirement
Former Tulsa AD and current Tulane AD Rick Dickson has announced that he'll be retiring in May 2016

Tulane's Rick Dickson clearly cared-maybe too much-but he faced one heck off an uphill battle
The Advocate
Say this for Rick Dickson: He cared about Tulane's athletes

September 25, 2015

Tulane volleyball to open American slate on Friday against Tulsa
Green Wave play host to rival Tulsa at 7 pm inside Avron B. Fogelman in Devlin Fieldhouse

September 24, 2015

Tulane upbeat heading into off week while focusing on fundamentals
Tulane isn't preparing for a game this Saturday but that doesn't mean coach Curtis Johnson's squad isn't trying to get better

Tulane players look twoard next week and keep their faith in Curtis Johnson
The Advocate
When the final second ticked off the clock in Tulane's 38-7 win over Maine, Nico Marley congratulated Coach Johnson and shook his hand

Tulane adds former LSU tennis standout Chris Simpson to women's coaching staff
Chris Simpson was a 2015 graduate from LSU where he was a three-time All-SEC selection

September 23, 2015

American Digital Network announces 8 Tulane women's basketball broadcasts
ADN coverage of the Wave will kick-off on Dec. 30 when Tulane hosts Houston in the conference season opener

Tulane's Roger Dunaway at GNOSF Quarterback Club
Dunaway talks about the Green Wave after their first football win of the season

September 22, 2015

Tulane picks up game changing commitment from Indiana's Olivia Johnson
Johnson is a gigantic pickup for Tulane

Tulane basketball grants release to 2015 signee Kipper Nichols
Tulane coach Ed Conroy announced Monday evening that Class of 2015 signee Kipper Nichols, would not be joining the Green Wave for the 2015-16 season for personal reasons

Numbers add up to encouragement for Tulane in win over Maine
Yes, Tulane's win over Maine was expected, but there were clear positives for the Wave moving forward

September 21, 2015

Tulane Green Wave gets needed win against Maine, 38-7
Underdog Dynasty
Tulane didn't get off to the start it wanted on Saturday, but eventually got to work

AAC Notebook: West looks best early in AAC season
Lindy's Sports
Even previously winless Tulane got into the act, earning a convincing 38-7 victory over Maine

Tulane's Dominik Koepfer's Master's Tournament run ends in semis
Senior Dominik Koepfer fell in three sets to TCU's Cameron Norrie at the Oracle/ITA Master's Tournament

Tulane Cross Country post 6 lifetime best marks at Sundodger Invite
Six Green Wave student-athletes posted lifetime best marks as the Tulane cross country team participated in the 24th Annual Sundodger Cross Country Inv.

Green Wave women's tennis wraps play at UCF Quad
The Tulane women's tennis team wrapped its first fall tournament of the 2015-16 season on Sunday afternoon in Orlando

Tulane Men's Tennis Wrap Up Successful Rice Invitational
Sebastian Rey and Eric Wagner highlighted play for Tulane, each winning their singles draws in Houston

Balanced offense, strong defense lead Tulane to victory
Saturday night, Tulane won their first game of the 2015 season, beating the University of Maine 38-7 in Yulman Stadium. 

Tulane overcomes slow start to beat Maine, 38-7
Tanner Lee threw for 277 yards and a touchdown to lead Tulane past Maine 38-7 Saturday night

Tulane get confidence-building win, runs past Maine with 38-7 victory
Tulane wanted to get back to the basics this week against Maine

September 18, 2015

Tulane men's tennis begins fall campaign
The Green Wave are set to officially return to the courts starting Friday

Tulane hosts White-Out game vs. Maine on Saturday at Yulman Stadium
Tulane returns home on Saturday to host a first time meeting with Maine

Tulane going back to basics for Saturday night contest with Maine
Tulane's 2015 season hasn't gotten off to the start it wanted

September 17, 2015

Tulane turns to running back Lazedrick Thompson to try to hammer away at Maine
The Advocate
After getting flattened by Duke and Georgia Tech, Tulane is turning to a player who can dish out his own punishment

Tulane safety Darion Monroe eager to get back on field after suspension
The Advocate
Senior safety Darion Monroe stood on the sideline during Tulane's debacle against Georgia Tech

September 16, 2015

Tulane's Curtis Johnson recaps Georgia Tech loss, previews Maine game
Tulane head coach Curtis Johnson led his team through practicie this morning and began preparations for this week's opponent, Maine

Tulane's Koepfer and Jao tabbed with preseason national tennis rankings
Tulane senior standout Dominik Koepfer found himself on both lists, checking in at No. 10 in singles and No. 39 in doubles alongside junior Chi-Shan Jao

Curtis Johnson, Tulane have backs against the wall
The Advocate
You'd be hard-pressed to find anyone out there not pulling for Curtis Johnson to succeed at Tulane

Darion Monroe ready to learn from mistakes, lead Tulane against Maine
Tulane defensive back Darion Monroe had started every game since his freshman year

Tulane coach Curtis Johnson: "I can't be upset with everything"
Tulane coach Curtis Johnson said he was disappointed in his team's performance against Georgia Tech but still believes there were some positives to take from the losses

September 15, 2015

Green Wave starts Fall Ball this week
Tulane baseball will kick off their fall practices on Tuesday, Sept. 15, at Greer Field at Turchin Stadium, as the team welcomes a bevy of newcomers who look to join forces with a group of returners who made a trip to the 2015 NCAA Regionals

Tulane counting on new faces to rebuild
The Advocate
Hoping to build on its first regional appearance in seven years, Tulane baseball will have plenty of new faces when it starts fall practice on Tuesday

Top 10: College campuses for recruits to visit, non-hoops version
Tulane checks in at No. 3

September 14, 2015

No. 15 Georgia Tech crushes Tulane behind Thomas
Georgia Tech quarterback Justin Thomas made a believer out of Tulane coach Curtis Johnson on Saturday

Monday morning rewind: Tulane
The Advocate
Tulane faces a must-win game against Maine, an FCS team that was competitive in a 24-3 loss at Boston College

Georgia Tech 65, Tulane 10: Guerry Smith's three and out 
The Advocate
Tulane needs to show dramatic improvement in its special teams

Tulane finishes fourth at Mary Fossum Invitational
Tulane's golf team combined for a 28-over 316 total for a fourth place finish in the team race

New Orleans Saints offensive coordinator happy for Ryan Griffin's chance with Bucs
Signed as undrafted free agent out of Tulane, Griffin spent most of the last two seasons on the Saints practice squad

September 11, 2015

Tulane out to fix mistakes against nationally ranked Georgia Tech
It's another week and it means it's another ACC opponent for Curtis Johnson and the Tulane Green Wave

Tulane special teams joined sputtering offense against Duke
The Advocate
Tulane's new season was met with old problems

Tulane's Moses Aloiloi named The American's Runner of the Week
Green Wave cross country standout Moses Aloiloi was named The American Athletic Conference Runner of the Week

Tulane Volleyball to host Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Classic
The Tulane volleyball team will open the home portion of the 2015 season on Friday when the Green Wave host the Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Classic

Tulane opens 2015 fall golf campaign at Mary Fossum Invitational
Tulane's women's golf team makes its much anticipated 2015-16 debut this weekend in East Lansing, Mich.

Forte on 2015 season with Bears: 'This might be my last year here'
Forte was a second-round draft pick out of Tulane in 2008

September 10, 2015

Georgia Tech vs Tulane Prediction, Game Preview
Campus Insiders
After defeating Alcorn State, 69-6, in the opener, Georgia Tech begins to gradually face tougher competition with this week's visit from Tulane

From goat to hero: The ballad of Tulane WR Devon Breaux
Underdog Dynasty
It was a simple one-man show, featuring none other than Tulane junior WR Devon Breaux

September 9, 2015

Tulane focused on 'tackling' Georgia Tech and its own problems
When Tulane coach Curtis Johnson led the Green Wave to the New Orleans Bowl in the 2013 season, things didnn't seem pretty in the beginning of the season

Tulane coach Curtis Johnson reminds his team 'It's not over yet'
Coach Johnson reminded his team this week that the season isn''t over just yet and recounted a story from two seasons ago to help drive that point home

Green Wave needs to turn things around in a hurry
The Advocate
Last week's 37-7 loss to Duke echoed all of the things that led to last season's 3-9 finish

Coach Curtis Johnson remains confident in Green Wave
The Advocate
Don't look for any significant lineup changes for Tulane coming off its 37-7 loss to Duke

September 8, 2015

Tulane seeks to improve tackling before tackling Georgia Tech and its option attack
The Advocate
Tulane travels to 16th-ranked, defending ACC Coastal division champion Georgia Tech, which routed FCS member Alcorn State 69-6 last Thursday

Former New Orleans Saints and Tulane QB Ryan Griffin claimed by Tampa Bay Buccaneers
QB Ryan Griffin was waived on Saturday by the Saints

Green Wave gears up for ground-pound Georgia Tech
The Advocate
A lack of familiarity should not be a problem this Saturday at Georgia Tech

Paul Johnson impressed by Tulane linebacker Nico Marley
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
After watching video of the Tulane-Duke game, coach Paul Johnson was quite entertained by Tulane linebacker Nico Marley

Broncos add 6 players to the team's practice squad
Former Tulane CB Taurean Nixon added to Denver's practice squad

September 4, 2015

Tulane loses season opener to Duke, 37-7
Tulane sophomore QB Tanner Lee and company couldn't get any momentum going on Thursday night

Tulane offense sputters, special teams falter in season-opening defeat to Duke
Tulane's offense and special teams struggled in Thursday's opener

Tulane's opener had many of the woes of 2014: Stagnant offense, special-teams blows and lopsided result
The Advocate
New-look Tulane bore far too much resemblance to the team that ended 2014

September 3, 2015

Despite underdog status, coach Curtis Johnson confident the Wave can buck history in season opener against Duke
The Advocate
To beat Duke in a 2015 season-opening rematch on Thursday night at Yulman, Tulane will have to buck history in a big way

Tulane hosts Duke in the 2015 football season opener Thursday at Yulman
The Tulane Green Wave football team opens its 121st season on Thursday at 8:30 pm in a nationally televised game on the CBS Sports Network against the Duke Blue Devils

The American releases 2015-16 league slate for Women's Basketball 
The Tulane Green Wave will officially begin conference play at home on Dec. 30, when they welcome Houston to Devlin Fieldhouse.

Five questions: Duke vs. Tulane
Duke football kicks off the 2015 season on Thursday night at Tulane

September 2, 2015

Tulane coach Curtis Johnson says team wants to get to postseason in 2015
Two days before the college football season kicks off, Tulane coach Curtis Johnson was all smiles as he addressed the media at his weekly press conference Tuesday afternoon

Tulane announces American Athletic Conference schedule
The Advocate
The Tulane men's basketball team will face traditional powers Cincinnati and Temple only once in The American this year

More experienced Wave ready to open season against Duke Thursday night
A host of 2014 freshmen are a year older. How much better will Tulane be in 2015? The answers begin to arrive Thursday night

September 1, 2015

Tulane releases depth chart ahead of season opener against Duke
Tulane coach Curtis Johnson has a strong class of freshmen but he won't need to rely on them so early and often in 2015

Tulane's Andrew DiRocco named placekicker after Steven Logan pulls muscle
The Advocate
Tulane's shaky place-kicking battle was settled by default

Tulane completes 'Yulman Challenge' fundraising goal for new stadium
Tulane University officials announced the successful completion of the Yulman Challenge issued last year by Richard Yulman during the dedication of the stadium that bears his family's name

All things considered, Tulane's schedule shapes up nicely in 2015
Underdog Dynasty
Winning records and Tulane football haven't been synonymous in recent memory

August 27, 2015

Green Wave bowlers scheduled for 10 meets during 2015-16 season
The Tulane women's bowling team, coming off their first season in the Southland Conference, have announced their 2015-16 schedule

Final open Saints practice coming on Friday night
For the first time in team history, the New Orleans Saints will practice at Tulane University's Yulman Stadium

August 26, 2015

Tulane linebacker Nico Marley added to Lombardi Award watch list
Tulane junior Nico Marley was a late addition to the Lombardi Award watch list, the Rotary Lombardi Award Committee announced on Tuesday

August 25, 2015

Tulane draws Curtis Johnson's ire in sloppy practice
The Advocate
After a positive preseason camp, Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson found plenty to be negative about in Monday morning's practice

Life after the Olympics: Here's what track and field stars of the 80's and 90's are doing today
1966 gold medalist Derek Mills coached at Tulane 

August 24, 2015

Tulane wide receiver Teddy Veal turning heads thanks in large part to his extra work
The Advocate
Tulane's third-year sophomore quarterback isn't bashful about heaping praise upon sophomore receiver Teddy Veal

Tanner Lee, Green Wave sharp in scrimmage that ends preseason camp
The Advocate
After leading the first-team offense inside the 10-yard line during Tulane's last preseason scrimmage, sophomore QB Tanner Lee found RB Sherman Badie over the middle for a 7-yard TD pass

Tulane aims to rebound from season of change, disappointment
Sun Herald
Tulane coach Curtis Johnson is eager to see what his relatively young squad has gained from a year defined by change

AAC Preview: Tulane Green Wave look to improve in 2015
Everyone around the Green Wave football program knows that Tulane has some work laying ahead if they want to reach a bowl this season

August 21, 2015

Top-5 American Athletic Conference Games in Week 1
Today's U
Tulane's season kicks off under the lights against the Duke Blue Devils

'I really want to see our team playing faster,' Tulane's Curtis Johnson says
Tulane's Thursday practice at Yulman Stadium saw a focus on the blitz and 2-minute drill

August 20, 2015

Tulane coach Curtis Johnson turns up the tempo during Wednesday's practice
On Wednesday, Coach Johnson stepped up the tempo on both sides of the ball during the morning practice

Tulane football 2015 preview and prediction
Can Tulane QB Tanner Lee 'take the next step' among other questions answered

Tulane's Rob Kelley glad to be back in the game
The Advocate
Rob Kelley didn't attend Tulane's debut game in Yulman Stadium last year. That would have been too emotionally painful. And, sure enough, when he did go to the second home game, he cried. 

August 19, 2015

Kwon Alexander, Orleans Darkwa, Corey White among early NFL camp standouts: Jeff Duncan's Dis & Dat
Darkwa, New York Giants: The former Tulane standout led the Giants with 52 yards on nine carries, accounting for nearly half of the team's 106 rushing yards

Tulane tight ends feature potential
The Advocate
"They are a big factor in our offense," coach Curtis Johnson said. "I love what they are doing. Every one of them can get down the field."

August 18, 2015

Tulane releases 2015-16 swimming schedule
The Tulane swimming & diving team and head coach Katie Robinson have announced their schedule for the 2015-16 season

Freshman place-kicker Steven Logan kicking his way into contention at Tulane
The Advocate
Freshman place-kicker Steven Logan considered Georgia Tech before walking on at Tulane, and as it turns out, he could very well be kicking against the Yellow Jackets this year

After beating cancer, Tulane DE Luke Jackson not content to just be on team
The Advocate
Less than two years after being diagnosed with testicular cancer, Luke Jackson is pushing for serious playing time during Tulane's preseason football camp

Tulane TE Kendall Ardoin, LB Jarrod Franklin shine in Monday practice
Two players on opposite sides of the ball really stood out during Monday morning's practice

August 17, 2015

Tulane's offense and defense take turns in the spotlight
Highlights from the Green Wave's practice from last Friday

Wave of euphoria at Tulane
American Press
Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson hopes last year's growing pains pay off on the field

Tanner Lee shows good timing in football scrimmage
Notes from Tulane's scrimmage on Saturday

Tulane Green Wave football scrimmage
Many of the Green Wave's starters didn't play in Saturday's scrimmage, leaving room for the coaching staff to figure out who will win position battles

August 14, 2015

NCAA clears Tulane running back Nigel Anderson
The Advocate
The Tulane football team's crowded backfield is about to become even deeper

August 13, 2015

After tearing three ligaments, Tulane's Jarrod Franklin is eager to return
The Advocate
The return of safety Darion Monroe and linebacker Nico Marley gives the Tulane football team some proven star power

Tulane attacks the red zone during Wednesday's practice

Tulane's coaching staff turned up the intensity during the first session of the team's second two-a-day at Yulman Stadium

August 11, 2015

Tulane's pass protection issues
Tulane QB Tanner Lee and his offensive line spent much of the spring studying the tape and focusing on improvements

Tulane hopes to ride wave of experience
The Advocate
A slew of mistakes sank Tulane's football  fortunes from start to finish last season. A year older and wiser, the Green Wave believes the mistake this time would be to assume those errors will happen again

Curtis Johnson at Tulane Football's 2015 Media Day
Following his team's sixth preseason practice, Tulane fourth-year head football coach Curtis Johnson took the podium to discuss the 2015 edition of the Green Wave

Tulane Coach Curtis Johnson hopes a professional environment has led to the team producing NFL players the past few seasons
The Advocate
As of the league's first preseason game Sunday, 11 players who finished their careers at Tulane are working for NLF teams

Tulane coach says bowl game is the goal
Tulane head coach Curtis Johnson was there in 2013, and two years later, he wants to go back

August 10, 2015

Bob Marley's grandson hits the right note for Tulane's defense
Nico Marley didn't inherit his grandfather's musical talent, but he's an artist on the gridiron

August 7, 2015

Tulane to rely on young receiving corps
The Advocate
A look at the Green Wave's wide receivers

Tulane releases women's basketball nonconference schedule
The Advocate
The Green Wave women's basketball team unveils their 2015-16 nonconference schedule

August 5, 2015

Tulane coach Curtis Johnson: 'Right now, we're on the rise'
On the eve of fall training camp opening, Tulane coach Curtis Johnson and four Green Wave players participated in the American Conference Football Summer Kickoff and Media Day

Green Wave feels it's adjusted to physical American Athletic Conference
The Advocate
Moving from Conference USA to the AAC has enhanced Tulane’s profile and in the long run may enable Johnson to recruit more talented players and eventually earn a second bowl bid during his tenure

August 4, 2015

What does Year 2 at Yulman Stadium mean for Tulane football
One last question before Tulane football camp starts up on Aug. 5

Tulane picked to finish fourth in The American Conference West Division
Tulane was selected to finish fourth in the West according to the media ballot at the conference's Media Day

August 3, 2015

Tulane preseason camp review: Five questions/five answers, players to watch and much more
The Advocate
Five questions and answers for the 2015 Tulane football season

Tulane preseason camp preview: With an extra year of experience (and lots more stability), Green Wave is expecting a 2015 turnaround
The Advocate

Green Wave return plenty of experience for 2015 squad

July 31, 2015

Which Tulane player has the best chance to be a 2016 NFL Draft prospect?
Jesuit product Arturo Uzdavinis is a fifth-year senior, who at 6-foot-7 and 300 pounds, could be the top Tulane prospect for the 2016 NFL Draft.

Chicago Bears RB Forte's mind on production, not new contract
The 6-foot-2, 218-pound second-round pick out of Tulane produced his third straight 1,000-yard season and fifth overall

July 30, 2015

How does Tulane replace two defensive backs drafted into the NFL?
The departures of Lorenzo Doss and Taurean Nixon -- both to the Denver Broncos in the fifth and seventh rounds, respectively -- left Tulane with unproven players in their place

July 29, 2015

How can Jesuit product Tanner Lee improve in Year 2 as Tulane's QB?
The strong-armed Lee will begin 2015 with a slimmed-down playbook that includes the 10 pass plays he best executed as a redshirt freshman

As the rookies report, what does each draft pick need to show at training camp?
Story includes former Tulane great Lorenzo Doss

Television broadcast position at Tulane's Yulman Stadium on the move
After just one season, TV broadcasts from Tulane's Yulman Stadium are making a 180-degree turn this fall

July 28, 2015

Tulane football 2015: Get to know Nov. 27 opponent Tulsa
Game-by-game preview of the 2015 Tulane football season

Dunmore's Clarke to be inducted into Tulane Hall of Fame
Cecilia Clarke Hemelt, a former track and cross country standout at Tulane, is among the 300 athletes who will be inducted into school's Hall of Fame as part of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

July 27, 2015

Tulane football 2015: Get to know Nov. 21 opponent SMU
Game-by-game preview of the 2015 Tulane football season

Back at Tulane: 'Hot Rod' Williams work s at basketball clinic put on by National Basketball Retired Players Association
The Advocate
John Williams was at Tulane last Friday along with the NBA Cares Youth Basketball and Mentoring event

July 21, 2015

Tulane football 2015: Get to know Oct. 31 opponent: Memphis
Game-by-game preview of the 2015 Tulane football season

July 21, 2015

Tulane football 2015: Get to know Oct. 24 opponent Navy
Game-by-game preview of the 2015 Tulane football season

July 16, 2015

Tommy Bowden, Rich Rodriguez remember late Tulane football player JaJuan Dawson
Former Tulane coach Tommy Bowden and offensive coordinator Rich Rodriguez identified Dawson as a player to whom his teammates gravitated as a leader

Tulane gets commitment from Brother Martin's Michael Kirsch
Brother Martin shortstop Michael Kirsch committed to the Green Wave on Wednesday night

Tulane football 2015: Get to know Oct. 3 opponent Central Florida
Game by game preview for Tulane's upcoming fall season

July 15, 2015

Memorable Superdome moments, No. 38: Tulane smashes LSU, 48-7
Tulane's win over LSU in 1981 checks in at No. 38 on the top-40 Superdome moments

Former Tulane great JaJuan Dawson remembered for his character
The Advocate
Dawson remembered in the Tulane community

Shaun King remembers former Tulane teammate JaJuan Dawson in radio interview
Former Tulane quarterback Shaun King remembers JaJuan Dawson after his untimely death

July 14, 2015

Body of ex-Tulane, NFL receiver found in Texas lake
Authorities have recovered the body of former NFL and Tulane player JaJuan Dawson

July 13, 2015

Tulane football 2015: Get to know Sept. 3 opponent Duke
In depth look at one of Tulane's 2015 opponents

Tulane's Tanner Lee goes from student to teacher at Manning Passing Academy
The Advocate
For Tulane quarterback Tanner Lee, things were much different this time around at the Manning Passing Academy than they were two years ago

July 10, 2015

2015 Outland Trophy watch list
Tulane guard Chris Taylor among those on the list

2015 Offseason in photos: Ryan Grant
The Tulane product is hoping to make a bigger impact during his sophomore year

NFL Top-32 Kickers
Cairo Santos of the Kansas City Chiefs is profiled

Tulane to induct all 308 members of 'Katrina Class' into its hall of fame
Tulane athletics will honor the 2005-06 'Katrina Class' with their induction into the 2015 Hall of Fame

Heisman candidates, Tulane's Tanner Lee among Manning Passinig Academy invitees
Tulane quarterback Tanner Lee among the 39 invitees

July 9, 2015

Tulane, North Carolina hoops agree to 3-game series beginning in 2015-16 season
Tulane and North Carolina wiill play three men's basketball games beginning in the 2015-16 season. 

See what Jay Hook had to say about adjusting from Tulane to the NBA
Former Tulane guard Jay Hook on adjusting to the NBA style of play

July 7, 2015

Broncos position watch: Harris lends strength at corner
Lorenzo Doss was selected in the fifth round out of Tulane

Former Tulane player Anthony Scelfo recalls Green Wave's nomadic 2005 football season
Anthony Scelfo was entering his freshman year at Tulane when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans

July 6, 2015

Tulane sharpshooter Jay Hook to join Pelicans for summer league in Las Vegas
The Advocate
The former Tulane guard told The Advocate he will attend Summer League with the New Orleans Pelicans

LSU's Vernon Norwood heads All-Louisiana track team

Newcomer Vodova from Tulane scored 12 points for the Wave at The American outdoor championships, claiming second in the long jump (19-11) and fifth in the pole vault (12-10.25), competing in both events at the NCAA Regionals. 

Fifteen home matches highlight 2015 Tulane volleyball schedule
Green Wave look to make splash in second season as member of the American Athletic Conference

Ex-Tulane standout Brian Bogusevic relishes 'special' opportunity to play for United States at Pan American Games
The Advocate
The former Tulane standout has been among the leaders in several offensive categories for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, the Philadelphia Phillies' Triple-A affiliate. 

June 29, 2015

Former hoops star returns home, excels as teacher
Former Tulane standout basketball player, Brandon Brown, returned to Houma and is excelling as a teacher at Legion Park Elementary School. 

June 22, 2015

Tulane's Jamie Kaplan is a candidate for NCAA Woman of the Year
The NCAA announced Tulane women's basketball recent graduate Jamie Kaplan as a candidate for its Woman of the Year award

June 18, 2015

Tuesday sports in brief
Huffington Post
Tulane baseball is one of eight teams that will participate in the inaugural classic dedicated to Tony Gwynn

June 17, 2015

Tulane baseball invited to inaugural Tony Gwynn Classic during 2016 season
Tournament to be held from Feb. 26-28 and will be co-hosted by San Diego State and the University of  San Diego

June 16, 2015

Off-season report card: Denver Broncos
Calls Lorenzo Doss an underrated draft pick who was a game-changer for Tulane

Tulane's Curtis Johnson talks about his OL and the Oklahoma Series: podcast
Coach Johnson likes his improved running game, explains how he is recruiting, and talks about the growing depth on the offensive line to feul it

Robert Kelley in line to suit up for Tulane football team this fall
The Advocate
After nearly a two-year absence, running back Robert Kelley could return to the Tulane football team this fall

2015 Tulane Women's Tennis Recruiting Class Ranked
TennisRecruiting.net updated their 2015 class rankings

Tulane Golf adds Colombian Laura Munoz to 2015-16 roster
Munoz becomes the fourth South American pplayer on the Green Wave roster

June 15, 2015

LSU, Tulane win majority of big honors on All-Louisiana men's, women's golf teams
The Advocate
Tulane's Lorne Don and LSU's Karen Bahnsen shared Coach of the Year honors

June 11, 2015

Devon Breaux breaks a Tulane dry spell at the NCAA track and field championships
The Advocate
The long drought for the Tulane men's track and field program at the NCAA Championships came to an end on Wednesday

Tulane's Ian Gibaut picked by Tampa Bay Rays in 11th round of 2015 MLB Draft
Ian Gibaut became the first Tulane player selected in the 2015 MLB Draft when the Tampa Bay Rays picked him in the 11th round Wednesday

June 10, 2015

Tulane commitment Eric Lewis: I can help build a better foundation with the Wave
One of the biggest gets the Green Wave has received on the defensive side of the ball has been from St. Charles Catholic defensive back Eric Lewis

June 9, 2015

Jay Rink's legacy to Tulane athletics -- be 'grateful for everything you have today'
"You can't predict the future," Rink said. "You just focus on what's in front of you, and you're grateful for everything you have today."

Former Tulane linebacker Jay Rink dies at age 47
The Advocate
Ray died Saturday morning after a five-year battle with ALS. He was 47

June 8, 2015

Former Tulane standout Joe Goosby still making plays for Philadelphia Soul
The Advocate
Goosby, a former safety at Tulane, led the Philadelphia Soul agaisnt the visiting New Orleans VooDoo on Saturday night

June 5, 2015

Tulane's Andy Fox joins Tech's coaching staff
Louisiana Tech coach Eric Konkol has added another familiar face with Louisiana connections to his staff

Tulane adds Southern, UMass to 2016 football schedule
The Advocate
Tulane completed its 2016 football schedule Thursday with the addition of a home game against Southern and the opening game of a home-and-home series against Massachusetts.

Incoming Tulane baseball players at risk for getting MLB calls
There has been a lot of talk around the Wilson Center's baseball quaters about how encouraging David Pierce's first recruiting class is.

Tulane football will be with Royce LaFrance but without WR Leondre James this fall
Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson shared some good news and bad news on Friday regarding his program

June 4, 2015

What a ride! Tulane baseball's 2015 campaign was full of thrills
The takeaway of the spring is clearly the postseason appearance in Tulane's AAC debut season

Tulane commitment to Sci Martin: 'It's just a family thing'
Martin committed to the Green Wave on Tuesday despite reporting scholarship offers from Florida State, Oregon, and Florida among many others

Tulane RHP Patrick Duester leaning toward returning to college
But his last appearance in a Green Wave uniform makes him think twice about leaving college for professional baseball.

June 2, 2015

Tulane, Coach Pierce excited by Green Wave's rapid growth in his first season
The Advocate
The disappointment of an early exit did not take away the excitement about what they accompli

June 3, 2015

Tulane offers quartet of 2017 4-star prospects
Four 2017  four-star prospects stopped by Tulane's campus Tuesday and left with offers

Tulane makes a splash with commitments from McDonogh 35 DE Sci Martin, lineman Jamal Crawford
Tulane landed two huge commitments on Tuesday when Sci Martin and Jamal Crawford gave their pledges

Tulane baseball coach David Pierce said he needed every bat and every win to get to Regional
Tulane baseball hit the home stretch of the 2015 season on the bubble of whether it could make its first NCAA Regional since 2008

June 2, 2015

Tulane, Coach Pierce excited by Green Wave's rapid growth in his first season
The Advocate
The disappointment of an early exit did not take away the excitement about what they accomplished in coach David Pierce's first season and what they expect to achieve in the near future

June 1, 2015

Tulane's 2015 season a success despite disappointing Regional performance
Tulane's 2015 season came to an end Sunday night courtesy of a second loss to UNC-Wilmington

Tulane's season ends with a rain-delayed, 8-2 loss to UNC-Wilmington in the Baton Rouge regional
The Advocate
Given another shot at UNC-Wilmington after a nine-run loss Friday, Tulane got the same result

Dream come true to play in NCAA Tournament for Wave senior Garrett Deschamp
The Advocate
"It's definitely a dream come true getting to a regional and just having the chance to get to Omaha," Deschamp said.

May 29, 2015

LSU/Tulane regional baseball
The first day of regional play is here - full breakdown

Tulane pitcher Alex Massey downplays return to hometown for regional
The Advocate
Massey will be pitching this weekend in his hometown of Baton Rouge at LSU's Alex Box Stadium, a place where he's only been a spectator in the past.

Tulane RF Lex Kaplan wants LSU fans to hate him like they hated his brother
Kaplan had the quote of the day in Thursday's NCAA Baton Rouge Regional practice session when he invited LSU nation to 'hate' him

Tulane baseball drawing from past, confident for success in NCAA Regional opener Friday
Tammy Nunez chats with Coach Pierce on weekend strategy

Seahawks land in Louisiana; ready to face Tulane in NCAA Baseball Tournament
Breakdown of Baton Rouge regional

American Conference releases details of its first football title game
USA Today
The inaugural AAC football championship game will be Saturday, Dec. 5, at noon ET, the league announced Thursday

May 28, 2015

Tulane student-athletes score high in latest APR report from NCAA
The Advocate
Tulane student-athletes again received national acclaim for their efforts in the classroom

Tulane's Rick Dickson: 'AAC gaining stability'
The Advocate
For the first time he can remember, AD Rick Dickson attended a conference spring meeting at which none of the schools were either coming or going

Tulane closer Ian Gibaut dominates on a few different levels
Closer talks about his season and hopes for the NCAA regional

Tulane moves 2015 football game to day after Thanksgiving
Will host Tulsa on Nov. 27, according to schedule change announced by school

LSU, Tulane matchup in Baton Rouge regional could be 'special night' for former TU star Andy Cannizaro
The Advocate
Andy Cannizaro's best memory of his baseball playing days at Tulane was the Green Wave's win over the Tigers in 2001 NCAA super regional

Silvia Garces posts highest finish ever for Tulane golfer at NCAA Championship
Wasn't the finish Tulane women's golf had hoped at 2015 NCAA Championship but Green Wave junior Silvia Garces turned in a 72-hole performance she won't forget

May 27, 2015

What's good about facing UNC-Wilmington? Tulane players tell us
Players look ahead to Friday's matchup

Tulane must right its recent pitching woes before Baton Rouge regional play arrives
The Advocate
After carrying team for most of year, Tulane's starting pitchers need a lift of their own entering regional

McDonogh RB Darius May commmits to Tulane
McDonogh running back Darius May decided to end his recruitment Tuesday evening, choosing Tulane

St. Augustine 3-star LB Giovanni LaFrance commits to Tulane
The 6-foot-1, 235-pound LaFrance committed to Tulane on Tuesday

May 26, 2015

Tulane baseball players erupt upon seeing they're the No. 3 seed at Baton Rouge Regional
Viewing party at Glazer Club erupted when Tulane baseball earned NCAA berth

Tulane looking forward to challenge of Baton Rouge regional
The Advocate
Instant reaction of the Green Wave baseball team making the Baton Rouge Regional

Tulane makes first regional since 2008
It was a long time coming for the Green Wave baseball team, securing their first NCAA reigonal bid since 2008

NCAA baseball tournament bid gives Tulane a boost to close a meaningful year
The Advocate
The Glazer Club was the scene of something it had never witnessed: an NCAA baseball tournament selection show viewing party

From despair of Katrina, Tulane rebuilds on stronger foundation
Recounts the recovery of the Tulane golf team since Hurricane Katrina

May 22, 2015

Tulane offense coming together at the right time
The Advocate
The Green Wave are playing its best baseball of the season as offense comes together

Tulane confident entering NCAA women's tournament
The Advocate
The Tulane women's golfers already have made program history by qualifying for nationals in three straight years

Tulane and Oklahoma agree to a three-game football series: two in Norman, one in New Orleans
The Advocate
Tulane's football schedule received a jolt on Thursday when they announced a three-game series with Oklahoma

Big Easy to Broncos: Doss and Nixon teammates again
Getting to the next level is rare and Tulane cornerbacks Doss and Nixon did it together

May 20, 2015

Lex Kaplan's home run lifts Tulane past UConn in AAC baseball tournament
The Advocate
Two homers from Kaplan lifted Tulane to a 3-1 victory over No. 6 UConn in AAC tournament opener

Experience key for Tulane women's golf team in NCAA Championship
Though the format will be different this year, the Tulane women's golf team thinks the experience it has gained from playing in the last two NCAA Championships will be invaluable.

May 19, 2015

NCAA regional aspirations are well within reach as Tulane baseball opens AAC tournament play
The Advocate
Green Wave looks to carry momentum gained in Memphis into Clearwater, Florida, for AAC tournament

May 18, 2015

Tulane finishes tied for third in AAC after two clutch wins at Memphis
The Advocate
Tulane played some of its best baseball of the year at Memphis when it needed two wins in the worst way

May 15, 2015

Tulane uses fan survey to help improve Yulman Stadium experience
The Advocate
To get an idea of where the top priorities stand, Tulane conducted a survey amongst its fans and found an array of areas it could improve the Yulman Stadium experience for its particular demographic market.

A blessing for Tulane duo to get NFL chance with Broncos
It's a good thing Lorenzo Doss and Taurean Nixon like each other because they always seem to be on the same team. The two were teammates at Tulane and now the Denver Broncos.

Broncos sign CB Lorenzo Doss
The Broncos have reached a deal with the first of two Tulane defensive backs they selected in the 2015 NFL Draft. Lorenzo Doss, a fifth-round choice, has signed with Denver.

Tulane falls 7-3 against Memphis
Tulane baseball dropped the first game of their series at Memphis, 7-3, at FedEx Park.

May 14, 2015

Former Bronco Lionel Washington paved road for Green Wave corners to reach NFL
Denver Post
Broncos selected two CBs on final day, both from the same school, Tulane

Tulane basketball roster gets another makeover
The Advocate
Tulane took a huge step to rectify AAC deficiency with its latest signing class

Tulane baseball team knows the stakes are high as Green Wave visits Memphis in regular-season finale
The Advocate
Coach Pierce said his players already know everything they need to about the postseason scenario

May 13, 2015

Tulane coach Ed Conroy jazzed by incoming speed and athleticism in 2015-16 class
Conroy was particuarly jazzed about two factors of his six-man signing class - its athleticism and its track history

Tulane's Ed Conroy talks new recruits, 2015-16 Green Wave
Theme of Conroy's visit with area media was 'home'

May 12, 2015

Green Wave seeking win over Southern Miss but also wants to save arms
The Advocate
Tulane takes on Golden Eagles in final midweek game

Rome Masters: Meet the woman who shocked the Italian Open, then faced Holleywood shocks
The Oregonian
Tuero, a little-known player out of Tulane, didn't want the men to produce all the excitement.

May 8, 2015

Legally blind, Tulane long snapper Aaron Golub looks to make history
Whenever someone wonders what it feels like to be Aaron Golub, the Tulane sophomore long snapper hands them a pair of goggles. 

Hahnville WR Rickey Preston headed to Tulane, late addition to Class of 2015
Tulane added a key piece that could see major playing time this fall Thursday night when the Wave landed Hahnville WR Rickey Preston

Tulane baseball team, on NCAA Tournament bubble, tries to boost resume against South Florida
The Advocate
With seven games remaining, Tulane currently sits among 'last five out' according to D1baseball.com projections

Tulane looking for runs against South Florida in home weekend series
There will be no break for the Green Wave hitters on Friday when Tulane opens a three-game set vs USF

Tulane women's golf 7th in South Bend Regional
Tulane women's golf is tied for seventh after first round of South Bend Regional

Tulane on NCAA tourney bubble
Tulane baseball sits on NCAA bubble - video

May 7, 2015

Tulane gets commitment from Higgins SF Melvin Frazier
Tulane pulled off quite the recruiting croup on Wednesday night when the Green Wave picked up a commitment from Higgins all-state small forward Melvin Frazier

Six players to watch at Broncos rookie camp
Denver CBS
Story features former Tulane CBs Lorenzo Doss and Taurean Nixon

May 6, 2015

May is the month Tulane women's golf heats up play
It seems when the calendar turns to May, the Tulane women's golf team hits its stride, as that's been the case the last two years.

Tulane's Sam Scofield honored for work in classroom, on the field
The Advocate
Senior Sam Scofield has been recognized for his success in the classroom as well as on the football fieild with his selection to the 2015 NFF Hampshire Honor Society

May 4, 2015

Tulane football sees two cornerbacks drafted by Denver Broncos on Saturday
There was a definite sense of deja vu on Saturday for Tulane during the 2015 NFL draft.

Tulane baseball squad silenced by Houston again in 7-1 loss
The Advocate
Tulane's spot atop the American Athletic Conference turned out to be fleeting

David Pierce still searching for answers
Tulane baseball coach David Pierce said the Wave faced one of the best pitchers in the country Sunday in Seth Romero. As for the Wave staff, he said he is still trying to find answers in the rotation. 

Tulane defensive backfield tandem of Lorenzo Doss and Taurean Nixon land with Broncos
The Advocate
A pair of former Tulane defensive backs are bound for Denver

Tulane's Sean Donnelly to go as an undrafted free agent to the Giants
Former Tulane offensive tackle Sean Donnelly didn't get drafted but he will go as a free agent contract to the New York Giants.

May 1, 2015

Tulane baseball hosts Houston in crucial AAC series this weekend
The Green Wave (28-16, 8-7) will continue to swing for the fences as it heads into a critical series against Houston (30-5, 9-6)

NFL Draft prospect Lorenzo Doss' six best Tulane games
Tulane product Lorenzo Doss left school early to declare for the 2015 NFL draft. Here is a look back at his six best college games. 

Tulane welcomes Houston after turning its season around
The Advocate
The Green Wave are back in the hunt for an NCAA Tournament berth, having won seven of its past nine games.

April 30, 2015

Tyler Wilson's pinch-hit homer in 10th inning lifts Green Wave over Southeastern
The Advocate
Tyler Wilson blasted a two-run, pinch-hit homer in the 10th to defeat Southeastern Louisiana 5-4 in Turchin Stadium

April 18, 2015

Tulane's David Pierce explains his pitching rotation changes and previews Southeastern

Coach Pierce talks weekend sweep of Cincinnati and how important final 11 games are for the Green Wave

April 10, 2015

Tulane baseball team hoping to keep momentum at Houston
The Advocate
Tulane's first-year baseball coach has a calculation in his head about when to get involved and when to stay the course.

Tulane baseball coach David Pierce returns home to face Tulane rival in weekend series
This weekend's series might be just another set of games for most of the Tulane community. But that won't be the case for David Pierce.

March 23, 2015

Just another game? Tulane's philosophy put to the test against LSU
The Advocate
Day after day and week after week, Tulane baseball coach David Pierce has remained steadfast in his comments that each of the Green Wave's 54 regular-season games hold significance.

Tulane-bred Andy Cannizaro faces his old program as LSU baseball assistant now
There will be New Orleanians with mixed allegiances in Turchin Stadium Tuesday night.

March 20, 2015

Tulane women are ready to face a familiar foe -- Mississippi State -- in a new place: the NCAA tournament
The Advocate
For a couple of teams that are only a few hours apart and know each other pretty well, Tulane and Mississippi State have traveled a long way to play each other.

March 17, 2015

Lewis: Lisa Stockton says Green Wave players make hard times `all worthwhile'
The Advocate
After 742 games as a college head coach, 501 of them victories, and after 21 seasons at Tulane, Lisa Stockton was not too jaded Monday to have tears in her eyes,

Tulane women back in NCAA tournament for first time in five years.
The Advocate
The screaming lasted for more than a minute. They had to wait and wait and wait, but the Tulane women found out Monday night they were in the NCAA basketball tournament for the first time in five years.

After rocky first inning, Tulane regroups to beat Xavier 10-3 and complete sweep
The Advocate
Tulane's baseball team has been forced to find ways to win games this season, but one thing that it has been able to depend on almost universally has been its starting pitching.

Tulane women's basketball reaches NCAA tournament, will face Mississippi State Friday
It took nearly the whole NCAA tournament selection show, but Tulane women's basketball finally got the thrilling news Monday night.

March 9, 2015

Mia Schachter Becomes Tulane's First NCAA Qualifier In 11 Years
Swimming World Magazine
It has been 11 years since the University of Tulane sent a swimmer to the NCAAs.

February 26, 2015

Emerson Gibbs, Tulane make easy work of UNO with 4-0 win
The Advocate
Emerson Gibbs picked a nearly perfect way to win as a starter for the first time in his Tulane baseball career. He flirted with a no-hitter against UNO.

After redshirt year, Tulane's Josh Rounds back in the mix
The Advocate
Tulane running back Josh Rounds thought he was competing for a starting spot in August before the coaches told him he was going to be a rare junior redshirt.

February 25, 2015

Those `wow' plays are just part of the repertoire for Tulane freshman big man Dylan Osetkowski
The Advocate
Tulane freshman center Dylan Osetkowski backed into 7-foot Connecticut shot-blocker Amida Brimah, took one dribble, then went right around him with a nifty spin move for a layup.

February 23, 2015

The Gray Area: Top 5 Sleepers to Watch, College Baseball
CollegeBaseballCentral.com<br< The Green Wave moved to 5-1 with that win and is managing to put together some interesting stats that indicate there might be a little more to this team than we thought.

Tulane completes sweep of San Francisco with three homers, strong pitching
Tim Yandel pitched seven strong innings as three Tulane batters hit home runs for the Green Wave to beat San Francisco 5-3 and complete a three-game home series sweep Sunday.

February 20, 2015

Tulane finding ways to win under new coach David Pierce
The Advocate
After watching his team get within one strike of beating Tulane on Wednesday before losing, Southeastern Louisiana coach Matt Riser came away impressed.

February 12, 2015

Season outlook: TULANE
The Advocate
New Wave coach Pierce relying on large group of sophomores

Top five things to anticipate about Tulane Baseball this spring
Two of Tulane's most exciting propects this season happen to weigh in at heavy-weight status.

What will make the biggest difference for Tulane baseball in 2015?
Tulane begins its season on Friday at Pepperdine. Tell us in this poll what you think will make the biggest impact for the program this spring.

February 11, 2015

Tulane officially names Carter Sheridan as its receivers coach
The Advocate
Former Saints receivers coach Carter Sheridan has been hired as the new receivers coach. Jason Rollins to co-defensive coordinator and Doug Lichtenberger were promoted to linebackers coach and special teams coordinator, respectively.

Tulane shortstop Stephen Alemais showing more maturity
The Advocate
Alemais, a Bronx, New York, native and the crown jewel in a highly rated 2014 recruiting class, is back for his sophomore season with the intent of living up to his hype.

Five Tulane things to look forward to in the coming week
The Tulane baseball team opens its new season and debuts its new coach, David Pierce, on the road Feb. 13 at Pepperdine with a three-game set.

Tulane women's golf team off to hot start after finishing second at UCF Challenge
The Tulane women's golf team got off to a record setting start in the 2015 spring season. The Green Wave fired a school record 54-hole total of 13-under-par 851 to finish second in the University of Central Florida Challenge at the Eagle Creek Golf Club in Orlando, Fla., on Tuesday.

February 9, 2015

Tulane hoping new college baseball helps ignite offense
The Advocate
First-year coach David Pierce said he's seen the new baseballs increase the distance on balls swatted to the outfield by an average of 20 feet.

With trip to Connecticut on tap Saturday, Tulane women first welcome UCF on Tuesday
The Advocate
The Tulane women are on guard against a letdown. After Saturday's 77-63 victory over visiting Temple, the Green Wave welcomes Central Florida to Devlin Fieldhouse at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

February 7, 2015

Baseball coach Rick Jones returns to `special place' for Tulane alumni game
The Advocate
There will be no shortage of familiarity for Rick Jones when he walks into Turchin Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Tulane men try for landmark win vs. defending national champion UConn
The Advocate
Coming off a shot-clock era low of eight points during the first half of a 55-37 loss to Temple, the Tulane men's basketball team has a chance to make more history against Connecticut on Saturday.

February 5, 2015

Tulane's 2015 signing class, at a glance
The Advocate
The Green Wave continues to go for talent on the offensive line, though it lacks in other areas.

Tulane puts emphasis on getting bigger with 2015 signing class
The Advocate
Tulane did not sign many big names in coach Curtis Johnson's fourth recruiting class, but "big" was the operative term when he talked about his haul of 17 players.

February 4, 2015
Bench is giving Tulane women a boost heading into Tuesday's game at SMU
The Advocate
The bench has been an asset for the Tulane women's basketball team this season, and two of those reserves have recently flashed their ability.

February 2, 2015

Tulane to try closer Ian Gibaut as a starter
The Advocate
Tulane baseball coach David Pierce doesn't want to waste a pitch.

February 1, 2015

Tulane coach Ed Conroy still looking for bench help
The Advocate
With Tulane almost hopelessly behind Tulsa late in the second half, reserve forward Payton Henson suddenly came alive on Tuesday night.

January 29, 2015

Lewis: Bringing new energy (but not too much excitement), David Pierce's rebuilding process at Tulane has begun
The Advocate
But if winning over the players the new Green Wave coach inherited from his predecessor is the key to rebuilding the program after 21 seasons under Jones, then Pierce is off to a bang-up start.

January 28, 2015

Tulane G Kajon Mack says loss made him stronger: video
Tulane guard Kajon Mack lost his mother at a young age and the grandmother who helped take care of him when he was in high school. All this made him stronger: video

Coach David Pierce brings new vibe to Tulane baseball
The Advocate
New Tulane coach David Pierce has earned bids to the regional round of the NCAA tournament in his past 14 years of college baseball.

New Tulane baseball coach David Pierce is all about connection and winning
New Tulane baseball coach David Pierce says he has superstitions -- though he won't reveal what they are. He facetiously says he's "mellow" but the players say he's all business come practice time.

Shooting woes spoil Tulane's upset try vs. Tulsa Tuesday night in men's basketball
Tulane's strategy was simple on Tuesday against the league-leading Tulsa Golden Hurricane.

Balanced Green Wave women run by Houston
The Advocate
Looking to bounce back from its loss at South Florida, the Tulane women's basketball team beat Houston 63-46 Tuesday night.

January 12, 2015 Green Wave basketball gaining respect in American Athletic Conference
The Advocate
After winning consecutive road games to start American play, including its first win at Memphis since 1992, the Green Wave (11-4, 2-1 American) stood toe-to-toe with first-place Temple before succumbing in the final three minutes of a 64-56 loss on Wednesday.

Five Things We Learned about Tulane Men's Basketball
1. The Green Wave is better than we thought

January 6, 2015

After massive win at Memphis, Tulane men are proving their potential
The Advocate
The Tulane men's basketball team's 74-66 victory over Memphis on Saturday at FedEx Forum was so monumental, in so many ways, that the Green Wave coach could hardly get to everything.

Depth helps Tulane women's basketball team keep tempo up
The Advocate
Tulane's women's basketball team has not been relying on the performance of one or two players. Instead, the Green Wave has been able to use its bench frequently. During the 70-40 win over Houston on Tuesday, Tulane played 13 players, and 12 of them scored.

The Morgans, a basketball family
The Advocate
December 19 was a nonstop day of hoops for Detra Morgan, but she wouldn't have it any other way. Morgan is the mother of Tulane men's basketball player Malik Morgan, Tulane's women's basketball player Kolby Morgan and John Curtis sophomore Kai Morgan. Tulane OT Sean Donnelly selected for 2015 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl
Tulane offensive tackle Sean Donnelly accepted an invitation to participate in the 2015 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl-- a game that will be held on Saturday, Jan. 17, in Carson, California.

December 26, 2014

Tulane question of the day: Will men's basketball continue success in the new year?
Tulane opens American Athletic Conference play on New Year's Eve at East Carolina. The big question is whether Tulane and its lethargic strength of schedule (No. 305th in the country) can sustain the momentum.

December 10, 2014

12 Days of Tulane Football: Wave needs better quarterback play for 2015
The Advocate
12 Days of Tulane Christmas Series -- Leading into Christmas, we will look at something the Green Wave football team hopes to receive for a better season in 2015.

Tulane's Kenny Welcome sang the national anthem Saturday (Video)
Yahoo! Sports
Tulane's played at home in its final game of the season on Saturday, and for Senior Day, DT Kenny Welcome sang the national anthem.

December 4, 2014

Tulane offense still searching for points as season finale vs. Temple approaches
The Advocate
Even as season winds down, Tulane offense searching for ways to be more productive

Tulane beats Loyola Chicago 83-70 for sixth straight win
The Advocate
Tre Drye nailed all seven of his field goals, finishing with 18 points and pushing the Tulane men's basketball team's win streak to six with an 83-70 defeat of Loyola on Wednesday night.

Tulane senior RB Dante Butler reflects back on 4 years
Tulane senior RB Dante Butler will play his final college game on Saturday against Temple in Yulman Stadium. As one of the few Toledo era players still left on the team, he has been through a lot: video

Tulane LB Eric Thomas is a run-stopper, coach Curtis Johnson says after Wednesday's practice
"I like what Eric's doing," Johnson said. "All the time, since we've been here, we know this guy--he's a run stopper. Now he's working on his pass coverage and I think he's done that."

December 3, 2014

Tulane football team hopes for win in regular-season finale vs. Temple
The Advocate
Finishing the regular season in December for the first time in 10 years and on its latest date since 1947, Tulane has to create its own energy in preparation for Saturday's game against Temple at Yulman Stadium.

December 1, 2014

Tulane football team uses open week as `bowl practice' for younger players
The Advocate
Every rising program focuses on these practices when stating the importance of reaching a bowl game and playing into December.

Tulane women beat North Carolina State to remain unbeaten
The Advocate
Tulane's women's basketball team continued its surge Monday night as it defeated North Carolina State 60-51 at Devlin Fieldhouse.

Tulane men beat Tennessee Tech, extend win streak to five
It wasn't an easy task on Sunday afternoon, but the Tulane men's basketball team was able to extend their winning streak to five games with a hard fought, 73-68, victory over visiting Tennessee Tech at Devlin Fieldhouse in the final game of the Tulane Classic.

November 30, 2014

Tulane loses 34-6 to East Carolina, but Green Wave defense puts in solid effort
The Advocate
The Green Wave's bend-but-don't break defense, however, kept Tulane within shouting distance for much of the game, and behind that defense were a few good numbers.

Jay Hook-led Tulane rocks Miss. Valley
The Advocate
For the first time in 12 years, Tulane cracked triple-digits and lit up all three panels under the Green Wave's name, during a 100-61 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Thursday night in Devlin Fieldhouse.

November 20, 2014

Tulane women's basketball upends LSU late to win 51-45
For one team, the game marked a continuation of its resurgence against its in-state rival. For the other team, the game was a lesson it had to learn to get back to its NCAA Tournament-aspiring ways.

Tulane men's basketball vs. Mississippi Valley State preview capsule
Both teams are looking for their first wins this season. Mississippi Valley State has had some tough competition, however, losing to Indiana and Mississippi State.

Tulane linebacker Edward Williams starting to mature
The Advocate
Highly recruited linebacker Edward Williams was weighed down by too many factors to play fast after he signed with Tulane in 2013.

Green Wave tries to bounce back from season-opening loss
The Advocate
Louis Dabney didn't try to search for silver linings or seek out the positives.

November 17, 2014

Tulane hoops tip off tonight. This season marks the Green Wave's debut in a new conference, the American Athletic Conference (AAC.)

Tulane junior Louis Dabney is a known quantity as men's basketball opens the season vs. Wake Forest Monday night
As the Tulane men's basketball team opens its season Monday night against Wake Forest in Devlin Fieldhouse, it knows what it is getting this season--a big, soothing dose of seasoned guard Louis Dabney.

Tulane vs. Wake Forest preview capsule
Tulane opens its season tonight, while Wake Forest won its opener over UNC-Asheville Friday night, 80-69.

Curtis Johnson says final two games give Tulane a chance to grow
The Advocate
With nothing tangible to play for in its final two games, the Tulane football team will work on the intangibles after Saturday's disappointing 38-7 homecoming loss to Memphis.

November 14, 2014

Long after most players had left the Wilson Center for classes last week after football practice, Lazedrick Thompson lingered.
Long after most players had left the Wilson Center for classes last week after football practice, Lazedrick Thompson lingered.

Why This Year's Homecoming at Tulane Matters
SB Nation
The Green Wave return to Yulman for their first homecoming game on campus in 40 years. Why does this game matter to the folks in Uptown New Orleans?

November 12, 2014

Tulane women's basketball eyes NCAA bid with core of four seniors back for 2014-15
Danielle Blagg remembered the blue plastic seats and flat metal bleachers. She remembered arriving at the basketball court an hour before the 6 a.m. start time. She remembered being nervous.

Tulane running back Dontrell Hilliard adding to crowded backfield
The Advocate
After third-stringer Dontrell Hilliard racked up 208 rushing yards, 115 receiving yards and three touchdowns in the past two weeks, what began as a two-man operation has expanded into a trio as the Green Wave (3-6, 2-3 American) prepares to face Memphis (6-3, 4-1) at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Yulman Stadium.

Tulane's Darion Monroe miffed by recent ejection
The Advocate
Three days after the most frustrating day of his career ended in jubilation, safety Darion Monroe still had not come to terms with his ejection in the second quarter of Tulane's 31-24 win at Houston on Saturday.

November 10, 2014

Tulane Football Coach's Brutal New Punishment--Holding Hands
So when two Tulane football players--right tackle Sean Donnelly and defensive tackle Tanzel Smart--fought at a recent practice, head coach Curtis Johnson took action.

Grading Tulane's 31-24 victory vs. Houston
Tulane upset Houston 31-24 to snap a 10-game losing streak against the Cougars and win on the road for the first time this season.

Tulane holds on to top Houston
Tanner Lee threw for 237 yards and three touchdowns leading Tulane to a 31-24 upset win over Houston on Saturday night.

Tulane displays newfound maturity in 31-24 win at Houston
The Advocate
For a team that gained 292 of its 361 yards Saturday from true freshmen or redshirt freshmen, maturity isn't a quality expected of this Tulane team.

Tulane Monday Morning Rewind
The Advocate
After beating American Athletic Conference co-leader Houston on the road, the Green Wave (3-6, 2-3) gets a crack at Memphis (6-3, 4-1), which has sole possession of first place, at Yulman Stadium.

Improved execution sparked the Tulane offense to win at Houston, QB Tanner Lee says
The Advocate
Tanner Lee could see Tulane coming together even when the scoreboard didn't show it.

November 7, 2014

The Cheat Sheet: What you need to know about Houston-- Tulane's opponent in Saturday's football game
This isn't a Houston team of old. The Cougars aren't the pass-happy, vertically streaking offense they were under Case Keenum.

Three keys for Tulane against Houston Saturday
Tulane has a tall task in playing at Houston on Saturday. The Cougars have a 10-game winning streak against the Green Wave.

Curtis Johnson gives us his 5 birthday wishes for Tulane football: video
NOLA.co m
VIDEO: Curtis Johnson gives us his 5 birthday wishes for Tulane football

Tulane men's basketball team believes its newfound depth can make a difference
The Advocate
Picked to finish in the depths of the American Athletic Conference, the Tulane men's basketball team hopes its depth will carry it higher than most expect.

Tulane quarterback Tanner Lee showing signs of maturity
The Advocate
Curtis Johnson saw the same player, wearing the same No. 12, lining up under center for his Tulane football team. But he noticed a completely different quarterback emerge.

Tulane passing game forced to turn to freshmen
The Advocate
With running backs Sherman Badie and Lazedrick Thompson unable to practice Tuesday because of ankle injuries, coach Curtis Johnson faced a tough question as Tulane (2-6, 1-3 American Athletic Conference) prepared for Saturday's trip to American Athletic Conference co-leader Houston (5-3, 3-1).

Tulane safety Sam Scofield earns another academic honor
Tulane senior safety Sam Scofield was named to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-District 6 team-- selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Tulane LB Nico Marley breaks down Houston offensive threats
VIDEO: Tulane LB Nico Marley breaks down Houston offensive threats

October 29, 2014

Tulane offense revs up at Tuesday's football practice
Tulane redshirt freshman quarterback Tanner Lee looked better than he has in a long time. Running back Sherman Badie was more involved after suffering a foot injury in the last game and the offensive line was in sync.

Matt Forte eclipses 100 yards, Cairo Santos kicks career-long FG to highlight former Tulane players in the NFL
Here's how former Tulane players fared in the NFL's Week 8.

Tulane running back Sherman Badie practices, ready to return for Cincinnati game
The Advocate
Tulane running back Sherman Badie pronounced himself 100-percent ready to play Friday night against Cincinnati after participating fully in practice Tuesday morning.

Feeling healthy again, Tulane QB Tanner Lee plans to start Friday against Cincinnati
The Advocate
Feeling healthy again, Tulane QB Tanner Lee plans to start Friday against Cincinnati

October 22, 2014

Tulane basketball coach Ed Conroy jazzed about 2014-15 campaign
Tulane coach Ed Conroy scanned Tuesday's basketball media day press conference crowd with the confidence of knowing his team and its foundations well.

Expections run high for Tulane women
The Advocate
Tulane women's basketball team will be playing its first season in the American Athletic Conference with most of last year's team returning.

Green Wave better prepared for tough new league
The Advocate
The task of playing in the American Athletic Conference is much easier with the players accounting for 91 percent of the Green Wave's scoring back from 2013-14.

Tulane's offense explodes in 20-3 exhibition victory
The Advocate
In its final fall baseball exhibition against outside competition, Tulane turned on the afterburners against UNO on Saturday as the offense exploded for 20 runs on 22 hits, while the pitching staff held UNO to eight hits over 14 innings in the Green Wave's 20-3 win at Greer Field at Turchin Stadium.

October 20, 2014

Tulane notebook: Defense, rushing game were bright spots in loss at Central Florida
The Advocate
t would have been easy for Tulane coach Curtis Johnson to dwell on the negatives of Saturday's 20-13 loss at Central Florida, but he maintained a positive public front after the game.

Tulane offense falls short in 20-13 loss at Central Florida
The Advocate
Nick Montana avoided what looked like a sure sack, stepped up in the pocket and heaved a deep desperation pass to receiver Leondre James.

Despite forcing four turnovers, Tulane falls to UCF, 20-13
Tulane forced four turnovers Saturday in Orlando but came up short for the fifth time in six tries against UCF, falling 20-13 in front of an announced crowd of 35,015 at Bright House Networks Stadium.

October 17, 2014

The Cheat Sheet: What you need to know about UCF-- Tulane's opponent in Saturday's football game
THE CHEAT SHEET--What you need to know about Tulane's opponent this week

Three keys for Tulane vs. UCF on Saturday
Tulane plays at UCF on Saturday in an American Athletic Conference game. Here are three keys for the Green Wave against the Knights.

Tulane's lack of size biggest question entering season
The Advocate
Despite returning 91 percent of its scoring and 85 percent of its rebounding, the Tulane men's basketball team will enter the season with one huge question.

Tulane football midseason report card: Plenty of room for improvement
The Advocate
The Advocate took the opportunity to hand out some grades to evaluate the performance of the Green Wave (2-4, 1-1 American) through six games.

Tulane running game now a strength
The Advocate
In a month shrouded by uncertainty at quarterback, Tulane has found some comfort by turning to its running game.

October 15, 2014

Kind Tulane fans made Connecticut visitors feel welcome: A letter to the editor
I'd like to provide a little feel-good story about Southern hospitality. I was with a group of 10 University of Connecticut fans that attended the Tulane game on Saturday.

October 13, 2014

Tulane rolls past UConn in 12-3 win at Yulman Stadium
Uptown Messenger
Tulane's defense led the Green Wave to a 12-3 victory over American conference opponent the University of Connecticut on Saturday evening at Yulman Stadium, with a forced fumble, an interception and a safety.

Defense leads Tulane over UConn
Nick Montana passed for a touchdown, Tulane's defense produced three turnovers and a safety, and the Green Wave defeated Connecticut 12-3 on Saturday night.

Find out what grades I gave Tulane after its 12-3 win against UConn on Saturday
It found relief on Saturday with a 12-3 victory against visiting Huskies. The Green Wave hadn't won a game in nearly a month and was seeking its first American Athletic Conference win as well as FBS victory this season.

Tulane notebook: Special teams give Green Wave boost
The Advocate
As Tulane coach Curtis Johnson walked away from the postgame interview, he shook the hands of a few players waiting to be interviewed, but gave one a prolonged embrace.

October 10, 2014

Rekindling That Old Tulane Spirit
New York Times
Aside from the pregame Mardi Gras-style miniparade that rolled through the middle of campus -- one that featured cheerleaders on floats tossing green beads to the assembled crowd -- the scene in and around Tulane's Yulman Stadium on Sept. 6 was one not unlike many others at college football games that day.

The Cheat Sheet: What you need to know about UConn-- Tulane's opponent in Saturday's football game
If Tulane can shut down the Huskies run game - not a huge challenge - then it can reap some game-changing plays from the UConn passing game.

Tulane QB Nick Montana might get a shot at redemption this week vs. UConn
Montana has started all week at practice with Tanner Lee injured and Devin Powell working the scout team and second-team defense.

Cairo Santos returns to help Tulane kickers
The Advocate
Cairo Santos surprised Tulane coach Curtis Johnson by showing up to watch practice Tuesday during the Kansas City Chiefs' off week.

October 1, 2014

CFB AM: Tulane players take strong stance vs. violence towards wome
What we do know is that no significant and lasting change will occur if the conversations simply fade out once the news cycle turns cold, so what the Tulane football program has done is important and vital.

Tulane football players make a stand against domestic violence: video
everal Tulane football players -- including quarterbacks Jordy Joseph and Tanner Lee -- made a video to raise awareness and promote the prevention of domestic violence against women.

September 23, 2014

Bob Marley's grandson excelling for Green Wave
VIDEO: Bob Marley's grandson excelling for Green Wave WWL September 22, 2014

Duke's David Cutcliffe sees plenty of similarities in Tulane under Curtis Johnson
The Advocate
David Cutcliffe knows what Curtis Johnson is going through.

Monday morning rewind: Tulane
The Advocate
Tulane (1-3) plays at new Big Ten member Rutgers (3-1), which upset previously unbeaten Navy 31-24 on Saturday while rolling for 284 yards on the ground.

After loss at Duke, Tulane searches for positives
The Advocate
Lazedrick Thompson, who had missed the final month of last season with a knee surgery, finished with a career-best 124 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries.

Lewis: Night time is right time for football at Yulman Stadium
The Advocate
Last Saturday's second game at Yulman Stadium, the first played under the lights, demonstrated just how much the move from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome is paying off for the Green Wave in atmosphere alone, especially after the sun goes down.

September 15, 2014

Find out what grades I gave Tulane after its 35-20 win against Southeastern
Tulane football needed this game. The Green Wave righted the ship on Saturday night with a 35-20 victory against FCS opponent Southeastern.

Lee leads Tulane to 35-20 win over SE Louisiana
Washington Post
Tanner Lee threw for 238 yards and three touchdowns to lead Tulane to a 35-20 victory over Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday night.

Tulane scores first win at Yulman Stadium in Southeastern 35-20 victory
Uptown Messenger
Yulman Stadium made some noise for the Tulane Green Wave in their well-deserved 35-20 victory over the Southeastern Lions. Tulane's defense was tight, and quarterback Tanner Lee secured touchdowns through big plays.

September 12, 2014

The Descendants: Growing up Marley on the football field, Jamaican hillside
Sports Illustrated
One day Marley would like to pass along his rapidly growing international coffee business to his eldest son, Nico, 19, a sophomore linebacker and business major at Tulane who is standing nearby.

Tulane has tweaks in store for second game at Yulman Stadium
The Advocate
Tulane announced that fewer than 1,000 tickets remain for its 7 p.m. Saturday kickoff against Southeastern Louisiana, meaning Tulane is preparing for another near-capacity crowd.

The Cheat Sheet: What Tulane fans need to know about Southeastern
Look no further than who is taking snaps. Bryan Bennett, an Oregon transfer, leads the team in rushing (163 yards) and passing (535 yards).

September 10, 2014

Tulane's Yulman Stadium fills for first time
The Advocate
VIDEO: Tulane's new football stadium filled for the first time recently, and The New Orleans Advocate has time-lapse video of the event.

Tulane unwraps Yulman Stadium for season opener
Crescent City Jewish News
Dickson believes the new stadium will have the benefit of exposing Tulane and its campus to a great many more students, faculty and outsiders than it would were the university still utilizing the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for its football games.

September 9, 2014

Just off campus, neighborhood house parties celebrate Tulane spirit
Uptown Messenger
On-street parking may have been tough to find, but traffic was relatively light, and many neighbors were thrilled to revive the front-yard parties associated with memories of the old Sugar Bowl stadium.

Fans' spirits still high despite Tulane defeat in Yulman Stadium debut
The excitement was incredible at Tulane University, where football finally returned to campus.

September 8, 2014

High demand for Tulane football tickets could lead to Yulman expansion, AD Rick Dickson says
Roughly 1,500 tickets remain for the entire season at the new 30,000-seat Yulman Stadium, Tulane athletic director Rick Dickson said Thursday in advance of the sold-out home opener Saturday against Georgia Tech.

Yulman stadium atmosphere compensates for Tulane's on-field loss to Georgia Tech
Uptown Messenger
Tulane may have lost against Georgia Tech 21-38, but the home game experience of Uptown tailgating, pregame festivities, and on-field energy all contributed to vibrant inauguration for Yulman Stadium.

Fans' spirits still high despite Tulane defeat in Yulman Stadium debut
The excitement was incredible at Tulane University, where football finally returned to campus.

Yulman Stadium is a winner even on a day when the Green Wave was not
The official opening of Yulman Stadium, Tulane's new $73 million on-campus facility, this weekend harkened a new era for Green Wave football, its loyal fans and the school's eclectic student body

Richard Yulman issues 'Yulman Challenge' at dedication of new Tulane football stadium
Richard Yulman had a challenge up his sleeve during the dedication of the stadium that bears his family's name Friday afternoon.

Tulane fans came out strong for their debut home game
Nonetheless, the university and its students and alumni still won with a great day of tailgating back on hallowed ground.

Yulman Stadium kickoff party is a touchdown for Tulane University
With olive green and light blue illuminating the building's exterior and the glamorous crowd walking in -- making it akin to a big Hollywood movie premiere -- Mardi Gras World was the place to be on Friday evening

Tulane fans came out strong for their debut home game
Nonetheless, the university and its students and alumni still won with a great day of tailgating back on hallowed ground.

American Athletic Conference chief Mike Aresco calls Tulane a program on rise
The commissioner, clad with a green tie to support Tulane, said the opening of the newly constructed Yulman facility opened a big spotlight on the program.

September 5, 2014

Tulane Set To Host First Football Game On Campus In Nearly 40 Years
For the first time in nearly 40 years, Tulane University is preparing to host a football game on its Uptown campus.

Tulane Stadium unveils new stadium traffic plan
Tulane University's Yulman Stadium officially opens its bleachers to Green Wave fans this weekend. It is the first time since the 1970s that football aficionados will watch a home game on campus.

New stadium changes Tulane football culture
VIDEO: New stadium changes Tulane football culture

Businesses get ready for Tulane football
Thirty-five years after the last point was scored in Tulane stadium, football returns to campus as Yulman Stadium hosts its first game Saturday. FOX 8 talked with business owners in the area to see how they are getting ready for the return of football fans.

Tulane to sting Georgia Tech in New Orleans
FOX News
Tulane also was 7-6 in 2013, but that record came off the heels of back-to-back two-win seasons.

Where fans can park, tailgate, and more to know about the first game at Yulman Stadium
Tulane will play the first football game in the 30,000-seat Yulman Stadium on Saturday at Georgia Tech. Here is some of what fans should know for the full game-day experience.

Tulane players seek home-field advantage at new football stadium
The first practice last week at the new Tulane football stadium was a celebration as much as it was a workout. Players excitedly bounded onto the field as music blared and the large end-zone video screen flashed the Green Wave logo.

September 4, 2014

Tulane Green Wave Strengths and Tendencies
SB Nation
The Tulane Green Wave present an interesting opponent for the Jackets. They are a program with some real momentum, a new stadium, and increased support from the administration.

Tulane preps for home opener
VIDEO: Tulane preps for home opener

44 photos capture 53 years of Tulane Stadium memories for #throwbackthursday
When Tulane University football fans cross Willow Street on Saturday as they head to the first game in Yulman Stadium, they will walk on hallowed ground: the former site of Tulane Stadium.

Tulane football players tell you what they like best about Yulman Stadium: video montage
While most attending Saturday's Tulane-Georgia Tech football game in Yulman Stadium will be laying eyes within the new construction for the first time, the Green Wave players already feel at home in the 30,000-capacity confines.

September 3, 2014

Tulane students get first glimpse of Yulman Stadium
They were offered free food as well as T shirts, they learned cheers and they were able to pick up game tickets during the event.

Tulane University opens Yulman Stadium
The Gambit
A "Countdown to Yulman Stadium" digital timer on the Tulane University athletics website (www.tulanegreenwave.com) ticks down the days, hours, minutes and seconds until kickoff of the very first game at the new $73 million football arena on Tulane's Uptown campus

August 29, 2014

Tulane to receive occupancy certificate for new football stadium this week, athletic director says
NOLA.com Obtaining the certificate would signify the 30,000-seat stadium as officially cleared to host its first game Sept. 6 against Georgia Tech.

Paralyzed former Tulane player Devon Walker makes first trip to the stadium where he was injured
Yahoo! Sports
Former Tulane football player Devon Walker will make his first appearance at Tulsa's H.A. Chapman Stadium since suffering an injury two years ago that left him paralyzed from the neck down.

August 28, 2014

An NFL scout's-eye view of Tulane's opener at Tulsa
Coming off an outstanding bowl run last year and armed with a new conference and stadium, these are exciting times for the Tulane football program.

John E. Hoover: A tragic play, a triumphant return; TU faces Tulane tonight
Tulsa World
Devon Walker is back in Tulsa, back where football and tragedy met in a head-on collision, back where he was rescued, allowed to live on, his body broken but his spirit renewed.

Green Wave facing increased expectations
Chicago Tribune
Tulane coach Curtis Johnson, starting his third season, is making believers out of folks in New Orleans after coaching the Green Wave to its first bowl since 2002 last season.

Devon Walker to meet EMS in Tulsa who saved his life
Thursday night, he'll face his biggest challenge to date. Not another surgery or another difficult therapy session -- Walker will meet the men and women who saved his life two years ago.

Tulane looks to new faces to carry load
The Advocate
A wry smile creeps across the face of Tulane wide receiver Justyn Shackleford when he's asked about unveiling the 2014 version of the Green Wave offense.

Tulane's new stadium opens with family activities, tailgating
The Advocate
Tulane University will unveil its new, 30,000-seat stadium with a bang, fireworks included.

Lewis: Two years after injury, Devon Walker still loves game
The Advocate
But despite nearly dying on the field and being paralyzed from the neck down with two broken vertebrae, Walker hasn't soured on life, or even football.

August 25, 2014

On the move: Tulane safety Darion Monroe will play nickel corner is some situations
The Advocate
Darion Monroe learned to never be too comfortable. Tulane's starting safety for the past two seasons always knew his role could change, even if the adjustment had nothing to do with him.

Sam Scofield stands tall for Tulane
The Advocate
In his rare down time during Tulane's grueling preseason camp, safety Sam Scofield has been able to relive his first seminal athletic achievement.

Will Tulane make a second straight bowl? Jeff Duncan predicts the 2014 season
Jeff Duncan: One man's prediction for how the Tulane Green Wave will fare this season:

Tulane positional series: Is there any replacing Cairo Santos?
Most of the positional battles in Tulane's fall camp were settled in during the three-week practice span. But a few positions aren't defined and place kicker is one of them.

Ten things Tulane's fall practices tell us about the 2014 squad
CAMP CONCLUSIONS--10 things fall football camp showed us about the 2014 Tulane football team

TU Sports: Devon Walker to attend Tulane game
Tulsa World
Former Tulane football player Devon Walker will return Thursday to the University of Tulsa's H.A. Chapman Stadium, the site of the injury two years ago that left him paralyzed from the neck down.

Tulane's Devon Walker to return to site of injury at Tulsa for game Thursday, newspaper reports
Paralyzed former Tulane football player Devon Walker will attend the Green Wave game Thursday at Tulsa, site of the injury that left him paralyzed from the neck down in a game nearly two years ago. The game is Tulane's first at Tulsa since the injury.

Former Tulane running back Orleans Darkwa shines against Dallas Cowboys
Former Tulane running back Orleans Darkwa had quite the performance in the Miami Dolphins 25-20 victory.

Tulane positional series: Sam Scofield racks up tackles, plays off Darion Monroe
Senior Sam Scofield has operated largely in obscurity in his time at Tulane despite starting 17 times and playing in 33 games in his Tulane career at safety.

August 19, 2014

Tulane redshirt freshman Tanner Lee is expected to lengthen the field and bolster the offense
The 6-foot-4, 220-pound redshirt freshman displayed no nervous feet peppering the turf or tennis-match head swerving in a mad panic for a target.

Well-traveled Tulane football team looks forward to holding practices at new home stadium
There are days when Tulane receiver Justyn Shackleford would like to run extra routes after practice. But he can't. He would risk missing the bus if he did.

August 12, 2014

Yulman Stadium set to open in September
VIDEO: Yulman Stadium set to open in September

Commissioner Mike Aresco high on future of AAC, Tulane
The Advocate
Power tools clanged and churned in the background of Yulman Stadium as American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco was introduced to the New Orleans media for the first time.

TULANE CAMP REPORT: Lorenzo Doss returns to practice
The Advocate
Tulane welcomed their star cornerback, Lorenzo Doss, back to the practice field Monday after he missed the previous week of camp with a "minor" knee injury.

Tulane names Tanner Lee as its starting quarterback
The Advocate
Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson confirmed Monday what he hinted at after Saturday's scrimmage: redshirt freshman Tanner Lee is his No. 1 quarterback.

Tulane fall camp positional series: Center -- Nathan Shienle brings his brains, brawn, and hair to the job
You wouldn't want to play Trivial Pursuit with Tulane center Nathan Shienle. Especially if a science question came up. The redshirt sophomore is a physics major with long hair and a bushy beard, not to mention a lean-ish 6-foot-5, 300-pound frame.

Tulane's defense gets some players back and shines at Monday's practice
Following Saturday's Tulane football scrimmage where the offense rolled up close to 500 yards on the Green Wave defense, the defense made a statement on Monday.

Tanner Lee wins Tulane QB job over Nick Montana
Tulane has named redshirt freshman Tanner Lee its starting quarterback, and senior Nick Montana, Joe's youngest son, who started 11 games last season, now is the third-stringer.

August 11, 2014

Tulane football offense gets moving in scrimmage Saturday
Tanner Lee opened the Tulane football scrimmage Saturday by completing four of his first five passes to four different receivers. The running backs took things from there.

Tulane freshman quarterback Tanner Lee in command for starting role after impressive scrimmage
Tulane redshirt freshman quarterback Tanner Lee can be penciled into the lead for the starting role when the season starts Aug. 28 at Tulsa. Lee impressed coach Curtis Johnson enough during a scrimmage Saturday for him to make the statement.

Ryan Griffin looks like New Orleans Saints' quarterback of the future | Jeff Duncan
On Friday night at the Edward Jones Dome, the former Tulane standout enjoyed one of the best performances by a Saints quarterback not wearing No. 9.

Former Tulane receiver Ryan Grant, kicker Cairo Santos shine in NFL preseason debuts
Former Tulane receiver Ryan Grant caught three passes for the Washington Redskins, and former Tulane kicker Cairo Santos made a field goal and two extra points for the Kansas City Chiefs, in their NFL preseason debuts Thursday night.

August 7, 2014

Wednesday Tulane fall football camp notebook: Heat becomes a factor, Devon Walker appears, and players rise
The Green Wave moved outdoors to Newman High, and some players watched the end of practice from ice tubs or finished early because of heat issues.

August 1, 2014

Tulane football players get 'Happy' with Eyewitness Morning News crew
After unveiling their brand new team uniforms and talking about all of the changes Tulane football will see this upcoming season, some of the Tulane University football players danced and got down with members of the Eyewitness Morning News to the hit song "Happy" during Thursday's show.

Tulane football prepares for big changes, new season, unveils new uniforms
Big changes are happening Uptown as Tulane University counts down to the opening of its brand new Yulman Stadium, back on campus for the first time in 40 years.

Tulane University President Michael Fitts tours Yulman Stadium
As Michael Fitts walked out on the brand new, state of the art turf at Yulman Stadium Thursday, one of two giant scoreboards flashed the message "Welcome President Fitts."

July 31, 2014

Photos: Tulane Officially Unveils Revamped Logo, New Football Helmets
This year brings many new things for Tulane football. The team enters the American Athletic Conference, opens a new, much needed on-campus stadium, and now they've revamped their logo, and have new helmets to go with it.

Tulane coach Curtis Johnson calls the American a 'power conference' and relishes the challenge of playing 'the best'
Tulane coach Curtis Johnson met with the media Tuesday at the American Athletic Conference Media Day in Providence, Rhode Island. Here are some highlights from what he said; follow NOLA.com for more coverage.

July 29, 2014

Clambake kicks off AAC gathering for Wave
The Advocate
Before they dug into the renowned seaside clambake that launched the American Athletic Conference's Media Days on Monday, the players were reminded how a few years back one of their prominent peers consumed so much lobster -- It's called a clambake

July 18, 2014

Tulane's Yulman Stadium construction, game day plans shaping up
For the past 39 years, Tulane's Uptown campus had the predictable look on Saturday home football days: the same as any other weekend day. There were few hints around campus that the Green Wave was even in season.

July 17, 2014

Tulane cornerback Lorezno Doss shows off new Tulane football uniforms on Twitter
The Tulane football team will do more than just play in a new stadium and in a new conference this fall. It also will have new uniforms.

July 16, 2014

Tulane University Football Making Waves for 2014 Season
The Tulane Green Wave football program selected the UBU Sports® synthetic turf system to be installed on Benson Field inside the recently built, 30,000 seat, Yulman Stadium.

July 15, 2014

Green Wave adds Mississippi State to schedule
The Advocate
The first Saturday of December is going to be a busy one at Tulane.

July 14, 2014

Tulane QB Tanner Lee fresh off Manning Passing Academy weekend, psyched for fall camp
Lee got a chance to mingle with the storied Manning family this weekend when he crashed the family's passing academy camp to throw some routes.

July 7, 2014

See Tulane co-defensive coordinator Lionel Washington featured on Louisiana Hall of Fame ceremony on TV
Tulane's Lionel Washington, a former Wave football player and current co-defensive coordinator, was inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame last month

Legally blind Tulane long snapper Aaron Golub is out to be more than just a feel-good story
The Advocate
Aaron Golub prefers to talk about other topics than his limited sight, but he is not blind to the visibility he has received because of it.

July 2, 2014

AAC Makeup Changes, Effective Today
As of July 1, the American Athletic Conference has expanded. Commissioner Mike Aresco issued a statement welcoming East Carolina, Tulane and Tulsa as new conference members.

Tulane President Mike Fitts addresses future of Wave athletics
The Advocate
Yulman Stadium will be a centerpiece of the athletics complex for years to come. In his short tenure at Tulane, (coach Curtis Johnson) has demonstrated that he has the football program on the right trajectory.

June 30, 2014

A look at Tulane's new sports league -- the American Athletic Conference
Tulane is swiftly approaching its entrance date to the American Athletic Conference -- July 1st.

Conference realignment returns to the spotlight this week
The Advocate
Meet your new neighbors, schools of the American Athletic Conference. The footprint of the former Big East now covers nine states, from Connecticut to Texas, with Tulane in the mix to add some Louisiana flavor.

Tulane to enter a bigger-money world when it joins the American Athletic Conference July 1
As the Green Wave braces for its entry into the American Athletic Conference on July 1, all the numbers aren't clear but one thing is luminous: it's a bigger business.

June 17, 2014

Lionel Washington's NFL longevity leads to Hall of Fame
The Town Talk.com
Following a standout career at Lutcher and Tulane that led to a 15-year NFL career, Lionel Washington is headed to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.

June 16, 2014

Novato's Davis forged close bond with his paralyzed Tulane teammate
Marin Independent Journal
One of the greatest days for Novato's Jacob Davis came when he graduated from Tulane University a year ago. You get the sense from talking with Davis that even more special is the day last month his best friend Devon Walker graduated from Tulane.

June 13, 2014

Lewis: David Pierce's hiring shows Tulane still takes baseball seriously
The Advocate
The hiring of Sam Houston State coach David Pierce to take over the program run for the previous 21 seasons by Rick Jones, which was formalized Thursday with his introduction to local media and fans, was further proof that, as the school goes into the American Athletic Conference in less than a month, there is a new attitude on Ben Weiner Drive.

New Tulane baseball coach David Pierce is an initial hit for Green Wave
Pierce, who was introduced to the media in a Turchin Stadium press conference and later mingled with fans at Uptown's Bruno's Tavern, is the guy the Olive and Blue faithful hope will lead the program on a redemptive path.

June 12, 2014

Colleagues praise new Tulane baseball coach David Pierce
The Advocate
If the testimonials of the people who have competed against, worked with or watched Pierce are even close to accurate, Tulane hit a grand slam with its latest hire.

June 5, 2014

Game-By-Game Predictions for Tulane's 2014 Season
Tulane was desperate for a leader; someone that could come in and immediately change the culture and make the Green Wave competitive again. Curtis Johnson was that man.

Rick Jones will be tough act to follow at very different Tulane
Successful coaches in major college sports - and Jones was certainly one of those - are often appreciated a lot more years after they are gone.

June 4, 2014

Tulane women's golfer Emily Penttila grabs spot in U.S. Women's Open
Tulane sophomore Emily Penttila earned a spot in the U.S. Women's Open at a sectional qualifier in Quail Valley Golf Club in Vero Beach, Fla., with a 36-hole score of 3-under-par 141 on Friday.

Paralyzed Tulane player Devon Walker now advising for College Football Assistance Fund
Yahoo! Sports
Former Tulane defensive back Devon Walker has been named to the advisory committee of the College Football Assistance Fund.

June 3, 2014

Rant Sports College Football Rankings: No. 82 Tulane Green Wave
The Tulane Green Wave look to build on a successful 2013 season as they make the transition from Conference USA to the more competitive American Athletic Conference.

Tulane women's golfer Emily Penttila grabs spot in U.S. Women's Open
Tulane sophomore Emily Penttila earned a spot in the U.S. Women's Open at a sectional qualifier in Quail Valley Golf Club in Vero Beach, Fla.

Interim coach Jake Gautreau, Illinois State's Mark Kingston to interview for Tulane baseball coaching job
The Advocate
Tulane's first baseball coaching search in more than 20 years is starting to take shape.

June 2, 2014

AAC commits to full cost of attendance for athletes
The Advocate
ot wanting to get left behind, the American Athletic Conference, including incoming member Tulane, on Friday committed itself to following the lead of the so-called Power Five conferences in their proposed NCAA governance changes, including supplying the full cost of attendance for athletes.

2014 College Football Rankings: #99 Tulane
Athlon Sports
Tulane had one of the best defenses in school history, ranking 22rd nationally in yards allowed (352.1 ypg), sixth in yards per carry allowed (3.2) and tied for second in turnovers forced (35).

With Mike Neu and Derrick Strozier, Saints' Tulane ties are running deeper
The Advocate
Two years ago, Saints quarterbacks coach Mike Neu and undrafted free agent running back Derrick Strozier were toiling away for a Tulane team that finished 2-10.

May 27, 2014

Tulane baseball coach Rick Jones retires
The Advocate
Tulane baseball coach Rick Jones is leaving with the most wins of any coach in school history, but that fact would be much less significant without four of those victories in particular.

High School Football Star Is Legally Blind, To Attend Tulane
Good Morning American, ABC
Aaron Golub talks about overcoming incredible odds to get on the field.

Blind Football Player Makes Top College Team, Proves 'There's Nothing You Can't Accomplish'
Huffington Post
The 17-year-old Newton, Mass., high schooler has been blind since birth, unable to see out of his right eye and has only a small amount of vision in his left. Despite this, Golub just achieved a lifelong dream: He has been offered a preferred walk-on spot to play football at Tulane University, a Division 1 program.

What impact did retiring Tulane coach Rick Jones have on baseball in New Orleans and Louisiana?
If Jones did anything during his 21-year tenure that ended Friday with the announcement of his retirement, it was raise the level of expectation not only for the Uptown-based school, but other schools through Louisiana.

Rick Jones' tireless work ethic helped build Tulane baseball into a power
And I don't think I've ever had as much fun or heard as many great stories as I did covering Tulane baseball that season. It was Rick Jones' first season at the school.

Video: Bogusevic says Jones built Tulane baseball into something special
The Advocate
Zephyrs left fielder Brian Bogusevic, a key player on Tulane's College World Series team, talks about the pending retirement of his former coach Rick Jones.

May 23, 2014

Emily Penttila leads Tulane up the leaderboard at NCAA Women's Golf Championships
Tulsa World
The Green Wave swept across the Tulsa Country Club golf course Thursday morning, and it meant business.

Paralyzed Tulane Star Devon Walker on Signing With the New Orleans Saints
ABC News
The paralyzed Tulane University football standout who was surprised after his college graduation by being signed with the New Orleans Saints says he made it through his career-ending football injury by realizing he was an inspiration for others.

May 22, 2014

Blind football player will live his dream this fall, play for Tulane
Fox Sports
Golub plays long snapper for the Newton South High School football team and is legally blind, with zero vision in his left eye and very little in his right.

Tulane Set to Make Blind Long Snapper Aaron Golub a Preferred Walk-on
Bleacher Report
Long snappers are often overlooked when football fans survey the field for positions of vital importance, but don't expect Aaron Golub to go unnoticed when he arrives at Tulane University later this year.

<bTulane to give blind long snapper a walk-on shot
NBC Sports
Unbelievably, there's yet another heartwarming story connected to the game of college football to post about, and, just as it was a couple of days ago, Tulane again plays a starring role in it.

Tulane football welcomes legally blind deep snapper to 2014 roster
he Tulane athletic department confirmed several reports that legally blind deep snapper Aaron Golub of Newton, Mass., will walk on to the Green Wave football team this fall.

Tulane's Hunter Hope said he's 'honored' by C-USA All-Freshmen team selection
Hunter Hope made his biggest statement this spring with his bat. The Tulane freshman third baseman from Jupiter, Florida, is stingy with words but not with hits. He finished the spring with the Green Wave's highest batting average at .269.

May 20, 2014

Blind student gets a chance to play football at Tulane after starting as a long snapper for his high school team for two years
Aaron Golub is the long snapper for Newton High School outside of Boston and his skills on the field will be leading him to New Orleans this fall when he heads to college after being awarded a preferred walk on spot for the team.

Tulane's Derrick Strozier turns New Orleans Saints tryout into a free agent contract
Former Tulane defensive back Derrick Strozier became the latest Green Wave player to ink an NFL rookie free agent deal as the native of Edgewater, Fla., signed with the New Orleans Saints on Monday as announced by Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.

Saints sign former Tulane player Strozier as RB; final unsigned draft pick agrees to terms
The Advocate
After playing cornerback at Tulane in 2013, Derrick Strozier took a chance when he asked the Saints to give him a tryout at running back during the team's three-day rookie minicamp that ended Sunday.

Tulane football: Julius Warmsley signs with Texans
The Advocate
Julius Warmsley made the most of his shot at the NFL. The former Tulane and St. Michael standout signed as a free agent with the Houston Texans on Monday after the team's rookie camp

Tulane women's golf team feels comfortable at NCAA Championship venue
The Tulane women's golf team has the luxury of knowing what to expect when it comes to the NCAA Championship and in more ways than one

Devon Walker's Dream Comes True
Pro Player Insiders
Walker showed so much strength with accepting that his career was now over, but Saturday was one of his emotional moments that he will remember for the rest of his life.

Hats off to Saints for signing Devon Walker
Fox8 Live
Walker is a game-changer who probably has displayed as much if not more courage than any football player I can think of. He inspired his teammates and coaches at Tulane, and the Green Wave's opponents as well. He has lifted the spirits of others in his position outside of the game. All of that while being confined to a wheelchair.

May 19, 2014

Saints sign paralyzed former Tulane safety Devon Walker
Fox Sports
There were many memorable moments during this year's NFL Draft, but the New Orleans Saints might have the best story of the offseason.

Former Tulane player signs contract
ABC News
The New Orleans Saints surprised Walker by signing him to an official contract on Saturday afternoon -- just hours before Walker realized another dream by graduating from college.

Saints sign paralyzed safety Devon Walker on day of graduation
CBS News
Now, the Saints are poised to welcome Walker into their professional football family.

Saints sign Tulane's Walker to honorary contract
Washington Post
As Sean Payton spoke to a crowd of reporters after a rookie camp practice Saturday, he looked to his left and motioned for someone to join him. In rolled paralyzed former Tulane safety Devon Walker, operating a motorized wheelchair with his mouth and smiling with his eyes.

Another goal achieved: Devon Walker signs with the Saints
The Advocate
"I don't know when Mickey's making him sign the contract," said Payton, setting up his own punch line. "I'd make sure to look it over, though."

Many possibilities remain for paralyzed former Tulane football player Devon Walker
As Devon Walker accepted his Tulane diploma this weekend and even signed a one-day contract with the New Orleans Saints, his future has opened in a way he never imagined.

Tulane women's golf team's experience a big advantage heading into NCAA Championship
When Tulane's women's golf team tees it up for the NCAA National Championship beginning Tuesday in Tulsa, Okla., the head coach, Lorne Don, may be more nervous than his players. For four of the five Green Wave golfers, this is nothing new.

Tulane baseball team finishes 2014 season with walk-off win against FIU
Tulane finished its regular season with a walk-off victory against FIU, the second in two days and the seventh on the season. Tulane won 3-2 on Friday in the ninth.

May 16, 2014

Former Tulane safety Devon Walker presses on from his spinal cord injury to graduate this Saturday
On Saturday, Devon Walker will do exactly what he set out to do when he stepped on Tulane's campus five years ago. The former Tulane safety will graduate with a degree in cell and molecular biology.

Glazers: A driving force behind the Green Wave sports
The Advocate
It's impossible to walk the grounds of Tulane University and avoid the impact of Jill and Avie Glazer.

May 15, 2014

Stephen Alemais, Tulane close out season full of growing pains
The Advocate
He was part of a Tulane recruiting class that Perfect Game rated No. 23 nationally.

Tulane baseball team playing for pride this weekend vs. Florida International in season finale series
The three-game series--which begins with Thursday's 6:30 p.m. game in Turchin Stadium and concludes with Saturday's 1 p.m. season finale

May 14, 2014

Tulane coach Curtis Johnson cautiously optimistic about joining AAC
The Advocate
Asked if his goal was to get to six wins last year at Tulane's preseason media day, football coach Curtis Johnson said he wanted and expected more than six.

May 13, 2014

Tulane RB Orleans Darkwa signs instead with Miami Monday
Tulane running back Orleans Darkwa's NFL future took a twist Monday when the Miami Dolphins called and offered him an undrafted free agent contract. Darkwa thought he was headed to the Tennessee Titans minicamp but agreed to the Miami contract instead.

Tight ends could help Redskins compensate for lack of size at wide receiver
Washington Post The team took 6-foot wide receiver Ryan Grant out of Tulane, as coaches were impressed with his versatility and ball skills, and they rated him as a better player than some of the larger receivers left on the board.

May 12, 2014

College Football Countdown | No. 109: Tulane
USA Today
Tulane's enough moment, according to third-year coach Curtis Johnson, came in last September's 41-39 loss to South Alabama.

Redskins draft: Jay Gruden on his team's selections
Washington Post
We're surprised that Grant was there. We had a little bit higher of a grade on him, obviously, and he was sitting there and we took him. We were impressed with him at the combine interview

NFL Draft: Washington adds WR Ryan Grant in fifth round
Washington Post
The Redskins used the 142nd pick of the draft to select wide receiver Ryan Grant out of Tulane.

Tulane draft summary: Green Wave has best showing since 2009
The Tulane football program came out of the 2014 NFL draft with its best showing since 2009.

Tulane women's golf earns berth to NCAA Championship, finishing seventh at East Regional
The Tulane women's golf team earned a spot in the NCAA Championship on Saturday by finishing seventh in the NCAA East Regional at Southwood Golf Course in Tallahassee, Fla.

Former Tulane receiver Ryan Grant ecstatic with being picked in fifth round by Washington Redskins in 2014 NFL draft
"When my phone rang he asked me what area code it was," Grant said. "I said it was Virginia. I answer the phone and it was (Washington Redskins head coach) Jay Gruden on the phone. He was like, 'Ryan Grant, it's Jay Gruden from the Redskins.' How do you feel about being a Redskin?"

May 8, 2014

Tulane's Ryan Grant riding high into the 2014 NFL draft
Ryan Grant should be the first Tulane player to hear his name get called in the 2014 NFL draft.

Tulane women's golfers happy to return to regionals
The Advocate
With a dominant performance at the Conference USA Championship, the Tulane women's golf team recaptured the feeling it had in an historic 2012-13 season.

Tulane football's newest staffer -- Wayne Cordova -- is a seamless addition to the program
The latest piece to Tulane football's recruiting system could not be more seamless. Wayne Cordova is a product of the area he will now scout and recruit.

Tulane golfer Gemma Dryburgh makes Curtis Cup team
Tulane golfer Gemma Dryburgh added one of the highest accolades to her golf resume today as she was one of eight players selected to the 2014 Great Britain and Ireland (GB&I) Curtis Cup Team.

May 7, 2014

Tulane shortstop Stephen Alemais and Garrett Deschamp both took responsibility for the miscue afterwards but both came up big three batters later to end the game.

What are the 2014 NFL draft prospects for Tulane's Ryan Grant and Cairo Santos?
But there are a host of prospects who should get a chance in the NFL next season. Roughly 10 players with Tulane connections are draft hopefuls and potential undrafted free agents

May 5, 2014

After becoming paralyzed, Devon Walker shows will, grit in fight of life
Sports Illustrated
Walker's toes won't wiggle. Not today. He'll keep thinking, though, keep willing. He has to.

Tyler Mapes pitches Tulane to 3-0 win to seal Southern Miss series victory
Tyler Mapes has been the Tulane baseball player with the cape this spring. Though only one year out of having Tommy John surgery, the redshirt senior has been the ace.

May 2, 2014

Tulane women's golf team ramps up game at the perfect time
It seemed when the weather started warming up in early April, so did the Tulane women's golf team.

New Orleans Saints 2014 NFL draft outlook | special teams
The Saints could sign an undrafted free agent to compete as a camp body, perhaps Tulane product Cairo Santos

Tulane baseball upbeat after recent wins as it preps for Southern Miss
The mood lifted for the Green Wave after winning two out of three games against Wichita State last weekend and then defeating Nicholls State 8-1 Tuesday.

May 1, 2014

Alemais, Massey propel Tulane to 8-1 win over Nicholls State
Tulane interim coach Jake Gautreau called Tuesday night the most complete game of Tulane's season.

Tulane women's golf team dominates All-Conference USA squad
As it did the Conference USA Tournament, the Tulane women's golf team dominated the all-league team. Green Wave sophomore Emily Penttila and Tulane coach Lorne Don were honored as the C-USA Player of the Year and Coach of the Year on the squad, released Wednesday.

April 25, 2014

Tulane baseball team dips out of league play to face Wichita State at home this weekend
Sometimes a break from conference play can allow a baseball team to exhale.

Fletcher Mackel's Saints Mock Draft Version 4.0
Santos has been my guy with this pick from day one and I'm sticking with him. I'd love to see Cairo compete with veteran Shayne Graham.

Former Tulane player feeling at home during Zurich Classic
Hurricane Katrina got in the way and then it wasn't long before Tulane disbanded its golf program in wake of Katrina.

April 24, 2014

Terry will bowl for Tulane
Bowler Dayne Terry of Coarsegold has signed a letter of intent to attend NCAA D-1 Tulane University in New Orleans in the fall as a member of the university's Green Wave bowling team.

The big 2014 Tulane football preview: The future is suddenly bright
SB Nation
A new stadium, a 2013 bowl bid, and some solid recruiting have given Tulane fans more hope for the future than at any recent time.

April 17, 2014

Jake Rogers' emergence could help Tulane pull out of funk
Rogers already is outstanding defensively, having thrown out 21 of 41 base stealers this season, by far the most of any Conference USA catcher.

Tulane looks to move out of the bottom of the C-USA standings this weekend in Charlotte
The Green Wave sits 11th out of 13 teams in C-USA and has just four more league series left to try to finish among the top eight teams.

WWL-TV to air 'Tulane Coach's Show'
"This is a great partnership of two locally proud institutions", said WWL-TV General Manager Tod Smith.

Tulane has a new helmet for 2014
Tulane is now trending upward, and it'll be doing so in 2014 while sporting some new lids. Coach Curtis Johnson tweeted this Thursday morning.

April 16, 2014

Hunter Hope's walk-off heroics propel Tulane to 3-2 win over McNeese State
Tulane freshman third baseman Hunter Hope put the exclamation point on the chilly April night at Turchin Stadium when he smacked a walk-off hit to left field to drive in pinch runner Grant Brown and hand the Green Wave a 3-2 win.

April 15, 2014

Tulane notebook: Football adds three to staff
The Advocate
The Tulane football directory is growing. The Green Wave added positions to its coaching staff this offseason, including two directors of player personnel.

Top storylines to watch in the AAC
Orlando Sentinel
Tulane, meanwhile, underwent a miraculous turnaround as the Green Wave went from two-win apiece in 2011 and 2012 to seven-wins in 2013.

AAC Blog: Previewing 2014 Tulane Green Wave Football
Best College Sports News Network
The Green Wave come into the American facing a pretty tough schedule, but their season will be highlighted by a brand new on-campus football stadium.

April 14, 2014

Tulane's improved offense not good enough to beat Rice on Sunday
Tulane found its bats and burst with offense on Sunday for the first time since March 14.

April 11, 2014

New Stadium, New Conference Should Equal More Wins For Tulane Football
Sports Rants
Having an on-campus stadium provides a number of benefits to fans, current players and future recruits that will lead to more consistent success for the program.

April 9, 2014

Tulane baseball coach Rick Jones talks about his lifelong passion
Almost as soon as Rick Jones could stand as a toddler, he reached for baseballs. The Bennett, North Carolina, native was never lured by fishing holes, hanging around town with friends, hunting, or stamp collecting for that matter.

April 7, 2014

Crews work to complete construction on Tulane's Yulman Stadium
"You go away and recruit for a week, and there's more progress, so this is just phenomenal," Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson said."

Tulane's Yulman Stadium now 65% complete
Fox8 New Orleans
VIDEO News update

Lewis: Yulman Stadium's likely a gamble, but a good one
The Advocate
A dust storm, followed by rain showers, followed by bright sunshine. "Well, folks wanted us to provide the outdoor football experience," Tulane Athletic Director Rick Dickson said Friday as all of the above occurred during a media tour of Yulman Stadium, the school's new football home. "So here it is."

In Yulman Stadium, Tulane strives for unique home, `taste of New Orleans'
The Advocate
t may not be ready for prime time yet, but Tulane is more than happy to show off Yulman Stadium. The Green Wave's new football home is 65 percent complete.

Media gets a glimpse of Yulman Stadium's interior and an update on construction and ticket sales Friday
Dust from the Yulman Stadium construction site swirled as a storm built in the New Orleans area, but Tulane University still got to show off its newest athletic venue to a cluster of media on Friday.

Tulane Football Stadium Construction "On Schedule"
This weekend will mark five months and counting to the opening of Yulman Stadium, Tulane's new on-campus football home.

April 2, 2014

Tulane athletic department releases football season ticket prices for Yulman Stadium
Tulane Athletics announced today the public launch of season tickets for the 2014 football season, the Green Wave's inaugural season at the new Yulman Stadium and as a member of the American Athletic Conference (AAC).

Tulane athletic director Rick Dickson says Ed Conroy and men's basketball program on right track
As the structures outside of his office have taken shape, so, too, have the programs housed in the new venues. The men's basketball program, in particular, is on course, Dickson said

April 1, 2014

Full complement of Yulman Stadium ticket options to go on sale Tuesday at Tulane
The Advocate
After years of planning and months of unveiling bits and pieces, Tulane fans finally will have the opportunity to purchase tickets for seats nearly anywhere in Yulman Stadium starting Tuesday morning.

March 26, 2014

Youth is power in Tulane's 3-2 upset win over No. 3/4 LSU
The "green" Green Wave team - struggling to keep its head above .500 the past few weeks - stood up to No. 3/4 LSU, went 11 innings deep and delivered a surprising blow.

Richard Carthon's walk-off RBI single propels Tulane to 3-2 victory against LSU in 11 innings
Tulane sophomore left fielder Richard Carthon couldn't have picked a better time for his first hit of the game Tuesday against No. 3/4 LSU.

March 18, 2014

Former Tulane player Matt Riser brings his Southeastern Louisiana club Uptown to take on Green Wave baseball Tuesday night
When the first pitch zips across the Turchin Stadium plate Tuesday evening, both head coaches will be a little bleary-eyed.

March 13, 2014

Tulane comes back to beat North Texas 66-61
Washington Post
Freshman Jonathan Stark scored 21 points as Tulane rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit to beat North Texas 66-61 in the second round of the Conference USA tournament on Wednesday.

March 6, 2014

Tulane's Lisa Stockton talks about the importance their double-bye will be in the Conference USA tournament | Video

March 5, 2014

Tulane baseball flips script on Sunday, delivers walk-off win against Sacred Heart
As parades rolled around Uptown and locals celebrated this Mardi Gras season Sunday, the Tulane baseball team gave fans something to cheer inside Turchin Stadium against Sacred Heart.

February 28, 2014

Lewis: `Spring' practice? At Tulane, it's already over
The Advocate
February, even with only 28 days, neatly accommodated the Green Wave's first-in-the-nation-to-start, first-to-finish workouts.

February 27, 2014

Tulane women's basketball holds off Tulsa's late push to win, 65-61
Coach Lisa Stockton knows the 20-win plateau very well, and she can add a fifth straight season and 13th overall of guiding her Tulane team to that mark.

February 26, 2014

From long range, Tulane's Jay Hook leaves foes shook
The Advocate
Jay Hook broke his shooting hand at the beginning of November. As March approaches, he is on the verge of breaking records.

Tulane men's basketball team eyeing Conference USA Tournament placement in Wednesday's home game vs. Florida Atlantic
Tulane is coming off a 68-56 victory over UTSA - a win on Saturday that helped the Green Wave right the ship after a hard loss to UTEP earlier in the week.

February 25, 2014

Tulane's Yulman Stadium expected to be complete for next season
Tulane students and fans will have an entirely new experience when a brand new stadium is complete. Yulman Stadium will hold 30,000 people. It's taking shape on the north end of the campus. Construction crews are nearly finished building stands and seating areas.

Tulane's Yulman Stadium on schedule for Sept. 6 opener
Tulane's Yulman Stadium is on schedule to be ready for the Green Wave's home opener Sept. 6 against Georgia Tech, a game set to be the first on-campus since the days in the old Tulane Stadium, a school official said.

Cancer is no match for Tulane redshirt freshman DE Luke Jackson
Tulane defensive end Luke Jackson didn't react to his diagnosis of testicular cancer in November the way many people would.

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says Tulane connection is important: notebook
The relationship between the New Orleans Saints and the Tulane football program has been give and take. But thanks to Green Wave coach Curtis Johnson, that relationship seems stronger than ever.

Mickey Loomis talks up Saints-Tulane pipeline
The Advocate
There's clearly a pipeline of talent established between New Orleans' NFL franchise and its most prominent university

February 24, 2014

Tulane women's golf team ready to prove they belong among nation's elite
When the Tulane women's golf team opened the spring season Feb. 9 in Orlando, Fla., expectations were high for a good finish in the tournament.

February 18, 2014

Tulane PK Cairo Santos and WR Ryan Grant land coveted NFL Combine invitation
Santos, who won last season's Lou Groza Award, received an invitation shortly after Christmas to the NFL Combine that will be held Feb 22nd - 25th in Indianapolis, Indiana. He will join approximately 300 other invitation-only athletes to show off their skills to the League's scouts, coaches, and personnel.

Tulane OL Nathan Shienle transitioning to full-time center this spring
One thing is certain for Tulane's four quarterbacks as they prepare for the 2014 football season. A new man is snapping the ball to them.

February 17, 2014

Tulane's youth comes through big on opening weekend; Wave sweeps Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Jones replaced power hitters with speedy base runners with reputations for bunting, stealing and making timely hits, trying to the adjust to the deadened college ball and the changes to the NCAA rules that have stymied offense. He added big arms and savvy defenders. In all, 19 newcomers.

Tulane football holds only open spring practice Saturday; fans see positions changes and new faces
Tulane fans got a glimpse of what the future holds for Green Wave football as the squad worked in its only open spring practice on Saturday at Tad Gormley Stadium.

UAB can't keep pace with hot-shooting Tulane team in home loss (photos, video)
Tulane topped that mark at halftime Saturday, shooting 70 percent in the first half and hitting 8-of-12 3-pointers.

February 14, 2014

Tulane freshman shortstop Stephen Alemais brings Spanish flair to Green Wave
All many know about Tulane's freshman phenom shortstop is that Stephen Alemais is a smooth defender from the Bronx, ranked the second-best recruit at his position by Perfect Game.

February 13, 2014

Tulane junior guard Jay Hook goes from reserve to "hero" in one year
Jay Hook has become the Tulane men's basketball hero in the past two games. He has scored the winning points in to push the Green Wave to victory in the two consecutive contests.

February 12, 2014

Tulane women's basketball takes on first-time foe Florida Atlantic while in striking distance in Conference USA
The Tulane women's basketball team's past two games have something else in common besides a victory.

February 11, 2014

Tulane secondary 'flying' through three 2014 spring practices | Notebook
The No Fly Zone is back at Tulane. The Green Wave has only completed three spring football practices, but junior cornerback Lorenzo Doss - whose seven interceptions led Tulane in 2013 - and junior safety Darion Monroe are ready to wreak havoc again after two stellar seasons at Tulane.

The walk-on: Senior guard Max Keenan's story from the bench
The Hullabaloo
Senior guard Max Keenan stands toward the end of the bench energizing his teammates with his signature towel wave during most basketball games.

February 10, 2014

Tulane baseball exhibits future and past in alumni baseball game on Saturday
Turchin Stadium filled on Saturday a week before the season officially kicks off with Arkansas Pine Bluff. Middle-aged guys in blue jeans filed into the Uptown venue, clutching baseball gloves.

Tulane men's basketball pulls more weekend heroics to beat Marshall on Jay Hook's 3-pointer, 68-65
Win number 150 on Friday night for Tulane coach Ed Conroy had its own dramatic finish, and his 151st career victory Sunday was no different thanks to the same player with less than two seconds left - junior guard Jay Hook.

New Tulane quarterbacks coach Aaron Price gets toes wet Friday at spring practice
On Friday, the Tulane football staff added the AP to the EP on offense. Aaron Price, brother of Eric Price, will be the next Green Wave quarterbacks coach and was at some of Friday's first spring practice,

Tulane opens spring football with some depth issues, but a 'great' first day
The Green Wave kicked off its month-long spring campaign Friday in a closed workout at the New Orleans Saints practice facility.

February 7, 2014

Tulane baseball's pitching staff is finally getting healthier
Tulane faced as much adversity as ever last baseball season when several pitchers missed significant time with injuries.

Weighing effects of new Tulane president Fitts on Green Wave Athletics
For Tulane Athletics, he is the great unknown. Incoming school President Michael A. Fitts has a sterling reputation an academician and fundraiser.

T-Bob: Now is the time to jump on Tulane bandwagon
Per capita, Louisiana produces more professional athletes than any state in our blessed union. Tulane Football Head Coach Curtis Johnson seems aware of this fact and has taken advantage of it with his 2014 recruiting class.

Tulane baseball coach Rick Jones discusses the challenges his young players must focus on | Video
The Tulane baseball team welcomes 16 freshmen this season. Coach Rick Jones spoke at Media Day about two particular challenges to which young players must adapt.

February 5, 2014

Tulane basketball notebook: new players learning the ropes, team trying to rebound from Southern Miss loss
The Tulane men's basketball team played one of the toughest teams in Conference USA on Saturday - and on the road at that - and the result wasn't pretty. The Green Wave suffered a 78-47 loss in Hattiesburg.

Incoming Tulane President Vows To Back Athletic Programs
The incoming president of Tulane University is a big believer in the school's athletic programs. Tuesday afternoon, the school introduced Michael Fitts as its 15th president.

January 30, 2014

Tulane has plenty of options to fill pitching voids
The Advocate
Nearly a week into preseason practice, Green Wave coach Rick Jones is keeping his options open. And he has plenty of them.

January 27, 2014

Tulane baseball team looks strong in Saturday intrasquad scrimmage
A day after getting chased inside because of cold, sleet conditions in New Orleans, the Tulane baseball team took to Turchin Stadium for a sunny, though still chilly, Saturday afternoon intrasquad scrimmage Saturday afternoon.

Tulane football's 2014 season opener against Southeastern Louisiana rescheduled to Sept. 13
The first two weeks of Tulane's 2014 football schedule have been altered due to construction on the university's on-campus football stadium--Yulman Stadium.

The Tulane-Georgia Tech series is back on, according to Tulane
Tulane University and Georgia Tech are pleased to announce that their previously scheduled football game will be played Sept.6 in New Orleans.

January 23, 2014

Adversity nothing new for Tulane wide receiver Ryan Grant at Senior Bowl
Adversity is nothing new to Tulane wide receiver Ryan Grant. So, during a week designed to get him some exposure, he started off flying even lower on the radar.

January 22, 2014

Tulane players Cairo Santos and Chris Davenport shine in NFLPA Collegiate Bowl over the weekend
Tulane place kicker Cairo Santos applied the finishing touches on his stellar collegiate career on Saturday in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl - an All-Star game held in Carson, California at the StubHub Center.

Senior Bowl 2014: Louisianans making a name for themselves
Grant is Tulane's first representative since Jeremy Williams in 2010, he knows he's representing himself and the progress of his university "It can definitely put Tulane on the map since Jeremy Williams and Matt Forte but it's really good for the program so I'm hoping to do some good things out here."

January 21, 2014

Senior Bowl 2014: Tulane WR Ryan Grant
There's lots of local flavor at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama including Tulane wide receiver Ryan Grant, the Green Wave's leading pass catcher all year long.

January 14, 2014

Tulane women's basketball player Leslie Vorpahl nabs second Conference USA Freshman of the Week honor
Tulane freshman Leslie Vorpahl was named Conference USA's Freshman Player of the Week this week, making it the second time this season she has nabbed the honor.

Tulane basketball notebook: Both men and women's teams coming off C-USA wins will host home games this week
The Tulane men's basketball team (9-8, 1-1 in Conference USA) logged its first league win of the season with Saturday's 73-62 victory over North Texas at the Super Pit. The squad opened its C-USA season with a 97-71 loss at Tulsa.

Tulane's Jonathan Stark secures Conference USA's Freshman of the Week for third time this season
Tulane point guard Jonathan Stark earned his third Conference USA Freshman of the Week honor after scoring 17.0 points a game last week.

January 9, 2014

Tulane freshman Jonathan Stark gives big boost to men's basketball team as it heads to Tulsa
If you didn't hear about Jonathan Stark before this fall, you aren't alone. Stark came out of the gates on fire, averaging 16.7 points in the non-conference season.

January 8, 2014

Tulane PK Cairo Santos and WR Ryan Grant land coveted NFL Combine invitation
Santos, who won last season's Lou Groza Award, received an invitation shortly after Christmas to the NFL Combine that will be held Feb 22nd - 25th in Indianapolis, Indiana.

January 6, 2014

Tulane men's basketball team is finding its identity after concluding pre-conference play
Tulane guard Lou Dabney is breathing a little easier in the first week of January than he did the first week of November.

January 2, 2014

Tulane women's basketball uses a late surge to beat Indiana State, 51-45
One day after posting their most lopsided win of the year, the Green Wave found themselves in a slugfest, but once again came up with big plays when they were needed as the Tulane University women's basketball team defeated Indiana State, 51-45, in the championship game of the 18th Annual Tulane/DoubleTree Classic on Sunday afternoon in Devlin Fieldhouse.

Tulane men's basketball faces its final non-conference test Thursday against Hofstra
In the final non-conference game of the season and the opening contest of the 2014 calendar year, the Tulane men's basketball team hosts Hofstra at 1 p.m. CT on Thursday in Devlin Fieldhouse

December 20, 2013

Tulane, UL-Lafayette have a lot on the line in R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
The R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl carries more importance for Tulane and the University of Louisiana-Lafayette than perhaps most other bowls do for their participants.

Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson is no stranger to bowl games even if his program is
This might be the first bowl game for Tulane football in 11 years and is its 11th in school history.

Lewis: Famous name or not, Nick Montana is a leader for Tulane
The Advocate
No, there has never been a time when Nick Montana wished his name were, say, Nick Wyoming.

Tulane LB Nico Marley is proving that size doesn't matter
If you haven't seen Nico Marley play football, treat yourself and check him out in the New Orleans Bowl on Saturday.

December 19, 2013

Tulane senior receiver Ryan Grant ready to finish out college with a bang in NO Bowl
And Grant was the best of the bunch, leading the Green Wave in all four games. But Coach Curtis Johnson said that the unit has made dramatic strides in bowl preparation.

UL-Lafayette players say they expect much tougher battle against Tulane than in 2012
But Cajuns center Andre Huval, who played in last year's contest, said this is a completely different Tulane squad from a year ago. Yeah, many of the names on the back of the jersey are the same. But they're much better than in 2012.

December 17, 2013

A ray of hope: Once paralyzed photographer draws inspiration from Devon Walker
Brian Lukas was assigned to accompany Juan Kincaid on a non-Super Bowl story of Devon Walker. The story was a moving experience for Juan and Brian, but especially for Brian, who had fought some of the same battles Walker was going through now.

Two Louisiana teams take over 2013 R&L Carriers New Orleans bowl
For the first time in its 13 year history, this Saturday's New Orleans Bowl is hosting two Louisiana teams, and that's just one thing the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation is looking ahead to this week.

Tulane kicks off New Orleans Bowl week
As the Tulane Green Wave arrived at their team hotel Monday afternoon, a local brass band got the party started for this week's New Orleans Bowl against the Ragin' Cajuns of Louisiana-Lafayette.

Tulane's football team will call the Hilton Riverside home prior to the New Orleans Bowl
Gold beads and brass music welcomed the Tulane football team, as they "arrived" at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside hotel Monday afternoon for the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl.

Green Wave relocates to Hilton for bowl week
The Advocate
On a trip they have repeated frequently this year, Tulane football coaches and players boarded buses on campus Monday afternoon and headed for Poydras Street. Only this time, the ride ended with a six-member brass band playing and attendants draping beads around their necks.

December 16, 2013

Tulane's Scott Cowen shares his presidential perspective
The Advocate
We knew when we hired CJ he was going to be successful. But quite honestly, it's coming faster than we thought.

Bowl games expected to lure more tourists to New Orleans
The Green Wave is headed for its first bowl game in over a decade. Nearly 50,000 fans, students and alumnae are expected to fill the Superdome in a week.

December 13, 2013

Tulane's Devon Walker ready to receive Disney Spirit award Thursday
The No. 18 is everywhere around the Tulane football program. It is on the players' helmets. It is on the white shirt they wear as they warm up for games. It is on the jersey that has been hung in the Green Wave locker room for games this season.

December 12, 2013

Tulane football team goes elbow deep in game prep for University of Louisiana Lafayette
The Tulane football team spent last week resting up its starters and getting the younger players some practice snaps.

Tulane QB Nick Montana is on the mend again, but should be a go for the New Orleans Bowl
"I just got hit right on the same spot but it feels good now," Montana said. "I got the time off, so my arm feels good. I'm rested. I'm ready to go."

December 11, 2013

Tulane turning a corner in Year 2 under Curtis Johnson
The Advocate
After notching a 7-5 record this season, clinching the Green Wave's first winning season since 2002, Tulane's administration made a statement to Johnson and the rest of the college football world by giving him and his entire coaching staff an undisclosed raise and extending Johnson's contract through the 2020 season.

Four Tulane football players are named All-C-USA first team
Defensive back Lorenzo Doss, defensive lineman Julius Warmsley, and kicker Cairo Santos have been to the All-Conference USA first team, the league announced Tuesday.

Tulane lands the most football players (four) on Conference USA's First Team in more than a decade
Tulane senior defensive tackle Julius Warmsley said he drew an estimated 10 or more double teams a game from opposing defenses.

December 10, 2013

Staunch run defense still buoys Tulane
The Advocate
Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson greeted Rice's 41-24 rout of Marshall in the Conference USA Championship Game on Saturday with a mixture of respect and regret.

December 9, 2013

Tulane snaps losing streak by defeating Jackson State 70-65
Tulane junior guard Jay Hook broke a school record by making eight 3-pointers as the Green Wave ended a five-game losing streak on Saturday afternoon, defeating Jackson State 70-65 at Devlin Fieldhouse.

He won't win coach of the year, but Curtis Johnson has done a remarkable job in just his second season at Tulane. The New Orleans native took over a program that hadn't had a winning season since 2002, and now it is headed to only its fourth bowl game in the past 30 years.

Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson to make more than $1 million and gets increases for assistants in contract extension
Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson has made no bones that his top priority in any contract extension talks would be increasing his assistants' salaries. Johnson got his wish and a big bump in his own compensation, as well.

Tulane's Curtis Johnson agrees to contract extension through 2020: Updated
It took Curtis Johnson two years to get Tulane to its first bowl appearance since 2002. It took the school just under a week to lock him up through the 2020 season.

December 6, 2013

Tulane is going bowling again, after a decade long drought
Tom Brady won his first Superbowl, Brazil won the WorldCup, and the Euro was put into circulation. All three of these events happened in the same year (2002) as when the Tulane Green Wave Football Team last made an appearance in a bowl game.

December 5, 2013

Tulane working on 2014 football scheduling possibilities to accommodate Yulman Stadium construction timetable
The maneuvering has begun to try to ensure the first home game on Tulane football's schedule is played on campus next season.

Tulane seniors Derrick Strozier and Orleans Darkwa feeling the love of campus after school accepts bowl berth
Derrick Strozier walked into the Tulane business school on Wednesday and was bombarded by cheers.

December 4, 2013

Dome-field advantage for the Green Wave's bowl?
The Tulane Green Wave will play at least one more football game at the Superdome before moving to the new Yulman Stadium on the school's Uptown campus next fall.

Tulane accepts bid to New Orleans Bowl
The New Orleans Bowl will definitely have a Louisiana flavor to it this year.

Quick update: Tulane AD Rick Dickson talks about Yulman possibly being ready early and what it will take to keep Curtis Johnson at Tulane
Tulane announced its acceptance of the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl berth on Tuesday, but athletic director Rick Dickson also talked to reporters about some pressing issues about the football program.

With Tulane and ULL, New Orleans Bowl has Louisiana flavor
The (7-5) Tulane Green Wave accepted the invitation on Tuesday to play in the game. The team will match up against the (8-3) University of Louisiana-Lafayette on Tulane's home turf in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Dec. 21.

Tulane football team accepts R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl berth
The bid marks the first bowl appearance since 2002 when the Green Wave competed in the Hawaii Bowl and won 36-28.

December 2, 2013

Life Outside the Lines: Devon Walker talks about painful triumphs, new goals
This past year has been filled with many painful triumphs for former Tulane football player Devon Walker.

Tulane player to receive Disney Spirit
St. Augustine Record
Tulane senior Devon Walker will be presented with the award during the College Football Awards show at Walt Disney World Resort Dec. 12.

Report card on Tulane football after 17-13 Rice loss
On some level, it didn't matter if the Tulane football team won on Saturday in the regular season finale at Rice.

Tulane's offense drags in a 17-13 regular-season finale loss at Rice; Wave still will go a bowl
For as many hurdles as the Tulane football program has cleared this season, it could not vault itself into a Conference USA Championship game.

November 22, 2013

Much on the line for Tulane football as it faces UTEP on Saturday in home Superdome finale
As Tulane faces UTEP in Saturday's Conference USA game in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, the Green Wave will conclude its final regular season of playing at the venue. The team has played 219 times in the facility and called it "home" for games since 1975.

Three keys for Tulane football vs. UTEP: Clean up the mistakes, pass big and stop the run
The entire emphasis of the program in the past two weeks has been cleaning up all the mistakes from two weeks ago and executing what it does best.

Tulane women's basketball is shooting to give coach Lisa Stockton her 400th win at Tulane
Nearly three years ago, Lisa Stockton earned her 400th career win as a college basketball coach when Tulane beat Southeastern.

November 18, 2013

Tulane gets hot late and rallies from 19-point deficit to defeat Loyola of Chicago Saturday
The Tulane men's basketball team looked like it would incur its first loss of the season on Saturday vs. Loyola of Chicago in Devlin Fieldhouse.

November 15, 2013>

Tulane in the New Orleans Bowl? It could happen
The Advocate
Tulane became bowl-eligible in October after a 10-year string of losing records. The Green Wave could make more history later this season by participating in the first all-Louisiana bowl game and the first to match teams from the same state since 2007.

Tulane volleyball to raise funds for paralyzed safety Devon Walker
Yahoo! Sports
The Tulane volleyball team, which is having one of its best seasons ever, is using Friday's match against in-state rival Louisiana Tech to honor former Green Wave football player Devon Walker.

Tulane men's basketball team gears up for Saturday's home game vs. Loyola of Chicago
Tulane fans might not have recognized New Jersey Institute of Technology on the road map of notable college basketball opponents, but Saturday's foe might draw more attention.

November 11, 2013

Late field goal drops Tulane
UTSA kicker Sean Ianno connected on a game-winning, 34-yard field with 14-seconds remaining to give the Roadrunners a 10-7 victory over Tulane in front of 24,606 at the Alamodome.

Tulane WR Ryan Grant receives Senior Bowl invite
According to multiple sources, the first member of Conference USA to get an invite to this year's Senior Bowl is wide receiver Ryan Grant from Tulane.

Tulane women's basketball routs UNO in season opener
Bayou Buzz
The Tulane women's basketball team started its new season by missing its first nine shots from the floor against city foe UNO. But ultimately, Tulane led for all but 2 minutes behind double-doubles from three players.

November 8, 2013

Tulane men's basketball opens season with rash of youth and a new leader
Asked who is leading this new-look Tulane men's basketball team into the 2013-14 season, baby-faced freshman guard Jonathan Stark didn't hesitate. "I would have to say Lou is the leader on the team."

It's one step at a time for Ed Conroy's new-look Tulane basketball team
The Advocate
It's 2 a.m. on Monday morning, and Tulane basketball coach Ed Conroy can't stop watching center Tomas Bruha's feet.

Lisa Stockton begins 20th year at helm of Tulane women's basketball: Season Preview
But fast forward to 2013, and she's won 396 games as the all-time winningest women's basketball coach in Tulane and Conference USA history.

Tulane, UNO women's basketball squads to meet in season opener Friday
Tulane and UNO's women's basketball teams open the season against each other Friday night at Tulane. The Green Wave is coming off a 24-9 season in which it finished second in Conference USA.

Tulane quarterback Devin Powell takes care of mother when he's not winning football games
A quarterback battle raged since the moment transfer Nick Montana arrived on Tulane's campus. But incumbent passer Devin Powell carried a perpetual air of unaffectedness.

November 7, 2013

Tulane's Johnson, UTSA's Coker share long friendship, respect
The Advocate
When Curtis Johnson ran into Larry Coker at Conference USA Media Day in August, the two long-time colleagues had a chance to rekindle an old friendship.

Tulane's Curtis Johnson eager to bounce back at UTSA
Fox 8
Tulane's four-game win streak came to a crashing halt Saturday with a 34-17 loss to Florida Atlantic but coach Curtis Johnson is encouraging his team to bounce back this week at UT-San Antonio.

November 6, 2013

Tulane's Johnson to keep rotating quarterbacks
The Advocate
Tulane's ongoing quarterback rotation has been a point of intrigue for more than a month, but now the line of questioning carries more significance.

November 4, 2013

Coach's Corner: Tulane's Curtis Johnson
USA Today
Today, under the direction of second-year coach Curtis Johnson, Tulane is looking at the program's most successful season in 15 years.

FAU beats Tulane, days after Pelini resignation
After a most bizarre week for Florida Atlantic, the Owls rallied around their new coach and each other.

2014 Tulane baseball schedule features 32 home games; 15 games against team coming off NCAA regional showings
The 2014 Tulane baseball program will travel to both coasts, and quite a few places in between, as they released their schedule on Wednesday, highlighted by 32 home games at Greer Field at Turchin Stadium, and 55 games overall.

November 1, 2013

Tulane hopes to build on its four-game win streak vs. trouble-laden FAU
This game week started out for Tulane as an exercise in how well the Green Wave can process the success of obtaining bowl eligibility for the first time since 2002.

Devon Walker is recovering from a broken neck, but still driving a young Tulane secondary to perfection
No one is more proud of what this Tulane secondary is achieving than one guy on the sideline. Devon Walker can't lift his arms in celebration each time Tulane makes an interception. There have been 15 such occasions this season.

October 31, 2013

'Devon's Den' dedicated for paralyzed Tulane player
FoxSports Southwest
Tulane University and many other supporters have helped create "Devon's Den," the construction of an additional bedroom and bathroom at his home. It was dedicated during a ceremony last Friday before the Tulane vs. Tulsa game.

Tulane juggling playing time for two talented quarterbacks
Devin Powell has helped lead the Wave to two victories in a row while Nick Montana has been nursing a shoulder injury.

Tulane's new football stadium is good news for New Orleans
Soon, it'll also be home to Tulane's new football stadium. It was quite a sight driving a little north past the old Tulane stadium site and seeing the new stadium coming out of the ground.

October 30, 2013

Tulane S Sam Scofield picks up national award: Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week
Tulane safety Sam Scofield added two more weekly honors to his resume on Tuesday as the junior safety was named the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA)/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week and was also selected as the Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) Defensive Player of the Week.

Tulane football learning to handle success
Curtis Johnson has only been the head coach since 2012, but the bowl talk has arrived after the wave beat Tulsa this past Saturday "Like I told them this morning, now they've got even more girlfriends than last week, they've got more family members, they've got more everything."

Plenty of reasons for Tulane rise up the college football ladder
It's a new neighborhood for Tulane. The Green Wave resides in the land of winning football. Eight games into the season, Tulane coach Curtis Johnson is being asked (by me) which bowl would his team would like to play at the end of the season.

Bob Marley's grandson Nico is making his music on the field for upstart Tulane
Yahoo! Sports
The coolest name, though, is Marley. Nico Marley, freshman linebacker, is the grandson of one of the greatest musicians who ever lived.

The Teams That Make College Football
Wall Street Journal
College football is a game of patience, and Duke wasn't the only team that reaped its reward Saturday. Buffalo and Tulane also